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DeBakey Scholars Program Faculty Mentors

Lydia Bazzano, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Diane Blake, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Co-Director, Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences, Tulane Cancer Center Contributing Member

Research Assistant Professor
Pierre Buekens, MD, PhD
Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
W.H. Watkins Professor and Dean, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Matthew E. Burow, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Tulane Cancer Center Program Member

Bridgette Collins-Burow, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Srikanta Dash, PhD
Professor of Pathology
Director of Hepatitis Research Laboratory

Alison Denham, D.Phil.
Associate Professor in Philosophy
Andrei V. Derbenev, PhD
Associate Professor
Stacy Drury, MD, PhD
Remigio Gonzalez MD Endowed Professorship of Child Psychiatry
Associate Professor, Psychiatry; Vice Chair of Research, Department of Pediatrics

Aaron Dumont, MD, MBA, FACS, FAHA, FAANS
Associate Dean & Vice President of Health System Clinical Affairs
Charles B. Wilson Professor & Chair of Neurosurgery

Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Jane B. Aron Professor
Mentoring Faculty, Biochemisty & Molecular Biology

Erik K. Flemington, PhD
Professor of Pathology
Zimmerman Professor of Cancer Research

Vivian Fonseca, MD
Assistant Dean for Clinical Research
Chief, Endocrinology, Professor of Medicine, Tullis-Tulane Alumni Chair in Diabetes

Tulane Medical Center, UMC, & VAMC
Professor and Chairman, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology

Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Medical Student Clerkship Director

Jeffery M. Gimble, M.D., Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine and Surgery
Center for Stem Cell Research & Regenerative Medicine

Emily Harville, PhD
Associate Professor
Karissa Haugeberg
Assistant Professor, Department of History
Wayne J.G. Hellstrom, MD, FACS
Professor of Urology
Chief of Andrology

Steven M. Hill, Ph.D.
Professor and Edmond & Lily Safra Chair for Breast Cancer Research
Director, Tulane Center for Circadian Biology, Tulane Cancer Center Program Member, Director, Masters in Anatomy Program

Clinical Assistant Professor
Preventive Medicine Residency Program Director

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Plastic Surgery Resident
PGY 8 (3rd Year)

Anand Irimpen, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program

Jordan Karlitz, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
Director, GI Hereditary Cancer and Genetics Program

Prasad Katakam MD PhD
Associate Professor
Melanie L. Korndorffer, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor, Structural & Cellular Biology
Director, Anatomy Certification and Leadership Program

Samuel J. Landry, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Benjamin Lee, MD
Professor of Urology
Sarah Lindsey, PhD
Associate Professor
Dr. Barbara S. Beckman Professorship in Pharmacology

Arthur Lustig, PhD
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Dr. Patrick McGrew
Assistant Professor
Director, Surgical ICU

Lisa Molix, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Science and Engineering

Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology

Dr. Mary Mulcahey
Sports Medicine; Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
Director, Women's Sports Medicine Program

Andrea Murina, M.D.
Associate Professor
Navar, L. Gabriel, PhD
Professor and Chair
Jeremy Binh Nguyen
Associate Professor, Department of Radiology
Vice Chair of Academics/Education, Section Chief of Imaging Informatics

Elizabeth Norton, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Dr. Michael O'Brien
Shoulder & Elbow / Sports Medicine
Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics

Kailash N Pandey
Vice Chair of Medical Research

Professor of Surgery
Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Programs

Minolfa Prieto, PhD
Associate Professor
Zachary Pursell
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Brian Rowan, PhD
Associate Professor and Chair, Structural & Cellular Biology
Gerald & Flora Jo Mansfield Piltz Endowed Professor of Cancer Research