About Us

OUR TEAM

The Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies in the University of Michigan Medical School is committed to offering graduate students, postdoctoral trainees, and post-baccalaureate participants rigorous curriculum and active guidance so that they can accomplish professional growth, a balanced quality of life, and successful careers in the field of biomedical sciences.

Lisa Gubaci

Lisa Gubaci

Administrative Director

Administration

Contact

Email: gubaci@umich.edu

Kevin Calhoun

Kevin Calhoun

Office Manager

Administration

Contact

Email: kacalh@umich.edu

Mary O’Riordan, PhD

Mary O’Riordan, PhD

Associate Dean

Administration

Contact

Email: oriordan@umich.edu

Shoba Subramanian, PhD

Shoba Subramanian, PhD

Director of Curriculum and Education

Career and Professional Development

Madeline (Maddie) Barron

Madeline (Maddie) Barron

Communications & Marketing Intern

Communications and Marketing

Contact

Email: barronmr@umich.edu

Raphael Henderson

Raphael Henderson

Communications & Marketing Specialist

Communications and Marketing

Kate Hagadone, PhD, LP

Kate Hagadone, PhD, LP

Mental Health & Wellness Counselor

Health and Wellness

Contact

Email: hagadone@med.umich.edu

LaNeisha Murphy LPC, NCC, ACS

LaNeisha Murphy LPC, NCC, ACS

Mental Health & Wellness Counselor

Health and Wellness

Molly Bannow

Molly Bannow

Program Administrator

Immunology

Steven Pejuán, L.M.S.W.

Steven Pejuán, L.M.S.W.

Academic Advisor/Coordinator, Postbac MEDPREP Program

Postbac MEDPREP

Matthew Wishart, PhD

Matthew Wishart, PhD

Director of Postbac MEDPREP

Postbac MEDPREP

Contact

Email: mwishart@med.umich.edu

Beth Bodiya, MS

Beth Bodiya, MS

Postdoc Coordinator

Postdoc Studies

Michele Swanson, PhD

Michele Swanson, PhD

Director of Postdoctoral Studies

Postdoc Studies

Contact

Email: mswanson@umich.edu

Nicole Koropatkin, PhD

Nicole Koropatkin, PhD

Associate Director, PIBS

Program in Biomedical Science

Contact

Email: nkoropat@umich.edu

Scott Barolo, PhD

Scott Barolo, PhD

Director of PIBS

Program in Biomedical Science

Contact

Email: sbarolo@umich.edu

Anne Vojtek, PhD

Anne Vojtek, PhD

Associate Director, PIBS

Program in Biomedical Science

Contact

Email: avojtek@med.umich.edu

Zaneta Nikolovska-Coleska Ph.D

Zaneta Nikolovska-Coleska Ph.D

Associate Director PIBS

Program in Biomedical Science

Patrick Shrader

Patrick Shrader

Graduate Enrollment Coordinator

Recruiting and Admissions

Contact

Email: pcshrade@med.umich.edu

T.J. Shannon

T.J. Shannon

Director of Graduate Enrollment Management

Recruiting and Admissions

Reginald Hammond Jr

Reginald Hammond Jr

Program Manager for Academic Affairs, Trainee Success and DEI

Student Services

Michelle Melis

Michelle Melis

Academic and HR Coordinator

Student Services

Contact

Email: msmtegan@umich.edu

Catherine Mitchell

Catherine Mitchell

Training Grant Support Consultant

Training Grants

Contact

Email: cathym@med.umich.edu

Margaret Allen

Margaret Allen

Administrative Support Consultant

Training Grants

Jessica Schwartz, PhD

Jessica Schwartz, PhD

Director of Training Grant Support

Training Grants

Contact

Email: jeschwar@med.umich.edu