Department Faculty

Kristina Aldridge, PhD

Associate Professor

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Research: Brain development, Neuroanatomy, Craniofacial phenotypes, Genotype-phenotype associations in craniofacial development

William Bivin, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Emily Coberly, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Interests: Medical student education, Informatics

Jiankun Cui, MD

Assistant Research Professor

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Research: Development of new in vivo animal models for neurological diseases and in vitro primary cultures of different brain cells

Deiter Duff, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Interests: Forensic Medicine

Magda Esebua, MD

Associate Professor Clinical Pathology

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Interests: Fine needle aspiration biopsy of pancreas, thyroid, lung; Breast and GYN pathology; Molecular diagnostics

Shellaine Frazier, DO

Assistant Professor Clinical Pathology

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Interests: cytopathology, surgical pathology

Vladislav Glinskii, MD

Associate Professor

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Interests: molecular mechanisms of cancer metastasis

Zezong Gu, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Research focuses on understanding the molecular mechanism of redox modulation, particularly the roles of nitrosative and oxidative stress in cell signaling, and the impact to neurological diseases for biomarker development and therapeutic potential.

Richard D. Hammer, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Interests: Stem cells, leukemia/lymphoma, epigenetics, nutritional medicine, diabetes, aging, translational research

Cheryl Hill, PhD

Assistant Teaching Professor

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Research: Evolution, Morphology, Imaging Technology

Casey Holliday, PhD

Associate Professor

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

The Holliday Lab focuses on the structure, function and evolution of the vertebrate head with particular emphasis on reptiles (lizards, crocodilians, dinosaurs, and birds).

Eric Johannesen, DO

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Laura Johnson, PhD

Assistant Teaching Professor

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Kuanysh Kabytaev, PhD

Research Scientist

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Research:Ā Applications of mass-spectrometry for diagnostic molecular pathology, Clinical proteomics

Lester Layfield, MD

Professor and Chair

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Interests: molecular diagnostics; fine needle aspiration cytopathology of pancreas, thyroid, head & neck and musculoskeletal legions

Katia Laziuk, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Randie R. Little, PhD

Research Professor/Co-Director of Diabetes Diagnostic Laboratory

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Interests: glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) methodology and interferences

David L. Pittman, M.D.

Adjunct Professor

Kevin Middleton, PhD

Associate Professor

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Research: Dr. Middleton’s research is focused on the integrative biology and evolution of vertebrate “locomotor tissues” including not only bones and muscles but also feathers and wing membranes.

Douglas C. Miller, MD, PhD

Professor of Clinical Pathology

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Interests: neuropathology; central nervous system tumors; cerebral ischemia

William V. Miller , MD

Professor of Clinical Pathology & Director of Transfusion Medicine

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Van Thi Nguyen, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Interests: Anatomic and Clinical pathology, renal pathology

Richard J. Sherwood, PhD

Professor

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Research interests: Craniofacial Biology, Quantitative Genetics, Phylogenetic Reconstruction, Hominin Evolutionary Biology

Dmitriy Shin, PhD, MSc

Assistant Professor

Interests: translational bioinformatics, computational morphoproteoimcs, computational cancer biology, machine learning, computational intelligence

Patrick Smith, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Carl ‘Chris’ Stacy, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Interests: forensic pathology, rapid toxicology; clinical chemistry; automobile safety; education at all levels

Alexandre Stoyanov, PhD

Assistant Research Professor

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Interests: Glycated hemoglobin measurements, forms and their biological importance and 2D electrophoresis & LC-mass spectormetry for profiling complex biological fluids and protein post-translational modifications analysis.

Kristen Taylor, PhD

Assistant Professor

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Interests: Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, DNA methylation, regulation of gene expression, genomics and epigenomics

Carol Ward, PhD

Curator's Professor

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Interests: paleoanthropology, Miocene hominoids, Australopithecus, evolution of ape and human locomotion, orthopaedic spinal mechanics, evolution of human intelligence.