Joint Appointment Faculty

Richard Barohn, MD email link to
University Distinguished Professor (Chair, Neurology), Program Director Heartland Institute, Vice Chancellor for Research

University of Missouri - Kansas City, 1980. Research focuses on myopathies, peripheral neuropathies, and myastenia gravis.

Sandra Billinger, PT, Ph.D., FAHA
Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

William (Bill) Brooks, Ph.D. email link to
Professor Neurology, Director, Hoglund Brain Imaging Center. Brain imaging approaches to CNS disorders, traumatic brain injury and aging.

Jeffrey Burns, MD email link to
Professor (Neurology, Director, Alzheimer and Memory Center & Alzheimer's Disease Clinical Research Program). University of Kansas. Research focuses on brain aging and factors influencing the aging process and the onset of Alzheimer's.

Mark Chertoff, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Hearing & Speech. Ph.D., University of Wisconsin. Electrophysiologic and acoustic measures of auditory nonlinear processes.

In-Young Choi, Ph.D. email link to
Associate Professor, Hoglund Brain Imaging Center. University of Minnesota. Neuroimaging and energy metabolism of the brain in aging and neurodegenerative diseases.

Buddhadeb Dawn, Ph.D.

Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Cardiovascular Division
Animesh Dhar, Ph.D. E-mail Link
Associate Professor, Cancer Biology, KUMC.

Navneet Dhillon, Ph.D. E-mail
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Division

Dan Dixon, Ph.D. E-mail
Associate Professor, Cancer Biology

Tomoo Iwakuma, MD, PhD email link to
Associate Professor, Cancer Biology, Adjunct faculty of Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology

Jill Jacobson, M.D. email link to
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine; Adjunct Professor, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy, University of Miami, 1985. Disorders of growth & puberty, adrenal gland disorders, ambiguous genitalia, hypoglycemia.

Benyi Li, Ph. D. email link to
Associate Professor of Urology, Associate Professor Institute for Reproductive Health and Regenerative Medicine Fukui Medical University of Japan, PhD, 1997. Androgen receptor signaling in prostrate cancer.

Joan Lewis-Wambi, Ph.D
Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology

Joshua Mammen, MD
Assistant Professor, General Surgery, KUMC.

Ajay Nangia, M.B.B.S., FACS  E-mail Image
Associate Professor, Urology Surgery, Associate Professor Institute for Reproductive Health and Regenerative Medicine

Jules Nazzaro, MD
Associate Professor, Neurosurgery

Randolph Nudo, Ph.D. email link to
Professor & Vice Chair of Research, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine;
Director, Landon Center on Aging

Janet Pierce, DSN, ARNP, CCRN email link to
Professor (Nursing). DSN University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1987. Diaphragm fatigue; the effect of dopamine on diaphragm function and the production of reactive oxygen species.

Jeff Radel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy Education

Cary Savage, Ph.D.
Director Center for Health behavior Neuroscience, Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Science

Zhiming Souemail link to
Research Associate Professor, Neurology, Mechanisms of aging, particularly aging-related memory disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease.

Russell H. Swerdlow, MD email link to
Professor (Neurology, Molecular and Integrative Physiology). New York University, 1991. The role of mitochondria in aging and neurodegeneration.

William E. Truog, MD   
Sosland Family Professor of Pediatrics, Section of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri; Attending Physician, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri; Attending Physician, Truman Medical Center West, Kansas City, Missouri. University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 1973. Pulmonary disorders in the newborn, nitric oxide effects in the developing lung. [web site]

Darren Wallace, Ph.D. email link to
Associate Professor Nephrology and Hypertension, Associate Professor The Kidney Institute. University of Kansas, 1998. Renal Physiology and Polycystic kidney disease.

Steven Warren, Ph.D. email link to
Professor ( Applied Behavioral Science, KU, Lawrence; Director Schiefelbucsh Institute for Life Span Studies). University of Kansas, 1977. Early communication development and prevention of mental retardation.

Carl Weiner, MD, MBAemail link to
Professor (Chair, OB/GYN) Associate Director, Institute for Reproductive Health and Regenerative Medicine. Director, Center for the Developmental Origins of Health and Adult Disease.  Drugs in pregnancy, fetal therapy, the effect of chronic hypoxemia on fetal development and hypertension in pregnancy.

Danny Welch, Ph.D. E-mail Image
Professor (Chair, Cancer Biology).

Alan Yu, M.B., B.Chir.  E-Mail Picture
Professor, Director of the Kidney Institute, Professor, Director Nephrology and Hypertension.

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