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Meet the Team

Directors

Daniel Hoft, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Allergy and Immunology
Director, Center for Vaccine Development
Director, Institute for Vaccine Science and Policy
Adorjan Endowed Chair of Infectious Diseases and Immunology
Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Allergy and Immunology
 

Sharon Frey, M.D.
Clinical Director, Center for Vaccine Development
Kinsella Endowed Chair in Internal Medicine
Professor, Associate Director of Clinical Research , Division of Infectious Diseases, Allergy and Immunology 

Principal Investigators

Getahun Abate, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor , Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases

Robert Belshe, M.D.
Founder of Center for Vaccine Development
Professor Emeritus, Division of Infectious Diseases, Allergy and Immunology

Claudia Castillo Paredes, M.D.
Assistant Professor
 
Sarah George, M.D.
Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases, Allergy, and Immunology

Geoffrey Gorse, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Allergy, and Immunology

Irene Graham, M.D.
Adjunct Professor in the Infectious Diseases
 
Rong Hou, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
 

Donald Kennedy, M.D.
Professor Emeritus, Division of Infectious Diseases, Allergy and Immunology

Jianguo Liu, Ph.D.
Professor of Immunobiology and Internal Medicine

Guangyong Peng, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor

Ranjit Ray, Ph.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine

Marcia Sokol-Anderson, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology
 

Research Faculty

Azra Blazevic, D.V.M., M.S.
Assistant Professor of Immunobiology and Internal Medicine
 
Christopher Eickhoff, B.S., M.S.
Assistant Research Professor
 
Mei Xia, M.D., Ph.D.
Faculty Research Associate
 

Clinical Staff

Kathy Chirco, RN, BSN
Research Nurse
 
Shirley Dettlebach, BSN, RN, CCRC
Research Nurse
 

Sabrina Di Piazza, MA, BSN, RN, CCM
Clinical Research Coordinator and Clinical Nurse Recruiter

Stan Doublin
Data Coordinator
 
Mary Pat Eastman, BA, AAS
Office Assistant
 
Eric Eggemeyer
Coordinator - Clinical Research
 
Linda Eggemeyer-Sharpe, RM, BSN
Research Nurse
 
Mikayla Frye, BA
Data Coordinator
 
Heather Hoertel Douds, MSNS, BA, BSN, RN
Clinical Nurse Coordinator
 
Sharon Irby-Moore, RN, BSN, MPH
Research Nurse
 
Kathleen Koehler, RN
Research Nurse
 
Katie Liefer, RN, BSN
Clinical Nurse Coordinator
 
Missy Loyet, RN
Research Nurse
 
Aleshia McCoy
Office Assistant
 
Tracy Montauk, BSN, RN
Clinical Nurse Coordinator
 

Karla Mosby, RN, CCRC 
Clinical Nurse Manager

Tom Pacatte, MSW, BSN, RN, CCRC
Certified Clinical Research Coordinator
 
Nicole Purcell
Laboratory Technician
 
Joan Siegner, MA, BSN, RN, CCRC
Clinical Nurse Coordinator
 
Susan Stewart, RN
Research Nurse
 
Jan Tennant, MPH, BSN, RN
Clinical Nurse Coordinator
 
Cassandra Zehenny, BSN, RN
Research Nurse
 

Regulatory Affairs Professionals

Carol Duane, Ph.D., RN
Regulatory Affairs and Quality Manager

Kiana Wilder
Regulatory Affairs Assistant

Laboratory Staff

Tamara Blevins, B.A., M.S.
Research Lab Supervisor

Chase Colbert
Laboratory Technician
 
Lainey Mejia-Jauregui, B.S.
Research Technician
 
Keith Meyer, B.S.
Research Assistant
 
Krystal Meza, B.S.
Research Assistant
 
Amanda Nethington, B.S.
Research Assistant
 
Huan Ning, M.D.
Staff Scientist
 
Brittany Williams, B.S.
Research Technician

Yinyi Yu, B.S.
Senior Research Assistant 
 

Pharmacy

Michelle Harris, PharmD
Research Pharmacist
 
Helay Hassas, PharmD
Research Pharmacist