There are 518 faculty currently credentialed in the College of Graduate Health Sciences.
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
*Suzanne J Baker, Ph.D. *Peter J McKinnon, Ph.D.
*Daniel Blair, Ph.D. *Heather Mefford, M.D.,Ph.D.
*Xinwei Cao, Ph.D. *Shondra Miller, Ph.D.
*Taosheng Chen, Ph.D. *Tanja Mittag, Ph.D.
*Cheng Cheng, Ph.D. *James Ian Morgan, Ph.D.
*Yong Cheng, Ph.D. *Charles G Mullighan, M.D.
*Hongbo Chi, Ph.D. *Kiel Neumann, Ph.D.
*Wilson K Clements, Ph.D. *Stacey Ogden, Ph.D.
*Tommasso Cupido, Ph.D. *Joseph T Opferman, Ph.D.
*Alessandra D'Azzo, Ph.D. *Junmin Peng, Ph.D.
*Andrew M Davidoff, M.D. *Charles W M Roberts, M.D.,Ph.D.
*James Downing, M.D. *P. David Rogers, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
*Michael A Dyer, Ph.D. *Jason W Rosch, Ph.D.
*Yonqiang Feng, Ph.D. *Martine Roussel, Ph.D.
*Marcus Fischer, Ph.D. Jeffrey E Rubnitz, M.D., Ph.D.
*Patricia M Flynn, M.D. *Charles J Russell, Ph.D.
*Paul Geelecher, Ph.D. *Daniel Savic, Ph.D.
*Terrence L Geiger, M.D., Ph.D. *Erin Schuetz, Ph.D.
*Stephen Gottschalk, M.D. *John Schuetz, Ph.D.
*Young-Goo Han, Ph.D. *Stacey Schultz-Cherry, Ph.D.
*Mark Hatley, M.D., Ph.D. *Lindsay A Schwarz, Ph.D.
*Linda M Hendershot, Ph.D. *Charles J Sherr, Ph.D., M.D.
Hans-Martin Herz, Ph.D. *Clinton F Stewart, Pharm.D.
James Hoffman, Pharm.D., M.S. *J Paul Taylor, M.D., Ph.D.
Julia Hurwitz, Ph.D. *Paul G Thomas, Ph.D.
Erica C Kaye, M.D. *Elaine I Tuomanen, M.D.
Andrew T Kodani, Ph.D. *Richard Webby, Ph.D.
*Giedre Krenciute, Ph.D. *Mitchell Weiss, M.D., Ph.D.
*Richard W Kriwacki, Ph.D. *Jun Yang, M.D., Ph.D.
*Mondira Kundu, M.D., Ph.D. *Jun J Yang, Ph.D.
*Richard E Lee, Ph.D. *Benjamin A Youngblood, Ph.D.
*Dirk Loeffler, Ph.D. *Jiyang Yu, Ph.D.
*Belinda Mandrell, Ph.D., R.N. *Stanislav S Zakharenko, M.D., Ph.D.
*Maureen A McGargill, Ph.D. *Gerard P Zambetti, Ph.D.
*Shannon McKinney-Freeman, Ph.D. *Liqin Zhu, Ph.D.
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University of Tennessee Health Science Center
*Amy Abell, Ph.D. S. Casey Laizure, Pharm.D.
*Vrushali Abhyankar, M.D.S. *Ronald N Laribee, Ph.D.
Ammaar H Abidi, D.D.S., Ph.D. *Djamel Lebeche, Ph.D.
Patricia E Adams-Graves, M.D. *Dennis Leo, Ph.D.
*Pradeep C Adatrow, D.D.S. *Gladius Lewis, Ph.D.
*Adebowale Adebiyi, Ph.D. *James D Lewis, Ph.D.
Sarah E. Aguirre, D.D.S. *James M Lewis, D.M.D.
*Swati Ahuja, B.D.S., M.D.S. *Kui Li, Ph.D.
*Ayman Aldayeh, Ph.D. *Minghui (Sam) Li, Ph.D.
*Anne W Alexandrov, Ph.D. *Wei Li, Ph.D.
*Hassan Almoazen, Ph.D. Xiaoyu Liang, Ph.D.
*Stephen E Alway, Ph.D. *Francesca-Fang Liao, Ph.D.
*Janeane Anderson, Ph.D. *Carol A Likens, Ph.D.
Kenneth M Anderson, D.D.S., M.S. *Wendy M Likes, D.N.Sc., Ph.D.
*Kristen H Archbold, Ph.D. *Erno Lindner, Ph.D.
