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Associate Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology
740.593.2406
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 416, Athens Campus
Expertise: Role of blood platelets in hemostasis & thrombosis. Rho GTPases as antithrombosis targets.
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Suman Asalla, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher
740.593.2488
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 355, Athens Campus
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Charles Atkins, PhD
Associate Professor Emeritus, Genetics
740.593.2530
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine Hall 228, Athens Campaus

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Bijinu Balakrishnan, PhD
Post-Doctoral Researcher
740-593-0168
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 273, Athens Campus
Assistant Professor of Instruction
216.295.7535
Cleveland
334B, Cleveland Campus
Expertise: Physiology, Pharmacology, Ion channel structure-function, Medical education
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Cory Baumann, PhD
Assistant Professor & Investigator of the Ohio Musculoskeletal & Neurological Institute
740.593.2174
Biomedical Sciences
Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
Life Science Building 135, Athens Campus
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Fabian Benencia, PhD
Associate Professor, Immunology
740.597.2133
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Academic & Research Center 202C, Athens Campus
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Mark Berryman, PhD
Associate Professor, Cell Biology; Director, Microscopy Core Facility
740.593.2364
Biomedical Sciences
Research and Grants
Life Sciences Building 237, Athens Campus
Associate Professor, Gross Anatomy
614.793.5585
Dublin
Biomedical Sciences
MEB2-168, Dublin Campus
Expertise: Expertise: Anatomical sciences, surgical anatomy, functional morphology
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Julie Buckley
Lab Management Senior Specialist (Histopathology)
740.593.2324
Biomedical Sciences
Academic Research Center, Athens Campus

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Timothy Cain, PhD
Associate Professor
614.793.5597
Dublin
Biomedical Sciences
MEB1-444, Dublin Campus
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Donald Cerio, PhD
Adjunct Lecturer
740.593.2497
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building, Athens Campus
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Xiaozhuo Chen, PhD
Associate Professor, Transgenic Systems
740.593.9699
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Konneker Research Center 109, Athens Campus
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Andy Chen, PhD
Associate Professor or Instruction
216.295.7534
Biomedical Sciences
SPS-334A, Cleveland Campus
Prof., Physiology & Neuroscience; Heritage Foundation Harold E. Clybourne, D.O., Endowed Research Chair
740.593.2354
Biomedical Sciences
Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
Irvine 236, Athens Campus
Expertise: Human Physiology, Neuromuscular Physiology, Aging Systems, Clinical Trials
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Leatha Clark, DPT
Clinical Research Scientist II
740-593-2246
Biomedical Sciences
Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
Irvine Hall 251, Athens Campus
Professor of Instruction
614.793.5584
Dublin
Biomedical Sciences
MEB2-166, Dublin Campus
Expertise: Histology, Neuroanatomy, Gross Anatomy
Associate Professor, Microanatomy; Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Research Endowment: Heritage Faculty Endowed Fellowship
740.593.2404
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
Academic and Research Center 302E, Athens Campus
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Kathryn Corbin, BS
Research Technician
740.593.2523
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 302D, Athens Campus
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Karen Coschigano, PhD
Assoc. Professor, Molecular/Cellular Biology; Director, Research Division, Diabetes
740.593.2196
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Academic and Research Center 302D, Athens Campus
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Peter Coschigano, PhD
Director, Pathways to Health and Wellness Curriculum; Associate Professor, Microbiology
740.593.9488
Biomedical Sciences
Academic Affairs
Life Sciences Building 225, Athens
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Hannah Curtis, BA
Research Technician
740.593.2363
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building 110, Athens Campus

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Wei-Ming Duan, MD, PhD
Professor of Instruction
216.295.7537
Cleveland
Biomedical Sciences
SPS-334D, Cleveland Campus

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Debbie Essman, AS
Anatomical Assistant
740.593.2171
Biomedical Sciences
Grosvenor 135, Athens Campus

