Faculty

The ISSTBE PhD Program is a doctoral track within the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies. Its faculty is comprised of faculty from the Speed School of Engineering, School of Medicine, College of Business, and School of Dentistry. The following departments and programs within the participating units include:

Speed School of Engineering: Departments of Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering and Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.

School of Medicine: Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Microbiology & Immunology, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Physiology & Biophysics, Neurological Surgery

College of Business:Entrepreneurship MBA

School of Dentistry: Oral Biology, Oral Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Molecular, Cell and Craniofacial Biology

Bioengineering

Name Title Office # Phone Email
Bertocci, Gina Prof.; Endowed Chair of Biomechanics Health Science Research Tower 204 (502) 852-0296 Email Gina Bertocci
Bertocci, Karen Frost Assoc. Prof. Health Science Campus, 110 Instructional Building B (502) 852-0279 Email Karen Frost Bertocci
El-Baz, Ayman Prof., Interim Dept. Chair Lutz Hall, Room 444 (502) 852-5092 Email Ayman El-Baz
Frieboes, Hermann B.
Asst. Prof. Lutz Hall, Room 416 (502) 852-3302 Email Hermann Frieboes
Giridharan, Guruprasad Assoc. Prof Lutz Hall, Room 404 (502) 852-2589 Email Guruprasad Giridharan
Keynton, Robert S. Prof., Lutz Endowed Chair of Biomechanical Devices Shumaker Research Building, Room 357 (502) 852-4436 Email Robert Keynton
Koenig, Steve Prof., Endowed Chair of Cardiac Implant Science CII, Room 408 and Lutz Hall, Room 431 (502) 852-7320 Email Steve Koenig
O'Toole, Martin Asst. Prof Lutz Hall, Room 411 (502) 852-4044 Email Martin O'Toole
Roussel, Tommy Asst. Prof Lutz Hall, Room 411 (502) 852-3971 Email Tommy Roussel
Soucy, Kevin Asst. Prof. CII, Room 409, Lutz Hall, Room 419G (502) 852-1891 Email Kevin Soucy
Soucy, Patricia Asst. Prof. Shumaker Research Building, Room 356 (502) 852-1705 Email Patricia Soucy
Steinbach-Rankins, Jill Asst. Prof. Clinical & Translational Research, Rm. 623 502-852-5486 Email Jill Steinbach-Rankins
Voor, Michael Assoc. Prof. Neurological Surgery (502) 852-7067 Email Michael Voor

Bioengineering/Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery

Name Title Office # Phone Email
Koenig, Steve Prof., Endowed Chair of Cardiac Implant Science CII, Room 408 and Lutz Hall, Room 431 (502) 852-7320 Email Steve Koenig
Soucy, Kevin Asst. Prof. CII, Room 409, Lutz Hall, Room 419G (502) 852-1891 Email Kevin Soucy

Entrepreneurship

Name Title Phone Email
Clouse, Van Assoc. Prof.; Endowed Chair, Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship (502) 852-4782 Email Van Clouse

Dental - Oral Immunology & Infectious Disease

Name Title Phone Email
Darling, Doug Prof.; Director, Oral Biology Graduate Program (502) 852-5508 Email Doug Darling
Demuth, Donald Prof.; Assoc. Dean for Research, Oral Microbiology (502) 852-1891 Email Donald Demuth

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Name Title Office # Phone Email
Klinge, Carolyn Prof. Baxter II Building, Room 221E (502) 852-3668 Email Carolyn Klinge
Wang, Eugenia Prof.; Gheens Endowed Chair on Aging Delia Baxter Building, Room 102 (502) 852-2554 Email Eugenia Wang

Cardiovascular Innovation Inst. & Pediatrics

Name Title Phone Email
Keller, Brad Prof.; Vice Chair for Research, Dept. of Pediatrics (502) 852-5809 Email Brad Keller

Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery

Name Title Phone Email
Pantalos, George Prof. (502) 852-4345 Email George Pantalos
Slaughter, Mark Prof. (502) 852-2187 Email Mark Slaughter
Wu, Zhongjun Prof. (502) 852-1351 Email Zhongjun Wu

Chemical Engineering

Name Title Office # Phone Email
Berson, R. Eric Assoc. Prof. Lutz Hall, Room 426 (502) 852-1567 Email Eric Berson
Fried, Joel Prof., Dept. Chair Ernst Hall, Room 111 (502) 852-6350 Email Joel Fried
Fu, Xiaoan Assoc. Prof. Ernst Hall, Room 309 (502) 852-6349 Email Xiaoan Fu
Kang, Kyung A. Prof. Ernst Hall, Room 312 (502) 852-2094 Email Kyung Kang

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Name Title Office # Phone Email
Amini, Amir A. Endowed Chair,
Prof.
Lutz Hall, Room 409 (502) 852-4767 Email Amir Amini
Cohn, Robert W. Prof. John Shumaker Research Bldg., Room 245 (502) 852-7077 Email Robert Cohn
Harnett, Cindy K. Assoc. Prof. John Shumaker Research Bldg., Room 248 (502) 852-0689 Email Cindy Harnett
Naber, John F. Prof. John Shumaker Research Bldg., Room 238 (502) 852-7910 Email John Naber
Walsh, Kevin M. Endowed Prof., Assoc. Dean for Research John Shumaker Research Bldg., Room 234 (502) 852-0826 Email Kevin Walsh

Mechanical Engineering

Name Title Office # Phone Email
Sharp, M. Keith Prof. John Shumaker Research Bldg., Room 358 (502) 852-7280 Email Keith Sharp
Williams, Stuart Asst Prof. Sackett Hall, Room 202A (502) 852-6340 Email Stuart Williams

Medicine and Pharmacology

Name Title Phone Email
Buning, Mary Ellen Asst. Prof.; Director, Assistive Technology Research Center (502) 407-3272 Email Mary Ellen Buning
Behrman, Andrea Prof.; Exec. Director, UL Kosair Charities Center for Pediatric NeuroRecovery (502) 582-7451 Email Andrea Behrman
Harkema, Susan Prof.; Assoc. Scientific Director, UL Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center (502) 582-8060 Email Susan Harkima
Howland, Dena Assoc. Prof. (502) 582-5255 Email Dena Howland
Magnuson, David Endowed Prof., Neurological Surgery, Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology, and Biomedical Engineering (502) 582-6551 Email David Magnuson
Ovechkin, Alex Assoc. Prof. (502) 581-8675 Email Alex Ovechkin
Whittemore, Scott Prof.; Vice Chairman for Research, Dept. of Neurological Surgery, Anatomical Sciences, and Neurobiology (502) 582-8060 Email Scott Whittemore

Physiology & Biophysics

Name Title Phone Email
Irving, Joshua Prof.; Chair, Physiology Email Joshua Irving
James Kang Prof. (502) 852-8677 Email James Kang