Ph.D. Graduates

StudentCompletion Date Major AdvisorPresent Position Current Address
Leslie Climer2018Vladimir LupashinPostdoctoral FellowDepartment of Biology, Baylor University, Waco, Texas
Jessica Blackburn2018Vladimir LupashinPostdoctoral FellowVanderbilt University Medical Center
Allergy, Pulmonary & Critical Care
Nashville, TN
Lorenzo Fernandes (IBS)2018Frank SimmenPostdoctoral FellowEmory University
Veteran’s Affairs
Atlanta, GA
Sarah Zimmerman2018Roy MorelloPostdoctoral FellowWashington University
Oncology,
St. Louis, MO
Lee Ann Jolly2016Aime FrancoBusiness Owner (non-science)
Nang San Hti Lar Seng2016Peter Price3rd Year Medical StudentDuke University School of Medicine
in Singapore
Adam Brown (IBS)2015Frank SimmenField Application SpecialistBio-Rad Laboratories,
Houston, TX
Archana Kamalakar (IBS)2015Larry SuvaPostdoctoral FellowEmory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA
Shraddha Thakkar
(UAMS/UALR Bioinformatics)
2014K. I. VarughesePrinciple InvestigatorNational Center for Toxicological
Research (NCTR) FDA
Jefferson, AR
Adam Corken (IBS)2014Jerry WarePostdoctoral FellowUAMS Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Rose Willett2014Vladimir LupashinPostdoctoral FellowNational Center for Toxicological Research (FDA), Jefferson, AR
Melissa Heard-Lipsmeyer2014Rosalia SimmenAssistant Professor and Discipline Chair of Physiology & Cell BiologyUniversity of Louisiana-Monroe Osteopathic School of Medicine
Rawad Hodeify2014Peter PriceAssistant Professor
Medical Biotechnology
American University of Ras Al Khaimah,
United Arab Emirates
Ahmed Al-Dwairi2013Frank SimmenAssistant ProfessorJordan University of Science and Technology,
Department of Physiology,
Jordan
Tristan Fowler2013Dana GaddySenior ScientistSurrozen,
San Francisco, CA
Hamdan Hamdan2012Patricia WightAssistant Professor of NeurophysiologyAlFaisal University, College of Medicine,
Department of Physiology,
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Omar Rahal (IBS)2012Rosalia SimmenPostdoctoral FellowThe University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center,
Department of Cellular and Molecular Oncology,
Houston, TX
Glauber Bruno Pereira2010 (PhD)
2012 (MD)
Patricia WightBoard Certified InternistUniversity of Alabama School of Medicine
Birmingham, AL
Christian Simmons2010 (PhD)
2012 (MD)
Rosalia SimmenClinical FellowUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences,
Department of Vascular Surgery
Richard Smith2010Vladimir Lupashin ProfessorArkansas State University,
Department of Biology
Beebe, AR
Kristy Nicks2010Dana GaddyProgram DirectorNational Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease,
Division of Extramural Research
Washington, DC
Karthik Arumugam2009Angus MacNicolSenior Postdoctoral FellowCenter for Genomic Regulation
Barcelona, Spain
Gautam Gandhi2009Gerald DienelNeurosurgeonBaptist Health, Little Rock, Arkansas
Yulia Koryakina 2009Lawrence CornettSenior QA AnalystHigher Logic, LLC,
Engineering Department
Washington, DC
Ying Su2009Rosalia SimmenHead of Translational MedicineDeciphera Pharmaceuticals,
Waltham, MA
Yiying Wang2008Angus MacNicolStaff ScientistNational Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR) FDA
Jefferson, AR
LaTasha Smith2008William EvansAssistant ProfessorCentral Baptist College
Department of Biochemistry
Conway, AR
Thetsu Mon2008 (PhD)
2010 (MD)
Jimmy ZhouPsychiatristAustin, TX
Vishnu Prakash C. Ramani2008Randy HaunPostdoctoral FellowUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of
Molecular and Cellular Pathology
Birmingham, AL
Shalini Singh2008Charlotte PetersonPostdoctoral FellowSt. Jude Children Research Hospital,
Department of Developmental Neurobiology,
Memphis, TN
Wassim El Jouni2008Khaled MachacaFaculty Instructor,
Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital,
Boston, MA
Michael Velarde2007Rosalia SimmenAssociate ProfessorUniversity of the Philippines,
Institute of Biology
College of Science,
Manila, Philippines
Ling He2007Tom BadgerAssociate ProfessorJohns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
Department of Pediatrics and Pharmacology,
Baltimore, MD
Rijin Xiao2007Frank SimmenDivision HeadBioinformatics Research
Alltech Inc., KY
Fanxue Meng2006Patricia WightStaff ScientistU.S. Department of Health and Human Services (FDA),
Washington, DC
Daniel Perrien2006Dana GaddyAssociate ProfessorEmory University School of Medicine, Department of Endocrinology,
Atlanta, GA
Anna Shestakova2006Vladamir LupashinAnatomical and Clinical Pathology ResidentUniversity of California School of Medicine,
Irvine, CA
Lu Sun2006Khaled MachacaStaff ScientistWeill Cornell Medical College in Qatar,
Department of Physiology and Biophysics,
Doha, Qatar
Fang Yu2006Peter PriceStaff Scientist
Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar,
Doha, Qatar
Haihong Zhang2006Chun-Yang FanResearch AssistantUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Department of Pathology
Arkansas Cancer Research Center
Little Rock, AR
Seung Hoon Lee2005Jimmy ZhouAssociate Research ScientistYale University School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science,
New Haven, CT
Jiawei Chen2005Jawahar MehtaProfessor Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center Department of Anesthesiology, Shanghai, China
Chad Carroll2004Todd TrappeAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Health and Kinesiology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Parag Chowdhury2004Richard KurtenBiomedical Engineering Instructore3 Civic High School
San Diego, CA
Suzanne Bakewell2003Dana GaddySenior ScientistVice President for Preclinical Development, Intezyne Technologies, Tampa FL
Manali Bendre2003Larry SuvaPathology ResidentUniversity of Texas
Health Science Center at Houston
Medical School, Pathology Dept.
6431 Fannin Street, MSB 2.120B
Houston, TX 77030
John Carrithers2003Todd TrappePostdoctoral FellowEast Carolina University
686 Carrington Lane
Winterville, NC 28590
Rick Williams2003Todd TrappeResearch Associate IUAMS
Center on Aging
Department of Geriatrics
4301 W. Markham, Rm 2103
Little Rock, AR 72205
Gregory Burton2002Robert McGeheeSenior Medical
Liaison
Abbott Laboratories, Minneapolis, MN
Anthony Eddington2002Richard KurtenAccount ManagerApplied Biosystems
Foster City, CA
Kenian K. Lui2002Robert McGeheePostdoctoral FellowVA Medical Center
Little Rock, AR
Shenyang Li2001Patricia WightPostdoctoral FellowUAMS
Department of Medicine
Little Rock, AR
James Sumpter2001James Pasley
Wenhui (Wendy) Cao2000Lawrence CornettPostdoctoral FellowBeth Israel Hospital
21-27 Burlington Avenue
Room 556
Boston, MA 02215
Anna Dobretsova2000Patricia WightOperations CoordinatorPreclinical Development Intezyne Technologies, Tampa, Florida
Robert Cowherd2000Robert McGeheeResidentAHEC-Pine Bluff
2203 West 37th Street
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
Todd Howren2000Michael JenningsSenior ManagerBusiness Development, Applied Biosystems, Austin, TX
Jabbar Joshua2000Philip RayfordFamily PhysicianJonesboro, AR
Stephania Miller2000George BlevinsAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Surgery, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN
Abhijit Shinde2000Nicholas LongUrgent Care SpecialistAayu Clinics, Chicago, IL
Fen-Lai Tan2000Lawrence CornettVice President/Chief Medical OfficerBetta Pharmaceuticals, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China
Richard Wyeth2000Michael SoulsbyAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Anatomical Sciences, Edward Via College of Ostopathic Medicine, Blacksburg, VA

