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Mike Pascoe, PhD

Core Faculty

Assistant Professor

(303) 724-5978


Professional Qualifications


University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, PhD in Neurophysiology, 2010

University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, MS in Integrative Physiology, 2006

University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, BA in Kinesiology, 2004

Curriculum Vitae

 Teaching Responsibilities

Summer Semester

DPTR 5001 Clinical Anatomy I Course director (6 credit hours)
DPTR 6002 Clinical Anatomy II Course director (3 credit hours)

 Research and Scholarship Interests

Funded Activity

Lee LMJ (PI), Pascoe MA (Co-PI). University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, School of Medicine, Academy of Medical Educators, Rymer Small Grants Program, 2012-2013. Development and Evaluation of a Modular Anatomy Resource Utilizing Innovative Camera Technology. $3,500.

Schwartz RS (PI), Enoka RM (faculty mentor), Pascoe MA (pre-doctoral fellow). University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Aging Training Grant 5T32-AG000279-08, 2008-2010. An institutional training grant to fund pre- and post-doctoral trainees at two University of Colorado campuses. Grant awarded to trainees based on a competitive application process.

Other Research and Scholarly Activity

Discussed “Teaching Anatomy with Technology” with visiting anatomy instructor Lucinda Bouillon, University of Findlay, March 18, 2014

Founding Contributor, Anatomy Tree, 2013-present

Interviewed, “What Does Google Glass Have To Do With Cadavers?” by Michael Edwards and David Lyons, CU Online Podcast, Episode 001, Jun 27, 2014

Contributing Author, PT Think Tank,, 2010-present

Faculty Curator, School of Medicine Wiki,, 2011-present
Reviewer, Medical App Journal,, 2011-present

Advisory Member, kenHub Anatomy Trainer,, 2013-present

Contributing Author, School of Medicine Wiki,, 2011-present

Interviewed, Why social media matters for physiotherapists. Erik Froese, in motion, Australian Physiotherapy Association, Sept 2011


 Publications (within the last five years)

Peer Reviewed Publications

Pascoe MA, Holmes MR, Stuart DG, Enoka RM. Discharge characteristics of motor units during long duration contractions. Exp Physiol. 2014 Oct;99(10):13871398

Pascoe MA, Gould JR, Enoka RM. Motor unit activity when young and old adults perform steady contractions while supporting an inertial load. J Neurophysiol. 2013 Feb;109(4):1055-1064.

Pascoe MA, Holmes MR, Enoka RM. Discharge characteristics of biceps brachii motor units at recruitment when older adults sustained an isometric contraction. J Neurophysiol. 2011 Feb;105(2):571-581.

Marmon AR, Pascoe MA, Schwartz RS, Enoka RM. Associations among strength, steadiness, and hand function across the adult life span. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2011 Apr;43(4):560-567.

Abstracts, Peer Reviewed Scientific and Professional PresentationsPeer Reviewed Scientific and Professional Presentations

Pascoe MA, Lee LMJ. Potential of “Living” Photography in an Online Anatomy Resource to Improve Students’ 3D Spatial Understanding. American Association of Anatomists Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA; Apr 2­5, 2016.
Diouf JR, Pascoe MA, Ringel SP. Creation of a learning module for healthcare graduate students on ALS. American Association of Anatomists Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA; Apr 2­5, 2016.
Pascoe MA. Healthcare profession student internet usage in the gross anatomy lab setting. Education Scholarship & Innovation Symposium, Academy of Medical Educators, School of Medicine, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Aurora, CO; Mar 23, 2016.
Bergden J, Caldwell JH, Pascoe MA, Hughes WF. Dementia in 3D: A case­based instructional module exploring the impact of cerebral vascular anatomy in subcortical pathology leading to dementia. Society for Neuroscience Meeting. Chicago, IL; Oct 2015. Abstract published in Society for Neuroscience Abstracts.

Lowenthal PR, Dunlap JC, Dobrovolny J, Feyissa S, Pascoe, MA. Getting graphic about infographics: An analysis of popular infographics. Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention, Anaheim, CA; Oct 29-Nov 2, 2013.

Pascoe MA, Robertson EK. Utilization and perception of live-blogging coverage of an international manual therapy conference. American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH; Oct 16-20, 2013.

Lee LMJ, Pascoe MA. Development and evaluation of a digital anatomy resource with multi-focal plane, interactive images. American Association of Clinical Anatomists Annual Meeting, Denver, CO; Jul 9-13, 2013.

Monroe F, MacFarlane H, Pascoe MA. Student-created wiki for collaborative medical education. University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Mentored Scholarly Activity Presentations, Aurora, CO; Mar 7, 2013.

Pascoe MA, Davenport T, Noteboom T, Bise C, Elliott J. Follow us! Lessons learned using social media in PT programs. American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego, CA; Jan 23, 2013.

Pascoe MA, Gould JR, Enoka RM. Motor unit activity at recruitment when young and old adults support compliant loads. American College of Sports & Medicine Meeting, Denver, CO; Jun 2011. Abstract published in Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2011 May;43(5):614.


 Honors and Awards

Kaiser Permanente Outstanding Basic Science Teacher Award, School of Medicine, May 2015
CUOnline Innovator Award, May 2015
Artwork selected for inclusion in The Human Touch, Volume 8, 2015
Artwork selected as cover image for Experimental Physiology, October 2014; 99 (10)
Artwork selected as cover image for Journal of Neurophysiology, February 2011; 105 (2)

AmeriCorps Service Scholarship, University of Colorado, Boulder ($1,000), 2008-2009

Dean’s List, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, 2003-2004