*William Earl Armstrong, Ph.D. Melissa A Little, Ph.D.
Sandra L R Arnold, M.D. *Feng Liu-Smith, Ph.D.
Keiko Asao, M.D., Ph.D. *Vivian S Loveless, Pharm.D.
*David Ashbrook, Ph.D. *Lu Lu, Ph.D.
*Aristotelis Astreinidis, Ph.D. *Yi Lu, Ph.D.
Kenneth Ataga, M.D. Paul Luepke, D.D.S.
Mary A Aubertin, D.M.D. *Peijun Ma, Ph.D.
Samuel Tyler Aycock, D.V.M. Asos Mahmood, Ph.D.
*Hassan Aziz, Ph.D. Asos Mahmood, Ph.D.
*Abbas Babajani-Feremi, Ph.D. *Liza Makowski, Ph.D.
*James E Bailey, M.D. *Kafait U Malik, Ph.D., D.Sc.
*Amandeep Bajwa, Ph.D. Christie Manasco, Ph.D.
Steven Bares, Ph.D. *Salvatore Mancarella, Ph.D.
Alicia Barnes, D.O. *Nawajes Mandal, Ph.D.
Brandon C Baughman, Ph.D. *Murray K Marks, Ph.D.
David E Bell, D.D.S., M.S. *Judy C Martin, Ph.D.
Bobby B Bellflower, D.N.Sc. *Michelle Y Martin, Ph.D.
*Sarka Beranova, Ph.D. *Antonio M Martinez-Hernandez, M.D.
Himanshu Bhattacharjee, Ph.D. *Alex Mason, Ph.D.
Lesley H Binkley, D.D.S. Douglas B Matthews, Ph.D.
*John Bissler, M.D. *Jillian H McCarthy, Ph.D.
*Dennis D Black, M.D. Elisha McCoy, M.D.
Paul S Bland, D.D.S. *Jonathan A McCullers, M.D.
*John D Boughter, Ph.D. *Michael P McDonald, Ph.D.
*Gary Lee Bowlin, Ph.D. *Charleen McNeill, Ph.D.
David Brand, Ph.D. *Bernd Meibohm, Ph.D.
Jeffrey H Brooks, D.M.D. Juan Menendez, Ph.D.
*Candace S Brown, Pharm.D. Daniel Merwin, D.D.S., M.S.
*Chester W Brown, M.D., Ph.D. *William M Mihalko, M.D., Ph.D.
*Anna Bukiya, Ph.D. *Duane D Miller, Ph.D.
*Joel Bumgardner, Ph.D. *Mark A Miller, Ph.D.
*David R Cagna, D.M.D., M.S. Preston D Miller, D.D.S, M.D.S
*Joseph C Callaway, Ph.D. *Susan A Miranda, Ph.D.
*Angela R Cantrell, Ph.D. *Gustavo A Miranda-Carboni, Ph.D.
Xueyuan Cao, Ph.D. Isao Miyairi, M.D.
*Lacretia Carroll, Ph.D. *Junaith S Mohamed, Ph.D.
*James Carson, Ph.D. *Tudor Moldoveanu, Ph.D.
*Michael A Carter, D.N.Sc. Miklos Z. Molnar, M.D., Ph.D.
*Devin Casenhiser, Ph.D. Todd B Monroe, Ph.D.
*Ann K Cashion, Ph.D. *Bob M Moore, Ph.D.
*Annie Chan, Ph.D. *Jacen S Moore, Ph.D.
Rudragouda Channappanavar, Ph.D. Jane N Moore, Ph.D.
*Hao Chen, Ph.D. Mohamed Moustafa, Ph.D.
*Marie A Chisholm-Burns, Pharm.D. *Kyhobeni Mozhui, Ph.D.
Chi-Yang Chiu, Ph.D. *Megan K Mulligan, Ph.D.
*Viktor Chizhikov, Ph.D. *Shalini Narayana, Ph.D.
Viktor Chizhikov, Ph.D. *Ramesh Narayanan, Ph.D.
*Hongsik Cho, Ph.D. *David R Nelson, Ph.D.
Hyo Young Choi, Ph.D. *Kirsten Ness, Ph.D.
*Michael Lloyd Christensen, Pharm.D. *Robert J Nolly, M.S.
Jim Christian, D.D.S. *Simonne S Nouer, Ph.D.
Shannon Christy, Ph.D. *Thaddeus S Nowak, Jr., Ph.D.
*Neale R Chumbler, Ph.D. *Ebenezer A Nyenwe, M.D.
