By Dirk Hoffman
Published October 11, 2023
Thirty-two faculty members with a variety of clinical and research experience — representing 12 medical school departments — have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.
He specializes in complex open and endoscopic treatments of skull base and pituitary disease, neuro-oncology, and minimally invasive cranial surgery.
Algattas has research interests in skull base and pituitary disease, neuro-oncology, craniocervical junction disorders, traumatic brain/spinal cord injury, and concussion.
He completed fellowships in neurosurgical sports medicine and open/endoscopic skull base surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Algattas completed a residency in neurological surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and earned his medical degree from the University of Rochester Medical Center.
Lindsey M. Alico is a clinical assistant professor of genetic counseling and director of genetic counseling in the Office of Biomedical Education.
She completed fellowships in Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and in cancer genetic counseling at Yale Cancer Center.
Alico earned a master’s in science degree in human genetics from Sarah Lawrence College.
He completed fellowships in pediatric neurocritical care and pediatric critical care medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center.
Anderson earned an EdM degree in health professions education from the Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester.
He completed residency training in pediatrics at SUNY Upstate Medical University, where he served as chief resident. He earned his medical degree from St Georges University School of Medicine.
She completed a residency in family medicine at OhioHealth Doctors Hospital.
Baruch earned her DO degree in osteopathic medicine from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Her research centers on using experimental methods and behavioral economics to study decision making in children and adults to improve health choices. Her current research focuses on studying how choices influence the reinforcing value of food, including non-food alternative reinforcers.
Among her specialties and research focus are developmental biology, epigenetics, gene expression, molecular and cellular biology, neurodevelopmental disorders, stem cells and transcription factors.
She completed a National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (F32) at the University California, Riverside.
Charney was also a fellow for the U.S. Department of Education Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need at the University of California, Irvine.
She earned her doctoral degree in biological sciences from the University of California, Irvine.
He specializes in pulmonary and critical care medicine.
Clark’s clinical and academic interests include interstitial lung disease and other chronic lung conditions, health care policy, disparities and health care costs.
Among his specialties and research focus are addictions, aging, behavioral neuroscience, behavioral pharmacology, brain research and neuropsychiatric disorders.
Dominguez-Lopez earned his doctoral degree in neuroscience from McGill University.
His specialty/research focus is pulmonary and critical care medicine.
Fadell completed fellowships in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York.
He was also a visiting fellow of neurocritical care at the Columbia University Medical Center and a visiting fellow of pulmonary medicine at Ottawa General Hospital.
Fadell completed an internal medicine residency at Staten Island University Hospital and earned his medical degree from St. Joseph University School of Medicine in Beirut, Lebanon.
Frodey earned his medical degree from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
Her research lab focuses on cultivating and retaining the future biomedical/STEM workforce.
She was a science and technology policy fellow at The National Academies and a postdoctoral fellow at the The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
McCartney earned her doctoral degree in neuroscience from George Washington University.
His research broadly focuses on the synaptic mechanisms of sensory, motor, and cognitive operations of the neocortex and thalamus.
Neske earned his doctoral degree in neuroscience from Brown University.
Her research interests include assessing barriers and facilitators to advanced care planning documentation.
Rampersaud completed a hospice and palliative medicine fellowship at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and a residency in family medicine at Charleston Area Medical Center/West Virginia University.
She earned her medical degree from the Medical University of the Americas.
She completed a fellowship in pediatric critical care at the University of Michigan, C.S. Mott Children”s Hospital.
Rider was a categorical pediatric resident at UH Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.
She earned her doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.
His laboratory does basic, interdisciplinary research that employs both classic and state-of-the-art techniques in the fields of structural biology, biochemistry, and biophysics—with the goal of advancing fundamental understanding of and solve problems in human biology and health.
The research focus of the lab intends to elucidate the structures and assembly processes of small integral membrane protein-comprised supramolecular machines.
Vecchio was a postdoctoral scholar and Specialist II and a National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellow at the University of California, San Francisco.
He was a postdoctoral scholar at the University at Buffalo
Vecchio earned his doctoral degree in structural biology from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
He completed a residency in family medicine at Atrium Health at Carolinas Medical Center and earned his medical degree from the University of Central Florida College of Medicine.
The biographical information in the faculty profiles of the following new hires was incomplete at the time of publication: