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Alumni Newsletter

Alumni Newsletter 2017-2018
Alumni Newsletter 2017
Alumni Newsletter 2016
Alumni Newsletter 2015
Alumni Newsletter 2013
Alumni Newsletter, Holiday Edition 2012

Graduates (since 1995)

Chuck Hay, M.D. – Pharmacology and Toxicology, 2020 – Postdoctoral Fellow, Medical College of Wisconsin

Chris Bolden, Ph.D. – Pharmacology and Toxicology, 2019  – Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

William “Bill” Hyatt, Ph.D. – Pharmacology and Toxicology, 2019 – 3rd year medical student, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Samantha McClenahan, Ph.D.- Pharmacology and Toxicology 2019 – Postdoctoral Fellow at Vanderbilt University

Michael Cozart, Ph.D. – Pharmacology and Toxicology 2019 – Postdoctoral Fellow,  College of Medicine, Institute on Aging. UAMS

Benjamin “Max” Ford – Pharmacology and Toxicology, 2017 – Postdoctoral fellow at National Center for Toxicological Research.

Lirit Franks, Ph.D. – Pharmacology and Toxicology, 2016 – Pursuing a postdoctoral position

Clark Sims, Ph.D. – Pharmacology and Toxicology, 2016 – Postdoctoral fellow at Arkansas Children’s Nutrition Center.

Amanda Stolarz, Pharm.D., Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2016 – Postdoctoral fellow in Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology and teaching appointment with College of Pharmacy, UAMS.

Alex Alund, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences, 2016 – Analyst and Consultant, PinPoint Testing, LLC.

Emily Holthoff, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences MD/PhD Program, 2016 – Dr. Holthoff has returned to medical school.

Ben Lieblong, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2016 – Clinical Research Coordinator in the Department of Pathology, UAMS
Anup Srivastava, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2016 – Postdoctoral Fellow, US Food and Drug Administration in Silver Springs, MD
Brenda Gannon, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2015 – Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas at San Antonio
Christopher Moore, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2015 – Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept of Pharmacology & Toxicology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Dae Song Jang, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences, 2015 – Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Florida
Emily Reichard, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2015 – Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept of Pharmacology & Toxicology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Neil Detweiler, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2015 – Postdoctoral Fellow at University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Shanthi Vadali, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2014 – Quality Control Scientist at Oxford Immunotech in Memphis, TN
Naeem Patil, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2014 – Postdoctoral Fellow in Dr. Edward Sherwood’s lab at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.
Asif Pathan, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2014 – Postdoctoral Fellow in Dr. Roberto Bolli’s lab at Institute of Molecular Cardiology, University of Louisville, KY studying cardiac stem cell therapy and regeneration.
Nisha Nanaware-Kharade, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2014 -Pharmacokineticist, Clinical Pharmacology Division, Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC

Andrew Norwood, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2013 – Will be attending Bowen School of Law in Little Rock to possibly pursue a career in pharmaceutical patent law.

Michael Hambuchen, Pharm.D., Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2013 – Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

Will Atchley, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences, 2013 – Resident, Dept of Internal Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

Lisa Brents, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2013 – Postdoctoral Fellow, Brain Imaging Research Center, Psychiatric Research Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

Krishna Chimalakonda, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2012 – Scientist, Division of Drug Safety Research (DDSR), Center for Drug Evaluation Research (CDER), US FDA

Matthew Howell, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology 2012- Postdoctoral Fellow,,Department of Biomedical Sciences, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Joseph Hunter Holthoff, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2012- Completed his M.D. degree, and is a resident in Internal Medicine at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

Zhen Wang, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2012 – Postdoctoral Fellow with Dr. John Hall, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS

Elina Pathak, Ph.D. – Pharmacology 2012 – Postdoctoral fellowship under Dr. Bing Lim at the Genome Institute of Singapore

Sujay Kharade, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2011 – Research Fellow, Anesthesiology Research Division, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Tanecia Mitchell – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2011 – Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Misty Thompson, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2011 – Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Mahaeswari Rajasekaran – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2011 – returned to India

Steven M. Cooper, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2011 – Instructor, Harding University, Searcy, AR

Katharine Whitney, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2010 – Student in PharmD program, College of Pharmacy, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Dinesh Hirenallur-Shanthappa, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2009 – Instructor, Department of Comparative Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

Biny K. Joseph, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2009 – Research Scientist, Venenum Biodesign, Hamilton, NJ

Kathryn Seely, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2009 – Chemist, Arkansas Department of Health Little Rock, AR

Swapnil Sonkusare, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2009 – Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pharmacology, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT

Venkata Bhogaraju, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2009 – Pharmacist, Walmart Pharmacy in Moses Lake WA

Shankar Munusamy, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2008 – Assistant Professor, Qatar University

Rohit Singal, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2008 – Research Scientist, Sanofi US Inc., Framingham, MA

Jonathan Hubbard, PhD. – Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences, 2008 – Residency, Harvard University, Boston, MA

Sarah J. White, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2008 – Chemistry Instructor, Arkansas Tech University, Ozark, AR

Liping Wu, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2007 – Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc., Cincinnati, OH

Jennifer Shoemaker, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2007 – Owner, Flourish Medical Writing, Nashville, TN

Angela S. Burke, Ph.D., D.A.B.T. – Pharmacology, 2007 – Senior Medical Research Manager, NASMA, Northwood, OH

Zabeen Shaik, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2007 – Postdoctoral Fellow, Philadelphia, PA

Nichole Sanders, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2007 – Epidemiologist, Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care, Little Rock, AR

January Baumgardner, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2007 – Science Instructor, Ouachita Technical College, Malvern, AR

Angela Burke, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2006 – Toxicologist, Wil Research Lab, Ashland OH

Megan Myers, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2006 – Staff Fellow, National Center for Toxicology Research, Jefferson, AR

Manish M. Tiwari, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2005 – Physician and Research Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE

Robert Dorman, M.D., Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2005 – Return to medical school, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

Alessandra Milesi-Halle, M.D., Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2005 – Resident, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Little Rock, AR

Danielle Cruthirds, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2005 – Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Samford University

Tamara Knight, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2004 – Manager, Environ, Little Rock, AR

Jaspreet Gujral, Ph.D.- Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2004 – Manager of Scientific Affairs, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co., Chicago, IL

Susan Nowell (Kadkubar), Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2003 – Associate Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

Xiuli Liu, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2002 – GI/Liver Pathologist, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

James XinWen Yu, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2002 – working personalized medicine for cancer therapy at Dako (an Agilent company) in California

Jeremy Wong, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2002 – Director of Product Safety, Estee Lauder

Paul Nony, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2002 – Partner, Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health, Little Rock, AR

Nancy A. Martin, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2001 – Research Scientist, Kowa Pharmaceutical., San Diego, CA

Jeff Moran, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2001 – Section Director, Environmental Chemistry, Public Health Laboratories, Arkansas Department of Health, Little Rock, AR and Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Angela Harris, Ph.D., D.A.B.T. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2001 – Associate Professor, UAMS College of Public Health

Kelly Byrnes-Blake, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2001 -owns a consulting business, Northwest PK Solutions, LLC

Jay Harriman, Ph.D., D.A.B.T. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2001 – Principal Toxicologist, Merial, Duluth, GA

Chaojie Zhang, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2000 – Toxicologist, Purdue Pharm

Lisa M. Walker, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2000 – Alcon Corp., Fort Worth, TX

Charlotte A. Lemmonds, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 2000 – Associate Director, Global Product Safety and Toxicology, Merck Consumer Care, Memphis, TN

Frederick Wiese, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2000 – Head of Production, Millipore, St. Charles, Missouri

Joel Shane Hardin, M.D, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 1999 – Emergency Medical Physician, St. Joseph Medical Center, Hot Springs, AR

Joseph M. Griffin, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 1999 – Alcon Corp., Houston, TX

Satinder S. Sarang, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 1999 – Harvard University

Joel W. Proksch, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 1999 – Pharmacokinetics/Drug Metabolism, 3M Pharmaceuticals, St. Paul, MN

Ronnie J. Beaver, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 1999 – Postdoctoral Fellow, St. Jude’s Hospital, Memphis, TN

Mary Ann Freyaldenhoven, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 1998 – Maternity Leave

Reeder Sams, II, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 1998 – Postdoctoral Fellow, National Center for Toxicological Research, AR

Shayla W. Williams, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 1997 – Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health, Little Rock, AR

Linda A. Traylor, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 1997 – Senior Director of Scientific Affairs, The Binding Site, Denver, CO

Holley R. Garner, Ph.D – Pharmacology, 1997 – AstraZenica Pharmaceuticals

Genfu Chen, Ph.D – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 1997 – National Center for Toxicological Research, AR

Tao Chen, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 1997 – Postdoctoral Fellow, Duke University, Research Triangle Park, NC

Jennifer Schnellmann, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 1997 – Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Kevin D. Schreur, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 1997 – University of Alabama-Birmingham, AL

Elizabeth M. Laurenzana, Ph.D. – Pharmacology, 1996- Research Associate, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Penn State, University Park, PA

Christine Halmes, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 1996 – Terra Corp., Denver, CO

Oh-Seung Kwon, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 1996 – Korea Biotransformation Research Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology

Christ Stewart, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 1996 – Primedica Corp, Redfield, AR

Susan R. Schelnutt, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 1995 – Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health, Little Rock, AR

Jack L. Valentine, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 1995 – Senior Research Investigator, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Lansdale, PA

Lynn T. Frame, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 1995 – Assistant Professor, Texas Technical University, Lubbock, TX

Gail McClure, Ph.D. – Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 1995 – VA Hospital, Little Rock, AR