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Associate Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 416, Athens Campus
Expertise: Role of blood platelets in hemostasis & thrombosis. Rho GTPases as antithrombosis targets.
Suman Asalla
Suman Asalla, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 355, Athens Campus
Charles Atkins
Charles Atkins, PhD
Associate Professor Emeritus, Genetics
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine Hall 228, Athens Campaus

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Bijinu Balakrishnan
Bijinu Balakrishnan, PhD
Post-Doctoral Researcher
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 273, Athens Campus
Assistant Professor of Instruction
Biomedical Sciences
Cleveland
334B, Cleveland Campus
Expertise: Physiology, Pharmacology, Ion channel structure-function, Medical education
Baumann, Cory 2021
Cory Baumann, PhD
Assistant Professor & Investigator of the Ohio Musculoskeletal & Neurological Institute
Biomedical Sciences
Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
Life Science Building 135, Athens Campus
Expertise: Aging Systems, Muscle Physiology, Kinesiology
Fabian Benencia
Fabian Benencia, PhD
Associate Professor, Immunology
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Academic & Research Center 202C, Athens Campus
Mark Berryman
Mark Berryman, PhD
Associate Professor, Cell Biology; Director, Microscopy Core Facility
Biomedical Sciences
Research and Grants
Life Sciences Building 237, Athens Campus
Associate Professor, Gross Anatomy
Dublin
Biomedical Sciences
MEB2-168, Dublin Campus
Expertise: Expertise: Anatomical sciences, surgical anatomy, functional morphology
Julie Buckley
Julie Buckley
Lab Management Senior Specialist (Histopathology)
Biomedical Sciences
Academic Research Center, Athens Campus

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Timothy Cain
Timothy Cain, PhD
Associate Professor
Dublin
Biomedical Sciences
MEB1-444, Dublin Campus
Donald Cerio
Donald Cerio, PhD
Adjunct Lecturer
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building, Athens Campus
Xiaozhuo Chen
Xiaozhuo Chen, PhD
Associate Professor, Transgenic Systems
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Konneker Research Center 109, Athens Campus
Andy Chen
Andy Chen, PhD
Associate Professor or Instruction
Biomedical Sciences
SPS-334A, Cleveland Campus
Leatha Clark
Leatha Clark, DPT
Clinical Research Scientist II
Biomedical Sciences
Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
Irvine Hall 251, Athens Campus
Expertise: Physical Therapy, Aging Systems, Pediatrics
Prof., Physiology & Neuroscience; Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Harold E. Clybourne, D.O., Endowed Research Chair
Biomedical Sciences
Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
Irvine 236, Athens Campus
Expertise: Human Physiology, Neuromuscular Physiology, Aging Systems, Clinical Trials
Professor of Instruction
Dublin
Biomedical Sciences
MEB2-166, Dublin Campus
Expertise: Histology, Neuroanatomy, Gross Anatomy
Associate Professor, Microanatomy; Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Ralph S. Licklider, D.O.; Endowed Faculty Fellow in Enhanced Metabolic Aging
Biomedical Sciences
Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
Diabetes Institute
Academic and Research Center 302E, Athens Campus
Expertise: Metabolism, Aging Systems, Muscle Physiology
Kathryn Corbin
Kathryn Corbin, BS
Research Technician
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 302D, Athens Campus
Karen Coschigano
Karen Coschigano, PhD
Assoc. Professor, Molecular/Cellular Biology; Director, Research Division, Diabetes
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Academic and Research Center 302D, Athens Campus
Peter Coschigano
Peter Coschigano, PhD
Director, Pathways to Health and Wellness Curriculum; Associate Professor, Microbiology
Biomedical Sciences
Academic Affairs
Life Sciences Building 225, Athens
Hannah Curtis
Hannah Curtis, BA
Research Technician
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building 110, Athens Campus

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Wei-Ming Duan
Wei-Ming Duan, MD, PhD
Professor of Instruction
Cleveland
Biomedical Sciences
SPS-334D, Cleveland Campus

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Debbie Essman
Debbie Essman, AS
Anatomical Assistant
Biomedical Sciences
Grosvenor 135, Athens Campus

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Margaret Flanigan-Skinner 4-2020
Margaret Flanigan-Skinner, PhD
Professor of Instruction; Associate Director of Center of Teaching & Learning
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 351, Athens Campus
Jodie Foster 8-2020
Jodie Foster, MPT
Associate Professor of Instruction, Medical Anatomy
Biomedical Sciences
Dublin
MEB2-160, Dublin Campus

