School of Medicine

Organization and Governance

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Executive Offices

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Office of the President

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Dr. Paul Klotman is the President, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Dean of Baylor College of Medicine. The President has responsibility for all decision-making that affects the academic policies and administrative operations of the School, and for reporting directly to the Board of Trustees. Serving under the President’s authority are the Department Chairs and Center and Institute Directors, the Deans, Associate Deans and Assistant Deans, and the Executive Leadership Team.

Office of the Provost

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Baylor College of Medicine’s Provost and SVP of Academic and Faculty Affairs, Dr. Alicia Monroe, serves as the College’s chief academic officer . Working closely with the president and the deans of each of the four schools at Baylor, the Office of the Provost provides centralized infrastructure to leverage resources across the institution, design and apply research for evidence-based approaches, and ensure a highly efficient, effective organization in which all our initiatives are aligned with our mission, vision and values. The Office of the Provost provides oversight to meet the needs of students and faculty across the College.

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Dean, School of Medicine

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Jennifer
Last Name
Christner
Honorific Title
M.D.
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Dean
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Dr. Jennifer Christner serves as the dean of the School of Medicine. This position reports to the Provost and SVP of Academic and Faculty Affairs of the College with general oversight responsibility for the offices of Admissions, Student Affairs, Curriculum, Graduate Medical Education and Continuing Medical Education.

This position is responsible for the academic programs of the School of Medicine, including the M.D. Degree program, Dual degree programs, Graduate Medical Education programs, Continuing Medical Education programs and Baccalaureate/M.D. programs.

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Office of Curriculum

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Associate Dean, Curriculum

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Nadia Ismail, M.D., M.P.H., M.Ed.

Associate Dean, Foundational Sciences

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J. Clay Goodman, M.D.

Assistant Dean, Interprofessional Education

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Anne Gill, D.Ph., M.S., R.N.

Medical Director, Simulation and Standardized Patient Program

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M. Tyson Pillow, M.D., M.Ed.

Director, Simulation and Standardized Patient Program

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Kelly Poszywak, M.S.

Director, Foundational Sciences

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David R. Rowley, Ph.D.

Director, Clinical Sciences

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Stacey Rubin Rose, M.D.

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Office of Student Affairs

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Associate Dean, Student Affairs

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Joseph Kass, M.D., J.D., F.A.A.H.

Assistant Dean, Student Affairs

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Edward Lee Poythress, M.D.

Assistant Dean, Student Affairs

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Andrea Gail Stolar, M.D.

Sr. Director, Student Affairs

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John Rapp, M.Ed.

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Sr. Administrative Coordinator

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Yvette R. Pinales

Sr. Administrative Coordinator

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Dianne Ohnstad, B.B.A.

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Dual Degree Programs

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Stephen Whitney, M.D., M.B.A.

M.D./J.D. Program Director

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Susan Raine, M.D., J.D., L.L.M.

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Julieana Nichols, M.D., M.P.H.

Director, Medical Scientist Training Program

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Sharon Plon, M.D., Ph.D.

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Student Handbook

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Contacts

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Find general contacts, office locations and numbers, foundational sciences and clinical academic numbers.