Staff Directory

  • Pamela Adams

    Pamela Adams

    Medical Education Manager - Basic Science

  • Ryan Anderson

    Ryan Anderson

    Advancement Photo/Videographer

  • Dani Backus, MS, PMP, SSGB

    Dani Backus, MS, PMP, SSGB

    Senior Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Accreditation

    Instructor, Interprofessionalism, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

  • Sarah Barrett, DVM, PhD, DACVP

    Sarah Barrett, DVM, PhD, DACVP

    Basic Science Facilitator

  • Elvir Berbic, MS

    Elvir Berbic, MS

    Student Affairs Manager

  • Andrew  P. Binks, Ph.D.

    Andrew P. Binks, Ph.D.

    Director, Faculty Development, Basic Science Education, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Associate Professor, Basic Science Education, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

  • Ron Bradbury, MA

    Ron Bradbury, MA

    Assistant Director for Admissions

  • Jessica Bradshaw

    Jessica Bradshaw

    Medical Education Coordinator - Assessment and Evaluation

  • Elizabeth Briere

    Elizabeth Briere

    Clinical Skills Assessment and Education Trainer

  • Brian Brindle

    Brian Brindle

    Director of Information Technology

  • Christina Brogdon, PHR, MBA

    Christina Brogdon, PHR, MBA

    Access and Inclusion Coordinator

  • Sharita Brown

    Sharita Brown

    Standardized Patient and Clinical Skills Coordinator

  • Karen Burns

    Karen Burns

    Department Secretary, Dean's Office

  • Pamela Carpenter

    Pamela Carpenter

    Medical Education Manager - Clinical Science

  • Helena Carvalho, PhD

    Helena Carvalho, PhD

    Associate Professor, Basic Science Education, Virgina Tech Carilion School of Medicine

  • Jennifer L. Cleveland, Pharm.D, MBA

    Jennifer L. Cleveland, Pharm.D, MBA

    Assistant Professor, Basic Science Education, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

  • Tracey W. Criss, MD

    Tracey W. Criss, MD

    Associate Dean for Clinical Science Years 3 and 4

    Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Faculty Psychiatrist, Carilion Clinic, Roanoke Memorial Hospital

  • Apostolos Paul Dallas, MD

    Apostolos Paul Dallas, MD

    Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine, University of Virginia, Roanoke/Salem Program

    Director of Continuing Medical Education, Carilion Clinic

    Director, Residency Recruitment/Selection Process, Carilion Clinic

    Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Virginia, Roanoke/Salem Program

    Clinical Medicine Attending, Outpatient Department, Carilion Clinic

  • Kelsey Daniel, MS

    Kelsey Daniel, MS

    Admissions Operations and Communications Manager

  • Andre  Dean

    Andre Dean

    Data Management Specialist

  • Sandra DeHart

    Sandra DeHart

    Curricular and Media Coordinator

  • Cheryl Kathleen Dorey, PhD

    Cheryl Kathleen Dorey, PhD

    Professor, Basic Science Education, Virgina Tech Carilion School of Medicine

  • Catherine Doss, MA

    Catherine Doss, MA

    Marketing and Communications Manager

  • Kerin Flattery

    Kerin Flattery

    Patient Centered Learning Case Director

  • Michael J. Friedlander, Ph.D.

    Michael J. Friedlander, Ph.D.

    Founding Executive Director, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

    Vice President for Health Sciences and Technology, Virginia Tech

    Senior Dean for Research, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Professor of Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech

    Professor, Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences

    Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

  • Carol M. Gilbert, MD

    Carol M. Gilbert, MD

    Associate Professor, Surgery

    Associate Clinical Professor, Surgery, University of Virginia School of Medicine

    Director, Medical, Carilion Patient Transportation Services Air Medical Evacuation and Ground Transport, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

    Director, Medical Emergency and Disaster Preparedness, Carilion Health System

    Assistant Director, Surgical Education, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

  • Vianne Greek

    Vianne Greek

    Web Manager

  • Joanne H. Greenawald, MD

    Joanne H. Greenawald, MD

    Educator Support-Facilitator Lead

    Assistant Professor, Interprofessionalism, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

  • Daniel P. Harrington, MD

    Daniel P. Harrington, MD

    Vice Dean, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Vice President for Academic Affairs, Carilion Clinic

    Associate Dean-Roanoke, University of Virginia School of Medicine

    Associate Professor, Psychiatric Medicine, University of Virginia

    Professor, Psychiatry, Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Lauren Harris, MEd

    Lauren Harris, MEd

    Medical Education Manager - Research

  • Robin Headley

    Robin Headley

    Administrative Coordinator for Enrollment Management

  • Carmen Hedge

    Carmen Hedge

    Department Secretary

  • Lisa Howard

    Lisa Howard

    Administrative Services Coordinator

  • Harry Hoyt

    Harry Hoyt

    Administrative Aide

  • Beth Ipock

    Beth Ipock

    Director of Quality Assurance

  • Phyllis Irvine

    Phyllis Irvine

    Faculty Affairs Coordinator - Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure

  • Cynda A. Johnson, MD, MBA

    Cynda A. Johnson, MD, MBA

    President and Founding Dean

    Professor, Family and Community Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

  • Thomas M. Kerkering, MD

    Thomas M. Kerkering, MD

    Professor, Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine

    Adjunct Professor, Department of Population Studies, Masters of Public Health Program, Virginia Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine

    Program Director, Infectious Disease Fellowship, Carilion Clinic

    Chair, Section of Infectious Diseases, Carilion Clinic

    Director & Founder, Travel Clinic, Carilion Clinic

    Medical Director, Infection Control, Carilion Clinic

    Managing Editor, Infectious Disease Section, eMedicine

  • Aubrey L. Knight, MD

    Aubrey L. Knight, MD

    Senior Dean for Student Affairs

    Professor, Internal Medicine and Family & Community Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Professor (secondary appointment), Jefferson College of Health Sciences

    Program Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship

  • Carrie Knopf

    Carrie Knopf

    Community and Culture Outreach Manager

  • Leslie LaConte, Ph.D.

    Leslie LaConte, Ph.D.

    Assistant Dean for Research, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Associate Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

    Associate Professor, Basic Science Education, Virgina Tech Carilion School of Medicine

  • Heidi A. Lane, EdD

    Heidi A. Lane, EdD

    Senior Director Clinical Skills Assessment and Education

    Assistant Professor, Interprofessionalism, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Private Docent, Kazan State Medical University, Kazan, Tatarstan Republic

  • Autumn Learn

    Autumn Learn

    Associate Director of Financial Aid

  • Renee J. LeClair, Ph.D.

    Renee J. LeClair, Ph.D.

    Chair, Department of Basic Science Education, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Associate Professor, Basic Science Education, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

  • Donna Littlepage, MBA

    Donna Littlepage, MBA

    Chief Financial Officer

  • David Lugar

    David Lugar

    Anatomy Lab Program Manager

  • Taylor Lynch

    Taylor Lynch

    Standardized Patient & Clinical Skills Coordinator

  • Alison Matthiessen

    Alison Matthiessen

    Director of Communications

  • Brittany May

    Brittany May

    Advancement Associate

  • Rita J. McCandless, MLS

    Rita J. McCandless, MLS

    Head Librarian

    Instructor, Interprofessionalism, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

  • Heidi McCoy
  • John P. McNamara, MPA, MS, DC

    John P. McNamara, MPA, MS, DC

    Assistant Professor, Basic Science Education, Virgina Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Director, Instruction - Anatomy, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Associate Professor, Carilion Clinic, Jefferson College of Health Sciences

    Clinic Director and Doctor of Chiropractic, The Center for Chiropractic Health and Education

    Private Practice, The Center for Chiropractic Health & Education

  • Mark Morrison

    Mark Morrison

    Director of Development

  • David W. Musick, PhD

    David W. Musick, PhD

    Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

    Director, Interprofessionalism Domain, Virgnia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Professor, Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Professor, Jefferson College of Health Sciences

  • Brock Mutcheson, MEd, PhD

    Brock Mutcheson, MEd, PhD

    Director of Assessment and Program Evaluation

    Assistant Professor, Basic Science Education

  • Michael F. Nolan, PhD, PT

    Michael F. Nolan, PhD, PT

    Assistant Dean for Basic Science Education

    Professor, Basic Science Education, Virgina Tech Carilion School of Medicine

  • Elvis R. Pagan, MD

    Elvis R. Pagan, MD

    Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Faculty Physician, Carilion Clinic Internal Medicine

  • Jennifer Page

    Jennifer Page

    Medical Education Manager - Clinical Skills Years 1 and 2

  • Sarah Henrickson  Parker, Ph.D.

    Sarah Henrickson Parker, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor, Basic Science Education, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Research Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

    Director of Human Factors Research, Carilion Clinic

    Research Assistant Professor of Psychology, College of Science, Virginia Tech

  • Barbara Parshall, MHR

    Barbara Parshall, MHR

    Senior Director of Admissions

  • Lynne Pearo

    Lynne Pearo

    Director of Alumni Relations and Special Events

  • Beth R. Pline, LMSW

    Beth R. Pline, LMSW

    Senior Director of Administration and Integration

    Instructor of Interprofessionalism, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

  • Rebecca  Price

    Rebecca Price

    Library Aide

  • Melanie K. Prusakowski, MD

    Melanie K. Prusakowski, MD

    Assistant Dean for Admissions

    Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Associate Chief of Emergency Services, Carilion Clinic, Roanoke Memorial Hospital

  • Hope Reynolds, MALS

    Hope Reynolds, MALS

    Senior Director of Enrollment Management and Registrar

  • Mariah J. Rudd

    Mariah J. Rudd

    Education and Faculty Development Manager

  • Karen Eley Sanders, MS, EdD

    Karen Eley Sanders, MS, EdD

    Chief Diversity Officer

    Senior Instructor, Interprofessionalism, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Virginia Tech

  • Tarin A. Schmidt-Dalton, MD

    Tarin A. Schmidt-Dalton, MD

    Associate Dean for Clinical Science, Years 1 and 2

    Associate Professor, Family and Community Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Assistant Director, Family Practice Education, Carilion Health System

    Assistant Director, Carilion Family Practice Residency Program

    Assistant Professor, Family Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine

  • Adelaida Stambol

    Adelaida Stambol

    Academic Affairs Manager

  • Monica Stanley, MA

    Monica Stanley, MA

    Admissions Specialist

  • Jamie Stein

    Jamie Stein

    Accreditation Manager

  • Angelica Stovall, MBA, QMHP

    Angelica Stovall, MBA, QMHP

    Director of Student Affairs

  • Elaine Sullivan

    Elaine Sullivan

    Finance Director

  • Joalenn Tabor

    Joalenn Tabor

    Faculty Affairs Manager

    Outreach Coordinator for Interprofessionalism

  • Allison Tegge, Ph.D.

    Allison Tegge, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor, Basic Science Education, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Research Assistant Professor and Statistician, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

    Assistant Professor of Research, Virginia Tech

  • Nick Torre

    Nick Torre

    Faculty Affairs/Digital Measures Coordinator

  • David B. Trinkle, MD

    David B. Trinkle, MD

    Associate Dean for Community and Culture

    Medical Director for Interprofessionalism Domain, Virginina Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Associate Professor, Jefferson College of Health Sciences

    Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry, Carilion New River Valley Medical Center

    Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, University of Virginia

    Geriatric Psychiatrist, Carilion Center for Healthy Aging

    Psychiatrist, Carilion Health System

  • Mary Stuart Van Metre

    Mary Stuart Van Metre

    Clinical Skills Assessment and Education Trainer

  • Richard C. Vari, PhD

    Richard C. Vari, PhD

    Senior Dean for Academic Affairs, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Professor, Basic Science Education, Virgina Tech Carilion School of Medicine

  • Jennifer E. Vaughn, MD, MSPH

    Jennifer E. Vaughn, MD, MSPH

    Assistant Director of Research Education, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Medical Oncologist, Blue Ridge Cancer Care

  • Pam Verbeck

    Pam Verbeck

    Executive Assistant to the Dean

  • Elizabeth Watson

    Elizabeth Watson

    Department Secretary

  • Shari A. Whicker, EdD, MEd

    Shari A. Whicker, EdD, MEd

    Director, Office of Continuing Professional Development

    Assistant Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Interprofessionalism

    Director, TEACH (Teaching Excellence Academy for Collaborative Healthcare)

  • Dustin Womack

    Dustin Womack

    Director of Educational Technology