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Kenneth Goodrum
Kenneth Goodrum, PhD
Associate Professor Emeritus, Immunology
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 228, Athens Campus
Kathy Gossett
Kathy Gossett, AS
Administrative Services Associate
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 228, Athens Campus
Director, Infectious and Tropical Disease Institute; Professor, Microbiology
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Infectious and Tropical Disease Institute
Irvine 333, Athens Campus
Expertise: Tropical Diseases, Parasitology, Blood Bank Safety, International Research, Research Capacity Development
Joseph Groenke
Joseph Groenke, BS
Laboratory Coordinator
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building 110, Athens Campus
Abhishek Gupta
Abhishek Gupta, PhD
Post-Doctoral Researcher
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 278, Athens Campus

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Bob Hikida
Bob Hikida, PhD
Distinguished Professor, Emeritus, Microanatomy
Biomedical Sciences
Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
Staff
Irvine, Athens Campus
Frank Horodyski
Frank Horodyski, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Molecular Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building 235, Athens Campus
John Howell
John Howell, PhD
Associate Professor, Emeritus
Biomedical Sciences
Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
Irvine 356, Athens Campus

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Gillian Ice
Gillian Ice, PhD
Professor, Social Medicine; Director, Global Health
Social Medicine
Academic Affairs
Biomedical Sciences
Grosvenor 301, Athens Campus
Sharon Inman
Sharon Inman, PhD
Associate Professor, Renal Physiology; Director, SURF Program
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Academic & Research Center 302C, Athens Campus

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Calvin James
Calvin James, PhD
Associate Professor; Interim Director, Diabetes Institute
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Parks Hall 149, Athens Campus
Peter Johnson
Peter Johnson, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Biochemistry
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 228, Athens Campus

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Noriko Kantake
Noriko Kantake, PhD
Lab Coordinator
Biomedical Sciences
Life Science Building 240, Athens Campus
John Kopchick
John Kopchick, PhD
Goll-Ohio Eminent Scholar; Professor, Molecular Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Konneker Research Center 206, Athens Campus
Kumarasamy, Sivarajan 2020
Sivarajan Kumarasamy, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Academic Research Center 302H, Athens Campus

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Associate Professor
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Academic & Research Center 202H, Athens Campus
Expertise: Molecular biology, Adipose tissue, Obesity, Diabetes, Metabolism, and Physiology
Yang Li
Yang Li, PhD
Professor, Neuroscience
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Irvine 346, Athens Campus
Huanhuan Liu 2020
Huanhuan Liu, PhD
Research Associate
Biomedical Sciences
Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
Life Science Building 250, Athens Campus
Expertise: Joint degeneration, Orthopedic biology
Macario Llamas
Macario Llamas, MD, MBA, HCM
Assistant Professor of Instruction
Cleveland
Biomedical Sciences
SPS-347A, Cleveland Campus
Assistant Professor
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Academic & Research Center 302A, Athens Campus
Expertise: Obesity, Diabetes, Cardiovascular disease, Behavioral neuroscience, Energy/lipid/glucose homeostasis

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Niladri Mahato
Niladri Mahato, MBBS, MS, DNB, PhD
Assistant Professor of Instruction
Biomedical Sciences
Life Science Building 125, Athens Campus
Ramiro Malgor
Ramiro Malgor, MD
Associate Professor, Pathology; Director, Histology Core Facility
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Academic and Research Center 202B, Athens Campus
Brenda Martinez-Nieves
Brenda Martinez-Nieves, PhD
Associate Professor of Instruction
Dublin
Biomedical Sciences
MEB2-164, Dublin Campus
Stephane Montuelle
Stephane Montuelle, PhD
Research Scientist I
Cleveland
Biomedical Sciences
SPS-121, Cleveland Campus
Associate Chair, Biomedical Sciences; Associate Professor of Bacteriology
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building 235, Athens Campus
Expertise: Bacteriology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Bacterial Infection, Gene Regulation, RNA
Harrison Muturi
Harrison Muturi, PhD
Senior Research Scientist
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 302E, Athens Campus

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Sonia Michael Najjar
Sonia Michael Najjar, MS, PhD
Professor, Osteopathic Heritage Foundation John J. Kopchick, Ph.D., Endowed Eminent Research Chair
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Academic & Research Center 331, Athens Campus
Associate Professor
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Academic & Research Center 302C, Athens Campus
Expertise: Expertise: Diabetes, Islets, Low-grade inflammation, Beta-cell failure, Metabolism, Drug discovery

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Professor, Neuroscience & Anatomy; Director, Educational Programs
Biomedical Sciences
Academic Affairs
Research and Grants
Life Sciences Building 119, Athens Campus
Expertise: Functional Anatomy, Neuroanatomy, Neurophysiology, Curriculum Oversight/Development
James O'Reilly
James O'Reilly, PhD
Assistant Professor of Instruction
Cleveland
Biomedical Sciences
SPS-334C, Cleveland Campus

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Michelle Pate
Michelle Pate, BS
Research Technician
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 228, Athens Campus
Associate Professor of Instruction
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building 113B, Athens Campus
Expertise: Expertise: Human Medical Morphology, Archosaur Cephalic Vasculature and Thermoregulation
Vishwajeet Puri
Vishwajeet Puri, PhD, MS
Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Ralph S. Licklider, D.O., Endowed Professor in Diabetes
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Academic & Research Center 202D, Athens Campus

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Qi-Lytle, Xiaojun
Xiaojun Qi-Lytle, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Instruction
Biomedical Sciences
Cleveland
SPS-347B, Cleveland Campus

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Jamie Remy
Jamie Remy, AS
Administrative Specialist
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 228, Athens Campus
Ryan Ridgely
Ryan Ridgely, MEd
Research Associate
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building 114, Athens Campus
Shawn Rosensteel 8-2020
Shawn Rosensteel, DVM
Assistant Professor of Instruction; Attending Veterinarian
Biomedical Sciences
Life Science Building 117, Athens Campus
Chair and Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Biomedical Sciences
Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
Irvine 225, Athens Campus
Expertise: Endocrine and Bone Pathology; Toxicologic Pathology; Cancer Metastasis; Drug Discovery & Safety; Food Safety.
Edwin Rowland
Edwin Rowland, PhD
Associate Professor
Biomedical Sciences
Infectious and Tropical Disease Institute
Irvine 317, Athens Campus

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Rita Sharma
Rita Sharma, PhD
Senior Research Coordinator
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 267, Athens Campus
Vishva Sharma
Vishva Sharma, PhD
Assistant Research Professor
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Academic & Research Center 267, Athens Campus
Sheridan, Leah 2021
Leah Sheridan, PhD
Professor of Instruction
Biomedical Sciences
Cleveland
MEB2-167, Cleveland Campus
Yuriy Slyvka
Yuriy Slyvka, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Instruction
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Irvine 424, Athens Campus
Hannah Stankus 8-2020
Hannah Stankus, BS
Senior Technical Specialist
Biomedical Sciences
Academic Research Center 355, Athens Campus
Robert Staron
Robert Staron, PhD
Associate Professor Emeritus of Anatomy
Biomedical Sciences
Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
Irvine 404, Athens Campus
Professor, Functional Morphology & Vertebrate Paleontology
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building 115, Athens Campus
Expertise: Functional Morphology, Paleobiology, Environmental Change, Extinction, Conservation, One Health
Associate Professor of Instruction
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 304, Athens Campus
Expertise: Expertise: cardiovascular physiology, neurophysiology, instructional innovation, US Army Field Medic 1997-2001
Nathaniel Szewczyk 2020
Nathaniel Szewczyk, PhD
Professor, Principal Investigator of the Ohio Musculoskeletal & Neurological Institute; Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Ralph S. Licklider, D.O. Endowed Professor in Molecular Medicine
Biomedical Sciences
Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
Life Science Building 227, Athens Campus
Expertise: Muscle Biology, Molecular Medicine, Space Biology

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Nathan Wages, PhD
Post-Doctoral Researcher
Biomedical Sciences
Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
Irvine 353, Athens Campus
Expertise: Neuromuscular Physiology
Lynn Waugh
Lynn Waugh, BA
Manager, Body Donor Program
Biomedical Sciences
Grosvenor 135, Athens Campus
Professor, Anatomy; Associate Dean of Faculty
Biomedical Sciences
Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
Executive Dean's Office
Life Sciences Building 121, Athens Campus
Expertise: Oral Physiology, Musculoskeletal Biomechanics, Sensorimotor Integration
Professor, Anatomy; Chang Ying-Chien Professor of Paleontology
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building 123, Athens Campus
Expertise: Expertise: Comparative evolutionary biology, Paleontology, & Functional anatomy & Physiology

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Jonathan Young
Jonathan Young, PhD
Post-doctoral Researcher
Biomedical Sciences
Konnecker Research Lab 218, Athens Campus

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Shouan Zhu 8-2020
Shouan Zhu, PhD
Assistant Professor; Investigator of the Ohio Musculoskeletal & Neurological Institute
Biomedical Sciences
Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
Life Science Building 135, Athens Campus
Expertise: Joint degeneration, Orthopedic biology