People

Student

Talia Adi
G2
Sami Ahmad
MS1
Aniruddh Ajith
MS2
Edgar Aranda-Michel, PhD
MS4
Megan Arnold
MS1
Elissa Bardhi
MS1
Raouf Belkhir
MS2
Lily Bessette
MS1
Isabel Bleimeister
G1
Donald Bourne
G2
Wesley Brown, PhD
MS3
Hannah Bumgarner
MS2
Ansen Burr, PhD
MS3
Alison Butler, PhD
MS3
Hannah Butterfield
G2
Neil Carleton
G3
Brittany Chamberlain
G2
Alexander Chang
MS2
Mona Chatrizeh
G2
Nathalie Chen
G1
Maria Chroneos
G1
Jonathan Cohen
G5
Grace Conway
G3
Carlos Cosme Jr.
MS1
Christopher Cover
G3
Raphael Crum, PhD
MS3
Samuel Dienel, PhD
MS3
Atinuke Dosunmu-Ogunbi, PhD
MS4
Kevin Dowling
G2
Gaelen Dwyer, PhD
MS4
Brittany Egnot
G3
Erica Fan
MS1
Noah Freedman
MS2
Tracey Freeman
MS2
George Gabriel, PhD
MS3
Jenna Gale
G4
Geyon Garcia
G2
Joshua Garfein
MS2
David Geng
MS1
Shohini Ghosh-Choudhary
G3
Jacob Gillis
G1
Gabrielle Gilmer
G2
Michael Granovetter, PhD
MS3
Lloyd Harvey
MS4
Jasmine Hect
G2
Victoria Heinrich
G4
Ruby Holland
G4
Bryan Hurtle
G5
Deepa Issar
G3
Adriana Johnson, PhD
MS4
Maria Andrea Jurado
MS2
Jeffrey (Yong Joon) Kim
G3
Anna Kirillova
G1
Alexandar Layden, PhD
MS3
Danica Lee
MS1
Brandon Lehrich
G1
Michael Leone
G1
Anna Li
G1
Jack Little
G1
Andrew Liu
G3
Jie Bin Liu
G2
Joseph Maggiore
G2
Varun Mandi
G1
Philip Mannes
G4
Ugonna Mbaekwe
MS2
Jessica Medrano
G2
Marisa Millenson
G2
Xuanyu (Leon) Min
MS1
Amir Mina
G3
Laura Molina, PhD
MS4
Robert Morrison
G3
Ananya Mukundan
G5
Livianna Myklebust
MS2
Shruti Nanivadekar
G3
Eileen Nguyen, PhD
MS4
Hector Nieves-Rosado
G3
Helena Oft
MS2
Maryanna Owoc, PhD
MS3
Olivia Parks
G3
BaDoi Phan
G4
Rumana Rashid
G1
Isabella Salas-Allende
MS1
Josef Scheidt
MS2
Alexander Schuyler
G4
Amy Sentis
G4
Ankit Sharma
G1
Forrest Shooster
MS2
Claire Simmons
MS1
Colton Smith
MS1
Jorna Sojati
G3
Kamron Soldozy
MS1
Justin Sui
G3
Sean Sweat
G1
Joshua Tashman, PhD
MS4
Roger Tieu, PhD
MS3
Christine Tin
G2
Rabira Tusi
MS2
Shruthi Venkatesh
G1
Paolo Vignali, PhD
MS3
Maxwell Wang
G4
Hillary Wehry
G5
Eric Weiss
G3
Joshua Wesalo, PhD
MS4
Kailyn Witonsky
G2
Anne Wondisford
G3
Kenta Yamamoto
MS2
Megan Yates
G4

Leadership Team

Mehret Birru-Talabi, MD, PhD
Co - Director
Blair Douglass, JD
Program Coordinator, PSTP
412-983-8788
JoAnne Flynn, PhD
Co - Director
Kathy Hansell-Prigg, MBA
Administrative Director, MSTP & PSTP
@KathyPrigg
Justin Markuss
Program Manager, MSTP
412-648-2104
Satdarshan Monga
Co - Director
Russell Schwartz, PhD
Director - Carnegie Mellon University
Richard Steinman
Director - University of Pittsburgh

