Chikere M. C. F. Thomas, BSc MSc

Chikere Thomas is a holder of a Master of Counseling Psychology with distinctions, and a Bachelor of Social Work. Ms. Thomas has also continued her academic pursuits where she is presently a Doctorial Candidate. Her Ph.D. research focus is on psychological resilience to natural disasters. Ms. Thomas renders her professional expertise as a Registered Counselling Psychologist. Much of her…

Dr. Raphael Greenidge, MBBA

Dr. Greenidge is a Senior House Officer working in the Accident and Emergency Department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Barbados. He had involvement in numerous and diverse clinical cases while working in such a fast-paced and high-intensity environment. Previous Employment House Officer (May 2014- May 2015) Queen Elizabeth Hospital Bridgetown, Barbados Education Successfully completed Bachelor…

Bharath Puranam

Lecturer – Premedical Sciences Aspiring lecturer of Mathematics and Physics with 2 years of academic experience teaching at the University level. Commitment to helping students develop their full potential in their studies. Bharath has a strong philosophy of teaching, and knowledge of different methods to motivate students to develop their expertise in specific areas with experience in curriculum planning…

Sayeeda Rahman MPharm, MBA, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmacology Dr. Sayeeda Rahman is a clinical pharmacologist and an associate fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK. She received her first degree in Pharmacy (BPharm and MPharm) from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh; an MBA from Dundee University, UK; and a Ph.D. from Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia. Dr. Rahman has work…

Rita Udom

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine Dr. Rita Udom’s career began when she was a youngster in Africa and England. After she moved to the United States, she stated her career in the Fashion and Entertainment industry, in Africa and Europe, but shifted to the Medical field, urged by her parents, who were a Physician and…

Sujin Bao, Ph.D.

Professor of Biochemistry and Genetics Dr. Bao received his Ph.D. in Molecular Biophysics from Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China in 1996. His Ph.D. research was focused on structural analyses of the key metabolic hormone insulin and an enzyme fructose-2,6-bisphosphatase. This work led to a publication in P.N.A.S. (Bao et al, 1997: Proc. Natl. Acad.…

Kherie Rowe Ph.D

Assistant Professor of Immunology and Microbiology Dr. Rowe received BSc. Degree in Biology from the University of the West Indies (Cave Hill).  In 2002, Dr. Rowe was awarded a full Chevening Scholarship to pursue an MSc. Degree in Molecular Medical Microbiology at the University of Nottingham in England. In 2003, she was then afforded the…

Maria Villagomez MD, Ph.D

Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences and Histology Dr. Villagomez received her MD degree from the Universidad Cristiana de Bolivia in 1999 and practiced medicine as a general practitioner in Bolivia with a personal interest in Dermatology. She was awarded a scholarship to pursue her Ph.D. in Investigative Dermatology at the prestigious Dermatology Department of the…

Rita Kirton PhD

Dr. Kirton is a psychologist, trained in both psychology and education. Dr. Kirton has joined AUIS School of Medicine in 2018 as an Assistant Professor of Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Kirton has a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, B.A. in Psychology from the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. She is also the recipient…

Shiv Dhiman, MD

Dr. Dhiman received his medical degree from Punjabi University, India. Following his internship at Government Medical College, he worked as a junior resident in Pediatrics and Psychiatry and also practiced medicine for several years as a Medical Officer. After gaining a wide practical experience as a Medical Officer and Senior House Officer in Accident and…