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Graduate School Faculty Committees and Meeting Minutes

Current Committees

Admissions

Michael Blanton, Ph.D. - ex-officio CHAIR - GSBS Sr. Associate Dean
Pablo Artigas, Ph.D. - Molecular Biophysics
Theresa Byrd, Dr.P.H. - Public Health
Beverly Chilton, Ph.D. - Biochemistry, Cellular & Molecular Biology
Joe Fralick, Ph.D. - Immunology & Infectious Diseases
Michaela Jansen, Ph.D. - Molecular Biophysics
Min Kang, Pharm.D. - Biochemistry, Cellular & Molecular Biology
J. Josh Lawrence, Ph.D. - Translational Neuroscience & Pharmacology
Vaughan Lee, Ph.D. - Graduate Medical Sciences
Ali Roghani, Ph.D. - Translational Neuroscience & Pharmacology
Kendra Rumbaugh, Ph.D. - Immunology & Infectious Diseases
Laurence Wood, Ph.D. - Biotechnology
 

Biomedical Sciences PhD Selection Committee

Michael Blanton, Ph.D. - ex-officio CHAIR - GSBS Sr. Associate Dean
Robert Bright, Ph.D. - Immunology & Infectious Diseases
Josee Guindon, Ph.D. - Translational Neuroscience & Pharmacology
George Henderson, Ph.D. - Translational Neuroscience & Pharmacology
Thomas Pressley, Ph.D. - Molecular Biophysics
Kevin Pruitt, Ph.D. - Immunology & Infectious Diseases
Bryan Sutton, Ph.D. - Molecular Biophysics
Jeffrey Thomas, Ph.D. - Biochemistry, Cellular & Molecular Biology
Ina Urbatsch, Ph.D. - Biochemistry, Cellular & Molecular Biology
 

Core Curriculum Coordination (CCC) Committee

Dan Hardy, Ph.D. - Biochemistry
Clinton MacDonald, Ph.D. - Molecular Biology
Raul Martinez-Zaguilan, Ph.D. - Cell Physiology - CHAIR
Susan Bergeson, Ph.D. - Pharmacology & Neuroscience
Wendy Pruittt, Ph.D. - Assistant Dean GSBS
Kendra Rumbaugh, Ph.D. - At Large Member
Ravi Rajhoman- Student Representative
Michael Blanton, Ph.D - ex-officio GSBS Sr. Associate Dean
Ina Urbatsch, PhD. Biochemistry

GSBS Course Evaluation Committee

Michael Blanton, Ph.D. - CHAIR - Pharmacology & Neuroscience
Tom Abbruscato, Ph.D. - Pharmaceutical Sciences
Kendra Rumbaugh, Ph.D. - Biotechnology
Beverly Chilton, Ph.D. - Cell & Molecular Biology
Jane Colmer-Hamood, Ph.D.  - Immunology & Infectious Diseases 
Ruth Perez, Ph.D. - Biomedical Studies
Ali Roghani, Ph.D. - Pharmacology & Neuroscience
Jeffrey Thomas, Ph.D. - Cell & Molecular Biology
Bryan Sutton, Ph.D. - Cell Physiology & Molecular Biophysics
Derek Fleming- Student Representative
Ismael Segura - Student Representative
Neel Fofaria - Student Representative
Pam Johnson - GSBS

Physician Scientist Program Committee

 
Michael Blanton, Ph.D. - CHAIR - GSBS Sr. Associate Dean
Steven Berk, M.D. - SOM Dean
Joaquin Lado, M.D., Ph.D. - Internal Medicine
Barry Maurer, M.D., Ph.D. - Cell Biology & Biochemistry
Volker Neugebauer, M.D., Ph.D. - Pharmacology & Neuroscience
Kim Peck, M.D. - SOM Assistant Dean for Admissions
Brandt Schneider, Ph.D. - GSBS Dean
Simon Williams, Ph.D. - Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics
Ben Elberson - MD/PhD Student Representative
James Wang - MD/PhD Student Representative
Pamela Johnson - Ex Officio
Linda Prado - Ex Officio
Other Institutional Committees with GSBS Representation  
Conflict of Interest Committee - Lan Guan, M.D., Ph.D.
Faculty Senate- Vardan Karamyan, Ph.D. (2016), Raul Martinez-Zaguilan, Ph.D.,(2017); Susan Bergeson Ph.D (2018)  
IT eLearning - David Burnett
International Affairs Council - Pablo Artigas, Ph.D.
Interprofessional Education Operations Committee - Barry Lombardini, Ph.D.
Student Affairs Workgroup - Pamela Johnson
TTUHSC Quality Improvement Committee - Michael Blanton, Ph.D.
Web Strategy Council - David Burnett
 
 

SABR

 
Lan Guan, Ph.D. - Co-Director
Pablo Artigas, Ph.D. - Co-Director
Kendra Rumbaugh, Ph.D. - Past Director
Wendy Pruitt, Ph.D. 
Pam Johnson
 
Scholarship Committees

GSBS Dean's Scholars Award

Thomas Abbruscato, Ph.D. - Associate Dean - Amarillo
Susan Bergeson, Ph.D. - Associate Dean - Biotechnology
Michael Blanton, Ph.D.- Sr. Associate Dean - Lubbock
Theresa Byrd, Dr.PH. - Associate Dean - Public Health
Raj Lakshmanaswamy, Ph.D. - Associate Dean - El Paso

GSBS Miscellaneous Scholarships

Brandt Schneider, Ph.D.  - CHAIR - GSBS Dean
Pam Johnson - Assistant Dean
Department Faculty Member

Mary Lou Clements-Mann Scholarship

Thomas Abbruscato, Ph.D. - CHAIR - Amarillo Associate Dean
Michael Blanton, Ph.D. - Lubbock Sr. Associate Dean
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