Stensaas, Suzanne Sperling, PhD

Research Interests

  • Neurosciences
  • Education, Medical
  • Education, Medical, Undergraduate
  • Education, Premedical
  • Multimedia in Medical Education

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Academic Information

  • Departments: Neurobiology & Anatomy - Professor (Lecturer) Emeritus

Academic Office Information

  • Medical Research & Education Bldg
    Neurobiology and Anatomy
    20 N Medical Dr, Room: 401
    Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Email: u0035036@utah.edu

Education History

Type School Degree
Doctoral Training University of Utah
Anatomy (Neuroanatomy)
Ph.D.
Other Training California Junior College
Teaching Credential
Certificate
Graduate Training University of California, Los Angeles
Zoology (Neurophysiology)
M.A.
Undergraduate Pomona College
Zoology
B.A.

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Locatis C, Fontelo P, Sneiderman C, Ackerman M, Uijtdehaage S, Candler C, Stensaas S, Dennis S (2003 Mar-Apr). Webcasting videoconferences over IP: a synchronous communication experiment. J Am Med Inform Assoc, 10(2), 150-3.
  2. Webber JT, Osborn AG, Stensaas SS, Burrows PE, Wald KM, Sundsten JW, Pingree JC (1995 May). The cerebral ventricles: a computer-based interactive tutorial. Radiographics, 15(3), 697-702.
  3. Stensaas SS (1994 Apr). Animating the curriculum: integrating multimedia into teaching. Bull Med Libr Assoc, 82(2), 133-9.
  4. Campbell PK, Normann RA, Horch KW, Stensaas SS (1989 Aug). A chronic intracortical electrode array: preliminary results. J Biomed Mater Res, 23(A2 Suppl), 245-59.
  5. Dawson TM, McCabe RT, Stensaas SS, Wamsley JK (1987 Sep). Autoradiographic evidence of [3H]SCH 23390 binding sites in human prefrontal cortex (Brodmann's area 9). J Neurochem, 49(3), 789-96.
  6. Aldous JA, Powell GL, Stensaas SS (1987 Dec). Brain abscess of odontogenic origin: report of case. J Am Dent Assoc, 115(6), 861-3.
  7. DAndrea JA, DeWitt JR, Gandhi OP, Stensaas S, Lords JL, Nielson HC (1986). Behavioral and physiological effects of chronic 2,450-MHz microwave irradiation of the rat at 0.5 mW/cm2. Bioelectromagnetics, 7(1), 45-56.
  8. DAndrea JA, DeWitt JR, Emmerson RY, Bailey C, Stensaas S, Gandhi OP (1986). Intermittent exposure of rats to 2450 MHz microwaves at 2.5 mW cm2: behavioral and physiological effects. Bioelectromagnetics, 7(3), 315-28.
  9. Stensaas SS, Stensaas LJ (1978 Feb 20). Histopathological evaluation of materials implanted in the cerebral cortex. Acta Neuropathol (Berl), 41(2), 145-55.
  10. Stensaas SS, Stensaas LJ (1976). The reaction of the cerebral cortex to chronically implanted plastic needles. Acta Neuropathol (Berl), 35(3), 187-203.
  11. Stensaas SS, Eddington DK, Dobelle WH (1974 Jun). The topography and variability of the primary visual cortex in man. J Neurosurg, 40(6), 747-55.
  12. Stensaas SS, Edwards CQ, Stensaas LJ (1972 Sep). An experimental study of hyperchromic nerve cells in the cerebral cortex. Exp Neurol, 36(3), 472-87.
  13. Stensaas LJ, Stensaas SS (1971 Aug 7). Light and electron microscopy of motoneurons and neuropile in the amphibian spinal cord. Brain Res, 31(1), 67-84.
  14. Stensaas LJ, Stensaas SS, Trujillo-Cenoz O (1969 Jun). Some morphological aspects of the visual system of Hermissenda crassicornis (Mollusca: Nudibranchia). J Ultrastruct Res, 27(5), 510-32.
  15. Stensaas LJ, Stensaas SS (1968). Astrocytic neuroglial cells, oligodendrocytes and microgliacytes in the spinal cord of the toad. I. Light microscopy. Z Zellforsch Mikrosk Anat, 84(4), 473-89.
  16. Stensaas LJ, Stensaas SS (1968). Light microscopy of glial cells in turtles and birds. Z Zellforsch Mikrosk Anat, 91(3), 315-40.
  17. Stensaas LJ, Stensaas SS (1968). An electron microscope study of cells in the matrix and intermediate laminae of the cerebral hemisphere of the 45 mm rabbit embryo. Z Zellforsch Mikrosk Anat, 91(3), 341-65.
  18. Stensaas LJ, Stensaas SS (1968). Astrocytic neuroglial cells, oligodendrocytes and microgliacytes in the spinal cord of the toad. II. Electron microscopy. Z Zellforsch Mikrosk Anat, 86(2), 184-213.
  19. Stensaas LJ, Stensaas SS, Sotelo JR (1967 Nov). An intra-axonal protozoon in the spinal cord of the toad Bufo arenarum (Hensel). J Protozool, 14(4), 585-95.
  20. Maturana HR, Sperling S (1963-01-01). Unidirectional response to angular acceleration recorded from the middle cristal nerve in the statocyst of Octopus vulgaris. Nature, 197, 815-816.

