Meet the Team

Our investigators, research nurses and coordinators are experienced in all phases of vaccine clinical trials from first-in-human Phase I studies through Phase IV post-marketing studies.

Richard Rupp, MD

Director/Principal Investigator

Lemuel Aigbivbalu, MD


Megan Berman, MD


Laura Porterfield, MD


Diane Barrett, MS, CCRP

Operations Manager

Cori Burkett, PA-C


Robert Cox, RN

Research Nurse

Amy McMahan, LVN

Research Nurse

Ruth Ogol, BS, LVN

Research Coordinator

Kristin Pollock, RN, CCRP

Research Nurse

Li Li, BS

Research Associate



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