Faculty Council | USMLE-Rx

Kashif Ahmad, MBBS, MSc, MS(MEdL), PhD

Professor at Carle Illinois College of Medicine, 
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

https://www.linkedin.com/in/kashif-ahmad-mbbs-msc-ms-medl-phd-6384101a/

Meesha Ahuja, MD

Psychiatrist, Director of Young Adult Behavioral Program, Providence 

https://www.zencare.co/meesha-ahuja/

Diana Alba, MD

Clinical Instructor, Department of Medicine, University of California, 
San Francisco School of Medicine

http://profiles.ucsf.edu/diana.alba

Sean Alemi, MD

Surgical Fellow, New York Center for Facial Plastic and Laser Surgery

https://www.linkedin.com/in/sean-alemi-m-d-6b91b321 

Mark Andrews, PhD

Professor of Physiology, 
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Zafia Anklesaria, MD

Critical Care and Pulmonary Physician,
Associate Medical Director of Pulmonary Services 
VEP Healthcare, Inc

https://nz.linkedin.com/in/zafia-anklesaria-5bb9416

Maria Antonelli, MD

Rheumatologist, MetroHealth Medical Center, 
Cleveland, OH

Mary Beth Babos, PharmD

Associate Professor of Pharmacy, 
DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine

Herman Bagga, MD

Urologist, Allegheny Health Network

https://www.linkedin.com/in/herman-bagga-07b57550/

Aditya Bardia, MBBS, MPH

Assistant Professor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School 
Attending Physician, Medical Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital

http://www.dfhcc.harvard.edu/insider/member-detail/member/aditya-bardia-md-mph/

Paulette Bernd, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Pathology and Cell Biology 
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Shin Beh, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics 
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

https://utswmed.org/doctors/shin-beh/

Anish Bhatt, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine 
University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center

https://profiles.utsouthwestern.edu/profile/153923/anish-bhatt.html

Eike Blohm, MD

Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine Physician 
Larner College of Medicine, Burlington, VT

https://www.uvmhealth.org/medcenter/provider/eike-blohm-md 

John P. Breinholt III, MD

Director, Division of Pediatric Cardiology Associate Professor,
Department of Pediatrics 
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

http://mhmg.memorialhermann.org/doctors/pediatric-cardiologists/dr-john-breinholt-md-646406/ 

Jeffrey W. Brown, PhD

Research Assistant Professor and Course Director, Neuroscience 
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffrey-brown-60b84571

Sean Blitzstein, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, 
Jesse Brown VA Medical Center

https://www.psych.uic.edu/profile/sean-blitzstein 

Heather Thompson Buum, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, 
University of Minnesota Medical School

https://www.dom.umn.edu/bio/dom-a-z/heather-thompson

Sheldon M. Campbell, MD, PhD

Professor of Laboratory Medicine,
Yale School of Medicine

https://medicine.yale.edu/labmed/sections/vaconnecticut/sheldon_campbell.profile 

https://vimeo.com/79933888 

Brooks D. Cash, MD

Division Director, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, And Nutrition
University of Texas Health Science Center
Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Texas McGovern Medical School

https://med.uth.edu/internalmedicine/faculty/brooks-d-cash-md-agaf-facg-facp-fasge/

Ammar Chaudhry, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology 
City of Hope

https://www.cityofhope.org/ammar-chaudhry

Jaimini Chauhan-James, MD

Adult and Geriatric Psychiatrist 
Telepsychiatry, Health to Hope Clinics, California 

Christina E. Ciaccio, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics 
University of Chicago School of Medicine

https://www.uchicagomedicine.org/find-a-physician/physician/christina-e-ciaccio

Lucy Clunes, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology 
Assistant Dean of Basic Sciences, St. George’s University School of Medicine

https://www.sgu.edu/biography/lucy-clunes/

Christopher S. Cohan, PhD

Professor, Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences 
University of Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

http://medicine.buffalo.edu/faculty/profile.html?ubit=ccohan

Manas Das, MD, MS

Director- Clinical Anatomy, Embryology, and Histology.
Division of Translational Anatomy 
UMass Medical School

https://www.umassmed.edu/radiology/radnews/2018/March/ManasDas/

Thomas Ferrari, PhD

Assistant Professor of Physiology and Neuroscience 
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

https://oakland.edu/medicine/faculty-and-staff-directory/thomas-ferrari

Frank A. Fitzpatrick, PhD

Professor, Department of Pharmacology, 
Trinity University School of Medicine

https://www.linkedin.com/in/frank-fitzpatrick-b9b48a57/ 

https://www.trinityschoolofmedicine.org/academics/faculty

Jennifer Fung, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine,
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

https://www.mountsinai.org/profiles/jennifer-fung 

Andrea T. Flynn, MD

Attending Physician, Cancer Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

http://www.chop.edu/doctors/flynn-andrea-t

Vadivel Ganapathy, PhD

Professor and Chairman, Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry 
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

https://www.ttuhsc.edu/medicine/cell-biology-and-biochemistry/faculty/ganapathy.aspx

Jeffrey J. Gold, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology 
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

https://www.rchsd.org/doctors/jeffrey-gold-md-phd/

Rayudu Gopalakrishna, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Cell and Neurobiology 
Keck School of Medicine at University of Southern California

https://keck.usc.edu/faculty-search/rayudu-gopalakrishna/

Matthew Grant, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine

Christopher Groh, MD

Clinical Fellow, Department of Medicine 
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

https://ucsfhealthcardiology.ucsf.edu/education/spotlight/groh

Burt B. Hamrell, MD, PhD

Visiting Professor of Physiology, 
American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine

https://www.hamrell.org/about-me

Zhiyong Han, PhD

Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Medical Sciences 
Seton Hall University

https://www.shu.edu/profiles/zhiyonghan.cfm

Louise Hawley, PhD

Professor Emeritus,
Department of Microbiology, 
Ross University School of Medicine

https://www.linkedin.com/in/louise-hawley-190a3716

Ingrid Herrmann, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Pathology, 
Oceania University of Medicine

https://oum.edu.ws/academic-adviser/ingrid-k-hermann/

Jeffrey W. Hofmann, MD, PhD

Clinical Fellow, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

https://profiles.ucsf.edu/jeffrey.hofmann

Nancy Hsu, MD

Pulmonologist, Harbor UCLA Medical Center

https://health.usnews.com/doctors/nancy-hsu-772659 

Michael L. Jennings, PhD

Professor and Chair, Department of Physiology and Biophysics 
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Jessica Jones, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular & Cell Biology 
Georgetown University School of Medicine

https://gufaculty360.georgetown.edu/s/contact/00336000014RagEAAS/jessica-jones

Kimberly Kallianos, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging 
University of California, San Francisco

https://profiles.ucsf.edu/kim.kallianos  

Clark Kebodeaux, PharmD

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice & Science 
University of Kansas, College of Pharmacy

http://pharmacy.uky.edu/faculty/cke225/Clark-Kebodeaux

Christopher C. Keller, PhD, CPH

Associate Professor, Director of Microbiology and Immunology, and of Public Health 
Lake Eric College of Osteopathic Medicine

Michael R. King, MD

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology 
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

https://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/faculty-profiles/az/profile.html?xid=35988

Kristine P. Krafts, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences 
University of Minnesota School of Dentistry

https://www.dentistry.umn.edu/bio/diagnostic-biological-sciences/kristine-krafts

Matthew Kraybill, PhD

Clinical Neuropyschologist, Cottage Health 
Santa Barbara, CA

https://www.linkedin.com/in/matt-kraybill-32ba6847/

Jack Kues, PhD

Associate Dean for Continuous Professional Development 
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

https://med.uc.edu/family/department-directory/Index/Pubs/kuesjr/

Randy Kulesza, PhD

Departments of Anatomy and Neuroscience 
Lake Eric College of Osteopathic Medicine

Gerald B. Lee, MD

Assistant Professor 
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

https://www.choa.org/medical-services/allergy-and-immunology/allergy-and-immunology-providers?id=2F12BBA1785E1BB1C445E0D5AF8D292830598687

