Phillip Greco

Department Chair



Courses Taught
  • BIOL 2401 (Anatomy and Physiology I)
  • BIOL 2402 (Anatomy and Physiology II)
  • Doctor of Education (EdD), Educational Leadership,  Specialization in Factors that Predict College Success, Argosy University, Tampa FL, 2014 
  • PhD(c), Biology, Specialization in Neuroscience, Illinois State University, Normal IL, 2006
  • MS, Exercise Physiology, University of Florida, Gainesville FL, 1999
  • BS, Exercise Science (Highest Honors) University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1997
Teaching Experience

Previous Experience:

Galen College of Nursing:

  • Anatomy & Physiology I Theory
  • Anatomy & Physiology I Lab
  • Anatomy & Physiology II Thoery
  • Anatomy & Physiology II Lab
  • Student Success

Illinois State University:

  • Biology for Non-Majors
  • Anatomy and Physiology II

University of Florida:

  • Anatomy & Physiology I Lab
  • Anatomy & Physiology II Lab
Professional Experience
  • 1999, Cardiac Rehabilitation, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Bloomington, IL
  • 2000, Polysomnography, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Bloomington, IL
Professional Publications

Garris, P. A., Greco, P. G., Sandberg, S. G., Howes, G., Pongmaytegul, S., Heidenreich, B. A., … & Rebec, G. V. (2007). In vivo voltammetry with telemetry.  Electrochemical Methods for Neuroscience. Baravan: New York.

Greco, P. G., Meisel, R. L., Heidenreich, B. A., & Garris, P. A. (2006). Voltammetric measurement of electrically evoked dopamine levels in the striatum of the anesthetized Syrian hamster. Journal of neuroscience methods, 152(1), 55-64.

Garris, P. A., Ensman, R., Poehlman, J., Alexander, A., Langley, P. E., Sandberg, S. G., … & Rebec, G. V. (2004). Wireless transmission of fast-scan cyclic voltammetry at a carbon-fiber microelectrode: proof of principle. Journal of neuroscience methods, 140(1), 103-115.

Greco, P. G., & Garris, P. A. (2003). In vivo interaction of cocaine with the dopamine transporter as measured by voltammetry. European journal of pharmacology, 479(1), 117-125.

Deyrup, M. D., Greco, P. G., Otero, D. H., Dennis, D. M., Gelband, C. H., & Baker, S. P. (1998). Irreversible binding of a carbostyril‐based agonist and antagonist to the β‐adrenoceptor in DDT1 MF‐2 cells and rat aorta. British journal of pharmacology, 124(1), 165-175.

Gelband, C. H., Greco, P. G., & Martens, J. R. (1996). Voltage‐dependent chloride channels: Invertebrates to man. Journal of Experimental Zoology, 275(4), 277-282.

Professional Presentations

Greco, P. G. (2019) Creation of a community college undergraduate research program.  Texas Academy of Science, 2019.

Greco, P. G. (2003) Characterization of dopamine release in the nucleus accumbens of the male Syrian hamster. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego.

Greco, P. G., Garris, P. A. (2002) Miniature wireless device for fast-scan cyclic voltammetry single unit electrophysiology and electrical stimulation in behaving rats.  Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans.

Greco, P.G., Meisel, H (2002) The Mind Project’s NSF-Supported Virtual neuroscience lab and interactive models of neurotransmission, Society for Neuroscience.

Greco, P.G. (2002) Integrating science and math through inquiry.  National Science Teachers Association, San Diego.