The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences


Faculty associated with the Physiology Intercollegiate Graduate Degree Program at Penn State, and a summary of their research interests

Faculty are listed in alphabetical order by last name. To see more information about a faculty member, click on his/her name.

Lacy Alexander
Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Senior Research Associate

Paul Bartell
Associate Professor of Avian Biology

Orfeu M Buxton
Associate Professor of Biobehavioral Health

Margherita Cantorna
Distinguished Professor in Molecular Immunology
Chair, Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Mary Jane De Souza
Professor of Kinesiology

Francisco Diaz
Associate Professor of Reproductive Biology

Patrick James Drew
Assistant Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Michael Green
Professor of Nutrition Science and Physiology

William Hancock
Professor of Bioengineering

Pamela Hankey
Professor of Immunology

Kevin Harvatine
Associate Professor of Nutritional Physiology

Leonard Jefferson
Evan Pugh Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology

Alan Leslie Johnson
Walther H. Ott Professor in Avian Biology

Mary Kennett
Professor, Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences
Director, Animal Resource Program

W. Larry Kenney
Professor of Physiology and Kinesiology

Laura Klein
Professor of Biobehavioral Health

Donna Korzick
Professor of Physiology and Kinesiology
Chair, Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Physiology

Matam Vijay Kumar
Assistant Professor, Nutritional Science

Herbert Lipowsky
Professor of Bioengineering

Keefe Manning
Associate Professor, Bioengineering and Surgery

Ronald Markle
Professor of Biology (Physiology)
Director, Premedicine and General Science Majors

Andrea Mastro
Professor of Microbiology and Cell Biology

Gustavo Nader
Assoc. Professor, Kinesiology

Troy Ott
Professor of Reproductive Physiology
Associate Director for Graduate Education

Joy Pate
Professor of Reproductive Physiology
C. Lee Rumberger and Family Chair in Agricultural Sciences
Director, Center for Reproductive Biology and Health

Robert Paulson
Professor of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

James Pawelczyk
Associate Professor of Physiology and Kinesiology

Sandeep Prabhu
Professor of Immunology and Molecular Toxicology

David Proctor
Professor of Kinesiology, Physiology, and Medicine

Ramesh Ramachandran
Professor of Molecular Endocrinology

Connie Jo Rogers
Assistant Professor and Occupant of the Broadhurst Career Development Professorship for the Study of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

A. Catharine Ross
Professor in Nutritional Science and Occupant of Dorothy Foehr Huck Chair

Jonas Rubenson
Assoc. Professor, Kinesiology

Robert L Sainburg
Professor of Kinesiology
Professor of Neurology

Rudolf Schilder
Research Associate Professor

Greg Shearer
Assoc. Professor, Nutritional Sciences

Regina Vasilatos-Younken
Dean of the Graduate School
Professor of Poultry Science, Endocrine Physiology, and Nutrition

Nancy Williams
Professor and Head of Kinesiology