Ronald S. Owen, President
Craig J. Lenz, DO, Dean & Senior Vice President
Dawn Gray, Senior Executive Assistant, Office of the Dean
Kathy Whitehead, Administrative Secretary, Office of the Dean
Sarah Senn, Director of Communications & Funding Opportunities
Melanie Howell, MBA, Coordinator for ERAS and MSPE

Anatomical Sciences, Molecular Medicine, Research & Graduate Studies

James D. Foster, PhD, Associate Dean of Anatomical Sciences, Molecular Medicine, Research & Graduate Studies
Michael Bradbury, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry
Mukarram Uddin, PhD, Professor of Anatomy
Jean Carr, PhD, Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
Mark J. Hernandez, PhD, Associate Professor of Physiology & Pharmacology
Melinda Carter, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Anatomy
Christina McManus, PhD, Assistant Professor of Physiology
Jonathan R. Brown, PhD, Assistant Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
Jaishree Patel, PharmD, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
Larissa Collier, PhD, Assistant Professor of Anatomy
Eric Johnson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Anatomy
Chante Richardson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Audrey Vasauskas, PhD, Assistant Professor of Physiology
Krissy Wood, Coordinator of Willed Body Program & Anatomy and Research Labs
Teresa Bryan, MS, MPPA, Faculty Research Compliance & Grants/Projects Manager
Katelyn Wood, Executive Assistant to Anatomical Sciences, Molecular Medicine, Research & Graduate Studies
Pamela McElroy, Lab Assistant

Clinical Resources

Wil E. Baker, PhD, Executive Director of Clinical Resources
Cheryl Gibson, Director of Clerkship Resources Management

Clinical Sciences

Stephen Miller, DO, MPH, Associate Dean of Clinical Sciences
Greg Thompson, DO, Assistant Dean of Clinical Sciences and Chair of Osteopathic Principles & Practice
Elizabeth Hengstebeck, DO, Chair and Associate Professor of Family Medicine
Heath Parker, DO, Chair of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Vance Powell, DO, Chair of OB/GYN, General Surgery and Trauma
Kevin Hayes, DO, Assistant Chair of Osteopathic Principles & Practice
Sebastian Alston, MD, Professor of Pathology
James Lyons, MD, Associate Professor of Pathology & Family Medicine
Jerry Boland, MD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine
John Giannini, MD, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Faculty Director of SIM Lab
Bascom Bradshaw, DO, MPH, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Dianne Walker, Director of the Clinical Competency Center
Amanda Gant, Clinical Sciences Coordinator
Stephanie Weathers, RN, Standardized Patient Program Manager
Renee Woodham, LPN, Standardized Patient Coordinator
Kimberly Cummings, LPN, Executive Assistant for Clinical Sciences

Institutional Effectiveness & Medical Education

Nehad I. El-Sawi, PhD, Associate Dean of Institutional Effectiveness & Medical Education
Barbara Shearer, MSLS, Director of Learning Resources, Professor of Library & Information Sciences
Lisa Ennis, MS, MA, Information Technology Librarian, Professor of Library & Information Sciences
Nicole Mitchell, MLIS, MA, Information Technology Librarian, Associate Professor of Library & Information Sciences
Karen Loftin, Accreditation & Program Evaluation Coordinator
Maria A. Danzie, Curriculum & Assessment Coordinator
Christopher Flynn, Curriculum & Assessment Coordinator
S. Dennis Baker, PhD, Faculty Enrichment Consultant
Sherry Barfield, Executive Assistant to Institutional Effectiveness & Medical Education

Student Services

Philip D. Reynolds, PhD, Associate Dean of Student Services
Linda Goodson, RN, Director of Admissions and Enrollment
Bob Willis, Assistant Director of Enrollment Management
Travis O. Cobb, MBA, Director of Financial Aid
Tina Skipper, Financial Aid Administrator
Saimara Soto, Registrar and Director of Student Tracking
Fred Helms, EdD, Director of Academic Support Services
Audrey Bawcum, Coordinator of Student Leadership & Activities
Yasmine Hill, Administrative Secretary
Ashley Outlaw, Administrative Secretary


Melissa Cazenave, Accounting Supervisor
Pam Deal, Bursar


Jeremy Bess, Facilities Manager

Information Systems

John Abraham, Manager for Information Systems
Jonathan Hataway, Network/Server Engineer
Jeffrey Branton, Systems Analyst
Jon Smith, Database Systems Analyst
Brandon Worthington, Systems Analyst
Chris Dixon, Systems Analyst


Daniel Mitchell, Security Supervisor