Dr. Peter Barbosa was raised in Añasco, Puerto Rico, and started his undergraduate studies at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez campus. Dr. Barbosa finished his B.S. in biochemistry from Texas A&M University and completed a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, LECTURER IN MOLECULAR CELL BIOLOGY
Dr. Kalkidan Bekele, an actively practicing physician in Sint Maarten for the past 15 years, joined the AUC family as a visiting faculty member in 2016. She was appointed to full-time faculty in July 2020.
Jennifer Blakelidge is the ICM lead for UK Track students. In this role, Jen provides teaching and practical skills classes across AUC’s basic science program and leads Free Friday labs, featuring guest speakers and extracurricular workshops.
Meet Teri Boese who is a part of our faculty and staff! AUC School of Medicine has a committed group of highly credentialed faculty that are dedicated to our students success.
Dr. Jalika Breaux is an assistant professor of behavioral sciences in the Department of Clinical Medicine at AUC. She is a licensed clinical psychologist, with specialization in brief, medically integrated treatments and mental health interventions for underserved populations.