Faculty & Staff - Biology

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 at the following number: 617-573-8246.

Full-Time Faculty

Lauren Nolfo-Clements
Associate Professor & Department Chair

Atosa Ahmadi

Peter R. Burn

Arup Dey

Eric De Waal

Eric Dewar
Associate Professor

Nadine Lysiak
Assistant Professor

Jessica Mak
Instructor and Radiation Science & Therapy Program Director

Jacky Nyamwanda
Instructor, Program Director Medical Dosimetry

Annette McGehee
Assistant Professor

Carl L. Merrill III
Associate Professor

Maghnus O'Seaghdha
Assistant Professor

Celeste N. Peterson
Associate Professor

Emeritus Professors

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.


Annette Crowley
Senior Lecturer

Julia Hincman-Francavilla

Radiation Science, Radiation Therapy & Medical Dosimetry

Kathy Bruce
Senior Lecturer

Nitish Chopra
BS Lecturer

Chris Cotter

Mary Costelloe
Lecturer, MSc

Michele Hazeltine
Lecturer, BS, RT(T)

Jennifer Stinchfield

Veneta Tountcheva
Lecturer, PhD, RT(R)

Department Staff

Lisa Crouse
Clinical Coordinator, RTT (R)
Office: Samia Academic Center, 6th Floor

Administrative Services Team

The administrative services team supports the following departments:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Physics

Melissa Muchmore
Administrative Services Manager
Office: Samia Academic Center, 6th Floor

Esther Anastasia
Administrative Coordinator
Office: Samia Academic Center, 5th Floor

Ollie Brocard
Administrative Coordinator
Office: Samia Academic Center, 7th Floor

Courtney Carrabino
Administrative Coordinator
Office: Samia Academic Center, 8th Floor

Anita Cheung
Administrative Coordinator
Office: Samia Academic Center, 5th Floor