Research Faculty

Biomedical Sciences

Gary Rankin, PhD

Chair - Biomedical Sciences

Our mission is to serve the needs of the School of Medicine, the Huntington Tri-State community and West Virginia through excellence in research and teaching.


Piyali Dasgupta, PhD
Associate Professor


Beverly Delidow, PhD
Associate Professor


James Denvir, PhD
Associate Professor


Richard Egleton, PhD
Associate Professor
Research Cluster Coordinator


Todd L. Green, PhD
Associate Professor
Co-Director of Graduate Studies


Lawrence Grover, PhD
Associate Professor


Brandon Henderson, PhD
Assistant Professor


Emine C. Koc, PhD
Associate Professor


Wei Li, MD, PhD
Associate Professor


Jiang Liu, MD, PhD
Associate Professor


Sandrine V. Pierre, PhD
Associate Investigator
Education Coordinator


Donald Primerano, PhD
Vice Chair of Biomedical Sciences
Professor/Director Genomics Core


Gary O. Rankin, PhD
Professor
Chair Biomedical Sciences


Chris Risher, PhD
Assistant Professor


Louise Risher, PhD
Assistant Professor


Travis B. Salisbury, PhD
Associate Professor


Nalini Santanam, PhD, MPH, FAHA
Professor
Research Cluster Coordinator


Maria A. Serrat, PhD
Associate Professor


Vincent Sollars, PhD
Associate Professor
Director of the Flow Cytometry Core


Monica Valentovic, PhD
Professor
Research Cluster Coordinator


Zijian Xie, PhD
Director, Marshall Institute of Interdisciplinary Research (MIIR)


Hongwei Yu, PhD
Professor
Research Cluster Coordinator

Clinical & Translational Science

Uma Sundaram, MD

Chair - Clinical & Translational Science

The Department of Clinical and Translational Science (DCTS) was created to foster collaboration and enrichment among clinicians and basic scientists. Permanent and joint-faculty work together within an integrated structure to advance research and therapy options for Central Appalachia. 
DCTS is the academic home for the Appalachian Clinical Translational Science Institute (ACTSI) at Marshall University, the Marshall Clinical Research Center and Marshall Informatics that provides support and resources to researchers, clinicians and patient advocates working to improve the health of the people of Appalachia. This multidisciplinary department leverages a variety of expertise to address issues through the full spectrum of translational science.

Subha Arthur, PhD

Assistant Professor

Shelvy L. Campbell

Assistant Dean of Diversity

Alfred A. Cecchetti, PhD, MSc, MSc IS

Director, Division of Clinical Informatics (DCI)

Todd Davies, PhD

Director Research Development & Translation

Todd Gress, MD, MPH

Assistant Dean & Director Clinical Research

Isabel Larre', PhD

Assistant Professor, DCTS

Uma Sundaram, MD

Vice Dean, Chairman, DCTS

Yangling Yan, PhD

Assistant Professor