Faculty and Staff Directory

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akbar

Huzoor Akbar, PhD

Associate Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 416, Athens Campus
740.593.2406
atkins

Charles Atkins, PhD

Associate Professor Emeritus, Genetics
Biomedical Sciences
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balakrishnan

Bijinu Balakrishnan, PhD

Post-Doctoral Researcher
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Academic & Research Center 273, Athens Campus
740-593-0168
Barresi, Andrea

Andrea Barresi, PhD

Lecturer, Physiology
Biomedical Sciences
Cleveland
334B, Cleveland Campus
216.295.7535
Benencia, Fabian

Fabian Benencia, PhD

Associate Professor, Immunology
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 202C, Athens Campus
740.597.2133
Berryman, Mark

Mark Berryman, PhD

Associate Professor, Cell Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building 237, Athens Campus
740.593.2364
berryman

Darlene Berryman, PhD, RD, LD

Associate Dean, Research and Innovation; Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Research and Grants
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 220B, Athens Campus
740.593.2375
Biknevicius, Audrone

Audrone Biknevicius, PhD

Associate Professor, Gross Anatomy
Biomedical Sciences
Dublin
MEB2-168, Dublin Campus
614.793.5585
Buckley_Julie

Julie Buckley

Lab Management Senior Specialist (Histopathology)
Biomedical Sciences
Academic Research Center, Athens
740.593.2324

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cain

Timothy Cain, PhD

Associate Professor
Biomedical Sciences
MEB1-444, Dublin Campus
614.793.5597
Cerio, Don

Donald Cerio

Adjunct Lecturer
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building, Athens Campus
740.593.2497
Chen, Xiaoshu

Xiaozhuo Chen, PhD

Associate Professor, Transgenic Systems
Biomedical Sciences
Konneker Research Center 109, Athens Campus
740.593.9699
chen

Andy Chen, PhD

Lecturer, Pharmacology
Biomedical Sciences
SPS-334A, Cleveland Campus
216.295.7534
Clark, Brian

Brian Clark, PhD

Prof., Physiology & Neuroscience; Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Harold E. Clybourne, D.O., Endowed Research Chair
Ohio Musculoskeletal & Neurological Institute
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 236, Athens Campus
740.593.2354
Code, Becky-2019

Rebecca Code, PhD

Associate Professor, Anatomical Sciences
Biomedical Sciences
Dublin
MEB2-166, Dublin Campus
614.793.5584
corbin

Kathryn Corbin, BS

Research Technician
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 302D, Athens Campus
740.593.2523
Coschigano, Karen

Karen Coschigano, PhD

Assoc. Professor, Molecular/Cellular Biology; Director, Research Division, Diabetes
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Academic and Research Center 302D, Athens Campus
740.593.2196
Coschigano, Peter

Peter Coschigano, PhD

Director, Pathways to Health and Wellness Curriculum; Associate Professor, Microbiology
Biomedical Sciences
Academic Affairs
Life Sciences Building 225, Athens
740.593.9488
curtis

Hannah Curtis, BA

Research Technician
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building 110, Athens Campus
740.593.2363

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Davis, Nancy

Nancy Davis, BS

Administrative Specialist
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 228, Athens Campus
740.593.2174
De LaCalle, Sonsoles

Sonsoles De Lacalle, MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 351, Athens Campus
740.593.2357
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Sarah Disney

Temporary Research Associate
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center, Athens Campus
740.539.2326
duan

Wei-Ming Duan, MD, PhD

Senior Lecturer
Biomedical Sciences
Cleveland
SPS-334D, Cleveland Campus
216.295.7537

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elsaid

Salaheldeen Elsaid, PhD

Post-Doctoral Researcher
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 359, Athens Campus
740.593.2488
essman

Debbie Essman, AS

Anatomical Assistant
Biomedical Sciences
Grosvenor 135, Athens Campus
740.593.2171

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Goodrum, Ken

Kenneth Goodrum, PhD

Associate Professor Emeritus, Immunology
Biomedical Sciences
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gossett

Kathy Gossett, AS

Administrative Services Associate
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 228, Athens Campus
740.593.2191
Grijalva, Mario

Mario Grijalva, PhD

Director, Infectious and Tropical Disease Institute; Professor, Microbiology
Infectious and Tropical Disease Institute
Biomedical Sciences, ITDI-Faculty
Irvine 333, Athens Campus
740.593.2192
groenke

Joseph Groenke, BS

Laboratory Coordinator
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building 110, Athens Campus
740.593.0999
gupta

Abhishek Gupta, PhD

Post-Doctoral Researcher
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 278, Athens Campus
740.593.0168

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hikida

Bob Hikida, PhD

Distinguished Professor, Emeritus, Microanatomy
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine, Athens Campus
Horodyski, Frank

Frank Horodyski, PhD

Professor Emeritus, Molecular Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building 235, Athens Campus
740.593.0851
Howell, John

John Howell, PhD

Associate Professor, Emeritus
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 356, Athens Campus
740.593.2387

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Ice, Gillian Harper

Gillian Ice, PhD

Professor, Social Medicine; Biomedical Sciences; Director, Global Health
Social Medicine
Biomedical Sciences, ITDI-Faculty
Academic Affairs
Grosvenor 301, Athens Campus
740.593.2128
inman

Sharon Inman, PhD

Associate Professor, Renal Physiology; Director, SURF Program
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 302C, Athens Campus
740.593.2936

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James, Calvin

Calvin James, PhD

Director of Programs, Office of Inclusion; Interim Director, Diabetes Institute; Associate Professor
Inclusion
Diabetes Institute
Biomedical Sciences
Grosvenor 030C, Athens Campus
740.593.2325
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Peter Johnson, PhD

Professor Emeritus, Biochemistry
Biomedical Sciences
Grosvenor, Athens Campus

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Kantake, Noriko

Noriko Kantake, PhD

Lab Coordinator
Biomedical Sciences
Life Science Building 240, Athens Campus
740.593.2816
Kopchick, John

John Kopchick, PhD

Goll-Ohio Eminent Scholar, Professor, Molecular Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Konneker Research Center 206, Athens Campus
740.593.5434

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lee

Kevin Lee, PhD

Assistant Professor
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 202H, Athens Campus
740.593.2327
Li, Yang

Yang Li, PhD

Professor, Neuroscience
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 346, Athens Campus
740.593.2384
lo

Chunmin Lo, PhD

Assistant Professor
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 302A, Athens Campus
740.593.2328

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Malgor, Ramiro 2019

Ramiro Malgor, MD

Associate Professor, Pathology
Biomedical Sciences
Academic and Research Center 202B, Athens Campus
740.593.2324
Martinez Nieves, Brenda-2019

Brenda Martinez-Nieves, PhD

Integrative Physiologist
Biomedical Sciences
Dublin
MEB2-164, Dublin Campus
614.793.5583
Montuelle, Stephane

Stephane Montuelle, PhD

Research Scientist I
Biomedical Sciences
SPS-121, Cleveland Campus
216.295.7511
Murphy, Erin

Erin Murphy, PhD

Associate Chair, Biomedical Sciences: Associate Professor of Bacteriology
Biomedical Sciences
ITDI-Faculty
Life Sciences Building 235, Athens Campus
740.597.3061
Harrison Muturi

Harrison Muturi, PhD

Senior Research Scientist
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 302E, Athens Campus
740.593.2578

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Najjar, Sonia

Sonia Michael Najjar, MS, PhD

Professor, Osteopathic Heritage Foundation John J. Kopchick, Ph.D., Endowed Eminent Research Chair
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 331, Athens Campus
740.593.2376
nunemakerc

Craig Nunemaker, PhD

Associate Professor
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 302C, Athens Campus
740.593.2387

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oconnor

Pat O'Connor, PhD

Professor, Neuroscience & Anatomy; Director, Clinical Presentation Curriculum
Biomedical Sciences
Academic Affairs
Life Sciences Building 119, Athens Campus
740.593.2110
jim

James O'Reilly, PhD

Lecturer
Biomedical Sciences
Cleveland
SPS-334C, Cleveland Campus
216.295.7536

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Pate, Michelle

Michelle Pate, BS

Research Technician
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 228, Athens Campus
740.597.1224
Porter, Wiliam

Ruger Porter, PhD

Lecturer, Human Anatomy
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building 113B, Athens Campus
740.593.0784
puri

Vishwajeet Puri, PhD, MS

Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Ralph S. Licklider, D.O. Research Heritage Endowed Professor
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 202D, Athens Campus
740.593.2326

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Remy, Jamie

Jamie Remy, AS

Administrative Specialist
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 228, Athens Campus
740.593.2530
Ridgely, Ryan

Ryan Ridgely, MEd

Research Associate
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building 114, Athens Campus
740.416.0692
Rowland, Ed

Edwin Rowland, PhD

Associate Professor
Biomedical Sciences
ITDI-Faculty
Irvine 317, Athens Campus
740.593.2375

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Saxena, Gunjan

Gunjan Saxena, MS

Research Assistant
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 378, Athens Campus
740.593.2535
Sharma rita

Rita Sharma, PhD

Senior Research Coordinator
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 267, Athens Campus
740.597.1224
sharma vishva

Vishva Sharma, PhD

Research Scientist
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 267, Athens Campus
740.593.2227
Sheridan, Leah

Leah Sheridan, PhD

Associate Lecturer, Physiology
Biomedical Sciences
Dublin
MEB2-167, Dublin Campus
614.793.5586
Slayton, Mark

Mark Slayton, PhD

Post-Doctoral Researcher
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 278A, Athens Campus
740.597.1224
Slyvka, Yuri

Yuriy Slyvka, MD, PhD

Associate Lecturer, Anatomical Sciences
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 424, Athens Campus
740.593.2226
Staron, Robert

Robert Staron, PhD

Associate Professor Emeritus of Anatomy
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 404, Athens Campus
740.593.2409
Stevens, Nancy

Nancy Stevens, PhD

Professor, Functional Morphology & Vertebrate Paleontology
Biomedical Sciences
Academic Affairs – Preclinical Education, ITDI-Faculty
Life Sciences Building 133, Athens Campus
740.597.2785
Stork, Christian

Christian Stork, PhD

Lecturer, Physiology
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 304, Athens Campus
740.597.1287

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Waugh, Lynn

Lynn Waugh, BA

Manager, Body Donor Program
Biomedical Sciences
Grosvenor 135, Athens Campus
740.593.2171
Wince, Leon

Leon Wince, PhD

Associate Professor, Pharmacology
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 307, Athens Campus
740.593.2352
Witmer, Larry

Larry Witmer, PhD

Professor, Anatomy; Chang Ying-Chien Professor of Paleontology
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building 123, Athens Campus
740.591.7712

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young

Jonathan Young, PhD

Post-doctoral Researcher
Biomedical Sciences
Konnecker Research Lab 218, Athens Campus
740.593.9660