Mehnaz Parvez (Geeta Deka), MBBS, MS

Assistant Professor

651-690-7827

mparvez@stkate.edu

Geeta Deka is a Physician and an Anatomist from India. She has been a Healthcare educator for over 15 years (10 years in USA), educating both at the undergraduate and graduate level. She has taught students of various healthcare fields which includes Medical, Dental, Physiotherapy, Medical Assisting and currently Physician Assistant.

Besides being an educator she was also practicing medicine as a General Practitioner in India.

  • Global Health
  • Preventive Medicine

Master of Science, Human Anatomy
Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati, Assam, India

Bachelor of Science, Medicine and Surgery (MBBS)
Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati, Assam, India

Awarded the “Employee of the Quarter”, Everest North Central Region. (Nov. 2009).

Awarded the “Co-Teacher of the Year Award”, Everest Institute Eagan, MN. (2007).

Assistant Professor, MPAS program, St. Catherine University, 2017–Present

Adjunct Professor, MPAS program, St. Catherine University, 2012–2017

Senior Instructor, Medical Assisting Program, Everest Institute, Eagan, MN, 2006–2011

Basic Life Support Instructor, Everest Institute, Eagan, MN, 2006–2011

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Anatomy, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka, India, 2000–2004

General Practitioner, Primary Care Clinics in Guwahati and Bangalore, India,1996–2004

House Surgeon, Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati, Assam, India, 1994–1996

Hartwig, K, Parvez, M, Burks, L, Phung, B, and Bidinger, H. 2016. Cultures of clinical education that ensure the primary care workforce. Oral presentation at American Public Health Association Conference, Denver, CO.

Deka, G. 2003. Histomorphological Studies of the Fallopian Tube in mammals. Poster presented at 5th Annual Conference of Karnataka Chapter of Anatomists, at Vydehi Institute of Medical Science & Research Center, Bangalore, India.