Wanda Claro, D.D.S. Tara O'Brien, Ph.D.
*Mathilda (Mace) C Coday, Ph.D. Ugochi Ogu, M.D.
*Christopher Coleman, Ph.D. Tonny J Oyana, Ph.D.
*Daniel Collier, Ph.D. Diane Pace, Ph.D.
Daniel M Collier, Ph.D. *Eun Jin Paek, Ph.D.
*Vincenza Colonna, Ph.D. *Glen E Palmer, Ph.D.
*George A Cook, Ph.D. Carl Panetta, Ph.D.
*Terrance G Cooper, Ph.D. Gregory J Paprocki, D.D.S.
*Julio Cordero-Morales, Ph.D. Max Paquette, Ph.D.
*Theodore A Cory, Pharm.D., Ph.D. Elena Parfenova, Ph.D.
*Harry T Cosby, D.D.S. *Edwards A Park, Ph.D.
John S Covington, D.D.S. *Frank Park, Ph.D.
*John V Cox, Ph.D. Melburn R Park, Ph.D.
Jere W Crenshaw, D.D.S., M.S. Vicki M Park, Ph.D.
*Martin A Croce, M.D. William G Parris, D.D.S., M.S.
David H Crowder, D.D.S. *Kaushik Parthasarathi, Ph.D.
*Yan Cui, Ph.D. Elizabeth A Paton, D.N.P.
William C Cushman, M.D. *Brian Peters, Ph.D.
*Mustafa K Dabbous, Ph.D. *Lawrence M Pfeffer, Ph.D.
*Samuel E Dagogo-Jack, M.D. *Joseph Pierre, Ph.D.
*Barry Dale, Ph.D. *Patrick Norton Plyler, Ph.D.
*Hai Thanh Dao, Ph.D. *Tayebeh Pourmotabbed, Ph.D.
*Athena S Davenport, Ph.D. Douglas W Powell, Ph.D.
*Robert L Davis, M.D. *Michelle Puchowicz, Ph.D.
*Sara Day, Ph.D. *Marko Z Radic, Ph.D.
Edward DeSchepper, D.D.S. James C Ragain, Ph.D.
Peter Roger DeVersa, M.D. *Rajendra Raghow, Ph.D.
*Margaret W Debon, Ph.D. *Risa Dawn Ramsey, Ph.D.
Karen Derefinko, Ph.D. *Radhakrishna Rao, Ph.D.
*Karen J Derefinko, Ph.D. Daniel L Reaves, D.D.S.
*Denis J Diangelo, Ph.D. *Kevin J Reilly, Ph.D.
*Roland N Dickerson, Pharm.D. *Lawrence T. Reiter, Ph.D.
*Douglas Dixon, D.D.S. *Rebecca Reynolds, Ed.D.
*Steven M Doettl, Au.D., Ph.D. *Sarah Rhoads, D.N.P., Ph.D.
*Martin E Donaldson, D.D.S. *Muriel C Rice, Ph.D.
*Isaac O Donkor, Ph.D. *Phyllis Richey, Ph.D.
*Alejandro M Dopico, M.D., Ph.D. Caroline A Riely, M.D.
*Ioannis Dragatsis, Ph.D. Keesha Roach, Ph.D.
*Jianyang Du, Ph.D. *James T Robertson, M.D.
Barbara Dubray-Benstein, Ph.D. *Quinton C Robinson, D.D.S., M.S.
*Eugene C Eckstein, Ph.D. Tiffani S Rogers, D.V.M.
*Marshall B Elam, M.D., Ph.D. *Antony Shaun Rowe, Pharm.D.
*Matthew Ennis, Ph.D. *Cynthia K Russell, Ph.D.
*Molly Erickson, Ph.D. *James Patrick Ryan, Ph.D.
*Clarice Law Eyre, D.M.D. *Aaryani Sajja, Ph.D.
*Meiyun Fan, Ph.D. Kazuko Sakata, Ph.D.
*Zheng Fan, Ph.D. *Tim Saltuklaroglu, Ph.D.
Gregory Farage, Ph.D. *Amali E Samarasinghe, Ph.D.
*Kathleen Faulkner, Ph.D. Brooke A Sanford, Ph.D.
Jennifer Fernandez, D.M.D. Mark Scarbecz, Ph.D.
*Cimara Fortes Ferreira, Ph.D., D.D.S. Duane R Schafer, D.D.S.
Ruthbeth D Finerman, Ph.D. Thomas A Schikorski, Ph.D.
