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There are 518 credentialed faculty in the College who are associated with 9 programs. To find out more about the student thesis and dissertation committees on which they serve, or their institutional affiliations, visit the student committee page. In the list of the programs and faculty below, an asterisk signifies that the faculty member is approved to direct theses and dissertations. Mousing over the name will provide additional information about the faculty member.

Biomedical Engineering and Imaging
Dental Science
Epidemiology
Health Outcomes and Policy Research
Integrated Biomedical Sciences
Integrated Program in Biomedical Sciences
Nursing
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Speech and Hearing Science
Unaffiliated

Biomedical Engineering and Imaging
*Gary Lee Bowlin, Ph.D.
*Joel Bumgardner, Ph.D.
*Denis J Diangelo, Ph.D.
*Eugene C Eckstein, Ph.D.
*Ivan C Gerling, Ph.D.
*Warren O Haggard, Ph.D.
*Claudia M Hillenbrand, Ph.D.
Mary E Mccarville, M.D.
Thomas E Merchant, D.O., Ph.D.
*William M Mihalko, M.D., Ph.D.
*Robert Ogg, Ph.D.
Brooke A Sanford, Ph.D.
Kunal Singhal, Ph.D.
*Richard A Smith, Ph.D.
*Thaddeus A Wilson, Ph.D.
Michael Yen, Ph.D.
*Herbert D Zeman, Ph.D.
Audrey R Zucker-Levin, Ph.D.
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Dental Science
*Pradeep C Adatrow, D.D.S.
*Swati Ahuja, B.D.S., M.D.S.
*Ayman Aldayeh, Ph.D.
Kenneth M Anderson, D.D.S., M.S.
*Jegdish P Babu, Ph.D.
David E Bell, D.D.S., M.S.
Paul S Bland, D.D.S.
*Robert L Brandt, D.D.S., M.S.
*David R Cagna, D.M.D., M.S.
Jim Christian, D.D.S.
*David J Clement, D.D.S.
John S Covington, D.D.S.
Jere W Crenshaw, D.D.S., M.S.
David H Crowder, D.D.S.
Edward DeSchepper, D.D.S.
*Martin E Donaldson, D.D.S.
*Larry Dormois, D.D.S.
*Cimara Fortes Ferreira, Ph.D., D.D.S.
Jack C Fisher, D.M.D.
*Franklin Garcia-Godoy, D.D.S.
*Martyn S Green, D.D.S.
Steven Hackmyer, D.D.S.
Nathan R Hamman, D.D.S, M.D.S
*Edward F Harris, Ph.D.
*Liang Hong, Ph.D., D.D.S.
George Huang, D.D.S, D.Sc.
*Vinay Jain, D.D.S.
Mark E Jensen, Ph.D., D.D.S.
*Anastasios Karydis, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.
*Tom V Korioth, Ph.D., D.D.S.
Rania Livada, D.D.S.
*Adam Lloyd, D.D.S.
*Jennifer Lou, D.D.S.
*Holland Maness, D.M.D.
*Melissa A Marchesan, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Billy W McCann, D.D.S., M.S.
Judith W McGuire, Ph.D., D.M.D.
William H McHorris, D.D.S.
Daniel Merwin, D.D.S., M.S.
*Cesar A Migliorati, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Preston D Miller, D.D.S, M.D.S
Gregory J Paprocki, D.D.S.
William G Parris, D.D.S., M.S.
James C Ragain, Ph.D.
*Swati Y Rawal, B.D.S., M.D.S.
*Yeshwant B Rawal, B.D.S., M.D.S. M.S.
Daniel L Reaves, D.D.S.
*Quinton C Robinson, D.D.S., M.S.
Mark Scarbecz, Ph.D.
Audrey M Selecman, Ph.D.
Harry K Sharp, D.D.S.
*Jacob Shiloah, D.M.D.
Werner H Shintaku, D.D.S.
James F Simon, D.D.S.
*Sidney H Stein, D.M.D., Ph.D.
