Graduate Council Members

The Graduate Council is comprised of graduate program directors and members of the Graduate Studies staff. The Council, in conjunction with the Dean, is responsible for Graduate College activities at UNMC.

H. Dele Davies, MD Dean for Graduate Studies
Pamela K. Carmines, PhD Executive Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
Kendra K. Schmid, PhD Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies
Iqbal Ahmad, PhD  Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
Pranita Atri Graduate Student Association President
Mark D. Shriver, PhD Applied Behavior Analysis (M.S.)
Laurey A. Steinke, PhD Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (M.S.)
James C. McClay, MD Biomedical Informatics
Christopher S. Wichman, PhD Biostatistics
Chandran Achutan, PhD  Environmental Health, Occupational Health & Toxicology
Paraskevi Farazi, PhD Epidemiology (also Emergency Preparedness; M.S.)
Melissa K. Tibbits, PhD  Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Research
Hongmei Wang, PhD Health Services Research, Administration & Policy
Karen A. Gould, PhD Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences (IGPBS)
R. Katherine Hyde, PhD IGPBS - Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Chittibabu (Babu) Guda, PhD IGPBS - Bioinformatics & Systems Biology
Joyce C. Solheim, PhD IGPBS - Cancer Research
Rakesh K. Singh, PhD IGPBS - Immunology, Pathology & Infectious Disease
Matthew C. Zimmerman, PhD IGPBS - Integrative Physiology & Molecular Medicine
Andrew T. Dudley, PhD IGPBS - Molecular Genetics & Cell Biology
Keshore R. Bidasee, PhD IGPBS - Neuroscience
Justin L. Mott, MD, PhD MD/PhD
Karen A. Gould, PhD Medical Anatomy
Laura D. Bilek, PhD Medical Sciences Interdepartmental Area (MSIA)
Nicole M. Rodriguez, PhD MSIA - Applied Behavior Analysis
Joshua L. Santarpia, PhD MSIA - Biological Defense & Health Security
Lani (ChiChi) M. Zimmerman, PhD MSIA - Clinical & Translational Research Mentored Scholars Program
Carol A. Casey, PhD MSIA - Clinically Relevant Basic Research
Sharon J. Medcalf, PhD MSIA - Health Practice & Medical Education Research
James K. Wahl, PhD MSIA - Oral Biology
Ka-Chun (Joseph) Siu, PhD  MSIA - Patient-Oriented Research
Nora E. Sarvetnick, PhD MSIA - Regenerative Medicine & Biomaterials Design
Kathleen M. Hanna, PhD Nursing
Paul C. Trippier, PhD Pharmaceutical Sciences