Alumni

 

Neuroscience Doctoral Program Alumni

Sheila Baker, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
University of Iowa
PhD Mentor: Joseph Besharse, PhD

Alicia Barr, PhD
Postdoctoral Research in Lisdahl Lab, Psychology
University of Wisconsin Madison
PhD Mentor: Alan Bloom, PhD

Diane Bishop (Tait), PhD
Spark Therapeutics
PhD Mentor: Jay Neitz, PhD

Julie Brefczynski-Lewis, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Radiology
West Virginia University
PhD Mentor: Edgar DeYoe, PhD

Brian Clark, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
The Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience
Johns Hopkins University
PhD Mentor: Brian Link, PhD

Brian Curry, PhD, MBA
President & Chief Executive Officer at Simply 1Life Inc
Adjunct Faculty
Carroll University, Concordia University
PhD Mentor: Danny Riley, PhD

Joseph Fogerty, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Ophthalmology
Cleveland Clinic
PhD Mentor: Joseph Besharse, PhD

Wendy Huddleston, PT, PhD
Associate Professor
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
PhD Mentor: Edgar DeYoe, PhD

Christine (Insinna) Kettenhofen, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow (CRTA)
Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute
PhD Mentor: Joseph Besharse, PhD

Sivesh Pillay, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Anesthesiology
Medical College of Wisconsin
PhD Mentor: Tony Hudetz, PhD

Michael A. Pizzi, DO, PhD
Medical Director of the Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit
Assistant Professor of Neurology
University of Florida - Jacksonville
PhD Mentor: Maria Crowe, PhD

Alexander Puckett, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher
The University of Queensland, Australia
PhD Mentor: Edgar DeYoe, PhD

Daniel Roberson, PhD
Optometrist
Watertown Regional Medical Center
PhD Mentor: Jay Neitz, PhD

Andrew Salzwedel, PhD
Project Scientist
Cedars-Sinai
PhD Mentor: Edgar DeYoe, PhD

Leah Shriver, PhD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Chemistry and Biology
University of Akron
Co-Founder, Therakinetix
PhD Mentor: Bonnie Dittel, PhD

Benjamin Stengel, PhD
Project Manager
Epic Software
PhD Mentor: Jeffrey Binder, MD

Daniel Vilceanu, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
School of Medicine, University of Missouri Health
PhD Mentor: Cheryl Stucky, PhD

Melissa Wilk, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology
PhD Mentor: Joseph Carroll, PhD