The Standing Committees of the Faculty Assembly carry out the work of the Faculty to enhance the education, research, and service missions of the School.
The membership composition, duties, and jurisdiction of each Standing Committee is dictated by SMHS Bylaws.
Last updated: July 2023
Committee on MD Program Admissions
The Committee on MD Program Admissions shall be responsible for making decisions regarding accepting students into the MD program and shall recommend changes to the rules and standards for the selection and admission of students to the Executive Committee.
|Laura Abate (3)||Jonah Abraham (3)|
|Supria Batra (3)||Allan Goldstein (2)|
|Katrina Hawkins (2)||Vimala Jayanthi (2)|
|Kirti Johal (1)||Salim Lala (3)|
|Juliet Lee (2)||Susie Lew (3)|
|Angelike Liappis (3)||Anne Linton (2)|
|Nehal Mehta (1)||Athol Morgan (3)|
|Keith Mortman (1)||Christian Nagy (2)|
|Meghan Schott (3)||Donna Schwartz (2)|
|Dipa Sheth (2)||Simranjeet Sran (2)|
|Sangeeta Sule (1)||Alan Wasserman (2)|
Committee on Appointments, Promotions, and Tenure (APT)
The APT Committee shall be responsible for reviewing and recommending, for the Dean’s approval, faculty appointments or promotions in the ranks of Associate Professor and Professor, in both tenure and non-tenure accruing appointments. The APT Committee shall also review specific and special cases based on the referral by the Dean and shall review the SMHS, “Guidelines for Appointment, Promotion and Tenure” for approval by the Dean and Faculty Assembly.
|Janice Blanchard (3)||Ellen Costello (3)|
|Jillian Catalanotti (1)||Robert Hawley (3)|
|Naomi Luban||Paige McDonald (3)|
|Paul Marvar (1)||Janini Rangaswami (2)|
|James Scott (3)||Ameet Singh (1)|
|Susan Walley (3)||Ray-Chang Wu (3)|
|Qing Zeng (3)||Vacant|
Committee on Health Sciences Curricula
The Committee on Health Sciences Curricula shall advise the Dean and provide oversight regarding matters pertaining to the program and curricular development within the Health Sciences Program. This committee shall consider all matters of undergraduate and graduate health sciences education, including new program and course proposals, major changes in existing programs and courses, and other matters significantly affecting the curriculum.
|Clifford Cymrot (1)||Sabrina Figueiredo (2)|
|Karen Goodman (2)||Sephora Morrison (1)|
|Carol Rentas (2)||Kathleen Thoma (3)|
|Nate'le'ge Wardlow (2)|
Committee on Undergraduate Medical Education Curriculum (CUMEC)
The CUMEC shall advise the Dean and provide oversight on the establishment and review of the goals, objectives, and evaluation of the undergraduate medical education program.
|Farhan Ali (3)||Andrea Anderson|
|Susan Bathgate (3)||Susan Ceryak (2)|
|Michael Czarnecki||Teresa Doerre (3)|
|Uhnoh Kim (3)||Kurt Johnson (2)|
|David Leitenberg||Raymond Pla (2)|
|Christina Prather||Anna Rubin (1)|
|Nicholas Shworak (1)||Xian "Sam" Zhao (2)|
Committee on Health Sciences Student Evaluation
In accordance with the Student Handbook for Health Sciences Program, the Committee on Health Sciences Student Evaluation shall serve as the principal body to evaluate, advise, and provide oversight for matters pertaining to the academic and professional performance of students in the health sciences.
|Lindsay Garmirian (1)||Mountasser Kadrie (3)|
|Graciela Lopez Gamboa (3)||Claudia Ranniger (2)|
|Lisa Schwartz (1)||Marianne Vail (2)|
Committee on Research
The Committee on Research shall develop policies and procedures to foster and promote research; serve as an advisory body to the Dean of SMHS for the allocation of fiscal and other resources in support of research; receive and review applications for intramural research support; and recommend faculty for awards in recognition of outstanding research activities.
|Michael Bukrinsky (3)||Aileen Chang|
|Sabrina Figueiredo (2)||Mardi Gomberg-Maitland (3)|
|Mamta Gupta (2)||Anjeni Keswani (1)|
|Hui Lu (1)||Paul Marvar (1)|
|Andrew Meltzer||Marcee Wilder|
Committee on Masters and Doctorate Graduate Programs
The Committee on Masters and Doctorate Graduate Programs shall make recommendations pertaining to the masters and doctorate degree programs and their integration with other health programs and schools. It shall also serve as the liaison between SMHS and other graduate and non-graduate programs.
Committee on the Learning Environment
The Committee on the Learning Environment (CLE) shall advise the Dean and provide oversight of the learning environment for students and residents at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
|Supria Batra (1)||Khalil Diab (3)|
|Laura Green (3)||Tenagne Haile-Mariam (3)|
|Mountasser Kadrie (2)||Jennnifer Keller|
|Maria Lauer (3)||Ahdeah Pajoohesh-Ganji (1)|
Committee on Medical Student Evaluation (MSEC)
In accordance with the Regulations for MD Candidates, the MSEC shall provide oversight on all matters related to the evaluation and advancement for promotion for the graduation of medical students. The MSEC will be responsible for evaluating students referred by the Dean’s office for academic difficulties, and allegations of honor code violations and/or issues of professional comportment. The MSEC will review and, as necessary, recommend revisions to the Regulations for MD Candidates to the Executive Committee.
|Andrea Anderson (1)||April Barbour (2)|
|Marie Borum (1)||L. Thompson Bowles (1)|
|Gia Bradley (3)||Candice Dawes (1)|
|Mark Elliott (3)||Joseph Goodman (2)|
|Tina Halley (2)||Colton Hood (1)|
|Kurt Johnson (3)||David Mendelowitz (2)|
|Keith Mortman (2)||Folasade Ogunlesi (2)|
|Abigail Polter (3)|