Samuel Kadavakollu, PhD, MSc

Interim Department Chair of Biomedical Education
Associate Professor
Director of MCAT and Preparatory Programs


Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry, New Mexico State University

M.S. in Organic Chemistry, Andhra University

B.S. in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, Andhra University


Medical Biochemistry, Pathways of Human Metabolism, Nutrition, MCAT/ACT/SAT Preparation, Outreach and Premedical/Prehealth Pathway Programs

Most recent teaching experience:

Assistant Professor at Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM)

Most recent publications and presentations:

Motivating High School Students from Rural Areas to Attend College and Pursue Careers as Osteopathic Physicians, The Journal of American Osteopathic Association, JAOA-2020-0033.

Integration of Community Health and Prevention Topics in an Osteopathic Medical School Curriculum. Medical Education Publish, 2020, 9, 1-6.

A New Medical School with Unique Curriculum in a Serene Town of USA. Medical Education Publish, 2020, 1, 1-4.

Single Accreditation and The Match: How Does the Change Affect Osteopathic Graduates?. Medical Education Publish, 2020, 1, 1-7.

Comprehensive Medical College Admission Test Preparatory Course as a Strategy to Encourage Premedical Students to Pursue Osteopathic Medicine in Rural Areas. The Journal of American Osteopathic Association, 2019, 119, 243-249.

A Novel Approach to Preparing Students for the Medical College Admission Test: Passage-Centered Learning (PCL). MedEdPublish Journal. 2019, 8, 1-5.

How to Prepare for the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT): Six Important Tips for Pre-Medical Students from Rural Area. Medical Science Educator, 2019, 1, 1-7