Personnel

Haselton Laboratory Personnel

Haselton Laboratory (L-R): Nick Adams, Rick Haselton, Alex Boyd, Christia Victoriano, Zack Zimmers, Stephanie Pearlman, Mindy Leelawong, Dalton Nelson

Research Staff

Megan Pask

Chief Technologist/Laboratory Manager

EdD in Higher Education Leadership and Policy
Peabody College, Vanderbilt University

MS in Microbiology & Immunology
Vanderbilt University

BS in Chemical Engineering
Kansas State University

megan.pask [at] vanderbilt.edu

Megan Pask, also serves as the Haselton Laboratory point of contact. Please contact her if you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. Haselton.

Research Faculty

Nick Adams

Research Assistant Professor

PhD in Chemical & Physical Biology
Vanderbilt University

BS in Biology
Dixie State College

n.adams [at] vanderbilt.edu

 

Tricia Russ

Research Assistant Professor

PhD in Biomedical Engineering
Vanderbilt University

BS in Chemical Engineering
University of Mississippi

tricia.russ [at] vanderbilt.edu

 

 

Tom Scherr

Research Assistant Professor

PhD in Chemical Engineering
Louisiana State University

BS in Chemical Engineering
University of Delaware

thomas.f.scherr [at] vanderbilt.edu

 

 

Graduate Students

David + Emily Engaged

David Evans

Doctoral Student

BS in Bioengineering
Clemson University

david.t.evans [at] vanderbilt.edu

 

 

 

 

Emily Kight

Doctoral Student

BS in Bioengineering
Temple University

emily.c.kight [at] vanderbilt.edu

 

 

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Nicole Malofsky

Doctoral Student

BS and MS in Bioengineering
Lehigh University

nicole.a.malofsky [at] vanderbilt.edu

 

 

 

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Dalton Nelson

Doctoral Student

BA in Mathematics & Applied Critical Thought and Inquiry
William Jewell College

BE in Biomedical Engineering
Vanderbilt University

dalton.j.nelson [at] vanderbilt.edu

 

 

Nick Spurlock

Nicholas Spurlock

Doctoral Student

BA in Engineering
Maryville College

BE in Biomedical Engineering
Vanderbilt University

nicholas.a.spurlock [at] vanderbilt.edu

 

Undergraduate Students

Rosana Alfaro

Junior Biomedical Engineering Student
rosana.a.alfaro [at] vanderbilt.edu

Kunal Chugh

Sophomore Biomedical Engineering Student
kunal.chugh [at] vanderbilt.edu

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Hannah Stepp

Senior Biomedical Engineering Student
hannah.e.stepp [at] vanderbilt.edu


 

 

 

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Emma Wheat

Senior Biomedical Engineering Student
emma.g.wheat [at] vanderbilt.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Recent Graduates/Escapees

Mark Baglia graduated with his masters in biomedical engineering and MBA in May 2016 and is now working at Amazon in the Nashville, Tennessee.

Alex Boyd graduated with his bachelors in biomedical engineering in May 2021 and is now pursuing a doctoral degree at Boston University.

Hali Egnatchik graduated with her doctorate in May 2014 and is now working as an Engineer in the Laboratory Automation Division at Abbott in Dallas, Texas.

Amy Creecy graduated with her doctorate in June 2018 and is now a postdoctoral fellow at Indiana University.

Nicholas Diehl graduated with his bachelors in biomedical engineering in May 2018.

Andrew Doyle, a former Haselton laboratory technician is now pursuing biomedical research at Vertex Pharmaceuticals.

Erin Euliano graduated with her bachelors and masters in biomedical engineering in May 2018 and is pursuing her doctorate at Rice University.

Joe Evans graduated with his masters in May 2014 and is now working in intellectual property law.

Sparsh Gupta graduated with his bachelors in biomedical engineering in May 2018 and is pursuing a degree in medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University.

Austin Hardcastle graduated with his bachelors in biomedical engineering in May 2018 and is pursuing a masters in public health through the Post-Bachelor Fellowship Program at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at University of Washington in Seattle.

Michael Kammer graduated with his doctorate in May 2017 and is postdoctoral fellow at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Aditya Karhade graduated with his bachelors in biomedical engineering in May 2015 and is pursing a dual degree in medicine and masters in business administration from Harvard University.

Mindy Leelawong, a former Research Assistant Professor is pursuing a Public Health Laboratory Fellowship in the New York City Public Health Laboratory.

Kelly McGee graduated with his bachelors in biomedical engineering in May 2018.

Stephanie Pearlman graduated with her doctorate in May 2022 and is a R&D engineer at Sherlock Biosciences in Boston, MA.

Athran Abdul Rahman graduated with his bachelors in chemical engineering in May 2015 and is pursuing an advanced degree in engineering from the University of Sydney.

Cameron Ridgewell graduated with his bachelors in mechanical engineering and computer science in May 2015 and now a robotics engineer at Booz Allen Hamilton.

Hayley Ryskoski graduated with her bachelors in biomedical engineering in May 2016 and is pursuing a doctoral degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

Francesca Solinas, a former technician in the Haselton laboratory is now pursuing biomedical research at the Cologne Center for Genomics in Cologne, Germany.

Adithya Sivakumar graduated with his bachelors in biomedical engineering in May 2018 and is pursuing his medical degree at Rush Medical College in Chicago.

Josh Trantum graduated with his doctorate in May 2014 and continues to consult on commercial aspects of biotechnology in the Nashville, Tennessee area.

Christia Victoriano, graduated with her bachelors in biomedical engineering in May 2021 and is pursuing a doctoral degree at Columbia University in New York City.

Cassandra Wessely, graduated with her bachelors in biomedical engineering in May 2017 and is pursuing a career in the biotechnology industry.

Anna Wolfe, graduate with her bachelors in biomedical engineering in May 2019 and masters in 2021 from University of California, Berkeley and is pursuing a career in biomechanics research.

Zackary Zimmers, graduated with his doctorate in August 2021 and is an R&D engineer in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina.

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