Affiliated Faculty

Ryan Institute Faculty

Ryan Institute Collaborating Faculty

Faculty at other institutions whose research or expertise is closely related to the Institute’s mission.

Current Research Interests of Ryan Institute Faculty and Affiliates


Ryan Institute Affiliates are researchers, clinicians, caregivers, patients, donors, community members, and more—anyone with an interest in the Institute and its work. 

Constantine Anagnostopoulos, Ph.D., Labonachip LLC, North Kingstown RI

Alycia Mosley Austin, Ph.D., Executive Coordinator, URI Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program

Rev. Nicanor Pier Giorgio Austriaco, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, Providence College

Xinyuan Chen, Ph.D., Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, URI

Sarah Eron, Ph.D., Department of English, URI

Mohammed Faghri, Ph.D., Labonachip LLC, North Kingstown RI

Timothy Foley, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry, University of Scranton

Richard Horan, Slater Technology Fund, Providence RI

Donna Gamache-Griffiths, Esq., College of Business Administration, URI

Skye Leedahl, Departments of Political Science and of Human and Family Studies

Hillary Leonard, Ph.D., College of Business Administration, URI

Mark Lyles, M.A., M.S., Ed.S., D.M.D., Ph.D., Division of Research and Economic Development, URI

Susan Mainella, Military Science and Leadership Program (Army ROTC), URI

Karen Markin, Ph.D., Division of Research and Economic Development, URI

David Rowley, Ph.D.,Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, URI

Yalda Shahriari, Ph.D., Department of Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering, URI

Ivy Shen, East Greenwich RI

Beth Very, Wakefield RI

Ellen Reynolds, Dr. Pauline B. Wood Health Services, URI

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