Faculty Research Team Leaders

    • Warren K. Bickel, Ph.D.

      Warren K. Bickel, Ph.D.

      Inaugural Holder, Virginia Tech Carilion Behavioral Health Research Professorship

      Director, Addiction Recovery Research Center

      Co-Director, Center for Transformative Research on Health Behaviors

      Professor of Psychology, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • John C. Chappell, Ph.D.

      John C. Chappell, Ph.D.

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Center for Heart and Regenerative Medicine Research, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Biomedical Science, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences

    • Pearl Chiu, Ph.D.

      Pearl Chiu, Ph.D.

      Associate Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Associate Professor of Psychology, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Stephanie DeLuca, Ph.D.

      Stephanie DeLuca, Ph.D.

      Research Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Jefferson College of Life Sciences

      Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Harry Dorn, Ph.D.

      Harry Dorn, Ph.D.

      Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Professor, Chemistry, College of Science at Virginia Tech

      Professor of Radiology, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      A.C. Lilly Faculty Fellow of Nanoscience, Virginia Tech

    • Michael Fox, Ph.D.

      Michael Fox, Ph.D.

      Associate Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Director, Center for Developmental and Translational Neurobiology

      Associate Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Michael J. Friedlander, Ph.D.

      Michael J. Friedlander, Ph.D.

      Founding Executive Director, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Vice President for Health Sciences and Technology, Virginia Tech

      Senior Dean for Research, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      Professor of Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Professor, Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences

      Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Robert Gourdie, Ph.D.

      Robert Gourdie, Ph.D.

      Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund Eminent Scholar in Heart Regenerative Medicine Research, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Director, Center for Heart and Regenerative Medicine Research, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Professor, Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences

      Professor of Emergency Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      Director of Emergency Medicine Research, Carilion Clinic

    • Deborah F. Kelly, Ph.D.

      Deborah F. Kelly, Ph.D.

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Brooks King-Casas, Ph.D.

      Brooks King-Casas, Ph.D.

      Associate Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Associate Professor of Psychology, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Associate Professor, Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences

      Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Stephen M LaConte, Ph.D.

      Stephen M LaConte, Ph.D.

      Associate Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, College of Engineering, Virginia Tech

      Associate Professor, Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences

      Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Sarah McDonald, Ph.D.

      Sarah McDonald, Ph.D.

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine

      Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disease), Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Read Montague, Ph.D.

      Read Montague, Ph.D.

      Inaugural Holder, Virginia Tech Carilion Vernon Mountcastle Research Professorship

      Director, Human Neuroimaging Laboratory, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Director, Computational Psychiatry Unit, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Professor, Department of Physics, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Alexei Morozov, Ph.D.

      Alexei Morozov, Ph.D.

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences

      Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Konark Mukherjee, Ph.D.

      Konark Mukherjee, Ph.D.

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Kenneth Oestreich, Ph.D.

      Kenneth Oestreich, Ph.D.

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine

      Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Sarah Henrickson  Parker, Ph.D.

      Sarah Henrickson Parker, Ph.D.

      Research Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Director of Human Factors Research, Carilion Clinic

      Research Assistant Professor of Psychology, College of Science, Virginia Tech

    • Steven Poelzing, Ph.D.

      Steven Poelzing, Ph.D.

      Associate Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Associate Professor, Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences

      Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Craig Ramey, Ph.D.

      Craig Ramey, Ph.D.

      Professor and Distinguished Research Scholar of Human Development, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Human Development, Virginia Tech

      Professor of Pediatrics, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Sharon Landesman Ramey, Ph.D.

      Sharon Landesman Ramey, Ph.D.

      Professor and Distinguished Research Scholar, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Research Professor, Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech

      Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Stefanie Robel, Ph.D.

      Stefanie Robel, Ph.D.

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, School of Neuroscience, College of Science, Virginia Tech

    • Zhi Sheng, Ph.D.

      Zhi Sheng, Ph.D.

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine

      Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • James Smyth, Ph.D.

      James Smyth, Ph.D.

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Center for Heart and Regenerative Medicine Research, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Assistant Professor of Biomedical Science, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Harald Sontheimer, Ph.D.

      Harald Sontheimer, Ph.D.

      I. D. Wilson Chair in the College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Executive Director, School of Neuroscience, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Commonwealth Eminent Scholar in Cancer Research

      Director, Center for Glial Biology in Health, Disease, and Cancer

      Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

    • Gregorio Valdez, Ph.D.

      Gregorio Valdez, Ph.D.

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine