About the Department

Main Content

Hanna J. Broome, PhD

Hanna Broome.jpg

Assistant Professor
(601) 984-1204
Email

Faculty profile

Hanna Johnson Broome, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology. A native of Madison, MS, she received her BS in biological sSciences from Mississippi College. She taught high school for two years before returning to school at UMMC in the Department of Biochemistry.

Broome earned her PhD in Biochemistry under the mentorship of Dr. Michael Hebert, and then joined Dr. Michael Ryan’s lab as a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at UMMC. She accepted her first faculty position as assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Mississippi College, where she spent four years teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in biology, genetics and anatomy.

Currently, Dr. Broome is the program director for the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences degree program and Assistant Dean for Graduate Education in the School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences.