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Alumni - Where Are They Now?

Attention Alumni - Please contact Christine Gramza with any updated information.

Below are a listing of graduate students with current positions

2017 Graduates

Khatera Rahmani, Ph.D.

Sr. Regulatory Affairs Specialist/Risk Assessor/Toxicologist at Conagra Brand Foods in Chicago, IL

Carolyn Klocke, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate at the University of Rochester

Claire McCarthy, Ph.D.

Health Communications Intern at the National Cancer Institute

Jennifer Judge, Ph.D. 

IRACDA Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Michigan

Shannon Lacy, DVM, MPH, MS, DACVPM, DACVP, Ph.D.

Chief, Pathology Division at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research

2016 Graduates

Emily Resseguie, Ph.D.

Study Director at Envigo

Amanda Croasdell, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate at URMC

2015 Graduates

Sage Begolly, Ph.D.

Toxicologist, Dow Chemical Company

John A. Bennett, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow with Charlie Lowenstein, PhD in the Dept of Medicine M&D-Cardiology Div, University of Rochester

Katherine Ringo, Ph.D.

Considering career options

2014 Graduates

Sadie Gorman, Ph.D.

Pursuing an academic position

Allison Greminger, Ph.D.

Toxicologist/ExxonMobil Biomedical Sciences

Bethany Winans, Ph.D.

Health Scientist/ChemRisk

2013 Graduates

Joshua Allen, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor/University of Rochester

Brittany (Serke) Baisch, Ph.D.

Toxicologist/Sun Products Inc.

Eric Beier, Ph.D.

Toxicologist at the Food and Drug Administration

Bradley Buczynski, Ph.D.

Staff Toxicologist at Charles River Laboratories

Daniel Dever, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow/Stanford University

John Lapek, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow/University of California at San Diego

David McMillan, Ph.D.

Toxicologist at the Food and Drug Administration

2012 Graduates

Melissa Badding, Ph.D.


Whitney Christian, Ph.D.

Sr. Toxicologist/Medtronic

Joseph Frasca, Ph.D.

Sr. Toxicologist/ExxonMobil Biomedical Sciences

Casey Manning, Ph.D.

Health Scientist/Cardno ChemRisk

Chia Thach, Ph.D.

Chemist, Abbott Laboratories

2011 Graduates

Fanny Casado-Pena, Ph.D.

Professor and Research Coordinator at Pontifica Universidad Catolica del Peru

Jon Holz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor/D’youville College

Hsien Ming Kung, Ph.D.

Sr. Toxicologist/ExxonMobil Biomedical Sciences

Sarah Latchney, Ph.D.

Postdoc with the Rochester Partnership for Research and Academic Career Training of Deaf Postdoctoral Scholars

Michael Madejczyk, Ph.D.

ORISE Postdoctoral Fellow/US Army Center for Environmental Health Research

Jennifer (Head) Wheeler, Ph.D.

Scientist/Bristol-Myers Squibb

2010 Graduates

David Adenuga, Ph.D.

Advanced. Toxicologist/ExxonMobil Biomedical Sciences

Samuel Caito, Ph.D.

Staff Scientist/University of Rochester

2009 Graduates

Jamie (O’Brien) Bernard, Ph.D.

Asst Professor/University of Michigan

Xianglu Han, Ph.D.

Scientific Program Manager/ILSI Research Foundation

Brent Kobielush, Ph.D.

U.S. Regulatory Affairs Manager/Cargill Inc.

Sara (Saperstein) Sebag, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow/Vanderbilt University

Zhengyu Yin, Ph.D.


2008 Graduates

Heather Ferguson, Ph.D.

Manager of Regulatory Affairs/Abbott Laboratories

Na Li, Ph.D.

Pharmacist at the University of Rochester

2007 Graduates

Julian Castaneda, Ph.D.

Veterinary and Facility Director/U of California, San Francisco

Sean Gehen, Ph.D.

Sr. Toxicologist/Dow Agro Sciences

Rosemarie Marchan, Ph.D.

Scientist/Leibniz Research Center, Germany

John Norman, Ph.D.

Associate Toxicologist/ExxonMobil

Erik Rushton, Ph.D.

Senior Toxicologist/LyondellBasell Corp., The Netherlands

Peter Vitiello, Ph.D.

Research Scientist/Sanford Health, Sioux Falls, SD

Zhihui Zhong, Ph.D.

Assoc. Professor/Sichuan University West China Hospital

2006 Graduates

David Farrer, Ph.D.

Public Health Toxicologist/Oregon Office of Public Health

Carissa Filbrandt-Childs, Ph.D.

Attorney at Law/LeClairRyan

Geniece Lehmann, Ph.D.

Toxicologist/U.S. EPA

Yu Agnes Luo, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow/National Institute of Health

Elizabeth Ryan, Ph.D.

Asst. Professor/Colorado State University

Tara (Arndt) Wenger, M.D., Ph.D.

Asst Professor of Pediatrics/Seattle Children's Hospital

2005 Graduates

Donna Wai Ling Lee, Ph.D.

Assoc. Scientist/Genetech Inc.

David Lehmann, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator/U.S. EPA

Pheona Radcliffe, Ph.D.

Sr. Assoc. Scientist/Mondelez International

Jason Roper, Ph.D.

Sr. Research Toxicologist/Dupont Haskell Global Center

Madhuri Singal, Ph.D.

Manager/Respiratory Sciences, Res. Inst. For Fragrance Materials

Mary Williamson, Ph.D.

VP of Scientific Affairs & Laboratory Operations/ACM Global Central Labs