Burnett School of Medicine’s

On-Campus Team Directory

Full-time or significant-time staff and faculty members working on campus.

For questions or changes on the On-Campus Team Directory, please contact 
Maricar Estrella at m.estrella@tcu.edu.

Prasanna Abeyrathna, Ph.D.

Longitudinal Basic Science Faculty

Elizabeth Allen

Administrative Assistant

Jennifer Allie, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Development

Derek Anderson, Ed.D.

Assistant Director, Academic Development

Christina Ayala, M.S.

Director, Admissions

Jonathan Babirak

Simulation Manager

Sandeep Bansal, M.D.

Director, Medical Education Scholarship and Research Faculty Development

Yolanda Becker, M.D.

Director of Career and Professional Development

Kayla Beeler

Assistant Director, Faculty Development

Mike Bernas, M.S.

Director, Scholarly Pursuit and Thesis

Judy Bernas

Senior Associate Dean and Senior Officer for Communications and Strategy

April Bleich, M.D.

Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Ric Bonnell, M.D.

Director, Service Learning

Jennifer Bridges, M.S.

Assistant Director, Admissions

Brooklyn Bynum

Library Specialist

Angela Cantrell, Ph.D.

Chair of Medical Education and Interim Assistant Dean of Pre-Clinical Education

David Capper, M.D.

Chair, Clinical Sciences

Jeff Cargile

Human Resources Director

Elizabeth Carrillo, DrPH

Administrative Director, LIC Program

Angie Carter, M.A.

Accreditation Coordinator

Jacque Chadwick, M.D.

Special Assistant to the Dean

Caitlyn Chance

Administrative Assistant

Jenna Cole

Administrative Assistant, Academic Coaching

Paige Corder, Ed.D.

Director, Assessment and Quality Improvement

Jim Cox, M.D.

Director, Communication Skill Development; Assistant Director, Clinical Skills Course

Kellen Crocker

Administrative Assistant to Dr. Jo Anna Leuck

Jay Crutchfield, M.D.

Professor, Medical Education-Phase 1

Samuel Cullison, M.D.

Senior LIC Director

Richard Davis, M.B.A.

Senior Associate Dean, Finance and Administration; Chief Financial Officer

Amanda de la Torre, MSIS, CAP

Director of Development

Thomas Deas, M.D.

Executive Coach

Hannah Drake

Faculty Development Coordinator

Victoria Dunson, M.S.N.

Clinical Skills Manager

Layla Edwards, M.D.

Assistant Director, Clinical Skills Course and PIBL Facilitator

Sandra Esparza, M.D.

Director of Clinical Skills

Amy Estes

Director, Community Relations and Special Events

Maricar Estrella

Director, Digital Development and Content Strategy

Nathan Feldman, MHA

Contract and Budget Analyst

Justin Fairless, D.O.

Associate Professor

Lee Flood, PhD

Assistant Dean for Assessment, Accreditation and Quality Improvement

Victoria Flores, M.S.

Assistant Director of Student Affairs

Stuart D. Flynn, M.D.

Founding Dean

Mendel Folefac, MBA

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Coordinator

Grant Fowler, M.D.

Chair, Family Medicine

James Furgerson, M.D.

Cohort Faculty

Rajesh Gandhi, M.D.

Executive Coach

Julian Garcia

LIC Coordinator

Michelle Gasca

Clinical Skills Coordinator

Mitzi Glover, Ph.D.

Longitudinal Basic Science Content Expert, Anatomy

Eric Gonzales, Ph.D.

Longitudinal Basic Science Content Expert

Stevan Gonzalez, M.D.

Phase 3 Selectives Course Director, Phase 3 Critical Care Course Director , Phase 3 Electives Course

Jennifer Grant, M.D.

Surgery Clerkship Director

Candice Gunier, PHR

Senior Human Resources Recruiter

Angela Hairrell, Ph.D.

Director of Learning Support

Heather Hale Nguyen, M.S.

Director of Humanities and Communication

Whitney Hall

Coordinator of Standardized Patient Education

Korie Hawkins, M.S.

Assistant Director, Service Learning and Community Engagement

Lindsay Hayward, M.A.

Academic Coordinator

Emily Hearn

LIC Faculty Recruiting Coordinator

Mary Elizabeth Herring, J.D.

Professionalism Resource Officer

Lisa Hewitt

Assistant to the Dean

Michael Hicks, M.D.

Preparation for Practice Theme Lead, Informatics

Suzy Holloway

LIC Faculty Recruiting Coordinator

Taylor Hooten

Faculty Affairs Coordinator

Sarah Hunt

Assessment Specialist

Cheryl Hurd, M.D.

Academic Coach

Breeawna Irwin

Senior LIC Coordinator

Ray Iturbe, M.S.

Academic Coordinator

Trey Ivy

IT Coordinator

Lewis Jackson

Digital Media Producer and Marketer

Karim S. Jamal, M.D.

Assistant Director, Clinical Skills

Adam Jennings, D.O.

Executive Director for Simulation Education, Innovation and Research

Rohan Jeyarajah, M.D.

Chair, Surgery

Valerie Johnston, Ph.D.

Preparation for Practice Course Director

Suresh Kankanala, M.D.

Internal Medicine Clerkship Director

Lisa Karpel, M.A.

Assessment Coordinator

Preethi Kasilingam, M.Ed.

