NCI Cancer Education Program Faculty Mentors

Faculty MentorRankEmailDepartmentStudents Mentored/Year
Nicolás Ajkay, MDAssistant Professor

nicolas.ajkay@louisville.edu

Surgery
  • 2016: Megan Mercer
Demetria Antimisiaris, PharmD, CGPAssociate Professordeanti01@louisville.eduHealth Management Systems and Systems Sciences
  • 2016: Zahara Gully
  • 2017: William Berry
Farrukh Aqil, PhDAssistant Professorfarrukh.aqil@louisville.eduMedicine
Gavin E. Arteel, PhDProfessor(No longer available)Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • 2013: Lauren Poole
  • 2014: Christine Dolin
  • 2017: Brandon Nguyen-Ho    
Mayukh Banerjee, PhDAssistant Professormayukh.banerjee@louisville.eduPharmacology & Toxicology
Shirish Barve, PhDProfessorssbarv01@louisville.eduMedicine
  • 2014: Harold Ghooray
  • 2018:  Alisha Deshmukh
Paula J. Bates, PhDProfessorpjbate01@louisville.eduMedicine
  • 2013: Matthew Forsthoefel
  • 2013: Danial Malik
  • 2016: Parker Howard
  • 2016: Seth Sereff
  • 2017: Megan Peterson
  • 2019: Grace Lian
  • 2021:  Noela Botaka
Kathy B. Baumgarter, PhDProfessorkbbaum01@louisville.eduEpidemiology & Population Sciences
  • 2016: Adaline Heitz
Richard N. Baumgartner, PhDProfessorrnbaum01@louisville.eduEpidemiology & Population Sciences
  • 2016: Delvon Mattingly
  • 2017: Savannah Vowels
  • 2018: Delana Gilkey
Juliane I. Beier, PhDAssistant Professor(No longer available)Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • 2014: Adrienne Bushau
  • 2015: Brenna Kaelin
  • 2015: Heegook Yeo
  • 2017:  Austin Krueger
Levi J. Beverly, PhDAssociate Professorljbeve01@louisville.eduMedicine
  • 2012: Gretchen Holz
  • 2012: Jara Vega Velez
  • 2013: Sean Shannon
  • 2013: Amy Song
  • 2014: Amy Song
  • 2014: Dexter Weeks
  • 2015: Marisa Bohn
  • 2015: Cody Sheffield
  • 2016: Corey Ketchem
  • 2017:  Rain Dunaway
  • 2018:  Damion Davis
  • 2018:  Charmi Shah
  • 2019: Kelly Feng
  • 2019:  Alborz Kalantar
  • 2021:  Rachel Eckert
Haribabu Bodduluri, PhDProfessorh0bodd01@louisville.eduMicrobiology & Immunology
  • 2013: Taylor Hermann
  • 2016:  Emma Adkins
  • 2018: Manting Xu
Stephanie D. Boone, PhDAssistant ProfessorEpidemiology & Population Sciences

 

Elizabeth D. (Lush) Cash, PhDAssistant Professoredlush01@louisville.eduOtolarygnology & Communicative Disorders
  • 2015: Abbigail Pace
  • 2016: Kaitlyn Adkisson
  • 2018: Lexina Patel
Brian P. Ceresa, PhDProfessorbpcere01@louisville.eduPharmacology & Toxicology
  • 2013: Tejas Sangoi
  • 2014: Tejas Sangoi
  • 2014:  Adrienne Voelker
  • 2015:  Hailey Griffey
  • 2019:  Kate Tarvestad
Joseph Chen, PhDAssistant ProfessorBioengineering
Shao-yu Chen, PhDProfessor

