2013-2014

 
Note: all faculty appointments shall be for a period of two years, unless otherwise noted.
 
 

Executive Committee

 
The voting membership of the Executive Committee shall be composed of: those associate and assistant deans and other unit heads designated by the Dean; the chairperson of each HCOM department; the four officers of the faculty, as elected by the voting membership of the COM; and ex-officio non-voting members include one representative of the CORE Assistant Deans, one Administrative employee representative and one representative of Classified employees.
 
Members, 2013-2014
 
Kenneth Johnson, DO Executive Dean
Wayne Carlsen, DO Senior Associate Dean
Bob Cain, DO Interim Chief Academic Officer, CORE
William Burke, DO Dean, Dublin Campus
Isaac Kirstein, DO Dean, Northeast Ohio Campus
Robert Juhasz, DO Associate Dean, Northeast Ohio Campus
Randall Longenecker, MD Assistant Dean, Rural and Underserved Programs
Patricia Burnett, PhD Assistant Dean, Student Affairs
Rachael Crouch, MA Assistant to the Executive Dean
Nicole Wadsworth, DO Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Jack Blazyk, PhD Associate Dean, Research and Grants
Calvin James, PhD Chair, Department of Biomedical Sciences
Tracy Marx, DO Chair, Department of Family Medicine
Cynthia Kuttner, MD Chair, Department of Geriatric Medicine/Gerontology
Jack Ramey, DO Chair, Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology
David Eland, DO Chair, Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Karen Montgomery-Reagan, DO Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Jacqueline Wolf, PhD Chair, Department of Social Medicine
TBA Chair, Department of Specialty Medicine
Beth Maxon, PHR Chief Administrative Officer
Karoline Lane, MLS Chief Communications Officer
Shelly Ruff, MBA Chief Financial Officer
Sonsoles de Lacalle, PhD Director, Advanced Studies
Mario Grijalva, PhD Director, Tropical Disease Institute
Todd Weihl, DO Director, Patient Centered Medical Care Curriculum
Nancy Stevens, PhD Director, Patient Centered Continuum
Patrick O’Connor, PhD Director, Clinical Presentation Continuum
George Dunigan, BA Director, Government Relations
Laurie Sheridan Lach, BSC Director, Alumni Affairs
Allen Reed, MCTP Director, Medical Informatics
Jill Harman, MEd Director, Admissions
Kathy Trace, MHA, BSN Director, AHEC & Community Health Programs
Jane Hamel-Lambert, PhD Director, Appalachian Rural Health Institute
Dean Dupler, BBA Director, Facilities Management
Steve Davis, PhD Director, Faculty Development
Gillian Ice, PhD, MPH Director, Global Health
Angela Spangler, MS, PHR Director, Human Resources
TBA Director, Institutional Assessment
Angela Mowrer, BS Director, Pre-Clinical Education
Sarah McGrew, BSN Director, Clinical Education
Brian Clark, PhD Director, Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
Marie Barone, MA Director, Student Affairs
Brian Thompson, MEd Director, Operations, Dublin Campus
Steven Davies, MS, MBA Chief Executive Officer, University Medical Associates
Harvey Schwartz, MBA Executive Director, CORE
Grace Brannan, PhD Executive Director, CORE Research
Kathy Brooks, MEd Executive Director, Strategic Initiatives
Darlene Berryman, PhD Executive Director, Diabetes Institute
Christopher H. Albrecht, BA Senior Director of Development and Executive Director of Alumni Affairs
 
Elected Members & Officers of the Faculty
 
Cynthia Kuttner, MD Clinical 2nd term ends 6/30/15 Secretary of Faculty
Bonita Biegalke, PhD Non-Clinical 1st term ends 6/30/15 2nd Vice Chair of Faculty
Calvin James, PhD Non-Clinical 1st term ends 6/30/15 1st Vice Chair of Faculty
Patrick O'Connor, PhD Non-Clinical 1st term ends 6/30/14 Chair of Faculty
       
Ex-Officio Members
 
Anita Steinbergh, DO CORE Assistant Dean Representative
Mary Zawodny, MS Administrative Representative
Rosemary Butcher Classified Representative
 
Support Nancy Wilcox/Christi Williams
 
 
 

Curriculum Advisory Committee

(Standing Committee)
 
The Curriculum Advisory Committee shall be composed of: eight (8) faculty members --three (3) non-clinical faculty shall be elected by the non-clinical faculty and one (1) appointed by the Dean; three (3) clinical faculty shall be elected by the clinical faculty and one (1) shall be appointed by the Dean. The non-voting membership of the Curriculum Advisory Committee shall be composed of: two (2) HCOM students -- not to be from the same class or the same curriculum; five (5) administrators: the Senior Associate Dean, the Associate Dean Academic Affairs, and the Directors of the CPC and PCC.
 
