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Basic Science Faculty

Each person's name is linked to biographical data and publications (activity for all faculty by year is found at Scholarly Activity).


Anatomy faculty

Peter E. Kondrashov, Ph.D., Professor and Chair
James H. Adams, D.O., Assistant Professor
Sherif M. Sabry Hassan, M.D., Ph.D.
, Associate Professor
Jeremy Houser, Ph.D.
, Associate Professor
Terence W. McGarvey, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Raja S. Rachakatla, Ph.D.
, Assistant Professor
Lex C. Towns, Ph.D., Professor
Bruce A. Young, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Robert E. Madsen, D.O., FACOS, Emeritus Professor
Orin B. Mock, Ph.D.
, Emeritus Professor

Anatomy Staff
Staphanie Sullivan, Administrative Assistant
Bill Wobken, Research Technician


Biochemistry Faculty

Charles Ricky Fleschner, Ph.D., Professor and Chair:
Zulfiqar Ahmad, Ph.D., Associate Professor
James L. Cox, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Pandurangan Ramaraj, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Richard J. Cenedella, Ph.D.
, Emeritus Professor

Biochemistry Staff
Joanne Deiters, Administrative Assistant


Microbiology & Immunology faculty

Neil J. Sargentini, Ph.D., Professor and Chair
Neal R. Chamberlain, Ph.D., Professor
Vineet K. Singh, Ph.D., Professor
Melissa K. Stuart, Ph.D., Professor
Rachel L. Ruhlen, Ph.D., Adjunct Assistant Professor

Microbiology/Immunology Staff
Kathy Krog, Administrative Assistant
Deborah A. Hudman, M.S., Research Associate
Manisha Vaish, Ph.D., Research Associate
Andrea Roth, B.S., Research Technician


Pharmacology Faculty

Robert J. Theobald Jr., Ph.D. Professor and Chair
Yingzi Chang, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Keith S. Elmslie, Ph.D., Professor
David S. Middlemas, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Julia M. Ousterhout, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
J. Drew Zimmer, B.S., RPh, Adjunct Assistant Instructor

Pharmacology Staff
Ruth Chronister, Administrative Assistant
Zhiping Jia, B.S., Research Technician
Alan Coonfield, Student Laboratory Manager
Renuka Ramachandra, M.Sc, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher


Physiology Faculty

D. Fred Peterson, Ph.D., Professor and Chair
Robert W. Baer, Ph.D., Professor
Timothy P. Geisbuhler, Ph.D., Associate Professor
William L. Sexton, Ph.D., Professor
Malford Cullum, Ph.D., Adjunct Instructor
Richard Murahata, Ph.D., Adjunct Instructor
Thomas Nichols, M.S., M.B.A., Adjunct Instructor
Michael Taylor, Ph.D., Adjunct Instructor

Physiology Staff
Jan Dabney, Administrative Assistant
Bonnie King, Technician