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Margaret Flanigan-Skinner, PhD
Professor of Instruction; Associate Director of Center of Teaching & Learning
740.593.2377
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 351, Athens Campus
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Jodie Foster, MPT
Associate Professor of Instruction, Medical Anatomy
614.793.5563
Biomedical Sciences
Dublin
MEB2-160, Dublin Campus

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Kenneth Goodrum, PhD
Associate Professor Emeritus, Immunology
740.593.2530
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 228, Athens Campus
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Kathy Gossett, AS
Administrative Services Associate
740.593.2191
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 228, Athens Campus
Director, Infectious and Tropical Disease Institute; Professor, Microbiology
740.593.2192
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
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Joseph Groenke, BS
Laboratory Coordinator
740.593.0999
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building 110, Athens Campus
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Abhishek Gupta, PhD
Post-Doctoral Researcher
740.593.0168
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 278, Athens Campus

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Bob Hikida, PhD
Distinguished Professor, Emeritus, Microanatomy
Biomedical Sciences
Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
Staff
Irvine, Athens Campus
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Frank Horodyski, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Molecular Biology
740.593.0851
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building 235, Athens Campus
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John Howell, PhD
Associate Professor, Emeritus
740.593.2387
Biomedical Sciences
Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
Irvine 356, Athens Campus

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Gillian Ice, PhD
Professor, Social Medicine; Director, Global Health
740.593.2128
Social Medicine
Academic Affairs
Biomedical Sciences
Grosvenor 301, Athens Campus
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Sharon Inman, PhD
Associate Professor, Renal Physiology; Director, SURF Program
740.593.2936
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 302C, Athens Campus

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Calvin James, PhD
Associate Professor; Interim Director, Diabetes Institute
740.593.2325
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Parks Hall 149, Athens Campus
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Peter Johnson, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Biochemistry
740.593.2530
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 228, Athens Campus

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Noriko Kantake, PhD
Lab Coordinator
740.593.2816
Biomedical Sciences
Life Science Building 240, Athens Campus
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John Kopchick, PhD
Goll-Ohio Eminent Scholar; Professor, Molecular Biology
740.593.5434
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Konneker Research Center 206, Athens Campus
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Sivarajan Kumarasamy, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
740.593.2534
Biomedical Sciences
Academic Research Center 302H, Athens Campus

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Associate Professor
740.593.2327
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Academic & Research Center 202H, Athens Campus
Expertise: Molecular biology, Adipose tissue, Obesity, Diabetes, Metabolism, and Physiology
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Yang Li, PhD
Professor, Neuroscience
740.593.2384
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Irvine 346, Athens Campus
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Huanhuan Liu, PhD
Research Associate
Biomedical Sciences
Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
Life Science Building 250, Athens Campus
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Macario Llamas, MD, MBA, HCM
Assistant Professor of Instruction
216.767.1619
Cleveland
Biomedical Sciences
SPS-347A, Cleveland Campus
Assistant Professor
740.593.2328
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, MBBS, MS, DNB, PhD
Assistant Professor of Instruction
740.593.2357
Biomedical Sciences
Life Science Building 125, Athens Campus
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Ramiro Malgor, MD
Associate Professor, Pathology; Director, Histology Core Facility
740.593.2324
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Academic and Research Center 202B, Athens Campus
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Brenda Martinez-Nieves, PhD
Associate Professor of Instruction
614.793.5583
Dublin
Biomedical Sciences
MEB2-164, Dublin Campus
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Stephane Montuelle, PhD
Research Scientist I
216.295.7511
Cleveland
Biomedical Sciences
SPS-121, Cleveland Campus
Associate Chair, Biomedical Sciences; Associate Professor of Bacteriology
740.597.3061
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building 235, Athens Campus
Expertise: Bacteriology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Bacterial Infection, Gene Regulation, RNA
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Harrison Muturi, PhD
Senior Research Scientist
740.593.2578
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 302E, Athens Campus

