Faculty and Staff Directory

Meet Our Renowned Medical Leaders

NSU MD has recruited national experts to create our innovative medical school program from the ground up, transforming promising students into physician leaders. In addition to each faculty member’s considerable career accomplishments, each is strongly committed to creating a supportive, collaborative learning culture: grounded in student-first focus, responsiveness, transparency and camaraderie. 

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 Johannes W. Vieweg, M.D., FACS

Surgery

Johannes W. Vieweg, M.D., FACS

Dean and Chief Academic Officer

 Irving Rosenbaum, D.P.A., Ed.D.

Medical Education

Irving Rosenbaum, D.P.A., Ed.D.

Executive Associate Dean for Administration

 H. Thomas Temple, M.D.

Surgery

H. Thomas Temple, M.D.

Executive Associate Dean for Research/ Professor, Surgery

 Paula Wales, Ed.D.

Medical Education

Paula Wales, Ed.D.

Executive Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs/Professor, Medical Education

 Lindsey Henson, M.D., Ph.D.

Medical Education

Lindsey Henson, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Faculty Development

 Susan Collingwood, J.D.

Susan Collingwood, J.D.

Assistant Dean for Educational Standards and Quality

 Farzanna Sherene Haffizulla, M.D., FACP, FAMWA

Medical Education

Farzanna Sherene Haffizulla, M.D., FACP, FAMWA

Assistant Dean for Community and Global Health/ Professor, Medicine

 Jennie Lou, M.D., M.Sc.

Medical Education

Jennie Lou, M.D., M.Sc.

Assistant Dean, Medical Education and Innovation/ Professor, Medical Education

 Donald D. Pritchett, Jr., M.S., J.D.

Donald D. Pritchett, Jr., M.S., J.D.

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Admissions

 Vincent Cimmino, M.D., FACS

Vincent Cimmino, M.D., FACS

Chair, Admissions Committee / Professor of Surgery

 Richard Jove, Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Richard Jove, Ph.D.

Chair and Professor, Biomedical Sciences

 Shannon Brown

Shannon Brown

Senior Director of Development

 Stefanie Carter, Ed.D.

Medical Education

Stefanie Carter, Ed.D.

Director, Professional Affairs and Faculty Development/Assistant Professor , Medical Education

 Alyssa K. Eason, M.S.

Alyssa K. Eason, M.S.

Director of Licensing and Credentialing

 Jeremy Katzman, M.B.A., APR

Jeremy Katzman, M.B.A., APR

Director of Public Relations and Marketing Communications

 Christine Kircher

Christine Kircher

Director of Finance

 Sandra L. Moses, M.S.Ed.

Sandra L. Moses, M.S.Ed.

Director of Student Affairs

 Ellen Wilkinson, B.A.

Ellen Wilkinson, B.A.

Director of Accreditation

 Ahmead Ahmadi, D.M.D.

Ahmead Ahmadi, D.M.D.

Assistant Professor, Anatomy

 Harold Alvarez, M.D.

Pathology

Harold Alvarez, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology

 Juan Dario Arenas, M.D.

Surgery

Juan Dario Arenas, M.D.

Clinical Professor of Surgery

 Michael Bacigalupi, O.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Michael Bacigalupi, O.D.

Assistant Professor, Optometry

 Jennifer Barker, M.D.

Pathology

Jennifer Barker, M.D.

Assistant Professor

 Vladimir Beljanski, Ph.D.

Clinical Medicine

Vladimir Beljanski, Ph.D.

Clinical Research Assistant Professor

 Abby Berens, M.D.

Medical Education

Abby Berens, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

 Raphael Bloch, M.D.

Clinical Medicine

Raphael Bloch, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine

 Ronald Block, Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Ronald Block, Ph.D.

Professor, Biomedical Sciences

 William Boyer, D.H.Sc, M.S., CHSE

Medical Education

William Boyer, D.H.Sc, M.S., CHSE

Affiliate Dean and Clinical Assistant Professor, Medical Education

 Abby J. Brodie, D.M.D.

Medical Education

Abby J. Brodie, D.M.D.

Affiliate Associate Professor, Dental Medicine

 Wayne Cai, M.D., Ph.D.

Wayne Cai, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology

 Grady Campbell, Ph.D.

Medical Education

Grady Campbell, Ph.D.

Professor of Medical Education

 Kathy Cerminara, J.D.

Medical Education

Kathy Cerminara, J.D.

Affiliate Professor, Law

 Cecilia Corbascio, Ph.D.

Surgery

Cecilia Corbascio, Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery

 Kelley Davis, Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Kelley Davis, Ph.D.

Professor, Microbiology

 Gaetan Delcroix, Ph.D.

Gaetan Delcroix, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

 Michael DeLucca, MHM

Medical Education

Michael DeLucca, MHM

Volunteer Professor, Medical Education

 Michelle Demory Beckler, Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Michelle Demory Beckler, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Microbiology

 Morton Diamond, M.D.

Morton Diamond, M.D.

Professor

 Lori Dribin, Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Lori Dribin, Ph.D.

Professor, Anatomy

 Dmitriy Minond, Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Dmitriy Minond, Ph.D.

Affiliate Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences

 Adil Duru, Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Adil Duru, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Clinical Research

 Stephen Ely, M.D., Ph.D., FACS

Medical Education

Stephen Ely, M.D., Ph.D., FACS

Associate Professor

 Naaz Fatteh, M.D., M.P.H.

Naaz Fatteh, M.D., M.P.H.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

 Harvey Feldman, M.D.

Medical Education

Harvey Feldman, M.D.

Affiliate Professor, Health Care Sciences

 Richard Gammon, M.D.

Pathology

Richard Gammon, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology

 Timothy Ganey, Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Timothy Ganey, Ph.D.

Visiting Research Professor

 Marilyn Gordon, Ed.D.

Medical Education

Marilyn Gordon, Ed.D.

Affiliate Assistant Professor

 Paul Greenman, DPM

Paul Greenman, DPM

Associate Professor

 Karl-Henrik Grinnemo, M.D., Ph.D.

Karl-Henrik Grinnemo, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine

 Edye Groseclose, Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Edye Groseclose, Ph.D.

Professor, Biochemistry

 Robert Hecht, M.D.

Clinical Medicine

Robert Hecht, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical Medicine

 Outi Hovatta, Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Outi Hovatta, Ph.D.

Clinical Professor, Biomedical Sciences

 Tjasa Hranjec, M.D., MS-CR

Surgery

Tjasa Hranjec, M.D., MS-CR

Clinical Professor of Surgery

 Broderick Jones, M.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Broderick Jones, M.D.

Professor, Pathology

 Regine Kanzki, M.P.H.

Biomedical Sciences

Regine Kanzki, M.P.H.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences

 Howard Kaplan, M.D.

Surgery

Howard Kaplan, M.D.

Clinical Professor, Surgery

 Jean Latimer, Ph.D.

Medical Education

Jean Latimer, Ph.D.

Affiliate Associate Professor, Pharmacy

 Harold Laubach, Ph.D.

Harold Laubach, Ph.D.

Professor

 Katarina LeBlanc, Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Katarina LeBlanc, Ph.D.

Clinical Professor, Biomedical Sciences

 Leonard Levy, DPM, MPH

Medical Education

Leonard Levy, DPM, MPH

Clinical Professor, Medical Education

 Hans-Gustaf Ljunggren, M.D., Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Hans-Gustaf Ljunggren, M.D., Ph.D.

Affiliate Dean / Clinical Professor, Medicine

 Andreas Lundqvist, Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Andreas Lundqvist, Ph.D.

Clinical Associate Professor

 Anastasia Mashukova, Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Anastasia Mashukova, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Physiology

 Alan Schiller, M.D.

Alan Schiller, M.D.

Founding Chair/Clinical Professor of Pathology

 Alexandra Perez, PharmD

Biomedical Sciences

Alexandra Perez, PharmD

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Pharmacy

 Almos Trif, M.D., Ph.D., J.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Almos Trif, M.D., Ph.D., J.D.

Professor, Pathology

 Andrew Mariassy, Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Andrew Mariassy, Ph.D.

Professor, Anatomy

 Bindu Mayi, Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Bindu Mayi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Microbiology

 Annabel Vila, M.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Annabel Vila, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Pathology

 Antonio Wong, M.D.

Clinical Medicine

Antonio Wong, M.D.

Clinical Assisant Professor, Clinical Medicine

 John Lonergan, M.D.

John Lonergan, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

 Nicholas Lutfi, DPM

Biomedical Sciences

Nicholas Lutfi, DPM

Professor, Anatomy

 Theodore Malinin, Ph.D.

Surgery

Theodore Malinin, Ph.D.

Professor, Surgery

 Murugesan Manoharan, M.D.

