Professional Activities

Awards, Honors, and University Memberships

  • Inaugural David Derse Memorial Lecture/Award
  • Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame, Xavier High School
  • Ohio State University Distinguished Scholar
  • Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • International Retrovirology Association Award for Exceptional Contribution to the Field of HTLV and Related Viruses
  • Leukemia Society of America Scholar
  • Leukemia Society of America Fellow
  • American Cancer Society National Fellow
  • Charles C. Capen Teaching Excellence Award for Graduate Education
  • Pfizer Award for Research Excellence
  • Dorothy and Charles Inbusch Award for Medical Research Excellence
  • Director, Center for Retrovirus Research, The Ohio State University
  • Program Leader, Comprehensive Cancer Center Viral Oncology
  • Joint Appointment, Department of Molecular Virology, Immunology, and Medical Genetics
  • Member, Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Member, Comparative Veterinary Medicine Graduate Program
  • Member, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology Graduate Program
  • Member, Ohio State Biochemistry Graduate Program
  • Member, Integrated Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program

Professional Service

  • Editor, AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses
  • Member, Editorial Board of Retrovirology
  • Member, Editorial Board of The Open Virology Journal
  • Member, Editorial Board of Virology: Research and Treatment
  • Treasurer, International Retrovirology Association
  • Reviewer, NIH Intramural and Extramural Research Programs

Graduate Training Record

  • Past: 5 post-doctoral fellows, 13 Ph.D. students, 1 medical student, all are employed as assistant/associate professors, research scientists, or postdoctoral fellows
  • Currently: 2 Ph.D. students, 1 post-doctoral fellow, 1 undergraduate, 1 research associate