Associate Professor, Physiology
Research Building 105
Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Dr. Rosca received her medical degree from the Gr. T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy and completed a residency in internal medicine in Iasi, Romania. She subsequently was a Fulbright postdoctoral fellow and then a faculty member in the Department of Pharmacology and Center of Inherited Disorders of Energetic Metabolism at Case Western Reserve University. She joined the CMU College of Medicine in 2014 as a founding faculty member teaching both physiology and pathophysiology to medical students and serving as co-director of the renal-endocrine course. In education, she has been a critical contributor in writing and reviewing cases across the curriculum and an appreciated small group facilitator. As a result of her educational activity, she was awarded the Founding Faculty Appreciation award in 2017 and the College of Medicine’s Spirit of Teaching Award in 2019.
Dr. Rosca is a tenure-track appointee and her research focuses on mitochondrial diseases, metabolic syndrome and its complications. Her laboratory was a recipient of grants from Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundations and United Mitochondrial Research Foundation and is currently funded by a grant from the American Heart Association. Her laboratory has been inclusive for many undergraduate and medical students. In research, she has demonstrated significant scholarly activity with multiple peer-reviewed publications.
- Fellowship: Medicine and Pharmacology, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, Case Western Reserve University
- Residency: Internal Medicine, St. Spiridon University Hospital, Iasi, Romania
- Medical School: "Gr.T.Popa" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi, Romania