Joint Appointment Faculty

Shrikant Anant, Ph.D.
Professor of Surgery, Vice Chair of Surgery Research

Richard Barohn, MD
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
Associate Professor, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, Interim Associate Dean for Research

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

Jeffrey Burns, MD, M.S.
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.
Professor, Hearing & Speech. Ph.D., University of Wisconsin. Electrophysiologic and acoustic measures of auditory nonlinear processes.

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

Buddhadeb Dawn, MD
Professor, Medicine, Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Cardiovascular Division, Midwest Stem Cell Therapy Center

Animesh Dhar, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Cancer Biology, KUMC.

Navneet Dhillon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Division

Dan Dixon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Cancer Biology

Shawn Frost, Ph.D. 
Research Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Medicine

Tomoo Iwakuma, MD, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Cancer Biology, Adjunct faculty of Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology

Jill Jacobson, M.D.  
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, MD, Ph.D.
Professor of Urology, Director of Basic Science Research, Associate Professor Institute for Reproductive Health and Regenerative Medicine Fukui Medical University of Japan, PhD, 1997. Androgen receptor signaling in prostate cancer.

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

Joshua Mammen, MD
Associate Professor, General Surgery, KUMC, Vice Chair of Surgery, Associate Program Director of General Surgery Residency

Ajay Nangia, M.B.B.S., FACS
Professor, Urology Surgery, Associate Professor Institute for Reproductive Health and Regenerative Medicine, Associate Program Director for Urology Residency Training

Jules Nazzaro, MD
Associate Professor, Program Director, Vice Chair of Education, Neurosurgery

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

Janet Pierce, Ph.D., ARNP, CCRN
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, Interim Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs

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

William (Zhiming) Sou, MD
Research Associate Professor, Neurology, Mechanisms of aging, particularly aging-related memory disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease.

Russell H. Swerdlow, MD
Professor (Neurology, Molecular and Integrative Physiology), Director of Alzheimer's Disease Center. New York University, 1991. The role of mitochondria in aging and neurodegeneration.

Shahid Umar, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery, Director of Gastrointestinal Research 

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

Steven Warren, Ph.D.
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, MBA
Professor, Chair Associate Director, 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.
Professor (Chair, Cancer Biology).

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

Last modified: Oct 17, 2016