Faculty & Staff

Faculty


A photo of Ariel Agmon.

Ariel Agmon, PhD

West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-0602
A photo of Charles Anderson.

Charles Anderson, PhD

West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-6290
A photo of Albert Berrebi.

Albert S Berrebi, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Professor, Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
Assistant Vice President for Research, Research & Graduate Education
Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-2357
A photo of Julie Brefczynski-Lewis.

Julie Brefczynski-Lewis, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Research Assistant Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-4820
A photo of Candice Brown.

Candice M. Brown

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
Assistant Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-0589
A photo of Omid Dehzangi.

Omid Dehzangi, PhD

West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
A photo of Elizabeth Engler-Chiurazzi.

Elizabeth Engler-Chiurazzi, PhD

West Virginia University
Position
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-0503
A photo of Victor Finomore.

Victor Finomore

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Physiology and Pharmacology
Phone
304-293-5378
A photo of Scott Galster.

Scott Galster, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Director of Human Performance, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Physiology and Pharmacology
A photo of Joshua Hagen.

Joshua Hagen, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Director, Human Performance Innovation Center, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
A photo of James Lewis.

James W. Lewis, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Teaching Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Associate Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-1517
A photo of Randy Nelson.

Randy Nelson

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor & Chair, Department of Neuroscience
Hazel Ruby McQuain Chair for Neurological Research; Director, Basic Science Research, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
A photo of Xuefang Ren.

Xuefang Sophie Ren, MD

West Virginia University
Positions
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Research Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Research Assistant Professor; Director, Experimental Stroke Core, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-581-1892
A photo of Bernard Schreurs.

Bernard G Schreurs, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Director, West Virginia Alzheimer's Disease Registry, Physiology and Pharmacology
Phone
304-293-0497
A photo of Vincent Setola.

Vincent S. Setola, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Physiology and Pharmacology
PI/Director - Laboratory of Neuroscience and Genetics of Substance Abuse, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Phone
304-293-1512
A photo of Shobhana Sivaramakrishnan.

Shobhana Sivaramakrishnan

West Virginia University
Positions
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
Phone
304-293-2457
A photo of Eric Tucker.

Eric Tucker

West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-0590
Joint Faculty
A photo of Karen Anderson.

Karen Anderson, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Department Chair & Associate Professor, Department of Psychology; Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Associate Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-2001
A photo of Michael Ang-Rabanes.

Michael Ang-Rabanes

West Virginia University
Positions
Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Department of Neuroscience
A photo of James Berry.

James H. Berry, DO

West Virginia University
Positions
Medical Director, Chestnut Ridge Center, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-5323
A photo of Melissa Blank.

Melissa Blank, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology; Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Faculty Researcher, WV Prevention Research Center
A photo of Nicholas Brandmeir.

Nicholas Brandmeir, MD, MS

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-598-6127
A photo of Rudolph Castellani.

Rudolph Castellani, MD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Pathology, Anatomy and Laboratory Medicine
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-1625
A photo of Christopher Cifarelli.

Christopher P. Cifarelli, MD, PhD, FAANS, FACS, BC

West Virginia University
Positions
Director Gamma Knife, Neurosurgery
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-598-6127
A photo of A. Courtney DeVries-Nelson.

A. Courtney DeVries-Nelson, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Medicine
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Vice President for Faculty Mentoring, Research & Graduate Education
Phone
304-293-5843
A photo of Judith Feinberg.

Judith Feinberg, MD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-5861
A photo of Werner Geldenhuys.

Werner Geldenhuys, PhD, MS

West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-581-1683
A photo of Robert Goodman.

Robert L Goodman, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Physiology and Pharmacology
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-1496
A photo of Valeriya Gritsenko.

Valeriya Gritsenko, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Human Performance - Physical Therapy
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-7719
A photo of Marc Haut.

Marc W. Haut, PhD, ABPP-CN

West Virginia University
Positions
Chair, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Professor, WVU Cancer Institute Clinics
Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-5294
A photo of Stanley Hileman.

