An ASPIRE scholar’s primary faculty sponsor must be a core engineering faculty member. Listed below is a sample of affiliated clinical faculty members available to serve as a secondary faculty sponsor. A scholar’s secondary mentor can be any faculty member at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine who has a strong collaborative relationship with a Johns Hopkins Engineering core faculty member.

NameDegree(s)TitlePrimary Department or ProgramResearch InterestsEmail
Anderson, WilliamMD/PhDAssociate ProfessorNeurosurgeryDeep brain stimulation therapies for movement disorders, epilepsy treatmentwanders5@jhmi.edu
Berger, RonaldMD/PhDProfessorCardiologyArrhythmia device development, arrhythmia mechanismsrberger@jhmi.edu
Crone, NathanMDProfessorNeurologyHuman intracranial EEG and brain stimulationncrone@jhmi.edu
Della Santina, CharleyMD/PhDProfessorOtolaryngologyVestibular neurophysiology, neural prosthesescds@jhmi.edu
Fuchs, PaulPhDProfessorOtolaryngologySynaptic physiology of the inner earpfuchs1@jhmi.edu
Gamaldo, CharleneMDAssociate ProfessorNeurologySleep disorderscgamald1@jhmi.edu
Halperin, HenryMDProfessorCardiologyImaging in cardiac electrophysiologyhhalper@jhmi.edu
Hillel, AlexanderMDAssociate ProfessorOtolaryngology - Head and Neck SurgeryRegenerative medicine, Materials science for customized surgical applications, Immunology and Metabolomics of Fibrosisahillel@jhmi.edu
Kang, Joon-YiMDAssistant ProfessorNeurologyMinimally invasive epilepsy surgery, continuous electroencephalogram monitoring in the intensive care unit, status epilepticusjkang50@jhmi.edu
Kwon, ChulanPhDAssociate ProfessorCardiologyHeart generation and regenerationckwon13@jhmi.edu
O'Brien-Coon, DevinMDMedical DirectorTransgender HealthTissue engineering; Regenerative medicine; Materials science for customized surgical applications; Clinical outcomes and novel techniques in gender surgery; Analysis of disparities in transgender healthcaredcoon@jhmi.edu
Mathias, RasikaScDAssociate ProfessorMedicine - Allergy and Clinical ImmunologyGenetic epidemiology with emphasis on cardiovascular, asthma, lung disease and other chronic disease processes.rmathias@jhmi.edu
Neptune, Enid RosePhDAssociate ProfessorPulmonary MedicineTherapeutic strategies in Marfan syndrome; Mechanisms and prevention of progression of COPD; Hepatocyte growth factor signaling in airspace homeostasiseneptune@jhmi.edu
Pathak, ArvindPhDAssociate ProfessorRadiologyFunctional and molecular imaging, tumor micro-environmentpathak@mri.jhu.edu
Schneck, JonathanPhDProfessorOncologyImmunologyjschnec1@jhmi.edu
Salas, RachelMDAssociate ProfessorNeurologySleep disorders, transcranial stimulationrsalas3@jhmi.edu
Tandri, HarikrishnaMRCPAssociate ProfessorCardiologyCardiac arrest, defibrillation, neuromodulation for arrhythmiashtandri1@jhmi.edu
Zhang, HuiPhDProfessorPathologyStructural and functional analyses of proteins, protein modifications by glycosylation, phosphorylation, and acetylationhuizhang@jhu.edu