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Graduate Program Faculty

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Program Faculty

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

  • Zubair M. Ahmed, PhD, Professor, Departments of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
  • Songon An, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, UMBC
  • Nasir Bashirelahi, PhD, Professor, Department of Oncology & Diagnostic Sciences, School Of Dentistry
  • Ilia V. Baskakov, PhD, Professor, Departments of Neurobiology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Robert J. Bloch, PhD, Professor, Departments of Physiology and Orthopaedics; Core Director, Biosensor Core, Center for Innovative Biomedical Resources; Member, Mesenchymal Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Curt Civin, MD, Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Physiology; Director, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine; Member, Hematopoietic & Cancer Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Shiladitya DasSarma, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Scott E. Devine, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Alexander C. Drohat, PhD, Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Shaojun "Jim" Du, PhD, Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Member, Cardiovascular Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Julie C. Dunning Hotopp, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Robert K. Ernst, PhD, Dr. Paul and Mrs. Jean Corcoran Endowed Professor and Chair, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, School of Dentistry; Adjunct Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Alan I. Faden, MD, Donald S. Brown Professor of Trauma; Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology, Neurobiology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry and Program in Trauma
  • Hanping Feng, PhD, Vice Chair and Professor, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, School of Dentistry, and Department of Microbiology & Immunology, School of Medicine; RP-2 Project Leader, Center for Excellence in Translational Research, Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health
  • Gary M. Fiskum, PhD, Matjasko Professor for Research in Anesthesiology; Vice Chair for Research, Department of Anesthesiology; Professor, Departments of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Pharmacology; Member, Neural Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Vivek Garg, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology
  • Erin Green, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, UMBC
  • S. Saif Hasan, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Group Leader, Center for Biomolecular Therapeutics and the Institute for Bioscience & Biotechnology Research
  • Thomas J. Hornyak, MD, PhD, Dr. Joseph Warren Burnett Professor of Dermatology, Department of Dermatology; Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Arif Hussain, MD, Professor, Departments of Medicine, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and Pathology; Program Co-leader, Hormone Responsive Cancers Program, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Dhan V. Kalvakolanu, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Maricel Kann, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, UMBC
  • James B. Kaper, PhD, James & Carolyn Frenkil Distinguished Dean’s Professor; Vice Dean for Academic Affairs; Chair, Department of Microbiology & Immunology; Professor, Departments of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Medicine and the Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health
  • Mariusz Karbowski, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Member, Mesenchymal Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Deepak Koirala, MSc, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, UMBC
  • Aikaterini Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos, PhD, Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Investigator, Hormone Related Cancers, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Bryan A. Krantz, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, School of Dentistry and Department of Microbiology & Immunology, School of Medicine
  • Minjoung Kyoung, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, UMBC
  • Joseph R. Lakowicz, PhD, Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Jiayuh Lin, PhD, Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Iris Lindberg, PhD, Professor, Departments of Neurobiology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Mary Kay Lobo, PhD, Professor, Departments of Neurobiology and Psychiatry
  • Tao Lowe, PhD, Frederick G. Smith, MS, DDS, and Venice K. Paterakis, DDS, Endowed Professorship, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, School Of Dentistry
  • Stuart S. Martin, PhD, Drs. Angela and Harry Brodie Professor of Translational Cancer Research; Professor, Departments of Pharmacology and Physiology; Member, Hematopoietic & Cancer Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine; Program Co-leader, Hormone Related Cancers, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Mary C. McKenna, PhD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics
  • Leonid Medved, ScD, PhD, Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and the Center for Vascular & Inflammatory Diseases 
  • Andrea L. Meredith, PhD, Professor, Department of Physiology
  • Sarah L. J. Michel, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Interim Dean, School of Pharmacy; Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, School of Medicine
  • Silvia Montaner, PhD, MPH, Professor, Department of Oncology & Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry; Investigator, Molecular & Structural Biology Research Program, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Mervyn J. Monteiro, PhD, Professor, Departments of Neurobiology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and Neurology
  • Antonino Passaniti, PhD, Professor, Departments of Pathology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Member, Cardiovascular Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Brian M. Polster, PhD, Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Jianfei Qi, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Yun Qiu, PhD, Professor, Departments of Pharmacology and Pathology
  • Feyruz V. Rassool, PhD, Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology; Member, Hematopoietic & Cancer Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine; Program Co-leader, Experimental Cancer Therapeutics Program, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Jean-Pierre Raufman, MD, The Moses Paulson, MD and Helen Golden Paulson Chair of the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology; Professor, Department of Medicine; Member, Neural Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Krishanu Ray, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and the Institute of Human Virology
  • Saima Riazuddin, PhD, MPH, MBA, Professor, Departments of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Zeev Rosenzweig, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, UMBC
  • Alison J. Scott, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, School of Dentistry; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Herana Kamal Seneviratne, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, UMBC
  • Nevil J. Singh, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology; Investigator, Tumor Immunology & Immunotherapy Research Program, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Aaron T. Smith, PhD, MSc, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, UMBC
  • Bogdan A. Stoica, MD, Associate Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology and Neurobiology
  • Lishan Su, PhD, The Charles Gordon Smith Endowed Professor for HIV Research; Professor, Departments of Pharmacology and Microbiology & Immunology; Director, Division of Virology, Pathogenesis, & Cancer, Institute of Human Virology
  • Michael F. Summers, PhD, Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, UMBC; Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Sui-Seng Tee, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology & Nuclear Medicine
  • Stephen R. Thom, MD, PhD, Professor and Director of Research, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Richard B. Thompson, PhD, Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Shambhu D. Varma, PhD, Professor Emeritus,  Departments of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Nykia D. Walker, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, UMBC
  • Christopher W. Ward, PhD, Professor, Departments of Orthopaedics and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • David J. Weber, PhD, Professor, Departments of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Medicine; Director, Center for Biomolecular Therapeutics; Co-director, Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research
  • Gerald M. Wilson, PhD, Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Junfang Wu, BM, PhD, Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology & Neurobiology and Center for Shock, Trauma & Anesthesiology Research
  • Liqing "Justin" Yu, PhD, Professor, Departments of Medicine and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Mei-Yi Wu, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Michal Zalzman, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery; Member, Mesenchymal Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Richard Y. Zhao, PhD, Professor, Departments of Pathology and Microbiology & Immunology; Division Head, Molecular Pathology, Department of Pathology
  • Qun Zhou, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Epidemiology & Human Genetics Program Faculty

