Prof. Isabel Stabile

Prof. Isabel Stabile

Prof. Isabel Stabile

 L.R.C.P.,M.R.C.S.,F.R.C.O.G.,Ph.D.(Lond.)

Associate Professor

Room 107
Library Basement
University of Malta
Msida
  +356 2340 2556
Dr. Isabel Stabile was appointed Research Scientist with the rank of Full Professor at Florida State University in 1991. During her tenure she was responsible for generating over $10,000,000 in research funding which has led to numerous publications as well as international awards. She was elected Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 2006. In 2007 she was appointed Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Malta. Since 2009 she has served as Director of Studies of the Medical Foundation Programme as well as Rector's Delegate for International medical students at the University of Malta. In 2012, she re-designed the clinical curriculum and introduced new strategies to facilitate learning. The final product is student-centered, vertically and horizontally integrated and builds on the success of the biomedical sciences curriculum jointly developed three years previously. The new curriculum was also designed to function within the European Credit Transfer System.
  • Medical Education
  • Imaging
  • Gynaecology
__Publications
  • FST0121 - Technical and Academic English Writing
  • FST0122 - Technical and Academic English Reading
  • FST0511 - Research and Reasoning
  • FST0606 - Human Biology 1
  • FST0607 - Human Biology 2
  • FST0608 - Introduction to Anatomy, Cell Biology and Genetics
  • FST0703 - Biological Chemistry 1
  • FST0704 - Biological Chemistry 2
  • IFS0125 - Technical and Academic English Listening
  • IFS0126 - English Grammar and Logic
  • IFS0512 - Medical and Academic English Reading
  • IFS0514 - Medical and Academic English Listening
  • IFS0516 - Medical and Academic English Writing
  • IFS0517 - Grammar and Medical Terminology
  • MDS1012 - Musculoskeletal System
  • MDS1029 - Reproduction
  • MDS2029 - Integrated Biomedical Sciences
The Medical Education Research Group Research Activities In Progress in collaboration with
medical students. The aim is to support the development of research skills well as provide
academic support and guidance, especially to new and less experienced medical educators,
including students.
If you are interested in getting involved or have an education research project you want to
discuss please contact Professor Stabile at Isabel.stabile@um.edu.mt.


1. Medical students' plans for Foundation training: Malta or UK?
2. Clinical students' perception of their educational experiences (2014/2015)
3. Attitudes of Medical Students in Malta to the Teaching of Embryology and Histology
4. How Much Anatomy Do Medical Students Remember?
5. The Grey Area: Self-Evaluation of Performance in Medical Students at the University
of Malta
6. Are medical students getting better at passing examinations in the basic medical
sciences?
7. The personal Journey of international students at the University of Malta
8. The Origins of Medical Maltese as a Curriculum Topic: A Descriptive Study
9. Attitude of Medical Students Towards Game-Based Learning of Anatomy
10. Do peer tutors in gross anatomy perform better in spotting exams?
11. Unskilled and unaware: self-assessment of first and second year medical students in
anatomy spotting examinations
12. Usefulness of Online Self-Learning Tutorials and Quizzes for Medical Students
13. How do medical students study anatomy?
14. When and how do Maltese medical students decide about specialty career?
15. Near peer inter-professional education for students during gross medical anatomy
16. Does near peer clinical teaching improve clinical skills in Year 3 medical students?
17. Does near peer teaching in Anatomy and Physiology improve learners' summative
examination results?
18. The personality profile of medical students at the University of Malta and its impact
on learning
19. Modernising the spotting test: Impact of student feedback on methods of assessment
20. How do Donut rounds impact the process of learning?
21. What are patients' perceptions of the risks of procedures?
22. Attitude of Medical Students to Academic Honesty and Professionalism
23. The practical skills of newly graduated medical doctors in UK and Malta Rebecca

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