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Faculty and Staff 
Biomedical Sciences Program

Program Contacts at PCOM

Marcus Bell, PhD
Director, Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences
Professor of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology
Email: marcusbe@pcom.edu

Sharia Wolfe, MBA
Graduate Program Manager
Phone: 215-871-6440 | Fax: 215-871-6540

Program Contacts at PCOM Georgia

Lori Redmond, PhD
Director, Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences
Professor of Anatomy
Email: loriha@pcom.edu

Program Assistant
Phone: 678-225-7460 | Fax: 678-225-7479

Program Contact at PCOM South Georgia

Edward Shaw, PhD
Director, Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
Associate Professor of Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Email: ed.shaw@pcom.edu

“When it was time for medical school, I had already found a community of fellow students, and, more importantly, faculty and staff that I knew I could lean on for the next four years.”

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Christopher Adams, PhD portrait

Christopher Adams, PhD

Professor of Anatomy

Phone: 215-871-6534

Email: christopherad@pcom.edu

Meejin Ahn, DO portrait

Meejin Ahn, DO

Assistant Professor

Phone: 215-871-6544

Email: meejinah@pcom.edu

Denah Appelt, PhD portrait

Denah Appelt, PhD

Director of Dual Degree Programs and Biomedical Science Specialty Concentrations in the School of Health Sciences
Professor of Neuroscience

Phone: 215-871-6164

Email: denaha@pcom.edu

Brian Balin, PhD portrait

Brian Balin, PhD

Director of the Center for Chronic Disorders of Aging - Basic Science
Professor of Neuroscience and Neuropathology

Phone: 215-871-6862

Email: brianba@pcom.edu

Marcus Bell, PhD portrait

Marcus Bell, PhD

Director, Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences
Professor of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology

Phone: 215-871-6834

Email: marcusbe@pcom.edu

Ruth Borghaei, PhD portrait

Ruth Borghaei, PhD

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Phone: 215-871-6454

Email: ruthb@pcom.edu

Arturo Bravo Nuevo, PhD portrait

Arturo Bravo Nuevo, PhD

Associate Professor of Neuroscience

Phone: 215-871-6345

Email: arturobr@pcom.edu

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David Cavanaugh, BS

Instructor of Anatomy
Director Gross Anatomy Laboratory

Phone: 215-871-6530

Email: davidc@pcom.edu

Qian Chen, PhD portrait

Qian Chen, PhD

Associate Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology

Phone: 215-871-6153

Email: qianch@pcom.edu

Kerin Claeson, PhD portrait

Kerin Claeson, PhD

Director of Policy Formation and Metrics Development
Professor of Anatomy

Phone: 215-871-6526

Email: kerincl@pcom.edu

Farzaneh Daghigh, PhD portrait

Farzaneh Daghigh, PhD

Professor of Biochemistry

Phone: 215-871-6449

Email: farzanehd@pcom.edu

Marina D’Angelo, PhD portrait

Marina D’Angelo, PhD

Professor of Anatomy

Phone: 215-871-6525

Email: marinada@pcom.edu

Frederick Goldstein, PhD, FCP portrait

Frederick Goldstein, PhD, FCP

Professor of Clinical Pharmacology

Phone: 215-871-6859

Email: fredg@pcom.edu

Cathy Hatcher, PhD portrait

Cathy Hatcher, PhD

Associate Professor of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology

Phone: 215-871-6527

Email: cathyha@pcom.edu

Susan Hingley, PhD portrait

Susan Hingley, PhD

Interim Chair of the Department of Bio-Medical Sciences
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Phone: 215-871-6854

Email: susanh@pcom.edu

Christopher Scott Little, PhD portrait

Christopher Scott Little, PhD

Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Phone: 215-871-6882

Email: chrisl@pcom.edu

Michael McGuinness, PhD portrait

Michael McGuinness, PhD

Professor of Anatomy

Phone: 215-871-6524

Email: michaelmcg@pcom.edu

Heather Montie, PhD portrait

Heather Montie, PhD

Associate Professor of Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology

Phone: 215-871-6361

Email: heathermon@pcom.edu

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Minal Mulye, PhD

Assistant Professor

Phone: 215-871-6868

Email: minalmu@pcom.edu

Philip Reno, PhD portrait

Philip Reno, PhD

Associate Professor of Anatomy

Phone: 215-871-6749

Email: philipre@pcom.edu

Katherine Van Winkle, MS portrait

Katherine Van Winkle, MS

Anatomy Lab Instructor

Phone: 215-871-6648

Email: katheriva@pcom.edu

Mei Xu, MD, PhD portrait

Mei Xu, MD, PhD

Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology

Phone: 215-871-6520

Email: meixu@pcom.edu

Lindon Young, PhD portrait

Lindon Young, PhD

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Phone: 215-871-6832

Email: lindonyo@pcom.edu

Dianzheng Zhang, PhD portrait

Dianzheng Zhang, PhD

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Phone: 215-871-6588

Email: dianzhengzh@pcom.edu

PCOM Georgia

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

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

Professor of Biochemistry

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

Erica Rushing, MD, MPH portrait

Erica Rushing, MD, MPH

Professor

Phone: 470-387-7709

Email: ericaru1@pcom.edu

Michael Selby, PhD portrait

Michael Selby, PhD

Associate Professor of Anatomy

Phone: 678-225-7568

Email: michaelsel@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

PCOM South Georgia

Rasheed Agboola, MD portrait

Rasheed Agboola, MD

Associate Professor of Pathology

Phone: 229-668-3183

Email: rasheedag@pcom.edu

Savita Arya, MD Pathology, DPB, MBBS portrait

Savita Arya, MD Pathology, DPB, MBBS

Professor

Phone: 229-668-3189

Email: savitaar@pcom.edu

Shiv Dhiman, MD portrait

Shiv Dhiman, MD

Associate Professor

Phone: 229-668-3182

Email: shivdh@pcom.edu

Sebastian Egberts, MS portrait

Sebastian Egberts, MS

Instructor of Anatomy

Phone: 229-668-3180

Email: sebastianeg@pcom.com

Stacie Fairley, PhD portrait

Stacie Fairley, PhD

Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Phone: 229-668-3187

Email: staciefa@pcom.edu

Thomas Last, PhD portrait

Thomas Last, PhD

Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Cellular Genetics

Phone: 229-668-3200

Email: thomasla1@pcom.edu

Nikita Mirajkar, PhD portrait

Nikita Mirajkar, PhD

Associate Dean for Curricular Execution
Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Phone: 229-668-3191

Email: nikitami@pcom.edu

Edward Shaw, PhD portrait

Edward Shaw, PhD

Professor of Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Director, Biomedical Science Graduate Program

Phone: 229-668-3188

Email: ed.shaw@pcom.edu

Jennifer Shaw, PhD portrait

Jennifer Shaw, PhD

Chair, Department of Bio-Medical Sciences - PCOM South Georgia
Associate Professor of Physiology

Phone: 229-668-3192

Email: jennifer.shaw@pcom.edu

Brandy Sreenilayam, PhD portrait

Brandy Sreenilayam, PhD

Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Cellular Genetics

Phone: 229-668-3186

Email: brandysr@pcom.edu

Sandeep Vansal, PhD, RPh portrait

Sandeep Vansal, PhD, RPh

Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Phone: 229-668-3190

Email: sandeepva@pcom.edu

Robert Walker, PhD portrait

Robert Walker, PhD

Director of Student Progression and Off Cycle Curriculum
Associate Professor of Physiology

Phone: 229-668-3177

Email: robertwa1@pcom.edu

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