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Frank B. Bell

School of Health Sciences and Education Faculty
School of Health Sciences & Education

Adjunct Assistant Professor



  • M.S., New York Chiropractic College, 2015
  • D.C., Cleveland Chiropractic College, 1988


Dr. Bell graduated from Cleveland Chiropractic College in 1988, and practiced in upstate New York for 25 years. In 1989, Dr. Bell began teaching Human Anatomy and Physiology at Hudson Valley Community College. Shortly thereafter, he also began teaching Medical Terminology and introductory human biology and chemistry courses at Schenectady County Community College. In 1995, he temporarily left teaching to spend more time with his young children. In 2006, Dr. Bell returned to teaching Human Anatomy and Physiology at Schenectady County Community College and this experience initiated his transition from practicing full-time to teaching full-time. Currently, Dr. Bell is an associate professor of biology at SUNY Adirondack teaching Human Anatomy and Physiology, and Medical Terminology. Also, he has instructed over 100 online undergraduate and graduate courses in biological and health sciences for multiple colleges/universities, such as Human Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Terminology, Trends and Issues in Health Care, Medical Ethics, Bachelor's Capstone in Health Science, and Health Behavior. Dr. Bell was the first to join Dr. Crocker in forming the MSHAPI faculty. He currently teaches HAP 5120-Integumentary, Skeletal, and Muscular Systems, HAP 5150-Lymphatic/Immune, Respiratory, Digestive Systems, Metabolism, ITP 5135-Designing and Developing for Lab and Blended Learning Environments, and ITP 5140-Emplyment in the College/University Setting. Dr. Bell is also a graduate of the MSHAPI Program.