Epidemiology & Human Genetics

  • Alash'le Abimiku, PhD, Professor, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology & Public Health; Executive Director, International Research Center of Excellence, Institute of Human Virology - Nigeria
  • Clement A. Adebamowo, BM, ChB, ScD, FWACS, FACS,  Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health; Associate Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Sally N. Adebamowo, MBBS, MSc, ScD, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Jennifer S. Albrecht, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Seth A. Ament, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Jonathan Baghdadi, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Epidemiology & Public Health and Medicine
  • Jason A. Bailey, PhD, Research Associate, Department of Pediatrics
  • Kathryn Hughes Barry, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Patrik M. Bavoil, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, School of Dentistry and Department of Microbiology & Immunology, School of Medicine
  • Amber L. Beitelshees, PharmD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Soren M. Bentzen, PhD, DMSc, Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health; Division Director, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health; Director, Biostatistics Core, Institute of Clinical & Translational Research;  Director, Biostatistics Shared Service, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Miriam G. Blitzer, PhD, Professor, Departments of Pediatrics, Pathology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences
  • Jonathan S. Bromberg, MD, PhD, Professor, Departments of Surgery and Microbiology & Immunology and the Center for Vascular & Inflammatory Diseases; Member, Hematopoietic & Cancer Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Rebecca M. Brotman, PhD, MPH, Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Clayton H. Brown, PhD, Professor, Departments of Epidemiology & Public Health and Psychiatry
  • Jessica P. Brown, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health; Director, Clinical and Translational Research Informatics Center
  • Linda Chang, MD, MS, Professor, Departments of Diagnostic Radiology & Nuclear Medicine and Neurology
  • Man E. Charurat, PhD, MHS, Professor, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology & Public Health; Division Director, Global Health Sciences, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Chixiang Chen, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Epidemiology & Public Health and Neurosurgery
  • Hegang Chen, PhD, Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Shuo Chen, PhD, Professor, Departments of Epidemiology & Public Health and Psychiatry
  • Wilbur H. Chen, MD, MS, Frank M. Calia, MD Endowed Professor, Department of Medicine; Chief, Adult Clinical Studies Section, Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health
  • Lauren M.S. Cohee, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and the Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health
  • John W. Cole, MD, Professor, Department of Neurology
  • Coleen M. Damcott, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine; Director, University of Maryland Medicine Biorepository Program for Personalized & Genomic Medicine
  • Joanne F. Dorgan, PhD, MPH, Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health; Division Director, Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health; Co-Leader, Population Science Program, University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Samer S. El-Kamary, MB, ChB, MPH, Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Robert K. Ernst, PhD, Dr. Paul and Mrs. Jean Corcoran Endowed Professor and Chair, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, School of Dentistry; Adjunct Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Claire M. Fraser, PhD, Dean E. Albert Reece Endowed Professor, Departments of Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology and the Institute of Genome Sciences
  • Vivek Garg, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology
  • Olga G. Goloubeva, PhD, MSc, Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Katherine E. Goodman, PhD, JD, Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Todd D. Gould, MD, Professor, Departments of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, and Pharmacology
  • Carol L. Greene, MD, Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences; Division Head, Human Genetics, Department of Pediatrics
  • Ann L. Gruber-Baldini, PhD, Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Zhe Han, PhD, Professor, Departments of Medicine and Physiology; Director, Center for Precision Disease Modeling, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Nutrition, Department of Medicine
  • Anthony D. Harris, MD, MPH, Professor, Departments of Epidemiology & Public Health and Medicine; Division Head, Genomic Epidemiology & Clinical Outcomes and Deputy Director, Center for Innovation in Diagnosis, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Jon M. Hirshon, MD, MPH, PhD, Professor, Departments of Emergency Medicine and Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Marc C. Hochberg, MD, MPH, MACP, MACR, Professor, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology & Public Health; Division Head, Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine
  • Kristen M. Hurley, PhD, MPH, Adjunct Assistant Professor,  Department of Pediatrics
  • Linda Jo Bone Jeng, MD, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Pathology
  • Laundette Jones, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Departments of Epidemiology & Public Health and Pharmacology; Interim Co-director, Program in Health Equity & Population Health, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health; Associate Director, Science Training for Advancing Biomedical Research Postbaccalaureate Education Program (STAR-PREP)
  • Steven J. Kittner, MD, Professor, Department of Neurology
  • Karen L. Kotloff, MD, Professor, Departments of Pediatrics, Medicine, and Epidemiology & Public Health and the Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health; Associate Director, Clinical Research, Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health
  • Shyamasundaran Kottilil, MBBS, PhD, Professor, Department of Medicine; Interim Director, Institute of Human Virology; Director, Division of Clinical Care and Research and Division Head, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine
  • Hong C. Lai, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health and the Institute of Human Virology
  • Wendy G. Lane, MD, MPH, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Marie-Claude C. Lavoie, PhD, MSc, Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health and the Institute of Human Virology; Director, Strategic Information & Evaluation, Center for International Health, Education, & Biosecurity
  • Miriam K. Laufer, MD, Professor, Departments of Pediatrics, Medicine, and Epidemiology & Public Health; Director, Malaria Research Program, Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health
  • Surbhi Leekha, MBBS, MPH, Professor, Departments of Epidemiology & Public Health and Medicine
  • Joshua P. Lewis, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Yuanyuan Liang, PhD, MSc, Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Kirsten E. Lyke, MD, Professor, Department of Medicine and the Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health; Unit Director, Malaria Vaccine & Challenge Unit, Malaria Research Program, Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health
  • Jay S. Magaziner, PhD, MSHyg, Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health; Professor, Departments of Medicine and Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science; Interim Director, Program on Aging, Trauma, & Emergency Care, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health; Director, Center For Research On Aging
  • Laurence S. Magder, PhD, Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health; Associate Director, Biostatistics Core, UMB Institute for Clinical & Translational Research
  • Anup Mahurkar, MBA, Executive Director of Software Engineering and Information Technology, Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Kristin A. Maloney, MS, MGC, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
  • David A. Mann, MD, MS,  Instructor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Patrick F. McArdle, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Istvan J. Merchenthaler, MD, PhD, DSc, Professor, Departments of Epidemiology & Public Health and Neurobiology; Division Director, Translational Toxicology, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Braxton D. Mitchell, PhD, MPH, Professor, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology & Public Health; Associate Director, Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Obesity Research Center, and Vice Chair for Research, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Nutrition, Department of Medicine
  • May E. Montasser, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Daniel J. Morgan, MD, MS, Professor, Departments of Epidemiology & Public Health and Medicine; Director, Center for Innovation in Diagnosis, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Yi Ning, PhD, Professor, Department of Pathology; Director, Cytogenetics Lab, Center for Innovative Biomedical Resources
  • Rebecca G. Nowak, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health and the Institute of Human Virology
  • Jeffrey R. O’Connell, DPhil, Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Lyndsay M. O'Hara, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Yuko Ohta, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Denise L. Orwig, PhD, Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Toni I. Pollin, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Helen L. Powell, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Alan M. Rathbun, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Departments of Epidemiology & Public Health and Medicine
  • Jacques Ravel, PhD, Professor, Departments of Microbiology & Immunology and Medicine; Acting Director, Institute for Genome Sciences; Associate Director, Genomics, Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Mary-Claire Roghmann, MD, Professor, Departments of Epidemiology & Public Health and Medicine; Associate Dean For Physician-Scientist Training
  • Lynn M. Schriml, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Stephen L. Seliger, MD, MS, Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Alan R. Shuldiner, MD, John L. Whitehurst Endowed Professor in Medicine; Professor, Department of Physiology; Director and Associate Dean, Program for Personalized & Genomic Medicine
  • John D. Sorkin, MD, PhD, Professor, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Diane Marie M. St. George, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Kristen A. Stafford, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health; Deputy Director, Center for International Health, Education, and Biosecurity
  • Erin T. Strovel, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Pathology and Pediatrics; Director, Pediatric Biochemical Genetics, Center for Innovative Biomedical Resources
  • Shannon Takala Harrison, MPH, Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology & Public Health; Unit Head, Genomic Epidemiology Unit, Malaria Research Program, Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health; Associate Director, Center for Advanced Research Training & Innovation Training Tracks, Center for Advanced Research Training & Innovation
  • Michael L. Terrin, MD, CM, MPH, Professor, Departments of Epidemiology & Public Health and Medicine
  • Hervé Tettelin, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Kerri A. Thom, MD, MS, Professor, Departments of Epidemiology & Public Health and Medicine
  • Mark A. Travassos, MD, MSc, Associate Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine and the Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health; Unit Co-director, Immunoepidemiology & Pathogenesis Unit, Malaria Research Program, Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health
  • Gerardo R. Vasta, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Roumen M. Vesselinov, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Epidemiology & Public Health and Anesthesiology; Statistician, Charles "McC" Mathias National Study Center for Trauma & EMS
  • Owen R. White, PhD, Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health; Associate Director, Institute for Genome Sciences; Associate Director, Center for Health-related Informatics & Bioimaging
  • Ikwunga Wonodi, MBBS, Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
  • Liqing "Justin" Yu, PhD, Professor, Departments of Medicine and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Min Zhan, PhD, Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Yuji Zhang, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health

Gerontology Program Faculty

Gerontology

  • Odessa R. Addison, DPT, PhD, Associate Professor and Director of Research Affairs, Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science
  • Jennifer S. Albrecht, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Jessica P. Brown, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health; Director, Clinical & Translational Research Informatics Center
  • John G. Cagle, PhD, MSW, Associate Professor, School of Social Work
  • Sarah Chard, PhD, Chair, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Health, UMBC
  • Christopher R. D'Adamo, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Family & Community Medicine and Epidemiology & Public Health; Director of Research and Director of Education, Center for Integrative Medicine
  • Joan Davitt, PhD, MSW, MLSP, Associate Professor and Chair of Aging Specialization, School of Social Work
  • Bruce R. DeForge, PhD, MA, Associate Professor, School of Social Work
  • Kelly Doran, PhD, RN, FAAN, Associate Professor, Department of Family & Community Health, School of Nursing; Director of Health & Wellness, University of Maryland Baltimore Community Engagement Center
  • Susan G. Dorsey, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor, Department of Pain & Translational Science, School Of Nursing; Co-Director, Center to Advance Chronic Pain Research; Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine; Professor, Department of Neural & Pain Sciences, School of Dentistry
  • Jason R. Falvey, DPT, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science and Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Luigi Ferrucci, MD, PhD, Scientific Director, Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging; Senior Investigator, Longitudinal Studies Section, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health; Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Ann C. Frankowski, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, & Public Health, Center for Health, Equity, & Aging, UMBC
  • Elizabeth Galik, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP, Professor and Chair, Department of Organizational Systems & Adult Health, School Of Nursing
  • Ann L. Gruber-Baldini, PhD, Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Jack M. Guralnik, MD, PhD, MPH, Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Loren Henderson, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Public Policy, UMBC
  • Marc C. Hochberg, MD, MPH, MACP, MACR, Professor, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology & Public Health; Division Head, Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine
  • Yi Huang, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, UMBC
  • Anupam Joshi, PhD, MS, Director, UMBC Center for Cybersecurity; Professor and Chair, Department of Computer Science & Electrical Engineering, UMBC
  • Tasneem Khambaty, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, UMBC
  • Nicole "Jennifer" J. Klinedinst, PhD, MPH, RN, FAHA, Associate Professor, Department of Organizational Systems & Adult Health; Co-director, Biology & Behavior Across the Lifespan Organized Research Center, School of Nursing
  • Nancy Kusmaul, PhD, LMSW, Associate Professor, School of Social Work, UMBC
  • Amanda Lehning, PhD, MSW, Associate Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Social Work
  • Patrick F. McArdle, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Jay S. Magaziner, PhD, MSHyg, Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health; Professor, Departments of Medicine and Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science; Interim Director, Program on Aging, Trauma, & Emergency Care, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health; Director, Center For Research On Aging
  • Christine Mair, PhD, MS, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, & Public Health, UMBC
  • Nancy A. Miller, PhD, MA, Director and Professor, School of Public Policy, UMBC
  • Braxton D. Mitchell, PhD, MPH, Professor, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology & Public Health; Associate Director, Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Obesity Research Center, and Vice Chair for Research, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Nutrition, Department of Medicine 
  • Norbert R. Myslinski, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Neural & Pain Sciences, School Of Dentistry
  • Eun-Shim Nahm, PhD, RN, FAAN,FGSA, Professor and Associate Dean for the PhD Program, Department of Organizational Systems & Adult Health, School Of Nursing; Associate Director, Informatics Core, UMB Institute for Clinical & Translational Research
  • Denise L. Orwig, PhD, Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Elizabeth A. Parker, PhD, RD, Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science
  • Karon Phillips, PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Health, UMBC
  • Danya M. Qato, PhD, PharmD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Practice, Sciences, & Health Outcomes Research, School Of Pharmacy
  • Alan M. Rathbun, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Departments of Epidemiology & Public Health and Medicine
  • Barbara M. Resnick, PhD, RN, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP, Professor, Department of Organizational Systems & Adult Health, School Of Nursing; Co-Director, Biology & Behavior Across the Lifespan Organized Research Center, School of Nursing; Sonya Ziporkin Gershowitz Chair in Gerontology, School of Nursing; Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Paul Sacco, PhD, MSW, Associate Professor, School of Social Work
  • John G. Schumacher, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health; Professor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, & Public Health, UMBC
  • Fadia Tohme Shaya, PhD, MPH, Professor, Department of Practice, Sciences, & Health Outcomes Research, School Of Pharmacy; Executive Director, Behavioral Health Research & Resource Team, School of Pharmacy; Director, Informatics Core, UMB Institute for Clinical & Translational Research; Director, Dissemination & Implementation Core, UMB Institute for Clinical & Translational Research
  • John D. Sorkin, MD, PhD, Professor, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Kristen A. Stafford, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health; Deputy Director, Center for International Health, Education, & Biosecurity
  • Michael L. Terrin, MD, CM, PhD, Professor, Departments of Epidemiology & Public Health and Medicine
  • Shari R. Waldstein, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine; Professor, Department of Psychology, UMBC
  • Brandy Wallace, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, & Public Health, UMBC
  • Kelly P. Westlake, PhD, MSc, PT, Associate Professor, Departments of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science, Diagnostic Radiology & Nuclear Medicine, and Neurology
  • Takashi Yamashita, PhD, Professor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, & Public Health, UMBC

Molecular Medicine Program Faculty

Molecular Medicine

  • Zubair M. Ahmed, PhD, Professor, Departments of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
  • Eugene D. Albrecht, PhD, Professor, Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences and Physiology
  • Seth A. Ament, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Pavlos Anastasiadis, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
  • Toni M. Antalis, PhD, Professor, Departments of Physiology and Surgery; Associate Director, Basic Research, Center for Vascular & Inflammatory Diseases; Associate Director, Training and Education, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Ola A. Awad, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Maria R. Baer, MD, Professor, Department of Medicine; Member, Hematopoietic & Cancer Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine; Program Co-leader, Experimental Cancer Therapeutics, and Director, Hematologic Malignancies, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Nilanjan Banerjee, PhD, Professor, Department of Computer Science & Electrical Engineering, UMBC
  • Eli E. Bar, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Pathology and Neurosurgery
  • Eileen M. Barry, PhD, Professor, Departments of Medicine, Medical & Research Technology, and Microbiology & Immunology, and the Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health; Director of Education, Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health 
  • John Basile, DDS, DMSc, Associate Professor, Department of Oncology & Diagnostic Sciences, School Of Dentistry
  • Amber L. Beitelshees, PharmD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
  • David R. Benavides, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurology and Physiology
  • Soren M. Bentzen, PhD, DMSc, Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health; Division Director, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health; Director, Biostatistics Core, Institute of Clinical & Translational Research; Director, Biostatistics Shared Service, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Thomas A. Blanpied, PhD, Professor, Department of Physiology; Director, Confocal Microscopy Core Facility, Center for Innovative Biomedical Resources
  • Miriam G. Blitzer, PhD, Professor, Departments of Pediatrics, Pathology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences
  • Robert J. Bloch, PhD, Professor, Departments of Physiology and Orthopaedics; Core Director, Biosensor Core, Center for Innovative Biomedical Resources; Member, Mesenchymal Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Liron Boyman, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology; Director of Super-Resolution Imaging, Center for Biomedical Engineering & Technology
  • Jonathan S. Bromberg, MD, PhD, Professor, Departments of Surgery and Microbiology & Immunology and the Center for Vascular & Inflammatory Diseases; Member, Hematopoietic & Cancer Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Rebecca M. Brotman, PhD, MPH, Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Vincent M. Bruno, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Paul W. Buehler, PharmD, PhD, Professor, Departments of Pathology and Pediatrics
  • Marguerite Buzza, PhD, Research Associate, Department of Physiology
  • Xuefang Cao, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology; Co-leader of the Tumor Immunology & Immunotherapy Program, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Joana Carneiro Da Silva, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • France Carrier, PhD, Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology; Division Director, Division of Translational Radiation Sciences, Department of Radiation Oncology; Co-director, University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center Translational Laboratory Shared Service (TLSS); Co-leader, Molecular & Structural Biology, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Meenakshi Chellaiah, PhD, Professor, Department of Oncology & Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry
  • Curt Civin, MD, Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Physiology; Director, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine; Member, Hematopoietic & Cancer Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Sarah M. Clark, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
  • Lynda Coughlan, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology; Investigator, Collaborative Influenza Vaccine Innovations Centers, Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health
  • Joyce Teixeira Da Silva, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neural & Pain Sciences, School of Dentistry; Member, Center to Advance Chronic Pain Research
  • Shiladitya DasSarma, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Seema P. Deshpande, MBBS, Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
  • Scott E. Devine, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Ivy E. Dick, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology
  • Susan G. Dorsey, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor, Department of Pain & Translational Science, School Of Nursing; Co-Director, Center to Advance Chronic Pain Research; Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine; Professor, Department of Neural & Pain Sciences, School of Dentistry
  • Alexander C. Drohat, PhD, Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Ashkan Emadi, MD, PhD, Professor, Departments of Medicine and Pharmacology; Director, Translational Genomics Laboratory, Center for Innovative Biomedical Resources; Director, Clinical Research Management Office, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Motomi Enomoto-Iwamoto, DDS, PhD, Professor, Department of Orthopaedics
  • Alan I. Faden, MD, Donald S. Brown Professor of Trauma; Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology, Neurobiology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry and Program in Trauma
  • Shengyun Fang, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Physiology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Member, Mesenchymal Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Ricardo A. Feldman, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology; Member, Hematopoietic & Cancer Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Hanping Feng, PhD, Vice Chair and Professor, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, School of Dentistry, and Department of Microbiology & Immunology, School of Medicine; RP-2 Project Leader, Center for Excellence in Translational Research, Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health
  • Pei Feng, MD, PhD, Associate Dean of Research, School of Dentistry
  • Christina M. Ferrer, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology
  • Steven A. Fisher, MD, Professor, Departments of Medicine and Physiology
  • Gary M. Fiskum, PhD, Matjasko Professor for Research in Anesthesiology; Vice Chair for Research, Department of Anesthesiology; Professor, Departments of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Pharmacology; Member, Neural Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Renty B. Franklin, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Oncology & Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry; Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, School of Medicine
  • Claire M. Fraser, PhD, Dean E. Albert Reece Endowed Professor, Departments of Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Matthew B. Frieman, PhD, Alicia and Yaya Viral Pathogen Research Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Vivek Garg, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology
  • Daria A. Gaykalova, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Michelle G. Giglio, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine; Associate Director for Analysis, Informatics Resource Center, and Academic & Outreach Coordinator, Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Todd D. Gould, MD, Professor, Departments of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, and Pharmacology
  • John M. Hamlyn, PhD, Professor, Department of Physiology
  • Maged M. Harraz, MB,BCh, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Pharmacology
  • Jeffrey D. Hasday, MD, Dr. Herbert Berger Professor in Medicine; Professor, Departments of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Pathology; Director, Cytokine Core Laboratory, Center for Innovative Biomedical Resources; Division Head, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine
  • Bret A. Hassel, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology; Assistant Director for Training & Education, Cancer Research Career Enhancement & Related Activities and Director, Nathan Schnaper Intern Program in Translational Cancer Research, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Tracy H. Hazen, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Johanna B. Holm, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Julie C. Dunning Hotopp, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Arif Hussain, MD, Professor, Departments of Medicine, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and Pathology; Program Co-leader, Hormone Responsive Cancers Program, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Philip H. Iffland, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Neurobiology; Director of Neurology Labs, Department of Neurology
  • Masahiro Iwamoto, PhD, Professor, Department of Orthopaedics
  • William T. Jackson, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Miroslaw Janowski, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology & Nuclear Medicine; Co-director, Program in Image Guided Neurointerventions, Center for Advanced Imaging Research
  • Xiaofeng Jia, BM, PhD, Professor, Departments of Neurosurgery, Neurobiology, and Orthopaedics
  • Jie Jiang, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics
  • Jace W. Jones, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy; Associate Director, Mass Spectrometry Center, Center for Innovative Biomedical Resources
  • Laundette Jones, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Departments of Epidemiology & Public Health and Pharmacology; Interim Co-director, Program in Health Equity and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health; Associate Director, Science Training for Advancing Biomedical Research Postbaccalaureate Education Program (STAR-PREP)
  • Barbara Juarez, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology
  • Joseph P.Y. Kao, PhD, Professor, Department of Physiology; Associate Director, Center for Biomedical Engineering & Technology
  • Mariusz Karbowski, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Member, Mesenchymal Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Achsah D. Keegan, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the Center for Vascular & Inflammatory Diseases; Associate Director, Medical Scientist Training Program
  • Anthony J. Kim, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Neurosurgery and Pharmacology; Co-director, Translational Therapeutics Research Group, Department of Neurosurgery
  • Aikaterini Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos, PhD, Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Investigator, Hormone Related Cancers, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Bryan A. Krantz, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, School of Dentistry; Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, School of Medicine
  • Bruce K. Krueger, PhD, Professor, Departments of Physiology and Psychiatry
  • Rena S. Lapidus, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine; Co-director, Translational Laboratory Shared Service, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • W. Jonathan Lederer, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Physiology; Director, Center For Biomedical Engineering & Technology; Member, Cardiovascular Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Natalie L. Leong, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics
  • Erik P. Lillehoj, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
