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Microbiology & Immunology Leadership & Administration

Meet the Department of Microbiology and Immunology (M&I) leadership and administrative teams.

Meet the Leadership
Bethany B. Moore Bethany Moore, PhD
Nancy Walls Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Chair, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology and Professor of Internal Medicine
vern-carruthers Vernon B Carruthers, PhD
Associate Chair
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
headshot of Mary ORiordan Mary O'Riordan, PhD
Frederick C Neidhardt Collegiate Professor
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Philip C. Hanna Philip C Hanna, PhD
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
MS Program Director, Microbiology and Immunology
Meet the Admin Team
Portrait of Kim Rize Kim Rize, BS, MBA
Chief Department Administrator
Ekaterina Bethke Ekaterina Bethke
Research Administrator
Natalie Deeb Natalie Deeb, MPH
Graduate Student Program Manager
Brenda Franklin Brenda E. Franklin
Microbiologist Staff Specialist
kassandra Frost Kassandra Frost L.
Research Administrator Intermediate
Andrea Garcia Andréa Garcia
Program Manager for the American Society of Virology
Jona Kalaj Ariona Jona Kalaj
Research Administrator Senior
Angela Kelly Angela Kelly
Administrative Specialist
Melissa K. McGeorge Melissa K. McGeorge
Purchasing Clerk Senior
Elisabeth Paymal Elisabeth Paymal
Marketing Communications Specialist
Alan Phlipot Alan Phlipot
Admin Manager Sr
Cindy Shaw headshot Cindy Shaw
Research Administrator Lead
Sheryl Smith Sheryl Smith, M.S.
Administrative Specialist
Carol Solomon Carol Solomon
Administrative Specialist