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School of Medicine Bylaw-Approved Standing Committees

Listed below are the standing committees of the UC Riverside School of Medicine as outlined in the SOM faculty bylaws.

 

Faculty Executive Committee

Declan McCole, M.D., Ph.D. (Chair)
Seema Tiwari-Woodruff, Ph.D. (Vice Chair)
Kenneth Ballou, M.D.
Marcus Kaul, Ph.D.
Kimberly Lakes, Ph.D.
Christian Lytle, Ph.D.
Gerald Maguire, M.D.
Meera Nair, Ph.D.
Ramdas Pai, M.D.
Andrew Subica, Ph.D.
Brigham Willis, M.D. (Ex-officio)
Administrative Contact: Andrea Morales

Medical Education Committee

Byron Ford, Ph.D. (Chair)
Adolfo Aguilera, M.D.
Lama Al-Khoury, M.D.
Moazzum Bajwa, M.D.
Kenneth Ballou, M.D.
Alicia Burris, Ph.D.
Monica Carson, Ph.D.
Ann Cheney, Ph.D.
Kendrick Davis, Ph.D.
Mo Entezampour, Ph.D.
Iryna Ethell, Ph.D.
David Franklin, M.D.
Rebeca Gavan, M.D.
Adam Godzik, Ph.D.
Nandini Gowda, Ph.D.
Christina Granillo, Ph.D.
Rajesh Gulati, M.D.
William Hunt, M.D.
David Lo, Ph.D.
Jeannie Lochhead, M.D.
Christian Lytle, Ph.D.
Ahmed Mahmoud, M.D.
Declan McCole, Ph.D.
Juliet McMullin, Ph.D.
Hina Mohsin, M.D.
Elizabeth Morrison-Banks, M.D.
Meera Nair, Ph.D.
Sunny Nakae, Ph.D.
Adwoa Osei, M.D.
Kristyn Pellecchia, P.M.H.N.P.
Maurizio Pellecchia, Ph.D.
Michael Sequeira, M.D.
Emma Simmons, M.D.
Mallory Stuparich, M.D.
Brigham Willis, M.D.
Seema Tiwari-Woodruff, Ph.D.
Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.
Sika Zheng, Ph.D.
Samuel Zidovetzki, M.D.
Administrative Contact: Cheri Black

Medical School Admissions Committee

Takesha Cooper, M.D. (Chair)
Administrative Contact: Michelle Fulbright

Progress and Promotions Committee

Devin Binder, M.D., Ph.D. (Chair)
Nicholas Dipatrizio, M.D.
William Hunt, M.D.
Meera Nair, Ph.D.
Administrative Contact: Dawn Demeritte

Graduate Advisory Committee

Seema Tiwari-Woodruff, Ph.D. (Director)
Martin Garcia-Castro, Ph.D. (Graduate Advisor Recruitment and Admissions)
Sika Zheng, Ph.D. (Graduate Advisor of Enrolled Students)
Djurdjica Coss, Ph.D.
Byron Ford, Ph.D.
Ansel Hsiao, Ph.D.
Sean O’Leary, Ph.D.
Viji Santhakumar, Ph.D.
Administrative Contact: Hermila Torres

Clinical Appointments and Advancements Committee

Remus Popa (Interim Chair)
Mikio Nihira (Vice Chair)
Rajesh Gulati
Afshin Molkara
Adowa Osei
Emma Simmons
Administrative Contact: Jaimee Nguyen

Volunteer Clinical Appointments and Advancements Committee

Kenneth Ballou, M.D. (Chair)
William Hunt, M.D. (Vice Chair)
Larry Loo, M.D.
Alina Popa, M.D.
Joanne Witkowski, M.D.
Administrative Contact: Brenda Carrion


Additional SOM Committees that Report to the Dean

This includes committees that report to the dean.

Health Sciences Compensation Plan Advisory Committee

Gerald Maguire, M.D. (Chair)
Emma Simmons, M.D., M.P.H. (Vice Chair)
Maria Aldana (Ex-officio)
Iryna Ethell, Ph.D. (Ex-officio)
Darren Freeman, D.O.
Paul Hackman, J.D. (Ex-officio)
Don Larsen, M.D. (Ex-officio)
Maurizio Pellecchia, Ph.D.
Mallory Stuparich, M.D.

