GMS Faculty Spotlight: Esther Bullitt, PhD

Esther Bullitt, PhD, is a professor of pharmacology, physiology & biophysics at Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. She is the director of both the biophysics and physiology graduate programs within Graduate Medical Sciences. Dr. Bullitt was recently awarded a Shared Instrumentation Grant by the National Institutes of Health, which helped to fund […]

William Lehman, PhD, and Jeffrey Browning, PhD, Receive 2024 GMS Educator of the Year Awards

Each year, the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine honors two Graduate Medical Sciences faculty who deliver exceptional education to graduate students in masters and doctoral education. These awards are based on recommendations from across the GMS programs. This year, we are thrilled to share that GMS has awarded William Lehman, PhD, and […]

Four GMS Faculty Named Recipients of Edward Avedisian Professorships

  Four Graduate Medical Sciences faculty have been named recipients of Edward Avedisian Professorships, funded from the $100 million gift made in 2022 by the late Edward Avedisian (CFA’59,’61, Hon.’22) and his wife Pamela (Hon.’23). The four GMS faculty members are: Rachel Fearns, chair of virology, immunology, and microbiology. Dr. Fearns was named the Ernest […]

GMS Faculty Spotlight: Aaron W. Young, PhD

Aaron W. Young, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacology, Physiology & Biophysics at the Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. He is also the assistant director of the Graduate Medical Sciences Masters in Oral Health Sciences program. Dr. Young has played a significant role in curriculum design and course directorship across […]

GMS Staff Spotlight: Patty Jones

Patty Jones is the Program Administrator for the Graduate Medical Sciences masters programs in Biomedical Forensic Sciences, Forensic Anthropology, Bioimaging, and Healthcare Emergency Management in the Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology. Patty joined GMS in 1999 and will celebrate her 25th work anniversary in December 2024. We interviewed Patty about her time at Boston University, […]

GMS Faculty Spotlight: Andrew Henderson, PhD

Andrew Henderson, PhD, has spent the last 16 years at the Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, during which time he has both performed groundbreaking research and been a part of developing two innovative PhD-training pathway programs in Graduate Medical Sciences (GMS). Henderson is professor of medicine/infectious diseases and virology, immunology & microbiology . He […]

Carryl Navalta, PhD, Receives HRSA Grant for Project EDUCATE

Carryl Navalta, PhD, a core faculty member in the Mental Health Counseling & Behavioral Medicine Program at Graduate Medical Sciences, was recently awarded a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Grant for Project EDUCATE (Education to Deliver and Utilize Child and Adolescent Treatment Effectively). Dr. Navalta is also a clinical associate professor of psychiatry within […]