Faculty & Administration

ATSU Administration

SOMA Administration

Jeffrey W. Morgan, DO, FACOI, CS

Dean
Associate Professor

John H. George, PhD

Senior Associate Dean

Deborah Heath, DO, CSPOMM

Associate Dean for Curriculum Integration
Professor
OMM Diplomat

Sharon Obadia, DO, FNAOME

Associate Dean of Clinical Education and Services
Associate Professor

Rupal Vora, MD, FACP

Assistant Dean for Student Achievement
Associate Professor

Valerie Sheridan, DO, FACOS, FACS

Assistant Dean of Clinical Education, Assessment/Outcomes, and GME

Thomas E. McWilliams, DO, FACOFP

Senior Advisor to Dean, Graduate Education
Professor of Family Medicine/Emergency Medicine

Frederic Schwartz, DO, FACOFP

Senior Advisor to Dean
Professor

Anatomy Faculty

Jay M. Crutchfield, MD, FACS

Chair of Anatomy

Anna Campbell, PhD

Associate Professor

John Olson, PhD

Professor

Basic Science Education Faculty

Katherine Brown, PhD

Adjunct Professor

Victoria Bryant, PhD

Assistant Professor

Jeffrey Hansen, PhD

Associate Professor

Uzoma Ikonne, PhD

Assistant Professor

Robert Lewis, PhD

Assistant Professor

Edward Moticka, PhD

Adjunct Professor

Robin Pettit, PhD

Professor

Milton Pong, PhD

Associate Professor

Bill Wightkin, PharmD, MS

Assistant Professor

Michael Zawada, PhD

Professor

Clinical Science Education Faculty

J. Aaron Allgood, DO

Chair of Clinical Science Education
Associate Professor

Roger Anderson, DO

Assistant Professor

Eve Ashby, DO

Assistant Professor

Tom Bennett, DO

Assistant Professor

Stanley Brysacz, DO

Adjunct Professor

Nicholas Caputo, DO

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Noel J. Carrasco, MD, FAAP, BCIM

Professor

Tala Dajani, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Mark Fischione, MD

Professor

Kelli Glaser, DO, FACOFP

Associate Professor

Kendra Gray, DO

Adjunct Professor

William Hodgson, DO

Adjunct Professor

Inder Raj S. Makin, MD, PhD

Professor

Joel Mascaro, DO

Assistant Professor

Melchiorra Mangiarcina, DO

Assistant Professor

Denise Sackett, DO

Assistant Professor

Michael Seby, MD

Assistant Professor

Ramakant Sharma, MD

Adjunct Professor

Harvey Simon, MD, JD, FAAP

Associate Professor

Susan Steffans, DO

Assistant Professor

James Stoddard, DO

Adjunct Professor

Allan Wachter, MD

Adjunct Professor

Saudamini Wadwekar, MD

Assistant Professor

Gene Winfield, DO

Associate Professor

Grace Stewart, MD

Assistant Professor
Director, Medical Skills

Community Health Partner-Site Faculty

Christina Adams, MD

Assistant Professor
Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center
Waianae, HI

Eve Ashby, DO

Regional Director of Medical Education
Beaufort-Jasper-Hampton Comprehensive Heath Service, Inc.
Ridgeland, SC

Kimberly Au, MD

Regional Director of Medical Education
Near North Health Service Corporation
Chicago, IL

Shipra Bansal, MD

Regional Director of Medical Education
North Country HealthCare
Flagstaff, AZ

Richard Broder-Oldach, DO

Osteopathic Principles & Practice
HealthSource of Ohio
Mt. Orab, OH

Damian Bundschuh, DO

Osteopathic Principles & Practice
Adelante Healthcare
Phoenix, AZ

Thomas Byrnes, DO

Osteopathic Principles & Practice
Beaufort-Jasper-Hampton Comprehensive Heath Service, Inc.
Ridgeland, SC

Christopher Dixon, DO

Assistant Professor
El Rio Community Health Center
Tucson, AZ

Will Dixon, MD

Regional Director of Medical Education
Unity Health Care
Washington, DC

Laura Grady, DO

Osteopathic Principles & Practice
Family Health Center at NYU Langone
Brooklyn, NY

Lee J. Herskowitz, DO

Associate Professor
Northwest Regional PCA Multnomah Cnty SC Health Center
Portland, OR

Sharon Hiu, DO

Regional Director of Medical Education
Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center
Waianae, HI

Gregory Hollick, DO

Osteopathic Principles & Practice
El Rio Community Health Center
Tucson, AZ

Terri Kakugawa, DO

Osteopathic Principles & Practice
Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center
Waianae, HI

Bradley Meek, DO

Assistant Professor
Adelante Healthcare
Phoenix, AZ

Ruth Michaelis, MD

Regional Director of Medical Education
HealthPoint
Renton, WA

Angelique Mizera, DO

Osteopathic Principles & Practice
Near North Health Service Corporation
Chicago, IL

Chioma Ohalete, DO

Osteopathic Principles & Practice
Unity Health Care
Washington, DC

Sharon Ong, DO

Clinical Assistant Professor
Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center
Waianae, HI

Faith Polkey, MD, MPH, FAAP

Regional Director of Medical Education
Assistant Professor
Beaufort-Jasper-Hampton Comprehensive Heath Service, Inc.
Ridgeland, SC

