Faculty, Staff, and Affiliated Scientists


Richard L. Doty, PhD, FAAN

Richard L. Doty, PhD, FAAN

Professor and Director, Smell and Taste Center

Richard L. Doty, Ph.D. is the Director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Smell and Taste Center.  Dr. Doty is an author or coauthor of over 400 professional publications (including 10 books and contributions to such publications as Science, Nature, and the  Encyclopedia Britannica), and is editor of the Handbook of Olfaction and Gustation (Marcel Dekker, 1995, 2003, 2015), a 2000+ page tome considered to be the Bible of the chemical senses field.  His most recent books are Smell and Taste Disorders, co-authored by Christopher Hawkes (Cambridge University Press) and The Great Pheromone Myth (Johns Hopkins University Press). A consultant to dozens of major corporations and governmental advisory committees, he is perhaps best known as the inventor of the University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test (UPSIT), a standardized olfactory test heralded as the olfactory equivalent to the eye chart.  Among his numerous awards are the James A. Shannon Award from the National Institutes of Health (1996), the 2000 Outstanding Scientists of the 20th Century Award from the International Biographical Centre in Cambridge, England (1999), the Olfactory Research Fund’s Scientific Sense of Smell Award (2000), the William Osler Patient-Oriented Research Award from the University of Pennsylvania (2003), the Society of Cosmetic Chemist’s Service Award (2004), and the Association for Chemoreception Science’s Max Mozell Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Chemical Senses (2005).  Dr. Doty received the B.S. degree from Colorado State University (1966), the M.A. degree from California State University, San Jose, in conjunction with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Moffett Field, CA (1968), and the Ph.D. degree from Michigan State University, East Lansing (1971).  He received post-doctoral fellowship training at the University of California, Berkeley (1971-1973), and the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (1973-1975).

Research Team

Rafa Khan, B.S.

Clinical Research Coordinator

Ryan Sharetts, B.A.

Research Coordinator (Sensonics)

Center Physicians

Natasha Mirza, MD

Professor of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
 Dr. Mirza

James Nathan Palmer, MD

Director, Division of Rhinology Co-Director, Cranial Base Center Professor of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Professor of Neurosurgery
 Dr. Palmer

Affiliated Scientists

Steven M. Bromley, MD, FAAN

Director - South Jersey Multiple Sclerosis Center, Director - TMS Care Center and Neuropsych Health, Director and Founder - Bromley Neurology PC

E. Leslie Cameron, M.A., Ph.D.

Professor Carthage College and The University of Illinois at Chicago
 lcameron@carthage.edu and elc@uic.edu

Marco Aurélio Fornazieri, MD, PhD

Londrina State University (UEL), Brazil and Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná, Londrina, Brazil
 +55 43 33670200

Lilian Calderon-Garciduenas, MA, MD, PhD

University of Montana

Carolyn K. Novaleski, PhD, CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor - Michigan State University

Jonathan Silas, PhD

Senior Lecturer - Department of Psychology, Middlesex University
 +44 (0)20 8411 4546

Graciela M. Soler, MD, PhD

GEOG (Grupo de Estudio de Olfato y Gusto), Argentina
 +549 1167382903

Natalie Stinton, DMD

Chair, Department of Oral Medicine and Maxillofacial Surgery/ Program Director, Pediatric Dental Residency /Assistant Professor of Pediatric Dentistry Geisinger Health System and Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Jing-Jie Wang, MD, PhD

Attending Physician, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery - Taichung Veterans General Hospital

Yasin Yilmaz, MD, PhD

Istanbul University, Institute of Graduate Studies in Health Science, Department of Neuroscience
 0090 212 440 0000/11280