Faculty Spotlight

Each faculty we spotlight has been selected from recent nominations we received from our department chairs, center directors, and educational leadership.

Introduction

Kiki Nissen, M.D.

Senior Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs
Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education

Fall 2019 Series


Carolyn Greene, Ph.D.

Carolyn Greene, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychiatry, was nominated for Faculty Spotlight by Chair of Psychiatry, David Steffens, M.D., for a major grant award from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to study family trauma and how best to treat it.

David I. Gregorio, Ph.D.

David I. Gregorio, Ph.D., professor of public health sciences, was nominated for Faculty Spotlight by Assistant Dean of the Graduate School, Barbara Kream, Ph.D., for being instrumental in expanding public health education to undergraduates through the successful FastTrack (4 + 1) program.

Mark L. Metersky, M.D.

Mark L. Metersky, M.D., professor of medicine, was nominated for Faculty Spotlight by Chair of Medicine, Cheryl Oncken, M.D., for being a co-author of the American Thoracic Society/Infectious Diseases Society of America Community-acquired Pneumonia Guidelines. The guidelines have prompted changes in how patients are diagnosed and treated and led to fewer complications from antibiotic overuse.

Phillip P. Smith, M.D.

Phillip P. Smith, M.D., associate professor of surgery, was nominated for Faculty Spotlight by Chair of Surgery David McFadden, M.D., for a major grant award he received for research into bladder function and physiology associated with aging.