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Chemistry Alumni

Purchase chemistry alumni occupy different positions in industry, government, and academia.  This page shows some of our alumni and their current undertakings.  If you would like to contact someone in the chemistry program, please email


Representative Chemistry Alumni

John Ambroseo ’83, PhD, University of Pennsylvania; president and CEO, Coherent Inc.


Enoch P. Baldwin ’82, PhD, University of California, Berkeley; associate professor, College of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis


Dora Carrico-Moniz ’99, PhD, Yale University; assistant professor of chemistry, Wellesley College


Sean M. Casey ’88, PhD, University of Minnesota; associate professor and chair, Department of

Chemistry, University of Nevada, Reno


Tom Casti ’80, PhD, University of California, Berkeley; product specialist, Gore Associates (Gortex)


Younhee Cho ’04, PhD, Texas A&M University; research associate, Scripps Institute, CA


Peter C. Compo ’81, PhD, City College of New York; senior research scientist, DuPont


Matthew Craddock ’99, PhD, University of Minnesota; postdoctoral fellow, Columbia University; science teacher, Millennium High School, New York, N.Y.


Julio D’Arcy ’00, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles; postdoctoral fellow, MIT


David Ebel ’07, research technician, Kerry Ingredients


Francis Greally ’00, chemistry teacher, the Masters School, Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.


Robert A. Herman ’79,MD, SUNY Buffalo; staff psychiatrist, University of Maryland Health Center,

College Park, and Anne Arundel Medical Center


Jacques Jospitre ’92, MD, Columbia University, PhD, New York University; psychiatrist


David Khoshabo ’03, research scientist, BASF, Tarrytown, NY


Martha Knieriem’86, MS, Lehigh University; Regulatory document writer, Novartis Pharmaceutical



Derek Levison ’86 (chemistry and biology), PhD, City University of New York; managing director, EMP Biotech, Germany


George Livermore ’81 (chemistry and biology), MD, Uniformed Services University of the Health

Sciences; otolaryngologist


Juan March ’85,MD, SUNY Upstate Medical University; professor and chief of the Division of

Emergency Medical Services, The Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University


Colm McCarthy ’09 (chemistry and biology),MD (currently PhD student),McGill University


Jonathan Mathis ’10, medical student, Morehouse College


Mark Pastore ’87, vice president of clean coal solutions, Environmental Energy Services (EES) Inc.


Peter Powchik ’79,MD, New York University; head of clinical development and regulatory affairs,

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals


Christopher L. Reilly ’85, MD, Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff University (UK); general and

laparoscopic surgeon, West Houston Surgical Associates PA, Houston,Texas


Sharon Rivera ’03, PhD, Syracuse University; postdoctoral fellow, Columbia University


Milo Russell ’11 (chemistry and creative writing), PhD student, University of Illinois, Urbana-



Mahsa Salsabili ’10 (chemistry and biology), Pharm D student, SUNY Buffalo


Clifford Soll ’84, PhD, City University of New York; mass spectrometry facility director, Hunter

College, City University of New York


Robert Vitti ’82,MD, St. Andrews Medical College; ophthalmologist and vice president, Regeneron



Reinemarie Willimann ’87 (chemistry and biology), DVM, Cornell University; veterinarian, Mount

Kisco Veterinary Clinic


Frances Zappalla ’81 (chemistry and biology), DO, Long Island College of Osteopathic Medicine;

pediatric cardiologist, North Shore University