School of Medicine and Health Sciences Promotion and Tenure, and Emeriti Faculty List

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Congratulations to the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences faculty members on their promotion and/or tenure, and to the Class of 2023 emeriti faculty.

SMHS Regular Faculty Promoted and/or Tenured — effective July 1, 2023

At the rank of Professor:

Amir Afkhami, MD, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Madison Berl, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and of Pediatrics

Priti Bhansali, MD, Professor of Pediatrics

Ellen Costello, PhD, PT, Professor of Health, Human Function, and Rehabilitation Sciences

Andrew Dauber, MD, MMSc , Professor of Pediatrics

Shriprasad Deshpande, MBBS, Professor of Pediatrics

Ashraf Harahsheh, MBBS, Professor of Pediatrics

Anitha John, MD, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics

Anita Krishnan, MD, Professor with Tenure of Pediatrics

John Lichtenberger, MD, Professor of Radiology

Zurab Nadareishvili, MD, PhD, Professor of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine

Gustavo Nino, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, and of Genomics and Precision Medicine

Brian Reilly, MD, Professor of Surgery and of Pediatrics

Karun Sharma, MD, PhD, Professor of Radiology and of Pediatrics

Nicholas Shworak, MD, PhD, MA ’22, Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology

Marc Siegel, MD, Professor of Medicine

Lamia Soghier, MBBCh, Professor of Pediatrics

Amy Weintrob, MD, Professor of Medicine

Elizabeth Wells, MD ’06, Professor of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine, and of Pediatrics

Keith Wroblewski, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology

 

SMHS Regular Faculty Promoted and/or Tenured — effective July 1, 2023

At the rank of Associate Professor with or without tenure:

Marlet Bazemore, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and of Pediatrics

Marisa Birkmeier, DPT, Associate Professor of Health, Human Function, and Rehabilitation Sciences

Amy Caggiula, MD ’10, BA ’04, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Daniel Casella, MD, Associate Professor of Urology and of Pediatrics

Jaepyeong Cha, PhD, Associate Professor with Tenure of Pediatrics

Shayna Coburn, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and of Pediatrics

Kevin Davey, MD, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Robert Dingeman, MD, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, and of Pediatrics

Yuliya Domnina, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Katie Donnelly, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, and of Emergency Medicine

Danielle Dooley, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Aaran Drake, MD, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Alexandra Espinel, MD ’10, Associate Professor of Surgery and of Pediatrics

Kofi Essel, MD ’10, MPH ’17, Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Jordan Estroff, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery

Olanrewaju Falusi, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Leigh Frame, PhD, MHS, Associate Professor of Clinical Research and Leadership, and of Physician Assistant Studies

Vicki Freedenberg, PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Giuliana Geng-Ramos, MD, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, and of Pediatrics

Taha Gholipour, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine

Mamta Gupta, PhD, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, and of Dermatology

Rana Hamdy, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Steven Hardy, PhD, Associate Professor with Tenure of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and of Pediatrics

Dana Harrar, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine, and of Pediatrics

Galadriel Hovel-Miner, PhD, Associate Professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine

Cyril Jacquot, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology, and of Pediatrics

Maneesh Jain, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Lenore Jarvis, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, and of Emergency Medicine

Holly Jonely, ScD, MPT, Associate Professor of Health, Human Function, and Rehabilitation Sciences

Sonal Kalburgi, DO, Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Ulrich Koch, PhD, Associate Professor of Clinical Research and Leadership

Ioannis Koutroulis, MD, PhD, MBA, Associate Professor with Tenure of Pediatrics, and of Emergency Medicine and of Genomics and Precision Medicine

John Lafleur, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Salim Lala, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery

Yue-Hin Loke, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Melissa Long, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Lia Losonczy, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, and of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Hui Lu, PhD, Associate Professor with Tenure of Pharmacology and Physiology

Rebecca Lynch, PhD, Associate Professor with Tenure of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine

Christian Nagy, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Victor Nava, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology

Jonathon Nelson, MD, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, and of Pediatrics

Anita Patel, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Elisha Peterson, MD, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, and of Pediatrics

Raymond Pla, MD, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Cara Pugliese, PhD, Associate Professor with Tenure of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and of Pediatrics

Yuan Rao, MD, Associate Professor of Radiology

Juan Reyes, MD ’04, MPH ’00, Associate Professor of Medicine

Arnold Sansevere, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine, and of Pediatrics

Jacqueline Sanz, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and of Pediatrics

Howard Straker, EdD ’18, MPH, PA-C, Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies, and of Prevention and Community Health

John Strang, PsyD, Associate Professor with Tenure of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and of Pediatrics

Karolyn Teufel, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Anita Vincent, MD ’11, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

David Yamane, MD, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, and of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Gregory Yurasek, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Jonathan Zember, MD, Associate Professor of Radiology, and of Pediatrics

Xian Zhao, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, and of Emergency Medicine

 

SMHS Specialized Faculty Promoted — effective July 1, 2023

At the rank of Professor:

Jeffrey Becker, MD ’88, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics

Anelia Horvath, PhD, Research Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine

Amy Lewanda, MD, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics

Bruno Petinaux, MD, Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine

Keith Sterling, MD, Clinical Professor of Radiology

Zirong Zhao, MD, PhD, Clinical Professor of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine

 

At the rank of Associate Professor:

Marjorie Brennan, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Ian Chua, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Candice Dawes, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Andrea Estrada, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Eduardo Fox, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Shweta Gidwani, MBBS, Adjunct Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Beata Jablonska, PhD, PharmD, Research Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Robel Kahsay, PhD, Research Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine

Eyby Leon Janampa, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, and of Biomedical Laboratory Sciences

Nathan McGwin, MSHS ’13, CERT ’13, Clinical Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies

Nathalie Quion, MD, MPH, Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Navid Rashid, MD ’00, BA ’96, Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Christopher Rossi, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology, and of Pediatrics

Andreas Sideridis, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies

Susma Vaidya, MD, MPH, Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Caroll Vazquez-Colon, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, and of Pediatrics

 

At the rank of Assistant Professor:

Geneva Cleveland, OD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Laura Evans, MSN, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health, Human Function, and Rehabilitation Sciences

Carissa Garcia, MPA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies

 

SMHS Emeriti Faculty — effective July 1, 2023

Ellen Hamburger, MD, Associate Professor Emerita of Pediatrics

Eugenie Heitmiller, MD, Professor Emerita of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, and of Pediatrics

Stanley Knoll, MD, Clinical Professor Emeritus of Surgery

Burt Littman, MD, Clinical Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Charles Macri, MD, Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Lisa Martin, MD, Associate Professor Emerita of Medicine

Sally Moody, PhD, Professor Emerita of Anatomy and Cell Biology

Michael Phillips, MD, Clinical Professor Emeritus of Urology

David Powers, MD, Clinical Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Sylvia Silver, DA, Professor Emerita of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, of Pathology, of Preventive and Community Health, and of Medicine Pediatrics

Gary Simon, MD, PhD, Walter G. Ross Professor Emeritus of Clinical Sciences

Anthony Venbrux, MD, Professor Emeritus of Radiology and of Surgery

Linda Werling, PhD, Professor Emerita of Pharmacology and Physiology

Bernhard Wiedermann, MD, Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics

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