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Pharmacology Alumni

Alumni, we would love to hear from you!  If you are willing to provide us with your current position and affiliation, please feel free to contact Amy Paronto. This inspires current trainees and it helps the department of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences to recruit outstanding new students to the Pharmacology Graduate Program.


Below is a Pharmacology roster representing alumni who have provided us with their correct position and affiliation information.  The alumni are listed below in the year they graduated.


AlumAffiliationJob Title
Jennifer BosticMedImmune, Inc.Scientist II
Hsiao-Yu ChengWashington UniversityPathology Resident
Deborah CroteauNational Institute on AgingStaff Scientist
Qi HuangBiology Assembly PharmaceuticalsDirector
Keith RobertsonGeorgia Regents University, 
Dept of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Associate Professor
Loretta TseOxford Bioscience PartnersAssociate
Ishrat Waheed Biomedical Research and Education Consultant
Loren WalenskyDepartment of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School;
Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Associate Professor
‚ÄčAssistant Professor
Lynda Yang                             University of Michigan, Brachial Plexus Program
University of Michigan, Neurological Surgery
Associate Professor


AlumAffiliationJob Title
Mary-Elizabeth Harmon              Municipal Market of AtlantaSmall Business Developer                                                  
Karl HoffmannAberystwyth UniversityProfessor of Parasitology
Scott PlafkerUniversity of Oklahoma, Dept. of Cell BiologyAssistant Professor
Albert RuffUS Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense Principal Investigator 


AlumAffiliationJob Title
Brian CollinsMomenta PharmaceuticalsDirector
Gloria David Rho Federal SystemsResearch Scientist 
Mikael EliassonCardiovascular & Metabolism,NovartisGlobal Head New Products
Frank GuarnieriMaine General Medical CenterFamily practitioner/hospitalist 
Yuang-Taung Juang                  Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterHead of The Human Lupus Laboratory                         
Ernesto MarquesUniv. of Pittsburgh, Infectious Diseases and Microbiology,
Center for Vaccine Research                                             
Associate Professor


AlumAffiliationJob Title
Jennifer S. CannonInvitrogen CorporationBusiness Area Manager
Stacy Mihalik MooreCiphergen Biosystems, Inc.Field Scientist
Dzung NguyenBioLegendDirector of Marketing
Kevin Staveley-O'Carroll                                 Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina                                 Alice Ruth Reeves Folk Endowed Chair in Clinical Oncology,
Professor of Surgery, and Medical Director of the Oncology Service Line   


AlumAffiliationJob Title
Robert Georgantas                             MedImmune, LLCScientist II
Daniel KrovichDelta DentalCustomer Service Representative
Jie YangEastern Connecticut Hematology & Oncology Associates                 Clinical Staff
Sifang ZhouMicroBioTest, (a div. of Microbac Laboratories, Inc.)Director of Virology and Molecular Biology                                   


AlumAffiliationJob Title
Anita (Krithivas) Gandhi             Celgene CorporationSr. Principal Scientist
Renae SpeckOak Ridge National Laboratory                                                Manager of Technology Transfer and
Partnerships-BioEnergy Science Center                      
Fred WuRadiation Oncology, UCSFResident


AlumAffiliationJob Title
Lisa Cimakasky CkbiomedFreelance Medical Writer
Ryan DickPortola PharmaceuticalsScientist III
Yihru FannjiangFull Plenty Industry Co. Ltd. TAIWANAssistant Vice President                                                 
Suzanne Ramirez KalbCenters for Disease Control and Prevention                 Research Chemist
Deborah Greene Nguyen       Genomics Institute of Novartis FoundationResearch Investigator
Kara ScheibnerUniversity of MarylandAssistant Professor
Ruijiang SongAaron Diamond AIDS Research CenterResearch Scientist
Ji SunInvestigational Drug Service,
UC San Diego Health System
Senior Manager
Shan ZhaColumbia University Medical CenterAssistant Professor


AlumAffiliationJob Title
Yingbei ChenMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center             Faculty
Kelly KroegerBio-Rad ResearchSenior Scientist
Jeffrey Shaman                     Genewiz, Inc.Business Development Lead  
& Associate Manager
Christopher von SeggernClearView Healthcare PartnersPrinciple


AlumAffiliationJob Title
Brian CornblattNutramax Laboratories, Inc.Medical Director
Christopher Farrell                Merck Research LabsAssociate Principle Scientist
Jian HuangInvitrogen Greater China, Hong KongTechnology Sales Specialist
Paul KimJohns Hopkins HospitalResident in Psychiatry                  
Ihid LeaoUniversity of California Davis Health SystemProject Scientist
Lan LinMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterFellow in Hematopathology
Brock PetersComplete Genomics, Inc.Director of Research


AlumAffiliationJob Title
Tony AgostonBrigham and Women's HospitalAssociate Pathologist
Rebekah Gundry                Medical College of Wisconsin                             Assistant Professor
Daniel KroskyMerckTeam Lead Enzymologist
Brian LadleJohns Hopkins UniversityPediatric Oncology Fellow
Elizabeth ManningAkros Pharma, Inc.Clinical Research Specialist
Yingfeng QiaoFairfield, CAPharmacist
Johns Hopkins UniversityAssociate Professor
Xiang YuNational Library of MedicineClinical Trials Results Analyst


AlumAffiliationJob Title
Elin Simms AgostonStemgentSenior Scientist
Jiameng ChenFood and Drug Administration            Clinical Pharmacology Reviewer         
Staci Deaton Cummings           Articulate Science, The Nucleus GroupAssociate Scientific Director
Aliya Courtney Hines
Heidelberg Dermatology Dermatologist
Xiaoyi HuEli Lilly and CompanyResearch Scientist
Peter KimEmory UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow
Heather MartinUniversity of PennsylvaniaPostdoctoral Fellow
Niraj MehtaFDA, Center for Drug Evaluation and ResearchSenior Pharmacologist
Omonike OmotosoTexas Southern University College of Pharmacy                 Assistant Professor
Lauren SeipleSieman Healthcare DiagnosticsNew Product Development
Paul ZarekU.S. Patent OfficePatent Examiner


AlumAffiliationJob Title
Curtis Chong            Dana Farber Cancer Institute                   Postdoctoral Fellow
Matthew Vaughn          Citrics BiomedicalVice President of Scientific
Ling WangNew Haven, CTStay-At-Home Mother


AlumAffiliationJob Title
Michael AllenUS Patent and Trademark OfficePatent Examiner
Lisa DiPilatoPerelman School of Medicine, University of PennsylvaniaSenior Research Investigator
Ashley (Beasley) GreenNational Institute of Standards and TechnologyBioanalytical Chemist
Xin HuangBoston Consulting Group, Beijing OfficeConsultant
Bingnan KangImmune at Decision ResourcesDirector
Aaron LeBeauUniversity of California, San FranciscoPostdoctoral Fellow
Soona ShinUniversity of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Dept of GeneticsInstructor
Courtney Silverthorn           Senior Interagency Policy SpecialistNational Institute of Standards and Technology
Jing XuEli Lilly and CompanyResearch Scientist
Melinda YatesM.D. Anderson Cancer CenterAssistant Professor
Mark ZabawaIowa Lakes Community CollegeChemistry/Biology Instructor
Jian ZhuUniversity of Rochester, Department of Microbiology and ImmunologyAssistant Professor


AlumAffiliationJob Title
Bradley Barnett
(PhD - 2010)
(MD - 2012)
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Wilmer Eye InstituteOphthamology Resident
Hyo-Eun BhangNovartis OncologyPresidential Postdoctoral Fellow
Jason DinosoGenentechSenior Research Associate
Jason HowardOncology, Johns Hopkins UniversityResearch Fellow
Nicolette LouissaintU.S. Department of State AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow
Andrea MountneyU.S. Army, Walter Reed Army Research InstituteResearch Psychologist
Zachary Reichert (MD/PhD)University of Michigan, Dept. of Internal MedicineClinical Lecturer
Lin ShenUniversity of PittsburghMedical Resident
Xiaosong ZhangUniversity of California, San FranciscoHematology Oncology


PersonAffiliationJob Title
William BrennanOncology, Johns Hopkins University          Research Fellow                  
Michael KoldobskiyPediatrics, Johns Hopkins HospitalResident
Meng LiJohns Hopkins HospitalPathology Resident
Moira McMahonLudwig Inst. for Cancer Research   
Cellular & Molecular Medicine
University of California, San Diego
Postdoctoral Fellow
Meghdad RahdarUniversity of California, San DiegoPostdoctoral Fellow
Katie Herbst RobinsonETHOS Health CommunicationsStaff Strategic Consultant
Traci Speed (MD/PhD)Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins HospitalAssistant Resident
Marie WebsterWistar InstitutePostdoctoral Fellow
Brice WilsonNational Cancer InstitutePostdoctoral Fellow
Crystal WoodardSanford-Burnham Medical Research Inst.Postdoctoral Research


PersonAffiliationJob Title
Blake AftabUCSF Helen Diller Family
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Translational Research
Specialist & Grand Scholar
Lindsay AveryPfizerSenior Scientist
Andrea BenedictFDAPharmacologist
Agedi Boto (MD/PhD)Yale HospitalResident
Mark CastanaresEli Lily and CompanyResearch Scientist
Isabel Martinez
Comparative Medicine, Johns Hopkins UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow
Christine JelinekNeurology, Johns Hopkins UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow
Michael ManningNational Cancer InstitutePostdoctoral Fellow
Omoruyi OsulaSterne, Kessler, Goldstein & FoxPatent Agent
Vedani SampleHarvard Medical SchoolPostdoctoral Fellow
Liang ShanYale UniversityPostdoctoral Associate
Denis TitovHarvard Medical School and
Massachusetts General Hospital
Research Fellow
Sifei XingEmory UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow


PersonAffiliationJob Title
Ying-Chun LoJohns Hopkins UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow
John SkokoUniversity of PittsburghPostdoctoral Fellow
Feiran Zhang       Emory UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow


PersonAffiliationJob Title
Akrita BhatnagarJohns Hopkins UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow
David Bolduc       Brigham and Women's HospitalPostdoctoral Fellow
Elisabeth HersmanUniversity of ChicagoPostdoctoral Fellow
Darshil JhaveriC1 ConsultingAssociate Consultant
Yanhui LuFDA Office of Clinical Pharmacology Postdoctoral Fellow
Johnathan NeiswingerNational Institute of HealthPostdoctoral Fellow
Romeo PapazyanUniversity of PennsylvaniaPostdoctoral Fellow
Ijeoma UzomaJohns Hopkins UniversityResearch Specialist
Frank VendettiUniversity of PittsburghPostdoctoral Fellow



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