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A portrait of Zhongjie Sun.

Zhongjie Sun, MD, PhD, FAHA
Department Chair

A headshot photo of Julio Cordero-Morales.

Julio Cordero-Morales, PhD
Associate Professor

A photo of Zheng Fan.

Zheng Fan, PhD

A headshot photo of Polly Hoffman.

Polly Hofmann, PhD
Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs, College of Medicine

A headshot of Jonathan Jaggar.

Jonathan H. Jaggar, PhD
Maury Bronstein Endowed Professor

A headshot of Modar Kassan

Modar Kassan, PhD
Assistant Professor 

A headshot of Salvatore Mancarella

Salvatore Mancarella, PhD
Associate Professor

A photo of Dr. Parthasarathi

Kaushik Parthasarathi, PhD
Associate Professor

Gadiparthi Rao Headshot

Gadiparthi N. Rao, PhD
George and Elizabeth Malloy Professor

A headshot photo of Dr. Don Thomason

Donald B. Thomason, PhD
Dean, College of Graduate Health Sciences

A headshot photo of Gabor Tigyi.

Gabor Tigyi, PhD
Harriet Van Vleet Endowment Professor

A headshot photo of Valeria Vasquez

Valeria Vasquez, PhD
Associate Professor

A headshot photo of Dr. Xu.

Junwang Xu, PhD
Associate Professor


Non-Tenure Track Faculty

A photo of Kai Chen

Kai Chen, PhD

A photo of Paula Deitrich

Paula Dietrich, PhD

Xiaobin Han photo

Xiaobin Han, MD, PhD

A photo of Sue Chin Lee

Sue Chin Lee, PhD

A photo of Pradeep Shukla

Pradeep Shukla, PhD


Joint Faculty


Professor Emeritus



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Charles Hicks, Jr., MBA
Operations Manager





Anita Anderson

Anita Anderson
HR Coordinator


Brandi Webb image

Brandi Webb
Accounting Assistant


Ordeathia Simpson

Ordeathia Simpson
HR Coordinator, Faculty


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Miranda Smith
Administrative Assistant





Last Published: Sep 8, 2021