Members, 2013-2014
 
Karen Coschigano, PhD Non-Clinical 1st term ends 6/30/14 (E)
Erin Murphy, PhD Non-Clinical 1st term ends 6/30/15 (E)
Xiao Chen, PhD Non-Clinical 1st term ends 6/30/15 (E)
Fabian Benencia, PhD Non-Clinical 1st term ends 6/30/15 (A)
Karen Montgomery-Reagan, DO, Chair Clinical 2nd term ends 6/30/15 (E)
Jane Broecker, MD Clinical 2nd term ends 6/30/14 (E)
Roxanne Cech, MD Clinical 1st term ends 6/30/15 (E)
Jane Balbo, DO Clinical 1st term ends 6/30/14 (E)
 
Ex-Officio Members
 
Wayne Carlsen, DO Senior Associate Dean
Patrick O'Connor, PhD Director, Clinical Presentation Continuum
Nancy Stevens, PhD Director, Patient Centered Continuum
Nicole Wadsworth, DO Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Four (4) HCOM students, one from Year 1 and one from Year 2 of each curriculum.
 
Staff Support Rosemary Butcher
 
 
 

Membership and Nominating Committee

(Standing Committee)
 
The voting membership of the Membership and Nominating Committee shall be composed of five (5) faculty members: two (2) non-clinical faculty members shall be elected by the non-clinical faculty; two (2) clinical faculty members shall be elected by clinical faculty; and one faculty shall be appointed by the Dean.
 
Members, 2013-2014
 
Harold (Clay) Thompson, DO Clinical 2nd term ends 6/30/14 (E)
Leslie Consitt, PhD Non-Clinical 1st term ends 6/30/15 (E)
Joseph Bianco, PhD, Chair Non-Clinical 1st term ends 6/30/14 (E)
Jane Balbo, DO Clinical 1st term ends 6/30/15 (E)
Huzoor Akbar, PhD Non-Clinical 2nd term ends 6/30/14 (A)
 
 
 

Student Selection Advisory Committee

(Standing Committee)
(All Members Appointed)
 
A significant number of individuals, appointed by the Executive Dean, that is consistent with the needs of interviewing the requisite number of candidates for the three OU-HCOM campuses. The committee shall include membership from the non-clinical faculty, clinical faculty, and the administrative staff.
 
Members, 2013-2014
 
Administration:  
  Laura Mitchell, BA 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Laurie Sheridan Lach, BSC 1st term ends 6/30/14
  Marlene De La Cruz-Guzman, MA /
Alicia Boards, MA
1st term ends 6/30/15
  Theresa Lester, MA 2nd term ends 6/30/15
  Grace Brannon, PhD 1st term ends 6/30/15
     
Clinical Faculty:  
  Ed Robles, DO 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Amber Healy, DO 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Michael Soroka, DO 1st term ends 6/30/14
  Harold (Clay) Thompson, DO 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Lori Woolison-Rutter, DO 1st term ends 6/30/14
  Kathleen Bertuna, DO 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Jack Ramey, DO 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Bela Bhatt-Koshal, DO 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Jack Brose, DO 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Krista Duval, DO 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Jennifer Gwilym, DO 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Katy Kropf, DO 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Tim Law, DO 1st term ends 6/30/14
  Mitchell Silver, DO 1st term ends 6/30/14
  Charles Mehlman, DO 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Dave Drozek, DO 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Jeff Benseler, DO 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Frank Schwartz, MD 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Amber Healy, DO 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Laura Shoemaker, DO 1st term ends 6/30/15
     
     
Non-Clinical Faculty:  
  Frank Horodyski, PhD (2nd ˝ fall) 2nd term ends 6/30/14
  Ken Goodrum, PhD (1st ˝ fall) 1st term ends 6/30/13
  Rebecca Code, PhD (2nd ˝ fall, 1st ˝ spring) 1st term ends 6/30/14
  Xiao Chen, PhD (2nd ˝ fall) 1st term ends 6/30/14
  Susan Williams, PhD (1st ˝ fall) 1st term ends 6/30/14
  Erin Murphy, PhD (1st ˝ fall) 2nd term ends 6/30/15
  Robert Staron, PhD (2nd ˝ fall) 1st term ends 6/30/14
  Sonsoles de LaCalle, MD, PhD 1st term ends 6/30/14
  Peter Coschigano, PhD (1st ˝ fall) 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Mark Berryman, PhD (2nd ˝ spring) 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Yang Li, MB, Ph.D. (1st ˝ spring) 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Sharon Inman, PhD (2nd ˝ spring) 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Siang (Lee) Hong, PhD (1st ˝ fall) 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Ramiro Malgor, MD (2nd ˝ fall) 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Audrone Biknevicius, PhD (1st ˝ spring) 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Brian Clark, PhD (2nd ˝ spring) 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Felicia Nowak, MD, PhD (1st ˝ fall) 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Bonita Biegalke, PhD (1st ˝ spring) 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Jacob McCartney, MS (2nd ˝ spring) 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Karen Coschigano, PhD (1st ˝ fall) 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Joseph Eastman, PhD (2nd ˝ fall) 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Mario Grijalva, PhD (1st ˝ spring) 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Larry Witmer, PhD (2nd ˝ spring) 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Fabian Benencia, PhD (1st ˝ fall) 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Calvin James, PhD (2nd ˝ fall) 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Yuriy Slyvka, MD, PhD, D Sci. (1st ˝ fall) 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Steve Davis, PhD 1st term ends 6/30/14
  Kelly McCall, PhD 1st term ends 6/30/15
  Suzanne Holt-Ballard, PhD 1st term ends 6/30/15
     
