Graduate Program Faculty
Kristen Peek, Ph.D. - Graduate Program Director; Degree Program Director, Population Health Sciences
Christine Arcari, Ph.D., MPH - Degree Program Director, Public Health
Karl Anderson, M.D. - Degree Program Director, Clinical Science
Ken Ottenbacher, Ph.D. – Degree Program Director, Rehabilitation Sciences
FACULTY Department of Preventive Medicine & Community Health
Karl E. Anderson, M.D.
Christine Arcari, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Jacques Baillargeon, Ph.D.
Harvey Bunce III, Ph.D.
Richard M. Carroll, Ph.D.
Sharon Petronella Croisant, Ph.D.
Melanie de Boer, Ph.D.
John J. Fraser, M.D., J.D., M.P.H.
Daniel H. Freeman, Jr., Ph.D.
Jean Freeman, Ph.D.
Kristopher Jennings, Ph.D.
Richard T. Jennings, M.D.
Hyunsu Ju, Ph.D.
Lee-Jane Lu, Ph.D.
Kyriakos S. Markides, Ph.D.
M. Kristen Peek, Ph.D.
VM Ramanujam, Ph.D.
Laura L. Rudkin, Ph.D.
Harold H. Sandstead, M.D. (Professor Emeritus)
Heidi Spratt, Ph.D.
Alai Tan, Ph.D.
James Vanderploeg, M.D., Ph.D.
Susan C. Weller, Ph.D.
Rebecca Wong, Ph.D.
Other UTMB Departments & Schools
Sherif Abdel-Rahman, Ph.D. (Obstetrics & Gynecology-Maternal-Fetal Medicine)
Beatriz Abreu, Ph.D. (School of Health Professions-Occupational Therapy)
Bill T. Ameredes, Ph.D. (Internal Medicine-Pulmonary)
Cassandra Arceneaux, M.D., M.P.H. (Family Medicine)
Christine Baker, Ed.D. (School of Health Professions-Physical Therapy)
Ivonne Berges, Ph.D. (School of Health Professions-Rehabilitation Sciences)
Sheryl Bishop, Ph.D. (School of Nursing-Research & Evaluation)
Elisabet Borsheim, Ph.D. (Surgery-Burn Metabolism)
William L. Buford, Jr., Ph.D. (Orthopedic Surgery)
Russ Carmical, Ph.D. (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology)
Tasnee Chonmaitree, M.D. (Pediatrics-Infectious Disease)
Catherine Cooksley, Dr. P.H. (Sealy Center on Aging)
Karl Eschbach, Ph.D. (Internal Medicine-Geriatrics)
Steven Fisher, Ph.D. (School of Health Professions – Physical Therapy)
Vicki Freeman, Ph.D. (School of Health Professions-Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
James S. Goodwin, M.D. (Internal Medicine-Geriatrics)
James Graham, Ph.D. (School of Health Professions-Rehabilitation Sciences)
Danny O. Jacobs, M.D, M.P.H. (Surgery - General Surgery)
Yong-fang Kuo, Ph.D. (Internal Medicine-Geriatrics)
James LeDuc, Ph.D. (Microbiology & Immunology)
Roger Marion, Ph.D. (Professor Emeritus, School of Health Professions)
C. Glenn Mayhall, M.D. (Internal Medicine-Infectious Disease)
Kurt Mossberg, Ph.D. (School of Health Professions-Physical Therapy)
Bruce R. Niebuhr, Ph.D. (School of Health Professions-Physician Assistant Studies)
Alexandra Nolen, Ph.D., M.P.H. (Health Policy & Legislative Affairs)
Glenn Ostir, Ph.D. (Internal Medicine-Geriatrics)
Kenneth J. Ottenbacher, Ph.D. (School of Health Professions-Rehabilitation Sciences)
Douglas Paddon-Jones, Ph.D. (School of Health Professions-Physical Therapy)
Elizabeth Protas, Ph.D. (School of Health Professions-Dean)
Blake B. Rasmussen, Ph.D. (School of Health Professions-Physical Therapy)
Taylor Riall, M.D., Ph.D. (Surgery-General Surgery)
Kristin Sheffield, Ph.D. (Surgery - General Surgery)
Labros Sidossis, Ph.D. (Internal Medicine – Geriatrics)
Kirk Smith, M.D., Ph.D. (Internal Medicine-Endocrinology)
Oscar Suman, Ph.D. (Surgery - Burns)
Marinel Ammenheuser, Ph.D. (Retired, UTMB)
Jeffrey R. Davis, M.D. (NASA)
Harlan "Mark" Guidry, M.D., M.P.H. (Galveston County Health District)
Clarence A. Jernigan, M.D. (Retired, UTMB)
Kristy Murray, D.V.M., Ph.D. (University of Texas School of Public Health-Houston)
Jonathan B. Ward, Jr., Ph.D. (Retired, UTMB)
Gregg Wilkinson, Ph.D. (Retired, UTMB)
Dana Wiltz-Beckham, D.V.M. (Galveston County Health District)
Kevin Wooten, Ph.D. (University of Houston-Clear Lake)