Graduates

Lee Bairnsfather, Ph.D. (1980) 
Director of Research
EPharmaTech, LLC
Lafayette, Louisiana

Kevin C. Dellsperger, M.D., Ph.D., FACP, FACC (1983)
Professor, Department of Medical Pharmacology 
University of Missouri-Columbia

Christoph von Ritter, MD, Ph.D. (1988) 
Medical Director of the Clinic, Head of Internal Medicine
District Hospital Triamed Prien a. Chiemsee
Germany

Barbara J. Zimmerman, PhD (1990)

Karen Crissinger, MD, Ph.D. (1989) 
Professor, Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology 
University of South Alabama, Mobile.

J Keith. Smith, MD, Ph.D. (1989) 
Professor of Radiology
Vice Chair of Clinical Research
Department of Radiology 
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

T.K. Tamarappoo, Ph.D. (1989)

Kristine Phillips, M.D., Ph.D. (1993) 
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan Health System

Sarah Nelken Jerome, Ph.D. (1995)
Senior Manager
Genentech, Inc.
San Francisco Bay Area

Lipu Kong, MD, Ph.D. (1996) 
Clinical Assistant Professor 
Department of Radiology at LSUHSC-Shreveport

Lianxi Liao, M.D., Ph.D. (1996) 
Cardiologist (Private Practice)
Dallas/Fort Worth

Yan Chen, MD, Ph.D. (1996)
Gastroenterologist
Centerpoint Medical Center
Independence, Missouri

Terry S. Legrand, Ph.D. (1997) 
Instructor
Biological Sciences
Louisiana State University - Shreveport

Christopher Kevil, Ph.D. (1998) 
Professor, Department of Pathology 
LSUHSC-Shreveport

Dwight D. Henninger, Ph.D., D.V.M. (1999) 
Principal Scientist
Ethicon Endo-Surgery
Waynesville, Ohio

Robert Langley, Ph.D. (2000) 
Associate Director, Research Planning & Development Cancer Biology
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Steven Jones, Ph.D. (2002) 
Professor & University Scholar
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, Kentucky

Erin (Pias) Hines, Ph.D. (2002) 
Biologist
Environmental Protection Agency 
Research Triangle Park , NC

Ian Hines, Ph.D. (2002) 
Associate Professor
Deptartment of Nutrition Science
College of Human Ecology
East Carolina University
Greenville, North Carolina

F. Stephen Laroux, Ph.D. (2002) 
Director
Immunology and Inflammatory Diseases
Cequent Pharmaceuticals
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Nathan S. Bryan Ph.D. (2004) 
Adjunct Professor
Baylor College of Medicine
University of Texas Health Sciences Center 
Houston, Texas

Catherine B. Dayton, Ph.D. (2004) 
Director of Admissions 
Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
Camden, New Jersey

Katherine C. Wood, Ph.D. (2006)
Scientific Research Consultant
DKDore, LLC
New Orleans, Louisiana

Dmitry Ostanin, Ph.D. (2006)
Senior Research Investigator
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Lawrenceville, New Jersey

April C. Carpenter - Elrod, Ph.D. (2007)
Assistant Professor - Health & Exercise Physiology
Ursinus College
Collegeville, Pennsylvania

John W. Langston, Ph.D. (2008)
Scientist II
Faraday Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Seattle, Washington

William S. Wright , Ph.D. (2009)
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Basic Medical Sciences
University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Greenville, South Carolina

Gokhan Yilmaz, M.D., Ph.D.(2010)
The City College of New York
New York, New York

Douglas Wright, Ph.D.(2010)
Assistant Professor
Jefferson College of Health Sciences
Roanoke, Virginia

John Chidlow, Ph.D. (2010)
CEO
Innolyzer
Shreveport, Louisiana

Kimberly Holloway, Ph.D. (2011)
Assistant Laboratory Director
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

Fridrik Karlsson, Ph.D. (2011)
Principal Scientist
Pfizer
Boston, Massachusetts

Iurii Koboziev, Ph.D. (2012)
Post-doctoral Fellow
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, Texas

Isaac Downs, Ph.D. (2012)
ORISE Health Scientist Fellow
Center of Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, Georgia

Mahhurima Saxena, Ph.D. (2014)
Research Fellow
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Jerry Brunson, Ph.D. (2015)
Instructor
Northwestern State University
Department of Biological & Physical Sciences
Natchitoches, Louisiana

Mahmoud Al-Kofahi, Ph.D. (2016)
Post-doctoral Fellow
Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology
University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy
Minneapolis, Minnesota