Administrative Contact: Elizabeth Arce

Compliance Committee

Deborah Deas, M.D, M.P.H
Paul Hackman, J.D.
Maria Aldana
Kiersten Boyce, J.D.
Christine Davis, C.H.C.
Ingrid Fahr
Carrie Fogliani, J.D.
Armando Gauna
Andres Gonzalez, M.D.
Katherine Hansen, M.S.G., M.H.A.
Ian R. Harazduk
Donald Larsen, M.D.
Irene Levintov
Gregory Moore
Victor Ortiz, J.D.
Matthew Summerville, M.B.A.
Sylvia Vasquez
Noelle Vidal, J.D.
Daphne Zamora

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Brandon Brown, Ph.D. (Co-chair and Equity Advisor)
Takesha Cooper, M.D. (Co-chair and Equity Advisor)
Jose Aguilar, M.D. (Clinical Science Faculty)
Branden Barger (Medical Student)
Cheri Black (Staff)
Michelle Burroughs, M.P.H. (Staff)
Monica Carson, Ph.D. (Basic Science Faculty)
James Addison Cook, M.D. (Resident)
Wonder Edem (Student)
Erin Fletcher, M.D. (Resident)
Byron Ford, Ph.D. (Basic Science Faculty)
Ross French, M.A. (Staff)
Paul Hackman, J.D. (Staff)
Gerald Maguire, M.D. (Clinical Science Faculty)
Nate McLaughlin, M.D. (Clinical Science Faculty)
Wydette Morales (Staff)
Adwoa Osei, M.D. (Clinical Science Faculty)
Maurizio Pellecchia, Ph.D. (Basic Science Faculty)
Josue Reynaga (Student)
Nina Ruedas, M.S. (Staff)
Jami Woods, M.D. (Clinical Science Faculty)
Administrative Contact: Mary Voss

Faculty Mentoring Program Committee

Iryna Ethell, Ph.D. (Chair)
Marc Debay, M.D.
Erica Heinrich, M.D.
Adwoa Osei, M.D.
Rosemary Tyrrell, M.Ed.
Marcus Kaul, Ph.D.


Subcommittees

These subcommittees operate under the auspices of the standing committees as codified in the faculty bylaws.

Faculty Mentoring Program Committee

Iryna Ethell, Ph.D. (Chair)
Marc Debay, M.D.
Erica Heinrich, Ph.D.
Adwoa Osei, M.D.
Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.
Marcus Kaul, Ph.D.

Haider Program Admissions

Takesha Cooper, M.D. (Chair)
Administrative Contact: Michelle Fulbright

Pre-Clerkship
Clerkship
Professionalism Executive

 

Professional Development

 

Professional Remediation
Conflict of Interest

Ad Hoc Committees

Ad hoc committees that report directly to the dean.

LCME Institutional Self-Study Task Force

Chair: Brigham Willis, M.D., Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education
Faculty Accreditation Lead: Elizabeth Morrison-Banks, M.D., M.S.Ed., Associate Dean for Medical Education Quality and Integration
Staff: Pamela Hunter, Director of Medical Education

Task Force Members:
Maria Aldana, Interim Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
Ken Ballou, M.D., Clinical Block Director
Kathy Barton, Staff Advisor
Monica Carson, Ph.D., Chair, Division of Biomedical Sciences
Kendrick Davis, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Assessment and Evaluation
Byron Ford, Ph.D., Faculty, Division of Biomedical Sciences
Iryna Ethell, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Rajesh Gulati, M.D., Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Donald Larsen, M.D., M.B.A., Chief Executive Officer, UCR Health
David Lo, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Associate Dean for Research
Christian Lytle, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Pre-Clerkship Curriculum
Ramdas Pai, M.D., Chair, Division of Clinical Sciences
Linda Reimann, Assistant Dean for Strategic Initiatives
Emma Simmons, M.D., M.P.H., Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Seema Tiwari-Woodruff, Ph.D., Faculty, Division of Biomedical Sciences
Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D., Director of Faculty Development
Mark Wolfson, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Social Medicine, Population and Public Health