Christopher C. Keller,
Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Microbiology and Immunology
Director of Public Health
Director, Laboratory of Human
National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators Fellow
Certified in Public Health, 2008
Infectious Diseases and Microbiology
Graduate School of Public Health
Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
University of Pittsburgh at Bradford,
Current and Former Students and
Nicole Lee (2014-2015).
Masters of Science in
Biomedical Sciences Thesis title: TBN.
Anthony Randolph, D.O., Millcreek internal medicine
Masters of Medical Education Thesis title:
Masters of Science in Biomedical Sciences thesis title: The Synergistic Effect of
Essential Plant Oils and β-Lactam Antibiotics against Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus
Defended on May 14th, 2013
Currently a first year medical student at
Roy Scott Cooper (2012-2013)
Paul Ambrose Scholar
project: Healthy Choices for a Brighter Tomorrow.
Gregory R. DeLost and Ashley Vogel (2012-2013)
title: The Synergistic Effect of Cinnamon Oil and Erythromycin on Overcoming Erythromycin-Resistant
Shuchi Kapoor, M.P.H. and Jennifer Saad, M.P.H.
Public Health project title: Perceived Risks of Chlamydia and Gonorrhea in
Different Age Groups.
Tim Volk, D.O. (2011-2013)
Masters of Medical Education thesis title: Ethyl
Chloride spray use in intra-articular injections, a possible bacterial
Niailah A. Ochai, M.S. (2011-2012)
Science in Biomedical Sciences thesis title: The effect of essential oils on the drug resistance
patterns of clinical Staphylococcus aureus isolates.
Defended on May 24th,
Richard Lorenzo, M.S. (2010-2011)
Masters of Science in
Biomedical Sciences thesis: The Prevalence of Ixodes scapularis ticks infected with
Borrelia burgdorferi on Presque Isle and throughout Erie County, Pennsylvania.
on May 24th, 2011
Currently a medical student at LECOM.
Katherine Matlock, D.O. (2008)
Medical Rotation Project: Prevalence of
Borrelia burgdorferi in Dermacentor variabilis ticks on Presque
Stephanie Larson, D.O. (2007-2008)
project title: Perceived risk of Lyme disease by primary care physicians practicing in an Ixodes
scapularis endemic area.
Derek Brown, D.O. (2007-2008)
Project title: Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi in black-legged ticks inhabiting Presque
Isle State Park