*David A Tipton, D.D.S., Ph.D.
*Terry Trojan, D.D.S., M.S.
*Antheunis Versluis, Ph.D.
*Daranee Versluis, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Waletha Wasson, D.D.S.
*Joseph L Wasson, D.D.S., M.S.
Lawrence W Weeda, Jr., D.D.S.
*Martha Wells, D.M.D.
Martha Wells, D.D.S., M.S.
Tommy N Whited, D.D.D., M.S.
Russell A Wicks, D.D.S, M.S.
Richard A Williams, D.D.S., M.S.
Marjorie A Woods, D.D.S.
Jere L Yates, D.D.S., M.S.
Hamid Yazdi, D.D.S.
*Yanhui Zhang, Ph.D.
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Epidemiology
Patricia E Adams-Graves, M.D.
Bruce S Alpert, M.D.
Sandra L R Arnold, M.D.
Keiko Asao, M.D., Ph.D.
*James E Bailey, M.D.
Ian Brooks, Ph.D.
*Zoran Bursac, Ph.D.
*Andrew J Bush, Ph.D.
Cyril F Chang, Ph.D.
*Mathilda (Mace) C Coday, Ph.D.
*Pamela D Connor, Ph.D.
William C Cushman, M.D.
*Margaret W Debon, Ph.D.
Karen Derefinko, Ph.D.
John P Devincenzo, M.D.
Ruthbeth D Finerman, Ph.D.
*Patricia M Flynn, M.D.
John P Griffin, M.D.
*Marion Elizabeth Hare, M.D.
Eunice Huang, M.D.
*Karen Chandler Johnson, M.D.
Tamekia L Jones, Ph.D.
Paul Juarez, Ph.D.
Afework Asfaw Keskessa, Ph.D.
*Lisa M Klesges, Ph.D.
*Robert C Klesges, Ph.D.
*Mehmet Kocak, Ph.D.
Robert C Kores, Ph.D.
Rebecca Krukowski, Ph.D.
Melissa A Little, Ph.D.
*Patricia Matthews-Juarez, Ph.D.
*Kyhobeni Mozhui, Ph.D.
*Simonne S Nouer, Ph.D.
Tonny J Oyana, Ph.D.
Vicki M Park, Ph.D.
*Phyllis Richey, Ph.D.
Kathryn M Ryder, M.D.
Suzanne Satterfield, M.D.
*Jerry Lynn Shenep, M.D.
Judith E Soberman, M.D.
Thomas Spentzas, M.D.
Stephanie Storgion, M.D.
*Fridtjof Thomas, Ph.D.
*Elizabeth A Tolley, Ph.D.
Nhu Quynh T Tran, Ph.D.
*Frances A Tylavsky, D.P.H.
Teerdache Viangteeravati, Ph.D.
Eszter Volgyi, Ph.D.
*Jim Y Wan, Ph.D.
Winfred C Wang, M.D.
*Teresa Waters, Ph.D.
*Robert J Wyatt, M.D.
Zhao Yang, Ph.D.
Ilana Graetz Yonas, Ph.D.
*Wonsuk Yoo, Ph.D.
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Health Outcomes and Policy Research
*Rahemat Amarshi, Pharm.D.
*George E Bass, Jr., Ph.D.
*Virginia Betts, J.D.
*Candace S Brown, Pharm.D.
*Marie A Chisholm-Burns, Pharm.D.
*Peter Anton Chyka, Pharm.D.
Joy Clay, Ph.D.
Neil P Cohen, J.D.
*Samuel E Dagogo-Jack, M.D.
Theora Evans, Ph.D.
*Richard J Faris, Ph.D.
Walter L, Jr Fitzgerald, J.D., M.S.
Brandi E Franklin, Ph.D.
Justin Gatwood, Ph.D.
*Dick R Gourley, Pharm.D.
*Greta A Gourley, Ph.D., Pharm.D.
William L Greene, Pharm.D.
James Hoffman, Pharm.D., M.S.