s0chen23@louisville.edu

Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • 2018: Yue Zhang
Jason A. Chesney, MD, PhDProfessorjaches03@louisville.eduMedicine
  • 2013: Adam Morrison
  • 2014: Conor O'Neill
  • 2014: Govind Warrier
  • 2015: Andrew Bratton
Geoffrey J. Clark, PhDProfessorgjclar01@louisville.eduPharmacology & Toxicology
  • 2014: Michael Mannen
  • 2015: Desmond Stewart
  • 2016: Ashley Gleaton
  • 2017:  Manuela Botaka
  • 2018: Evgeniya Molotkova
  • 2019: Destine Ede
  • 2021:  AJ Hawes
Brian F. Clem, PhDAssociate Professorbfclem01@louisville.eduBiochemistry & Molecular Genetics
  • 2015: Sarah Duff
  • 2016: Yomna Amer
  • 2016: Charles Castaneda
  • 2017:  Joshua Julian
  • 2019: Conner Slone
  • 2021:  Haseeb Tariq
Chendil Damodaran, PhDAssociate Professor(no longer available)Urology
  • 2018: Cibi Sripathi
Douglas S. Darling, PhDProfessor(no longer available)Oral Immunology & Infectious Diseases
  • 2012: McKinley Soult
  • 2015: Chukwuka Okafor
Keith Davis, PhDProfessor(No longer available)Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • 2013: Matthew Bieneck
Douglas C. Dean, PhDProfessordcdean01@louisville.eduOphthalmology & Visual Sciences
  • 2012: Laurie Conrad
Anthony E. Dragun, MDAssociate Professor(No longer available)Radiation Oncology
  • 2012: Allison Hunter
Neal E. Dunlap, MDAssociate Professor

nedunl01@louisville.edu

Radiation Oncology
  • 2016: Nazeer Shaikh
  • 2017:  Meredith Balbach
John W. Eaton, PhDProfessorEatonRedox@aol.comMedicine
  • 2012: James Bradley
  • 2013: James Bradley
  • 2015:  Phillip Burkhardt
Michael E. Egger, MDAssistant ProfessorSurgery
  • 2018: Manasa Sunkara
  • 2019:  Manasa Sunkara
  • 2019:  Philip Lindsey
  • 2021:  Clarissa Bielema
Nejat K. Egilmez, PhDProfessorn0egil01@louisville.eduMicrobiology & Immunology
  • 2018: Asim Mohiuddin
C. Tyler Ellis, M.D.Instructor

clayton.ellis@louisville.edu

Surgery
  • 2021:  Madison Petersen
Teresa W-M. Fan, PhDProfessor(No longer available)Chemistry
  • 2012: Sabrina Schatzman
Wenke Feng, PhDAssociate Professor

 

Medicine
  • 2021:  Jenny Chen
G.R. Fernandez-Botran, PhDAssociate Professorgrfern01@louisville.eduPathology & Laboratory Medicine
Jonathan H. Freedman, PhDProfessor

jonathan.freedman@louisville.edu

Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • 2016: Sophia Sears
  • 2018: Brittani D'Angelo
Hermann B. Frieboes, PhDAssociate
Professor
hbfrie01@louisville.eduBioengineering
Joshua L. Fuqua, PhDAssistant ProfessorPharmacology & Toxicology
  • 2021:  Julia Corman 
Sean Fu, PhDAssociate ProfessorChemical Engineering
  • 2019: Tristan Crady
Susan Galandiuk, MDProfessors0gala01@louisville.eduSurgery
  • 2013: Vanessa States
  • 2013: Benjamin Turner
  • 2014: Alex Myers
  • 2014: Henry Roberts
  • 2015: Bailey Nelson
  • 2015: Henry Roberts
  • 2015: Vanessa States
  • 2016: Kayla Feagins
  • 2017: Vince Stephen
  • 2018: Campbell Bishop
  • 2019:  James Burton
  • 2019:  Ajay Patel
  • 2019:  Ankur Patel
  • 2019:  Andre Rochet
  • 2021:  Casey Fiechter
  • 2021:  Mary Parks
NIchola C. Garbett, PhDAssistant Professorn0garb01@louisville.eduMedicine
  • 2014: Mary Hatch
  • 2017: Taylor Nguyen
Jorge G. Gomez-Gutierrez, PhDAssistant Professor(no longer available)Surgery
  • 2013: Jonathan Nitz
  • 2014: Eric Reidinger
  • 2015: Rigoberto Perez
  • 2017:  Roxana Gonzalez-Ramos
  • 2018: Alana Gipson
Haixun GuoAssistant ProfessorRadiology
  • 2018: Caleb Bridgwater
  • 2019:  Sydney Fischer
Ramesh C. Gupta, PhDProfessorr0gupt02@louisville.eduPharmacology & Toxicology
  • 2012: Jennifer Siow
  • 2013: Cameron Campbell
  • 2014: Kendall Huddleston
  • 2018:  Cady Barbour
  • 2019:  Stacy Henley
David W. Hein, PhDProfessord.hein@louisville.eduPharmacology & Toxicology
  • 2012: Samantha Carlisle
  • 2012: Nicole Jackson
  • 2013: Neil Bodduluri
  • 2014: Aditya Barve
  • 2015: Maggie Chang
  • 2016: Madison Furnish
  • 2017: Cecily Allen
  • 2017: Jonathan Gardner
  • 2018: Paige Mitchell
  • 2019: Daniel Hodge
  • 2019: Andrew Ray
  • 2021:  Afi Tagnedji
Carla P. Hermann, PhD, RNProfessor

carla.hermann@louisville.edu

Nursing Research
Kyung U. Hong, Ph.D.Assistant Professor

kyung.hong@louisville.edu

Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • 2021:   Afi Tagnedji
Joshua L. Hood, MD, PhDAssistant Professor

j0hood02@louisville.edu

Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • 2015: Thomas Noel
  • 2016:  Mary Ann Smith
  • 2018: Jeremy Jones
  • 2019:  Jeremy Jones
  • 2019:  Mackenzie Burroughs
  • 2021:  Luke Schroeder
Luz Huntington-Moskos, PhD, RN, CPNAssistant Professorluz.huntingtonmoskos@louisville.eduNursing Education
Sham S. Kakar, PhDProfessorsskaka01@louisville.eduPhysiology
  • 2014: Addison Bray
  • 2015: Jenna Chong
Karen Kayser, MSW, PhDProfessork0kays02@louisville.eduSocial Work
  • 2014:  Ariel Washington
La Creis R. Kidd, PhD, MPHAssociate Professorlrkidd01@louisville.eduPharmacology & Toxicology
  • 2012: April Aloway
  • 2012: Divine-Favor Anene
  • 2012: Praise Anene
  • 2012: Christina Hickey
  • 2013: Jonathan Lindner
  • 2014: Angelica Ronke-Hervey
  • 2015: Thomas Packer
  • 2016: Christian Bradley
  • 2016: Tiana Martin
  • 2018: Fadumo Abdullahi
  • 2018: Dara McDougal
  • 2019: Chidum Okeke
  • 2021:  DeAsia King
Suzanne King, Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorOtolaryngology & Communicative Disorders
  • 2021: Evan Greenwell
  • 2021:  Nada Kaissieh
Carolyn M. Klinge, PhDProfessorcmklin01@louisville.eduBiochemistry & Molecular Genetics
  • 2014: David Patterson
  • 2021: Claire Poulton
Goetz H. Kloecker, MD, MSPHAssociate Professorghkloe01@exchange.louisville.eduMedicine
  • 2016:  Matthew Ullum
J. Calvin Kouokam PhDAssistant Professor

Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • 2021:  Eric Brian
Richard J. Lamont, PhDProfessorrich.lamont@louisville.eduOral Immunology & Infectious Diseases
  • 2015: Rakesh Gadde
  • 2016: Zachary Fitzsimonds
  • 2016: Saira Ahmed
  • 2017:  Ankur Patel
  • 2019: Steven Chapman
Andrew N. Lane, PhDProfessor(No longer available)Medicine
  • 2013: Connor Kinslow
Donghan Lee, PhDAssociate Professordonghan.lee@louisville.eduMedicine
  •  2019: Alicia Brinegar
Eleanor D. Lederer, MDProfessor(no longer available)Medicine
  • 2016: Alex Palumbo
Norman L. Lehman, MD, PhDProfessorPathology and Laboratory Medicine
  • 2018:  Kendall Smith
  • 2019:  Claire Feller
  • 2019:  Andrew Hey
Carrie A. Lenneman, MDAssistant Professorcageis01@louisville.eduMedicine
  • 2014: Danielle Berera
Bing Li, PhDAssistant Professorb0li0004@louisville.eduMicrobiology & Immunology

 

Chi Li, PhDAssociate Professorc0li0006@louisville.eduMedicine
  • 2014: Jaison John
  • 2015: Nicole Stivers
  • 2016: Kyle Bilyeu
  • 2018:  Lloyd Bartley
Yan Li, MD, PhDAssociate Professor

yan.li@louisville.edu

Surgery
  •  2019: Steven Nguyen-Ho
Yong Li, PhDAssociate Professor(no longer available)Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics
  • 2012: Noura Estephane
Tariq MalikAssistant Professor(no longer available)Medicine
  • 2017:  Ajay Patel
Robert C. Martin, MD, PhDProfessorrcmart03@louisville.eduSurgery
  • 2012: Ryan Anderson
  • 2012: Nicolas Burnett
  • 2012: Vanessa States
  • 2013: Elizabeth Bruenderman
  • 2013: Alan North
  • 2013: John Wehry
  • 2014: Thomas Brenzel
  • 2014: Travis Spaulding
  • 2015: Logan Bond
  • 2015: Rachel O'Connor
  • 2015: Preston Simmons
  • 2016: McKenzie Grant
  • 2016: Kevin Jacob
  • 2016: Wesley Field
  • 2017:  Ryan Bailer
  • 2017:  Matthew Kelecy
  • 2017:  Emily Martin
  • 2018: Talaijha Haynes
  • 2018: Zachary Pulliam
  • 2018: Daniel Zetter
  • 2019:  Toni Carter
  • 2019:  Bryce Marshall
  • 2019:  Khaheel Wilson
  • 2021:  Jaleyea Foster
  • 2021:  Azzam Malkawi
  • 2021:  Eric Shoen
Nobuyuki Matoba, PhDProfessorn0mato01@louisville.eduPharmacology & Toxicology
  • 2014: Bailey Nelson
  • 2019:  Meenakshi Pattabiraman
  • 2021:  Katarina Mayer
Craig J. McClain, MDProfessorcjmccl01@louisville.eduMedicine
  • 2018:  Erica Daly
Kelly M. McMasters, MD, PhDProfessorkmmcma01@louisville.eduSurgery
  • 2012: Daniel Kmetz
  • 2013: Samantha Barry
  • 2013: Matthew Zeiderman
  • 2014: Deepa Patel
  • 2015: Nicholas Kemper
  • 2015: Jingjing Xiao
  • 2017:  Logan Carney
  • 2019:  Derek Menefee
Lacey R. McNally, PhDAssistant Professor(no longer available)Medicine
  • 2012: Brett Farmer
  • 2013: Tess Dupre
  • 2013: David Picklesimer
  • 2014: Chris Ullum
  • 2014: Dillon Pender
  • 2015: Matthew Neal
  • 2015: Alexander Sobolev
  • 2016: Phillip Chuong
  • 2016: Benjamin Fouts
Donald M. Miller, MD, PhDProfessordmmill01@louisville.eduMedicine
  • 2016: Segen Tella
Robert A. Mitchell, PhDProfessorramitc04@louisville.eduSurgery
  • 2018: Devin Frisby
Hunter N. Moseley, PhDAssistant Professor(No longer available)Chemistry
  • 2012: Joshua Mitchell
  • 2013: Joshua Mitchell
Kenneth Palmer, PhDProfessorkepalm02@louisville.eduPharmacology & Toxicology
Mark P. Pfeiffer, MDProfessormppfei01@louisville.eduMedicine
Hiram C. Polk, Jr., MDProfessor Emeritus

Surgery
  • 2017:  Breanna Walker
Barbara J. Polivka, PhD, RNProfessor

(No longer available)

Nursing Research
  • 2016:  Adayshia Haddock-Pitt
  • 2017:  Noela Botaka
Melissa Hite Potts, MDAssistant Professor

Diagnostic Radiology
  • 2018: Evan Delfino
  • 2019:  Haley Moss
  • 2019:  Ayana Wilson
Shesh Rai, PhDProfessorshesh.rai@louisville.eduBioinformatics & Biostatistics
  • 2019: Onajia Stubblefield
Mariusz Z. Ratajczak, MD, PhDProfessor

mzrata01@louisville.edu

Medicine
  • 2016:  Paula Stepp
Rebecca A. Redman, MDAssistant Professorraredm01@louisville.eduMedicine
  • 2012: Callie Linden
  • 2015: Erica Holland
S. Lee Ridner, PhD, FNP-BCAssociate Professorlee.ridner@louisville.eduNursing Education
Elizabeth C. Riley, MDAssociate Professoreacarl01@louisville.eduMedicine
  • 2014: Sarah Mudra
  • 2019:  Sarah Mudra
Jesse Roman, MDProfessor(No longer available)Medicine
  • 2013: Matthew Cook
  • 2015:  Aneesha Carter
Chad Samuelson, PhDAssistant Professorchad.samuelson@louisville.eduAnatomical Sciences & Neurobiology
  • 2017:  Brenda Dzaringa

