Julia H. Carter, Ph.D. President and Sr. Staff Scientist
Anthony B. DeAngelo, Ph.D. Collaborating Senior Scientist
Larry E. Douglass, M.D. Director of Pathology
James A. Deddens, Ph.D. Biostatistical Consultant
Diane W. Fritz, M.S. Visiting Staff Scientist and Education Consultant
Jeremy R. Graff, Ph.D. Collaborating Scientist
Ronald D. Snyder, Ph.D. Collaborating Scientist
Zachary Taylor, Ph.D. Visiting Scientist and Collaborator
Adrian Guy, B.S. Research Assistant
Elyse Hawkins, B.A. Tissue Bank Manager
Denise Lucas, HT/ASCP Histologist
Sharon Bresser, Bookkeeper
Carole Ewald, Admin. Assistant
Georgia Kinman, Director of Development
Bill Meader, Facilities Manager
The Wood Hudson Officers and Board of Trustees govern the not-for-profit, publicly supported organization. The Trustees and Officers are ultimately responsible for Financial Planning, Legal Matters, Evaluating and Recruiting Research Scientists and Research Collaboration, Fund Raising, Facilities, Audits and Strategic Planning. We thank this group of civic minded individuals for donating their time and talents to Wood Hudson Cancer Research Laboratory.
Julia H. Carter, Ph.D., President
Allison Bartlett, M.D.
Dr. Allison Bartlett is a Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist in the Division of Bone Marrow Transplant at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. In addition to her clinical work, she is also passionate about the significant role of research in furthering the field. Dr. Bartlett was a student in Wood Hudson's Undergraduate Research Education Program in 2007, and she is excited to now serve as member of the Wood Hudson Board of Trustees.
Sidney W. Carter, Ph.D., P.G.
Dr. Carter is a Laboratory Supervisor and Research Scientist at the Center for Materials Research in Archaeology and Ethnology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research focuses on the geological constitution of ceramic raw materials to address archaeological questions about ceramic technology and provenance.
Larry E. Douglass, M.D.
Dr. Douglass is a pathologist who is also interested in edible and medicinal plants. He teaches Sunday School because he is interested in learning about spiritual things. Dr. Douglass is part of Wood Hudson because: My job is to help my fellow man;My challenge is to find my few small truths;My goal is to always be part of something bigger and more important than myself.
Jeremy Graff, Ph.D.
Dr. Graff is the Chief Scientific Officer at IMV Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company pioneering a novel class of immunotherapies against difficult-to-treat cancers. Dr. Graff has over 20 years of experience in preclinical and clinical research and translational analysis for novel immune-activating therapeutics in oncology.
Douglas J. Hartman, M.D.
Dr. Hartman is an Academic Surgical Pathologist with a subspecialty interest and focus in Gastrointestinal and Pancreatic pathology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. His current primary research interests are in the field of idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease. Dr. Hartman was a student in the Wood Hudson UREP program during 1998-99.
Robert J. Layton, C.P.A., Treasurer
Kathleen M. Mueller, R.N., M.B.A.
Kathleen is Registered Nurse with a Master's degree in Business. She has worked as a volunteer at Wood Hudson for over 30 years. Mrs. Mueller worked as Manager of Government and Business Relations for Bethesda Hospital and Manager of the Women's Center at Mercy Hospital Anderson. Since retirement, Mrs. Mueller has participated in Medical Missions in Bulgaria, China, Serbia, Macedonia, Kenya, Kosovo, Colombia and Guatemala.
Michael P. Murray, CRFE
Mike is a chief fundraising officer and events coordinator, and currently the Director of Stewardship and Mission Services for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Covington. He serves on the board of Wood Hudson Cancer Research Laboratory because his son Kevin was a UREP student for three years (2010-12), and this is Mike's way of giving back and thanking the Lab for all the good they have done for him. Mike is a former high school band director, so his interests include many forms of music and the field of music education. He is also a huge fan of the game of golf, and enjoys interactions with many friends on the golf course AND travels across the pond to play links courses in Ireland.
Robert E. Sanders, Esq., SecretaryRobert E. Sanders is a trial lawyer of national reputation and the Proprietor of The Sanders Law Firm, P.S.C., in Covington, Kentucky. He has been a member of the Board of Trustees at Wood-Hudson Cancer Research Laboratory since 1990. Bob’s hobbies include spending time with his four grandchildren, historic preservation of the Charles H. Fisk House in Covington, shooting sports, and motorcycling.
Mark is a Project Executive for Messer Construction; he manages the design and construction of large complex buildings. He is interested in the physical aspect of life in combination with the outdoors and construction. Serving on the board at Wood Hudson is Mark's opportunity to give back to others, as he has benefitted from others assisting him. His son Robert was part of the UREP program, who has since completed his education and is now a doctor.
Ronald D. Snyder, Ph.D.
Dr. Snyder received his BS from Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA and both an MS and PhD from Emory University in Atlanta. He completed a post doctoral degree at Oak Ridge National Labs and Johns Hopkins. He has played leadership roles in assessing the safety of novel chemical entities for Stauffer Chemical Co, Marion Merrell Dow, Abbott Labs, DuPont Pharma, Bristol Myers Squibb, Schering-Plough Pharma and most recently, Merck Pharma. He also spent two years at Wood Hudson. He has authored or co-authored over 123 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters which, excluding self-citations, have been cited over 4800 times in more than 1000 different scientific journals. Ron has remained active in scientific societies and journal editorial review boards, and serves as a consultant for Pharma in Genetic Toxicology.