Institute Members

Rindy Anderson

Rindy Anderson

Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Science
Office: BC-90, Room 336, Davie Campus
Phone: 954.236.1144 (Davie), 561.297.4681 (Boca)
Email:   andersonr@fau.edu
Website
Shailaja Allani

Shailaja Allani

Research Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Science
Office: MC-17, Room 202, Jupiter Campus
Phone: 561.799.8322
Email: skesaraj@fau.edu
Website
Gizelle Anzures

Gizelle Anzures, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Psychology, College of Science
Office: BS-12, Room 206, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.3368
Email:  ganzures@.fau.edu
Website
Nicole Baganz

Nicole Baganz, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, Biomedical Science, College of Medicine
Director of Community Engagement and Programming, FAU Brain Institute 
Office: MC-17, Room 111, Jupiter Campus
Phone: 561.799.8559
Email:  nbaganz@health.fau.edu
Website
Elan Barenholtz

Elan Barenholtz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Psychology and Center for Complex Systems and Brain Sciences, College of Science
Office: BS-12, Room 101, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.3433
Email:  ebarenho@fau.edu
Website
Lilah Besser

Lilah M. Besser, PhD, MSPH

Assistant Professor, School of Urban and Regional Planning
Institute for Human Health and Disease Intervention
Office:SO-284H, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.0614
Email:  lbesser@fau.edu
Randy Blakely

Randy D. Blakely, Ph.D.

Professor, Biomedical Science, College of Medicine
Executive Director, FAU Brain Institute
Office: MC-17, Room 109, Jupiter Campus
Phone: 561.799.8100
Email:  rblakely@health.fau.edu
Website
Steven Bressler

Steven L. Bressler, Ph.D.

Psychology and Interim Director, Center for Complex Systems and Brain Sciences, FAU Brain Institute, College of Science
Office: BS-12, Room 320, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.2227; 561.297.4310
Email:  bressler@fau.edu
Website
Jana Boerner

Jana Boerner

Managing Director, Brain Institute Cell Imaging Core, Biological Sciences, College of Science
Office:Room 102, MC-19, John D. McArthur, Jupiter campus
Phone: 561.799.3321
Email:  jboerner@fau.edu
Website
Lucia Carvelli

Lucia Carvelli, Ph.D.

Associate Professor: Neuroscience, Honors College
Office: MC-17, Room 105, Jupiter Campus
Phone: 561.799.8115
Email:  lcarvelli@fau.edu
Website
Brenda Claiborne, Ph.D.

Brenda Claiborne, Ph.D.

Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Science
Office: MC-19, Room 108, Jupiter Campus
Phone: 561.799.7032
Email:  brenda.claiborne@fau.edu
Website
Andrea Cippitelli, Ph.D.

Andrea Cippitelli, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, Biomedical Science, College of Medicine
Email:  acippitelli@health.fau.edu
Website
Predrag Cudic

Predrag Cudic, Ph.D.

Professor in Chemistry and Biochemistry,
College of Science
Office: MC-17, Room 208, Jupiter Campus
Phone: 561.799.8375
Email:  pcudic@fau.edu
Website
Ali A. Danesh

Ali A. Danesh, Ph.D., FAAA

Professor, Director of Audiology Clinic, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
College of Education; Professor of Integrated Medical Science, College of Medicine
Office: ED-47, Room 434, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.2071
Email:  danesh@fau.edu
Website
Ken Dawson-Scully

Ken Dawson-Scully,MSc, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biological Sciences and Associate Director, FAU Brain Institute, College of Science
Office: SC-1, Room 227, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.0337
Email:  kdawsons@fau.edu
Website
Deguo Du

Deguo Du, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Science
Office: PS-55, Room 301G, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.0094
Email:  ddu@fau.edu
Website
Julie Earles

Julie Earles, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology, Wilkes Honors College
Office: PSR 203, Jupiter campus
Phone: 561.799.8612
Email:  jearles@fau.edu
Website
Erik Engeberg

Erik D. Engeberg, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Ocean and Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering
Office: 36, Room 178, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.0537
Email:  eengeberg@fau.edu
Website
Edward Ester

Edward Ester

Assistant Professor, Psychology, College of Science
Office: BS-12, Room 212, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.1278
Email:  eester@fau.edu
Erik Duboue, Ph.D

Erik Duboue, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology, Wilkes Honors College
Office: RE, Room 205
Phone: 561-799.8069
Email:  eduboue@fau.edu
Website
Gregg Fields

Greg Fields, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Science, Director, Center for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
Office: MC-17, Room 211, Jupiter Campus
Phone: 561.799.8577
Email:  fieldsg@fau.edu
Website
James Galvin

James Galvin, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor, Integrated Medical Science and Associate Dean for Clinical Science, Colleges of Medicine,
Professor, Nursing, College of Nursing
Office: ME-104, Room 102M, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.4783
Email:  galvinj@health.fau.edu
Website
Behnaz Ghoraani

Behnaz Ghoraani, Ph.D.,SMIEEE

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer & Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 
Office: EE-96, Room 319, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.4031
Email:  bghoraani@fau.edu
Website
Tanja Godenschwege

Tanja A. Godenschwege, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Science
Office: MC-19, Room 209, Jupiter Campus
Phone: 561.297.1390
Email:  godensch@fau.edu
Website
Kathleen Guthrie

Kathleen Guthrie, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biomedical Science, College of Medicine
Office: BC-71, Room 208, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.0457
Email:  kguthrie@health.fau.edu
Website
Maureen Hahn

Maureen Hahn, Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor, College of Medicine
Office: Room 105, MC-17, John D. MacArthur Campus, Jupiter
Phone: 561.799.8491
Email:  hahnm@health.fau.edu
Jason Hallstrom

Jason Hallstrom, Ph.D.

Professor and Director of I-SENSE, Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Office: EE-96, Room 324, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.4748
Email:  jhallstrom@fau.edu
Website
Sang Hong

Sang Hong, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Psychology, College of Science
Office: BS-12, Room 209, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.2905
Email:  shong6@fau.edu
Website
Heather Howard

Heather Howard, MSW, Ph.D., LCSW

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work
Phone: 561.297.3969
Email: howardh@fau.edu
Website
Ceylan Isgor

Ceylan Isgor, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biomedical Science, College of Medicine
Office: BC-71, Room 323, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.0712
Email:  cisgor@health.fau.edu
Website
Hideki Iwamato

Hideki Iwamato, Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor of Biomedical Science, College of Medicine
Office: MC-17, Room 113, Jupiter Campus
Phone: 561.799.8463
Email:  hiwamoto@health.fau.edu
Website
Kailiang Jia

Kailiang Jia, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Science
Offices: SC-1, Room 261, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.799.8054
Email:  kjia@fau.edu
Website
Nancy Aaron Jones

Nancy Aaron Jones, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Psychology, College of Science
Office: MC-13, Room 215, Jupiter Campus
Phone: 561.799.8632
Email:  njones@fau.edu
Website
Daniel Kantor

Daniel Kantor, M.D., FAAN

Associate Professor of Neurology, Neurology Residency Program Director, College of Medicine
Office: BC-71, room 335, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.571.1198
Email: danielkantor@health.fau.edu
Website

Marc Kantorow

Marc Kantorow, Ph.D.

Professor, Biomedical Science, Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs, College of Medicine
Office: BC-71, Room 207, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.2910
Email:  mkantoro@health.fau.edu
Website
Alex Keene

Alex Keene, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Science
Office: MC-19, Room 202, Jupiter Campus
Phone: 561.799.8053
Email:  keenea@fau.edu
Website
Scott Kelso

J.A. Scott Kelso, Ph.D.

Glenwood and Martha Creech Eminent Scholar in Science and Center for Complex Systems and Brain Sciences
Office: BS-12, Room 411, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.2229
Email:  kelso@ccs.fau.edu
Website
Alan Kersten

Alan Kersten, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Charles E. Schmidt College of Science
Office: Behavioral Science Room 203, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.3382
Email:  akersten@fau.edu
Website

Ania Knapinska

Ania Knapinska, Ph.D.

Research Professor, Ph.D. in Molecular Pharmacology, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Office: MC-17, Room 204, Jupiter Campus
Phone: 561.799.8140
Email:  aknapins@fau.edu
Website
Ania Knapinska

Johanna Kowalko, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology, Wilkes Honors College
Office: MC-19, Room 207, Jupiter campus
Phone: 561.799.8102
Email:  jkowalko@fau.edu
Website
Gregory Macleod

Gregory Macleod, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Science 
Office: MC-19, Room 212, Jupiter Campus
Phone: 561.799.8205
Email:  macleodg@fau.edu
Website
Sarah Milton

Sarah Milton, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biomedical Science, College of Science
Office: SC-1, Room 288, Boca Raton campus
Phone: 561.297.3327
Email:  smilton@fau.edu
Website
Rodney Murphey

Rodney Murphey, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Biological Sciences, College of Science
Office: MC-19, Room 101, Jupiter Campus
Phone: 561.297.0384
Email:  rmurphey@fau.edu
Website
Akihiko Ozawa, Ph.D.

Akihiko Ozawa, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, Biomedical Science, College of Medicine
Email:  aozawa@health.fau.edu
Website
Paul Peulso

Paul Peluso, Ph.D.

Chair and Professor, Department of Counselor Education
Office: ED 466 
Phone: 561.297.3625
Email: ppeluso@fau.edu
Website
Connie Porcaro

Connie Porcaro, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Education
Office: ED 47, Room 450, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.1137
Email:  cporcaro@fau.edu
Website
Henriette Van Praag

Henriette van Praag

Associate Professor, Biomedical Science, College of Medicine
Office: MC-17, RM103, Jupiter Campus
Phone: 561.799.8689
Email:  hvanpraag@health.fau.edu
vanPraagLab@fau.edu
 
Website
Howard Prentice

Howard Prentice, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biomedical Science, College of Medicine
Office: BC-71, Room 139, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.0362
Email:  hprentic@fau.edu
Website
Ning Quan

Ning Quan, Ph.D.

Office: MC-17, Room 228, Jupiter Campus
Phone: 561.799.8100
Email:  nquan@health.fau.edu
Website
Janet Robishaw

Janet Robishaw, Ph.D.

Office: BC-71, Room 341, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.4828
Email:  jrobishaw@health.fau.edu
Website
Monica Rosselli

Monica Rosselli, Ph.D.

Professor and Assistant Chair, Psychology, College of Science
Office: E&S, Room 268A, Davie Campus
Phone: 954.236.1108
Email:  mrossell@fau.edu
Website
Adam Schaefer

Adam Schaefer, M.P.H.

Principal Investigator and Epidemiologist
Office: 5600 US 1 North, Ft. Pierce
Phone: 772.242.2311
Email:  aschaef3@fau.edu
Website
Wen Shen

Wen Shen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biomedical Science, College of Medicine
Office: BC-71, Room 229, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.0628
Email:  wshen@health.fau.edu
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Summer Sheremata

Summer Sheremata, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Psychology, College of Science
Office: BS-12, Room 207, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.3362
Email:  ssheremata@fau.edu
Website
Robert Stackman

Robert Stackman, Ph.D.

Dean of the Graduate College
and Professor, Department of Psychology
Office: MC-19, Room 110, Jupiter Campus
Phone: 561.297.4358
Email:  rstackma@fau.edu
Website
Rui Tao

Rui Tao, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biomedical Science, College of Medicine
Office: BC-71, Room 327, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.0713
Email:  rtao@health.fau.edu  
Website
Ruth Tappen

Ruth Tappen, EdD, RN, FAAN

Professor and Christine E. Lynn Eminent Scholar, College of Nursing
Office: AZ-79, Room 119, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.3188
Email:  rtappen@fau.edu
Website
Carol Tessel

Carol Tessel, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders 
Office: 47 - ED 449, Boca Raton Campus
Phone:
 561.297.1138
Email:  ctessel@fau.edu
Website
Emmanuelle Tognoli

Emmanuelle Tognoli, Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor, Psychology and Center for Complex Systems and Brain Sciences, College of Science
Office: BS-12, Room 410, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.0110
Email:  tognoli@ccs.fau.edu
Website
Lawrence Toll, Ph.D

Lawrence Toll, Ph.D.

Professor of Biomedical Science, College of Medicine
Office: BC-71, Room 209, Boca Raton Campus
Email:  ltoll@health.fau.edu
Website
Carmen Varela

Carmen Varela

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Science
Office: MC-19, Room TBD, Jupiter
Website
Laura Vernon

Laura Vernon

Associate Professor, Wilkes Honors College
Office: MC-19, Room 109, Jupiter campus
Phone: 561.799.8411 
Email: lvernon@fau.edu 
Website
Robert Vertes

Robert Vertes, Ph.D.

Professor, Psychology and Center for Complex Systems and Brain Sciences, College of Science
Office: BS-12, Room 329, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.2362
Email:  vertes@cc.fau.edu
Website
Jenny Wei

Jianning (Jenny) Wei, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biomedical Science, College of Medicine
Office: BC-71, Room 210, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.0002
Email:  jwei@health.fau.edu
Website
Herbert Weissbach

Herbert Weissbach, Ph.D.

Distinguished Research Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Science
Office: MC-17, Room 225, Jupiter Campus
Phone: 561.799.8345
Email:  hweissba@fau.edu
Website
Dale Williams

Dale Williams, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Education
Office: ED-23, Room 427, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561-297-3238
Email:  dwilliam@fau.edu
Website
Teresa Wilcox

Teresa Wilcox, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology, College of Science
Office: BS-12, Room 101B, Boca Campus
Email:  wilcoxt@fau.edu
Website
Amy Wright

Amy Wright, Ph.D.

Research Professor, Marine Biomedical and Biotechnology Research, HBOI
Office: HB-01, Room 236, Harbor Branch Campus
Phone: 772.242.2459
Email:  awright33@fau.edu
Website
John Wu

Jang-Yen (John) Wu, Ph.D.

Professor, Biomedical Science, College of Medicine
Office: BC-71, Room 241, Boca Raton Campus
Phone: 561.297.0167
Email:  jwu@health.fau.edu
Website
Qi Zhang, Ph.D.

Qi Zhang, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, Biomedical Science, College of Medicine
Office: MC-17, Room 101, Jupiter Campus
Phone: 561.799.8575
Email zhangq@health.fau.edu
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