David Samuelson, PhD

Associate Professordjsamu01@louisville.eduBiochemistry & Molecular Genetics
  • 2015: Thomas Gordon III
  • 2017:  Sarah McQuaide
Uma Sankar, PhDAssistant Professor(No longer available)Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • 2012: Lauren Strait
Tara J Schapmire, PhD, MSSWAssistant Professortjsmit04@louisville.eduMedicine
David A. Scott, PhDProfessordascot07@louisville.eduOral Immunology & Infectious Diseases
  • 2012: Harrison Black
  • 2013: Harrison Black
  • 2015: Maya McFrazier
Sandra Sephton, PhDAssociate Professorseseph01@louisville.eduPsychological & Brain Sciences
  • 2014: Thomas Packer
  • 2015: Christina Leonhardt-Albert
  • 2016: Olivia Fields
  • 2019:  Alyssa Kabithe
Leah Siskind, PhDProfessorleah.siskind@louisville.eduPharmacology & Toxicology
    • 2014: Cameron Conway
    • 2015: Alexandra Kiefer
    • 2017: Gabrielle Oropilla
    • 2018: Olivia Jacobs
    • 2018: Kennedy Walls
    • 2019: Sara Hanna
    • 2021: Oscar Diaz
    • 2021:  Joanna Feng
    Haval Shirwan, PhDProfessor (no longer available)Microbiology & Immunology
    • 2018: Jenci Hawthorne
    Zhao-hui (Joe) Song, PhDProfessorz0song01@louisville.eduPharmacology & Toxicology
    • 2014: Alyssa Laun
    • 2015: Alyssa Laun
    • 2017: Kevin Brown
    • 2018: Cyrus Khalily
    • 2019:  Max Duff
    • 2021:  Jenna Tinnell
    J. Christopher States, PhDProfessorjcstates@louisville.eduPharmacology & Toxicology
    • 2012: Douglas Saforo
    • 2013: Douglas Saforo
    • 2014: James Stewart
    • 2015: Karen Udoh
    • 2017:  Monzolesso Bagah-Kognagba
    • 2019:  Nicole Sparling
    • 2021:  Jonathan Bastick
    • 2021:  Lakyn McCaffrey
    • 2021:  Max Rogers
    • 2021:  William Frye
    Mary Elaine Stauble, MDAssociate Professortstasc01@louisville.eduObstetrics, Gynecology, & Women's Health
    •  2017:  Elizabeth Martinez-Hernandez
    Jill M. Steinbach-Rankins, PhDAssociate Professorjmstei01@louisville.eduBioengineering
    • 2014: Lee Sims
    • 2015: Justin Heidel
    • 2015: Lee Sims
    • 2016: Maya Huss
    • 2018: Keegan Curry
    • 2018: Stephen Winter
    • 2019:  Stephen Winter
    • 2019:  Samuel Bochorst
    Sucheta Telang, MDAssistant Professors0tela01@louisville.eduMedicine & Pediatrics
    • 2014: Lindsey Wattley
    • 2017: Meranda Hinds
    • 2018: Sherrika Howell
    • 2018: Evan Meiman
    • 2019:  Evan Meiman
    • 2019:  Jala Beasley-Williams
    • 2021:  Nada Elgousi
    John O. Trent, PhDProfessorjotren01@louisville.eduMedicine
    • 2012: John Gettelfinger
    • 2013: Nicholas Siow
    • 2018: Sara Frigui
    • 2021: Dietrich Sears
    Banrida Wahlang, PhDClinical Instructorbanrida.wahlang@louisville.eduMedicine
    • 2021:  Zayna Qaissi
    John Wise Sr., PhDProfessorjpwise07@louisville.eduPharmacology & Toxicology
    • 2017: Devin McBride
    • 2018: Mariah Geisen
    • 2018:  Corey Ziemba
    • 2019:  Roman Iskov
    • 2019:  Hannah Jaggers
    • 2021:  Catherine Doyle
    Kavitha Yaddanapudi, PhDAssociate Professorkavitha.yaddanapudi@louisville.eduSurgery
    • 2021:  Yuqing Deng
    James Wittliff, PhDProfessor(no longer available)Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics
    • 2012: Adrienne Bushau
    • 2013: Sean Butterbaugh
    Jun Yan, MD, PhD Professorjun.yan@louisville.eduSurgery
    • 2016: Josephine Kim
    • 2018: Alexandra Wright
    Hong-Ge Zhang, MD, PhDProfessorh0zhan17@louisville.eduMicrobiology & Immunology
    Heshan Sam Zhou, PhDAssociate Professorhszhou01@louisville.eduSurgery
    • 2014: Harry Gao
    • 2017:  Sean O'Leary