Alumni

Michael Chiang, MD, PhD
Resident, Harvard Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Elliot Collins, MD, PhD
Resident, University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals (Research Track), Psychiatry
Miranda Culley, MD, PhD
Resident, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Patricia dela Cruz (Castillo), MD, PhD
Resident, University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals (Research Track), Pediatrics
Colleen Judge-Golden, MD, PhD
Resident, Duke University Medical Center, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Heejae Kang, MD, PhD
Resident, UPMC Medical Education, Pittsburgh, PA
Jared Kopelman, MD, PhD
Resident, UC San Diego Medical Center (Research), San Diego, CA
Andrew Lamade, MD, PhD
Resident, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
Maria Ly, MD, PhD
Resident, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Tolani Olonisakin, MD, PhD
Resident, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Aaron Sun, MD, PhD
Resident, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Rahilla Tarfa, MD, PhD
Resident, University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals (Research), Seattle, WA
Ryan Williamson, MD, PhD
Resident, UPMC Medical Education, Pittsburgh, PA
Gary Yu, MD, PhD
Resident, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Faculty

Jennifer Adibi
Assistant Professor
Susanne Ahmari
Assistant Professor
Howard Aizenstein
Professor
Zandrea Ambrose
Associate Professor
Stephen Badylak
Professor
Ivet Bahar
Professor
Christopher Bakkenist
Professor
Aaron Batista
Professor
Hulya Bayir
Associate Professor
Michael Becich
Professor
Marlene Behrmann
Professor
Kambez Benam
Robert Binder
Professor
Lisa Borghesi
Associate Professor
Sonya Borrero
Professor
Miguel Brieno-Enriquez
Assistant Professor
Jeffrey Brodsky
Professor
Ronald Buckanovich
Professor
Timothy Burns
Professor
Carlos Camacho
Associate Professor
Anne-Ruxandra Carvunis
Associate Professor
Janet Catov
Jane Cauley
Stephen Chan
Professor
Yuan Chang
Professor
Gretchen Chapman
Professor
Claire Cheetham, PhD
Assistant Professor, Neurobiology
Charleen Chu
Professor
Lan Coffman
Assistant Peofessor
Marlene Cohen
Assistant Professor
Keith Cook
Professor
Marc Coutanche, PhD
Associate Professor, Psychology & Learning Research & Development Center
David Creswell
Associate Professor
Tracy Cui
Professor
Leonardo DAiuto
Research Assistant Professor
Donald DeFranco
Professor
Alex Deiters
Professor
Greg Delgoffe
Professor
Neal DeLuca
Associate Professor
Terry Dermody
Professor
Berthony Deslouches
Assistant Professor
Julie Donohue
Professor
Andrew Duncan
Associate Professor
Mo Ebrahimkhani, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology
James Faeder
Associate Porfessor
Adam Feinberg
Professor
Fabio Ferrarelli
Associate Professor
Robert Ferris
Professor
Julie Fiez
Professor
Toren Finkel
Professor
JoAnne Flynn, PhD
Co - Director
Erick Forno
Assistant Professor
Shou-Jiang Gao
Professor
Arjuman Ghazi
Associate Professor
Avniel Ghuman
Associate Professor
Aryn Gittis
Associate Professor
Michael Gold, PhD
Professor of Neurobiology
Anthony Grace
Professor
Angela Gronenborn
Professor
Jeff Gross
Professor
Timothy Hand
Assistant Professor
Graham Hatfull
Professor
N. Luisa Hiller
Professor
Andrew Hinck
Professor
Lori Holt
Professor
Neil Hukriede
Professor
Michele Insanally, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology
Kabirul Islam
Assistant Professor
Max Joffe
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Julia Kainertorfer
Associate Professor
Karl Kandler
Professor
Lawrence Kane
Professor
Daniel Kaplan
Professor
Hong Kim
Professor
412-624-9673
Thomas Kleyman
Professor
Corrine Kliment
Assistant Professor
Melanie Königshoff, MD, PhD, ATSF, FERS
Professor of Medicine and the Associate Chief of Research within the Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine Division
Bernhard Kuhn
Professor
Fadi Lakkis
Professor
Adrian Lee
Professor
David Lewis
Professor
Philana Lin
Associate Professor
Steven Little
Professor
Cecilia Lo
Professor
Peter Lucas
Professor
Beatriz Luna
Professor
Aman Mahajan
Professor
J Patrick Mayo
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Linda McAllister-Lucas
Professor
Colleen McClung
Professor
Diana Metes
Professor
Iva Miljkovic, MD, PhD, FAHA
Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Pam Moalli
Satdarshan Monga
Co - Director
Patrick Moore
Professor
Michael Morowitz
Associate Professor
Alison Morris
Professor
Sandra Murray, PhD
Professor
Bonnie Nazbanou
Matthew Neal
Associate Professor
Kari Nejak-Bowen
Professor
Anne Newman
Professor
Steffi Oesterreich
Professor
Kyle Orwig
Professor
Roddy O’Sullivan
Associate Professor
Quasar Padiath
Associate Professor
Patrick Pagano
Professor
Ashok Panigrahy
Professor
Marta Pecina
Assistant Professor
Andreas Pfenning
Assistant Professor
Mary Phillips
Professor
Stacey Rizzo
Associate Professor of Neurobiology
412-648-9636
Mark Roberts
Professor
Beth Roman, PhD
Associate Professor, Human Genetics
Caterina Rosano
Professor
Sarah Ross
Associate Professor
Maria Rubio
Associate Professor
Lindsay Sabik
Associate Professor
Silvia Saccardo
Assistant Professor
Ulka Sachdev-Ost
Associate Professor
Srivatsun Sadagopan
Assistant Professor
Yoel Sadovsky
Professor
Russell Schwartz, PhD
Director - Carnegie Mellon University
Rebecca Seal
Associate Professor
Mark Shlomchik
Professor
Matthew Smith
Associate Professor
Thomas Smithgall
Professor
Gwendolyn Sowa
Professor
Anthony St. Leger
Assistant Professor
Richard Steinman
Director - University of Pittsburgh
Adam Straub
Associate Professor
Robert Sweet
Professor
Galen Switzer
Professor
Siva Tavakoli
Assistant Professor
Jesus Tejero-Bravo
Associate Professor
Amantha Thathiah
Assistant Professor
Angus Thomson
Professor
Gelsey Torres-Oviedo
Associate Professor
Dennis Trumble
Associate Professor
Michael Tsang
Professor
Robert Turner
Professor
Heth Turnquist
Associate Professor
Bennett Van Houten
Professor
johnathon vande geest
Professor and Director of PhD Admissions
412-624-6496
Alberto Vazquez
Professor
Tim Verstynen
Associate Professor
Dario Vignali
Flordeliza Villanueva
Professor
Shyam Visweswaran
Associate Professor
Gerard Vockley
Professor
William Wagner
Professor
Jing Hong Wang, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
412-864-7728
Zhou Wang, PhD
Professor and Director of Urological Research
Leila Wehbe
Stacy Wendell, PhD
Assistant Professor
Sally Wenzel
Professor
John Williams
Professor
Zongqi Xia, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Jianhua Xing
Associate Professor
Cecelia Yates
Associate Professor
Vijay Yechoor, MD
Professor of Medicine
Eric Yttri
Assistant Professor
Jian Yu
Professor
Hassane Zarour
Professor
Huaiying Zhang
Assistant Professor
Yongxin (Leon) Zhao
Assistant Professor
Bokai Zhu
Assistant Professor