David A Kuhl, Pharm.D.
*Sajeesh Kumar, Ph.D.
*Carol A Likens, Ph.D.
*Nancy Mele, D.S.N.
*Robert J Nolly, M.S.
Victor J Perini, M.S.
*Max D Ray, Pharm.D., M.S.
*David K Solomon, Pharm.D.
Christina A Spivey, Ph.D.
*Michal Tamuz, Ph.D.
*Junling Wang, Ph.D.
Carol L White, Pharm.D.
*Shelley White-Means, Ph.D.
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Integrated Biomedical Sciences
*Elisabeth E Adderson, M.D.
*Adebowale Adebiyi, Ph.D.
*Ronald M Adkins, Ph.D.
*Lorraine M Albritton, Ph.D.
*William Earl Armstrong, Ph.D.
Suleiman W Bahouth, Ph.D.
*Suzanne J Baker, Ph.D.
Leslie R Ballou, Ph.D.
*Robert J Belland, Ph.D.
*Dennis D Black, M.D.
*Clark M Blatteis, Ph.D.
*John D Boughter, Ph.D.
David Brand, Ph.D.
*David Bridges, Ph.D.
*Gerald I Byrne, Ph.D.
*Joseph C Callaway, Ph.D.
*Angela R Cantrell, Ph.D.
*Xinwei Cao, Ph.D.
*Annie Chan, Ph.D.
*Edward Chaum, M.D., Ph.D.
*Taosheng Chen, Ph.D.
*Hao Chen, Ph.D.
*Cheng Cheng, Ph.D.
Russell W Chesney, M.D.
*Carolyn M Chesney, M.D.
*Hongbo Chi, Ph.D.
*Thomas M Chiang, Ph.D.
*Viktor Chizhikov, Ph.D.
Viktor Chizhikov, Ph.D.
*George A Cook, Ph.D.
*Terrance G Cooper, Ph.D.
*Stephania Cormier, Ph.D.
*John V Cox, Ph.D.
*Yan Cui, Ph.D.
*Alessandra D'Azzo, Ph.D.
*Mustafa K Dabbous, Ph.D.
James B Dale, M.D.
Athena S Davenport, Ph.D.
*Andrew M Davidoff, M.D.
*Dominic M Desiderio, Ph.D.
F. Curtis Dohan, Jr., M.D.
*Peter Doherty, Ph.D.
Donald J Donaldson, Ph.D.
*Alejandro M Dopico, M.D., Ph.D.
*James Downing, M.D.
*Ioannis Dragatsis, Ph.D.
*Michael A Dyer, Ph.D.
*Marshall B Elam, M.D., Ph.D.
*Andrea June Elberger, Ph.D.
*Eric J Enemark, Ph.D.
*Matthew Ennis, Ph.D.
*John N Fain, Ph.D.
*Zheng Fan, Ph.D.
*Meiyun Fan, Ph.D.
Malinda E Fitzgerald, Ph.D.
*Elizabeth A Fitzpatrick, Ph.D.
*James M Fleckenstein, M.D.
*Max Fletcher, Ph.D.
*Robert C Foehring, Ph.D.
*Kevin Freeman, Ph.D.
*Rao N Gadiparthi, Ph.D.
*Raja S Gangaraju, Ph.D.
Lidia Gardner, Ph.D.
*Terrence L Geiger, M.D., Ph.D.
*Eldon E Geisert, Jr., Ph.D.
*Maria Gomes-Solecki, D.V.M.
Rakesh Goorha, Ph.D.
*Ankush Gosain, Ph.D., M.D.
*Weikuan Gu, Ph.D
*Ramareddy V Guntaka, Ph.D.
*Kristin Marie Hamre, Ph.D.
Young-Goo Han, Ph.D.
*Charles R Handorf, M.D., Ph.D.
*Aviv I Hassid, Ph.D.
*David L Hasty, Ph.D.
*Karen A Hasty, Ph.D.
*Thomas Phillip Hatch, Ph.D.
