Dr. Xianglan Hood
Gadsden State Community College
1001 George Wallace Drive Browder Hall, Office 204-4
Gadsden, AL 35903
Phone: (256) 549-8431 Fax: (256) 549-8499
Dr. Xianglan Hood graduated from the Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences (Medical school) in China and earned her M.D. degree in 1990. She practiced medicine at the Children’s Hospital for three years. Dr. Hood came to the United States in 1993 where she studied English and Science (Biology and Chemistry) and earned a Master’s degree in Biology at JSU and then earned a post master’s in Chemistry at UAB.
Dr. Hood began her teaching career as a Teacher Assistant in the Alabama Science in Motion Program at JSU as a graduate student from 1999-2000. She then worked as a Chemistry Laboratory Instructor in the Chemistry Department of JSU during 2001-2006. She also taught Biology part-time at Gadsden State Community College during this time period. Dr. Hood began teaching chemistry as a part-time instructor beginning in 2005 at Gadsden State and became a full-time Chemistry Instructor in 2007.
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