Committee Members

Curriculum Committee Members 2021-2022

Chair
Jason B. Rosenstock, MD
Professor of Psychiatry 
Phone: 412-246-6495

Vice Chair
Bill J. Yates, PhD

Professor of Otolaryngology and Neuroscience

Administrative/Recording Secretaries
Greg Null & Michelle Sergent

S592 Scaife Hall
Phone: 412-648-8714

Aaron M. Brown, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Andrew McCormick, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Ankur A. Doshi, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Brighid M. O'Donnell, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Claire A. Yanta, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology

Eloho O. Ufomata, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Evan L. Waxman, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Giselle Hamad, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Professor of Surgery

Heather L. Hohmann, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

Laurie E. Knepper, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology

Lisa Borghesi, PhD
Professor of Immunology

Marie C. DeFrances, MD, PhD 
Associate Professor of Pathology

Martin C. Schmidt, PhD
Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics 

Orquidia Torres, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Peter F. Drain, PhD
Associate Professor of Cell Biology

Rani D. Schuchert, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery and Critical Care Medicine

Robin M. Maier, MD, MA
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Scott R. Herrle, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine

Steve Truschel, PhD
Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

Thuy D. Bui, MD 
Associate Professor of Medicine

Vikas Agarwal, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology

Ex-Officio Members

Alda Gonzaga, MD, MS 
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

Ann E. Thompson, MD, MHCPM 
Vice Dean, UPSOM
Professor, CCM and Pediatrics

Barbara E. Barnes, MD, MS
Associate Dean for Continuing Medical Education

Beth M. Piraino, MD
Associate Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid
Professor of Medicine

Chenits Pettigrew, Jr., EdD 
Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Cynthia Lance-Jones, PhD 
Assistant Dean for Medical Education

Donald B. DeFranco, PhD
Professor & Vice Chair of Medical Education, Professor & Vice Chair for Medical Education, Associate Dean for Medical Student Research

Joseph E. Losee, MD, FACS, FAAP
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics

Peter J. Veldkamp, MD, MS
Associate Dean for Medical Student Research
Co-Director, Dean’s Summer Research Project

Raquel Buranosky, MD, MPH
Assistant Dean for Clinical Education
Professor of Medicine

Richard A. Steinman, MD, PhD 
Associate Dean and Director of MSTP
Associate Professor of Medicine

Students

MS-1
Lauren Burnette
Kasey Cargill
MS-1
Peter Nelson Ashima Agarwal
MS-2
Nerone Douglas
Varun Mandi
MS-2
Joseph Mocharnuk 
Sean Sweat
MS-3
Tyler Weigel
Jim Duehr
MS-3
Kimberly Ortiz
Christina Deirmenjian
MS-4
Michelle Nanni
Jonathan Perkins
MS-4
Diego Luy
Michelle Zhang
MSTP (MD/PhD)
Michael Granovetter
Jasmine Hecht 
Brittany Chamberlain