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Elaine Bohórquez

Teaching Associate Professor - Physiology

Scott Hall 319


Dr. Elaine Bohórquez is a New York native and obtained her B.S. in biological sciences from Cornell University. In 2006, she completed her M.S. in physiology at NC State, researching avian influenza. With a growing interest in global health, she earned her Ph.D. degree in microbiology and immunology from UNC-Chapel Hill, working on multidrug resistance in malaria parasites. After completing her Ph.D., she was undergraduate faculty at William Peace University. She returned to NC State in 2014 to join the Physiology Graduate Program as the core physiology professor.

Area(s) of Expertise

Dr. Bohórquez is the core professor for the Physiology Graduate Program at NC State.

Scholarly interests include

  • preparing future healthcare professionals,
  • integrative technology in the graduate classroom (Top Hat),
  • critical and creative thinking in medicine (TH!NK), and
  • written and oral communication in the scientific and medical communities.