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Former MIT Postdoctoral Trainees

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Former Postdoctoral Student, Kvin Lertpiriyapong is involved in pipetting technique.

Former MIT Postdoctoral Trainees

 

NAME

 

DEGREE/BOARDS

 

TRAINING PERIOD

 

CURRENT POSITION

1. Karl Andrutis
Tufts U., DVM, DACLAM
1991-1994

Clinical Associate Professor
Animal Care Services
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

2. Keith Astrofsky
Tufts U., DVM
1998-2002

Head, Laboratory Animal Services (LAS)
Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Inc.
Cambridge, MA

3. Peg Batchelder
Tufts U., DVM, DACLAM
1993-1995 Assoc. Dir. Veterinary
Science, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Wallingford, CT
4. Maike Beisele
DVM Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
2008-2009

Quality Control 3R Facilitator Novartis Vaccines
and Diagnostics
(Certified German Specialist for Laboratory Animals)
Marburg, Germany

5. Ingrid Bergin

U. Penn, VMD, MIT, MS DACLAM,
DACVP

1998-2002

Clinical Assistant Professor
Unit for Lab Animal Medicine
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

6.  Michael Blanco
Iowa State U., DVM
DACLAM
1990-1993

Lab Animal Veterinarian
Assistant Professor
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

7.  Tiffany Borjeson Virginia - Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, DVM 2010 - Present

Assistant Professor
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

8. Sam Boutin

U. Chicago, MBA
Illinois Institute of Technology, MSEE
U. Minnesota, DVM
MIT, PhD

1998-2002

Associate Director of
Associate Director, US Veterinary Services Taconic Inc,
Hudson, NY

9. Erin Bridgeford

Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine, DVM

2004 - 2008 Clinical Veterinarian
Boston University
Boston, MA
10. Laura Cacioppo
University of Illinois, DVM
2009 - 2012
Program Veterinarian
Research Animal Resources Center School of Medicine and Public Health
University of
Wisconsin - Madison
Madison, WI 53706
11. Rachel Cahil
Trinity College DublinPhD
1995-1998

Research Scientist
Imperial College
London, England

 

12. Horacio Cantiello
DVM, PhD
1985-1987 Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard
Medical School
Cambridge, MA
13. Chih-Ching Chien
U. of Connecticut, PhD
1997-2000 Associate Professor
Graduate School of Biotechnology and Bioengineering
Yuan Ze University
14. Leslie Coleman
U.C. Davis, DVM, MIT, MS, DACLAM
1994-1997

Director, Medical Affairs
Abbott Vascular
Santa Clara, CA

15. Brian Corning
Colorado State U., DVM, DACLAM
1988-1991 Director of Professional Services Charles River Labs Wilmington, MA
16. Alison Darby
Iowa State University, DVM
2009 - 2012 Small Animal
Emergency Veterinarian
New Hampshire
Experimental Surgery
MIT/DCM
17. Bahgat Edrise
U. of Cairo DVM, PhD
1985-1987 Professor Cairo, Egyp
18. Courtney Ek
Tufts School of
Veterinary Medicine
MPH, DVM
DACLAM
2008-2011

Clinical Veterinarian
Children's Hospital,
Boston, MA

19. Mary Ellenberger
Iowa State U., MS, DVM, DACLAM
1984-1986 Division Director
Division of Comparative Medicine
Washington U., School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
20. Susan Erdman
Lehigh U., MS, Miss. St.U., DVM, Harvard U., MPH, DACLAM
1988-1991 Assist. Director, Chief of Clinical Resources,
Senior Research Scientist
Division of Comparative Medicine
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
21. Marisa Esteves
U. Penn, VMD, DACLAM
1990-1993

Consulting Veterinarian
Massachusetts General Hospital
BASF, Abbott
Boston, MA

22. Laura B. Eurell
Texas A&M U.,
DVM, M.S., DACLAM
2004-2008 Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
23. Jacqueline Fremont-Rahl
Rutgers U., MS
Cornell U., DVM
DACLAM
2007-2010 DLAM Clinical Veterinarian
School of Veterinary Medicine
Tufts University
Boston, MA
24. Alex García
U. of Florida, DVM
2000-2003

Research Scientist
Division of Compartative Medicine, MIT
Cambridge, MA

25. Barbara Garibaldi
Purdue U., DVM, DACLAM
1984-1987 Director, Animal Resources
Beth Israel Deconess Hospital
Boston, MA
26. Claudia Harper
Tufts U., DVM, DACLAM
1999-2002 Director, Animal Resources
& Services
BiogenIdec
Cambridge, MA
27. Hilda
Holcombe
North Carolina State U.
DVM, PhD, DACLAM
2001-2004

Senior Research/
Clinical Veterinarian
Division of Comparative Medicine, MIT
Cambridge, MA

28. Richard Hurley
U. of NH, MS, Ohio State U., DVM, DACLAM
1991-1994

Senior Clinical Veterinarian
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

29. Melanie Ihrig
Texas A&M, MS, DVM
1997-2000

Director, Comparative Medicine
The Methodist Hospital Research Institute
Houston, TX

30.

