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Graduate Programs Directors and Admissions Contacts

The Office of Graduate Student Affairs is available to answer your questions about the application process, general inquiries, and requests for information.

For information regarding program requirements, please contact the appropriate Admissions Coordinator directly by clicking their name.


Office of Graduate Student Affairs
Associate Dean, Graduate Biomedical Education: Peter Espenshade, Ph.D.

Program/Projects Manager: Ms. Catherine L. Will
Senior Academic Program Coordinator: Ms. Anita Cunningham
Academic Program Coordinator: Mr. Eric Lee
Academic Program Assistant: Ms. Jasmine Griffin
1830 E. Monument Street, Suite 620
Baltimore, MD 21287
410-614-3385 (voice)

Graduate Programs


Applied Health Sciences Informatics (MS)
Program Director: Dr. Harold Lehmann
Admissions Coordinator: Ms. Kersti Winny

Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology
Program Director: Dr. Rachel Green
Admissions Director: Dr. Erin Goley
Academic Admissions Coordinator: Ms. Sharon Root

Biological Chemistry
Program Co-Director: Dr. Natasha Zachara
Program Co-Director: Dr. Steve Gould
Admissions Coordinator: Ms. Darlene Sutton

Biomedical Engineering
Program Co-Director: Dr. Reza Shadmehr
Program Co-Director: Dr. Fellim McGabhann
Administrative Director: Ms. Hong Lan

Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Program Director: Dr. Rajini Rao
Director Admissions Dr. Robert Casero
Admissions Coordinator: Ms. Leslie Lichter
Administrative Coordinator: Ms. Colleen Graham

Cellular and Molecular Physiology
Program Director: Dr. Steven Claypool
Admissions Coordinator: Ms. Madeline McLaughlin

Functional Anatomy & Evolution
Program Director: Dr. Jonathan Perry
Program Coordinator: Ms. Arlene Daniel

Health Sciences Informatics  (MS)
Program Director: Dr. Harold P. Lehmann
Program Coordinator: Ms. Kersti Winny

Health Sciences Informatics (PhD)
Program Director: Dr. Harold P. Lehmann
Program Coordinator: Ms. Kersti Winny

History of Medicine
Program Director: Dr. Nathaniel Comfort
Program Administrator: Coraleeze Thompson

Human Genetics
Program Director: Dr. David Valle
Program Administrator: Ms. Sandy Muscelli

Program Director: Dr. Joel Pomerantz
Director of Admissions: Dr. Erika Darrah
Program Coordinator: Ms. Angela James

Medical & Biological Illustration (M.A. only)
Program Director: Ms. Corinne Sandone
Program Coordinator: Ms. Dacia Balch

Program Director: Dr. Dwight Bergles
Program Co-Director: Dr. Jim Knierim
Admissions Coordinator: Ms. Rita Ragan

Program Director: Dr. Lee J. Martin
Program Co-Director: Dr. Tamara Lotan
Program Coordinator: Ms. Tracie McElroy

Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences
Program Director: Dr. Caren Meyers
Director Admissions: Dr. Sean Taverna
Admissions Coordinator: Ms. Amy Paronto

Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Informatics
Program Director: Dr. Harold Lehmann
Admissions Coordinator: Ms. Kersti Winny

Program in Molecular Biophysics
Program Director: Dr. Juliette Lacomte
Admissions Coordinator: Ms. Nicole Goode

XDBio - Cross-Disciplinary Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences
Program Director: Dr. Brendan Cormack
Academic Program Administrator: Ms. Noelia Cantu

M.D./Ph.D. Program
Program Co-Director: Dr. Robert Siliciano
Program Co-Director: Dr. Andrea Cox
Program Administrator: Ms. Sharon Welling