Faculty Spotlight

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


Kiki Nissen, M.D.

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

Fall 2021 Series

Christopher Steele, M.D.

Christopher L. Steele, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., assistant professor of medicine, UME/GME liaison, was nominated for Faculty Spotlight by Ellen O. Nestler, M.D., associate professor of medicine, associate dean for clinical medical education, and Christine Thatcher, Ed.D., associate professor of family medicine, associate dean for medical education and assessment. Dr. Steele was nominated for his expertise in health systems science throughout the medical school curriculum and for his mentorship of medical students.

Neha Jain, MBBS

Neha Jain, M.D., assistant professor of psychiatry, was nominated by David C. Steffens, M.D., professor and chair, Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Jain was nominated for implementing a process to provide psychiatric telehealth during the pandemic. She also provided individual and group trainings for faculty, trainees, and staff in the outpatient clinics.

Wendy Mok, Ph.D.

Wendy Mok, Ph.D., assistant professor of molecular biology and biophysics, was nominated for Faculty Spotlight by the Chair of Molecular Biology and Biophysics, Wolfgang Peti. Mok was awarded an NIH New Innovator Award which is given to exceptionally creative researchers with the boldest ideas and approaches for NIH supported fields.