Ferdinand Gomez, M.S.

Director for the Human Anatomy Laboratory; and Instructor

Cellular Biology & Pharmacology

Office: AHC2 155A

Phone: 305-348-6176

Email: gomezf@fiu.edu

Ferdinand Gomez is responsible for the administration of the teaching laboratory facilities, anatomical instructional lab curricula and assessment, along with the instruction of anatomy, histology, and organ systems development to HWCOM students. 

Prior to joining HWCOM, his faculty appointment was in the Department of Biological Sciences (FIU College of Arts and Sciences and Education) and served as coordinator and instructor of the Human Anatomy and Foundations of Human Physiology courses for students embarking on various professional health sciences programs of study. 


M.S., Science Education (Biology Track), FIU 
B.S., Biological Sciences, FIU 


  • Excellence in Teaching Award for E-Learning, HWCOM Research Symposium and Faculty/Student Awards Ceremony, 2018 
  • FIU Faculty Senate Excellence in Teaching Award, 2013 

Areas of interest/specialization 

Gomez’s interests include the development of the E-learning aspects of anatomical sciences education via the creation and implementation of several virtual assessments, along with the production of various demonstrative videos that are vital instructional tools that serve as pre-lab primers and post-lab tutorials/reviews; all with the intent of enhancing the students’ learning experiences and outcomes. 

Selected publications

  1. Ehrhardt JD, Gomez F. Embryology, Pancreas (2020) PubMed.gov https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK545243/ 
  2. Baskaya MK, Coscarella E, Gomez F, and Morcos JJ. (2004). Surgical and Angiographic Anatomy of the Posterior Communicating and Anterior Choroidal ArteriesNeuroanatomy (3), 38-42.