Dr. Michelle Sabick assumed the role of Dean of Parks College of Engineering, Aviation
and Technology at Saint Louis University in July of 2016. Prior to that she was Chair of
the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Saint Louis University. Dr. Sabick began
her academic career at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho where she co-founded
the Center for Orthopaedic and Biomechanics Research and served as Chair of the
Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering for three years.
Sabick earned a BS degree in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve
University and MS and PhD degrees in Biomedical Engineering from the University of
Throughout her career, Sabick has been passionate about improving undergraduate
engineering education. She has been highly involved in efforts to transform STEM
teaching practices at both Saint Louis University and Boise State, where she helped
mentor faculty members to infuse courses with more interactive and hands-on learning
experiences. She is currently working on a Boeing-funded project to infuse more math
content into the middle school curriculum in the St. Louis Public School System.