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CENTER STAFF

Libby Dotson, B.S. 

Research Associate

Libby Dotson received dual degrees in the Literature Program in Cultural Studies and International Comparative Studies from Duke University. She became a GWHT fellow and worked on the Ignite program in Sololá, Guatemala. She now manages the Ignite program and aids in the management of international clinical implementation programs in the lab. In addition, she curated the lab’s (In)visible Organ exhibit. Her works focuses on the social, political and behavioral dimensions of device development and implementation in the field. Libby has lived in Argentina, Peru, and Guatemala to study and complete research, she has a really cute cat named Mishi, loves to camp and read.

Keny Murillo Brizuela, B.S.

Research Associate

Keny Murillo Brizuela holds a BS in biology from Furman University. As an Associate in Research, Keny will be responsible for coordinating the Bass Connections program in order to evaluate the clinical, economic and political viability of the Pocket Colposcope in the US and Peru. In his administrative role, Keny assists with scheduling for the Center’s Director, Dr. Ramanujam, organizing lab events and meetings, as well as general center communications. Keny wants to pursue a career in medicine, and hopes to attend medical school soon. In his spare time, Keny enjoys cross country running, road trips, exploring new places to eat (his favorite food is sushi!), podcasts, and reading. 

ZACHARY CONGRESS, B.S

Research Technician

Zachary is an NC State graduate with a degree in Biomedical Engineering.  As a research technician, he hopes to gain valuable skills in manufacturing, and animal-related work while taking over many administrative responsibilities.  Zac hopes to pursue his PhD within a couple of years and is passionate about regenerative medicine and histology in particular.

JENNIFER GALLAGHER, B.S.

Jennifer holds a degree in Chemistry from Franklin College.  She is a clinical research coordinator who manages the Pocket Colposcope studies in the cervical cancer screening clinic.  Also,  she works closely with the breast and plastic surgeons to enroll patients in our margin assessment study which uses optical spectroscopy.   Lastly, Jennifer enrolls patients in the breast imaging department of the Duke Cancer Center in an attempt to diagnosis disease by imaging tumor stress responses.  In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys exercising and exploring new restaurants around the Triangle. 

Clinical Research Coordinator