Surgery

Murugesan Manoharan, M.D.

Clinical Professor, Surgery

 Harvey Mayrovitz, Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Harvey Mayrovitz, Ph.D.

Professor, Physiology

 Mark McKenney, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.S.

Surgery

Mark McKenney, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.S.

Founding Chair Department of Surgery/Professor of Surgery

 Debra McNally, M.S.

Biomedical Sciences

Debra McNally, M.S.

Instructor, Anatomy

 Ian McNiece, Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Ian McNiece, Ph.D.

Clinical Professor, Biomedical Sciences

 Mark Moran, M.D., FRCS(C)

Mark Moran, M.D., FRCS(C)

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

 Vladimir Mouraviev, M.D., Ph.D.

Surgery

Vladimir Mouraviev, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Professor, Surgery

 Fatemeh Mousavi, M.D.

Fatemeh Mousavi, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology

 Fernando Moya, M.D., Ph.D.

Fernando Moya, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

 Edwin Murdock, M.D., M.P.H.

Biomedical Sciences

Edwin Murdock, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor, Pathology

 Shannon Murray, Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Shannon Murray, Ph.D.

Clinical Research Assistant Professor

 Thomas Panavelil, Ph.D., M.S., M.B.A.

Biomedical Sciences

Thomas Panavelil, Ph.D., M.S., M.B.A.

Professor, Pharmacology

 Michael Parker, Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Michael Parker, Ph.D.

Professor, Pharmacology

 Charles Powell, Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Charles Powell, Ph.D.

Professor, Pharmacology

 Paul Preste, M.D.

Medical Education

Paul Preste, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine

 Cheryl Purvis, Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Cheryl Purvis, Ph.D.

Professor, Anatomy

 Rita Romaguera, M.D.

Rita Romaguera, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology

 Patricia Rose, RPh, M.S., Ph.D.

Medical Education

Patricia Rose, RPh, M.S., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Pharmacology

 Cynthia Ruppel, Ph.D.

Medical Education

Cynthia Ruppel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

 Liliya Ryshchak, M.D.

Liliya Ryshchak, M.D.

Assistant Professor

 Jose Santoro, M.D.

Clinical Medicine

Jose Santoro, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine

 Eric Schiffman, M.D.

Eric Schiffman, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

 Wayne Schreier, Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Wayne Schreier, Ph.D.

Professor, Physiology

 Gary Schwartz, M.D.

Gary Schwartz, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

 Michael Shen, M.D.

Medical Education

Michael Shen, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

 John Shook, M.D.

Medical Education

John Shook, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine

 Edward Silverman, M.D.

Edward Silverman, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

 Sanford Silverman, M.D.

Surgery

Sanford Silverman, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical Medicine

 Tiffany Sizemore, D.O.

Medical Education

Tiffany Sizemore, D.O.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine

 Steven Steinlauf, M.D.

Steven Steinlauf, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor, Surgery

 Elizabeth Swann, Ph.D., A.T.C.,L.A.T.

Elizabeth Swann, Ph.D., A.T.C.,L.A.T.

Professor

 Paula Thaqi, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Medicine

Paula Thaqi, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine

 Jose Torrent, M.D.

Jose Torrent, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology

 Marilyn Uzdavines, J.D.

Marilyn Uzdavines, J.D.

Affiliate Faculty

 K.V. Venkatachalam, Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

K.V. Venkatachalam, Ph.D.

Professor, biochemistry

 Stephen Vernon, M.D.

Stephen Vernon, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology

 Jermaine Chin, B.S.

Jermaine Chin, B.S.

Educational Technologist

 Dana Wallace, M.D.

Clinical Medicine

Dana Wallace, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical Medicine

 Wendy Weston, Ph.D., C.T.B.S.

Biomedical Sciences

Wendy Weston, Ph.D., C.T.B.S.

Assistant Professor

 Rick Yip, Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Rick Yip, Ph.D.

Professor, Anatomy

 Yuliya Yurova, Ph.D.

Medical Education

Yuliya Yurova, Ph.D.

Affiliate Associate Professor, Medical Education

 Yuri Zagvazdin, Ph.D.

Yuri Zagvazdin, Ph.D.

Professor, Physiology

 Michelle Zhao, Ph.D.

Michelle Zhao, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

 Christine Nelson, B.S.

Christine Nelson, B.S.

Curriculum Content Specialist

 Kristen Sooklal, B.Sc.

