PFF alumni spotlights

« Back to Preparing Future Faculty Program

Learn more about the PFF program from those who have completed the program; read the stories of our alumni listed below.

Teshell Greene, Ph. D.
Recipient of the PFF certification, completed the PFF program as a teaching and research postdoctoral fellow in the Institutional Research and Academic Career Development (IRACDA) program at VCU. She is currently working as a Biology Lecturer at the University of Richmond.

Yui Matsuda, Ph.D.
Doctoral student in nursing and is concurrently completing a Master of Public Health degree, and currently a teaching assistant for the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing in the School of Nursing at VCU.

Rebecca Foco, Ph.D.
Recipient of the PFF Program Certificate of Achievement, graduated with a Ph.D. in education with a concentration in health promotion and education, currently an assistant professor at Curry College.

M. Lori Thomas, Ph.D.
Recipient of the PFF Program Certificate of Achievement, Spring 2008, graduate of the VCU School of Social Work Ph.D. program, currently an assistant professor of social work at UNC Charlotte.

Osama Shoair, B.Pharm
Recipient of the PFF Program Certificate of Achievement, Spring 2010, current doctoral student and graduate teaching assistant in the Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science Department, VCU School of Pharmacy, concurrently pursuing the Certificate in Aging Studies from the Gerontology Department, VCU School of Allied Health Professions.

Samantha Nolte, M.A.E.
Recipient of the PFF Program Certificate of Achievement, Spring 2010, graduate of the VCU Master of Art Education program.

Aiye Liang, M.S., Ph.D.
Recipient of the PFF Program Certificate of Achievement, Spring 2010, current postdoctoral associate, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy and the Institute for Structural Biology and Drug Discovery.

Nicole Footen Bromfield, M.S.W., Ph.D.
Recipient of the PFF Program Certificate of Achievement, Spring 2009, graduate of the Ph.D. Program in Public Policy and Administration, Center for Public Policy, L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs, VCU College of Humanities and Sciences.

Stephen P. Sowulewski, M.A.
Recipient of the PFF Program Certificate of Achievement, Spring 2009, current graduate student, doctoral program, Urban Services Leadership, VCU School of Education.