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There are 544 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
*Jack W, Jr. Buchanan, M.D.
*Joel Bumgardner, Ph.D.
*Denis J Diangelo, Ph.D.
*Eugene C Eckstein, Ph.D.
*Ivan C Gerling, Ph.D.
*Richard J Gilbertson, M.D., Ph.D.
*Warren O Haggard, Ph.D.
*Claudia M Hillenbrand, Ph.D.
*Brian P Kelly, 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.
*Richard A Smith, Ph.D.
*Thaddeus A Wilson, Ph.D.
Michael Yen, Ph.D.
*Herbert D Zeman, Ph.D.
University of Memphis Graduate Faculty
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Dental Science
*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.
*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.
*Martin E Donaldson, D.D.S.
Jack C Fisher, D.M.D.
*Franklin Garcia-Godoy, D.D.S.
Steven Hackmyer, D.D.S.
Nathan R Hamman, D.D.S, M.D.S
*Edward F Harris, Ph.D.
George Huang, D.D.S, D.Sc.
*Vinay Jain, D.D.S.
*Anastasios Karydis, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.
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.
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.
*Mark R Patters, D.D.S., 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.
Harry K Sharp, D.D.S.
*Jacob Shiloah, D.M.D.
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.
*James L Vaden, D.D.S.
*Daranee Versluis, D.D.S., Ph.D.
*Antheunis Versluis, Ph.D.
*Joseph L Wasson, D.D.S., M.S.
Waletha Wasson, D.D.S.
Lawrence W Weeda, Jr., D.D.S.
Martha Wells, D.D.S., M.S.
*Martha Wells, D.M.D.
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.
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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.
*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.
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.
*Scott Howard, M.D.
Alessandro Iannaccone, 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.
*David M Mirvis, M.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.
Ilana Graetz Yonas, Ph.D.
*Wonsuk Yoo, Ph.D.
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Health Outcomes and Policy Research
*Rahemat Amarshi, Pharm.D.
Raoul Arreola, Ph.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.
*Song Hee Hong, Ph.D.
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.
*Ben Zarzaur, M.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.
*Sharyn D Baker, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
Leslie R Ballou, Ph.D.
*Donald Bashford, Ph.D.
*Robert J Belland, Ph.D.
*Mark Bix, 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.
*Edward Chaum, M.D., Ph.D.
*Hao Chen, Ph.D.
*Taosheng Chen, Ph.D.
*Cheng Cheng, Ph.D.
*Carolyn M Chesney, M.D.
Russell W Chesney, M.D.
*Hongbo Chi, Ph.D.
*Thomas M Chiang, Ph.D.
Viktor Chizhikov, Ph.D.
Christopher Coleclough, Ph.D.
*Mary Ellen Conley, M.D.
*George A Cook, Ph.D.
*Terrance G Cooper, Ph.D.
*Stephania Cormier, Ph.D.
*John V Cox, Ph.D.
*Yan Cui, Ph.D.
*Tom Curran, Ph.D.
*Alessandra D'Azzo, Ph.D.
*Mustafa K Dabbous, Ph.D.
James B Dale, M.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.
*Rao N Gadiparthi, 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.
*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.
*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.
*James N Ihle, Ph.D.
*Monica Jablonski, Ph.D.
Michael Jacewicz, M.D.
*Suzanne Jackowski, Ph.D.
*Jonathan H Jaggar, Ph.D.
*Lisa K Jennings, Ph.D.
*Dianna A Johnson, Ph.D.
Eldridge F Johnson, Ph.D.
*Leonard R Johnson, 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.
*Risa Kitagawa, Ph.D.
*Katsumi Kitagawa, Ph.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.
*Wing H Leung, M.D., Ph.D.
*Michael C Levin, M.D.
*Kui Li, Ph.D.
*Francesca-Fang Liao, Ph.D.
Robert B Lorsbach, Ph.D.
*Leonard Lothstein, Ph.D.
*Lu Lu, Ph.D.
*Yi 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.
*Mark A Miller, Ph.D.
David Carl 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.
*Peter Murray, Ph.D.
*Clayton Naeve, Ph.D.
*Ramesh Narayanan, Ph.D.
*Anjaparavanda P Naren, Ph.D.
*David R Nelson, Ph.D.
*Randall J Nelson, Ph.D.
*Paul Ney, M.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.
Guillermo Oliver, 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.
*Derek A Persons, M.D., Ph.D.
*Lawrence M Pfeffer, Ph.D.
*Allen Portner, 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 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.
*Clive A Slaughter, 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.
Beatriz Sosa-Pineda, Ph.D.
*Alexander Sparreboom, Ph.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.
*Michael R Taylor, Ph.D.
*Edwin L Thomas, Ph.D.
*Paul G Thomas, Ph.D.
*Donald B Thomason, Ph.D.
*Gabor Joseph Tigyi, Ph.D., M.D.
*Elaine I Tuomanen, M.D.
*Dario Vignali, Ph.D.
Russell Ware, Ph.D.
*Christopher M Waters, Ph.D.
*Robert S Waters, Ph.D.
*Mitchell Aaron Watsky, Ph.D.
*Richard Webby, Ph.D.
*Robert G Webster, Ph.D.
*Cynthia Wetmore, M.D., Ph.D.
*Stephen W White, D.Phil.
*Michael A Whitt, Ph.D.
Henry G Wilcox, Ph.D.
*Robert Williams, Ph.D.
*Richard T Williams, M.D., 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.
Nadeem Zafar, M.D.
*Stanislav S Zakharenko, M.D., Ph.D.
*Gerard P Zambetti, Ph.D.
*Xin Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.
*Jie Zheng, Ph.D.
*Fuming Zhou, M.D.
*Jian Zuo, Ph.D.
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Integrated Program in Biomedical Sciences
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Nursing
*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.
*Ann K Cashion, Ph.D.
Muammer Cetingok, Ph.D.
*Patricia A Cowan, Ph.D.
*Martin A Croce, M.D.
Patricia D Cunningham, D.N.Sc
Carolyn J Driscoll, Ph.D.
Barbara Dubray-Benstein, Ph.D.
*Veronica F Engle, Ph.D.
Kimberly Fisher, Ph.D.
Wayne Furman, M.D.
Ahmed O Gaber, M.B.B.Ch.
*Joyce Carolyn Graff, Ph.D.
E. Dianne Greenhill, Ed.D.
Margaret T Hartig, Ph.D.
Margaret B Harvey, Ph.D.
*Donna K Hathaway, Ph.D. .
*Pamela S Hinds, 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.
*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.
Karen Koozer Olson, Ph.D.
*Jill S Oswaks, D.N.Sc.
Diane Pace, Ph.D.
*Jim Pruett, Ph.D.
*Risa Dawn Ramsey, Ph.D.
*Muriel C Rice, Ph.D.
Caroline A Riely, M.D.
*Cynthia K Russell, Ph.D.
Omaima M Sabek, Ph.D.
Zoila Sanchez, Ph.D.
Patricia M Speck, D.N.Sc.
Cheryl C Stegbauer, Ph.D.
*R. Craig Stotts, Dr.P.H.
*Laura A Talbot, Ph.D.
*Carol L Thompson, Ph.D.
Ruth S Tutor, Ph.D.
Margaret (Peggy) Veeser, Ed.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
John F Addison, M.S.
*Hassan Almoazen, Ph.D.
Steven Bares, Ph.D.
*Sarka Beranova, Ph.D.
Himanshu Bhattacharjee, Ph.D.
*John K Buolamwini, Ph.D.
Walter G, Jr. Chambliss, 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.
Lawrence J Hak, Pharm.D
*Wayne T Harris, Ph.D.
*Richard A Helms, Pharm.D.
*Meena Jaggi, Ph.D.
*James R Johnson, Ph.D.
*Terreia S Jones, Pharm.D.
*Ji-Seon Kim, Ph.D.
Michio Kurosu, Ph.D.
S. Casey Laizure, Pharm.D.
*Richard E Lee, Ph.D.
*Wei Li, Ph.D.
Monica Love, Ph.D.
*Vivian S Loveless, Pharm.D.
*Tao L Lowe, Ph.D.
Richard Magid, Ph.D.
*Ram I Mahato, 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.
Ezra Ozdenerol, Ph.D.
Carl Panetta, Ph.D.
*Frank Park, Ph.D.
Yingxu Peng, Ph.D.
*Stephanie J Phelps, Pharm.D.
Janet Ralbovsky, Ph.D.
*Mary V Relling, Pharm.D.
*P. David Rogers, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
*Erin Schuetz, Ph.D.
*John Schuetz, Ph.D.
Scott E Snyder, Ph.D.
*Mitchell S Steiner, M.D.
*Clinton F Stewart, Pharm.D.
Michael C Storm, Ph.D.
*Arthur B Straughn, Pharm.D.
*Yichun Sun, Ph.D.
Karen A Veverka, Ph.D.
*Thomas R Webb, Ph.D.
*Karl T Weber, M.D.
*George C Wood, 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.
*Kristin Anne King, Ph.D.
*Jillian H McCarthy, Ph.D.
*Anna K Nabelek, Ph.D.
*Patrick Norton Plyler, 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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