  • Jiayuh Lin, PhD, Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Iris Lindberg, PhD, Professor, Departments of Neurobiology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Marta M. Lipinski, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology and Neurobiology, Center for Shock, Trauma & Anesthesiology Research, Center for Biomolecular Therapeutics, and Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine; Group Leader, Neural Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Ruya Liu, BM, PhD - Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Thomas A. Longden, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology 
  • Tao Lowe, PhD, Frederick G. Smith, MS, DDS, and Venice K. Paterakis, DDS, Endowed Professorship, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, School Of Dentistry
  • Bing Ma, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Thomas J. Macvittie, PhD, MS, Professor Emeritus, Departments of Radiation Oncology and Pathology
  • Stuart S. Martin, PhD, Drs. Angela and Harry Brodie Professor of Translational Cancer Research; Professor, Departments of Pharmacology and Physiology; Member, Hematopoietic & Cancer Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine; Program Co-leader, Hormone Related Cancers, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Brian N. Mathur, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Pharmacology and Psychiatry
  • Donald R. (Rick) Matteson, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Physiology; Assistant Dean for Student Research Education & Dual Degree Programs, Office of Student Research
  • Dirk Mayer, Dr. rer. nat, Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology & Nuclear Medicine; Director, Metabolic Imaging, Center for Advanced Imaging Research; Member, Experimental Therapeutics Program, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Margaret M. McCarthy, PhD, James & Carolyn Frenkil Endowed Dean’s Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology; Professor; Departments of Physiology and Psychiatry; Member, Neural Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • John C. McLenithan, PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Andrea L. Meredith, PhD, Professor, Department of Physiology
  • Braxton D. Mitchell, PhD, MPH, Professor, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology & Public Health; Associate Director, Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Obesity Research Center, and Vice Chair for Research, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Nutrition, Department of Medicine 
  • Jessica A. Mong, PhD, Professor, Department of Pharmacology; Assistant Dean, Graduate & Postdoctoral Scholars
  • Mervyn J. Monteiro, PhD, Professor, Departments of Neurobiology, Neurology, and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Kamal D. Moudgil, MD, PhD, Professor, Departments of Microbiology & Immunology and Medicine
  • Vincent C.O. Njar, PhD, Professor, Department of Pharmacology; Section Leader, Medicinal Chemistry, Center for Biomedical Therapeutics
  • Jeffrey R. O’Connell, DPhil, Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Timothy D. O’Connor, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine and the Institute for Genome Sciences; Interim Co-Director, Program in Health Equity & Population Health, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Satoru Otsuru, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics
  • Antonino Passaniti, PhD, Professor, Departments of Pathology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Member, Cardiovascular Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Ryan M. Pearson, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy
  • Melanie M Pina, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology
  • Toni I. Pollin, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Brian M. Polster, PhD, Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Alexandros Poulopoulos, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology
  • Yun Qiu, PhD, Professor, Departments of Pharmacology and Pathology
  • David A. Rasko, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the Institute of Genome Sciences
  • Feyruz V. Rassool, PhD, Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology; Member, Hematopoietic & Cancer Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine; Program Co-leader, Experimental Cancer Therapeutics Program, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Chozha Rathinam, Dr. rer. nat, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine; Head, Laboratory for Stem Cell & Cancer Biology, Division of Virology, Pathogenesis, & Cancer, Institute of Human Virology
  • Jean-Pierre Raufman, MD, The Moses Paulson, MD and Helen Golden Paulson Chair of the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology; Professor, Department of Medicine; Member, Neural Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Jacques Ravel, PhD, Professor, Departments of Microbiology & Immunology and Medicine; Acting Director, Institute for Genome Sciences; Associate Director, Genomics, Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Saima Riazuddin, PhD, MPH, MBA, Professor, Departments of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Ryan C. Riddle, PhD, Professor, Department of Orthopaedics
  • David J. Riedel, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine; Medical Director, Center for International Health, Education, & Biosecurity, Institute of Human Virology; Director, Infectious Disease Fellowship Program, Institute of Human Virology
  • Megan A. Rizzo, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Physiology
  • Joseph M. Savitt, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
  • Abraham Schneider, DDS, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Oncology & Diagnostic Sciences, School Of Dentistry
  • Martin F. Schneider, PhD, Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Lynn M. Schriml, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Chamindi Seneviratne, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
  • David Serre, Dr. rer. nat., Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Paul Shapiro, PhD, Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences; Associate Dean of Research & Advanced Graduate Studies, School of Pharmacy; Associate Director, Drug Discovery & Development Core, UMB Institute for Clinical & Translational Research; Co-director, Accelerated Translational Incubator Pilot Grant Program, UMB Institute for Clinical & Translational Research
  • Paul D. Shepard, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry
  • J. Marc Simard, MD, PhD, Dr. Bizhan Aarabi Professor in Neurotrauma; Professor, Departments of Neurosurgery, Pathology, and Physiology; Interim Chair, Department of Physiology
  • Nevil J. Singh, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology; Member, Tumor Immunology & Immunotherapy Research Program, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Soren Snitker, MD, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics
  • Junseok Son, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences and Physiology
  • Joseph P. Stains, PhD, Professor, Departments of Orthopaedics and Physiology; Group Co-leader, Mesenchymal Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Bogdan A. Stoica, MD, Associate Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology and Neurobiology
  • Dudley K. Strickland, PhD, Professor, Departments of Surgery and Physiology; Director, Center for Vascular & Inflammatory Diseases
  • Lishan Su, PhD, The Charles Gordon Smith Endowed Professor for HIV Research; Professor, Departments of Pharmacology and Microbiology & Immunology; Director, Division of Virology, Pathogenesis, & Cancer, Institute of Human Virology
  • Michael Summers, PhD, Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, UMBC; Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Carol O. Tacket, MD, Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Shannon Takala Harrison, MPH, Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology & Public Health; Unit Head, Genomic Epidemiology Unit, Malaria Research Program, Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health; Associate Director, Center for Advanced Research Training & Innovation Training Tracks, Center for Advanced Research Training & Innovation
  • Simeon I. Taylor, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Medicine; Director, Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Obesity Research Center, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Nutrition, Department of Medicine
  • Hervé Tettelin, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the Institute for Genome Sciences 
  • Loren P. Thompson, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences and Physiology
  • Vivek Thumbigere Math, PhD, BDS, Assistant Professor, Division of Periodontics, Department of Advanced Oral Sciences & Therapeutics, School of Dentistry
  • Phoc Tran, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology; Vice Chair of Research, Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Matthew C. Trudeau, PhD, Professor, Department of Physiology; Group Co-leader, Cardiovascular Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Michele I. Vitolo, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Pharmacology and Physiology
  • Bruce E. Vogel, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology
  • Stefanie N. Vogel, PhD, Professor, Departments of Microbiology & Immunology and Medicine
  • Zeljko Vujaskovic, MD, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
  • J-Y Wang, MD, PhD, Joseph and Corinne Schwartz Professor of Surgery; Professor, Department of Pathology
  • Christopher W. Ward, PhD, Professor, Departments of Orthopaedics and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Terry J. Watnick, MD, Joan B. and John H. Sadler, MD Professor of Nephrology; Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Tonya J. Webb, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology; Member, Hematopoietic & Cancer Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Owen R. White, PhD, Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health; Associate Director, Institute for Genome Sciences; Associate Director, Center for Health-Related Informatics & Bioimaging
  • Jeff Winkles, PhD, Professor, Departments of Surgery, Physiology, and Neurosurgery, Co-director, Translational Therapeutics Research Group, Department of Neurosurgery
  • Owen M. Woodward, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Physiology and Medicine; Director, Cell Culture & Cell Engineering Core, Maryland Polycystic Kidney Disease Research & Translation Core Center
  • Graeme F. Woodworth, MD, FAANS, FACS, Howard M. Eisenberg, MD Distinguished Professorship in Neurosurgery; Chair, Department of Neurosurgery; Professor, Departments of Neurobiology, and Diagnostic Radiology & Nuclear Medicine; Co-director, Translational Therapeutics Research Group, Department of Neurosurgery; Director, Brain Tumor Treatment & Research Center, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Mei-Yi Wu, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Huakun Xu, PhD, MS, Professor, Department of Advanced Oral Sciences & Therapeutics, School Of Dentistry; Division Chief, Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering, School of Dentistry; Member, Mesenchymal Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Peixin Yang, PhD, Professor, Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Min Yu, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology
  • Yifan Yuan, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
  • Michal Zalzman, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery; Member, Mesenchymal Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Steven Zhan, PhD, Professor, Departments of Pathology and Pharmacology; Member, Hematopoietic & Cancer Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Li Zhang, PhD, Professor, Departments of Physiology and Surgery; Associate Director of Research, Center for Vascular & Inflammatory Diseases; Member, Mesenchymal Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Guiling Zhao, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology

Molecular Microbiology & Immunology Program Faculty

Molecular Microbiology & Immunology

  • Seth A. Ament, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry & the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Abdu F. Azad, PharmD, PhD, MPH, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Scott M. Baliban, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine and the Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health
  • Eileen M. Barry, PhD, Professor, Departments of Medicine, Medical & Research Technology, and Microbiology & Immunology, and the Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health; Director of Education, Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health 
  • Patrik M. Bavoil, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, School of Dentistry and Department of Microbiology & Immunology, School of Medicine
  • Thomas G. Blanchard, PhD, JD, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics; Director, University of Maryland Brain & Tissue Bank
  • Vincent M. Bruno, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Cristiana Cairo, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology, and Division of Epidemiology & Prevention, Institute of Human Virology
  • Xuefang Cao, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology; Co-leader of the Tumor Immunology & Immunotherapy Program, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Nicholas H. Carbonetti, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Gregory B. Carey, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the Center for Vascular & Inflammatory Diseases; Assistant Dean for Student Research & Education, Office of Student Research; Executive Director of Student Research & Community Outreach, Office of Student Research; Director, Science Training for Advancing Biomedical Research Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program (STAR-PREP); Director, Program for Research Initiated by Students & Mentors (PRISM); Director, University of Maryland Scholars Summer Research Program
  • Joana Carneiro Da Silva, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Som S. Chatterjee, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, School of Dentistry; Department of Microbiology & Immunology, School of Medicine; and the Institute of Marine & Environmental Technology
  • Lynda Coughlan, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology; Investigator, Collaborative Influenza Vaccine Innovations Centers, Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health
  • Alan S. Cross, MD, Professor, Department of Medicine and the Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health
  • Shiladitya DasSarma PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Helen M. Dooley, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology
  • Robert K. Ernst, PhD, Dr. Paul and Mrs. Jean Corcoran Endowed Professor and Chair, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, School of Dentistry; Adjunct Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Ricardo A. Feldman, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology; Member, Hematopoietic & Cancer Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Hanping Feng, PhD, Vice Chair and Professor, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, School of Dentistry; Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, School of Medicine
  • Martin F. Flajnik, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Claire M. Fraser, PhD, Dean E. Albert Reece Endowed Professor, Departments of Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology and the Institute of Genome Sciences
  • Matthew B. Frieman, PhD, Alicia and Yaya Viral Pathogen Research Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Alfredo Garzino-Demo, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Daria A. Gaykalova, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Joseph J. Gillespie, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Bret A. Hassel, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology; Assistant Director for Training & Education, Cancer Research Career Enhancement & Related Activities and Director, Nathan Schnaper Intern Program in Translational Cancer Research, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Tracy H. Hazen, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Johanna B. Holm, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Julie C. Dunning Hotopp, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • William T. Jackson, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Rosemary Jagus, PhD, Professor, Institute of Marine & Environmental Technology
  • Dhan V. Kalvakolanu, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • James B. Kaper, PhD, James & Carolyn Frenkil Distinguished Dean’s Professor; Vice Dean for Academic Affairs; Chair, Department of Microbiology & Immunology; Professor, Departments of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Medicine and the Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health
  • Achsah D. Keegan, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the Center for Vascular & Inflammatory Diseases; Associate Director, Medical Scientist Training Program
  • Bryan A. Krantz, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, School of Dentistry; Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, School of Medicine
  • Alexander S. Krupnick, MD, Professor, Departments of Surgery and Microbiology & Immunology; Division Head, Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery;
  • Miriam K. Laufer, MD, Professor, Departments of Pediatrics, Medicine, and Epidemiology & Public Health; Director, Malaria Research Program, Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health
  • Myron Levine, MD, DTPH, Simon and Bessie Grollman Distinguished Professor; Professor, Departments of Medicine, Microbiology & Immunology, and Epidemiology & Public Health and the Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health
  • George Lewis, PhD, Robert C. Gallo, MD Endowed Professor of Translational Medicine; Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology; Director, Division of Vaccine Research, Institute of Human Virology
  • Yuxing Li, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Tim C. Luetkens, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Kirsten E. Lyke, MD, Professor, Department of Medicine and the Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health; Unit Director, Malaria Vaccine & Challenge Unit, Malaria Research Program, Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health
  • Bing Ma, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Dean L. Mann, MD, Professor, Departments of Pathology and Microbiology & Immunology
  • Robert McCann, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology and the Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health
  • Muhammad M. Mohiuddin, MBBS, Professor, Department of Surgery
  • Kamal Moudgil, MD, PhD, Professor, Departments of Microbiology & Immunology and Medicine
  • Amanda G. Oglesby-Sherrouse, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy; Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, School of Medicine
  • Yuko Ohta, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Marcela F. Pasetti, PhD, Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Microbiology & Immunology and the Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health
  • Ryan M. Pearson, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy
  • Joao H.F. Pedra, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Darren J. Perkins, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Allen R. Place, PhD, Professor, Institute of Marine & Environmental Technology
  • Mohammed Sayeedur Rahman, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • David Rasko, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the Institute of Genome Sciences
  • Chozha Rathinam, Dr. rer. nat, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine; Head, Laboratory for Stem Cell & Cancer Biology, Division of Virology, Pathogenesis, & Cancer, Institute of Human Virology
  • Jacques Ravel, PhD, Professor, Departments of Microbiology & Immunology and Medicine; Acting Director, Institute for Genome Sciences; Associate Director, Genomics, Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Mary Ann Jabra-Rizk, PhD, Professor, Department of Oncology & Diagnostic Sciences, School Of Dentistry
  • Frank T. Robb, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Mohammad M. Sajadi, MD, Professor, Department of Medicine and Division of Clinical Care & Research, Institute of Human Virology
  • Karen M. Scanlon, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Dan H. Schulze, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Departments of Microbiology & Immunology and Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
  • Alison J. Scott, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, School of Dentistry; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • David Serre, Dr. rer. nat., Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Nevil J. Singh, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology; Investigator, Tumor Immunology & Immunotherapy Research Program, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Ciaran M. Skerry, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Greg A. Snyder, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology and Division of Vaccine Research, Institute of Human Virology
  • Nicholas M. Stamatos, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine and Division of Clinical Care & Research, Institute of Human Virology
  • Lishan Su, PhD, The Charles Gordon Smith Endowed Professor for HIV Research; Professor, Departments of Pharmacology and Microbiology & Immunology; Director, Division of Virology, Pathogenesis, & Cancer, Institute of Human Virology
  • Marcelo B. Sztein, MD, Professor, Departments of Pediatrics, Medicine, and Microbiology & Immunology and the Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health; Laboratory Director, Flow & Mass Cytometry Facility, Center for Innovative Biomedical Resources; Associate Director, Basic & Translational Research, Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health
  • Yutaka Tagaya, BM, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine and Division of Virology, Pathogenesis, & Cancer, Institute of Human Virology; Head of the Flow Cytometry & Cell Sorting Core Facility, Institute of Human Virology
  • Shannon Takala Harrison, MPH, Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology & Public Health; Unit Head, Genomic Epidemiology Unit, Malaria Research Program, Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health; Associate Director, Center for Advanced Research Training & Innovation Training Tracks, Center for Advanced Research Training & Innovation
  • Sharon M. Tennant, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology and the Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health
  • Hervé Tettelin PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Gerardo R. Vasta, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Stefanie N. Vogel, PhD, Professor, Departments of Microbiology & Immunology and Medicine
  • Oliver H. Voss, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Tonya J. Webb, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology; Member, Hematopoietic & Cancer Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Angela Wilks, PhD, Isaac E. Emerson Chair of Pharmaceutical Sciences; Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences; Program Chair, Chemical & Biological Discovery, School of Pharmacy
  • Li Zhang, PhD, Professor, Departments of Physiology and Surgery; Associate Director of Research, Center for Vascular & Inflammatory Diseases; Member, Mesenchymal Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine

Neuroscience Program Faculty

Neuroscience

  • Thomas W. Abrams, PhD, Professor, Departments of Pharmacology and Anesthesiology
  • Zubair M. Ahmed, PhD, Professor, Departments of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Ophthalmology, and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Eugene D. Albrecht, PhD, Professor, Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences and Physiology
  • Seth A. Ament, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and the Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Pavlos Anastasiadis, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
  • Ilia V. Baskakov, PhD, Professor, Departments of Neurobiology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • David R. Benavides, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurology and Physiology
  • Steven L. Bernstein, MD, PhD, Professor, Departments of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences and Neurobiology; Member, Neural Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine; Vice Chair of Research, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
  • Thomas A. Blanpied, PhD, Professor, Department of Physiology; Director, Confocal Microscopy Core Facility, Center for Innovative Biomedical Resources
  • Robert J. Bloch, PhD, Professor, Departments of Physiology and Orthopaedics; Core Director, Biosensor Core, Center for Innovative Biomedical Resources; Member, Mesenchymal Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Robert W. Buchanan, MD, Professor, Department of Psychiatry; Director, Maryland Psychiatric Research Center
  • Donna J. Calu, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurobiology
  • Linda Chang, MD, MS, Professor, Departments of Diagnostic Radiology & Nuclear Medicine and Neurology
  • Joseph F. Cheer, PhD, Professor, Departments of Neurobiology and Psychiatry
  • Rong Chen, PhD, MS, MTR Associate Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology & Nuclear Medicine; Associate Vice Chair, Artificial Intelligence, Department of Diagnostic Radiology & Nuclear Medicine
  • Man-Kyo Chung, DMD, PhD, Professor, Department of Neural & Pain Sciences, School of Dentistry; Interim Assistant Dean of Research, School of Dentistry; Co-director, Center to Advance Chronic Pain Research
  • Prajwal Ciryam, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
  • Luana Colloca, MD, PhD, MS, Professor, Department of Pain & Translational Symptom Science, School of Nursing; Director, Placebo Beyond Opinions Center, Department of Pain & Translational Symptom Science, School of Nursing; MPower Professor, University of Maryland Baltimore; Adjunct Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology and Psychiatry, School of Medicine
  • Nathan P. Cramer, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology
  • Peter B. Crino, MD, PhD, Dr. Richard and Kathryn Taylor Endowed Professor of Neurology; Chair, Department of Neurology; Professor, Departments of Neurobiology and Psychiatry
  • Ivy E. Dick, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology
  • Susan G. Dorsey, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor, Department of Pain & Translational Science, School Of Nursing; Co-Director, Center to Advance Chronic Pain Research; Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine; Professor, Department of Neural & Pain Sciences, School of Dentistry
  • Gregory I. Elmer, PhD, Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Pharmacology
  • Reha S. Erzurumlu, PhD, Professor, Department of Neurobiology
  • Alan I. Faden, MD, Donald S. Brown Professor of Trauma; Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology, Neurobiology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry and Program in Trauma
  • Gary M. Fiskum, PhD, Matjasko Professor for Research in Anesthesiology; Vice Chair for Research, Department of Anesthesiology; Professor, Departments of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Pharmacology; Member, Neural Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Vivek Garg, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology
  • James M. Gold, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychiatry
  • Todd D. Gould, MD, Professor, Departments of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, and Pharmacology
  • John M. Hamlyn, PhD, Professor, Department of Physiology
  • Maged M. Harraz, MB,BCh, MS, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Pharmacology
  • Daniel M. Harrison, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology; Director, Division of Multiple Sclerosis & Neuroimmunology, Department of Neurology
  • Philip H. Iffland, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Neurobiology; Director of Neurology Labs, Department of Neurology
  • Amal Isaiah, MBBS, DPhil, Associate Professor, Departments of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Pediatrics, and Diagnostic Radiology & Nuclear Medicine
  • Miroslaw Janowski, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology & Nuclear Medicine; Co-director, Program in Image Guided Neurointerventions, Center for Advanced Imaging Research
  • Thomas C. Jhou, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurobiology
  • Xiaofeng Jia, BM, PhD, Professor, Departments of Neurosurgery, Neurobiology, and Orthopaedics
  • Barbara Juarez, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology
  • Joseph P.Y. Kao, PhD, Professor, Department of Physiology; Associate Director, Center for Biomedical Engineering & Technology
  • Asaf Keller, PhD, Donald E. Wilson, MD, MACP Distinguished Professor and Chair of Neurobiology
  • Achsah Keegan, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the Center for Vascular & Inflammatory Diseases; Associate Director, Medical Scientist Training Program
  • Deanna L. Kelly, PharmD, BCPP, Professor, Department of Psychiatry; Acting Director; Maryland Psychiatric Research Center; Director and Chief; Treatment Research Program, Maryland Psychiatric Research Center; MPower Professor; Affiliate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice & Science, School of Pharmacy
  • Michy P. Kelly, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Neurobiology
  • Tibor Kristian, PhD, Professor, Department of Anesthesiology; Member, Neural Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Alexander Ksendzovsky, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurosurgery and Neurobiology
  • Bruce K. Krueger, PhD, Professor, Departments of Physiology and Psychiatry
  • W. Jonathan Lederer, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Physiology; Director, Center For Biomedical Engineering & Technology; Member, Cardiovascular Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Yajie "Kevin" Liang, MB PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology & Nuclear Medicine