*Erinn H Finke, Ph.D. *Ilsa E Schwarz, Ph.D.
Jack C Fisher, D.M.D. *Reese S Scroggs, Ph.D.
Malinda E Fitzgerald, Ph.D. *Tiffany N Seagroves, Ph.D.
*Elizabeth A Fitzpatrick, Ph.D. Audrey M Selecman, Ph.D.
*Max Fletcher, Ph.D. Timothy H Self, Ph.D.
*Robert C Foehring, Ph.D. *Saunak Sen, Ph.D.
*Jarrod R Fortwendel, Ph.D. *Arash Shaban-Nejad, Ph.D.
Kate Fouquier, Ph.D. *Mohamed Shafter, B.D.S., D.Sc.D.
*Jay H Fowke, Ph.D. Shokoufeh Sharabi-Farahani, D.D.S.
Brandi E Franklin, Ph.D. *Burt M Sharp, Ph.D.
*Kevin Freeman, Ph.D. Werner H Shintaku, D.D.S.
*Reginald Frye, Ph.D. *Claire L Simpson, Ph.D.
Amy J Funk, D.V.M. *Udai Pratap Singh, Ph.D.
Wayne Furman, M.D. Kunal Singhal, Ph.D.
*Rao N Gadiparthi, Ph.D. *Bhupesh Singla, Ph.D.
*Raja S Gangaraju, Ph.D. *Amber M Smith, Ph.D.
*Franklin Garcia-Godoy, D.D.S. *Richard A Smith, Ph.D.
*Erik Garrison, Ph.D. Todd Smith, D.D.S.
*Ivan C Gerling, Ph.D. Webb Smith, Ph.D.
Marie Gill, Ph.D. Judith E Soberman, M.D.
Francesco Giorgianni, Ph.D. Thomas Spentzas, M.D.
*Evan S. Glazer, M.D., Ph.D. Christina A Spivey, Ph.D.
*Maria Gomes-Solecki, D.V.M. *Ansley Grimes Stanfill, Ph.D.
*Ankush Gosain, Ph.D., M.D. Shaquita Starks, Ph.D.
*Joyce Carolyn Graff, Ph.D. *Sidney H Stein, D.M.D., Ph.D.
Cori Grant, Ph.D. Helmut O Steinberg, M.D.
William L Greene, Pharm.D. *Jeffery D Steketee, Ph.D.
John P Griffin, M.D. Stephanie Storgion, M.D.
*Tanja Gruber, M.D., Ph.D. Michael C Storm, Ph.D.
*Weikuan Gu, Ph.D John M Stuart, M.D.
*Angela Gullard, D.M.D., Ph.D. Nina Sublette, Ph.D.
*Maxwell Gyamfi, Ph.D. Keiichi Sumida, M.D., Ph.D.
*Warren O Haggard, Ph.D. *Wen Lin Sun, Ph.D.
David Hamilton, D.V.M. Yangbo Sun, M.D., Ph.D.
Nathan R Hamman, D.D.S, M.D.S Yao Sun, M.D., Ph.D.
*Kristin Marie Hamre, Ph.D. *Zhongjie Sun, Ph.D., M.D.
*Marion Elizabeth Hare, M.D. *Satya Surbhi, Ph.D.
*Ashley W Harkrider, Ph.D. *Trevor W Sweatman, Ph.D.
*Edward F Harris, Ph.D. *Laura A Talbot, Ph.D.
Jaqueline Harris, Ph.D. *Chalet Tan, Ph.D.
Leonard Harris, M.D. *Steven J Tavalin, Ph.D.
Margaret T Hartig, Ph.D. *Jeffrey Taylor, Ph.D., D.P.T.
*Margaret B Harvey, Ph.D. *James W Thelin, Ph.D.
*Donna K Hathaway, Ph.D. . *Edwin L Thomas, Ph.D.
Alisha Haushalter, D.N.P. *Fridtjof Thomas, Ph.D.
*Shelley Hawkins, Ph.D. *Richard K Thomas, Ph.D.
*David Neil Hayes, M.D. *Donald B Thomason, Ph.D.
*Detlef H Heck, Ph.D. *Gabor Joseph Tigyi, Ph.D., M.D.
*Mark S Hedrick, Ph.D. *Elizabeth A Tolley, Ph.D.
*Scott A Heldt, Ph.D. Nhu Quynh T Tran, Ph.D.
*Kirk E Hevener, Ph.D. *Georgios Tsivgoulis, M.D., Ph.D.
*Camaron R Hole, Ph.D. Janet Tucker, Ph.D.
