Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology Faculty and Staff

Faculty laboratories and offices are located in the Armour Academic Center and in the Jelke Building. Most of our faculty members collaborate not only with other researchers at Rush University, but also with investigators throughout the U.S. and abroad. 

Faculty with primary appointments in anatomy & cell biology

D. Rick Sumner, PhD, professor and chair

Kristin Al-Ghoul, PhDassociate professor

Animesh Barua, PhD, associate professor

Amy Beresheim, PhD, assistant professor

Jeffrey Borgia, PhDassociate professor

Michael Bradaric, PhD, assistant professor

Lei Duan, MD, assistant professor

Christopher Ferrigno, PhD, MPT, assistant professor

Casey Frankenberger, PhD, assistant professor

Frank Ko, PhD, assistant professor

Robert Leven, PhD, associate professor

Carl Maki, PhD, professor

Meghan Moran, PhD, assistant professor

Ankur Naqib, PhD, assistant professor

James T. O’Donnell, PharmD, MS, FCP, associate professor

Joan O’Keefe, PT, PhD, associate professor

Jitesh Pratap, PhD, associate professor

Ryan Ross, PhD, assistant professor

Amarjit S. Virdi, PhD, associate professor

James M. Williams, PhD, professor

Adam Wilson, PhD, associate professor

Brittany M. Wilson, PhD, postdoctoral fellow/instructor

Faculty emeriti

W. Frank Hughes, PhD, associate professor emeritus
James M. Kerns, PhD, professor emeritus
Jena Khodadad, PhD, associate professor emeritus

Faculty with conjoint appointments in anatomy & cell biology

John Bailitz, MD (Emergency medicine)
Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA (Orthopedic surgery)
Carlo Franco, PhD (Anesthesiology)
Nadim Hallab, PhD (Orthopedic surgery)
Jeffrey Nelson, MD, associate professor (Internal medicine)
Markus Wimmer, PhD (Orthopedic surgery)


Rita Eaddy, BA, department administrative coordinator

David Gerard, research lab supervisor - Borgia lab
David Karwo, human anatomy laboratory manager
Rylan Martin, research lab tech 2 - MicroCT Histology Core lab
Hita Moudgalya, MD, postdoctoral fellow - Borgia lab
Apoorva Tangri, research lab tech 2 - Borgia lab
Imad Tarhoni, MD, PhD, postdoctoral fellow - Borgia lab
Marcus Winograzki, research lab tech 1 - Pratap lab

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