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

Lani Ackerman, M.D.

Director of Clinical Skills

Diana Acosta

LIC Recruiter

Jennifer Allie, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Development

Derek Anderson, Ed.D.

Assistant Director, Academic Development

Deborah Atkisson, M.D.

Physician Development Coach

Jonathan Babirak

Mixed Reality Simulation Specialist

Sandeep Bansal, M.D.

Longitudinal Basic Science Content Expert, Pharmacology

Emily Barrios

LIC Coordinator

Shristy Bashyal, M.B.A.

Director, Faculty Affairs

Yolanda Becker, M.D.

Director of Career and Professional Development

Kayla Beeler

LIC Coordinator

Jessica Bender

Academic Coordinator

Mike Bernas, M.S.

Director, Scholarly Pursuit and Thesis

Judy Bernas

Senior Associate Dean and Senior Officer for Communications and Strategy

John Birbari, M.D.

Assistant Professor

April Bleich, M.D.

Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Alicia Boggs

Physcian Development Coach Coordinator

Ric Bonnell, M.D.

Director, Service Learning

Jennifer Bridges, M.S.

Assessment and Quality Improvement Coordinator

Sherri Burke, M.D.

Cohort Faculty

Juan Cabrera

Digital Media Producer and Marketer

David Capper, M.D.

Chair, Clinical Sciences

Jeff Cargile

Human Resources Director

Elizabeth Carrillo, DrPH

Director, Corporate and Community Engagement

Angie Carter, M.A.

Accreditation Coordinator

Michael Carver-Simmons

Simulated Patient Educator

Monica Castillo

Assistant to the Vice Dean of Educational Affairs

Jacque Chadwick, M.D.

Vice Dean, Educational Affairs

Jennifer Coffman, M.D.

Physician Development Coach

Paige Corder, Ed.D.

Director, Assessment and Quality Improvement

Jim Cox, M.D.

Cohort Faculty

Kellen Crocker

Administrative Assistant to Dr. Jo Anna Leuck

Chase Crossno, M.P.H.

Assistant Artistic Director

Samuel Cullison, M.D.

Senior LIC Director

Richard Davis, M.B.A.

Senior Associate Dean, Finance and Administration; Chief Financial Officer

Thomas Deas, M.D.

Physician Development Coach

Raquel (Rocky) Diaz

LIC Recruiter

Brian J. Dixon, M.D.

Phase 1 Module Lead; Content Application Session Faculty-Psychiatry; LIC Preceptor

Hannah Drake

Faculty Development Coordinator

Layla Edwards, M.D.

PIBL Facilitator, Cohort Faculty

Amy Estes

Assistant Director, Community Relations and Special Events

Maricar Estrella

Director, Digital Development and Content Strategy

Victoria Flores, M.S.

Assistant Director of Student Affairs

Stuart D. Flynn, M.D.

Founding Dean

Grant Fowler, M.D.

Chair, Family Medicine

James Furgerson, M.D.

Cohort Faculty

Rajesh Gandhi, M.D.

Physician Development Coach

Michelle Gasca

Clinical Skills Coordinator

Chris Gilbody

Director, Financial Education and Scholarship

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

Charles Gullo, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean, Faculty Development

Candice Gunier, PHR

Human Resources Recruiter

Heather Hale Nguyen, M.S.

Senior Admissions Specialist

Korie Hawkins, M.S.

Assistant Director, Admissions, Outreach and Community Engagement

Laura Haygood, MLIS, AHIP

Medical Reference Librarian

Mary Elizabeth Herring, J.D.

Professionalism Resource Officer

Lisa Hewitt

Assistant to the Dean

Taylor Hooten

Faculty Affairs Coordinator

Ken Hopper, M.D., M.B.A.

Physician Development Coach

Ray Iturbe

Academic Coordinator

Trey Ivy

IT Coordinator

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

Chris Jordan, M.D.

Cohort Faculty

Gunit Kahlon, M.D.

Psychiatry Clerkship Director

Suresh Kankanala, M.D.

Internal Medicine Clerkship Director

Lisa Karpel

Assessment Specialist

Preethi Kasilingam, M.Ed.

Medical Student Well-Being Coordinator

Craig Keaton, Ph.D.

Assistant Director, THRIVE Medical Student Well-Being

Dianna King

Assistant 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 Curriculum

Brenda Lobley, M.D.

Cohort Faculty

Rachel Long, MLA

Financial Aid Advisor

Kenneth Manning

Student Affairs Coordinator

James Marshall, M.D.

Chair, Pediatrics

Terry McCarthy, M.D.

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

Mary Beth Mercatoris, Ph.D.

Director, Student Affairs

Jason Mogonye, M.D.

Interim Director, Family Medicine Clerkship

Kitty Momburg

Business Operations Analyst

Samir Nangia, M.D.

Physician Development Coach

Swapan Nath, Ph.D.

Longitudinal Basic Science Content Expert

Erin Nelson, Psy.D.

Director, Preparation for Practice; Course Theme Lead, Psychological and Behavioral Science

Thuthuy Nguyen, M.D.

Physician Development Coach

Daisy Nwachukwu, M.D.

Physician Development Coach

Collin O’Hara, M.D.

Physician Development Coach

Kelly Pagidas, M.D.C.M.

Chair, Medical Education

Sheriee Parnell

Assistant Director, Faculty Affairs

Chinmay Patel, M.D.

Emergency Medicine Clerkship Director

Carrie Patterson, M.M.

Instructional Designer

Claudia Perez, M.D.

Neurology Clerkship Director

Saji Pillai, M.D.

Assistant Director, Clinical Skills

Harikrishna Raja, M.D.

Executive Director, Phase 1

Mehnaz Roshani, M.D.

Cohort Faculty, Preceptor

Laura Salame

Administrative Assistant

Corbin Santana

Mixed Reality Simulation Specialist

Mohanakrishnan Sathyamoorthy, M.D.

Chair, Internal Medicine

Stephen Scott, M.D.

Senior Advisor to the Dean for Accreditation and Clinical Affiliations

Shelia Scott, M.B.A.

Budget and Contracts Administrator

Muhammad Talal Siddique, M.D.

Cohort Faculty

Imran Siddiqui, Ph.D.

Longitudinal Basic Science Content Expert

Andrea Simons

Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship Coordinator

Shawn Skeen, M.D.

Interim Assistant Dean of Admissions, Outreach and Financial Education

Frank Sloan, M.D.

Cohort Faculty

Hannah Smitherman, M.D.

Pediatric Clerkship Director

Bobbie Stackhouse

Administrative Assistant

Prescotte Stokes III, M.S.

Integrated Content and Marketing Manager

Veronica Tatum, M.D.

Longitudinal Basic Science Content Expert

Tristan Tayag, Ph.D.

Professor, Scholarly Pursuit and Thesis

Amani Terrell, M.D.

Associate Professor

Susan Terry

Administrative Assistant

Julie Urrutic

LIC Coordinator

Shawn Wagner

Business Operations and Facilities Manager

Seth Warner

IT Coordinator

Doug White

Senior Director, Leadership Giving

Jerome Wilcox

Director, Diversity and Inclusion

Evynne Wong

Assistant Director, Records and Registration