TJ Hollingsworth, Ph.D. Brendan Tunstall, Ph.D.
*Wainscott C Hollis, D.D.S. *Reba A Umberger, Ph.D.
*Liang Hong, Ph.D., D.D.S. Thelma E Uzonyi, Ph.D.
*Scott Howard, M.D. *Thirumalini Vaithianathan, Ph.D.
Eunice Huang, M.D. Shana Van Cleave, D.D.S.
*George Huang, D.D.S, D.Sc. *Valeria Vasquez, Ph.D.
Violiza Inoa Acosta, M.D. *Antheunis Versluis, Ph.D.
*Tauheed Ishrat, Ph.D. *Daranee Versluis, D.D.S., Ph.D.
*Monica Jablonski, Ph.D. Teerdache Viangteeravati, Ph.D.
Michael Jacewicz, M.D. Gregory A Vidal, M.D., Ph.D.
Christopher Jackson, M.D. *Craig Volk Vinall, D.D.S.
Susan R Jacob, Ph.D. Eszter Volgyi, Ph.D.
*Jonathan H Jaggar, Ph.D. *Deborah VonHapsburg, Ph.D.
*Vinay Jain, D.D.S. Crystal Walker, Ph.D.
Chang Hoon Jee, Ph.D. *Jim Y Wan, Ph.D.
*Jessica Amber Jennings, Ph.D. *Junling Wang, Ph.D.
*Jianxiong Jiang, Ph.D. *Xusheng Wang, Ph.D.
*Karen Chandler Johnson, M.D. Zhu C Wang, Ph.D.
*Rajasingh Johnson, Ph.D. Waletha Wasson, D.D.S.
Cheryl D Johnson-Joy, Ph.D. *Robert S Waters, Ph.D.
*Patti Johnstone, Ph.D. *Martha Wells, D.D.S., M.S.
*Byron C Jones, Ph.D. Glenn T Wetzel, M.D., Ph.D.
Tamekia L Jones, Ph.D. Carol L White, Pharm.D.
*Colleen B Jonsson, Ph.D. *Shelley White-Means, Ph.D.
*Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti, Ph.D. *Michael A Whitt, Ph.D.
*Cameron M Kaplan, Ph.D. *Mona N Wicks, Ph.D.
*Colleen M Karow, Ph.D. *John L Williams, Ph.D.
*Anastasios Karydis, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D. Loretta Williams, Ph.D.
Richard John Kasser, Ph.D. Richard A Williams, D.D.S., M.S.
Raymond W Ke, M.D. *Robert Williams, Ph.D.
Bruce L Keisling, Ph.D. Jack L Wilson, Ph.D.
Afework Asfaw Keskessa, Ph.D. *Thaddeus A Wilson, Ph.D.
*Mohammad Khan, Ph.D. *Rebecca P Winsett, Ph.D.
*Il Hwan Kim, Ph.D. *Jong Ho Won, Ph.D.
*Ji-Seon Kim, Ph.D. Marjorie A Woods, D.D.S.
*Dean Kirson, Ph.D. *Junwang Xu, Ph.D.
*Hitoshi Kita, Ph.D. *Chao-Yie Yang, Ph.D.
*Kelsey E Klein, Ph.D. Zhao Yang, Ph.D.
*Robert C Klesges, Ph.D. Lan Yao, Ph.D.
*Mehmet Kocak, Ph.D. *Ae-Kyung Yi, Ph.D.
*Harry Kochat, Ph.D. Ji Min Yochim, Ph.D.
*Amy Koehn, Ph.D. *Ilana Graetz Yonas, Ph.D.
*Ying Kong, Ph.D. Tai June Yoo, Ph.D.
Robert C Kores, Ph.D. *Wonsuk Yoo, Ph.D.
*Tom V Korioth, Ph.D., D.D.S. *Junming Yue, Ph.D.
*Csaba P Kovesdy, M.D. *Yanhui Zhang, Ph.D.
*Sajeesh Kumar, Ph.D. *Qi Zhao, M.D., Ph.D.
*Santosh Kumar, Ph.D. *Fuming Zhou, M.D.
*Michio Kurosu, Ph.D. *Amy L de Jongh Curry, Ph.D.
Cem Kuscu, Ph.D. Niriam van Mersbergen, Ph.D.
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Veteran's Administration Hospital
Lidia Gardner, Ph.D. *Lisa K Jennings, Ph.D.
*Karen A Hasty, Ph.D. *Edward F Rosloniec, Jr., Ph.D.
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