Faculty & Staff

Administrative Staff

Bethann Nobel
Administrative Associate

900 Walnut Street   
Jefferson Hospital for Neurosciences, Room 409
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Contact Ms. Nobel
215-955-6366 | 215-503-4358 fax

Faculty

Our faculty and administration/staff work seamlessly to provide an high quality educational experience.

Richard Smeyne, PhD Chair & Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Director, Jefferson Comprehensive Parkinson’s Center - Vickie & Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience
215-955-8634

Elena Blanco-Suárez, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Vickie & Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience
215-955-0440

Jingli Cai, PhD Research Instructor, Iacovitti Laboratory
Department of Neuroscience
Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience
215-955-5363

Manuel Covarrubias, MD, PhD Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Vickie & Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience
215-503-4340

Matthew Dalva, PhD Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Vice Chair, Research - Department of Neuroscience
Vickie & Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience
215-503-0997

Melanie B. Elliott, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Educational Coordinator, JeffMD
215-955-3776

Aaron R. Haeusler, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Vickie & Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience
215-955-8630

Lorraine Iacovitti, PhD Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience
215-955-8118

Kyunghee Koh, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Vickie & Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience
215-955-5905

Angelo Lepore, PhD Associate Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience
215-503-5864

Irwin Levitan, PhD Paul C. Brucker Professor
Paul C. Brucker Chair
215-503-5996

Le Ma, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Vickie & Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience
215-503-1108

Timothy Mosca, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Vickie & Jack Farber Institute for Neurosciences
215-955-2670

Piera Pasinelli, PhD Frances & Joseph Weinberg Professor of Neuroscience, Department of Neuroscience
Director, Jefferson Weinberg ALS Center
Vickie & Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience
215-955-8394

Davide Trotti, PhD Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Research Director, Weinberg Unit for ALS Research
Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience
215-955-8416

Hui Zhang, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Vickie & Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience
215-503-7213

Development Team

Michelle Maslowski, MBA
Associate Vice President, Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience

Katie McByrne
Associate Director, Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience 

Samantha Martin
Development Associate, Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience 

Marie Coley
Administrative Assistant, Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience 

Jill Kyle, MBA, CFRE
Senior Vice President, Regional Advancement
Abington

Amy Buick, CFRE
Assistant Vice President, Development
Abington and Northeast

Julie Fink, MS, CFRE
Director of Development
Jefferson Health New Jersey