SMHS Leadership

Leadership
Jeffrey Akman

Jeffrey S. Akman, M.D.'81, RESD'85
Walter A. Bloedorn Professor of Administrative Medicine,
Dean, School of Medicine and
Health Sciences and Vice President
for Health Affairs
Phone: (202) 994-3727
Email: akman@gwu.edu

Administrative Support:
Marie Donohue
Executive Coordinator
Provides administrative support to
Dean Jeffrey S. Akman
Phone: (202) 994-4356
Email: mcdonohue@gwu.edu

Lisa Alexander

Lisa M. Alexander, Ed.D. ’03, M.P.H. ’89, PA-C ’79
Assistant Dean for Community-Based Partnerships
Interim Chair and Program Director for Physician Assistant Program
Phone: (202) 994-0659
Email: lmapa@gwu.edu

Huda Ayas

Huda M. Ayas, Ed.D. ’06, M.B.A. ’98, M.H.S.A. ’93
Associate Dean for International Medicine
Executive Director, Office of International Medicine Programs
Phone: (202) 994-2796
Email: hayas@gwu.edu

Anne Banner
Executive Director, Office of Communications and Marketing
Phone: (202) 994-2261
Email: abanner@gwu.edu

Mark Batshaw

Mark L. Batshaw, M.D.
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, 
Children's National Health System
Phone: (202) 476-4007
Email: mbatshaw@cnmc.org

Joseph Bocchino

Joseph Bocchino, Ed.D., M.B.A.
Senior Associate Dean for Health Sciences
Phone: (202) 994-5129
Email: bocchino@gwu.edu

Vincent Chiappinelli

Vincent A. Chiappinelli, Ph.D.
Ralph E. Loewy Professor of Basic Science and Chair,
Department of Pharmacology and Physiology
Associate Vice President for Health Affairs and Associate Dean
Phone: (202) 994-2170
Email: vac@gwu.edu

Administrative Support:
Sandra Carter
Executive Support Assistant
Provides administrative support to
Dean Vincent A. Chiappinelli
Telephone: 202 994-3727
sanfcarter@gwu.edu

Mary Corcoran

Mary A. Corcoran, Ph.D., OT/L, FAOTA
Associate Dean for Faculty Development for Health Sciences
Phone: (202) 994-8229
Email: corcoran@gwu.edu

Jeffrey Berger

Jeffrey Berger M.D., M.B.A.
Interim Associate Dean for
Graduate Medical Education
Phone: (202) 994-3737
Email: jberger2@gwu.edu

Lawrence “Bopper” Deyton, M.D. ’85, MSPH
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Public Health
Email: ldeyton@gwu.edu

Rhonda Goldberg

Rhonda M. Goldberg, M.A.
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Phone: (202) 994-3176
Email rmgoldb@gwu.edu

Administrative Support:
Jessica Fontaine
Executive Coordinator for
Years I & II
Provides administrative support to
Dean Rhonda Goldberg
Phone: (202) 994-3176
Email: msdjlf@gwu.edu

Yolanda Haywood

Yolanda Haywood, M.D., RESD ’87
Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion, and Student Affairs
Associate Dean for Student and Curricular Affairs
Phone: (202) 994-2987
Email: yhaywood@gwu.edu

Administrative Support:
Yvonne Rhodes
Administrative Assistant
Provides administrative support to
Dean Yolanda Haywood
Phone: (202) 994-2987
Email: yrhodes@gwu.edu

Lance Kaplan

Lance B. Kaplan, M.B.A.
Associate Dean of Finance, Administration, and Operations
Phone: (202) 496-3618
Email: lkaplan1@gwu.edu

Diane McQuail

Diane McQuail, M.A.
Assistant Dean of Admissions for the M.D. Program
Phone: (202) 994-3749
Email: medadmit@gwu.edu

Veronica Michaelsen

Veronica Michaelsen, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Evaluation
Phone: (202) 994-8960
Email: vem@gwu.edu

Administrative Support:
Stephanie Sarandos
Program Manager, Curricular Affairs & Evaluation
Phone: 202-994-5762
Email: sarandos@gwu.edu

Robert H. Miller, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean for Research
Phone: (202) 994-6988
Email: rhm3@gwu.edu

Matthew L. Mintz, M.D. ’94, FACP
Interim Assistant Dean for M.D. Program Curriculum
Phone: (202) 741-2300
Email: mmintz@mfa.gwu.edu

Administrative Support:
Kathleen Kline
Project Manager, Revised Curriculum 
Phone: (202) 994-3332
Email: kgkline@gwu.edu

Dennis Narango

Dennis Narango, M.A.
Associate Dean and Associate Vice President for Medicine and Development and Alumni Relations
Phone: (202) 994-7511
Email: dnarango@gwu.edu

Administrative Support:
Mya Hawes
Executive Associate for SMHS Development
Phone: (202) 994-8741
Email: ariya@gwu.edu

Lorenzo Norris, M.D.
Interim Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Email: norrismd@gwu.edu

Carolyn Robinowitz, M.D.
Special Assistant to the Vice President of Health Afairs
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Phone: (202) 237-1466
Email: crobinowitz@gwu.edu

Scott Schroth

W. Scott Schroth, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Dean for Administration
Phone: (202) 994-2202
Email: wschroth@gwu.edu
Interim lead of the Office of Medical Education and the Office of Interdisciplinary Medical Education

Administrative Support:
Bedig Galladian
Executive Coordinator for
Year III
Provides administrative support to
Dean Scott Schroth
Phone: (202) 994-2202
Email: bgalladian@gwu.edu

Ray Lucas, M.D.
Interim Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development
Phone: (202) 994-2966
Email: rlucas@gwu.edu

Linda Werling

Linda Werling, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
Phone: (202) 994-2918
Email: lwerling@gwu.edu

Lourdes Winberry

M. Lourdes Winberry, M.P.H.
Associate Dean for Health Affairs
Phone: (202) 994-0149
Email: lourdesw@gwu.edu

Administrative Support:
Erika Bary
Executive Assistant to Associate Dean for Health Affairs to
Dean M. Lourdes Winberry
Phone: (202) 994-8920
Email: batyed@gwu.edu

Administrative Support for Dean's Office

Sandra Carter
Executive Support Assistant
Phone: (202) 994-3727
Email: sanfcarter@gwu.edu

Kyle Dirkes
Executive Coordinator for Student Services & Registrar
Phone: (202) 994-3501
Fax: (202) 994-0926
Email: kdirkes@gwu.edu

Chris Gallop
Strategic Projects Analyst
Phone: (202) 994-8452
Email: gallop@gwu.edu

Jennifer Gray
Office Administrator
Phone: (202) 994-8384
Email: jennifergray@gwu.edu