Faculty & Staff

Primary Faculty

    Joel D. Stitzel, PhD 
       Professor and Chair

    Philip Brown, PhD
       Assistant Professor

     Scott Gayzik, PhD
       Assistant Professor

    Adam Hall, PhD
       Assistant Professor

    Craig A. Hamilton, PhD
       Associate Professor 

    Jill Urban Hobson, PhD
       Assistant Professor 

    Robert A. Kraft, PhD
       Assistant Professor

    Elaheh Rahbar, PhD
      Assistant Professor  

    Ashley Weaver, PhD  
       Assistant Professor

 

 Core Faculty

   Graca Almeida-Porada, MD, PhD
      Professor
      Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine

   Anthony Atala, MD
      
 Professor and Director
      Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine

   Khalil Bitar, PhD
   
   Professor
      Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine

   J. Daniel Bourland, PhD 
      Co-Director, Human & Animal Imaging Core (Bioanatomic Imaging)
      Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University

   Kerry Danelson, PhD
      Assistant Professor
      Orthopaedics

   Dwayne Godwin, PhD
      Dean
      Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

   Benjamin Harrison, PhD
       Associate Professor
      Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine

   Satoru Hayasaka, PhD
       Associate Professor
      Public Health Sciences

   Youngkyoo Jung, PhD
      Assistant Professor
      Radiologic Sciences      

    Paul Laurienti, PhD
      Professor and Director of Laboratory for Complex Brain Networks
      Radiologic Sciences

    Sang Jin Lee, PhD 
      Assistant Professor
      Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine

    Joseph Maldjian, MD 
      Section Chief of Neuroradiology
      Radiologic Sciences

    Michael Morykwas, PhD
      Director
      Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

    Michael Munley, PhD 
      Section Head, Research Physics
      Radiation Oncology

    Emmanuel Opara, PhD   
      Professor
      Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine

    Boris Pasche, MD, PhD
       Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center
       Professor and Chair, Cancer Biology

   Christopher Porada, PhD
 
    Associate Professor
     Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine

   Alexander Powers, MD
      Assistant Professor
      Neurosurgery

   Sean Simpson, PhD
      Assistant Professor
      Biostatistical Sciences (Public Health Sciences)

    Thomas Smith, PhD 
      Professor
      Orthopaedics 

    Shay Soker, PhD
      Professor
      Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine

    Thad Wadas, PhD 
      Assistant Professor
      Cancer Biology

    William Wagner, PhD
      Professor
      Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

     Christopher T. Whitlow, MD, PhD, MHA
 
      Associate Professor
       Radiology

    James Yoo, MD, PhD 
      Professor and Associate Director
      Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine 

 

Administrative Staff 

    Tammy Alley 
      Research Administrative Coordinator

    Tammy Fish
       Secretary III

    Caresse Hightower
      Project Coordinator   

    Cortney McIntosh  
 
     Accounting Technician

    Cindy Salley
 
     Business Administrator

    Mary Williams
       Secretary III (Graduate Program Coordinator)

    Beverly Gardner Wright
 
      Administrative Manager

 

Technical Staff  

    Vicki Birkenbach
      Research Engineer

    Bharath Koya
      Research Engineer

    Ricardo Peral
      Analyst Programmer III

    Jeremy Schap
      Research Engineer

    Nick Williams
       Research Engineer

 

Quick Reference

Administration
Administrative Manager
Beverly Gardner Wright

336-716-6890

bwright@wakehealth.edu

Chair of BME / VT WFU SBES Associate Head
Joel Stitzel, PhD

jstitzel@wakehealth.edu

SBES Graduate Program Director on WF Campus
Emmanuel C. Opara, PhD

336-713-1297

eopara@wakehealth.edu

Find A Doctor Ways to Give
Last Updated: 09-03-2015
USNWR 2015-2016Magnet Hospital RecognitionConsumer Choice2014 Best DoctorsJoint Commission Report

Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified health care provider.