University of Hawaii Neuroscience and MRI Research Program

Research Team

Faculty

Aaron McMurtray, M.D. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH
Kalpana Kaliampur Tata, Ph.D. Assist Researcher Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH
Michael Cole, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH
Napapon “Pom” Sailasuta, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH
Neil Prakash, M.D., Ph.D. Proposed Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH
Sara Farnham, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH
Xuena Wang, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH
Helena Nakama, M.D. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH
George King, Ph.D. Associate Researcher in the Dept. of Psychiatry and Medicine, JABSOM, UH

Postdocs

Kenneth Yue, Ph.D. Research Specialist, Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH
Ute Feger, Ph.D. Research Specialist, Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH
Leslie Shelton, Ph.D. fMRI Research Specialist, Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH
Cungeng Yang, Ph.D. MRI Development Specialist, Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH
Nicolas Petrochilos, Ph.D. Research Specialist, Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH
Benjamin Stokes, Ph.D. Junior Researcher, Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH
Nariko Katayama, M.D. Research Specialist, Clinical Research Staff, Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH
Coty Gonzales, Ph.D. Research Specialist , Department of Psychology, UH
Stephanie Kraft-Terry, Ph.D. Neuroscientist and Research Specialist, Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH
Kazim Gumus, Ph.D. Physicist and Technical Research Specialist, Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH
Santosh Yadav, Ph.D. Neuroscientist and Research Specialist, Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH
Benedikt Poser, Ph.D. MR physicist , Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH
John Holt, Ph.D Behavioral Neuroscientist and a Research Specialist, Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH
BJ (Robert) Anderson, Ph.D Physicist and MR Research Specialist, Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH
Sody Mweeta Munsaka, Ph.D. Infectious Disease Immunologist and
Neuroscience Research Specialist, Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH

Students

Alan Kuramoto, B.A. Medical Student, Dept. of Medicine, UH
Brian Andrews-Shigaki, M.S. Graduate Student, Dept. of Bioengineering, UH
Fred Duennebier, B.A. (MS IV) Medical Student, Dept. of Medicine, UH
H. James Armstrong Undergraduate Student (Physics) - Research Assistant
Jeong Hwan Bang, B.S. Undergraduate Student (Engineering) – Research Support
Justin Lee, B.A. Medical Student, Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH
Laura Holmes, B.A. Clinical Research Support, APT
Peter Iapozzuto Student Hire – Research Support
Zhenghui “James” Zhang, M.S. Graduate Assistant
Jikun Li, B.S. Graduate Student, Department of Engineering, UH
Joel Sabugo, B.S. Research Coordinator, Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH
Kraig Young, M.S. Medical Student, Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH
Stephanie Dowland Graduate Student, Dept. of Medicine, UH
Marci Chock Student Hire - Clinical Research Technician and Administrative Support
Robert Terry Student Hire - Clinical Research Technician
Kathryn Monsey, B.A. Clinical Research Technician
Rachael Gonzales, M.S. Graduate Student, Cell and Molecular Biology specializing in Neuroscience, UH

Staff

Bora Park, B.A. Clinical Research Technician
Bradley Tokeshi, M.S. MR Clinical Research Tech, intermittent hire
Brooke Hedemark, B.A. Research Support, APT
Cale Palmer, B.S. Research Assistant
Chuang ”Trevor” Wu, B.A. Research Support
Darlene Ramones, B.A. Clinical Research Technician
Fernando DeHoyos Research Assistant
Grace Crocket, B.A. Research Coordinator
Katherine Taketa, B.A. Clinical Research Technician
Larry Robertson, B.S. Technical Services Assistant
Laura Girton, B.A. Clinical Research Technician
Leila Terada, B.A. Research Support, APT
Martin Chang, M.S. Research Assistant, intermittent hire
Melanie Neuman, B.S. Research Support
Renat Yakupov, M.S. Junior Researcher, Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH
Sam Valeriano, B.A, MBA Project Coordinator (Administrator)
Tara Chahil, B.S. Research Support
Yelena Leshchinskaya Research Support
Mike Latch, M.Sc. MRI Analysis Support
Teresa Kreye-Azevedo, B.A. Clinical Research Technician
Dana Carasig, M.D. Research Specialist, Clinical Research Staff, Dept. of Medicine JABSOM, UH
Nancy Kawakami Administrative Support
Mark Lum, B.S. Clinical Research Technician
Xuan-Lan Doan, B.Sc. Clinical Research Technician
Cynthia Thurlow Administrative Support
Eric Baxter, M.S. Research Technical Support, Dept. of Engineering, UH
Andrei "Ash" Sherstyuk, Ph.D. Research Technical Support
Ashley Saito, B.A. Clinical Research Technician, Dept. of Medicine, JABSOM, UH
Carol Kosaki Administrative Support
Jeff Sadino, B.Sc. Clinical Research Technician/MRI Analysis Support, Dept. of Med., JABSOM, UH
Lexi Pritchett B.Sc. Clinical Research Technician
Eric Lau B.Sc. Clinical Research Technician
Youngsu Cho Kwon, B.Sc. Clinical Research Technician in the Department of Medicine
Caroline Jiang, M.S. Biostatistician, Dept. of Med., JABSOM, UH







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