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  • Graduate Council


    • Joey P. Granger (Dean) (C)
    • Lique Coolen (Associate Dean of Postdoctoral Studies) ex officio
    • Sydney Murphy (Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs) ex officio
    • Michael Ryan (Associate Dean of Student Affairs) ex officio
    • Jessica Bailey (Clinical Health Sciences) 
    • Ranjan Batra ( Clinical Anatomy) 
    • Eva Bengten (Microbiology) 
    • Alejandro R. Chade (Physiology & Biophysics)
    • Greg Chinchar (MS Biomedical Sciences)
    • Jack Correia (Biochemistry)
    • William Daley (Pathology)
    • Sean Didion (MD/PhD)
    • Jason Griggs (Biomedical Materials Science) 
    • Dana Grzybicki (Pathology)
    • Betty Herrington (Clinical Investigation)
    • Robert E. Kramer (Medical Pharmacology) 
    • Michael Lehman (Neuroscience)
    • Richard J. O'Callaghan (Microbiology)
    • Michelle Y. Owens (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
    • Drazen Raucher (Biochemistry) 
    • Jennifer Robinson (Nursing)
    • Robin W. Rockhold (Professional Portal) 
    • Jennifer Sasser (Medical Pharmacology)
    • Ken St. John (Biomedical Materials Science) 
    • Mary Stewart (Nursing)


    The committee's charge is to establish admission requirements for the graduate program; to establish guidelines for scholastic requirements; to establish eligibility of faculty members for appointment to the Graduate Faculty; to establish policies for the formation of student advisory committees; to determine a student's eligibility for admission to candidacy for a degree; to meet periodically to review academic and research requirements for master's and doctoral programs; to determine dissertation and thesis formats and the mechanisms for administering the final oral examinations; to participate in the implementation of new degree requirements; and to revise and/or eliminate obsolete procedures.

    Meeting schedule

    • July 28, 2015
    • December 1, 2015
    • March 1, 2016
    • May 17, 2016