Ballyk, D.

f_ballykBarbara (Dee) Ballyk

B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., Professor (Teaching Stream)

University of Toronto
Tel: 978-3694

Dr. Ballyk completed her B.Sc. in Life Sciences, her M.Sc. in Anatomy and her Ph.D. in Pharmacology at Queen’s University. In the Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Ballyk is the Faculty Lead for Anatomy, and is responsible for the delivery of gross anatomy, neuroanatomy and histology in the preclerkship medical curriculum. For the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, she is the course director of ANA300Y, Human Anatomy and Histology. Dr. Ballyk has won major teaching awards for both of these roles. From the Faculty of Medicine, she has twice won the prestigious Aikins Award, once for Excellence in Individual Teaching Performance (2011) and once for Excellence in Course Development and Coordination (2015). For ANA300Y, she won the award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in the Life Sciences (2013). 


ANA 300Y Human Anatomy and Histology

Structure of the human body and its relationship to function. Human histology, gross anatomy, and neuroanatomy. (Fall-Winter Term)

As the Faculty of Medicine Lead for Anatomy, Dr. Ballyk is responsible for incorporating human gross anatomy, histology and neuroanatomy into the new Foundations Curriculum. Topics in anatomy are aligned with the content of the various courses that make up the preclerkship curriculum. This approach integrates anatomical knowledge with other basic sciences as well as with clinical content.