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  1. Mary Darby Jackson

    Mary Darby Jackson, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the college of medicine at LECOM Bradenton. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences at Mississippi State University. She then completed graduate school at the University of Mississippi Medical Center where she earned her PhD in Microbiology and Immunology. After graduate sc... Read More »

  2. Angela Benton

    Angela Benton, PhD is the assistant director of the Master of Medical Science Program and an Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology in the college of medicine at LECOM Bradenton. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from Mississippi State University, a Master of Science in Biological Sciences from Mississippi Colleg... Read More »

  3. Ginger M. Shipp

    Dr. Ginger Shipp is a microbiologist who studies zoonotic diseases-illnesses that can be spread between animals and humans. She utilized ruminant and porcine models in her work. Dr. Shipp’s master's and doctoral degree work were both in molecular biology and public health. Her master's degree was in conjunction with Iowa State University and the State... Read More »

  4. Kevin Raisch

    Dr. Raisch is an Assistant Professor of Microbiology. He received his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Master of Science in Microbiology degrees from Iowa State University. Dr. Raisch received his doctoral (Ph.D.) degree in Microbiology from Colorado State University. He did his post-doctoral studies in Oncology Research at the Mayo Clinic in Roc... Read More »

  5. Swapan K. Nath

    Swapan K. Nath, Ph.D., FCCM, has served LECOM-Bradenton as Professor of Microbiology since 2006.  He continues to coordinate a COMLEX Board Review Program and a course in Medical Microbiology for the P1 Pharmacy students on Bradenton Campus. Dr. Nath grew up in Calcutta, India.  He immigrated to Toronto, Canada, in 1979 to pursue graduate studies. ... Read More »

  6. Christine Kell

    Christine Kell is Associate Dean of Preclinical Education Emeritus and Professor of Microbiology. She was twice chosen by the students as Faculty Member of the Year and in 2004 received the John and Silvia Ferretti Award for Distinguished Teaching. Dr. Kell is a member of the COMAT advisory board for the NBOME. She also serves on the Grant Review Commit... Read More »

  7. James Gnarra

    Dr. Gnarra is Assistant Dean of Preclinical Education and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology. He is also a member of the national faculty for the National Board of Osteopathic medical Examiners (NBOME) in the areas of Microbiology, Immunology, Genetics, and Urology. Dr. Gnarra received his bachelor of science degree in Biological Sciences from th... Read More »

  8. Aeryn Fulton

    Dr. Fulton is an assistant professor of microbiology at LECOM at Elmira. She hopes to collaborate with the Arnot Ogden Department of Family Medicine to research new treatment modalities of methamphetamine addiction in dual diagnosis patients in a clinical and ward setting. She also anticipates participating in a retrospective Lyme Disease study in the g... Read More »