Placement of Recent PhD and MS Graduates

The following is a partial list of positions that Integrative Physiology graduate students have taken following completion of the PhD or MS degree. Please contact us if you find an error or wish to submit an update or addition to the list.

Doctor of Philosophy

  • Jamie Bartlett (Ph.D. 2007) - Director of Human Performance Laboratory, Navy Health Research Center, San Diego, CA
  • David A. Brown (Ph.D. 2005) - assistant professor, Department of Physiology, East Carolina University
  • Ray Browning (Ph.D. 2005) - assistant professor, Department of Health and Exercise Science, Colorado State University
  • Jay Campisi (Ph.D. 2003) - assistant professor, Department of Health Sciences, Merrimack College
  • Nina Donner (Ph.D. 2012) - staff scientist, Department of Stress Neurobiology and Neurogenetics, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich, Germany
  • Edward R. Donovan (Ph.D. 2005) - postdoctoral fellow at University of Nevada, Reno
  • Brian Enebo (Ph.D. 2006) - clinical associate professor and research director, Department of Integrative Medicine, Denver Health Sciences Center
  • Teresa Foley (Ph.D. 2009) - science teaching fellow, Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • John Gill (Ph.D. 2005) - postdoctoral fellow at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
  • Jinger Gottschall (Ph.D. 2004) - assistant professor, Deparment of Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University
  • Alena Grabowski (Ph.D. 2007) - assistant professor, Applied Biomechanics Lab, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Brooke Harrison (Ph.D. 2003) - research scientist at Myogen Corporation
  • Christopher Jung (Ph.D. 2009) - assistant professor, Biological Sciences, University of Alaska at Anchorage
  • Kevin Keenan (Ph.D. 2005) - assistant professor, Department of Human Movement Sciences, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
  • Thomas LaRocca (Ph.D. 2012) - instructor, Scientific Writing, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Allen Lim (Ph.D. 2004) - director of education for the Saris Cycling Group and director of development for the Boulder Life Performance Center
  • Lisa Mace (Ph.D. 2003) - postdoctoral research fellow, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University
  • Rachel Markwald (Ph.D. 2010) - sleep research scientist, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California
  • Carol Mottram (Ph.D. 2005) - postdoctoral fellow at Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
  • Justus Ortega (Ph.D. 2006) - assistant professor at Humboldt State University
  • Michael Pascoe (Ph.D. 2010) - senior instructor, School of Medicine, Physical Therapy Program, University of Colorado Denver
  • Brach Poston (Ph.D. 2006) - postdoctoral fellow, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Bethesda, MD
  • Zach Riley (Ph.D., 2007) - assistant professor, Department of Exercise Science, Indiana Univeristy-Purdue University Indianapolis
  • Annemarie Silver (Ph.D. 2005) - research scientist at Zoll Medical in Chelmsford, Massachusetts
  • Derek Smith (Ph.D. 2003) - assistant professor, College of Health Sciences, University of Wyoming
  • Steven Snyder (Ph.D. 2000) - vice president and director of research at Lexicor Corporation in Boulder, CO. The company holds patents for electroencephalography-based strategies to diagnose several clinical behavioral disorders.
  • Paul Strong (Ph.D. 2012) - manager, Mead Johnson Pediatric Nutrition, Evansville, Indiana
  • Alan Vajda (Ph.D. 2006) - assistant professor, Department of Integrative Biology, University of Colorado at Denver
  • Brian Weil (Ph.D. 2011) - postdoctoral research fellow, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University at Buffalo

Master of Science

  • Stephen Almasi (M.S. 2005) - attending medical school at University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Ben Birken (M.S. 2004) - intervention coordinator for the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, School of Public Health, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Alex Black (M.S. 2009) -- professional research assistant, Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • John Carson (M.S. 2004) - attending medical school at Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia
  • Lindsay Edwards (M.S. 2007) - staff research assistant at National Jewish Center, Denver
  • Kristine Falk (M.S. 2006) - doctoral student at University of Colorado at Boulder, Department of Applied Mathematics
  • Kathleen Gavin (M.S. 2005) - professional research assistant at Denver Health Sciences Center
  • Adam Hayes (M.S. 2004) - instructor, Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Chris Hurt (M.S. 2006) - doctoral student at University of Illinois, Chicago
  • Jamie Justice (M.S. 2009) - doctoral student, Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Kevin Kerr (M.S. 2006) - doctoral student, Department of Pharmacology, at Denver Health Sciences Center
  • Jesse Modica (B.A./M.S. 2003; D.P..T Regis, 2007) - physical therapist, Marin County, CA
  • Molly Russell (M.S. 2009) -- professional research assistant, Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Kara Southall (M.S. 2006) - attending Physical Therapy school at Denver Health Sciences Center
  • Zachary Zahn (M.S. 2006) - attending Physician's Assistant school at Denver Health Sciences Center