Research Division Faculty and Staff

Basic science research faculty

Pamela Cassidy, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor of Dermatology

Arup Indra, Ph.D.
Adjunct Associate Professor of Dermatology
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Oregon State University

Steven L. Jacques, Ph.D.
Biomedical Optics Program

Rajan Kulkarni, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor of Dermatology

Molly Kulesz-Martin, Ph.D.
Director, Dermatology Research Division
Professor and Associate Chair of Dermatology
Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology

Sancy Leachman, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of Dermatology
Director, Melanoma Research Program, Knight Cancer Institute

Yuangang Liu, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Amanda W. Lund, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Cell, Developmental & Cancer Biology and Dermatology

Naoki Oshimori, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Cell, Developmental & Cancer Biology, Dermatology and Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Tracy Petrie, PhD                                                                                                                                           
Instructor, Dermatology

Ravi Samatham, PhD
Instructor, Dermatology

Melissa H. Wong, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Cell, Developmental & Cancer Biology and Dermatology

Clinical research faculty

Anna A. Bar, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Nicole Fett, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Director, Dermatology Residency Program

Teri Greiling, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Jon M. Hanifin, M.D.
Professor Emeritus of Dermatology

Jesse Keller, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Alfons L. Krol, M.D., F.R.P.C.P.
Director of Pediatric Dermatology
Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics

Heather Onoday, R.N., M.N, F.N.P.
Instructor of Dermatology

Alex Ortega Loayza, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Eric Simpson, M.D., M.C.R.
Director of Clinical Studies
Associate Professor of Dermatology

Susan Tofte, F.N.P.
Clinical Research Manager
Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Lab staff

Zhiping Wang
Senior Research Associate - Kulesz-Martin/Liu Lab

Madeleine Laws
Senior Research Assistant; Lab Manager - Leachman/Cassidy Lab

Nick De Patie
Research Assistant; Lab Manager - Kulkarni Lab

Chase Mathieson
Research Assistant - Kulesz-Martin Lab

Myles Vigoda
Research Assistant - Kulesz-Martin Lab

Ashley Yoo
Research Assistant - Liu Lab

Division staff

Clara Stemwedel
Research Division Manager
Email Clara Stemwedel

Maria Nash
Grants & Contracts Coordinator