Wagner Scholars Program

Providing a unique environment for graduate training in experimental pathology...

 

 

Robert H. Wagner Scholars Program in Molecular and Cellular Pathology

 

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Robert H. Wagner, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
1921-2001

The Robert H. Wagner Scholars Program in Molecular and Cellular Pathology memorializes the academic accomplishments and contributions of Dr. Robert Wagner to the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Dr. Wagner was a member of the faculty of the UNC School of Medicine from 1950-1986, and a pioneer in hemophilia research with numerous research accomplishments, including development of methods for purifying Factor VIII from normal blood for use in the treatment of patients with a common form of hemophilia, and development of laboratory tests that continue to be used today in the diagnosis of patients with bleeding disorders. Dr. Wagner was also a dedicated teacher. He mentored the first Ph.D. student that performed research in the Department of Pathology and then served as Director of the Graduate Studies from 1964-1986. During this period of time, the pathology graduate curriculum developed into a strong graduate educational program with diverse research training opportunities for Ph.D. students.


Dr. Wagner's final contribution to graduate education was to establish an endowment to support the training of exceptional graduate students in Molecular and Cellular Pathology. All applicants to the Molecular and Cellular Pathology Ph.D. program will be considered for this distinction.

 

 

Current Robert H. Wagner Scholars in Molecular and Cellular Pathology

 

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Amanda L. Rinkenbaugh, B.S.
Robert H. Wagner Scholar in Molecular and Cellular Pathology, 2009-present

 

Robbie-McNeill

Robert S. McNeill, B.S.
Robert H. Wagner Scholar in Molecular and Cellular Pathology, 2001-present

 

James Byrnes
 
James Byrnes, B.S.
Robert H. Wagner Scholar in Molecular and Cellular Pathology, 2014-present

 

Julia Geddings

Julia E. Geddings, B.S.
Robert H. Wagner Scholar in Molecular and Cellular Pathology, 2014-present


 

Past Robert H. Wagner Scholars in Molecular and Cellular Pathology

Mark W. Gramling, Ph.D.
Robert H. Wagner Scholar in Molecular and Cellular Pathology, 2005-2010

Lee E. Mangiante, M.S.
Robert H. Wagner Scholar in Molecular and Cellular Pathology, 2004-2009

J. Devon Risher, Ph.D.
Robert H. Wagner Scholar in Molecular and Cellular Pathology, 2004-2009

 

 

 

 

Molecular and Cellular Pathology Graduate Program