School of Medicine

M.D. Program Curriculum Committee Members


2023-2024 Members


Committee Leadership (Voting)

Sandra Haudek, Ph.D., Chair
Department of Medicine

Anna Rueda, M.D., Vice-Chair
Department of Pediatrics

Appointed Members (Voting)

Doris Kung, D.O., FAAN, Sub-Internship/Clerkship Subcommittee Chair
Department of Neurology

Anita Kusnoor, M.D., Sub-Internship/Clerkship Subcommittee Vice-Chair
Department of Medicine

Sharon Plon, M.D., Ph.D., Dual Degrees and Pathways Subcommittee Chair
Department of Pediatrics

David Rowley, Ph.D., Foundational Sciences Subcommittee Chair
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Cara Foldes, M.D, MPH, Foundational Sciences Subcommittee Vice-Chair
Department of Medicine

Lauren Blieden, M.D., Electives Subcommittee Chair
Department of Ophthalmology

At-Large Faculty (Voting)

Beth Scholz, M.D.
Department of Rheumatology

Catherine Daniel, M.D.
Department of Medicine

Donna Huang, M.D.
Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Joanna Stacey, M.D.
Department of Medicine

Kristy Rialon, M.D.
Department of Pediatric Surgery

Nalini Ram, M.D.
Department of Medicine

Marcus Hoffman, M.D., FACS
Department of Surgery

Muhammad Adrish, M.D.
Department of Medicine

Roma Patel, M.D.
Department of Ophthalmology

Sarah Blutt, M.D.
Department of Molecular Virology & Microbiology

Scott Leikin, M.D.
Department of Anesthesiology

Medical Students (One vote per class)

MS1 Student Representatives will be appointed in January 2024.

  • Brian Tighe, MS2
  • Nabor Mireles, MS2
  • Dale Shepherd, MS3
  • Ihika Rampalli, MS3
  • Kristiana Nasto, MS4
  • Madeleine Tomlinson, MS4
  • Nicole Wang, Dual-Degree Representative (M.D/MBA)
  • Thomas Gebert, Dual- Degree Representative (M.D./Ph.D.)

Ex-Officio Members (Non-voting)

Jennifer Christner, M.D.
Senior Dean, School of Medicine & School of Health Professions

Nadia Ismail, M.D., M.Ed., M.P.H.
Vice Dean, School of Medicine

Steve Charles, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Curriculum (Temple)

Penelope Holland-Barkis, M.D.
Director, Clinical Education (Temple)

Stephanie DeSandro, M.S., PA-C
School of Health Professions

Anne Gill, Dr.PH., M.S., R.N.
Assistant Dean of Interprofessional Education

Jesus Vallejo, M.D.
Senior Associate Dean, Admissions

Sherita Love
Executive Director, Education, Innovation & Technology

Lara Ouelette
TMC Library

Anita Rohra, M.D.
Executive Director, Simulation and Standardized Patient Program

Kelly Poszywak, M.S.
Executive Director, Simulation Core

E. Lee Poythress, M.D.
Associate Dean, Student Affairs

Joel Robles, Ph.D.
Assistant Director, Evaluation and Assessment (Temple)

Antonie Rice, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean, Education & Student Affairs, National School of Tropical Medicine

Andrea Stolar, M.D.
Senior Associate Dean, Student Affairs