University of Nebraska Medical Center


Assistant Professor
Chemistry Coordinator



McGuire is an assistant professor in the Medical Laboratory Science program. He grew up in Omaha, Nebraska. He received his bachelor's degree in clinical laboratory science in 2011 and his master's degree in Health Professions Teaching and Technology in 2019 from the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

McGuire worked in the microbiology department at Nebraska Medicine as a medical laboratory scientist for two years before joining UNMC in 2013 as a student laboratory coordinator. He currently teaches chemistry to Medical Laboratory Science, Physician Assistant, and Clinical Perfusion students.

McGuire serves as the president of the UNMC College of Allied Health Professions Alumni Council and he is active within the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science.

  • Master of Health Professions Teaching and Technology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2019
  • BS, Clinical Laboratory Science, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist Certification by the Board of Certification, American Society for Clinical Pathology, MLS(ASCP)CM
Research Interests

McGuire's research interests include interprofessional education, distance education, and academic remediation. He believes students learn best when they think for themselves, actively participate, and see the value of the information presented.

He is also interested in laboratory simulation and virtual microscopy. These technology tools help enhance educational material and strengthen technical skills.