Department of Basic Sciences

Anna K. Davis

Current Role

Core faculty member in the Department of Basic Sciences

Education

Ph.D. in Physiology and Biophysics from the University of Washington

Dr. Melissa A Murphy, PhD

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Current Roles

Assistant professor, Nutrition and Basic Sciences

Education

 

Max Sizemore, Ph.D

Headshot photo of Max Sizemore, PHD, a Bastyr University faculty member

Current Roles

Core didactic faculty for undergraduate (Integrated Human Biology program and general Antomy and Physiology) and naturopathic medical students.

Cynthia A. Wenner, PhD

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Dr. Wenner is a Professor in the Department of Basic Sciences within the School of Natural Health Sciences. She conducts research and co-teaches Immunology and Research Methods courses in the naturopathic medicine and herbal sciences programs.

Jing Meng, MD, PhD

Jing Meng, MD, PhD
Jing Meng is a core faculty member in the Department of Basic Sciences who has completed postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Steven Rude, PhD

Steven Rude, PhD
Steven Rude, PhD, is a core faculty member in the Department of Basic Sciences at Bastyr University.

Rebecca Rashid Achterman, PhD

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Dr. Achterman is a core faculty member in the Department of Basic Sciences whose teaching interests include identifying and addressing common misconceptions about microbiology and developing genuine research experiences for undergraduate students.

Lev Elson-Schwab, PhD

Portrait of Lev Elson-Schwab
Lev Elson-Schwab, PhD, is a core faculty member in the Department of Basic Sciences at Bastyr University.

Donald J. Messner, PhD

Dr. Don Messner

Dr. Messner is a Professor in the Department of Basic Sciences and the Bastyr University Research Institute.  He supports student research and welcomes student participation in projects being conducted in his laboratory.

Nan Lin, MD, PhD

Nan Lin, MD, PhD
Dr. Nan Lin, a core faculty member in the Department of Basic Sciences and director of the human anatomy lab at Bastyr University California, believes that learning is a lifelong experience, especially for those who practice medicine.