  • Iris Lindberg, PhD, Professor, Departments of Neurobiology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Marta M. Lipinski, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology and Neurobiology, Center for Shock, Trauma & Anesthesiology Research, Center for Biomolecular Therapeutics, and Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine; Group Leader, Neural Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Mary Kay Lobo, PhD, Professor, Departments of Neurobiology and Psychiatry
  • Thomas A. Longden, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology 
  • Radi Masri, DDS, MS, PHD, American Board of Prosthodontics Diplomate, Professor, Department of Advanced Oral Sciences & Therapeutics, School of Dentistry; Division Chief, Prosthodontics, Department of Advanced Oral Sciences & Therapeutics, School of Dentistry; Director; Postgraduate Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry; Professor, Department of Neurobiology, School of Medicine
  • Brian N. Mathur, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Pharmacology and Psychiatry
  • Margaret M. McCarthy, PhD, James & Carolyn Frenkil Endowed Dean’s Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology; Professor; Departments of Physiology and Psychiatry; Member, Neural Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Mary C. McKenna, PhD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics
  • Alexandre E. Medina de Jesus, DSci, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
  • Leonid Medved, ScD, PhD, Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and the Center for Vascular & Inflammatory Diseases 
  • Ohannes Melemedjian, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neural & Pain Sciences, School Of Dentistry
  • Istvan J. Merchenthaler, MD, PhD, DSc, Professor, Departments of Epidemiology & Public Health and Neurobiology; Division Director, Translational Toxicology, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Andrea L. Meredith, PhD, Professor, Department of Physiology
  • Jessica A. Mong, PhD, Professor, Department of Pharmacology; Assistant Dean for Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
  • Mervyn J. Monteiro, PhD, Professor, Departments of Neurobiology, Neurology, and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Norbert R. Myslinski, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Neural & Pain Sciences, School Of Dentistry
  • Whitney Parker, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
  • Melanie M. Pina, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology
  • Brian M. Polster, PhD, Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Teodor T. Postolache, MD, Professor, Department of Psychiatry
  • Alexandros Poulopoulos, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology
  • Adam C. Puche, PhD, Professor, Department of Neurobiology; Member, Neural Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • Saima Riazuddin, PhD, MPH, MBA, Professor, Departments of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Ke Ren, PhD, MD, Professor, Department of Neural & Pain Sciences, School Of Dentistry and Department of Neurobiology, School of Medicine
  • Cynthia L. Renn, PhD, RN, FAAN, Associate Professor, Department of Pain & Translational Symptom Science, School of Nursing; Co-director, Center to Advance Chronic Pain Research; Chair, Department of Pain & Translational Symptom Science, School of Nursing
  • Megan A. Rizzo, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Physiology
  • Jin Y. Ro, PhD, Professor, Department of Neural & Pain Sciences, School Of Dentistry
  • Daniel J.O. Roche, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
  • Osamah J. Saeedi, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences; Director of Clinical Research and Division Chief of the Glaucoma Division, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
  • Martin F. Schneider, PhD, Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Robert Schwarcz, PhD, Professor, Departments of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Pharmacology; Director, Neuroscience Program, Maryland Psychiatric Research Center
  • Paul D. Shepard, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry
  • J. Marc Simard, MD, PhD, Dr. Bizhan Aarabi Professor in Neurotrauma; Professor, Departments of Neurosurgery, Pathology, and Physiology; Interim Chair, Department of Physiology
  • Bogdan A. Stoica, MD, Associate Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology and Neurobiology
  • Dudley Strickland, PhD, Professor, Departments of Surgery and Physiology; Director, Center for Vascular & Inflammatory Diseases
  • Lishan Su, PhD, The Charles Gordon Smith Endowed Professor for HIV Research; Professor, Departments of Pharmacology and Microbiology & Immunology; Director, Division of Virology, Pathogenesis, & Cancer, Institute of Human Virology
  • Richard J. Traub, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Neural & Pain Sciences, School of Dentistry; Professor, Department of Neurobiology, School of MEdicine
  • Matthew C. Trudeau, PhD, Professor, Department of Physiology; Group Co-leader, Cardiovascular Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
  • George R. Uhl, MD, PhD, Professor, Departments of Neurology and Pharmacology
  • Marco Venniro, PhD Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurobiology and Psychiatry
  • Jaylyn Waddell, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
  • Piotr Walczak, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology & Nuclear Medicine; Co-director, Program in Image Guided Neurointerventions, Center for Advanced Imaging Research
  • James A. Waltz PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
  • Ze Wang, PhD, Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
  • Feng Wei, PhD, MD, Professor, Department of Neural & Pain Sciences, School Of Dentistry
  • Kelly P. Westlake, PhD, MSc, PT, Associate Professor, Departments of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science, Diagnostic Radiology & Nuclear Medicine, and Neurology
  • Steffen B.E. Wolff, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology
  • Graeme F. Woodworth, MD, FAANS, FACS, Howard M. Eisenberg, MD Distinguished Professorship in Neurosurgery; Chair, Department of Neurosurgery; Professor, Departments of Neurobiology, and Diagnostic Radiology & Nuclear Medicine; Co-director, Translational Therapeutics Research Group, Department of Neurosurgery; Director, Brain Tumor Treatment & Research Center, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Junfang Wu, BM, PhD, Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology and Neurobiology and Center for Shock, Trauma & Anesthesiology Research

Physical Rehabilitation Science Program Faculty

Physical Rehabilitation Science