*Mark Hatley, M.D., Ph.D.
*Detlef H Heck, Ph.D.
*Scott A Heldt, Ph.D.
*Linda M Hendershot, Ph.D.
*Paul Herron, Ph.D.
Hans-Martin Herz, Ph.D.
*Polly A Hofmann, Ph.D.
*Ramin Homayouni, Ph.D.
*Marcia G Honig, Ph.D.
*Roderick T Hori, Ph.D.
*Martha M Howe, Ph.D.
Julia Hurwitz, Ph.D.
*Monica Jablonski, Ph.D.
Michael Jacewicz, M.D.
*Suzanne Jackowski, Ph.D.
*Jonathan H Jaggar, Ph.D.
*Lisa K Jennings, Ph.D.
Eldridge F Johnson, Ph.D.
*Leonard R Johnson, Ph.D.
*Dianna A Johnson, Ph.D.
*Byron C Jones, Ph.D.
Peter David Jones, Ph.D.
*Catherine C Kaczorowski, Ph.D.
Andrew H Kang, Ph.D.
Richard John Kasser, Ph.D.
Jon R Katze, Ph.D.
*Seema Khurana, Ph.D.
*Hitoshi Kita, Ph.D.
Abbas E Kitabchi, Ph.D., M.D.
*Ying Kong, Ph.D.
*Richard W Kriwacki, Ph.D.
*Mondira Kundu, M.D., Ph.D.
*Ronald N Laribee, Ph.D.
*Mark S Ledoux, M.D., Ph.D.
*Charles W Leffler, Ph.D.
*Michael C Levin, M.D.
*Kui Li, Ph.D.
*Francesca-Fang Liao, Ph.D.
*Leonard Lothstein, Ph.D.
*Yi Lu, Ph.D.
*Lu Lu, Ph.D.
*Daruka Mahadevan, Ph.D.
*Kafait U Malik, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Salvatore Mancarella, Ph.D.
Charles M Mansbach, M.D.
*Tony N Marion, Ph.D.
*Antonio M Martinez-Hernandez, M.D.
Douglas B Matthews, Ph.D.
*Jonathan A McCullers, M.D.
*Michael P McDonald, Ph.D.
*Maureen A McGargill, Ph.D.
*Shannon McKinney-Freeman, Ph.D.
*Peter J McKinnon, Ph.D.
Juan Menendez, Ph.D.
David Carl Miller, Ph.D.
*Mark A Miller, Ph.D.
Harry H Mincer, D.D.S., Ph.D.
*Susan A Miranda, Ph.D.
*Tanja Mittag, Ph.D.
Isao Miyairi, M.D.
*Vanessa Marie Morales-Tirado, Ph.D.
*James Ian Morgan, Ph.D.
Megan K Mulligan, Ph.D.
*Charles G Mullighan, M.D.
*Peter Murray, Ph.D.
*Shalini Narayana, Ph.D.
*Ramesh Narayanan, Ph.D.
*Anjaparavanda P Naren, Ph.D.
*Randall J Nelson, Ph.D.
*David R Nelson, Ph.D.
*Satoru Kenneth Nishimoto, Ph.D.
*Hiroko Nishimura, D.M.Sc.
*Christopher Nosrat, D.D.S., Ph.D.
*Thaddeus S Nowak, Jr., Ph.D.
*Leta Nutt, Ph.D.
David F Nutting, Ph.D.
*Kristen O'Connell, Ph.D.
*Stacey Ogden, Ph.D.
*Joseph T Opferman, Ph.D.
*Rennolds S Ostrom, Ph.D.
*Andrew Papanicolaou, Ph.D.
Elena Parfenova, Ph.D.
*Edwards A Park, Ph.D.
Melburn R Park, Ph.D.
*Kaushik Parthasarathi, Ph.D.
*Janet F Partridge, Ph.D.
*Junmin Peng, Ph.D.
*Lawrence M Pfeffer, Ph.D.
*Tayebeh Pourmotabbed, Ph.D.
*William A Pulsinelli, Ph.D.
*Leigh Darryl Quarles, M.D.
*Marko Z Radic, Ph.D.
*Rajendra Raghow, Ph.D.
*Radhakrishna Rao, Ph.D.
Fabio C Re, Ph.D.
*Anton J Reiner, Ph.D.
*Lawrence T. Reiter, Ph.D.
*Tonia S Rex, Ph.D.
*James T Robertson, M.D.
*Charles O Rock, Ph.D.
*Jason W Rosch, Ph.D.
*Edward F Rosloniec, Jr., Ph.D.
*Martine Roussel, Ph.D.
*Charles J Russell, Ph.D.
*James Patrick Ryan, Ph.D.
Kazuko Sakata, Ph.D.
*Amali E Samarasinghe, Ph.D.
Amali Samarasinghe, Ph.D.
Thomas A Schikorski, Ph.D.
*Edward G Schneider, Ph.D.
*Brenda Schulman, Ph.D.
*Stacey Schultz-Cherry, Ph.D.
*Reese S Scroggs, Ph.D.
*Tiffany N Seagroves, Ph.D.
*Susan E Senogles, Ph.D.
Douglas R Shanklin, M.D.
*Leonard Share, Ph.D.
*Burt M Sharp, Ph.D.
*Charles J Sherr, Ph.D., M.D.
Claire L Simpson, Ph.D.
Andrzej T Slominski, M.D. Ph.D.
*Richard J Smeyne, Ph.D.
*David J Solecki, Ph.D.
Solomon S Solomon, M.D.
*Brian Sorrentino, M.D.
*Jena J Steinle, Ph.D.
*Jeffery D Steketee, Ph.D.
Ted S Strom, M.D., Ph.D.
John M Stuart, M.D.
Yao Sun, M.D., Ph.D.
Wen Lin Sun, Ph.D.
*Dale Parker Suttle, Jr., Ph.D.
*Trevor W Sweatman, Ph.D.
*Steven J Tavalin, Ph.D.
*J Paul Taylor, M.D., Ph.D.
*Paul G Thomas, Ph.D.
*Edwin L Thomas, Ph.D.
*Donald B Thomason, Ph.D.
*Gabor Joseph Tigyi, Ph.D., M.D.
*Jack W Tsao, M.D.
*Elaine I Tuomanen, M.D.
*Robert S Waters, Ph.D.
*Christopher M Waters, Ph.D.
*Mitchell Aaron Watsky, Ph.D.
*Richard Webby, Ph.D.
*Robert G Webster, Ph.D.
*Mitchell Weiss, M.D., Ph.D.
*Stephen W White, D.Phil.
*Michael A Whitt, Ph.D.
Henry G Wilcox, Ph.D.
*Robert Williams, Ph.D.
Jack L Wilson, Ph.D.
Zhaohui Wu, M.D., Ph.D.
*Jun J Yang, Ph.D.
*Ae-Kyung Yi, Ph.D.
Tai June Yoo, Ph.D.
*Junming Yue, Ph.D.
Nadeem Zafar, M.D.
*Stanislav S Zakharenko, M.D., Ph.D.
*Gerard P Zambetti, Ph.D.
*Xin Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.
*Fuming Zhou, M.D.
*Jian Zuo, Ph.D.
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Integrated Program in Biomedical Sciences
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Nursing
*Anne W Alexandrov, Ph.D.
*Kristen H Archbold, Ph.D.
*Cornelia M Beck, Ph.D.
Bobby B Bellflower, D.N.Sc.
Jay J Bringman, M.D.
George A Burghen, M.D.
*Michael A Carter, D.N.Sc.
*Patricia A Cowan, Ph.D.
*Martin A Croce, M.D.
Barbara Dubray-Benstein, Ph.D.
Wayne Furman, M.D.
*Joyce Carolyn Graff, Ph.D.
Margaret T Hartig, Ph.D.
Margaret B Harvey, Ph.D.
*Donna K Hathaway, Ph.D. .
Michael Huffman, Ph.D.
Donna S Husch, Ph.D.
Susan R Jacob, Ph.D.
Cheryl D Johnson-Joy, Ph.D.
Raymond W Ke, M.D.
Satish Kedia, Ph.D.
Bruce L Keisling, Ph.D.
*Wendy M Likes, D.N.Sc., Ph.D.
Carol A Lockhart, Ph.D.
*Belinda Mandrell, Ph.D., R.N.
*Judy C Martin, Ph.D.
*Leslie M McKeon, Ph.D., R.N.
Sheila D Melander, D.S.N.
Tommie Norris, D.N.Sc., R.N.
Tara O'Brien, Ph.D.
Diane Pace, Ph.D.
*Risa Dawn Ramsey, Ph.D.
*Muriel C Rice, Ph.D.
Caroline A Riely, M.D.
Jeffrey E Rubnitz, M.D., Ph.D.
*Cynthia K Russell, Ph.D.
Patricia M Speck, D.N.Sc.
Ansley Grimes Stanfill, Ph.D.
*Laura A Talbot, Ph.D.
Ruth S Tutor, Ph.D.
Glenn T Wetzel, M.D., Ph.D.
*Mona N Wicks, Ph.D.
Judith A Wilimas, M.D.
*Rebecca P Winsett, Ph.D.
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Pharmaceutical Sciences
*Hassan Almoazen, Ph.D.
Steven Bares, Ph.D.
*Sarka Beranova, Ph.D.
Himanshu Bhattacharjee, Ph.D.
*Subhash Chauhan, Ph.D.
*Michael Lloyd Christensen, Pharm.D.
Theodore A Cory, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
*Roland N Dickerson, Pharm.D.
*Isaac O Donkor, Ph.D.
B Keith English, M.D.
*William E Evans, Pharm.D.
*Kip Guy, Ph.D.
*Richard A Helms, Pharm.D.
*Meena Jaggi, Ph.D.
*Ji-Seon Kim, Ph.D.
*Santosh Kumar, Ph.D.
Michio Kurosu, Ph.D.
S. Casey Laizure, Pharm.D.
*Richard E Lee, Ph.D.
*Wei Li, Ph.D.
*Vivian S Loveless, Pharm.D.
*Tao L Lowe, Ph.D.
Richard Magid, Ph.D.
*Tarun K Mandal, Ph.D.
William J McLaughlin, Ph.D.
*Bernd Meibohm, Ph.D.
*Duane D Miller, Ph.D.
*Bob M Moore, Ph.D.
*Glen E Palmer, Ph.D.
Carl Panetta, Ph.D.
*Frank Park, Ph.D.
*Stephanie J Phelps, Pharm.D.
*Mary V Relling, Pharm.D.
*P. David Rogers, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
*John Schuetz, Ph.D.
*Erin Schuetz, Ph.D.
Scott E Snyder, Ph.D.
*Clinton F Stewart, Pharm.D.
Michael C Storm, Ph.D.
*Murali M Yallapu, Ph.D.
*C. Ryan Yates, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
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Speech and Hearing Science
*Devin Casenhiser, Ph.D.
*Molly Erickson, Ph.D.
*Ashley W Harkrider, Ph.D.
*Mark S Hedrick, Ph.D.
*Patti Johnstone, Ph.D.
*Colleen M Karow, Ph.D.
*Jillian H McCarthy, Ph.D.
*Anna K Nabelek, Ph.D.
*Patrick Norton Plyler, Ph.D.
*Kevin J Reilly, Ph.D.
*Tim Saltuklaroglu, Ph.D.
*Ilsa E Schwarz, Ph.D.
*James W Thelin, Ph.D.
*Deborah VonHapsburg, Ph.D.
*Jong Ho Won, Ph.D.
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Unaffiliated
Timothy D Mandrell, D.V.M.
Jerold E Rehg, D.V.M.
Thomas A Singarella, Ph.D.
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