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Alumni

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Thirty-seven scholars have completed the TEACRS Program since it was founded in 2005.  Each of the scholars conducted vigorous research related to biomedical issues during their time in the program.  They also made strong teaching and mentoring contributions to our partner schools and to teaching and mentoring programs at the Sackler School and Tufts University. 

Learn more about our alumni and their experience in TEACRS using the links below.

  • Selena Ahmed, PhD, Assistant Professor of Health & Human Development, Montana State U, Bozeman, MT
  • Brad Bolling, PhD, Assistant Professor of Food Science, U Wisconsin, Madison, WI
  • Elyse Bolterstein, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biology, Northeastern Illinois U, Chicago, IL
  • Jerrica Breindel, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT
  • David Cantu, PhD, Associate Director, Medical Affairs, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals
  • Mark Carlson, PhD, Manager, Preclinical Development, Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA
  • Denise Cook-Snyder, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, Carthage College, Kenosha, WI
  • Lina Dahlberg, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biology, Western Washington U, Bellingham, WA
  • Aisling Dugan, PhD, Associate Professor of Biology, Assumption College, Worcester, MA
  • Candice Etson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Physics, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
  • Jason Gavenonis, PhD, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA
  • Erin Gleason, PhD, Medical Writer, Harvard Medical School & Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Kearney Gunsalus, Assistant Professor of Biology, Sienna College
  • Monica Hall-Porter, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biology, Lasell College, Newton, MA
  • Ayana Hinton, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biology, Denison U, Granville, OH
  • Tess Killpack, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biology, Salem State University, Salem, MA
  • Jane Kim, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biology, California State University - San Marcos, San Marcos, CA
  • Melissa Koch, PhD, Instructor, Biology, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
  • Jennifer Kowalski, PhD, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, Butler U, Indianapolis, IN
  • Jason Kuehner, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biology, Emmanuel College, Boston, MA
  • Christopher LaFratta, PhD, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
  • Yan Lin, PhD, Visiting Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Chemistry, Suffolk U, Boston, MA
  • Jane Liu, PhD, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Pomona College, Claremont, CA
  • Eric Luth, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biology, Simmons University, Boston, MA
  • Francisco Maldonado-Arocho, PhD, Scientist I, Sanofi-Aventis
  • Katie Mattaini, Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, College of the Holy Cross
  • Jessica McCready, PhD, Associate Professor of Biology, Assumption College, Worcester, MA
  • Leslie Mebane McClain, PhD,  Technical Instructor, Department of Biological Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, MA
  • Annette McGehee, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biology, Suffolk University, Boston, MA
  • Laverne Melón, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

  • Amanda Murphy, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Western Washington U, Bellingham, WA
  • Fathima Nazeer, Assistant Professor of Biology, Mt Ida College, Newton, MA
  • Irvin Pan, Assistant Professor of Biology, Stonehill College, Easton, MA
  • Kate O'Toole, PhD, Assistant Professor, Biology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Roshni Rainbow, PhD, Postdoctoral Scholar, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario
  • Nathan Schiele, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biological Engineering, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
  • Margot Schwalbe, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biology, Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL
  • Mara Shainheit, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, Towson University, Towson, MD
  • Joseph Sorg, PhD, Associate Professor of Biology, Texas A&M U, College Station, TX
  • Whitney Stoppel, PhD, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Edward Wlotko, PhD, Institute Scientist, Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute
  • Amy Yu, PhD, Assistant Professor of Genetics, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

Contact Information

Claire Moore, PhD
Program Director

 

Administrative Office
75 Kneeland Street, Room 675
Jordan Wilkinson
TEACRS Program Research Admin
Phone: 617-636-6754

 

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TEACRS Career Outcomes

Over 80% of our scholars have transitioned directly to academic positions in the US; over 70% have taken tenure-track positions. Learn more.