New Faculty and Staff

Farren Basil Shaw Briggs

Pending Rank at Assoc. Professor

fbb31@miami.edu

Farren Briggs, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Division of Epidemiology within the Department of Public Health Sciences. Dr. Briggs will continue to lead and engage in ongoing research, as well as build new collaborations to advance scientific endeavors in the department and in the Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Briggs is a...

Michele Ceccarelli

Research Professor

mxc2982@miami.edu

Field of interest: Computational Oncology, Computational Systems Biology, Cancer Bioinformatics, Cancer Genomics, Machine Learning and AI in Genomics. Dr. Ceccarelli is a Professor of Computational Oncology in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. His group made key contributions to the...

Luciano Garofano

Research Asst. Professor

lxg1142@miami.edu

(305) 243-7496
Dr. Luciano Garofano, our new research assistant professor in the Division of Biostatistics, brings his expertise to advance research on Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM), an incurable brain tumor. His impactful research is centered around pioneering and evaluating innovative tools to integrate single-cell and spatial transcriptomics to explore how...

Yan Guo

Professor

yxg835@miami.edu

Dr. Guo is a newly appointed Professor in the Department of Public Health and Sciences at the University of Miami. He also serves as the Director of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resources (BSSR) for the NCI-designated Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center (Sylvester). As Director of BBSR, Dr. Guo works with his team to provide...

Limin Jiang

Research Asst. Professor

lxj423@miami.edu

Limin Jiang, Ph.D., is a research assistant professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences. Her primary focus in the department will be dedicated to research endeavors with research based on multi-omics big data and AI technologies – she is at the forefront of harnessing artificial intelligence to advance cancer recognition,...

Ariana Lea Johnson

Asst. Professor

alj74@miami.edu

Ariana Johnson, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences. Dr. Johnson is an epidemiologist with a passion for disease prevention. Her research focuses on how the intersection of implementation science, social networks, and machine learning impacts health disparities particularly as it relates to HIV...

Wendy G. Lichtenthal

Pending Rank at Assoc. Professor

wgl31@miami.edu

Wendy Lichtenthal, Ph.D., is an associate professor (pending rank) in the Department of Public Health Sciences. Dr. Lichtenthal's impactful research is centered around pioneering and assessing innovative psychosocial interventions tailored for cancer patients and their families. Her work particularly zeroes in on the challenging...

Mariya Petrova Petrova

Research Asst. Professor

mpp72@miami.edu

Mariya Petrova, Ph.D., is a research assistant professor in the Division of Health Services Research and Policy in the Department of Public Health Sciences. She brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her role. With a remarkable career trajectory, Dr. Petrova stands as a licensed mental health clinician in both Florida...

Leonardo J Tamariz

Professor of Clinical

ltamariz@miami.edu

(305) 243-9736
Leonardo Tamariz, M.D., M.P.H., is a professor of Clinical Medicine in the Department of Public Health Sciences with an array of knowledge and competence. Dr. Tamariz has been in practice for more than 20 years, specializing in internal medicine and nephrology. He received his M.D. from Universidad Católica Santiago de...

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