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Sonia Michael Najjar, MS, PhD
Professor, Osteopathic Heritage Foundation John J. Kopchick, Ph.D., Endowed Eminent Research Chair
740.593.2376
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Academic & Research Center 331, Athens Campus
Associate Professor
740.593.2387
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
740.593.2110
Biomedical Sciences
Academic Affairs
Research and Grants
Life Sciences Building 119, Athens Campus
Expertise: Functional Anatomy, Neuroanatomy, Neurophysiology, Curriculum Oversight/Development
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James O'Reilly, PhD
Assistant Professor of Instruction
216.295.7536
Cleveland
Biomedical Sciences
SPS-334C, Cleveland Campus

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Michelle Pate, BS
Research Technician
740.597.1224
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 228, Athens Campus
Associate Professor of Instruction
740.593.0784
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building 113B, Athens Campus
Expertise: Expertise: Human Medical Morphology, Archosaur Cephalic Vasculature and Thermoregulation
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Vishwajeet Puri, PhD, MS
Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Ralph S. Licklider, D.O. Research Heritage Endowed Professor
740.593.2326
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Academic & Research Center 202D, Athens Campus

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Xiaojun Qi-Lytle, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Instruction
216.767.2308
Cleveland
SPS-347B, Cleveland Campus

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Jamie Remy, AS
Administrative Specialist
740.593.2530
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 228, Athens Campus
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Ryan Ridgely, MEd
Research Associate
740.416.0692
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building 114, Athens Campus
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Shawn Rosensteel, DVM
Assistant Professor of Instruction; Attending Veterinarian
740.593.2323
Biomedical Sciences
Life Science Building 117, Athens Campus
Chair and Professor, Biomedical Sciences
740.593.2405
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.
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Edwin Rowland, PhD
Associate Professor
740.593.2375
Biomedical Sciences
Infectious and Tropical Disease Institute
Irvine 317, Athens Campus

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Rita Sharma, PhD
Senior Research Coordinator
740.597.1224
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 267, Athens Campus
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Vishva Sharma, PhD
Assistant Research Professor
740.593.2227
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Academic & Research Center 267, Athens Campus
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Mark Slayton, PhD
Post-Doctoral Researcher
740.597.1224
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 278A, Athens Campus
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Yuriy Slyvka, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Instruction
740.593.2226
Biomedical Sciences
Diabetes Institute
Irvine 424, Athens Campus
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Hannah Stankus, BS
Senior Technical Specialist
740.593.2488
Biomedical Sciences
Academic Research Center 355, Athens Campus
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Robert Staron, PhD
Associate Professor Emeritus of Anatomy
740.593.2409
Biomedical Sciences
Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
Irvine 404, Athens Campus
Professor, Functional Morphology & Vertebrate Paleontology
740.597.2785
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building 115, Athens Campus
Expertise: Functional Morphology, Paleobiology, Environmental Change, Extinction, Conservation, One Health
Associate Professor of Instruction
740.597.1287
Biomedical Sciences
Irvine 304, Athens Campus
Expertise: Expertise: cardiovascular physiology, neurophysiology, instructional innovation, US Army Field Medic 1997-2001
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Nathaniel Szewczyk, PhD
Professor, Principal Investigator of the Ohio Musculoskeletal & Neurological Institute; Heritage Endowed Professorship in Molecular Medicine, Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Ralph S. Licklider, D.O. Research Endowment
740.593.9169
Biomedical Sciences
Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
Life Science Building 227, Athens Campus

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Nathan Wages, PhD
Post-Doctoral Researcher
740.593.2247
Biomedical Sciences
Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
Irvine 353, Athens Campus
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Lynn Waugh, BA
Manager, Body Donor Program
740.593.2171
Biomedical Sciences
Grosvenor 135, Athens Campus
Professor, Anatomy; Associate Dean of Faculty
740.593.2363
Biomedical Sciences
Executive Dean's Office
Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
Life Sciences Building 121, Athens Campus
Professor, Anatomy; Chang Ying-Chien Professor of Paleontology
740.591.7712
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building 123, Athens Campus
Expertise: Expertise: Comparative evolutionary biology, Paleontology, & Functional anatomy & Physiology

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

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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