Assistant Director of Wellbeing: Student Involvement and Engagement

Gregory Kearns, PharmD, PhD

Associate Dean of Research; Director of Faculty Scholarship and Research; and Assistant Director for Scholarly Pursuit and Thesis

Craig Keaton, Ph.D.

Director of Wellbeing

Kevin Kidder, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean for Admissions

Dianna King

Director, Finance and Operations

Craig Kneten

Cohort Faculty

Joslyn Krismer, Ph.D.

Director, Educational Affairs

Melanie Lagomichos, M.D.

Obstetric and Gynecology Clerkship Director

Jo Anna Leuck, M.D.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Brenda Lobley, M.D.

Cohort Faculty

Frank Lonergan, M.D., BCC

Academic Coach

Rachel Long, MLA

Financial Aid Advisor

Brenda Luna

Faculty Affairs Coordinator

Natalie C. Lundsteen, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

Alyssa Mowrer, M.D.

Clinical Skills Cohort Faculty

Gorland Mar

Graphic Designer

James Marshall, M.D.

Chair, Pediatrics

Terry McCarthy, M.D.

John M. Geesbreght M.D., M.S., FACEP, Chair of Emergency Medicine

Lily Meisamy, D.O.

Psychiatry Clerkship Director

Mary Beth Mercatoris, Ph.D.

Director, Student Affairs

Alisa Meriwether

Manager of Business Operations and Facilities

Shelby Miller, M.Ed.

Assistant Director, Academic Technology

Jason Mogonye, M.D.

Interim Director, Family Medicine Clerkship

Kitty Momburg

Business Operations Analyst

Raul Montalvo

Program Coordinator

Jacqueline Navarrete, M.Ed.

Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Samir Nangia, M.D.

Academic Coach

Swapan Nath, Ph.D.

Longitudinal Basic Science Content Expert

Erin Nelson, Psy.D.

Assistant Dean of Physician Communication; Director, Preparation for Practice; Course Theme Lead, Psychological and Behavioral Science

Thuthuy Nguyen, M.D.

Academic Coach

Daisy Nwachukwu, M.D.

Executive Coach

Karla O’Donald, Ph.D.

Medical Spanish Lead

Collin O’Hara, M.D.

Executive Coach

Riley Odom, M.A.

Admission Counselor

Amanda Propst Cuevas

Director of Academic Advising & Professional Development, Assistant Professor

Sheriee Parnell

Director, Faculty Affairs

Chinmay Patel, M.D.

Emergency Medicine Clerkship Director

Anant Patel, D.O.

Clinical Skills Cohort Faculty and Faculty Career Advisor

Carrie Patterson, M.M.

Instructional Designer

Claudia Perez, M.D.

Neurology Clerkship Director

Stuart Pickell, M.D.

Associate Professor

Jess Price, MLA

Coordinator, Records and Registration

Karen Restifo, M.D., J.D.

Executive Dean of Initiatives & Partnerships

Lauren J. Rainey, J.D., M.S.

Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Harikrishna Raja, M.D.

Executive Director, Phase 1

Michelle Rochell

LIC Coordinator

Mehnaz Roshani, M.D.

Cohort Faculty, Preceptor

Amit Singh, M.D.

Director, Patient Communication

Clare Shaffer

Simulated Patient Educator

Corbin Santana

Mixed Reality Simulation Specialist

Alysha Sapp, MLIS, AHIP

Medical Librarian

Mohanakrishnan Sathyamoorthy, M.D.

Chair, Internal Medicine

Zohra Shad, M.D., FACMG

Mentorship and Coaching Faculty Development Director

David Nathan Shau, M.D., M.B.A.

Executive Coach

Bridget Shehan, MA

Director of Financial Education and Scholarship

Imran Siddiqui, Ph.D.

Professor and Director for Mechanisms of Health and Disease

Andrea Simons

Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship Coordinator

Shauna Slater

Academic Coordinator

Frank Sloan, M.D.

Cohort Faculty

Hannah Smitherman, M.D.

Pediatric Clerkship Director

Bobbie Stackhouse

Administrative Program Specialist

Calli Stewart

LIC Coordinator

Sara Ann Stinson, MLIS

Electronic Resources Librarian

Prescotte Stokes III, M.S.

Integrated Content and Marketing Manager

Barbara Strom, M.Ed.

Assistant Director, Academic Success and Learning Support

Veronica Tatum, M.D.

Longitudinal Basic Science Content Expert and Faculty Diversity Advocate

Tristan Tayag, Ph.D.

Professor, Scholarly Pursuit and Thesis

Susan Terry

Coordinator, Office of the Dean

Amber Thurman, M.Ed

Learning Specialist

Michael Truitt, M.D.

Phase 3 Director, Professor and Faculty Career Advisor

Brad Trussell

Mixed Reality Simulation Specialist

Seth Warner

IT Coordinator

LeRon Warren

Anatomy Lab Manager

Kimberly Washington, M.D.

Assistant Dean for Clinical Faculty Success

Doug White

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Development

Charles Withnell, Ph.D

Assistant Professor and Anatomy Educator

Evynne Wong, M.Ed

Director, Records and Registration

Nicole Wright, MLA.

Website Manager

Alana Yanagida, MSW

Access and Accommodation Specialist

Thomas Yorio, Ph.D.

Professor