Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Lee A. Baugh - (605) 658-6348, Basic Biomedical Sciences, Lee Medical Building 258, Lee.Baugh - at -

Research Associates and Assistants

No positions available.

Graduate Students

PhD Students

Taylor Bosch - Basic Biomedical Sciences - Taylor.Bosch - at -

Eric Graack - Basic Biomedical Sciences - Erick.Graack - at - (co-supervised with Dr. Gina Forster)

Tim Hanna - Sociology, South Dakota State University

MD/PhD Students

Sam Critzer - MSII

Medical Scholarship Pathways Students

Amanda Johnson - MSIV, SSOM.

Erik Burnison, MSIII, SSOM.

Dylan Goehner, MSI, SSOM.

Honors Students

Chesney Arend - Chesney is a former SPURA student that is continuing on with the project for their honor's thesis.

Summer Fellows

It's not summer

Lab Volunteers

Natalie Mushitz - MSIV, SSOM.

Nicholas Severson - Nick is continuing his work started during his summer scholarship

Lab Alumni

Nicholas Severson (former SPURA Summer Student)

Sara Niederbaumer - Sara completed her honors thesis in the lab

Bikash KC - Bikash completed his MA thesis and is now working for Brookings Health.

Erik Burnison - Erik completed his honors thesis and is now a medical student at the USD SSOM.

Lillian Kallestad (SPURA Summer Student)

Katelin Woods (Medical Research Apprenticeship Student)

Mackenzi Gatzke (nee Rogers) - Mackenzi was accepted into medical school.

Kelene Fercho - Dr. Fercho completed her PhD and has taken a position as core manager of the human neuroimaging core at USD.  

Austin Reno - Austin completed the PhD component of his MD/PhD program, and has returned to his medical school training.

Paige Moser, Biology, USD (2013-2014) - Paige was an honors student, who completed her defense in the fall of 2014.  She is currently preparing to be a Physician's Assistant.

Michael Neilson (2013) - Michael was the recipient of a USD Medical School summer research fellowship.

Leah Wienbar (2013) - Leah was the recipient of a BRIN summer research fellowship

Luke Fuhrman, Biology Honors, USD (2012-2013) - Luke was an honors student, and a research assistant within the lab.  He is now a medical student.

Gina Collings, BBS PHD, USD (2012) - Gina left the lab to pursue a teaching career.

Gina Nauman - Gina was a summer research volunteer (2012) and is currently a Pre-Med student at Cornell.