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Academics

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ATSU Administration

Craig Phelps, DO, FAOASM
President

Norman Gevitz, PhD
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

O.T. Wendel, PhD
Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives & Planning

Gary Cloud, PhD, MBA
Vice President of University Partnerships

Leonard Goldstein, DDS, PhD
Assistant Vice President of Clinical Education Development

SOMA Administration

Jeffrey Morgan, DO, FACOI
Acting Dean

John George
Acting Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Raymond Pavlick, PhD
Associate Dean of Pre-Clinical Education

Thomas E. McWilliams, DO, FACOFP
Senior Advisor to Deans, Graduate Education

Frederic Schwartz, DO, FACOFP
Senior Advisor to Deans
Professor

SOMA Faculty

Anatomy

J. Crutchfield, MD
Chair of Anatomy

Anna Campbell, PhD
Assistant Professor

John Olson, PhD
Professor

William Robinson, PhD, DPT
Assistant Professor

Richard Wienke, MD
Adjunct Professor

Basic Science Education

Edward Moticka, PhD
Chair of Basic Medical Science Education
Professor

Katherine Brown, PhD
Assistant Professor

Courtney Cross, PhD
Assistant Professor

David Gardner, PhD
Adjunct Professor

Carolyn Glaubensklee, PhD
Associate Professor

Jeffrey Hansen, PhD
Associate Professor

Uzoma Ikonne, PhD
Assistant Professor

Robin Petit, PhD
Professor

Milton Pong, PhD
Associate Professor

Mark Slivkoff, PhD
Assistant Professor

Bill Wightkin, PharmD, MS
Assistant Professor

Clinical Science Education

Sharon Obadia, DO
Chair of Clinical Science Education
Assistant Professor
Director of Faculty Development
Director of Medical Skills (OMS-I & OMS-II)
Internal Medicine Diplomat for American Board of Internal Medicine

J. Aaron Allgood, DO
Assistant Professor

Roger Anderson, DO
Assistant Professor

Eve Ashby, DO
Adjunct Professor

Eric Benjamin, MD
Adjunct Professor

Tom Bennett, DO
Director of Virtual CHC Project

Stanley Brysacz, DO
Assistant Professor

Mark Burbridge, DO
Adjunct Professor

Noel Carrasco, MD, FAAP, BCIM
Professor

Robert Coppola, DO, MS, MA
Assistant Professor

Susan Del Sordi-Staats, DO
Adjunct Professor

Angela DeRosa, DO, MBA, CPE
Adjunct Professor

Bradley Downing Jr., DO
Assistant Professor

Monica Fernandez, PA-C, MMS
Assistant Professor
Virtual CHC Continuity & Education Specialist

Mark Fischione, MD
Professor

James Gillilland, DO, FACOI, FAAAI
Adjunct Professor

Kelli Glaser, DO, FACOFP
Associate Professor

Clifford Heinrich, DO
Adjunct Professor

Melchiorra Mangiarcina, DO
Adjunct Professor

Joel Mascaro, DO
Assistant Professor

Kenneth Root Jr., DO
Adjunct Professor

Alan Schalscha, DO, MS
Associate Professor

Michael Seby, MD
Adjunct Professor

Ramakant Sharma, MD
Adjunct Professor

Harvey Simon, MD, JD, FAAP
Associate Professor

Susan Steffans, DO
Assistant Professor
Chair of Student Performance Committee

Grace Stewart, MD
Assistant Professor

Allan Wachter, MD
Adjunct Professor

Harry Watters, DO, MPH, FACOG, FACS
Adjunct Professor

Gene Winfield, DO
Associate Professor

Rupal Vora, MD, FACP
Associate Professor
Director of OMS Academic Development
Coordinator of OMS Professional Development

Community Health Campus Education *explained…

Adelante Healthcare, Phoenix, AZ
Bradley Meek, DO – Regional Director of Medical Education
Mark Sivakoff, MD – Regional Director of Medical Education
David Miller, DO – Adjunct Assistant Professor, OPP
Damian Bundschuh, DO - OPP

Beaufort-Jasper-Hampton Comprehensive Health Service, Inc., Ridgeland, SC
Faith Polkey, MD, MPH, FAAP – Regional Director of Medical Education
Eve Ashby, DO – Regional Director of Medical Education
Thomas Byrnes, DO - OPP

El Rio Community Health Center, Tucson, AZ
Ray Wagner, MD – Regional Director of Medical Education
Christopher Dixon, DO – Regional Director of Medical Education
Frederick Wedel, DO - OPP

Family HealthCare Network, Visalia, CA
Carolina Quezada, MD – Regional Director of Medical Education
David Cryns, DO - OPP

HealthPoint, Renton, WA
Ruth Michaelis, MD – Regional Director of Medical Education
Kimberly Simmons, MD – Regional Director of Medical Education
Robert Woodbury, DO - OPP

HealthSource of Ohio, Mt. Orab, OH
Catherine Shanahan, MD – Regional Director of Medical Education
Mark Striebel, DO – Regional Director of Medical Education
Richard Broder-Oldach, DO - OPP

Lutheran Family Health Center, Brooklyn, NY
Norma Villanueva, MD, MPH – Regional Director of Medical Education
Laura Grady, DO – Regional Director of Medical Education, OPP
Regina Asaro, DO - OPP

Near North Health Service Corp., Chicago, IL
Muna Sultana, MD - Regional Director of Medical Education

North Country HealthCare, Flagstaff, AZ
Shipra Bansal, MD - Regional Director of Medical Education
Michael Seby, MD – Regional Director of Medical Education
Barbara Polstein, DO - OPP, Rotation Coordinator

Northwest Regional PCA, Portland, OR
Lisa Watts, DO – Director of Graduate Medical Education, Associate Professor, Regional Director of Medical Education
Lee J. Herskowitz, DO, MBA – Associate Professor, Regional Director of Medical Education
Thomas Stason, DO – OPP

Unity Health Care, Washington, DC
Keisha Robinson, DO – Regional Director of Medical Education, OPP
April Walker, MD - Regional Director of Medical Education

Waianae Coast Comprehensive, Waianae, HI
Stephen Bradley, MD – Regional Director of Medical Education
Christina Adams, MD – Regional Director of Medical Education
Maude Gibbs, MD – Regional Director of Medical Education
Terri Kakugawa, DO - OPP

Graduate Medical Education

Lawrence LeBeau, DO
Assistant Professor
Residency Program Director

Christine Morgan, EdD
Assistant Professor
Residency Development Manager

Isaac Navarro, DMD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Director of Community Oriented Primary Care

Lisa Watts, DO
Director of Graduate Medical Education
Associate Professor
Regional Director of Medical Education

Medical Humanities & Healthcare Leadership

Lorree Ratto, PhD
Chair of Medical Humanities & Healthcare Leadership
Assistant Professor
Director of Medical Simulation & Standardized Patients

Lise McCoy, EdD
Assistant Professor
Associate Director of Faculty Development
Director of Technology-Enhanced Active Learning

Osteopathic Principles & Practice

Deborah Heath, DO
Interim Co-Chair of OPP/OMM
Professor

Victoria Troncoso, DO
Interim Co-Chair of OPP/OMM
Assistant Professor

Damian Bundschuh, DO
Adjunct Professor

Thomas Byrnes, DO
Assistant Professor

Derek Higgins, DO
Assistant Professor

Inder Makin, MD, PhD
Associate Professor

David Miller, DO
Adjunct Professor

Barbara Polstein, DO
Adjunct Professor

Shana Shosky, DO
Assistant Professor

Frederick Wedel, DO
Adjunct Professor

Robert Woodbury, DO
Adjunct Professor

Public Health

Joy Lewis, DO, PhD, FACP
Chair of SOMA Dept. of Public Health
Professor
Director of Public Health & Practice-Based Research
Director of DO/MPH Program
Director of ATSU-SOMA Practice-Based Research Network