Courtnye
Jackson

Tuskegee U., DVM
2003-2006 Health Educator with the Cook County Extension STEM
Veterinarian
University of Illinois Extension
Chicago, IL
31. Lynn Jackson
Ohio State U., DVM, MIT, MS, DACLAM
1991-1994

Senior Director
Laboratory Services
Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Cambridge, MA

32. Sharron
Kirchain 

Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, Suffolk U., MBA
DACLAM

2003-2007  Attending Veterinarian
Pfizer, Inc.
Andover, MA  
33. Naomi
Kirby

Texas A&M, MS
University of Illinois, DVM

2009-2011  Postdoctoral Student
MGH
Boston, MA  
34. Takeo Kosaka
Kyota U., Japan
MD, PhD
1999-2000 Associate Professor
Kanazawa Medical U. Kanazawa City, Japan
35. Karen Krueger
Mount Holyoke, MS, Tufts U., DVM, DACLAM
1985-1988 Director
Animal Resources Center
Children's Hospital
Boston, MA
36. Chung-Wei Lee

MD, Taiwan
PhD

 

2001-2007

Postdoctoral research fellow
Department of Pathology
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Cambridge, MA

37. Kvin Lertpiriyapong Western University of Health Sciences, DVM, University of California, Ph.D. 2010 - 2013

East Carolina State U
Assistant Professor
Greenville, NC

38. Neil Lipman
U. Penn, DVM, DACLAM
1985-1986

Director, Professor of Pathology Sloan Kettering/Cornell School of Med.
NY, NY

39. Jennifer Lofgren
Tufts School of
Veterinary Medicine
MS, ACLAM, DVM,
DACLAM
2007-2011

Assistant Professor
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

40. Heather Martin

Kansas State U.
DVM
DACLAM

2006 - 2009 Laboratory Animal Medicine Veterinarian, Roche,
Nutley, NJ
41.  Kirk
Maurer
MS, Louisiana State U. DVM, M.S., PhD
2002-2006

Assistant Professor
& Assoc Director,
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH

42. Sonya McCathey
Oregon State U., DVM,
1995-1998 County Veterinarian
York County, PA
43. Edilberto Mendes
Univ. of Rio de Janeiro
MD, PhD
1993-1994 Prof., School of Medicine U. of Minas Gerais Belo Horizonte, Brazil
44. Julian Mesina
DVM, PhD
1985-1986 Director, Animal Sciences Program
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology
Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA
45. Cassie Miller University of Wisconsin
Veterinary Medicine
DVM
2010 - Present

Research Veterinarian
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Waltham, MA

46. Claude Nagamine
UC-Davis, PhD,
U Tennessee, DVM, DACLAM
2004 - 2007

Assistant Professor
Department of
Comparative Medicine
Stanford University
Palo Alto, California

47. Steve Niemi
Washington State U., DVM, DACLAM
1983-1985

Director, Office of Animal Resources
Harvard Universtiy Faculty
of Arts and Sciences
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

48. Masahiro Ohtani
Fukui Medical University
MD, PhD
2004-2006 Assistant Processor
U. of Fukui, Fukui, Japan
49. Glen Otto
U. of Minnesota, DVM, DACLAM
1987-1990

Director, Animal Resource Center
Clinical Professor, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX

50. Lori Palley
Tufts U., DVM, DACLAM
1988-1991 Assistant Director
Veterinary Services at
Mass General
Charlestown, MA
51. Mary Patterson
U. of Southern California, MS,Tufts U., DVM, DACLAM
1997-2002

Chief of Primate Ressources
Division of Compartative Medicine
Cambridge, MA

52. Scott Perkins
U. Penn, VMD, Boston U., MPH, DACLAM
1992-1995 Director, Associate Professor
Tufts New England Medical Center
Boston, MA
53. Theofilis Poutahidis
U. of Thessaloniki, DVM PhD
2000-2002 Assistant Professor
Thessaloniki, Greece
54. Eva Ryden
Boston U., PhD,Tufts U., DVM, DACLAM
1988-1991 Retired
55. Mohammed Saifuddin
Massey Univ., DVM, PhD
1990-1992 Associate
Professor, Preclinical Research Coordinator CONRAD, Eastern Virginia Medical School
Arlington, VA
56. Kim Saunders
Oregon State U., DVM, DACLAM
1994-1996 Director
Professor Comparative Medicine, Oregon Health and Science U
Portland, OR
57. Zeli Shen
Hebei Institute of Med. MD; Henan Institute of Med. MS
1995-1998 Research Scientist
Division of Compartative Medicine, MIT
Cambridge, MA
58. Joseph Scott
U. Penn, DVM, DACLAM
1985-1988 Assistant Director
Laboratory Animal Research Ctr Rockerfeller U
New York, NY
59. Nirah Shomer

U. of Minnesota, DVM, PhD, DACLAM

1995-1998

Director of Laboratory Animal Resources
Merck, Inc.
Boston, MA

60. Alton Swennes
University of Georgia
DVM, MS
2010-2013 Baylor College of Medicine
Research Clinical Veterinarian
Houston, Texas
61. Betsy
Theve
DVM, Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine
2003-2006 Clinical Veterinarian
Novartis
Cambridge, MA
62. Erin
Turowski
The Ohio State
University, DVM
2010-2014 --
63. Rao Varada

DVM College of Vet. Sci., Tirupati, India; MVSc Ind. Vet. Res. Inst.
India
PhD Memorial Univ. of NF, Canada, DACLAM

2001-2005

Senior Principal Scientist
& Clinical Veterinarian
Pfizer Global Research &
Development
Andover, MA

64. James Versalovic
Baylor University MD PhD
1997-1999 Professor
Dept. of Pathology, Baylor U.
Waco, Texas
65. Koichiro Watanabe
Oita Medical U.
Physician MD, PhD
2005-2007 Assistant
Professor, Oita U.
Oita, Japan
66. Stephanie E. Woods
Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine,
D.V.M., M.S.
2011-2014 Clinical Veterinarian
67. Lili Yan
Heibei Institute of Med. MD
1991-1994 Physician in Internal Medicine, The Permanente Medical Group, Kaiser
Modesto, CA
68. Vincent Young
Stanford, U.MD, PhD
1998-2002 Associate Professor
Dept. of Microbiology
U. of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

 

 

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