Stanley M Hileman, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Physiology and Pharmacology
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Associate Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-1502
A photo of Jason Huber.

Jason D. Huber, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Associate Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-1474
A photo of Steven Kinsey.

Steven Kinsey, PhD

West Virginia University
Position
Associate Professor, Area Coordinator, Department of Psychology; Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
A photo of Gregory Konat.

Gregory W. Konat, PhD, MS, LM

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Biochemistry
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-0594
A photo of Laura Lander.

Laura R. Lander, MSW, LICSW

West Virginia University
Positions
Addiction Therapist, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-5323
A photo of Joonhee Lee.

Joonhee Lee, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-4920
A photo of Justin Legleiter.

Justin Legleiter, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-0175
A photo of Paul Lockman.

Paul Lockman, PhD, BSN

West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Director for Translational Research, WVU Cancer Institute Administration
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Prof., Benedum Fellow and Douglas Glover Endowed Chair Dept. of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Assistant Vice President of Experimental Therapeutics, Research & Graduate Education
Phone
304-293-0944
A photo of James Mahoney.

James J. Mahoney, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor/Clinical Neuropsychologist, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-598-4740
A photo of Peter Mathers.

Peter Mathers, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Biochemistry
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Associate Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-0271
A photo of Patrick Marshalek.

Patrick J. Marshalek, MD

West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Pain Management, Clinical Faculty, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-293-5323
A photo of Gordon Meares.

Gordon P. Meares, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-6260
A photo of Liv Miller.

Liv E Miller, PsyD, ABPP-CN

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-5323
A photo of Mark Miller.

Mark Miller, MD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Dana Farnsworth Chair of Education in Psychiatry, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-5323
A photo of Hawley Montgomery-Downs.

Hawley Montgomery-Downs, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology; Coordinator, Behavioral Neuroscience Training Program, Department of Neuroscience
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-1761
A photo of Ali Rezai.

Ali Rezai, MD, BC, FAANS

West Virginia University
Positions
Executive Chair, Vice President of Neuroscience, Associate Dean, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Director, Neurosurgery
John D. Rockefeller IV tenured professor in neuroscience, Department of Neuroscience
A photo of David Scarisbrick.

David Scarisbrick, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
A photo of David Siderovski.

David P Siderovski, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Physiology and Pharmacology
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-4991
A photo of James Simpkins.

James W Simpkins, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Interim Chair, Physiology and Pharmacology
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-7430
A photo of George Spirou.

George A. Spirou, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-3490
A photo of Cole Vonder Haar.

Cole Vonder Haar, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor,Department of Psychology; Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant professor, behavioral neuroscience, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-1787
A photo of Edwin Wan.

Edwin Wan

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-6293
A photo of Shuo Wang.

Shuo Wang, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biomedical Engineering; Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
A photo of David Watson.

David Watson, MD

West Virginia University
Positions
Chairman and Associate Professor, Neurology
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-598-6127
A photo of Erin Winstanley.

Erin Winstanley, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
A photo of Sergiy Yakovenko.

Sergiy Yakovenko, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Human Performance - Exercise Physiology
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-7316
A photo of HanTing Zhang.

HanTing Zhang, MD, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Associate Professor, Physiology and Pharmacology
Associate Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-1488
A photo of Wanhong Zheng.

Wanhong Zheng, MD, MSc, MA

West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-5323
 
Staff
 
A photo of Cassandra George.

Cassandra D George

West Virginia University
Positions
Business Operations Specialist, Department of Neuroscience
Business Operations Specialist, Physiology and Pharmacology
A photo of Morgan Prunty.

Morgan Prunty, MA

West Virginia University
Position
Program Assistant II, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-3515
A photo of Matthew Scott.

Matthew Scott

West Virginia University
Positions
Financial Operations Specialist, Department of Neuroscience
Financial Operations Spec., Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
Financial Operations Specialist, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-2930
A photo of Erica Stewart.

Erica Stewart, MBA

West Virginia University
Position
Senior Business Operations Specialist, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-6289