Spring 2017 Newsletter
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Frederick Monson, Ph.D. (1961, B.A., Biology; 1967, M.S., Biology; 1971, Ph.D., Biology) started his career at St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia (1971-1982) in the department of biology teaching Histology, Comparative Vertebrae Anatomy, Development, and Electron Microscopy. He served as director of the EM Lab from 1982-1985 and as research professor from 1986-1997 at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathy. From 2000 to present, he has been the technical director at the Center for Microanalysis and Imaging, Research and Training at West Chester University. Dr. Monson plans to retire in June of this year.
Priscilla Crowe Burt (1966, Ph.D., Biology) taught biology at Immaculata University and is currently living in West Chester.
Joseph Luczkovich (1978, B.S., Biology) was promoted in the fall of 2016 to the rank of full professor at East Carolina University in the department of biology.
Keith Riabov, M.D. (1987, B.S., Biology) has been an Attending Anesthesiologist at Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ from 1996 to the present.
Natasha Schuh-Nuhfer (2002, B.S., Molecular Biology) is director of the Center for Excellence in Education's Teacher Enrichment Program. She works to connect middle and high school science, technology, engineering, and mathematics teachers to scientists and engineers in industry, academia, and government to explore cutting edge research and development and make connections to support STEM teaching and learning. “We just introduced TEP to Pennsylvania teachers this fall and I look forward to engaging with my alma mater on future events!”
Hillary Stires (2010, B.S., Behavioral Neuroscience) recently defended her Ph.D. dissertation from Rutgers University in Endocrinology and Animal Biosciences. She is moving to Washington, D.C. to begin a T32 post-doc in the Oncology department at Georgetown University.
Jafar Hussain (2011, B.A., Biology) graduated from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University in May, 2016. He will be completing his internal medicine internship at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia and will begin his residency in Diagnostic Radiology in July.
Bradley Walters, Ph.D. (2011, Ph.D., Integrative Biology) joined the faculty at the University of Mississippi Medical Center as an assistant professor. Brad was a post-doc at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Helenea Cheng (2014, B.S., Biology) is currently teaching biology at Emmaus High School. “After graduating from Lehigh, I taught at a project-based school in Los Angeles in 2015. My advisor at Lehigh was Dr. Lowe-Krentz.”
Kyaw Min Tun (2014, B.S. Biochemistry) is a student at Touro University California – College of Osteopathic Medicine. “It is the most challenging and yet most amazing experience of my life so far. I am loving every minute of it!”
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