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Research Faculty

Biomedical Sciences

Gary Rankin, PhD

Chair, Vice Dean - Biomedical Sciences

Our mission is to serve the needs of the School of Medicine, the Huntington Tri-State community and West Virginia through excellence in research and teaching.

Lydia Bogomolnaya, PhD
Assistant Professor

Bryan Burk, MD 
Instructor of Gross Anatomy  

Dan Brazeau
Associate Professor 


Piyali Dasgupta, PhD
Associate Professor


Beverly Delidow, PhD
Associate Professor


James Denvir, PhD
Associate Professor

Price E. Dickson, PhD
Assistant Professor


Richard Egleton, PhD
Associate Professor
Research Cluster Coordinator


Todd L. Green, PhD
Associate Professor
Co-Director of Graduate Studies


Lawrence Grover, PhD
Associate Professor


Brandon Henderson, PhD
Assistant Professor


Emine C. Koc, PhD
Associate Professor


Wei Li, MD, PhD
Associate Professor


Jiang Liu, MD, PhD
Associate Professor


Yongke Lu, PhD
Assistant Professor


Sarah Miles, PhD 
Assistant Research Professor 


Alejandro Q. Nato, Jr., PhD
Assistant Professor


Sandrine V. Pierre, PhD
Associate Investigator
Education Coordinator


Donald Primerano, PhD
Vice Chair of Biomedical Sciences
Professor/Director Genomics Core


Gary O. Rankin, PhD
Professor
Chair, Vice Dean Biomedical Sciences

Angela Henderson Redmond, PhD 
Assistant Professor 


Chris Risher, PhD
Assistant Professor


Louise Risher, PhD
Assistant Professor


Travis B. Salisbury, PhD
Associate Professor


Nalini Santanam, PhD, MPH, FAHA
Professor
Research Cluster Coordinator


Maria A. Serrat, PhD
Associate Professor


Yevgeniy Shakirov, PhD
Assistant Professor


Vincent Sollars, PhD
Associate Professor
Director of the Flow Cytometry Core

Jiang Tian,PhD
Associate Professor 


Monica Valentovic, PhD
Professor
Research Cluster Coordinator


Hongwei Yu, PhD
Professor
Research Cluster Coordinator

Clinical & Translational Science

Uma Sundaram, MD

Chair - Clinical & Translational Science

The Department of Clinical and Translational Science (DCTS) was created to foster collaboration and enrichment among clinicians and basic scientists. Permanent and joint-faculty work together within an integrated structure to advance research and therapy options for Central Appalachia. 
DCTS is the academic home for the Appalachian Clinical Translational Science Institute (ACTSI) at Marshall University, the Marshall Clinical Research Center and Marshall Informatics that provides support and resources to researchers, clinicians and patient advocates working to improve the health of the people of Appalachia. This multidisciplinary department leverages a variety of expertise to address issues through the full spectrum of translational science.

Subha Arthur, PhD
Associate Professor

Alip Borthakur, PhD
Assistant Professor

Shelvy L. Campbell
Assistant Dean of Diversity

Alfred A. Cecchetti, PhD, MSc, MSc IS
Director, Division of Clinical Informatics (DCI)

Todd Gress, MD, MPH
Assistant Dean & Director Clinical Research

Jennifer Haynes
Research Assistant Professor 

Rajan Lamichhane, PhD
Assistant Professor, Bio-statistician 

Balasubramanian Palaniappan, PhD
Assistant Professor 

Soudamani Singh, PhD
Assistant Professor 

Uma Sundaram, MD
Vice Dean, Chairman, DCTS

Yangling Yan, PhD
Assistant Professor

John Crutchley, Ph.D.
Research Instructor