Pharmacology & Toxicology Graduate Program Alumni


Recent Graduates:

Eric A. Wold, Ph.D. (Spring 2021)
Mentor: Jia Zhou, Ph.D.
Position: Post-Doc at Rice University

Luke Bourner, Ph.D. (Spring 2021)
Mentor: Casey Wright, Ph.D.
Position: Post-Doc at Elli Lilly

Catherine Sampson, Ph.D. (Summer 2020)
Mentor: Jonathan Hommel, Ph.D.
Position: Post-Doc at The University of Texas Medical Branch

Cynthia Tapia, Ph.D. (Summer 2020)
Mentor: Fernanda Laezza M.D., Ph.D.
Position: Post-Doc at The University of Texas Medical Branch

Victoria Dobbie Brehm, M.S. (Spring 2020)
Mentor: Kathryn Cunningham, Ph.D.
Position: Medical School Student at The University of Texas Medical Branch

Michelle Land, Ph.D. (Spring 2020)
Mentor: Noelle C. Anastasio, Ph.D.
Position: Post-Doc at Baylor College of Medicine

Dennis Sholler, Ph.D. (Fall 2019)
Mentor: Kathryn Cunningham, Ph.D.
Position: Post-Doc at John Hopkins University

Veronica Campbell, M.S. (Summer 2019)
Mentor: Noelle C. Anastasio, Ph.D.
Position: Mission Work

Shariq Ali, M.D., Ph.D. (Spring 2019)
Mentor: Erik Rytting, Ph.D.
Position: Residency Match -
Surgery-Prelim, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Radiology/Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

Omneya Nassar, Ph.D. (Spring 2019)
Mentor: Bernard M. Pettitt, Ph.D.
Position: Post-Doc at The University of Texas Medical Branch

Jonathan Luisi, Ph.D. (Spring 2019)
Mentor: Massoud Motamedi, Ph.D.
Position: Post-Doc at The University of Texas Medical Branch

Christopher Wild, Ph.D. (Spring 2018)
Mentor: Jia Zhou, Ph.D.
Position: Department Chair of Chemistry, Engineering, Geology, and Physics and Distinguished Faculty of Chemistry at San Jacinto College

Sanaalarab Al Enazy, Ph.D. (Fall 2017)
Mentor: Erik Rytting, Ph.D.
Position: Post-Doc in the Department of Neurosurgery at MD Anderson in Houston

Barsam Mirfattah, Ph.D. (Fall 2017)
Mentor: Kangling Zhang, Ph.D.
Position: Post-Doc

Ches'Nique Phillips, Ph.D. (Fall 2017)
Mentor: Mark Hellmich, Ph.D.
Position: Post-Doc at LSU Health Science Center at New Orleans 

Yafang Zhang, Ph.D. (Fall 2016)
Mentor: Thomas Green, Ph.D.
Position: Post-Doc at University of Pennsylvania

Syed Ali, Ph.D. (Summer 2016) 
Mentor: Fernanda Laezza, M.D., Ph.D.
Position: Post-Doc at Yale University

Valentina Fokina, Ph.D. (Summer 2016)  
Mentor: Mahmoud S. Ahmed, Ph.D.
Position: Post-Doc at University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Muayad AlmahariqM.D., Ph.D. (Spring 2016)  
Mentor: Xiadong Cheng, Ph.D.
Position: Resident in Radiation Oncology at Beaumont Health System

Musaad Alshammari, Ph.D. (Spring 2016)  
Mentor: Fernanda Laezza, M.D., Ph.D.
Position: Chair and Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology and Director of Innovation Unit at King Saud University

Tahani Alshammari, Ph.D. (Spring 2016)  
Mentor: Fernanda Laezza, M.D., Ph.D.
Position: Tenure-track Assistant Professor at King Saud University

Yaohua Hu, Ph.D. (Spring 2016)
Mentor: Xiadong Cheng, Ph.D.
Position: Post-Doc at UTHSC at Houston

Norah Alberkairi, Ph.D. (Summer 2015)
Mentor: Erik Rytting, Ph.D.
Position: Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at King Faisal University