Graduate Program Alumni

Neuroscience Graduate Program Alumni


Ashley Russell, Ph.D.

Post-doctoral fellow at Johns Hopkins University


Paul Holcomb, Ph.D.

Post-doctoral fellow at The University of Pittsburgh

Brandon Lucke-Wold, M.D., Ph.D.

Neurosurgery resident and co-founder of SwifTAG Systems


Christopher Bauer, Ph.D.

Post-doctoral fellow at the University of Kentucky

Jimena Gonzalez, Ph.D.

Relocated to Argentina 

Abigail Myers, Ph.D.

Post-doctoral fellow at Harvard University

Erienne Olesh, Ph.D.

West Virginia University Heal Sciences Innovation Center

Helen Rodgers, Ph.D.

Post-doctoral fellow at East Carolina University


Danielle Doll, Ph.D.

Medical Science Liaison at The Medical Affairs Company

Cristy Ku, M.D., Ph.D.

Resident at the University of Buffalo

Lindsay Lueptow, Ph.D.

Post-doctoral fellow at the University of California, Los Angeles 

Ashley Petrone, Ph.D.

Instructor at West Virginia University

Jiahong Sun, Ph.D.

Post-doctoral fellow at UT Southwest

Ryan Tuner, M.D., Ph.D.

Neurosurgery resident at West Virginia University


Rolf Hanson, Ph.D.

Medical Science Liaison at Teva Pharmaceuticals

Lindsay Michalovicz, Ph.D.

Post-doctoral fellow at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health


Rachel Leon, M.D., Ph.D.

Neonatology fellow at Indiana University

Bill Talkington, Ph.D.

Junior Developer at Health Hearing


Clinton Garrett Cooper, M.D., Ph.D.

Physician at WVU Medicine

Richard Felix, Ph.D.

Post-doctoral fellow and research staff at Washing State University, Vancouver

Doug Kolson, Ph.D.

Post-doctoral fellow and research staff at West Virginia University

Amy Prostko, Ph.D.


Jeff Christiansen, Ph.D.

Science Communicator at LION


Deya Darwish, Ph.D.

No longer working in science

Carl Dean Shrader, M.D., Ph.D.

Physician at WVU Family Medicine


Jillian Hardee, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan


Vincent DiNapoli, M.D., Ph.D.

Neurosurgeon at Mayfield Clinic, Cincinnati, OH


Ian Patrick Conner, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh