Chief and Director of Center of Excellence for Arthritis and Rheumatology

Samina Hayat, MD

Samina Hayat, MD

Professor of Medicine, Chief and Director of the Center for Excellence in Arthritis and Rheumatology

CEAR Faculty

Mamatha Katikaneni, MD

Mamatha Katikaneni, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine-Clinical, Center for Excellence in Arthritis and Rheumatology
Alberto Simoncini, MD

Alberto Simoncini, MD

Professor of Radiology, Clinical Specialist
Sarwat Umer, MD

Sarwat Umer, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine-Clinical, Center for Excellence in Arthritis and Rheumatology
Andrew Yurochko, PhD

Andrew Yurochko, PhD

Professor and Carroll Feist Endowed Chair of Viral Oncology and Department Vice-Chair of Microbiology and Immunology

CEAR Adjunct Faculty

Michelle Arnold, PhD

Michelle Arnold, PhD

Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Jason Bodily, PhD

Jason Bodily, PhD

Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Ana Maria Dragoi, MD, PhD

Ana Maria Dragoi, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Research at Feist-Weiller Cancer Center
Stanimir Ivanov, PhD

Stanimir Ivanov, PhD

Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Jeremy Kamil, PhD

Jeremy Kamil, PhD

Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Xiaohong Lu, PhD

Xiaohong Lu, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Neuroscience
Martin Sapp, PhD

Martin Sapp, PhD

Department Chair and Willis Knighton Chair of Molecular Biology
Rona Scott, PhD

Rona Scott, PhD

Associate Professor and Mingyu Ding Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
John Vanchiere, MD, PhD

John Vanchiere, MD, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics
Paul Weinberger, MD

Paul Weinberger, MD

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, Director of ArkLaTex Center for Voice Airway and Swallowing
Matthew Woolard, PhD

Matthew Woolard, PhD

O'Callaghan Family Endowed Professor in Microbiology, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Gratis Faculty

Richa Dhawan

Paula Click-Fenter

Kyla Lokitz

Professor Emeritus

Robert E. Wolf

Administrative Staff

Edgar Tindall

M'Liss Sella

Lea Green, RN

Glenda Osteen

Carole Woodruff