Director, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program
Associate Professor, Pharmacology
Associate Professor, Surgery
Barbara Fingleton Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Surgery, serves as Director of the Vanderbilt IGP. Dr. Fingleton obtained her Ph.D. from Dublin City University in Ireland. She moved to the United States to do post-doctoral research at Vanderbilt, starting in 1997. She now runs an active research program focused on understanding the process of metastasis in various cancers with the goal of developing new therapeutic targets.
Dr. Beth A. Bowman, Assistant Professor of Medical Administration, serves as Assistant Director of the IGP. Beth directs the recruitment and admissions process for the IGP, teaches first year students, and is the co-director of the Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy for undergraduates performing research at Vanderbilt.
Program Manager, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program
Program Manager, Quantitative and Chemical Biology Program
Carolyn earned her undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University in Cognitive Studies and Education. She manages recruitment activities, new student matriculation, manages registration and the first year course, and is a resource for all things IGP and QCB.