Faculty

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) at the University of Massachusetts Medical School is a faculty-initiated and faculty-organized school with a mission to train the next generation of science leaders, teachers and advocates. In doing so, our students:
•    engage in leading edge research advancing our understanding of human biology in health and disease
•    translate discovery into treatments that transform the practice of medicine
•    build the knowledge, skills, professional network and experience to reach their career objectives

The faculty are nationally and internationally renowned for their research, as demonstrated by their prominence on national committees, boards and review panels, by their service as editors and reviewers for scientific journals, and by their numerous publications in scientific and educational journals. The faculty have created a transformative research education experience based on problem-solving, inter- and trans-disciplinary approaches to biomedical research that strongly emphasize the scientific method, quantitative approaches to science, the development of strong communication skills and self- and team-directed approaches to learning, research and professional development.  As a result, the research undertaken by our students and faculty spans the full spectrum of contemporary health sciences from the study of single, isolated molecules to population genomics and health outcomes.

The faculty in the GSBS are appointed within fifteen academic programs.  The faculty hold their primary academic appointment in the School or Medicine or Graduate School of Nursing.

Faculty List

  • Usha Rajagopalan Jairaj Acharya PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology
    University of Massachusetts Medical School
    University of Madras
    University of Madras
    Indian Institute of Science
  • Ronald N Adler MD

    Associate Professor
    Family Medicine and Community Health
    University of Massachusetts Medical School
    Tufts University
    University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Jeremy T Aidlen MD, FACS

    Associate Professor
    Surgery
    University of Massachusetts Medical School
    Pediatric Surgery
    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • Karim Alavi MD

    Associate Professor
    Surgery
    University of Massachusetts Medical School
    Colon And Rectal Surgery
    George Washington University
    George Washington University School of Medicine
  • Mark Alkema PhD

    Associate Professor
    Neurobiology
    University of Massachusetts Medical School
    University of Amsterdam
    University of Amsterdam
    University of Amsterdam
  • Jeroan J Allison MD, MS

    Professor
    Quantitative Health Sciences
    University of Massachusetts Medical School
    Health Informatics And Implementation Science
    Samford University
    Harvard University School of Public Health
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Laura Cristina Alonso MD

    Associate Professor
    Medicine
    University of Massachusetts Medical School
    Diabetes
    Harvard University
    University of Pennsylvania Pereleman School of Medicine
  • Victor R Ambros PhD

    Professor
    Program in Molecular Medicine
    University of Massachusetts Medical School
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Christelle Anaclet PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Neurobiology
    University of Massachusetts Medical School
    Claude Bernard University Lyon 1
    Claude Bernard University Lyon 1
    Claude Bernard University Lyon 1
  • Frederick Arthur Anderson PhD

    Research Professor
    Surgery
    University of Massachusetts Medical School
    Tufts University
    Tufts University
    Worcester Polytechnic Institute
    Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Raffi Van Aroian PhD

    Professor
    Program in Molecular Medicine
    University of Massachusetts Medical School
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    California Institute of Technology
  • Neil Aronin MD

    Professor
    Medicine
    University of Massachusetts Medical School
    Endocrinology & Metabolism
    Duke University
    University of Pennsylvania Pereleman School of Medicine
  • Arlene S Ash PhD

    Professor
    Quantitative Health Sciences
    University of Massachusetts Medical School
    Biostatistics And Health Services Research
    Harvard University
    Washington University
    University of Illinois, Chicago
  • David Ayers MD

    Chair And Professor
    Orthopedics and Physical Rehabilitation
    University of Massachusetts Medical School
    Arthroscopy
    Tufts University
    University of Rochester School of Medicine
  • Ingolf M Bach PhD

    Professor
    Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology
    University of Massachusetts Medical School
    Konstanz University of Applied Sciences
    Konstanz University of Applied Sciences
    Paris Diderot University
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