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Department of Bio-Medical Sciences 
PCOM Georgia

The mission of the Department of Bio-Medical Sciences is to provide our students with the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully pursue various career paths which include the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and Master's in Biomedical Sciences.

Our faculty promotes and provides expert instruction within a learning environment that emphasizes critical reasoning in the basic sciences as it applies to medical, clinical, biotechnological and research applications.

We train and then validate that each student can successfully demonstrate the applications of his or her knowledge and skills in rigorous academic and professional settings. It is this training and validation that sets our Biomedical Sciences program apart, as our students develop a sense of confidence and purpose having experienced growth in a meaningful and personal manner.

Furthermore, our faculty provide research opportunities for all of our students as they are performing contemporary and cutting-edge research in the neurosciences, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, metabolic diseases and others.

Academic Programs

MS in Biomedical Sciences

Students receive training designed to increase professional and academic opportunities and facilitate their successful entry into their chosen career paths. The Biomedical Sciences program allows students the flexibility to concentrate in one of several professional areas and also offers a certificate of post-baccalaureate graduate study.

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Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)

All instruction is delivered by experienced and accomplished faculty. Program curriculum includes clerkship participation at many of the finest teaching hospitals.

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Department Faculty

Linda Adkison, MS, PhD portrait

Linda Adkison, MS, PhD

Associate Provost
Professor of Genetics

Phone: 470-387-7745

Email: lindaad@pcom.edu

Adwoa Aduonum, PhD, MSc portrait

Adwoa Aduonum, PhD, MSc

Associate Professor of Physiology and Neuroscience
Director of IPE, DO Program

Phone: 678-225-7474

Email: adwoaad@pcom.edu

Mircea Anghelescu, MD portrait

Mircea Anghelescu, MD

Associate Professor of Pathophysiology

Phone: 678-225-7564

Email: mirceaan@pcom.edu

Kimberly Baker, PhD portrait

Kimberly Baker, PhD

Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Genetics

Phone: 678-225-7561

Email: kimberlydea@pcom.edu

Bonnie Buxton, PhD portrait

Bonnie Buxton, PhD

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Phone: 678-225-7465

Email: bonnieb@pcom.edu

Valerie Cadet, PhD portrait

Valerie Cadet, PhD

Director of Health Equity Curricular Initiatives
Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Phone: 678-225-7574

Email: valeriecad@pcom.edu

Shafik Habal, MD portrait

Shafik Habal, MD

Director of Pedagogical Methods and Curricular Inventory
Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Phone: 678-225-7461

Email: shafikha@pcom.edu

Francis Jenney, PhD portrait

Francis Jenney, PhD

Phone: 678-225-7562

Email: francisje@pcom.edu

Harold Komiskey, PhD portrait

Harold Komiskey, PhD

Phone: 678-225-7472

Email: harryko@pcom.edu

Huo Lu, PhD portrait

Huo Lu, PhD

Professor of Anatomy and Neuroscience

Phone: 678-225-7469

Email: huolu@pcom.edu

Brian Matayoshi, PhD portrait

Brian Matayoshi, PhD

Professor of Physiology

Phone: 678-225-7466

Email: brianmat@pcom.edu

Robert McAfee, PhD portrait

Robert McAfee, PhD

Associate Professor of Anatomy

Phone: 678-225-7566

Email: robertmcaf@pcom.edu

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Dennis Peffley, JD, Phd

Professor of Pharmacology

Phone: 678-225-7575

Email: dennispe@pcom.edu

Diana Peterson, PhD portrait

Diana Peterson, PhD

Professor

Phone: 678-225-7463

Email: dianape1@pcom.edu

Lori Redmond, PhD portrait

Lori Redmond, PhD

Director, Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences
Professor of Anatomy and Neuroscience

Phone: 678-225-7462

Email: loriha@pcom.edu

Michael Selby, PhD portrait

Michael Selby, PhD

Associate Professor of Anatomy

Phone: 678-225-7568

Email: michaelsel@pcom.edu

Vlad Stanescu, MD, MSc portrait

Vlad Stanescu, MD, MSc

Professor of Anatomy

Phone: 678-225-7464

Email: vladst@pcom.edu

Richard White, PhD, FAHA portrait

Richard White, PhD, FAHA

Chair, Department of Bio-Medical Sciences - PCOM Georgia
Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology

Phone: 678-225-7573

Email: richardwhit@pcom.edu

Karim Zaman, DO portrait

Karim Zaman, DO

Associate Professor of Pathology

Phone: 678-225-7468

Email: karimza@pcom.edu

Shu Zhu, MD, PhD portrait

Shu Zhu, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Physiology

Phone: 678-225-7476

Email: shuzh@pcom.edu

CONTACT US

Department of Bio-Medical Sciences
PCOM Georgia
625 Old Peachtree Road, NW
Suwanee, GA 30024


Richard White, PhD
Chair, Department of Bio-Medical Sciences - PCOM Georgia
Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology


 


 
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