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, Instructor

Peter R. Burn, Professor

Arup Dey, Instructor

Eric De Waal, Instructor

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

Biology 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, Lecturer

Radiation Science, Radiation Therapy & Medical Dosimetry

Kathy Bruce, Senior Lecturer

Nitish Chopra, BS Lecturer

Chris Cotter, Lecturer

Mary Costelloe, MSc Lecturer

Michele Hazeltine, BS, RT(T) Lecturer

Jennifer Stinchfield, Lecturer

Veneta Tountcheva, PhD, RT(R) Lecturer

Department Staff

Lisa Crouse, RTT (R)
Clinical Coordinator, Radiation Science &Therapy
Phone: 617-973-5315
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