Category: Faculty Spotlight

Spotlight on Faculty: MaryAnn Campion, M.S., C.G.C.

Director of the Genetic Counseling Program in the Division of Graduate Medical Sciences (GMS) What do you think of when you think of your dream job? For MaryAnn Campion, Director of the Genetic Counseling Program in the Division of Graduate Medical Sciences (GMS), it is leadership, healthcare, and teaching. An active member of the GMS […]

Spotlight on Faculty: Barbara Schreiber, Ph.D.

  Setting a goal and achieving it takes determination, flexibility, and an open mind—a process Dr. Barbara Schreiber knows all about.  Associate Professor of Biochemistry, she always knew she wanted a fulfilling career in science, as well as a family.  She discusses how to balance it all, and that your dream job may not always […]

Spotlight on Faculty: Dr. Caroline Genco

The recipient of a new T32 training grant and an advocate for underrepresented minorities, Dr. Caroline Attardo Genco, Research Director for the Section of Infectious Diseases and Professor of Medicine (Section of Infectious Diseases) and Microbiology, is an influential member of the BUSM faculty.  Encouraged by her interdisciplinary research with graduate students and colleagues, Dr. […]

Spotlight on Faculty: Dr. Gregory Viglianti

With a passion for gardening and cooking, Dr. Gregory Viglianti stirs up more than a delicious Italian meal.  Making great strides in HIV research here at Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Viglianti shows the same commitment to mentoring students and participating in GMS administrative committees that he does to his research.  A model faculty […]

Spotlight on Faculty: David Levin, Ph.D.

What brought you to Boston University? Several aspects of Boston University prompted me to move from Johns Hopkins University. Certainly, its location in Boston is a tremendously positive factor. There is an enormous pool of  bright and talented scientists in Boston. But perhaps the most important element was the high level of collaborative interaction that […]

Spotlight on Faculty: Dr. Barnes and Dr. Laird

Medicine is not always about hospitals and biomedical research.  For this reason, Dr. Linda Barnes and Dr. Lance Laird worked to create the Medical Anthropology and Cross Cultural Practices (MACCP) program here at BUSM.  A “program by design,” students in this program experience a new way of examining medicine and the process of health and […]

Spotlight on Faculty: Dr. Symes & Dr. Dasgupta

Science is constantly evolving, and with that comes the need for graduate education to adapt.  Dr. Shoumita Dasgupta of the Genetics and Genomics program and Dr. Karen Symes of the Biochemistry Department agree.  With a group of other dedicated GMS faculty, they have transformed doctoral education at BUSM through the development of a new and […]

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. R. Jarrett Rushmore III

R. Jarrett Rushmore III, PhD Assistant Professor Graduate Director for the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology A faculty member, active researcher, student mentor, husband and recent father, Dr. Jarrett Rushmore, Assistant Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, balances all of his responsibilities with enthusiasm and grace. What brought you to BUSM? I started […]