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Dr. Neha is an Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Science in the Department of Physiology and Cell Biology. She pursued her early graduate education in Biotechnology at the Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. Dr. Dole earned her doctoral degree in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, Connecticut, in 2015, working under the guidance of Dr. Anne Delany. After receiving her doctorate, Dr. Dole received a Post-doctoral Fellowship from the Orthopaedic Research Society/ OREF Foundation and worked as a post-doctoral scientist in the lab of Dr. Tamara Alliston at UC San Francisco (UCSF). In 2021, she was appointed an Assistant Adjunct Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UCSF.
Since 2022, she has established her laboratory in the UAMS Department of Physiology and Cell Biology and holds an assistant professor position in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UAMS. Dr. Dole is funded through the Mentored Career Development Grant from the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). She is a journal reviewer and a member of the Endocrine Society, the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, and the Orthopaedic Research Society.
Dr. Dole’s other service and leadership efforts focus on developing the next generation of scientists and leaders. She has served on the early-stage investigator committee of the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) and organized Career Development Workshop for Postdocs and graduate students at the Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) Musculoskeletal Biology Workshop. In the past, she has also served as the Chair of the Junior Investigator Committee at UCSF.
Dr. Dole’s honors include a Young Investigator Award- IBMS, the ASBMR Harold M. Frost Young Investigator Award, the AIMM-ASBMR John Haddad Young Investigator Award, ORS-Alice JeeAward, and the ASBMR Most Outstanding Basic Abstract Award.