Jayne S. Reuben, PhD
Faculty Mentor



Jayne Reuben, Ph.D.
Peer Mentor since 2003
Faculty Mentor since 2011


Dr. Jayne Stewart Reuben is Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Greenville (USCSOM). Prior to joining the USCSOM faculty in September 2011, Dr. Reuben was an Assistant Professor in the Deparment of Biomedical Sciences at Baylor College of Dentistry—a component of the Texas A&M Health Science Center.  She is the third-year medical pharmacology course director in addition to lecturing in graduate pharmacology and in the summer predental program.  Dr. Reuben is a member of the FASEB/MARC Advisory Board and the Diversity Committee for the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA). She was elected to the NPA Executive Board during her postdoctoral training at the University of Michigan in the Department of Pathology.  Dr. Reuben earned her doctorate in Pharmaceutical Sciences with a specialization in Pharmacology and Toxicology from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU).  She is the recipient of awards and fellowships from many organizations including UNCF-MERCK, the American Foundation of Pharmaceutical Education, the Delores A. Auzenne Foundation, and the FAMU Faculty Development Program. Dr. Reuben has worked as an instructor and curriculum adviser for Stanley H. Kaplan, Inc., and as a biologist in the Neuroimmunology branch at the NINDS.  At Baylor, Dr. Reuben will study the effect of bisphosphonate-associated jaw osteonecrosis in addition to investigating neuroimmune mechanisms of lung and temporomandibular joint injury.


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Contact Information

Affiliation:  Clinical Associate Professor
Institution/Address:  Dept of Biomedical Sciences
 University of South Carolina
 School of Medicine
 701 Grove Road
 Greenville, SC  29605
Phone:  864.455.9847
Fax:  864.455.8404
Email:  jreuben@ghs.org
FASEB Society Member:  ASIP
Scientific Discipline:  Physiological Sciences
ABRCMS 2011 Mentor:  YES












Breaking the Ice - Jayne's "Q&A"

 What movie or TV show do you take guilty pleasure?

 The Bad Girls Club and The Hangover.

 If you could ask Noah one question, what would it be?

 Who cleaned up after all of those animals?

 What's the most important thing to you in life?

 Family... followed closely by shoes.

 If you had to describe yourself in three words, what would the three words be?

 Friendly. Critical. Passionate.

 If you could have a celebrity entourage with 3 famous people/celebrities, who would they be?

 Denzel Washington, Oprah Winfrey and President Barack Obama.

 If you could mix three animals together, which one would ou choose to make the ultimate animal?

 Great white shark, Sabor tooth tiger and Pterydactyl. 

 What is your favorite weird food combination?

 Nestle crunch and popcorn.

 If you were the 8th dwarf, what would your name be?


 If you auditioned for 'American Idol', what song would you sing?

 "Rolling on the River" by Ike and Tina Turner.

 If you could go back and change your career path, what would you be doing now?

 I would be a Grammy®-winning jazz singer and have my own night club.



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