Masters Graduates

StudentCompletion DateMajor ProfessorPresent PositionCurrent Address
Tetyana Kudlyk2017Vladimir LupashinResearch Assistant IIUAMS - Department of
Physiology and Biophysics
4301 W. Markham, #505
Little Rock, AR 72205
William Daniel Meeks2017Frank SimmenResearch TechnicianUAMS Cancer Institute
4301 W. Markham, 9th Fl
Little Rock, AR 72205
Jazmin Martin2016Frank SimmenDNA AnalystArkansas State Crime Lab
Little Rock, AR
Garrett Sheumaker2015Aime FrancoMedical TechnologistUAMS
4301 West Markham
Little Rock, AR 72205
Andrew Prince2015Brian StorrieResearch TechnicianUAMS
Microbiology and Immunology
4301 W. Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72205
Kelley Denton2014Frank SimmenMedical StudentMeharry Medical College
1005 Dr D.B. Todd Jr. Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37208
Rinku Saha
(UAMS/UALR Bioinformatics)
2013K. I. VarugheseStatistical Data AnalystBlue Cross Blue Shield
601 S. Gaines Street
Little Rock, AR 72202
Dillon Burks2013Rosalia SimmenMedical StudentUAMS
College of Medicine
4301 West Markham
Little Rock, AR 72205
Amna Malik2013Richard Kurten
Sittara Shah2012Patricia WightPh.D. StudentUAMS
Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences Department
4301 West Markham, #611
Little Rock, AR 72205
John Jayroe2012Parimal ChowdhuryMedical StudentUAMS
College of Medicine
4301 West Markham
Little Rock, AR 72205
Bridgette V. Rooney2012Richard KurtenInstructor of Anatomy and Physiology, Medical SkillsRemington College
19 Remington Drive
Little Rock, AR 72204
William Andrew Stephenson2012Richard KurtenMedical StudentUAMS
College of Medicine
4301 West Markham
Little Rock, AR 72205
Joshua Spore2011Patricia WightResearch TechnicianUAMS
Reynolds Institute on Aging
4301 West Markham, 807
Little Rock, AR 72205
Hartej Sethi2010Patricia WightMDKansas Medical Clinic Neurology
2200 SW 6th Ave Suite 107
Topeka, KS 66606
Patrick Savage2009William Evans
Timothy Blake Palculict2009Patricia WightSr. Research
Assistant
MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, TX 77030
Christopher Purnell2009Patricia WightGraduate StudentUAMS
Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences Department
4301 West Markham, #611
Little Rock, AR 72205
Eric Hamilton2008Parimal ChowdhuryResearch TechnologistUAMS
Department of Radiology
4301 West Markham
Little Rock, AR 72205
Dena Stoneburner2008Patricia Wight
Kendrick Bride2007Tom Kelly
Cody Beight2007Patricia WightResident PhysicianUAMS
Department of Emergency Medicine
4301 West Markham
Little Rock, AR 72205
Bradley Petkovich2007Patricia WightInternal Medicine SpecialistUniversity of Rochester
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY
Rajshekhar Kore2007Sue GriffinPostdoctoral FellowUAMS WPR Cancer Institute
COM Radiation Oncology
4301 West Markham
Little Rock, AR 72205
Rebecca Wynne2007Patricia WightBiological Laboratory TechnicianUAMS
Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute
4301 West Markham
Little Rock, AR 72205
Anna Shestakova2006Vladimir LupashinPostdoctoral FellowUniversity of Utah
Department of Pathology
257 South 1400
Sal Lake City, UT 84112
Jessica Snodgrass2006Patricia WightResident PhysicianEast Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
East Fifth Street
Greenville, NC 27858
Yi Sun2006Brian StorrieResident PhysicianDownstate Medical Center
Department of Pathology
450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Micheal Knox2005Charlotte PetersonIndustrial HygienistUAMS
Occupational Health & Safety
4301 West Markham, #617
Little Rock, AR 72205
Richard Blakely Glasgow2005Patent AttorneyWright, Lindsey & Jennings, LLP
200 West Capitol Avenue
Suite 2300
Little Rock, AR 72207
Brian Baltz2004Medical StudentUAMS College of Medicine
4301 W. Markham St.
Little Rock, AR 72205
501-664-4378
Kyongmin Kim2004Jimmy ZhouPh.D. StudentUAMS
Department of Physiology
4301 W. Markham
Little Rock, AR 72205
Catriona Oltmann (Lees)
2004Dental SchoolCollege of Dental Medicine
Medical University of South Carolina
171 Ashley Ave
Charleston, South Carolina 29425
Joseph Scott2004Medical StudentUAMS
4301 W. Markham
Little Rock, AR 72205
Thomas Daniel2003Medical StudentUAMS
4301 W. Markham
Little Rock, AR 72205
Benjamin Peacock2003Teacher
Rick Williams2003Todd TrappeResearch AssistantUAMS
Center on Aging
Department of Geriatrics
4301 W. Markham
Little Rock, AR 72205
Paul Edwards2001Sue GriffinMedical StudentUAMS
4301 W. Markham
Little Rock, AR 72205
Christian Eyiuche2001Kurt HenleMedical StudentMeharry Medical College
School of Medicine
Dept of Anatomy/Physiology
1005 Dr. D.B. Todd, Jr. Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37208
Scott Hearnsberger2001James PasleyInstructorUALR
400 South University
Little Rock, AR 72204
Ellen Randall2001Lawrence Cornett
Cecilia Twillie-Woods2001Lawrence Cornett
Tharen Haynes2000Lawrence Cornett
Ronald Sanders2000Richard KurtenClinical Assistant ProfessorShands at the University of Florida
Shands Medical Plaza
Pediatric Critical Care
2000 S.W. Archer Road, 2nd Floor
Gainesville, FL 32610
Brandie Schroder2000Lawrence Cornett

 

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