Adjunct Faculty

Michael Beckstead, Ph.D.

Michael G. Bemben, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and Director, Neuromuscular Research
Laboratory, Department of Health and Sport Sciences; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Physiology
Specialty: Age Related Alterations in Neuromuscular Function and Body Composition

Chi Bun Chan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
School of Biological Sciences
The University of Hong Kong
Specialty: Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome

Jiande Chen, Ph.D.
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University of Texas Medical Branch
Specialty: physiology and pathophysiology of gastrointestinal motility as well as obesity and diabetes

Steven Chernausek, MD

Anna Csiszár MD, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Reynolds Oklahoma Center on Aging
Research Division of the Donald W. Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Speciality: Cardiovascular Pathophysiology, Molecular Biology of Aging, Cell Biology

Ferenc Deak, MD, Ph.D.

Michael Elliott, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Specialty: Understanding the role of membrane organization on the structure and function of retinal cells under normal and pathological conditions.

Timothy Griffin, Ph.D.

Michael Ihnat, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Speciality: cancer and inflammatory diseases

Anne Kasus-Jacobi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Research
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Speciality: Physiological Roles of Photoreceptor Retinol Dehydrogenases (RDHs)

Dimitris Karamichos, Ph.D.

David C. Kem, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Chief, Endocrinology
Metabolism and Hypertension Section
Department of Medicine
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Specialty: Cardiovascular Endocrinology

Gary T. Kinasewitz, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Specialty: Sepsis and Tissue Injury

Hsueh-Kung Lin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Urology
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Specialty: Tissue Regeneration and Functional Genomics

Bengt G. S. Linderoth, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Functional Neurosurgery
Karolinska Institute and Head
Section of Functional Neurosurgery
Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden
Specialty: Central and Peripheral Mechanisms Underlying the Effects of Spinal Cord Stimulation, Pain surgery; Functional neurosurgery

Benjamin Miller, Ph.D.

Kenneth E. Miller, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of Anatomy & Cell Biology 
Center for Health Sciences
College of Osteopathic Medicine
Oklahoma State University
Specialty: evaluate glutamate metabolism in spinal systems during various injury, inflammatory, and pain conditions

Dean Myers, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Adjunct Associate Professor of Cell Biology
The John Records Chair in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Specialty:  Synthesis of the steroid hormone, cortisol (corticosterone in rodents), in the fetal adrenal glands initiates in utero during late gestation

William C. Orr, Ph.D.
President and Chief Operating Officer
Thomas N. Lynn Institute for Healthcare Research
INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center
Specialty: Sleep Physiology

Arlan Richardson, Ph.D.

Dharambir Sanghera, Ph.D.

Benjamin J. Scherlag, Ph.D.

George Lynn Cross Research Professor
Helen Webster Professor of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Professor of Medicine 
Specialty: Autonomic Nervous System and Cardiac Arrhythmias

Kevin R. Short, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Speciality: Pediatric Diabetes, Endocrinology

William E. Sonntag, Ph.D.
Department of Geriatric Medicine 
University of Oklahoma Health Science Center
Specialty: Molecular Endocrinology and Nuroendocrinology

Zoltán Ungvári M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Donald W. Reynolds Chair of Aging Research
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center 
Specialty: Cardiovascular Aging, Vascular Biology, Free Radical Biology, Comparative Biology of Aging

Holly Van Remmen, Ph.D.

Weidong Wang, Ph.D.

Jian Xu, Ph.D.