Faculty & Staff

The Department of Biology includes faculty and staff from Biology, Radiation Science, Radiation Therapy, and Medical Dosimetry. Our faculty and staff are here to help the Suffolk University community as a whole—students should contact their professors and administrators to address questions and concerns.

The department is located on the 7th floor of the Samia Academic Center. The office is open Mondays - Fridays 8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Contact us by phone at 617-573-8246.

Full-Time Faculty

Sandra Correa-Garhwal
Assistant Professor

Eric Dewar
Associate Professor & Department Co-Chair 

Brian Freeman
Instructor and Clinical Coordinator, Radiation Science & Therapy

Eugenia Gold 
Assistant Professor 

Jessica Mak
Instructor, Program Director for Radiation Science & Therapy 

Annette McGehee
Associate Professor

Carl L. Merrill III
Associate Professor

Jacky Nyamwanda
Instructor, Graduate Program Director for Medical Dosimetry

Maghnus O'Seaghdha
Associate Professor

Celeste N. Peterson
Professor, Co-Chair, Biology

Harinder Singh
Instructor and Laboratory Manager

Emeritus Professors

Peter R. Burn
Professor Emeritus

Bernice Martin
Associate Professor Emerita

Beatrice L. Snow
Professor Emerita

Thomas J.L. Trott
Associate Professor Emeritus

Part-Time Faculty

Part-time faculty may be reached at 617-573-8246. The part-time faculty office is located in the Samia Academic Center, Room 621.

Donna Belcher
EdD, Grand Canyon University
MS, UMASS Amherst
BS, University of Vermont

Brit Garner
PhD, University of Montana
MS, University of North Carolina Wilmington
BS, University of Florida

Radiation Science, Radiation Therapy & Medical Dosimetry 

Mandar Bhagwat
PhD, Kent State University
MSc, Shivaji University
BSc, Shivaji University

Jeremy Bredfeldt
Phd, University of Wisconsin
MS, University of Wisconsin
MS, University of Illinois
BS, University of Illinois

Ryan Connolly
MS, Merrimack College
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, Suffolk University
BS, Suffolk University 

Maria Czerminska
Lab Lecturer
MSC, Warsaw University

Calley Frederick
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, Suffolk University
BS, Suffolk University

Kira Grogg
PhD, University of Wisconsin
BS, Carleton College

Zhaohui Han
Lab Lecturer
PhD, University of Connecticut
MS, University of Connecticut
ME, Peking University
BS, Peking University

David Hu
Lab Lecturer
PhD, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
BS, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Cindy Hancox
Lab Lecturer
PhD, Harvard University
MA, Harvard University
BA, University of California Berkeley

Kerry Keaney
BS, Suffolk University

Brian Napolitano
MHL, Brown University
BS, State University of New York Binghamton

Kelly Nealon
PhD, The University of Texas
MS, Vanderbilt University
BS, Siena College

Jennifer Pursley
PhD, the Johns Hopkins University
MA, Johns Hopkins University
BS, Gonzaga University

Adam Schwartz
Lab Lecturer
MS, University of Wisconsin Lacrosse
BS, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Ashley Shikei
Lab Lecturer
MS, Suffolk University
BS, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

Jennifer Stinchfield
PSM (Professional Science Masters), University of Massachusetts Lowell
BS, Suffolk University

Department Staff

Crystal Stancell
Clinical Coordinator, Medical Dosimetry

Melissa Muchmore
Administrative Services Manager
Office: Samia Academic Center, 7th Floor