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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, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, MBA, Zicklin of Business; psychiatrist

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

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

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-Champaign

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 Pharmaceuticals

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