Meet the Department of Neuroscience Team

The Department of Neuroscience faculty, staff and trainees are conducting cutting-edge research daily to change the lives of those affect by neurological diseases. Our faculty are dedicated to training future generations of medical students, scientists, and academic leaders.

Our Leaders

Phillip Popovich

Phil Popovich, PhD

Professor and Chair, Department of Neuroscience
Executive Director, Belford Center for Spinal Cord Injury
Director, Center for Brain and Spinal Cord Repair
Faculty Affiliate, Chronic Brain Injury

Candice Askwith, PhD

Candice Askwith, PhD

Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Research, Department of Neuroscience

Georgia Bishop

Georgia Bishop, PhD

Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Neuroscience

Melissa Stenger

Melissa Stenger

Administrator, Department of Neuroscience;
Belford Center for Spinal Cord Injury;
Center for Brain and Spinal Core Repair

Our People

Our People

Administrative Staff

Melissa Stenger
Department Administrator

Phoebe Price
Program Manager

Erica Wynn-Brown
Administrative Assistant