School of Medicine Committees
Listed below are the major committees of the UC Riverside School of Medicine, including the Faculty Executive Committee and six standing committees as outlined in the SOM faculty bylaws. These committees are listed below.
Faculty Executive Committee
Declan McCole (Chair)
Seema Tiwari-Woodruff (Vice Chair)
Brigham Willis (Ex-officio)
Administrative Contact: Andrea Morales
Clinical Appointments and Advancements Committee
Remus Popa (Interim Chair)
Mikio Nihira (Vice Chair)
Administrative Contact: Jaimee Nguyen
Graduate Advisory Committee
Seema Tiwari-Woodruff (Director)
Martin Garcia-Castro (Graduate Advisor Recruitment and Admissions)
Sika Zheng (Graduate Advisor of Enrolled Students)
Administrative Contact: Hermila Torres
Health Sciences Compensation Plan Advisory Committee
Gerald Maguire (Chair)
Emma Simmons (Vice Chair)
Administrative Contact: Elizabeth Arce
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
Sunny Nakae, M.S.W., Ph.D., Associate Dean for Student Affairs
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
Medical School Admissions Committee
& Haider Program Committee
Takesha Cooper (Chair)
Administrative Contact: Michelle Fulbright
Progress and Promotions Committee
Devin Binder (Chair)
Administrative Contact: Dawn Demeritte
Volunteer Clinical Appointments and Advancements Committee
Kenneth Ballou (Chair)
William Hunt (Vice Chair)
Administrative Contact: Brenda Carrion
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
Faculty Mentoring Program Committee
Iryna Ethell (Chair)