Program Leadership

CBTP Program Directors

Anna Schwendeman, PhD
CBTP Director
William I Higuchi Collegiate Professor of Pharmacy
Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences

Lola Eniola-Adefeso, PhD
CBTP Co-Director
University Diversity and Social Transformation Professor
Professor, Chemical Engineering

Faculty Executive Committee

Alison Narayan, PhD
Assistant Professor, Chemistry

Janet Smith, PhD
Margaret J Hunter Collegiate Professor in the Life Sciences
Professor, Biological Chemistry

Amanda Garner, PhD
Associate Professor, Medicinal Chemistry

Andrew Putnam
Robert C Leland, Jr and Donna D Leland Professor Biomedical Engineering and Cardiovascular Medicine
Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Diversity Chair

Carlos Aguilar, PhD
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Internal Advisory Board

Vicki Ellingrod, PharmD
Sr. Associate Dean, John Searle Profesor
Director, MICHR Education/Mentoring

Sonya Jacobs, MS
Chief Organizational Learning Officer
Sr. Director of Medical School Faculty Development

Bradley Martin, PhD
Managing Director, Fast Forward Medical Innovation

External Advisory Board

David V. Schaffer, PhD
Professor of Chemical Engineering, UC Berkeley
Program Director, NIH T32 “Stem Cell Biol Eng”

Rosemarie D. Wesson, PhD
Associate Dean – Research, Grove School of Engineering
The City College of New York

James Cunningham, PhD
Executive Director, AbbVie

Julia Owens, PhD
Executive Chairman, Millendo Therapeutics
Board of Directors, BIO