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

  • Garrick Bruening (Ph.D. 2021)- Clinical Data Scientist, AbbVie, Boulder, Colorado
  • David Caha (Ph.D. 2021) – Managing Director at Ad Science Lab, Boulder, Colorado
  • Kelly Stockelman (Ph.D. 2021) – Senior Research Scientist at Abbott Vascular, Denver, Colorado
  • Jesse Goodrich (Ph.D. 2020) – Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
  • James Hassell (Ph.D. 2019) – Postdoctoral Researcher at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
  • Hannah Ritchie  (Ph.D 2018) – Senior Medical Writer at  OPEN Health Communications, Denver, Colorado   
  • Christopher Stamper (Ph.D. 2018) – Program Analyst Dept of Veteran Affairs; Assistant Professor CU Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver, Colorado                     
  • Robyn Capobianco (Ph.D. 2018) – Vice President Clinical Affairs at SI-BONE, San Jose, California
  • Tyler Bammert (Ph.D. 2018) – associate director, medical science liaison-virology, Merck & Company, Dallas, Texas
  • Daniel Feeney (Ph.D. 2018) – biomechanics research engineer, Boa Technology (custom fit lacing system for performance footwear), Denver, Colorado
  • Ellen R. Stothard (Ph.D. 2017) Research and Development Director Colorado Sleep Institute, Boulder, Colorado 
  • Awad Almuklass (Ph.D. 2017) – assistant professor, physical therapy and rehabilitation consultant, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University of Health Sciences, Saudi Arabia
  • Aggie Mika (Ph.D. 2016) – medical associate at Healthcare Consultancy Group, Denver, Colorado
  • Rachelle Kaplon (Ph.D. 2015) – principal clinical research specialist, Medtronic, Boulder, Colorado
  • Leah Brooks (Ph.D. 2014) –Director Medical Affairs, Neurology and Life-Cycle Management, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, Hampton, New Jersey
  • Paul Evan (Ph.D. 2014)–Director of Research and Development at MultiplexDX International-Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Andrew W McHill (Ph.D. 2014)– Assistant Professor Oregon Health & Sciences University, Portland, Oregon
  • Kyle Diehl (Ph.D.)- Dentist, Meridian Periodontics, Greenwood Village, Colorado
  • Evan D Chinoy (Ph.D. 2013) –Sleep Research Scientist at Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California
  • Lida Beninson (Ph.D. 2013) – program officer, Board of Higher Education, National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Washington, D.C.
  • Jamie Justice (Ph.D. 2013) – assistant professor, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • William J. Horton (Ph.D 2013)- Assistant Teaching Professor, Penn State, State College, Pennsylvania
  • Paul Strong (Ph.D. 2012) – director, Upstream Marketing (Philips), Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Christopher Arellano (Ph.D. 2012) – assistant professor, University of Houston, Health and Human Performance Lab; Houston, TX
  • Thomas LaRocca (Ph.D. 2012) – instructor, Scientific Writing, University of Colorado Boulder; assistant professor, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, Colorado
  • Tina M Burke (Ph.D. 2011) Director, Behavioral Biology Branch, Center for Military Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Brian Weil (Ph.D. 2011) – research assistant professor, physiology and biophysics, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
  • Rachel Markwald (Ph.D. 2010) – sleep research scientist, Naval Health Research Center, Department of Warfighter Performance, San Diego, California
  • Christopher M. Jung (Ph.D. 2008) Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences University of Alaska-Anchorage, Anchorage, Alaska
  • Alan Vajda (Ph.D. 2006) – associate professor, Department of Integrative Biology, University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, Colorado
  • Allen Lim (Ph.D. 2004) – sports physiologist, cycling coach, founder of Skratch Labs (a manufacturer of performance hydration mixes), Boulder, Colorado;
  • Steven Snyder (Ph.D. 2000) – vice president and director of research, Lexicor Corporation (patents for electroencephalography-based strategies to diagnose several clinical behavioral disorders), Boulder, Colorado;

Master of Science

  • Dillon Frisco (M.S. 2019) – Human Performance Scientist at NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas
  • Maayan Levy (M.S. 2019) – Associate Researcher at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York
  • Justin Moreng (M.S. 2018) –  Sr. Product Testing Analyst at The North Face, Boulder, Colorado
  • Derek McCartney (M.S. 2018) – Business Development Manager, NorthWest, Denver, Colorado
  • Jesse Frank  (M.S. 2017) –  human performance engineer, Specialized Bicycles, Santa Cruz, California 
  • Camille Crane (M.S. 2017) –  medical devices marketing associate, Stryker, Denver, Colorado
  • Grace Lincenberg (M.S. 2016) – senior associate, Healthcare Financial Services, Austin, Texas
  • Carolyn Ardizzone (M.S. 2016)  –  medical student at New York Medical College, San Francisco, California
  • James Richey (M.S. 2016)  – graduate research associate, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Margaret Doucette (M.S.  2015 ) – nursing student, School of Nursing, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver, Colorado
  • Adam Carahalios (M.S. 2015) – mechanical design engineer, Vulcan Cycles, Morrison, Colorado
  • Lauren Cuevas (M.S. 2015) – clinical research coordinator at University of California, San Francisco, California
  • Alyse Kehler (M.S. 2014) –  research and development specialist, NIKE, Seattle, Washington
  • Jessie Calihan (M.S 2013) – medical doctorate degree, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons; residency, John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Sofia Mani (M.S. 2013) – doctor of osteopathy, A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; residency, Centura Health, Denver, Colorado
  • Jason Eng (M.S. 2013) – senior oncology associate, Amgen, San Francisco, California
  • Brice Cleland (M.S. 2013) – doctoral degree, Marquette University; postdoctoral research associate, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois
  • Alice Brianne Loughridge (M.S. 2012) – doctor of veterinary medicine; Bayfield Pet Hospital,  Denver, Colorado
  • Brian Duffell (M.S. 2010) – medical doctorate degree, Tulane University School of Medicine; residency, Crozer-Keystone, Springfield, Pennsylvania