PhD Alumni

 

Name / Degree / Year

First / Previous Position(s)

Current Position

Bruce Keswick / PhD / 79 Postdoctoral fellow, Baylor College Microbiologist, Proctor & Gamble
John Barnwell / PhD / 80 Postdoctoral fellow, National Institute for Allergy & Infectious Diseases, NIHStaff Scientist, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Chief, Malaria Research and Development Laboratories Unit, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Kevin Palmer / PhD / 82 Assistant Researcher, John A. Burns School of Medicine Malaria Control Technical Officer, World Health Organization, Western Pacific Region, Manila (retired)
Wesley Tamashiro / PhD / 83 Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Staff Development Scientist, Beckman Coulter, Inc.
David K. Ohashi / PhD / 83 Chief, Microbiology
Dept. of Pathology
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Washington, DC
Professor Emeritus of Clinical Microbiology & Immunology
Campbell University School of Pharmacy
Buies Creek, NC
May Chu / PhD  / 85
Postdoctoral Fellow, Walter Reed Army Institute of ResearchStaff Scientist (Plague Specialist), Centers for Disease Control, Fort Coffins, Colorado
Assistant Director of Public Health in the Office for Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)/Executive Office of the President

Medical Officer, Alert and Response Operations (ARO) Programme, Department of Communicable Disease Surveillance and Response (CSR), World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Eugene Chan / PhD / 86  Assistant ProfessorUniversity of MalaysiaMalaysia ProfessorUniversity of MalaysiaMalaysia
George Hui / PhD / 86  Assistant Researcher, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii Research Professor John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii
Srisakul Kliks / PhD /80                       Postdoctoral Fellow, Walter Reed Army Institute of ResearchProfessor, UC San Francisco School of Medicine Manager, Vaccine Safety Research Project, Pediatric Dengue Vaccine Initiative, Vector Borne Diseases Research Program, University of California Office of the President, Oakland, CA
Michael Langford / PhD / 90 Veterinarian, US Army Institute of Infectious Diseases, Frederick, MD Senior Vice President and Chief ScientificOfficer, DynPort Vaccine Company LLC 
Zilka Terrientes /  PhD / 90
Associate Professor, University of Panama Professor, University of Panama
Christopher Locher / MS, PhD / 88,92                             Postdoctoral fellow, UC San Francisco School of MedicineResearch Scientist, UC San FranciscoResearch Scientist & Project Leader for malaria and alphavirus vaccines, Maxygen, Inc.Chairman of SAB/Vice President of Pre-clinical Development, Opsona Therapeutics, Dublin, Ireland Director, Neglected Disease InitiativesStrategic Research and Development Alliance NetworksVertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.Cambridge, MA
Zixian Zhao / PhD / 93 Pharmacological economist, Chicago pharmaceutical company Continuing in same position
Susan Mutambu / PhD / 95
Professor, University of Zimbabwe Professor, University of Zimbabwe
William Gosnell/PhD/98              Postdoctoral fellow/John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii Assistant Professor, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii
Benjamin Vine/PhD/01 Junior Researcher, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawaii Principal, Hawaii Hoods and Scopes, Inc, Honolulu, HI
Lucienne Abe/PhD/03 Microbiologist, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Environmental Services Laboratory, Pearl Harbor, HIResearch Affiliate, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii Continuing in same position
Todd Sasser/PhD/04 Staff Scientist, Alpha Innotech Corporation, San Leandro, CAStaff Scientist, Kodak Molecular Imaging, New Haven, CT Visiting ScholarThe University of Notre DameField Applications ScientistBruker Biospin (Magnetic Resonance), Bruker Corp., Billerica, MA
Robert McLinden/PhD/08 Business Representative, Advanced Bioscience Laboratories, Inc.Kensington, MD Scientist II, US Military HIV Research Program, Henry M. Jackson Foundation, Rockville, MD
Moti Chapagain/MS, PhD/04,09 Assistant Researcher, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii Professor and Head, Dept. of Microbiology, Chitwan Medical College, Bharatpur, Nepal
Alexander Kayatani/PhD/10 Postdoctoral fellow, Malaria Vaccine Development Program, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD Continuing in same position
Alan Garcia/MS,PhD/06,10 Research Associate, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii Instructor
Dept. of Microbiology
Kapiolani Community College
University of Hawaii
Esther Volper/PhD/11 Postdoctoral fellow, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore EIS Officer, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
Yeung Lo Tutterrow /MS,PhD/08,11 Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Infectious Disease Research Institute, Seattle, WA
James Kelley/PhD/11 Postdoctoral fellow, Dept of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology & Pharmacology, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii Fogarty Global Health Fellow, University of Hawaii at Manoa and Mahidol University,
Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Services, Bangkok, Thailand
Shogo John Miyagi/PhD/11 Pharm. D.,
UC San Francisco School of Pharmacy, San Francisco, CA
Pharmacy Intern,
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
Children’s National Medical Center
Washington, DC
Sody Munsaka/MS, PhD/07,12 Postdoctoral Researcher, Dept. of Medicine, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii Lecturer/Researcher, Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
Kae Pusic/MS,PhD/07,12 Postdoctoral Scholar, Cerebrovascular Disease and Aging Laboratories, Dept. of Neurology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL Research Professional
Dept. of Neurology
Center for Integrative Neuroscience & Neuroengineering Research
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
Mukesh Kumar/MS,PhD/09,13 Instructor, Dept. of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology & Pharmacology, John A Burns School of Medicine University of Hawaii Assistant Professor
Dept. of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology & Pharmacology
John A Burns School of Medicine
University of Hawaii
Anna Babakhanyan/ PhD/13 Fogarty Global Health Fellow
University of Hawaii at Manoa, University of Yaounde, Cameroon.
Postdoctoral Fellow – Case Western University, Cleveland Ohio
Winifrida Kidima/ PhD/14   Lecturer, Dept. of Zoology, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Alexandra Gurary/ PhD/14   Manager, Molecular & Cellular Immunology Core, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Chih-Yun Lai/ PhD/14
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Dept. of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology & Pharmacology
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Wen-Yang Tsai/ PhD/14
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Dept. of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology & Pharmacology
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Kelsey Roe/ MS, PhD/11,15
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Dept. of Immunology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA