Faculty Affiliate

Ethics Profile PhotoPaul Braunschweiger, Ph.D.

Director, CITI Program

Dr. Braunschweiger earned his Ph.D. at the University of Buffalo. After spending time at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh PA and at AMC Cancer Center in Denver, Co, he came to the University of Miami in 1990, and in 1994 was promoted to Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology, at the Sylvester Cancer Center in the Miller Medical School. Dr. Braunschweiger conducted NIH funded basic research in the sensitivity of tumor cells to ionizing radiation and has authored numerous peer…

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Roberto Cañete Villafranca, M.D., M.S., Ph.D.

Visiting Scholar

Roberto Cañete Villafranca, M.D., M.S., Ph.D., is Professor of Parasitology, Biosafety and Bioethics at the University of Medical Sciences in Matanzas, Cuba, and Researcher at the Center of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Microbiology in Matanzas. He is president of the Matanzas Chapter of the Cuban Society of Microbiology and Parasitology. His areas of expertise include clinical trials, research ethics, ethics and public health, parasitology, and the development of public health professionals and…

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Thomas Champney, Ph.D.

Professor, Cell Biology and Anatomy

Dr. Champney earned his Ph.D. in Biomedical Research at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1984. His research investigated the role of the pineal gland and its hormone melatonin on integrative physiology. He completed a one year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Delaware investigating Reproductive Physiology and then accepted a faculty position at Texas A&M University’s College of Medicine. He spent 18 years at Texas A&M University…

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Ann-Lynn Denker, A.R.N.P., Ph.D.

Health Policy Advocate

Dr. Ann-Lynn Denker is a nurse educator, researcher, nursing consultant and health policy expert. Dr. Denker has extensive experience in clinical practice, education and research including roles of pediatric clinical nurse specialist, director of research, (IRB) human subjects, privacy and clinical electronic systems. She currently teaches graduate students at the Barry University School of Nursing. She has served as the director of the Florida Action Coalition (Future of Nursing)…

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Felipe E. Vizcarrondo, M.D., M.A.

Health Policy Advocate

Dr. Vizcarrondo attended Temple University Medical School in Philadelphia and received a masters degree, in bioethics from Trinity International University in Deerfield, IL. He completed a residency in pediatrics at University Hospital, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, and sub-specialty training in pediatric cardiology at University Hospital, Puerto Rico, and Kings County Medical Center at New York University.
An active duty U.S. Air Force officer,…

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