Faculty & Staff

Administration


Ray E. Stowers, DO, FACOFP, dist.
Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean

Carrie Kaelin
Executive Assistant to the Dean

Department of Academic Affairs


Ross E. Longley, PhD
Associate Dean of Preclinical Medicine and Research and Interim Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Professor

Rebecca Ameis
Administrative Assistant

Abolfazl Ghasemi
Director of Data Analytics and Institutional Research

Department of Clinical Medicine


Shannda Cater
Clinical Rotations Coordinator

Amanda S. Wright, DO
Associate Dean of Clinical Medicine
Director of International Medical Education
Assistant Professor

Kesha Woolsey
Administrative Assistant

Andrew Ryals, DO
Director of Clinical Skills
Assistant Professor

Nancy Miller
Director of Clinical Rotations

Department of Family Medicine


Timothy Buffey, DO
Chair and Assistant Professor

Gary Edwards, DO, FACOFP
Assistant Professor

James R. Harbin, DO
Assistant Professor

Psychiatry

Natalie Jordan, MD
Assistant Professor

Emergency Medicine

Ryan Sullivan, DO
Assistant Professor

Department of Internal Medicine


Holly Heaver Jennings, MD, FACP
Chair and Assistant Professor

Leslie Ziegler, MD
Assistant Professor

Cardiology

Nasser Adjei, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Assistant Professor

Gastroenterology

Eduardo A. deMondesert, MD
Assistant Professor

Infectious Disease

Mark L. Stillwell, MD, FACP
Assistant Professor

Nephrology

James Henry, MD
Associate Professor

Neurology

Jon Gustafson, MD
Assistant Professor

Department of OPP


Thomas Fotopoulos, DO
Chair and Associate Professor

Kathryn Buffey, DO
Director of OPP Integration
Assistant Professor

Valerie V. Bates Romanski, DO
Assistant Professor

Lesley A. Schmitz, DO
Assistant Professor

Courtney Butler
Osteopathic Principles and Practice Coordinator

Department of Pediatrics


Louay K. Nassri, MD, FAAP, FCCP
Chair and Assistant Professor

Department of Surgery


Michael Gooden, MD
Assistant Professor and Chair of Surgery

Neurosurgery

Joe Queeney, DO, FACOS
Assistant Professor

Radiology

Ismail Ihmeidan, MD
Assistant Professor

Department of Clinical Resources


Frazier Edwards
Executive Director of Clinical Resources and CME

Department of Graduate Medical Education


Tony A. Little, DO, FAAFP
Associate Dean of GME and Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Department of Library Services


Elizabeth Wright, MLS
Director of Library Services

Connie Manning, MA, MLIS
Assistant Medical Librarian

Department of Preclinical Medicine


Ross E. Longley, PhD
Associate Dean of Preclinical Medicine and Research and Interim Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Professor

Patricia Cunningham
Director of Preclinical Curriculum

Department of Anatomy


David L. McWhorter, PhD
Chair and Professor

Joanne Peterson, PhD
Assistant Professor of Anatomy

Raja Rachakatla, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy

Zachary Throckmorton, PhD
Assistant Professor of Anatomy

Heather Guzik, MA
Anatomy Lab Instructor

Department of Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Sciences


Lance Bridges, PhD
Chair and Associate Professor

Kenneth Hensley, PhD
Professor

Brandy Ree, PhD
Assistant Professor

Matthew White, PhD
Assistant Professor

Department of Microbiology & Immunology


Chair – TBD

Abby L. Geis, PhD
Assistant Professor

Department of Physiology, Pharmacology, and Pathology


Julia A. Moffitt, PhD
Chair and Professor

Talal El-Hefnawy, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor

Eric Lee, PhD
Assistant Professor

Rakesh K. Singh, B. Pharm., PhD
Assistant Professor

William Zaloga, DO
Assistant Professor

Department of Security


Levi Risley
Director of Security
Chief of Police

Department of Simulation & Clinical Skills


Harvey Potts, MD, MPH
Executive Director of Simulation and Clinical Skills
Assistant Professor

Demetria Daniels, LPN
Standardized Patient Center Coordinator

Danielle Wilks, RRT
Simulation Clinic Coordinator

 

Department of Student Affairs


Keith Fudge, PhD
Associate Dean of Student Affairs
Professor

Laurel Starling-McIntosh
Executive Director of Student Affairs and Student Services

Shawna Mason
Administrative Assistant

Kelly DeWitt
Director of Admissions

Charitee Evans
Registrar

Amanda Evenson
Admissions Coordinator

Debbie Findlay
Director of Academic Support

Glenna Gilliam
Director of Financial Aid

Breeanne Hafley
Admissions Coordinator

Donala Jordan, PsyD
Director of Mental Wellness
Assistant Professor

Marketing


Susan Devero
Executive Director of Community Relations