Public Affairs Fellow 2020-21

Dr. Amanda Brodeur
Associate Professor
Biomedical Sciences Department
Professional Building, rm. 352
417-836-5478
ABrodeur@MissouriState.edu
 
 

Dr. Amanda Brodeur is an Associate Professor in the Cell and Molecular Biology Department in the McQueary College of Health and Human Services.  Amanda completed her combined M.D./Ph.D. degree at the University of Missouri.  She also completed residencies in Pediatrics and Medical Genetics at the University of Missouri, and she is a board-certified Medical Geneticist.  Amanda‚Äôs research involves understanding the biochemistry of human disease.  She works on furthering understanding of bone biochemistry in the lysosomal storage disorder Hurler Syndrome and in defining the mechanism responsible for initiating type I collagen deposition in renal fibrosis associated with chronic disease. 

Amanda has a passion for Genetics and enjoys sharing her knowledge with undergraduate and graduate students at Missouri State University.  She also serves as Chair of the Pre-Medical Committee, through which she plays an active role in assisting students prepare for and apply to medical school.  Amanda is involved in the Springfield community serving in organizations for children and adolescents, homeless individuals, and those with special needs.