Faculty & Staff

Primary Faculty

      Philip Brown, PhD
       Assistant Professor

     Scott Gayzik, PhD
       Assistant Professor

     Adam Hall, PhD
       Assistant Professor

    Craig A. Hamilton, PhD
       Associate Professor 

    Robert A. Kraft, PhD
       Assistant Professor

    Elaheh Rahbar, PhD
      Assistant Professor  

    Joel D. Stitzel, PhD 
       Professor and Chair

    Jill Urban, PhD
       Assistant Professor 

    Ashley Weaver, PhD  
       Assistant Professor

    Dawen Zhao, MD, PhD
       Associate Professor

    Zhongwei Zhang, MD, 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

   Kristen Beavers, PhD
      Heath and Exercise Science
      Wake Forest University

   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

   Youngkyoo Jung, PhD
      Assistant Professor
      Radiologic Sciences      

   Kenneth Kishida, PhD
     
Assistant Professor 
     
Neurosurgery

    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

    Nicole Levi-Polyachenko, PhD
      Assistant Professor
      Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

    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 

    Wei Zhang, PhD
      Professor
      Cancer Biology

Administrative Staff 

    Tammy Alley 
      Research Administrative Coordinator

    Catherine "Kitty" Everidge
       Administrative Secretary 

    Caresse Hightower
      Project Coordinator

    Kaitlyn Lucas
      Administrative Secretary 

    Lisa Maez
      Clinical Studies Coordinator 

    Donna McGee
      Administrative Secretary, Graduate Program   

    Cortney McIntosh  
      Finance Coordinator

    Cindy Salley
     Business Administrator

    
       

Technical Staff  

     Alex Baker
      Research Engineer

     Lynn Callahan
      CIREN Data Entry Operator II

     Adrienne Golding
       Associate Project Manager    

     Summer Harris
      CIREN Research Specialist III

     Bharath Koya
      Research Engineer

     Constance Linville
       Research Assistant   

     Ricardo Peral
      Analyst Programmer III

    Jeremy Schap
      Research Engineer

    Cheryl Ann Sexton, PhD
      CIREN Project Manager

    Joel Sink
     CIREN Crash Investigator

     LuLu Wang
      Research Associate

     Kamah Woelfel
       Research Study Coordinator

     Nick Williams
       Research Engineer

 

Quick Reference

Administration
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

eopara@wakehealth.edu

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