Emil Bogenmann

Emil Bogenmann, PhD, EdD

Mentoring Advisor, Workforce Development


Dr. Bogennman is member of Workforce Development and provides workshops in mentoring to pre-doctoral students and faculty.

Contact Information

(323) 361-5650

Professional Background

Dr. Bogennman, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology at the Keck School of Medicine at USC. He completed his PhD at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland. His research has focused on pediatric tumors, in particular neuroectoderm-derived malignancies such as retinoblastoma and neuroblastoma.

Also, Dr. Bogenmann completed a Doctorate in Education with a subspecialty in educational psychology from USC’s Rossier School of Education. His educational training focused on research in diversity, leadership, learning and motivation, curriculum development and evaluation. Recently, he has focused on research training and career development of high school students, undergraduate students, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows at Children’s Hospital as well as USC. As the Director for Research Education at The Saban Research Institute, he developed training programs for pre- and postdoctoral fellows at The Saban Research Institute. He established the Latino & African American High School Internship Program (LA-HIP) which provides research training and college preparatory support for seniors from inner-city high schools of Los Angeles. He was awarded grants by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) to develop a national undergraduate research-training program called Short Term Education Program for Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP).


Dr. Bogennman enjoys making and selling his pottery, traveling to Japan to advance his pottery-making skills, as well as continued mentorship to current and past students who pursue careers in science and medicine.

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