Kachiu Cecilia Lee, MD

Assistant Professor of Dermatology 
Wareen Alpert Medical School of Brown University

https://www.kachiuleemd.com/about/

James Lyons, MD

Professor of Pathology and Family Medicine 
Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine

https://www.acom.edu/faculty_staff/james-lyons-md/

Carl F. Marfurt, PhD

Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology 
University of Indiana School of Medicine

https://medicine.iu.edu/education/campuses/gary/faculty/26527/marfurt-carl/

Douglas A. Mata, MD, MPH

Clinical Fellow in Pathology 
Harvard Medical School

https://www.linkedin.com/in/dmata/

Kathryn Melamed, MD

Pulmonologist, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center 
Santa Monica, CA

https://www.uclahealth.org/santa-monica/kathryn-melamed

Timothy A. Mietzner, PhD

Professor, Department of Microbiology 
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

https://lecom.edu/faculty/mietzner-timothy-a/

Kenneth E. Miller, PhD

Professor and Chair of Anatomy and Cell Biology 
Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

https://ocrid.okstate.edu/node/241

Elaine Niggeman, MD

CPR Block Director 
University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix

http://phoenixmed.arizona.edu/directory/niggemann-elaine

Vicki M. Park, PhD

Assistant Dean, College of Medicine 
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Medical Education 
University of Tennessee Health Science Center

https://www.uthsc.edu/Medicine/about/administration/vicki-park.php

Pradip D. Patel, MD

Professor, Department of Pediatrics 
University of Louisville School of Medicine

http://www.uoflphysicians.com/1003891599-pradip-patel

Deborah Podolin-Whiting, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience 
Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine

https://som.rowan.edu/research/basicscience/cellbiology/facultybios/podolin.html

Charles Quick, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology 
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

https://pathology.uams.edu/faculty/charles-matthew-quick-m-d/

Gene Quinn, MD

Cardiologist, and Quality and Patient Safety Specialist at Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute 
Anchorage, AK

https://www.alaskaheart.com/providers/gene-quinn-m-d-m-s/

Jeannine Rahimian, MD, MBA

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Soroush Rais-Bahrami, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Urology 
University of Alabama School of Medicine

https://www.uab.edu/medicine/urology/soroush-rais-bahrami-md

Heather Rybasack-Smith, MD, MPH

Department of Emergency Medicine 
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

https://www.brown.edu/academics/medical/about/departments/emergency-medicine/services/fellowship

Sasan Sakiani, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

https://www.linkedin.com/in/sasan-sakiani/ 

Mark J. Sanders, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics 
The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston

Robert Sasso, MD

Director, Simulation Professor, Department of Ob/Gyn 
Central Michigan University School of Medicine

https://cmich.resoapps.com/RA102777-Robert_Sasso/biography/index.hml

Gianna P. Scannell, MD

Retired Professor, Department of General Surgery 
St. James School of Medicine

https://www.linkedin.com/in/gianna-scannell-8882b434/

Melanie Schorr, MD

Neuroendocrine & Pituitary Tumor Clinical Center 
Massachusetts General Hospital

http://www.massgeneral.org/doctors/doctor.aspx?id=19983

Shireen Madani Sims, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 
University of Florida College of Medicine

http://obgyn.ufl.edu/about-us/faculty/shireen-madani-sims-m-d/

Nathan Skelley, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery 
Missouri Orthopedic Institute 
Columbia, Missouri

https://www.muhealth.org/doctors/nathan-skelley-md

Morgan Soffler, MD

Instructor, Department of Medicine 
Harvard Medical School

https://connects.catalyst.harvard.edu/Profiles/display/Person/139927

Sheena Stanard, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 
University of Rochester Medical Center

https://www.linkedin.com/in/sheena-stanard-a424b972/

Cynthia Standley, PhD

Professor, Basic Medical Sciences 
University of Arizona College of Medicine–Phoenix

Paul Standley, PhD

Professor, Basic Medical Sciences 
University of Arizona College of Medicine–Phoenix

Howard Steinman, PhD

Assistant Dean for Biomedical Science Education 
Professor, Department of Biochemistry 
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Gerald Thrush, PhD

