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Please address inquiries to:
Department of Physiology & Biophysics
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Washington, DC 20057-1460
SMP Team Leaders
Susan Mulroney, Ph.D.
The Director of the Special Master's Program, Dr. Mulroney is also director of the medical Gastrointestinal Biology course and is past director of the summer Medical Physiology course. She received her Ph.D. from Georgetown University. Her laboratory investigates the impact of gonadal sex on the development of diabetic renal and cardiovascular diseases, and the effects of dietary herbs on the renal, cardiovascular, and immune systems. Office Location: Basic Science Bldg, Room 253.
Thomas Sherman, Ph.D.
Dr. Sherman is an Associate Director of The Special Master's Program and teaches in the medical Metabolism, Signal Transduction and Nutrition course, as well as the Human Nutrition and Health course. Dr Sherman also lectures in the Human Endocrinology course. He received his Ph.D. from University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center. His research interests include: neuroendocrine regulation of hypothalamic vasopressin and oxytoxin gene expression; molecular mechanisms of steroid hormone receptor expression and of steroid hormone feedback on neuropeptide genes. Office location: Basic Science Bulding, Room 233.
Jennifer (Rogers) Whitney, Ph.D.
Dr Whitney is an Associate Director of The SMP, and received her Ph.D. in Physiology from Georgetown University. She teaches the non-cadaveric Gross Anatomy lectures for the Cardiopulmonary Biology, GI Biology, and Sexual Development & Reproduction courses, and is also Course Director for the Advanced Physiology & Pathophysiology graduate course. Dr Whitney also is director of the summer Medical Physiology course for GSMI. Her research interests are on growth homone-mediated sex differences in diabetic renal disease. Office Location: Basic Science Building, Room 235B.
Adam Myers, Ph.D.
Professor and Associate Dean
Dr Myers is Associate Dean for Graduate Education for the Medical Center, and is a Team Leader for The SMP. Dr. Myers also teaches the cardiovascular portion of the medical Cardiopulmonary Biology course, and is Director of the Georgetown Summer Medical Institute (GSMI). He received his Ph.D. from Georgetown University. His research interests are: cellular mechanisms of platelet and vascular function; mechanisms and mediators of shock, ischemia, and thrombosis; alcohol and platelet function. Office Location: Basic Science Bldg., Room 207.
SMP Academic Coordinator
Ms Richards is coordinator of the SMP. She received her BS degree from Radford University. She has been providing academic advising to professional students for over 14 years and is a terrific source of information. You will love her and her beautiful children.Go Bucks!! Office location: Basic Science Bldg., Room 205.
Faculty Letter Writers
Most all of these faculty members will be teaching you in one or more of your courses.
Your assigned letter writer is posted on the Google SMP 2011 Group page, and a meeting with your letter writer will be scheduled after you start classes.
Mark Burns, Ph.D. firstname.lastname@example.org
Ronald Cihlar, Ph.D. email@example.com
Dr. Cihlar teaches in the Medical Immunology & Microbiology course.
Robert Clarke, Ph.D. firstname.lastname@example.org
Carolyn Ecelbarger, Ph.D. email@example.com
Ladan Eshkevari, CRNA, Ph.D. firstname.lastname@example.org
Adriane Fugh-Berman, M.D. email@example.com
Joseph Garman, PhD. firstname.lastname@example.org
Jagmeet Kanwal, Ph.D. email@example.com
Dr. Kanwal teaches in the Intro to Neuroscience course.
Joanna Kitlinska, PhD. firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Kitlinska lectures in the Advanced Physiology & Pathophysiology course.
Linda MacArthur, Ph.D. email@example.com
Dr. MacArthur is Director of the Intro to Neuroscience course.
John Partridge, Ph.D. firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Partridge teaches in the Intro to Neuroscience course.
Harry Preuss, M.D. email@example.com
Carlos Suarez-Quian, Ph.D firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Suarez-Quian is Director of the Gross Anatomy lab.
Stefano Vicini, Ph.D. email@example.com
Dr. Vicini teaches neurophysiology in medical Molecular and Cellular Physiology.
Jiang-Young Wu, Ph.D. firstname.lastname@example.org