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Alumni - Current Positions

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(updated 01/2022)

Name Year of Graduation Advisor's Name Thesis Project Current Position
Donna Robertson-Chow 1988 Levi, Roberto Platelet Activating Factor (PAF): Cardiac Actions and Mechanisms. Senior Patent Agent, Celgene Corporation, Summit, NJ
Frederik Askari 1987 Riker, Walter Molecular Determinants of Carbamate Drug Action On Mammalian Neuromuscular Function. Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, School of Medicine
Miranda Hughes 1985 Rifkind, Arleen Prostoglandin Synthesis by Chick Embryo Lung: Effects of Polychlorinated Biphenyls. Oncology Scientist/Senior Medical Writer at National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Inc
Steven Weisman 1985 Felsen, Diane Involvement of Platelet-Activating Factor in the Release of Prostagalndins in Unilateral Ureteral Obstruction (Kidney, Macrophage, Thromboxane, Hydronephrosis) Head, Global Healthcare Products Practice for Innovative Science Solutions, Morristown NJ.
Andrea Powell 1984 Chan, Walter The Role of Prostaglandins in Primary Dysmenorrhea: Physiologic and Pharmacologic Considerations (NSAID, Uterine-PG, Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Pharmacologist, Federal Drug Administration
Katharyn Spiegel 1984 Pasternak, Gavril Biochemical and Pharmacological Evidence for Multiple Mu Opiate Receptors in the Rat Staff Scientist, Parke-Davis Pharmaceutical Research Division
Robert J. Storella, Jr. 1984 Riker, Walter Pharmacologic Differences between a Fast and a Slow Neuromuscular System in the Rat (Transmission, Frequency, D-Tubocurarine) Asst. Professor of Neuroscience, Alleghany University, Health Science Department of Anesthesiology
Jeffrey Sprouse 1983 Riker, Walter Motor Nerve Functional Dependence on Adrenocortical Secretions in the Rat Research Fellow, Lundbeck Research USA
Laura-Marie Aaronson 1982 Okamoto, Michiko Effects of Diazepam on Ethanol Withdrawal
James Burke 1982 Levi, Roberto Pharmacological Studies on the Cardiovascular Effects of Leukotrienes C(4), D(4) and E(4), Components of Slow Reacting Substance of Anaphylaxix Associate Professor and Associate Director, Invasive and Interventional Cardiology, Department of Physiological Sciences, Temple University Medical School, Philadelphia, PA
Geoffrey Ling 1982 Inturrisi, Charles Physical Dependence and Tolerance to Methadone in the Rat Vice Chair of Neurology & Director of Critical Care Medicine, Lieutenant Colonel, Medical Corps, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Jason G. Umans 1982 Inturrisi, Charles The Role of Active Drug Metabolites in the Pharmacologic Effect of Opiates (Heroin, Morphine, Meperidine, Methadone) Scientific Director of Penn Medical lab, the core laboratory of MedStar Research Institute. Associate Professor of Medicine and of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown Univeristy
Geoffrey Allan 1980 Levi, Roberto Pharmacological Studies Concerning the Role of Prostaglandins and Thromboxane A2 in Cardiac Anaphylaxis Former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Insmed Incorporated
Julie L. Eiseman 1980 Alvares Alterations Induced in Heme Pathway Enzymes and Monooxygenases by Gold Research Associate Professor, Dept of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, The Hillman Cancer Institute, University of Pittsburgh
Udom Chantharaksri 1977 Fuchs, Anna-Ritta Studies of the Effect of Prostaglandins and Prostaglandin Synthetase Inhibitors on Testicular Steroidogenesis Retired, Former Lecturer of Pharmacology, Mahidol University. Thailand