Faculty

Our clinicians and researchers are recognized leaders both at the national and international level.

Baha Abdalhamid, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor; Expertise: bacterial pathogenesis

Maher Y. Abdalla, PhD
Assistant Professor; Expertise: free radical biology

Leonardo da Silva Augusto, PhD
Assistant Professor; Expertise: cellular microbiology

John J. Baker, MD 
Associate Professor; Expertise: cytopathology

Kenneth W. Bayles, PhD
Professor; Expertise: bacterial pathogenesis

Aleh (Oleg) Bobr, MD
Assistant Professor; Expertise: transfusion medicine

Julia A. Bridge, MD
Professor; Expertise: molecular diagnostics

Amanda J. Brinkworth, PhD
Assistant Professor; Expertise: chlamydial development, bacterial transcription, stress responses

M. Jana Broadhurst, MD, PhD, DTM&H
Assistant Professor; Expertise: clinical pathology

W. Scott Campbell, MBA, PhD
Associate Professor; Expertise: health informatics

Jeffrey "John" Cannatella, MD
Assistant Professor; Expertise: hematopathology

Rey A. Carabeo, PhD
Professor; Expertise: cellular microbiology

Steven D. Carson, PhD
Professor; Expertise: Hemostasis, human genetics, virology, biochemistry

Sahara J. Cathcart, MD
Assistant Professor; Expertise: molecular genetic pathology and neuropathology

Sujata Chaudhari, PhD
Assistant Professor; Expertise: staphylococcal physiology, metabolism and stress response

Jie Chen, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor; Expertise: neuropathology 

Vinai Chittezham Thomas, PhD
Associate Professor; Expertise: bacterial pathogenesis

Seoung-Ryoung Choi, PhD
Instructor; Expertise: medicinal chemistry, chemical biology and microbiology

Samuel M. Cohen, MD, PhD
Professor; Expertise: urology and chemical carcinogenesis

Leah Cook, PhD
Assistant Professor; Expertise: bone metastasis, tumor immunology and innate immunology

Jesse L. Cox, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor; Expertise: molecular diagnostics  

Allison Cushman-Vokoun, MD, PhD
Associate Professor; Expertise: molecular genetic pathology

Bhavana J. Dave, PhD, FACMG
Professor; Expertise: clinical cytogenetics and molecular genetics

Dominick J. DiMaio, MD
Associate Professor; Expertise: dermatopathology

Paul D. Fey, PhD
Professor; Expertise: bacterial pathogenesis

Kurt W. Fisher, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor; Expertise: GI tract, liver, and solid organ transplant pathology

Kirk W. Foster, MD
Associate Professor; Expertise: renal pathology

Carol R. Geary, PhD, MBA, RN
Assistant Professor; Expertise: nursing, care transitions, health informatics 

Stacey D. Gilk, PhD
Associate Professor: Expertise: cellular microbiology

Timothy C. Greiner, MD
Professor; Expertise: molecular lymphoma pathology

Neha Gupta, MBBS
Assistant Professor; Expertise: lymphoma pathology 

Steven H. Hinrichs, MD
Professor; Expertise: molecular pathology

Javeed Iqbal, PhD
Associate Professor; Expertise: lymphoma biology

Peter C. Iwen, MS, PhD, D(ABMM), F(AAM)
Professor; Expertise: clinical microbiology

Tammy L. Kielian, PhD
Professor; Expertise: host-pathogen interactions, immunology

Joseph D. Khoury, MD
Professor and Chair: Expertise: hematopathology

Scott Koepsell, MD, PhD
Associate Professor; Expertise: transfusion medicine

Marilynn A. Larson, PhD
Assistant Professor; Expertise: molecular microbiology

McKenzie Lehman, PhD
Instructor; Expertise: bacterial pathogenesis

Scott R. Lauer, MD
Associate Professor; Expertise: dermatopathology, soft tissue pathology 

Audrey J. Lazenby, MD
Professor; Expertise: surgical pathology

Subodh M. Lele, MD 
Professor, Expertise: surgical, GU & GYN pathology

James Linder, MD
Professor, Expertise: digital pathology and computer imaging, hematology, cytopathology, technology development, and computer-aided instruction

Rodney S. Markin, MD, PhD 
Professor; Expertise: hepatic pathology, informatics

Thomas L. McDonald, PhD
Professor; Expertise: immunology

Prabagaran (Praba) Narayanasamy, PhD
Assistant Professor; Expertise: antibiotic discovery and delivery

Caroline L. Ng, PhD
Assistant Professor; Expertise: malaria drug resistance

Scot Ouellette, PhD
Associate Professor; Expertise: chlamydial microbiology

Samuel J. Pirruccello, MD 
Professor; Expertise: immunopathology and clinical chemistry

Tareq Qdaisat, MD
Assistant Professor; Expertise: molecular genetics, general anatomic pathology
 
Stanley J. Radio, MD
Professor; Expertise: cytopathology and cardiovascular pathology
 
Shanna Ratnesar-Shumate, PhD
Associate Professor; Expertise: aerosolized biological pathogens.
 
St. Patrick Reid, PhD
Assistant Professor; Expertise: ebola, zika and chikungunya
 

Elizabeth A. Rucks, PhD
Associate Professor; Expertise: host trafficking to the chlamydial inclusion, growth and development of chlamydia

Marat Sadykov, PhD
Assistant Professor; Expertise: bacterial pathogenesis

Anthony Sambol, MA, SM (NRCM), RBP (ABSA)
Assistant Professor; Expertise: NPHL, biosecurity and pathogens

Joshua L. Santarpia, PhD 
Associate Professor; Expertise: biological organisms, microbial communities in ambient environment (aerosol, soil and water)

Dhananjay D. Shinde, PhD
Assistant Professor; Expertise: lipidomics and metabolomics

Rakesh K. Singh, PhD
Professor; Expertise: tumor immunology

Benjamin J. Swanson, MD, PhD
Associate Professor; Expertise: gastro intestinal, pancreatobiliary hepatic, transplant, ENT and pulmonary

Geoffrey A. Talmon, MD
Professor; Expertise: surgical pathology and transplant

David G. Wagner, MD
Associate Professor; Expertise: surgical pathology, breast pathology, ENT, GYN, lung pathology and genitourinary pathology 

Guangshun (Gus) Wang, PhD
Associate Professor; Expertise: structural biology and bioinfo

Phyllis I. Warkentin, MD
Professor; Expertise: transfusion medicine

Shelly M. Williams, MD
Assistant Professor; Expertise: transfusion medicine

Ana Yuil-Valdes, MD
Assistant Professor; Expertise: cytopathology and fine needle aspiration

Weiwei Zhang, PhD
Associate Professor; Expertise: bioinformatics