Academic Staff

Academic Affairs

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Kneka P. Smith, EdD, MPH
Assistant Dean Academic Affairs

Tabitha Sawyer
Clinical Technology Coordinator

Brandi Snow
Project Coordinator

Brenda Williams
Coordinator

Ted Frushour
Director of Student Success

Clinical Affairs

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Kent Campbell, DO
Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs

Jordyn Allen, MHA
Project Coordinator

Donna Hettinger
Administrative Assistant

Janet Reed
Regional Coordinator

Medical Education

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Lisa Archer, RN, BSN
Director of Simulation and Performance Assessment

Angela Daniels
Instructional Coordinator

Lois Epperson
Administrative Support

Allen Grove
Instructional Coordinator

Valerie Hamlin
Curriculum Coordinator

Charles Heckert
Testing Coordinator

Chris Lindley
Instructional Coordinator

Rob Long
Simulation Center Operations Specialist

Jody Peterson
Administrative Assistant

Carrie Riley, MEd
Instructional Coordinator

Kathy Schroeder
Standardized Patient Coordinator

Patricia S. Sexton, DHEd
Associate Dean, Curriculum

Karen T. Snider, DO
Assistant Dean

Jennifer Tuttle
Supervisor of Curriculum

Department of Advancement of Osteopathic Education

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Sondra Jepson, DHSc
Executive Director

Richard J. LaBaere II, DO
Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education

Lisa McDow
Administrative Assistant

Dana Nelson, MA
GME Data Coordinator

Basic Sciences Faculty & Staff by Department

Department of Anatomy

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Faculty

Peter Kondrashov, PhD
Chair and Professor

James Adams, DO
Assistant Professor

Sara Funk, DPT
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Jeremy Houser, PhD
Associate Professor

Shanu Markand, PhD
Assistant Professor

Lex Towns, PhD
Professor

Caroline VanSickle, PhD
Assistant Professor

Bruce Young, PhD
Professor


Staff

Michael Cramberg
Lab Manager

Stephanie Sullivan
Administrative Assistant

William Wobken
Research Technician

Department of Biochemistry

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Faculty

Michael W. Bradbury, PhD
Chair and Professor

Suhail Akhtar, PhD
Assistant Professor

James Cox, PhD
Associate Professor

Pandurangan Ramaraj, PhD
Associate Professor


Staff

Christy Fenton
Administrative Assistant

Department of Microbiology/Immunology

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Faculty

Melissa Stuart, PhD
Chair and Professor

Patricia B. Lodato, PhD
Assistant Professor

Priscilla L. Phillips, PhD
Assistant Professor


Staff

Deborah A. Hudman, MS
Senior Research Associate

Patricia L. Ivie
Administrative Assistant

Adam W. Willis
Research Technician

Department of Pharmacology

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Faculty

Keith S. Elmslie, PhD
Chair and Professor

Yingzi Chang, PhD
Associate Professor

Byunghee Han, PhD
Associate Professor

David S. Middlemas, PhD
Associate Professor

Rekha Yesudas, PhD
Assistant Professor


Staff

Zhiping Jia
Research Technician

Jeong Sook Kim-Han
Director of Core Imaging & Research Scientist

Debra Leunen
Administrative Assistant

Department of Physiology

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Faculty

William Brechue, PhD
Chair and Professor

Timothy P. Geisbuhler, PhD
Associate Professor

Yohei Norimatsu, PhD
Assistant Professor

Tim D. Ostrowski, PhD
Assistant Professor


Staff

Janet Dabney
Administrative Assistant

Bonnie King
Lab Technician

Clinical Sciences Faculty & Staff by Department

Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine, and Community Health

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Faculty

Joseph W. Novinger, DO
Chair and Assistant Professor

Brooks Beal, DO
Assistant Professor

Gary L. Bruning, DO
Assistant Professor


Kent Campbell, DO
Associate Dean and Assistant Professor


Melanie S. Grgurich, DO
Assistant Professor

Julie Hessler, DO
Assistant Professor

Roxana Ionas, MD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Tatyana Kondrashova, MD, PhD
Associate Professor

