The Experimental Pathology Program Director, Dr. Jere W. McBride, has been involved in graduate education through teaching and mentoring for over 25 years. He is a Graduate Faculty member in the Experimental Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology and Cell Biology Graduate Programs. His teaching and mentoring experience include contributions to both graduate and medical school curriculums and mentorship for over 30 students (doctoral, master's, undergraduate, high school) and 10 visiting international trainees during his career at UTMB. In addition, he is an NIH-funded investigator with over 80-peer-reviewed publications and reviews, 20 book chapters and proceedings, and 15 US patents for intellectual property related to vaccines and diagnostics.
Dr. McBride was recognized as the Department of Pathology "Researcher of the Year" in 2009. His departmental and university service includes the Pathology Educational Leadership Committee, Executive Committee for Research, UTMB Faculty Senate, and the James W. McLaughlin Endowment Committee. His membership in scientific organizations includes the American Society for Microbiology, American Society for Investigative Pathology (elected), and the American Society for Rickettsiology.
The Program Coordinator, Ashley Rhame, is solely responsible for
the administrative duties of the Program as well as coordination with
the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences concerning all aspects of
policy and procedures pertaining to the Experimental Pathology Graduate