Staff Directory

HMRI Staff Directory

OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT & CHIEF SCIENTIST

 

Marie Csete MD, PhD, President & Chief Scientist

David E. Silvey MBA, Communications Officer

James G. Kingman, Special Projects Administrator

 

PHILANTHROPY OFFICE

 

Allyson B. Simpson JD, Vice President of Philanthropy

Susie Berry, Director of Philanthropy

Denise Chacon, Philanthropy Coordinator

 

FINANCE OFFICE

 

Frank G. Davis MBA, Vice President of Finance

Susan Pankow, Administrative Assistant

Lisa Lusk, Human Resources Administrator

Mary Franklin, Accountant Assistant

Mandy Lai, Staff Accountant

Todd Franklin, Facilities Specialist

David Strickland, Lead Facilities Specialist

Mary Vega, File Clerk

 

CARDIOVASCULAR

 

Robert A. Kloner MD, PhD, VP of Translation, Director of Cardiovascular Research Institute

Wangde Dai PhD, Research Investigator

Sharon Hale, Administrative Assistant

Jianru Shi PhD, Research Investigator

 

CELL & TISSUE BIOLOGY

 

Marie Csete MD, PhD, President & Chief Scientist

Andrea Loewendorf PhD, Research Scientist

Hakob (Jack) Saribekyan, Research Technician

Ana Murillo, Lab Assistant

 

IMAGING

 

Kevin S. King MD, Director, Magnetic Resonance Imaging Research

Thao Tran, Senior MR Technologist

Darlene Royal, Administrative Assistant

Karen Chu, MR Research Assistant

Ke Wei, MR Research Assistant

Timothy Yao, MR Research Assistant

 

PRE-CLINICAL RESOURCES

 

Juan Carreno, Pre-Clinical Resources Manager

JoEllen Lemke, Pre-Clinical Resources Tech

Franchesca Sanchez, Pre-Clinical Resources Tech

 

LIVER/GI/GU

 

Colorectal and Pelvis Surgery

 

Howard Kaufman MD, Colorectal Surgery Director

Raquel Ramirez, Administrative Assistant

Lorena Hidario, Medical Assistant

Kristine Verdell, Registered Nurse

 

HMRI Liver Center

 

Myron J. Tong MD, PhD, HMRI Liver Center Director

Lori Tong, Clinical Nurse

Mary Rappoport, Clinical Trial Coordinator

Evelyn Herrera, Medical Assistant

 

Prostate Research

 

Lawrence W. Jones MD, Prostate Director

Jill Nuccio, Administrative Assistant

 

NEUROSCIENCES

 

Michael G. Harrington MD, Molecular Neurology Director

Alfred N. Fonteh PhD, Biochemist

Xianghong Arakaki MD, PhD, Research Fellow

Jessica Dawlaty PhD, Analytical Chemist

Noah Gross PhD, Neuroscientist

Katie Castor PhD, Analytical Biochemist

David Buennagel, Research Coordinator

Betty Chung, Administrative Assistant

 

James Sonner MD, Senior Research Scientist

 

Neurosciences / Neural Engineering

 

Douglas B. McCreery PhD, Neural Engineering Director

Jesus Chavez, Histology Immunohistochemistry Tech

Victoria Cheng, Senior Lab Tech

Aloysius Kowalewski, Electrode Fabricator

Yelena Smirnova, Microdevices Fabrication Specialist