Dr. Christopher Lange
Title: Professor, Associate Chair of Radiation Oncology
Company: SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Dr. Lange is recognized for more than 48 years of professional experience in the fields of medicine and education. He is noted for serving SUNY Downstate Medical Center as a professor and associate chair for more than 36 years. He became involved in his profession after he made his own biophysics program for his bachelor’s degree in physics. He then became interested in stem cell biology, which was new at the time, and obtained his doctorate with work demonstrating that the life of the organism can be understood in terms of its stem cells. His career has progressed ever since. Well-respected in the field, he brings exemplary knowledge of biophysical and biological research relating to human medical problems, particularly cancer and its treatment, as well as stem cells, cancer stem cells, and molecular basis of cellular radio sensitivity. He credits his success to staying curious, continuously training and challenge established paradigms. This career allows him the ability to take intellectual risks and diversify information. Read the rest of this entry »
Dr. Janet Koehnke
Company: Montclair State University
Location: Bloomfield, NJ, United States
With an interest in the health profession and desire to educate future students to become professionals in their fields, Dr. Janet Koehnke combined her two passions and has been working in an educational capacity since 1977. Dr. Koehnke specializes in psychoacoustics and binaural and spatial hearing, and started her career as an audiologist. As she expanded her skill set, Dr. Koehnke gained a reputation as an expert in her field.
She joined Montclair State University in 2005 and, in less than a decade, has developed and sustained the audiology program at the university. After the only audiology doctoral program in the state of New Jersey closed, Dr. Koehnke decided that students needed a place where they could finish their education. The program has assisted countless students in attaining the necessary education in order to become involved in audiology. Dr. Koehnke is also responsible for overseeing the day-to-day function of the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, conducting research in binaural and spatial hearing, teaching audiology, psychoacoustics and professional writing to graduate students, mentoring student research, and mentoring students in teaching practicum.
Prior to joining MSU, Dr. Koehnke served in a variety of roles at prominent educational institutions across the United States. She was an adjunct faculty member at Northeastern University, teaching fellow at Harvard University, adjunct assistant professor at Boston University and the University of New Hampshire, and visiting scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Koehnke also worked for the University of Connecticut, Louisiana State University, and Seton Hall University. Read the rest of this entry »
Josephine Boyd Bradley, Ph.D.
Company: Clark Atlanta University
Location: Atlanta, GA, United States
Due to her passion for learning, interest in working with young people, and desire to help them advance through education, Dr. Josephine Boyd Bradley made the decision to dedicate her career to academia. Dr. Bradley has garnered 25 years of experience in the field and has spent the past 16 years as a professor at Clark Atlanta University. An expert in African-American studies, she teaches classes on African-American education and women’s spirituality while overseeing the Department of African-American Studies. Throughout her career, Dr. Bradley has worked with more than 50 students on their thesis statements and dissertations. Dr. Bradley is a respected leader at the university who attributes her success to her persistence, education, creativity and ability to solve problems. Looking toward the future, she intends to retire and write academic-related curriculum for children with reference to historical events. Dr. Bradley earned a Ph.D. in American studies and holds a certification in women’s studies. She stays abreast of changes in her field through her affiliation with the Association of Social and Behavioral Scientists and National Council for Black Studies.