Review

  1. Dobelle WH, Stensaas SS, Mladejovsky MG, Smith JB (1973 Jul-Aug). A prosthesis for the deaf based on cortical stimulation. [Review]. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol, 82(4), 445-63.

Book Chapter

  1. Suzanne S Stensaas (1994). The "Slice of Life" Videodisc. In P. Morris et al (Ed.), Valuable Viable Software in Eucation: Cases and Analyses (pp. 75-87). New York: EDUCOM/McGraw-Hill.
  2. Stensaas SS (1994-01-01). The "Slice of Life" Videodisc. In P Morris (Ed.), Valuable Viable Software in Education: Cases and Analyses (pp. 75-87). New York: EDUCOM/McGraw-Hill Series in Educational Uses of Information Technology.
  3. Stensaas SS (1992-04-01). Slice of Life: A Videodisc Evolution. In JR McArthur and JR Bolles (Eds.), Survey of Videodisc and interactive videodisc projects in North America, part I (15, pp. 61-72). London: J Audiovisual Media in Medicine.
  4. Stensaas LJ, Stensaas SS, Gonzalez C, Fidone SJ (1981-01-01). Analytical electron microscopy of granular vesicles in the carotid body of the normal and reserpinized cat. In C Belmonte (Ed.), Arterial Chemoreceptors (pp. 176-186). Leicester: University Press.

Conference Proceedings

  1. Stensaas SS, Fischer MR, Batschkus MM, Dietrich JW (2001-01-01). Multimedia in Health Sciences Education. Proceedings of the Slice of Life 2001 and Computers in Healthcare Education Symposium, Munich, Germany.
  2. Stensaas SS, Woermann U (2000-01-01). Computer-based Learning and Medical Education in the USA. Learntec Conference, Karlsruhe, Germany.
  3. Stensaas SS (1997-01-01). Teaching Neuroanatomy with Multimedia: Practicing what I preach. Conference Proceedings, Bristol, UK. Learning Technology in Medical Education Conference, 157-161.
  4. Suzanne S Stensaas (1996). The Use of Multimedia in Medical Education. Utah Special Educator, BIREME.
  5. Stensaas SS (1989-01-01). The educational potential of linking a videodisc and an expert system. 14th Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care, 864-868.
  6. Stensaas SS, Sorenson DK (1988-01-01). A HyperCard shell for multi-institutional, videodisc-linked, neuroscience education. 13th Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care, 1026-1027.
  7. Stensaas SS, Sorenson DK (1988-01-01). "HyperBrain" and "Slice of Life": An interactive HyperCard and Videodisc Core Curriculum for Neuroscience. Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care, 12, 416-420.

Letter

  1. Murray RS, Stensaas SS, Anderson RE, Matsuo F (1987 Sep). Bilateral basal ganglia necrosis following diffuse hypoxic-ischemic injury [Letter to the editor]. Arch Neurol, 44(9), 897.

Abstract

  1. Larsen, P, Stensaas, S (2004). PediNeuroLogic Exam: a Web-based tutorial for Teaching the Pediatric Neuroloical Examination [Abstract]. Annals of Neurology, 56( S110-1).
  2. Stensaas SS, Stensaas LJ, Cowan E, Smith JM (2003-01-01). Guaranteeing Access to a Unique Resource: Publishing a Brain Atlas in a Non-traditional Format [Abstract]. Medical Library Association Meeting, Electronic Poster. Chicago, IL.
  3. Larsen PD, Stensaas SS (2002). NeuroLogic: a web-based tutorial for teaching an anatomical approach to neurological examination [Abstract]. Brain Dev, 24(617-618).
  4. Larsen PD, Stensaas SS (2002-01-01). A Web-based Tutorial for Teaching an Anatomical Approach to the Neurological Examination [Abstract]. ICNA and AOCNA, China.
  5. Stensaas SS, Larsen PD, Stern A, Burrows P (2002-01-01). NeuroLogic: an Anatomical Approach to the Neurological exam using Video and English or Spanish Audio Track [Abstract]. International Association of Medical Science Educators, Guadalahara, Mexico.
  6. Larsen PD, Stensaas SS, Burrows PE, Carlson E (2002-01-01). Neurological Cases: A Tool for Testing Neuroanatomical Localization [Abstract]. Slice of Life Workshop, Toronto, Canada.
  7. Larsen PD, Stensaas SS, Stern A (2001-01-01). NeuroExam, clinical "dissection" of the nervous system: An Internet accessible tutorial for medical neuroscience [Abstract]. Slice of Life Workshop, Munich, Germany.
  8. Stensaas SS (2001-01-01). Imaging and Electronic Resources for Neuroscience Teaching [Abstract]. FASEB, Orlando, Florida.
  9. Stensaas SS (2001-01-01). A Laboratory Syllabus with Atlases, Quizzes, and Animations [Abstract]. FASEB, Orlando, Florida. Computers in Teaching and Research Section.
  10. Stensaas LJ, Cowan D, Stensaas SS (2000-01-01). A Digital Atlas of the Cytoarchitecture (Nuclei) and Myeloarchitecture (White Matter) of the Human Brain in Serial Horizontal Sections [Abstract]. Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, LA.
  11. Candler C, Uijtdehaage S, Dennis S, Stensaas S (2000-01-01). Metadata Standards for Educational Multimedia [Abstract]. Annual meeting of the Association of American Medical College, Chicago.
  12. Stensaas SS (1996-01-01). Using "Slice of Brain" videodisc as an image/video resource for problem-based neuroscience teaching [Abstract]. Soc. for Neuroscience.
  13. Cundick KE, Stensaas SS, Turner SW (1993-01-01). Analysis of student performance and preference for a multimedia CAI Neuroanatomy Lab Course [Abstract]. Research in Medical Education Conference (RIME- AAMC).
  14. Burrows PE, Staley BE, McVaugh NK, Stensaas SS (1993-01-01). Slice of Brain with HyperBrain: Linking a neuroscience videodisc to modular multimedia software [Abstract]. 18th Innovations in Medical Education (IME- AAMC), 133.
  15. Webber JT, Osborn AG, Burrows PE, Stensaas SS (1993-01-01). The Cerebral Ventricles [Abstract]. InfoRAD, Radiologic Society of North America (InfoRAD exhibit) and European Congress of Radiologists.
  16. Burrows PE, Stensaas SS, Bolles JR, Sundsten JW, Alvord EC, Chase RA, Osborn AG (1992-01-01). Slice of Brain: A videodisc Resource for Neuroscience Education [Abstract]. Innovations in Medical Education, Assoc. Amer. Med. Coll.
  17. Stensaas SS, Burrows PE, Bolles JR, Sundsten JW, Alvord EC (1992-01-01). Slice of Brain, a Videodisc for Neuroscience Education [Abstract]. Soc. for Neuroscience.
  18. Stensaas SS (1991-01-01). HyperBrain, an interactive, multimedia Software program [Abstract]. Soc. for Neuroscience.
  19. Stensaas SS, Burrows PE, Alonso DR, Erde SM (1991-01-01). Images for multimedia CAI development: digital and/or analog? [Abstract]. Innovations in Medical Education, Assoc. Amer. Med. Coll.
  20. Mamalis N, Fogg S, Stensaas SS (1989-01-01). Computer-based interactive videodisc for teaching ophthalmic pathology [Abstract]. American Academy of Ophthalmology.
  21. Marcotte JM, Peay WJ, Stensaas SS (1989-01-01). Interactive Videodisc-based computer-assisted instruction in an academic health science library [Abstract]. Medical Library Association.
  22. Stensaas SS (1989-01-01). "Slice of Life", a videodisc for all courses [Abstract]. American Association of Anatomists. Anat. Rec, 223, 110A.
  23. Litzinger M, Azimi-Zoonoz A, Stensaas S (1988-01-01). Identification of calcium channels in frontal cortex and hippocampus of human brain using omega conotoxin binding [Abstract]. American Academy of Neurology.
  24. Litzinger M, Azimi-Zoonoz A, Stensaas SS (1988-01-01). A calcium channel probe for human brain: specific binding sites for w-conotoxin [Abstract]. Soc. for Neuroscience.
  25. Brandt RC, Stensaas SS (1988-01-01). Using Games to Memorize Facts [Abstract]. Fifth National Symposium on Microcomputers in Medical Education.
  26. Stensaas SS, Brandt RC (1988-01-01). Organizing and Representing Medical Facts for the Computer-Based Memorization System [Abstract]. Fifth National Symposium on Microcomputers in Medical Education.
  27. Macfarlane J, Kaipa P, Heilbrum MP, Apfelbaum RI, Stensaas SS (1988-01-01). Neurosurgery/Macintosh Video Disk Manager: An Interactive Video Disk Instructional Program [Abstract]. American Association of Neurological Surgeons.
  28. Andrews CL, Goldsmith DB, Osborn AG, Stensaas SS, Davidson CH, Quigley AC (1987-01-01). Developing Computer-Assisted Instruction with Interactive Videodisc for Teaching Neuroradiology [Abstract]. 73rd Scientific Assembly of the Radiological Society of North America.
  29. Stensaas SS, Stringham DR, Love N, Valdes-Dapena M (1987-01-01). Videodisc interfaced with MS-DOS microcomputer network or single station for teaching, self-assessment or testing basic sciences [Abstract]. Innovations in Medical Education, Association of American Medical Colleges.

