Education / Graduate Education / PhD Programs / Neuroscience Graduate Program (NGP) / Our Students / Recent Graduates / Distinguished Alumni Alumni Distinguished Alumni Tracy Callahan, PhD (1999) Community Lab Director at Biogen Idec, Cambridge, MA. Stephanos Kyrkanides DDS, MS, PhD (1999) Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development; Professor & Chairman Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, Stony Brook University Medical Center. Sandra Aamodt, PhD (1994) Editor-in-chief, Nature Neuroscience, co-authored Welcome to Your Brain. Joseph Colombo, PhD (1994) Medical Director and Executive Vice-President at Ansar, Inc., Philadelphia, PA. Mark D. Fitzsimmons, PhD (1989) Associate Editor-in-Chief of Annual Reviews Diane Lawrence, PhD (1989) Associate Director, AIDS Research Program, NIH, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Bethesda, MD. James E. Melvin, DDS, PhD (1987) Former Director, Center for Oral Biology, University of Rochester. Willard Wilson, PhD (1986) Acting Director - Therapy Research at Neurostream Technologies Corporation, Minneapolis, MN. Webster H. Pilcher, MD, PhD (1983) Chair of Neurological Surgery, University of Rochester. Henry Khachaturian, PhD (1981) NIH Extramural Program Policy Officer, and Acting NIH Research Training Officer Joseph B. Martin, MD, PhD (1971) Former Dean, Harvard Faculty of Medicine, Harvard University. Michael Levine, PhD (1970) Chair, Graduate Interdepartmental Ph.D. Program in Neuroscience, Mental Retardation Research Center, University of California at Los Angeles. Karen R. Hitchcock, PhD (1969) Principal (President) and Vice Chancellor, Queens University. Hugo R. Seibel, PhD (1967) Former Associate Dean, Student Activities, Professor Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology. Leslie R. Burrows, PhD (1965) Former President, Retired Faculty Associate (Professor of Dentistry), University of Colorado.