McNulty Civitan Scientists & Civitan Emerging Scholars
2005 - 2022

  
 
McNulty Civitan Scientists

Current Positions
Affiliations

2021 - 2022 Brandon Rocque, M.D., FAANS
Associate Professor
Department of Neurosurgery 

2020 - 2021 Matthew Alexander, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics

2019 - 2020 Kristina Visscher, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Neurobiology

2018 - 2019 Sarah O'Kelley, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology

2017 - 2018
Vladimir Parpura, M.D.,Ph.D.
Professor, UAB
Neurobiology
2016 - 2017   Fred Biasini, Ph.D.

In Memory of .....
 
2015 - 2016   Michelle Olsen, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Virginia Tech
Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology, SOM

2014 - 2015   Brian Sims, M.D., Ph.D. 
Associate Professor, UAB
Pediatrics, SOM

2013 - 2014  Adrianne Lahti, M.D. Professor, UAB
Psychiatry, SOM
2012 - 2013  Erik Roberson, M.D., Ph.D.
Virginia B. Spencer Professor of Neuroscience, UAB
Neurology, SOM

2011- 2012   Rita Cowell, Ph.D.
Fellow & Chair, Neuroscience Department 
Southern Research

2010 - 2011  Farah Lubin, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor, UAB
Neurobiology, SOM

2009 - 2010  Linda Wadiche, Ph.D. Professor, UAB
Neurobiology, SOM

2008 - 2009  Rajesh Kana, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of Alabama
Psychology
2007 - 2008 Candace Floyd, Ph.D.
Director, Neural Injury Center
University of Montana 
2006  - 2007 Scott Wilson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, UAB
Neurobiology, SOM
2005  - 2006 Lucas Pozzo-Miller, Ph.D.
           
             Bart Hodgens, Ph.D.
Professor, UAB
Neurobiology, SOM

 
Civitan Emerging Scholars

Current Positions
Affiliations 
2021 - 2022
Rudhab Bahabry, Bachelor of Medicine Fellow
Department of Neurobiology
Andrea Reid, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow 
Division of Pediatric Neurology
 2020 - 2021  
Norimichi Ito, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology
Reagan Pennock, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow, UAB
Neurobiology
Austin Svancara, M.A. Graduate Student
Developmental Psychology, UAB
2019 - 2020  
Nicholas Boyle MSTP Graduate Student, UAB
Neurology
Qiangqiang Xia, Ph.D. Post Doc, UAB
Neurobiology
Helen Root Trainee
Medical/Clinical Psychology Program
2018 - 2019

Abbey Herringshaw - Whit Mallory Award

Graduate Student, UAB

Silvienne Stint Jago

Graduate Student, UAB

Heather Dark

Graduate Student, UAB
2017 - 2018

Nancy Gallus, B.S. - Whit Mallory Award
Neuroscience Graduate Student, UAB
Neurobiology

Mary Phillips, B.S. 
Neuroscience Graduate Student, UAB
Neurobiology

Rylie Hightower, B.S.N., R.N.
Graduate Research Assistant
Pediatrics

Jose Maximo, M.A.
Graduate Student 
Psychology
2016 - 2017
Melissa Thye - Whit Mallory Fellow Graduate Research Assistant, UAB
Psychology
Julia Beattie Graduate Trainee, UAB
Psychology
Megan Rich Pre-doctoral Neuroscience, UAB
Radiology and Neurobiology
Hai Vo Graduate Research Assistant, UAB
Neurobiology
2015 - 2016  
Jada Hallengren, Ph.D. - Whit Mallory Fellow Postdoctoral Fellow, UAB
Neurobiology, SOM

Jessica Nichols 
Graduate Student Trainee, UAB
Svitlana Bach, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, UAB
Neurobiology, SOM

Jenna Lebersfeld  Graduate Student Trainee, UAB
2014 - 2015
 
Haley Johnson - Whit Mallory Fellow
Graduate Trainee, UAB
Andrew Arrant, Ph.D. 
Postdoctoral Trainee, UAB
Vladimir Grubisic, M.D., Ph.D.  
Postdoctoral Fellow, Michigan State University
Neurobiology, SOM 
Natasha Pacheco 
Graduate Research Assistant, UAB
Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology, SOM

2013 - 2014
 
Sarah Gillot - Whit Mallory Fellow  
Andrew Kennedy, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Bates College
Neurobiology, SOM

Latoya Paul, Ph.D.
Instructor, LSU
Yanjie Li, Ph.D. 
Research Associate, UAB
2012 - 2013
 
Elena Adlaf, Ph.D.  Postdoctoral Fellow, Duke University
Neurobiology, SOM

Vishnu Cuddapah, M.D.
Pediatrician, Childrens Hospital, Philadelphia, PA,
Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology, SOM

Adam Funk, M.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Cincinnati
Meredith Reid   
2011 - 2012
 
Aundrea Bartley, Ph.D.  Research Associate, UAB
Neurobiology, SOM

Aimee Franklin, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor, Southeastern University
Cell Developmental and Integrative Biology, SOM
Lauren Libero, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute 
Stefanie Robel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech
Neurobiology, SOM
2010 - 2011
 
Asher Albertson, M.D., Ph.D. 
Neurologist, St. Louis, MO
Neurobiology, SOM

Brandi Baker, M.D.   
Wei Li, Ph.D. 
Instructor, UAB
Neurobiology, SOM
Donna Murdaugh, Ph.D.
Research Assistant, UAB
2009 - 2010
 
Kelly Dunham
 
Johanna Gandy, Ph.D. 
Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Sarah Cannon Research Institute
Mark Pennick, Ph.D.
 
Ryan Walsh, M.D., Ph.D.  
2008 - 2009
 
Gaston Calfa, Ph.D.
Instructor, Universidad National de Cordoba, Argentina 
Neurobiology, SOM

Nolan Jean Ernest, M.D., Ph.D.
Pediatrician, Dothan Pediatric Clinic 
Elizabeth Lucas, Ph.D.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai  
Psychiatry, SOM

Tania Roth, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor, University of Delaware
Neurobiology, SOM

2007 - 2008
  
Stephen Crimmins, Ph.D. 
Chief, Bench Laboratory, William Beaumont Army Medical Center  
Neurobiology, SOM

Chuansheng Zhao, M.D., Ph.D. 
Associate Professor, The First Hospital of China Medical University,Shenyang, Liaoning, China
Neurobiology, SOM
Cryshelle Patterson, Ph.D.
Chris Uskaitis M.D., Ph.D. 
Fellow, Boston Children’s Hospital 
2006 - 2007
  
Courtney Miller, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor, The Scripps Research Ins 
Neurobiology, SOM

Lars Kristiansen, Ph.D.
 
2005 - 2006
  
Maria Hopkins, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, UAB
Psychology, CAS

Jennifer Larimore
Assistant Professor, Agnes Scott College
Neurobiology, SOM

Ken C. Walls
Hua Yu Sun