12 New Faculty Join 8 Medical School Departments

Published September 24, 2018

Twelve faculty members with a variety of clinical and research experience — representing eight medical school departments — have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.

8 Different Departments Represented

Lalarukh Aftab

Lalarukh K. Aftab, MD

Lalarukh K. Aftab, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, specializes in anatomic pathology and clinical pathology.

She earned her medical degree from King Edward Medical College. She completed her residency in anatomic and clinical pathology — including serving as chief resident — at the Jacobs School and completed a fellowship in hematopathology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

Thomas Hohle

Thomas H. Hohle, PhD

Thomas H. Hohle, PhD, is a lecturer in the Department of Biochemistry. He earned his doctoral degree in biochemistry from the Jacobs School.

Paul Hosking

Paul R. Hosking, MD

Paul R. Hosking, MD, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, earned his medical degree from the Jacobs School. He did his residency and fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center.

He specializes in clinical pathology, hematopathology and transfusion medicine.

Meghan Jacobs

Meghan E. Jacobs, MD

Meghan E. Jacobs, MD, is clinical assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics in the Division of General Pediatrics. She earned her medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University, where she also completed her pediatrics residency.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in evolutionary biology and ecology from the University of Rochester.

Sikandar Khan

Sikandar Z. Khan, MD

Sikandar Z. Khan, MD, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Surgery, specializes in vascular and endovascular surgery.

He earned his medical degree at King Edward Medical College and completed his residency in vascular surgery at the Jacobs School.

He completed a research fellowship in vascular surgery from Columbia University Medical Center and his general surgery residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Ajay Panchal

Ajay N. Panchal, MD

Ajay N. Panchal, MD, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Surgery, earned his medical degree from the Jacobs School, from which he also completed his residency in general surgery. He earned his bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences from the Jacobs School.

Darren Alicandri, MD, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine, earned his medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University. He specializes in addiction medicine and is an attending physician at UBMD Family Medicine.