BS, Jackson State University; MS, Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi
Dr. Osgood enjoyed a 23 year career as a medical technologist before joining RIT. Following a 3.5 year postdoctoral fellowship in oral microbiology at UAB, he came to RIT. Noted for his student teaching, motivation and mentoring, his research has been published in several scientific journals.
In the News
August 12, 2022
First RIT cohort in BS/MD program begins first year at SUNY Upstate Medical University
RIT biomedical sciences program graduates Cameron Shuman and Zach Williams represent the first cohort of students admitted to the State University of New York Upstate Medical University.
January 15, 2021
LSAMP and McNair Scholars programs provide important research opportunities
A record 15 students participated in fall research projects thanks to support from the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) and Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement programs.
July 31, 2020
Douglas Merrill retires from RIT after 40 years, establishes student fund
Douglas Merrill, who inspired countless students during his 40-year tenure in the College of Science and the College of Health Sciences and Technology, has retired. He developed the Premedical Advisory Program and created the Center for Bioscience Education and Technology. And he retires with numerous honors recognizing his outstanding teaching and commitment to diversity and inclusion.