Other

  1. Stensaas SS (1995-01-01). Multimedia: Why aren't we using more of it? Teach. Learn. Med (7, pp. 130-132).
  2. Stensaas SS (1989-01-01). Evolution of a model for medical school production of computer-aided instruction using interactive video. Bull. Path. Educ (14, pp. 135-144).
  3. Stringham DR, Stensaas SS (1989-01-01). The Smart Tutor System for use in medical education. Bull. Path. Ed (14, pp. 43-47).
  4. Stensaas SS (1987-01-01). The University of Utah Cooperative Videodisc "A Slice of Life." Its production and applications. Bull. Path. Ed (12(1), pp. 15-25).

Video/Film/CD/Web/Podcast

  1. Larsen P, Stensaas SS (2002-01-01). 2002 NeuroLogical Cases: The first of a series of cases for student problem solving [Web].
  2. Larsen P, Stensaas SS (2001-01-01). NeuroLogic Exam: An Anatomical Approach to the Neurological Examination [Web].
  3. Stensaas LJ, Stensaas SS, Cowan D (2000-01-01). Digital Slice of Brain: A human brain atlas demo online [Web].
  4. Stensaas SS (2000-01-01). HyperBrain 2000. Web-based with syllabus, quizzes, animated pathway quizzes, atlas, practical exam. Collaborators included the Knowledge Weavers headed by Sharon Dennis and radiologist Steven Voron [Web].
  5. Stensaas SS (1997-01-01). Digital Slice of Life: Digitizing and Cataloging selected images from the Slice of Life Videodisc. Part of Knowledge Weavers Project [Video].
  6. Stensaas SS (1997-01-01). CD: Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology. Cornell Seminar in Salzburg. R.B. Robers, Course Director [CD].
  7. Stensaas SS (1997-01-01). El Cerebro Electronico. Barcoded and computer version of HyperCard version of HyperBrain (in Spanish). SOL, Salt Lake City, UT [Web].
  8. Chen C, Stensaas SS (1997-01-01). Byte of Life 95. SOL, Salt Lake City, Utah CD-ROM [CD].
  9. Stensaas SS (1996-01-01). Slice of Life Conference Programs [Web].
  10. Stensaas SS, Burrows PE (1996-01-01). Slice of Life VII: videodisc with 44,500 images. SOL, Salt Lake City, UT [Video].
  11. Stensaas SS (1996-01-01). HyperBrain 1.0. HyperCard program for teaching brain anatomy using Slice of Life VI, VII or Slice of Brain videodisc and the Interactive Brain Atlas CD-ROM. SOL, Salt Lake City, UT [CD].
  12. Huntley J, Stensaas SS (1995-01-01). Byte of Life 94. SOL, Salt Lake City, UT CD-ROM [CD].
  13. Stensaas SS, Burrows PE (1994-01-01). Slice of Brain I videodisc database. SOL, Salt Lake City, UT [Video].
  14. Stensaas SS, Burrows PE (1994-01-01). Slice of Life VI videodisc database. SOL, Salt Lake City, UT [Video].
  15. McAllister BC, Osborn AG, Richards TJ, Rauschning W, Riddle S, Deitz R, Harnsberger R, Stensaas S, Maach J, Pech P, Cesarinin KG (1993-01-01). The Cranial Nerve Atlas: A Rapid-Access Computer-based learning tool for radiologists. SOL, Salt Lake City, UT [Web].
  16. Stensaas SS, Fogg S (1993-01-01). HyperBrain 1.0 for Windows. A Plus program for teaching brain anatomy. SOL, Salt Lake City, UT [CD].
  17. Stensaas SS (1993-01-01). HyperBrain 5.0. HyperCard program for teaching brain anatomy. SOL, Salt Lake City, UT [CD].
  18. Stensaas SS, Burrows PE, Bolles J (1993-01-01). Slice of Brain I: A Shared Cooperative Videodisc for Neuroscience. SOL, Salt Lake City, UT [Video].
