Category: Faculty Spotlight

Spotlight on Faculty: Dr. Gene Blatt

When faced with administrative meetings, teaching, laboratory research, and writing publishable articles and books on a daily basis, coming to work can seem daunting.  For Dr. Gene Blatt, Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology, multi-tasking is the key to perform at his exemplary level in all these areas.  Making greats strides in autism research while participating […]

Spotlight on Faculty: Dr. Joseph Zaia

Among the many great researchers at BUSM, Dr. Joseph Zaia, Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry, is here to offer some insight on the trials and rewards of being an advisor, educator, and scientist in the modern world. Q. What is the best part of being a professor and scientist at BUSM? As for […]

Spotlight on Faculty: Judith Saide

Winner of the 2011 GMS Educator of the Year Award, Dr. Judith Saide continually inspires students with her passion for graduate education. The award is based on student recommendations from all of the GMS programs. Dr. Saide has been nominated for several years during her career at BUMC, consistently meeting and surpassing the GMS standards […]

Spotlight on Faculty: Dr. Joseph Zaia

Among the many great researchers at BUSM, Dr. Joseph Zaia, Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry, is here to offer some insight on the trials and rewards of being an advisor, educator, and scientist in the modern world. Q. What is the best part of being a professor and scientist at BUSM? As for […]

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Andrew Henderson

Many of us imagine our professors growing up playing with chemistry sets in the garage or assuming that they have no social skills unless you want to talk about their research. Dr. Andrew Henderson thinks these stereotypes are not fair and not only did he not have a chemistry set, he would argue the social […]

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Tara Moore

Establishing a graduate program is not a simple or easy task. It requires a leader who can organize, plan, and, even more, motivate others. Dr. Tara Moore is such a leader who established not one but two graduate programs: M.S. in Biomedical Forensic Science and M.S. in Forensic Anthropology. It is credit to Dr. Moore’s […]

Spotlight on Faculty: Dr. Stephen Brady

Dr. Stephen Brady, Director of the Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine Program in the Division of GMS, and an Associate Professor of Psychiatry is not only passionate about his work and career but intensely interested in engaging students in conversation whether in or outside of class. Dr. Brady would often give lectures without a […]

Spotlight on Faculty: Dr. Jamie Mcknight

-Dr. Jamie Mcknight- For some people, a job is just a job, a place to sit and pass the day while they wait to go home. This is not the case for Dr. Jamie McKnight, Associate Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, who has been at Boston University since 1995. In fact, you could say BU […]

Spotlight on Faculty: John H. Schwartz

Passionate scientist, breakthrough researcher and GMS faculty member John H. Schwartz, M.D. is now the Director of the renowned M.D./Ph.D. program. Dr. Schwartz’ enthusiasm for science has propelled him through a prolific career in the medical sciences field – with Boston University (BU) at its center. From his undergraduate degree in biology to his current […]