Executive Committee

Standing Committees

2019-2020

NoteAll faculty appointments shall be for a period of two (2) years unless otherwise noted.


The voting membership of the Executive Committee shall be composed of: those associate and assistant deans and other unit heads designated by the Executive Dean; the chairperson of each Heritage College academic department; the four (4) officers of the faculty, as elected by the voting membership of the Heritage College; and ex-officio non-voting members including one (1) representative of the Heritage College Administrative staff, one (1) representative of the Classified staff, and a fifth faculty officer elected to serve as an alternate.

Members, 2019-2020

Kenneth Johnson, DO, Chair

 

Executive Dean, Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine & Chief Medical Affairs Officer, Ohio University

 

Beth Longenecker, DO 

 

Dean, Athens Campus 

 

Wayne Carlsen, DO 

 

Interim Associate Dean, Clinical Education

 

William Burke, DO

 

Dean, Dublin Campus

 

Isaac Kirstein, DO

 

Dean, Cleveland Campus

 

Randall Longenecker, MD

 

Assistant Dean, Rural and Underserved Programs

 

Rachael Crouch, MA

 

Chief of Staff

 

Jody Gerome-Zuchowski, DO

 

Associate Dean, Curriculum

 

Darlene Berryman, PhD

 

Associate Dean, Research and Innovation; Executive Director, Diabetes Institute

 

Calvin James, PhD

 

Director of Programs, Office of Inclusion; Interim Director, Diabetes Institute

 

Tom Rosol, DVM, PhD

 

Chair, Department of Biomedical Sciences

 

Nagesh Rao, PhD

 

Chair, Department of Social Medicine

 

Tracy Shaub, DO

 

Chair, Department of Family Medicine

 

Stevan Walkowski, DO

 

Chair, Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

 

Karen Montgomery-Reagan, DO

 

Chair, Department of Pediatrics

 

Jack Ramey, DO

 

Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology;  Interim Chair, Department of Specialty Medicine

 

Beth Maxon, PHR

 

Chief Administrative Officer

 

Karoline Lane, MLS

 

Chief Communication Officer

 

Shelley Ruff, MBA

 

Chief Financial Officer

 

P.J. Murphy, MA

 

Chief External Relations Officer

 

Mario Grijalva, PhD

 

Director, Infectious and Tropical Disease Institute

 

Kelly Coates, MBA

 

Director, Finance

 

Laura Whitt, MS

 

Senior Director, Alumni Affairs & Professional Outreach

 

Pat O'Connor, PhD

 

Director, Clinical Presentation Continuum

 

Jodie Penrod, MS

 

Senior Director, Office of Information and Learning Technologies

 

Jill Harman, MEd

 

Senior Director, Admissions

 

John Schriner, PhD

 

Associate Dean, Admissions and Student Affairs

 

Marie Barone, MA

 

Senior Director, Student Affairs

 

Sherri Oliver, MPA

 

Executive Director, AHEC & Community Health Programs

 

Dean Dupler, BBA

 

Director, Facilities Management

 

Susan Williams, PhD

 

Special Advisor, Faculty Affairs

 

Gillian Ice, PhD, MPH

 

Director, Global Health

 

Tanisha King-Taylor, PhD

 

Interim Chief Inclusion Officer

 

Mary Wurm-Schaar, PhD

 

Director, Institutional Assessment and Accreditation

 

Angela Mowrer, BS

 

Director, Pre-Clinical Education

 

Holly Jacobs, MA

 

Director, Clinical Education

 

Brian Clark, PhD

 

Director, Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute

 

Brian Thompson, MEd

 

Senior Director, Campus Administration, Dublin 

 

Terra Ndubuizu, MBA

 

Senior Director, Campus Administration, Cleveland 

 

Susan Williams, PhD

 

Interim Associate Dean, Faculty 

 

Kathy Brooks, MEd

 

Executive Director, Strategic Initiatives

 

Melissa Standley, MEd

 

Interim Executive Director of Operations, Diabetes Institute

 

Brenda Noftz, PhD, JD

 

Director, Administrative Services

 

Philip Starr, DO

 

Interim Executive Assistant Dean, Clinical Education

 

Heather Porter, MPA

 

Executive Director, Clinical Education

 

Laura Barnes, OD, PhD

 

Senior Director, Research and Innovation

 

Elected Members & Officers of the Faculty

Amy Zidron, DO

 Clinical

1st term ends 6/30/20

Chair of Faculty

Kelly McCall, PhD

Clinical        1st term ends                         6/30/21        1st Vice Chair of Faculty 

Anna Kerr, PhD

          Clinical        1st tern ends                           6/30/21        2nd Vice Chair of Faculty 

Suzanne Ballard

Non-Clinical

1st term ends 6/30/20

Secretary of Faculty 

Leah Sheridan, PhD

Non-Clinical

1st term ends 6/30/21

Vice Chair of Faculty, Dublin

Andrea Barresi, PhD

Non-Clinical

1 st  term ends 6/30/20

Vice Chair of Faculty, Cleveland

Ex-Officio Voting Members

Nicholas Espinoza, DO

Clinical Education Assistant Dean Representative

 1st term ends 6/30/21

Linda Knopp, BA

Administrative Representative

1st term ends 6/30/21

Marilyn Maher, BA

Classified Representative

1st term ends 6/30/21

Ex-Officio Non-Voting Members

Andrew Williams, OMS II

SGA President-National Representative or Designee

Term ends 6/30/20

Todd Fredricks, DO

Alternate Faculty Representative

Term ends 6/30/21

Staff Support

Yumi Choe, BA, Temporary Special Assistant