  19. Millhouse OE, Stensaas SS (1993-01-01). Neuroanatomy syllabus for use with HyperBrain 5.0 HyperCard Stacks. SOL, Salt Lake City, UT [Web].
  20. Burrows PE, Stensaas SS (1992-01-01). Slice of Life in Review 1991. VHS videotape of demonstrations from the Slice of Life Workshop. SOL, Salt Lake City, UT [Video].
  21. Burrows PE, Stensaas SS (1992-01-01). Slice of Life in Review 1991 CLV videodisc. Demonstrations from the Slice of Life Workshop, SOL, Salt Lake City, UTç [Video].
  22. Stensaas SS, Burrows PE (1992-01-01). Slice of Life VI videodisc with 38,500 images. SOL, Salt Lake City, UT [Video].
  23. Stensaas SS (1991-01-01). Slice of Life V videodisc database in ascii format. SOL, Salt Lake City, UT [Video].
  24. Stensaas SS (1991-01-01). HyperBrain 4.0. HyperCard program for teaching brain anatomy. SOL, Salt Lake City, UT [Video].
  25. Millhouse OE, Stensaas SS (1991-01-01). Neuroanatomy syllabus for use with HyperBrain 4.0 HyperCard Stacks. SOL, Salt Lake City, UT [Web].
  26. Stensaas SS (1991-01-01). Slice of Life V videodisc database. SOL, Salt Lake City, UT [Video].
  27. Stensaas SS (1990-01-01). Slice of Life IV videodisc database. SOL, Salt Lake City, UT [Video].
  28. Burrows PE, Stensaas SS (1990-01-01). Slice of Life in Review 1990. Videotape of the 1990 Slice of Life Workshop, SOL, Salt Lake City, UT [Video].
  29. Burrows PE, Stensaas SS (1990-01-01). Slice of Life in Review 1990 CLV videodisc. Demonstrations from the Slice of Life Workshop, SOL, Salt Lake City, UT [Video].
  30. Stensaas SS, Burrows PE (1990-01-01). Slice of Life V videodisc with 34,000 images. SOL, Salt Lake City, UT [Video].
  31. Stensaas SS (1990-01-01). HyperBrain 3.0: HyperCard program for teaching brain anatomy. SOL, Salt Lake City, UT [Web].
  32. Millhouse OE, Stensaas SS (1990-01-01). Neuroanatomy syllabus for use with HyperBrain 3.0 HyperCard Stacks, SOL, Salt Lake City, UT [Web].
  33. Stensaas SS, Burrows PE (1989-01-01). Slice of Life IV videodisc with 30,000 images, SOL, Salt Lake City, UT [Video].
  34. Stensaas SS (1989-01-01). Slice of Life III Videodisc Database. SOL, Salt Lake City, UT [Video].
  35. Millhouse OE, Stensaas SS (1988-01-01). Neuroanatomy Syllabus for use with "HyperBrain" 2.0 and "Slice of Life III" [Web].
  36. Burrows PE, Stensaas SS (1988-01-01). Slice of Life Demonstration Videotape. 2 hours, Stewart Publishing, Alexandria Virginia [Video].
  37. Stensaas SS, Burrows PE (1988-01-01). Slice of Life III. Videodisc with 26,500 images [Video].
  38. Millhouse OE, Stensaas SS (1988-01-01). Neuroanatomy Syllabus: A guide to dissection, laserdisc and HyperBrain [Web].
  39. Stensaas SS (1987-01-01). Neuroanatomy Videotapes. Twelve labs, review course and review in 3 planes. Total 17 video tapes [Video].
  40. Stensaas SS, Burrows PE (1987-01-01). The Second Slice of Life. University of Utah Cooperative Videodisc with 22,000 images [Video].
  41. Stringham DR, Stensaas SS (1986-01-01). Computer Program: Smart Tutor System. Self assessment, test bank management, tutorials and videodisc index [CD].
  42. Stensaas SS (1986-01-01). Slice of Life. University of Utah Videodisc with 12,500 images [Video].
  43. Millhouse OE, Stensaas SS (1975-01-01). Neuroanatomy Syllabus: A guide to dissection with microfiche [Web].