Barbara Polstein, DO

Osteopathic Principles & Practice
North Country HealthCare
Flagstaff, AZ

Carolina Quezada, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Family HealthCare Network
Visalia, CA

Michael Seby, MD

Regional Director of Medical Education
Assistant Professor
North Country HealthCare
Flagstaff, AZ

Catherine Shanahan, MD

Clinical Associate Professor
HealthSource of Ohio
Mt. Orab, OH

Kimberly Simmons, MD

Regional Director of Medical Education
HealthPoint
Renton, WA

Mark Sivakoff, MD

Associate Professor
Adelante Healthcare
Phoenix, AZ

Thomas Statson, DO

Osteopathic Principles & Practice
Northwest Regional PCA Multnomah Cnty SC Health Center
Portland, OR

Norma Villanueva, MD, MPH

Clinical Associate Professor
Family Health Center at NYU Langone
Brooklyn, NY

Ray Wagner, MD

Assistant Professor
El Rio Community Health Center
Tucson, AZ

Andrew Walters, MD

Regional Director of Medical Education
Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center
Waianae, HI

Lisa Watts, DO

Associate Professor
Northwest Regional PCA Multnomah Cnty SC Health Center
Portland, OR

Robert Woodbury, DO

Osteopathic Principles & Practice
HealthPoint
Renton, WA

Graduate Medical Education Faculty

Lawrence LeBeau, DO

Assistant Professor
Chair of Department of Graduate Medical Education

Christine Morgan, EdD

Assistant Professor
Residency Development Manager

Medical Humanities & Healthcare Leadership Faculty

Lorree Ratto, PhD

Chair of Medical Humanities & Healthcare Leadership
Associate Professor
Director of Medical Simulation & Standardized Patients

Lise McCoy, EdD

Assistant Professor
Co-Director of Faculty Development
Director of Technology-Enhanced Active Learning

Osteopathic Principles & Practice Faculty

Victoria Troncoso, DO

Chair of OPP/OMM
Associate Professor

Damian Bundschuh, DO

Adjunct Professor

Thomas Byrnes, DO

Assistant Professor

Derek Higgins, DO

Adjunct Professor

Gregory Hollick, DO

Assistant Professor

James Keane, DO, MEd

Medical Director, ATSU Osteopathic Medicine Center
Assistant Professor

Barbara Polstein, DO

Adjunct Assistant Professor

David Shoup, DO

Associate Professor

Christina Weaver, DO

Assistant Professor

Robert Woodbury, DO

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Bonnie Wong, DO

Assistant Professor

Public Health Faculty

Joy H. 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

Kate Whelihan, MPH

COPC and Public Health Research Specialist
MPH/DO Dual Degree Program Coordinator
Instructor, Public Health
kwhelihan@atsu.edu

Earla White, PhD, MEd, RHIA

Associate Professor
Director of Community Oriented Primary Care
earlawhite@atsu.edu

Staff

Administrative Support

Jessi Barriga

Administrative Assistant for SOMA Faculty
480.219.6102
jbarriga@atsu.edu

Ann Cano

Administrative Support, Dean's Office
480.219.6154
akcano@atsu.edu

Leslie Hicks

Manager, ATSU Osteopathic Medicine Center
480.248.8198
lhicks@atsu.edu

Marji Kinney, MEd

Director, Office of Evaluation and Effectiveness
480.219.6149
mbuickkinney@atsu.edu

Jeni Rogers

Executive Administrative Assistant to the Dean
480.245.6253
jenirogers@atsu.edu

Anna Wright, MBA

Director, Operations
480.265.8018
amwright@atsu.edu

Student Assessment Support

Michele Farr

Assessment Coordinator
480.219.6113
mfarr@atsu.edu

Nicholas Cross

Administrative Assistant for Assessment
ncross@atsu.edu

Clinical Education Support

Melynda Blackburn

Clinical Education Department Manager
480.245.6275
mblackburn@atsu.edu

Tina Bannochie

Credentialing Specialist
480.265.8071
tinabannochie@atsu.edu

Sandra Harris

Clinical Education Coordinator (Western Region)
480.219.6059
sharris01@atsu.edu

Brenae Maddix

Clinical Education Coordinator (Central Region)
480.265.8044
bmaddix@atsu.edu

Donna McBride

Clinical Education Project Coordinator
480.219.6251
dmcbride@atsu.edu

Kristy Nikolaus

Clinical Education Coordinator (Eastern Region)
480.245.6275
knikolaus@atsu.edu

Beth Schmitt

Community Campus Coordinator
480.245.6257
bmschmitt@atsu.edu

Curriculum Support

Mariam Alshukri, MS

OMS-II Curriculum Coordinator
480.265.8036
mariamalshukri@atsu.edu

Nichole Goldman

OMS III-IV Curriculum Coordinator
480.265.8034
ngoldman@atsu.edu

Charlyn Kellar, MSEE

Manager, Curriculum Support
480.245.6272
ckellar@atsu.edu

Cate Pogge

OMS-I Curriculum Coordinator
480.245.6264
catepogge@atsu.edu

Lois Squires

Administrative Assistant for OPP
480.219.6048
lsquires@atsu.edu

Medical Simulation Support

Lisa McNeil

Standardized Patient Educator
480.248.8173
lmcneil@atsu.edu

Greg Chugg

Medical Simulation Technician
480.248.8173
gchugg@atsu.edu