School of Medicine Faculty

Dean of Basic Sciences

Amitabha Basu, M.B.B.S., M.D.

Master in Clinical Education,
College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine, Edinburgh
M.B.B.S., Burdwan Medical College
MD, Kasturba Medical College
Date of appointment: July 2006

 

 

Associate Dean of Student Affairs

Alice Anne Coleman Brunn, Ph.D.

Ph.D., Personality Psychology Baylor University
Date of appointment: January 2007

 

 

Basic Science Faculty

Anatomy

Seetharama Rao, Ph.D.

Professor of Anatomy and Chairman
Ph.D., Mangalore University
Date of appointment: November 2008

 

 

Olena Bolgova, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor
M.D., Lugansk State Medical University Ukraine
Ph.D., Kharkov State Medical University Ukraine
Date of appointment: October 2007

 

 

Histology and Cell Biology

Gerardo Ochoa-Vargas, M.D.

Associate Professor of Histology
M.D., National Autonomous University of Mexico
Date of appointment: February 2008

 

 

Anup Rao K, M.B.B.S., M.D.

Assistant Professor
M.B.B.S., Fr. Muller Medical College, Mangalore. India
M.D., Kasturba Medical College (KMC) Mangalore, India
Date of appointment: October 2014

 

 

Neurosciences

Volodymyr Mavrych, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Anatomy
M.D., Lugansk State Medical University, Ukraine
Ph.D., Crimea State Medical University, Ukraine
Date of appointment: October 2007

 

 

Biochemistry and Genetics

Avinash K. Rawal, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biochemistry
Ph.D., Nagpur University
Date of appointment: September 2011

 

 

Jagannadharoo Peela, M.B.B.S, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medical Genetics
M.D.(Biochemistry), Andhra Medical College
M.B.B.S, Andhra Medical College
National Registry of Certified Chemists, USA
Date of Appointment: October 2016

 

 

Biostatistics and Evidence Based Medicine

Barry Robson, Ph.D.,D.Sc., IBM Dist. Eng.

Director of Research, Professor of Biostatistics Epidemiology & Evidence Based Medicine
Ph.D., University of Newcastle upon Tyne UK D.Sc., University of Manchester School of Medicine UK Industry Title Dist. Eng., IBM Research New York
Date of appointment: October 2003

 

 

Michael G. Gillespie, M.L.I.S.

Library Director
Master of Library and Information Science, San Jose State University
Date of appointment: December 2016

 

 

Microbiology and Immunology

Leonard E. Maroun, Ph.D.

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology,
Chairman of Biochemistry and Microbiology
Ph.D., Catholic University of America
Date of appointment: January 2009

 

 

Ashraya Jagadeesh, M.B.B.S., M.Sc.

Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
M.B.B.S., Sri Siddhartha Medical College, India
Date of appointment: February 2007

 

 

Pathology

Amitabha Basu, M.B.B.S., M.D.

Professor of Pathology,
Chair of Physiology & Pathology
Master in Clinical Education,
College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine, Edinburgh
M.B.B.S., Burdwan Medical College
MD, Kasturba Medical College
Date of appointment: July 2006

 

 

Survakusam Biswas, M.B.B.S., M.D.

Associate Professor of Pathology
M.B.B.S., Calcutta University
M.D., Delhi University
Date of appointment: April 2012

 

 

Pharmacology

 

Qing Zhong, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
M.D., Guang Dong Medical College, Ph.D., Wayne State University
Date of appointment: January 2013

 

 

Caron S.M. D'Silva, M.B.B.S, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, and Biostatics and Epidemiology
M.D.(Pharmacology)- Kasturba Medical College
M.B.B.S.,Fr. Muller Medical College
Date of appointment: January 2017

 

 

Physiology

Prajna Barke, M.B.B.S., M.D.

Associate Professor of Physiology
M.B.B.S., Kasturba Medical College
M.D., Kasturba Medical College
Date of appointment: May 2006

 

 

Dr. Aravindakshan Jiji Kooriyil M.B.B.S., M.D.

Assistant Professor of Physiology and Pathology M.B.B.S., M.D. (Physiology) Sree Siddartha Medical College and Research Foundation, Tumkur, Karnataka Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, India
Date of appointment: February 2014

 

 

Behavioral Sciences and Ethics

Alice Anne Coleman Brunn, Ph.D.

Student Counselor, Associate Professor of Behavioral Sciences and Ethics,
Chairman of Behavioral Sciences and Ethics
Ph.D., Personality Psychology Baylor University
Date of appointment: January 2007

 

 

Xenia Sotiriou, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Manchester
Date of appointment: March 2008

 

 

Preclinical Sciences

Suzanne Johnson, M.D.

Associate Professor
M.D., Dalhousie University
Date of appointment: September 2013

 

 

Maribel Aurelio, M.D.

Associate Professor
M.D., College of Medicine, University of the Philippines (Manila)
Date of appointment: July 2008

 

 

 

G.Jha, M.B.B.S., M.S. (Surgery)

Associate Professor
Master of Surgery (M.S.), Rajasthan University
M.B.B.S., Rajasthan University, Jaipur, India
Date of appointment: June 2003