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Eye Research Institute

Dodge Hall
118 Library Drive
Rochester, Michigan 48309-4479
(location map)

Eye Research Institute

Dodge Hall
118 Library Drive
Rochester, Michigan 48309-4479
(location map)

person holding a large model of an eye

Directory

The faculty and staff in the ERI are world-renowned scientists and researchers. Their experience extends outside of the lab, lending their expertise to student mentorship and the community.

Faculty
Mohamed Al-ShabraweyMohamed Al-Shabrawey, Ph.D.
V. Everett Kinsey Endowed Professor,
Foundational Medical Studies,                     
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB),
Founding Director, Eye Research Center, OUWB,
Director, Eye Research Institute, Oakland University,
(248) 370-2395
malshabrawey@oakland.edu
Headshot of Andrew GoldbergAndrew F.X. Goldberg, Ph.D.
Professor of Biomedical Sciences
Room 359
(248) 370-2393
goldberg@oakland.edu

Headshot of Kenneth MittonKenneth Mitton, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences
Room 412
(248) 370-2079
mitton@oakland.edu

Headshot of Dao-Qi ZhangDao-Qi Zhang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences
Room 423
(248) 370-2399
zhang@oakland.edu

An image of Amany TawfikAmany Tawfik, M.D., M.Sc.
Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences
amtawfik@oakland.edu

Headshot of Frank GiblinFrank Giblin, Ph.D.,
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Sciences
giblin@oakland.edu

RileyMichael Riley, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
riley@oakland.edu

Headshot of Barry S. WinklerBarry Winkler, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Sciences
winkler@oakland.edu
Staff
NameRole
Kathy Wolosiewicz, M.A.Operations Coordinator
Xiao Zhang, M.S.Al-Shabrawey Lab Manager
Noureldien Darwish, Ph.D.Post-Doctoral Fellow, Al-Shabrawey Lab
Mohamed Moustafa, M.S., Pharm D.Al-Shabrawey Lab Research Assistant
Julia Humble, B.S. Al-Shabrawey Lab Research Associate Technician
Fatma Awadalla, M.D.Ph.D. student, Al-Shabrawey Lab
Youstina Guirguis, MLISLab Volunteer, Al-Shabrawey Lab
Breyanna Cavanaugh, M.S.Goldberg Lab Manager
Michelle Milstein, Ph.D.Goldberg Lab Research Associate
Laura Gunther, Ph.D.Digital Imaging Research Associate
R. Casey BoucherPh.D. Student, Goldberg Lab
Wendy Dailey B.S.Pediatric DNA Sequencing, Caeregen Therapeutics Lab
Manager 
Naomi HaqueMitton Lab M.Sc. student, OUWB M2
Rima Stepanian ​Mitton Lab M2 & EMBARK Student Lab Assistant
Dylan HeerMitton Lab Student Lab Assistant
Gabrielle AbdelmessihMitton Lab Student Research Assistant (SUPER student 2022)
Cecille PinnockMitton Lab Student Lab Assistant
Lalith Kumar Venkareddy, Ph.D.Post-Doctoral Fellow, Tawfik Lab
Wagdy El-KalawozgTawfik Lab Student Research Volunteer
Paul NegoitaTawfik Lab Student Research Volunteer (SUPER student 2022)
Mohamed ShalabyVisiting Scholar, Ph.D. Student, Tawfik Lab
Emilio RomanoZhang Lab Student Research Assistant (SSCC student 2021)
Olivia HannawaZhang Lab Student Research Assistant (SSCC student 2021)
Yasmeen HassanZhang Lab Student Research Assistant (SUPER student 2022)
Laith FakhouriZhang Lab Volunteer, Summer 2022
Andrew SantosEMBARK Student
Daeun JeongEMBARK Student
Jonathan BlakeEMBARK Student
Keaton SchmitzEMBARK Student
Konstantinos KoustasEMBARK Student
Lance JonesEMBARK Student
Mary DrekhEMBARK Student
Michael SunEMBARK Student
Min Young KimEMBARK Student
Suhani GuptaEMBARK Student
Yunjoo ShinEMBARK Student
Amy PerfettoAdministrative Assistant 
Katie ShepherdOUWB Dean’s Office Assistant
Annemarie NguyenOUWB Director of Business Operations
Clinical Faculty
NameTitlePhone
Antonio Capone, Jr., M.D.Clinical Professor(248) 288-2280
Kimberly Drenser, M.D., Ph.D.Clinical Associate Professor(248) 288-2280
Bruce Garretson. M.D.Clinical Assistant Professor(248) 288-2280
John Hart, Jr., M.DClinical Assistant Professor(248) 288-2280
Tarek Hassan, M.D.Clinical Assistant Professor(248) 288-2280
Alon Kahana, M.D., Ph.D.Clinical Assistant Professor(248) 288-2280
Tamer Mahmoud, M.D., Ph.D.Clinical Assistant Professor(248) 288-2280
Rajesh Rao, M.D.Clinical Assistant Professor(248) 538-7400
Alan Ruby, M.D.Clinical Assistant Professor(248) 288-2280
George Williams, M.D.Clinical Professor(248) 288-2280