Faculty and Staff Directory

School of Medicine

Faculty

Assistant Professor

Pathology
Savannah

Mohammed Abdelsaid

Mohammed A.S. Abdelsaid, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor / Director of Animal Care Facility

Biomedical Sciences
Savannah

Assistant Professor of Medical Education / Director of Program Evaluation & Medical Education Research / Assistant Director of Accreditation

Medical Education
Savannah

Hamza Awad

Hamza Awad, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Community Medicine
Macon

Doris Baker-Woodward

Doris Baker-Woodward, Ph.D.

Professor

Pathology
Macon

Jennifer Barkin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Community Medicine
Macon

James Baxter

James Baxter, M.D.

Associate Professor / 3rd Year Clerkship Director

Clinical Skills
Savannah

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Stephanie Beavers, M.D.

Associate Dean for Clinical Education / Assistant Professor

Macon

Andrew Benesh

Andrew Benesh, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor / MFT Clinic Director, Macon

Master Family Therapy
Macon

Gretchen Bentz

Gretchen Bentz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Biomedical Sciences
Macon

Himangshu Bose

Himangshu Bose, Ph.D.

Professor

Biomedical Sciences
Savannah

Christy Bridges

Christy Bridges, Ph.D.

Professor / Program Director of MSBMS

Biomedical Sciences
Macon

Brian Childs

Brian Childs, M.D.

Professor/Director of Ethi

Academic Affairs
Savannah

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Raghavan Chinnadurai

Assistant Professor

Biomedical Sciences
Savannah

Jaehwa Choi

Jae-Hwa Choi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Biomedical Sciences
Macon

Professor / Program Director - MS in Preclinical Sciences

Biomedical Sciences
Macon

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James Colquitt, Jr., Ph.D.

Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs / Assistant Professor

Medical Education
Macon

Pamela Cook

Pamela Cook, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Biomedical Sciences
Macon

Carolann Curry

Carolann Curry

Reference, Outreach, and Assessment Librarian / Associate Professor

Medical Library
Macon

Margaret Dent

Margaret Dent, Ph.D.

Professor

Dean’s Office
Savannah

Dickinson, Bonny

Bonny Dickinson, Ph.D., M.S.-HPEd

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs / Professor

Dean’s Office
Macon

Drummond, James

James Drummond, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Biomedical Sciences
Macon

Garner, Ron

Ronald Garner, Ph.D.

Professor

Savannah

Gilbert, Lauren

Lauren Gilbert, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Community Medicine
Macon

Glasgow, Wayne

Wayne Glasgow, Ph.D.

Associate Dean of Research / Professor / Senior Vice Provost for Research

Dean’s Office
Macon

Greenberg, Martin

Martin Greenberg, Ph.D.

Bioethics Director / Assistant Director of Office of Professional Practice / Professor

Medical Education
Savannah

Grimsley, Ed

Edwin Grimsley, M.D.

Senior Associate Dean, Macon / Associate Dean for Clinical Education / Professor / Compliance Officer, Mercer Medicine

Internal Medicine
Macon

Gu, Qihai

Qihai Gu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Biomedical Sciences
Macon

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Joyce Gulle, M.D.

Associate Professor

Savannah

Hale, Angela

Angela Hale, M.D.

Associate Professor / Interim Chair, Psychiatry / Clerkship Director

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Macon

Hardee, Jane

Jane Hardee, M.S.W.

Instructor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Macon

Hawkins, John

John Hawkins, M.D.

Associate Professor

Internal Medicine
Macon

Henderson, John

John Henderson, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Internal Medicine
Macon

Hill, Marnie

Marnie Hill

Clinical Research Manager

Internal Medicine
Macon

Hoffman, Jennifer

Jennifer Hoffman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Medical Education
Macon

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Thomas Hope, M.D.

Associate Professor / Medical Education

Academic Affairs
Macon

Horner, Ashley

Kristen Horner, Ph.D.

Professor

Biomedical Sciences
Macon

House, Alice

Alice House, M.D.

Senior Associate Dean, Columbus / Senior Associate Dean of Admissions & Student Affairs / Professor

Dean’s Office
Columbus

Hutchins, Julian

Julian Hutchins, M.D.

Assistant Professor / Mercer Medicine Managing Partner / Mercer Medicine Lab Director / Student Crisis Line Director

Internal Medicine
Macon

Ignatoff, Jeffrey

Jeffrey M. Ignatoff, M.D.

Associate Professor

Academic Affairs
Savannah

Iqbal, Henna

Henna Iqbal, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Macon
Biomedical Sciences

Faculty Placeholder

Lorien Samille Jordan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Marriage Family Therapy
Atlanta

Kacsoh, Balint

Balint Kacsoh, M.D.

Professor

Biomedical Sciences
Macon

Katner, Harold

Harold Katner

Professor

Internal Medicine
Macon

King, John Wesley

John King, M.D.

Professor

Internal Medicine
Macon

Kirera, Francis

Francis Kirera

Assistant Professor

Biomedical Sciences
Macon

Klatt, Carolyn

Carolyn Klatt, MLIS

Associate Director of Library & Information Science / Director of Faculty Affairs & Development / Associate Professor

Medical Library
Savannah

Klatt, Edward

Edward Klatt, M.D.

Professor

Biomedical Sciences
Savannah

Kling-Newberry, Melissa

Melissa Kling-Newberry, D.V.M.

Director of the Animal Care Facility

Macon

Knapp, James

James Knapp, Ph.D.

Interim Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs / Assistant Professor

Biomedical Sciences
Savannah

Krampl, Anna

Anna Krampl, MLSL

Reference Librarian / Assistant Professor / Head of Access Services

Medical Library
Macon

Leblang, Michael

Michael Leblang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Medical Education
Savannah

Leeper-Woodford, Sandra

Sandra Leeper-Woodford, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Biomedical Sciences
Macon

Li Fuentes, Ericka

Ericka LiFuentes, M.D.

Assistant Professor / 4th Year Clinical Director

Internal Medicine
Macon

Li, Jinping

Jinping Li, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Biomedical Sciences
Savannah

Lian, Bradley

Bradley Lian, Ph.D.

Associate Professor / Interim Chair, Community Medicine

Community Medicine
Macon

Mathis, David

David Mathis, M.D.

Associate Dean for CME and Program Development / Professor / Director, Office of Academic Program Development / Director of Internal Medicine Residency Program

Internal Medicine
Macon

Mayorov, Vladimir

Vladimir Mayorov, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor / Radiation Safety, Hazardous Chemicals, and Lab Safety Officer

Biomedical Sciences
Macon

McCann, Richard

Richard McCann, Ph.D.

Associate Dean of Admissions / Professor

Admissions
Macon

Professor / Chair

Biomedical Sciences
Macon

Meadows, John

John Meadows, M.D.

Associate Professor / Associate Program Director of Internal Medicine Residency Program

Internal Medicine
Macon

Meeks, Kim

Kim Meeks, MS, MLIS

Director of Library & Information Science / Director of Wellness and AIMSS / Associate Professor

Library
Macon

Meirose, Judy

Judy Meirose, MLS, MIS

Instructor

Library
Macon

Meyer, Andrea

Andrea Meyer Stinson, Ph.D.

Interim MFT Program Director / Associate Professor

Marriage Family Therapy
Macon

Montgomery, Anne

Anne Montgomery, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Community Medicine
Macon

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Martha Morgan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor / MFT Clinic Coordinator, Atlanta

Marriage Family Therapy
Atlanta

Newman, Allison

Allison Newman, M.D.

Assistant Professor / Director of Medical Practice

Clinical Skills
Macon

Nichols, Larry

Lawrence Nichols, M.D.

Professor

Pathology
Macon

Nobles-James, Candi

Candi Nobles-James, M.D.

Associate Dean of Student Affairs / Associate Professor

Internal Medicine
Macon

O'Neal, Ann

Mary Ann O'Neal

Instructor / Director of Clinical Development Assessment Center

Clinical Skills
Macon

Parish, David

David Parrish, M.D.

Professor / Grassman Chair of Rural Medicine

Internal Medicine
Macon

Perkins, Edward

Edward Perkins, Ph.D.

Professor

Biomedical Sciences
Savannah

Ponce Terashima, Rafael

Rafael Ponce Terashima, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Internal Medicine
Macon

Porter, Fanisha

Fanisha Porter

Associate Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Macon

Prakash, Elapulli Sankaranarayanan

Elapulli Prakash, M.D.

Professor

Biomedical Sciences
Macon

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Kathryn Propst, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor / Vice-Chair of Biomedical Sciences

Biomedical Sciences
Savannah

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Devi Rajan, Ph.D.

Instructor

Biomedical Sciences
Savannah

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Kankani Rajapaksha, Ph.D.

Instructor

Biomedical Sciences
Macon

Reeves, Chris

Christopher Reeves, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Internal Medicine
Macon

Robinson, Joe

Joe Robinson III, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Internal Medicine
Macon

Roche, Patrick

Patrick Roche III, M.D.

Associate Professor

Internal Medicine
Macon

Rotschafer, Sarah

Sarah Rotschafer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Biomedical Sciences
Savannah

Scoggins, Chris

Chris Scoggins

Assistant Professor

Community Medicine
Macon

Shaw, Eric

Eric Shaw, Ph.D.

Associate Professor / Research Coordinator, MUMC & MUSM

Community Medicine
Savannah

Shelley, Robert

Robert Shelley, M.D.

Associate Dean of Student Affairs / Director of Admissions / Associate Professor

Student Affairs
Macon

Shuman, Jon

Jon Shuman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Macon
Biomedical Sciences

Smalley, Bryant

Bryant Smalley, Ph.D.

Associate Dean of Research / Professor

Community Medicine
Macon

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Carla Smith, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Marriage Family Therapy
Atlanta

Betsy Smith

Betsy Smith, DrPH

Assistant Professor

Internal Medicine
Macon

Stephens, Jeffrey

Jeffrey Stephens, M.D.

Professor / Medical Director / Chair of Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine
Macon

Stinson, Morgan

Morgan Stinson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Marriage Family Therapy
Macon

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Roland Summers, M.D.

Professor

Savannah

Sumner, Jean

Jean Sumner, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Professor

Dean’s Office
Macon

Templeton, Bowden

Bowden Templeton, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Marriage Family Therapy
Macon

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William Terry III, M.D.

Professor

Internal Medicine
Macon

Thomas, James

James Thomas, Ph.D.

Professor / Director of Research Labs

Biomedical Sciences
Macon

Thomas, Wanda

Wanda Thomas, MLIS

Assistant Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion / Clinical Reference Librarian / Instructor

Library
Macon

Thompson, Kristjan

Kristjan Thompson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Biomedical Sciences
Savannah

Tindol, Allen

Allen Tindol, M.D.

Associate Professor / Lead Clerkship Director, Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine
Macon

Uchakin, Peter

Peter Uchakin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Biomedical Sciences
Macon

Visalli, Robert

Robert Visalli, Ph.D.

Professor

Biomedical Sciences
Savannah

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Ninping Wang, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist

Biomedical Sciences
Savannah

Wang, Zhongbiao

Zhongbiao Wang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Biomedical Sciences
Macon

Wanna, Carol

Carol Wanna, M.D.

Assistant Professor / Assistant Director of Medical Practice

Community Medicine
Macon

Warren, Jacob

Jacob Warren, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion / Professor / Rufus Harris Endowed Chair / Director, Center for Rural Health and Health Disparities / Vice Chair, Research / Program Director, PhD in Rural Health

Community Medicine
Macon

Wei, Yudan

Yudan Wei, Ph.D.

Professor

Community Medicine
Macon

Alan Wells, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Biomedical Sciences
Macon

Weng, Han Rong

Han Rong Weng, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Biomedical Sciences
Macon

Wilayto, Janine

Janine Wilayto, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor / Director of Gross Anatomy Lab

Biomedical Sciences
Macon

Williams, Steve

Steve Williams, M.D.

Associate Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Macon

Williams, Alan

Roger Williams, M.D.

Associate Professor / Director, Student Counseling Service

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Macon

Wright, Monica

Monica Wright, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Biomedical Sciences
Macon

Yang, Wei-Hsiung

Wei Hsiung Yang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Biomedical Sciences
Savannah

Zhao, Zhi

Zhi-Qing Zhao, Ph.D.

Professor

Biomedical Sciences
Savannah