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Institutional Leadership

John L. Hummer, MHA

President & Chief Executive Officer

William Pieratt, DO, FACP

Dean & Chief Academic Officer;
Executive Vice President of Academic Services

Jennifer Taylor, MBA

Chief Financial Officer;
Vice President of Administration/Finance

Doris Newman, DO

Campus Dean - Florida

Lee Scheinbart, MD

Chief Health Affairs Officer

H. Eduardo Velasco, PhD, MD, MS

Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

Muneer Assi, DO

Associate Dean of Clinical Education; Associate Professor, Clinical Medicine Clerkship Director, Internal Medicine

Jeff Harris

Associate Vice President of Administration;
Chief Information Officer

Oliver W. Hayes, DO, FACEP

Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education
Interim Assistant Dean of Research & Sponsored Projects
Professor, Clinical Medicine
Clerkship Director - Emergency Medicine

Mary Lacaze, MD

Associate Dean of Community-Based Learning;
Associate Professor, Preclinical Medicine

Nina Nuñez, MAEd

Associate Vice President of Enrollment Services and Institutional Effectiveness;
Title IX Coordinator

Erica Hughey, MBA

Chief Diversity Officer

John Cruickshank, DO, MBA, CPE

Regional Development Officer;
Affiliate Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dawn Leake, SHRM-CP

Assistant Vice President of Human Resources

Vanessa Richardson, MAEd

Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs

Abolfazl Ghasemi, PhD

Assistant Dean of Curriculum Effectiveness & Evaluation

Gabor Szalai, PhD

Assistant Dean of Faculty Affairs;
Professor of Biomedical Sciences

Michael E. Woods, PhD

Assistant Dean of Preclinical Education;
Associate Professor of Pathology