Richard J. LaBaere II, DO
Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education

Adam Moore, DHA
Instructor

Marianne Romprey, BS
SP and Education Support Specialist

Wesley S. Ryle, MD
Assistant Professor

Patricia S. Sexton, DHEd
Associate Dean, Curriculum

Kelcey Smith
Education Coordinator


Internal Medicine

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Faculty

Lary Ciesemier, DO
Chair and Associate Professor

Nathan Cleaver, DO
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Johnathan Cleaver, DO
Adjunct Assistant Professor

David W. Cleaver, DO
Assistant Professor

John M. DeLeeuw, DO
Assistant Professor

Belinda R. Fender, MD
Assistant Professor

Maura Gerdes, DO
Assistant Professor

John H. Grider, DO
Assistant Professor

Mark A. Shima, MD
Adjunct Associate Professor

John R. Sutton, DO
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Neurobehavioral Sciences

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Faculty

Jonathan Beary, DO
Chair and Assistant Professor

Komal Ashraf, DO
Adjunct Assistant Professor

David Goldman, DO, JD, FCCM
Associate Professor

Michael V. Oliveri, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor

Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

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Faculty

Eric Snider, DO
Chair and Associate Professor

Brian F. Degenhardt, DO
Associate Professor

Brent L. Dixon, DO
Assistant Professor

Shana Greven, DO
Assistant Professor

Jerry Haman, DO
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Jonathon Kirsch, DO
Associate Professor

James Lam, DO
Assistant Professor

Andrew Lovy, DO
Adjunct Professor

Robert Schneider, DO
Assistant Professor

Karen T. Snider, D.O.
Assistant Dean

David V. Spencer, DO
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Billy W. Strait, DO
Associate Professor


Residents

Kyrstin Ball, DO
OMM Resident

David Dalton
OMM Resident

Leah Frank, DO
ONMM Resident

Alexander Frantzis, DO
ONMM Resident

Dan Lynch, DO
ONMM Resident

Dallas Mullock
OMM Resident

Surgery

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Faculty

Brent Speak, DO
Chair and Assistant Professor

Ralph O. Boling, DO
Associate Professor

Kelly Burchett, DO
Assistant Professor

Roy R. Danks, DO
Assistant Professor

Jonathan D. Easterwood, DO
Assistant Professor

Kevin Marberry, MD
Adjunct Associate Professor

Benjamin Schrant, DO
Assistant Professor

Clinical Rotation Site Administration & Staff

Arizona

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Phoenix/Mesa

Robert D. Ligorsky, DO, MACOI, FACP, FAHA
Regional Associate Dean for Arizona
Professor (Regional)


Bruce Badaglialacqua, DO, AOBFP
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor


Jill Kerr, DO, AOBFP
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor


Grace Stewart, MD
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Professor


Christopher Spiekerman, DO, FAAP
Pediatric Curriculum Consultant

Marianne McGeady
Rotation Site Coordinator

Nicole Dunn
Administrative Support

Verna Burkett
Rotation Site Coordinator

California

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Anne VanGarsse, ., MD
Director of Student Medical Education

Vanessa Reyes, .
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)

Whitney Nicholson, .
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Illinois

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SIU Quincy – Family Medicine Residency Program - Quincy

Timothy T. Ott, DO, FAAFP
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor


Vacant
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site) 

Mary Ann Epley
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)


Advocate BroMenn Medical Center and Advocate Eureka Hospital - Normal

Todd Kettering, DO
Director of Student Medical Education

Janet Reed
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Randi Salerno
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)


SIU Carbondale – Family Medicine Residency Program - Carbondale

Andrew Yochum, DO, AOBFP
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor


Janet Reed
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Trinka Pape
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)


UnityPoint Health - Methodist - Peoria

Gary Knepp, DO
Director of Student Medical Education

Janet Reed
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Christina Menke
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)


AMITA – Adventist Medical Center - Hinsdale

Kate Gunnell, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Director of Student Medical Education

Janet Reed
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Mary Fehrman
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)

Indiana

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Zachry L. Waterson, ., DO
Director of Student Medical Education

Alexis Colchin, .
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)

Janet Reed, .
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Kansas

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Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas - Pittsburg

Bethany Enoch, MD
Director of Student Medical Education

Vacant
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)

Janet Reed
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Michigan

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Genesys Regional Medical Center – Grand Blanc

Kathy Hall
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)


Beaumont Hospital Trenton – Trenton

John E. Bodell, DO, FACOS
Regional Assistant Dean
Professor (Regional)


Brittany Roberts
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)


Metro Health Hospital – Grand Rapids

Susan C. Sevensma, DO, FAODME
Regional Assistant Dean
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor (Regional)


Kathy Hall
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Julie Didion
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)


St. Mary Mercy Livonia – Livonia

William G. Anderson, II., DO
Director of Student Medical Education


Brittany Roberts
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Carol Mantay
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)

Missouri

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Des Peres Hospital – St. Louis

Kenneth Ross, DO, FACOFP
Regional Assistant Dean
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor (Regional)


Vacant
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)


Hannibal Regional Hospital – Hannibal

Zach Johnson, DO
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor


Vacant
Rotation Site Coordinators (Off-Site)

Brent Allen
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)


SoutheastHEALTH & Saint Francis Hospital – Cape Girardeau

Matt Shoemaker, DO, AOBIM
Director of Student Medical Education

Marcy Brockett
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Cindy Robinett
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)


Christian Hospital – St. Louis

Erin Gerhardt, DO
Director of Student Medical Education

Katherine Foglesong
Rotation Site Coordinator


Parkland Health Center – Farmington

Scott Kirkley, MD, ABIM
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor


Marcy Brockett
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Cindy Robinett
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)


Capital Region Medical Center – Jefferson City

Nancy A. Howe, DO, FAAP
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor


Keelie Gardner
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)

Marcy Brockett
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)


Freeman Health System – Joplin

William Hughes, DO, FACOFP
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor


Marcy Brockett
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Stephanie Lea
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)


Mosaic Life Care – St. Joseph

Benjamin Reine, DO
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor


Marcy Brockett
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Janice Neumann
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)


Northeast Regional Medical Center – Kirksville

Gemma A. Ciesemier, DO, AOBFP
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor


Brianne McRoberts
Rotation Site Coordinator


Phelps County Medical Center – Rolla

Chadwell B. Vail, DO, AOBIM
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor


Marcy Brockett
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Dulce Alford
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)


CoxHealth and St. John’s Health System – Springfield

Katie Kabonic, DO
Director of Student Medical Education

Marcy Brockett
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Cassandra Henne
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)


Ozark Medical Center – West Plains

Scott Roush, DO, AOBFP
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor


Marcy Brockett
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Cindy Robinett
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)


Mercy Hospital South

Ken Ross, ., DO
Regional Assistant Dean

Tracy Snyder, .
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)

Jordan Kane, .
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

New Jersey

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Bayonne Medical Center – Bayonne

Howard S. Levine, DO, ACOFP
Regional Assistant Dean
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor (Regional)


Anne Rickert
Rotation Site Coordinator

Pennsylvania

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UPMC Pinnacle Lititz – Lititz

Lisa Fritz, DO, FACOOG
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor (Regional)


Anne Rickert
Rotation Site Coordinator

Ohio

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Holzer Health System – Gallipolis
Philip Starr, DO
Director of Student Medical Education
Juliann Riley
Rotation Site Coordinator

Southeast Ohio Clinical Campus – Athens
Juliann Riley
Rotation Site Coordinator
Jennifer Gwilym, DO
Regional Assistant Dean
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Professor (Regional)


Western Reserve Hospital – Cuyahoga Falls
Ronald J. Russ, DO, AOBFP
Regional Assistant Dean
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor (Regional)

Juliann Riley
Rotation Site Coordinator

Texas

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Noah Stratton, .
Director of Student Medical Education

Kelly Ray, .
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)

Juliann Riley, .
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Utah

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Stuart B. Porter, DO, ABFM
Regional Assistant Dean
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor (Regional)


Barrett Labrum, DO
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor


John Nichols, DO, ABOG
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor


Whitney Nicolson
Rotation Site Coordinator