Ex-Officio Members  
  Edward Schreck, DO Chair
  John Schriner, PhD Assistant Dean, Admissions
  Jill Harman, MEd Director, Admissions
 
 
 

Committee on Student Progress

(Standing Committee)
(All Members Appointed)
 
There shall be two Committees on Student Progress. One shall be assembled to address issues identified in Year 1 and Year 2 students. One shall be assembled to address issues identified in Year 3 and Year 4 students. The voting membership of the Committee on Student Progress (Years 1 and 2) shall be composed of: eight (8) members-- five (5) faculty members appointed by the Dean, including three (3) non-clinical faculty and two (2) clinical faculty, and one physician from OhioHealth, the Assistant Dean for Pre-clinical Education, the Assistant Dean for Clinical Education and the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs. The voting membership of the Committee on Student Progress (Years 3 and 4) shall be composed of eight (8) members—five (5) faculty members appointed by the Dean, including two (2) non-clinical faculty and three (3) CORE clinical faculty, the Assistant Dean for Pre-clinical Education, the Assistant Dean for Clinical Education and the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs.
 
Preclinical Members, 2013-2014
 
Tim Law, DO Clinical 1st term ends 6/30/15
Jennifer Gwilym, DO Clinical 1st term ends 6/30/15
Peter Coschigano, PhD Non-Clinical 2nd term ends 6/30/15
Ramiro Malgor, MD, Chair Non-Clinical 2nd term ends 6/30/14
Suzanne Holt-Ballard, PhD Non-Clinical 1st term ends 6/30/14
 
Clinical Members, 2013-2014
 
Nicolas Espinoza, DO Clinical 1st term ends 6/30/15
Philip (Duke) Starr, DO Clinical 1st term ends 6/30/14
Anita Steinbergh, DO Clinical 1st term ends 6/30/14
Calvin James, PhD, Chair Non-Clinical 1st term ends 6/30/14
Tim Cain, PhD Non-Clinical 1st term ends 6/30/14
 
Ex-Officio Voting Members
 
Nicole Wadsworth, DO Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
David Tolentino, DO Executive Assistant Dean, Clinical Education
Pat Burnett, PhD Assistant Dean, Student Affairs
 
 
 

Research & Scholarly Affairs Committee

(Standing Committee)
 
The membership of the Research and Scholarly Affairs Committee (RSAC) shall be composed of eight (8) faculty members and four (4) ex-officio members as follows:
(a) voting faculty members will be two (2) non-clinical faculty elected by the non-clinical faculty and two (2) non-clinical faculty appointed by the Dean; two (2) clinical faculty elected by the clinical faculty and two (2) clinical faculty appointed by the Dean; (b) ex-officio voting member will be the Associate Dean of Research and Grants; (c) ex-officio non-voting members will be the, the Manager of the Office of Research and Grants, the Office of Research and Grants Biostatistician, and the Director of the Health Sciences Library.
 
Members, 2013-2014
 
Bonita Biegalke, PhD Non-Clinical 1st term ends 6/30/14 (E)
Yang Li, PhD Non-Clinical 2nd term ends 6/30/15 (E)
Karen Coschigano, PhD Non-Clinical 2nd term ends 6/30/14 (A)
Elizabeth Beverly, PhD Non-Clinical 1st term ends 6/30/15 (A)
Amy Zidron, DO, PhD Clinical 1st term ends 6/30/14 (E)
Daryn Straley, DO Clinical 1st term ends 6/30/15 (E)
Aili Guo, MD, PhD Clinical 2nd term ends 6/30/14 (A)
TBD Clinical 1st term ends 6/30/15 (A)
 
Ex-Officio Members
 
Voting: Jack Blazyk, PhD, Associate Dean for Research and Grants
Non-Voting: Jessica Wingett, Manager, Office of Research and Grants
Non-Voting: Debbie Orr, Health Sciences Librarian
Non-Voting Masato Nakazawa, Biostatistician
   
Staff Support TBD, Administrative Assistant
 
 
 

Promotion & Tenure Committee

(Standing Committee)
 
The HCOM Promotion and Tenure Committee will consist of one tenured faculty from each College academic department and two tenured faculty members as at-large members. The members will have an academic rank of Associate Professor or higher and will be appointed annually by the Dean.
 
Members, 2013-2014
 
Peter Coschigano, PhD, Chair Department of Biomedical Sciences
Tracy Marx, DO Department of Family Medicine and OMM
Jen-Tzer Gau, PhD Department of Geriatric Medicine/Gerontology
Jack Ramey, DO Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology
C. Thomas Clark, DO Department of Pediatrics
Gillian Ice, PhD, MPH Department of Social Medicine
Kelly McCall, PhD Department of Specialty Medicine
Frank Horodyski, PhD At-Large Appointment
David Eland, DO At-Large Appointment
   
Staff Support: Nancy Wilcox
 
 
 
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