Dean, School of Medicine

Dr. Jennifer Christner serves as the dean of the School of Medicine. As dean, she oversees Undergraduate Medical Education (UME), Graduation Medical Education (GME), and Continuing Medical Education (CME). The deans and leaders of these programs report to Dr. Christner.

Jennifer Christner, M.D.

Dean, School of Medicine

Undergraduate Medical Education Leaders

Office of Admissions

Karen E. Johnson

Associate Dean, Admissions

Jesus Vallejo, M.D.

Assistant Dean, Admissions

Offices of Curriculum; Evaluation, Assessment, and Research; and Standardized Patient Program

Anne C. Gill, Dr.P.H., M.S., R.N.

Assistant Dean, Interprofessional Education

J. Clay Goodman, M.D.

Associate Dean, Foundational Sciences

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

Associate Dean, Curriculum

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

Medical Director, Clinical Simulation and Standardized Patient Program

Kelly Poszywak, M.S.

Director, Clinical Simulation and Standardized Patient Program

Joel Purkiss, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean, Evaluation, Assessment, and Research

Stacey Rubin Rose, M.D., B.A.

Director, Clinical Sciences Curriculum

David R. Rowley, Ph.D.

Director, Foundational Sciences Curriculum

Office of Student Affairs

Joseph Kass, M.D.

Associate Dean, Student Affairs

Edward Lee Poythress, M.D.

Assistant Dean, Student Affairs

Andrea G. Stolar, M.D.

Assistant Dean, Student Affairs

Graduate Medical Education Leaders

Nana E. Coleman, M.D., M.Ed.

Assistant Dean of Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety, Graduate Medical Education

Jacqueline Levesque, Ed.D.

Assistant Dean, Graduate Medical Education

Dr. Alicia Monroe, M.D.

Interim Designated Institutional Official 

Continuing Medical Education Leaders

C. Michael Fordis Jr., M.D.

Senior Associate Dean, Continuing Medical Education