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs 
Professor of Immunology 
College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

http://www.westernu.edu/stp/bios.php?bio=gthrush

Prashant Vaishnava, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine 
Mount Sinai Hospital and Icahn School of Medicine

https://www.linkedin.com/in/vaishnava-prashant-4b44b846/

Matthew Velkey, MD

Assistant Professor of the Practice of Medical Education in the Department of Cell Biology 
Duke University School of Medicine 
Durham, NC

https://scholars.duke.edu/person/matt.velkey

Tisha Wang, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine 
University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine

https://www.linkedin.com/in/tisha-wang-8499703a/

Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller, PhD

Professor Emerita, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health 
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Adam Weinstein, MD

Associate Professor, Section of Pediatric Nephrology 
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Jonathan Wisco, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy 
Boston University School of Medicine

Steve Wood, PhD

Professor, Department of Physiology 
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley 
Edinburg, Texas

Abhishek Yadav, MBBS, MSc

Associate Professor of Anatomy 
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

https://www.geisinger.edu/education/faculty-affairs/faculty-directory/2017/10/02/15/01/abhishek-yadav

Aaron W. Young, PhD

Assistant Professor of Physiology and Biophysics 
Boston University School of Medicine

http://www.bumc.bu.edu/phys-biophys/people/faculty/young/

Kristal B. Young, MD

Cardiologist 
Huntington Hospital, Pasadena, CA

https://www.huntingtonhospital.org/Physician-Directory/Y/Kristal-B-Young-MD.aspx

Xu Zeng, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Pathology 
University of Florida College of Medicine

https://ufhealth.org/xu-zeng/background

Han Zhang, MD

Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy 
University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston

Salman Ahmed, MD

Clinical and Research Fellow, Renal Division 
Brigham and Women’s Hospital 
Boston, MA

Edward Barnes, MD

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine/Division of Nephrology and Hypertension 
Associate Dean, Academic Innovation 
Western University of Health Sciences

Rachel Bystritsky, MD

Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases 
University of California, San Francisco

https://profiles.ucsf.edu/rachel.bystritsky#toc-id1

Lorrel Brown, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine 
Director, Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship Program 
University of Louisville, School of Medicine

Bradley Cole, MD

Assistant Professor, Basic Sciences Division of Anatomy 
Loma Linda School of Medicine

https://medicine.llu.edu/research/department-pathology-and-human-anatomy/division-anatomy/faculty/bradley-cole-md

Benjamin Elder, MD, PhD

Dept. Of Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Surgery, and Biomedical Engineering 
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Sakina Farhat, MD

Gastroenterologist 
Brooklyn, NY

Christopher Hergott, MD, PhD

Clinical Fellow in Pathology 
Brigham and Women’s Hospital 
Boston, MA

Jeremy Laukka, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology; Neurology and Ophthalmology 
Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

http://www.utoledo.edu/med/depts/neurosciences/laukka.html

James Lyons, MD

Professor of Pathology and Family Medicine 
Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine

Aftab Merchant, MBBS, FCPS

Visiting Research Professor, Course Director Anatomy and Embryology 
University of Illinois College of Medicine 

http://uicrockford.sharpschool.com/UserFiles/Servers/Server_442934/File/merchant.pdf

Kelly Quesnelle, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences 
Western Michigan Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

Mira Sarsekeyeva, MD

Associate Professor of Ob/Gyn  
Roseman University of Health Sciences, Las Vegas Nevada

https://www.linkedin.com/in/mira-sarsekeyeva-62669a90/

Airani Sathananthan, MD

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine/Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism 
College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

https://www.westernu.edu/bios/?bio=asathananthan

Surbhi Shah, MBBS

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation 
University of Minnesota, School of Medicine

https://www.dom.umn.edu/bio/dom-a-z/surbhi-shah

Shelley Tischkau, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology,
Medical Microbiology, Immunology, and Cell Biology 
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

https://www.siumed.edu/pharm/faculty/shelley-tischkau.html

Edward Wagner, PhD

Professor of Physiology 
College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific 
Western University of Health Sciences

https://www.westernu.edu/bios/?bio=ewagner

Leonard White, PhD

Associate Professor, Neurology 
Duke University, Durham, NC

Gurkanwal Sidhu, MD

Fellow, Child and Adolescent Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience 
Wayne State University, School of Medicine

https://psychiatry.med.wayne.edu/profile/gm0714