Kristen Sooklal, B.Sc.

Administrative Coordinator II

 Yaremis Carpio

Yaremis Carpio

Administrative Coordinator II

 Kyle Bauckman, Ph.D.

Kyle Bauckman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medical Education

 Trumane Ropos, D.O.

Medical Education

Trumane Ropos, D.O.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine

 Barry J. Silverman, M.D.

Surgery

Barry J. Silverman, M.D.

Clinical Professor of Surgery

 Jason Goldman, M.D., P.A.

Medical Education

Jason Goldman, M.D., P.A.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

 Youxue Wang, M.D., Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Youxue Wang, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences

 Iouri Boiko, M.D., Ph.D.

Iouri Boiko, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology 

 Marlene Wolf, M.D., FAAFP

Clinical Medicine

Marlene Wolf, M.D., FAAFP

Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

 Jack Zeltzer, M.D.

Surgery

Jack Zeltzer, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

 Kaye Robertson, M.L.S.

Medical Education

Kaye Robertson, M.L.S.

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Library Resources

 Julia Sarpy, Ph.D.

Medical Education

Julia Sarpy, Ph.D.

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Medical Education

 Emma Lew, M.D.

Pathology

Emma Lew, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology

 Wendolyn Sneed, M.D.

Wendolyn Sneed, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology

 Peter Shulman, M.D., M.B.A., FAAP

Clinical Medicine

Peter Shulman, M.D., M.B.A., FAAP

Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine

 Barry Pevner, M.D.

Barry Pevner, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

 Terrill Tops, M.D., FCAP, FASCP

Pathology

Terrill Tops, M.D., FCAP, FASCP

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology

 Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, MD, FACP, FAMWA

Medical Education

Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, MD, FACP, FAMWA

Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine

 Seza Gulec, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Biomedical Sciences

Seza Gulec, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Clinical Professor of Surgery

 Brad S. Chayet , M.D.

Brad S. Chayet , M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery

 Yolanda Payne-Jameau, M.D.

Medical Education

Yolanda Payne-Jameau, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medical Education

 Jamie Reid

Jamie Reid

Administrative Coordinator III

 Lauren Fine, M.D.

Medical Education

Lauren Fine, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Medical Education

 Evren Alici, M.D., Ph.D.

Surgery

Evren Alici, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor

 Katayoon Behshid, M.D.

Pathology

Katayoon Behshid, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Pathology

 Mitchell Cohen, M.D.

Clinical Medicine

Mitchell Cohen, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine

 Alex Constantinescu, M.D.

Clinical Medicine

Alex Constantinescu, M.D.

Clinical Professor, Clinical Medicine

 Gary Cravens, M.D., M.S.

Medical Education

Gary Cravens, M.D., M.S.

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Medical Education

 Ryan Durfee, M.D.

Surgery

Ryan Durfee, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery

 Gina Foster, M.D.

Medical Education

Gina Foster, M.D.

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Osteopathic Medicine

 Gabriel Gavrilescu, M.D., FACP

Clinical Medicine

Gabriel Gavrilescu, M.D., FACP

Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine

 Anthony Hall, M.D.

Surgery

Anthony Hall, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

 Steven Kaltman, D.M.D., M.D.

Surgery

Steven Kaltman, D.M.D., M.D.

Affiliate Professor, Dental

 Michelle Kirwan, M.D.

Clinical Medicine

Michelle Kirwan, M.D.

Clinical Professor, Clinical Medicine

 Gary Kunsman, Ph.D., F-ABFT

Pathology

Gary Kunsman, Ph.D., F-ABFT

Clinical Assistant Professor, Pathology

 Charles Powell, M.D., FACS, FASCRS

Surgery

Charles Powell, M.D., FACS, FASCRS

Clinical Associate Professor, Surgery

 Craig Mallak, M.D., J.D.

Pathology

Craig Mallak, M.D., J.D.

Clinical Associate Professor, Pathology

 Barbara Martin, M.D.

Clinical Medicine

Barbara Martin, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

 Shawn McClure, D.M.D., M.D.

Surgery

Shawn McClure, D.M.D., M.D.

Affiliate Associate Professor, Dental Medicine

 Barry Nierenberg, Ph.D.

Medical Education

Barry Nierenberg, Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

 Ahmed Osman, M.D., FHRS, FACC, FASE, FESC

Clinical Medicine

Ahmed Osman, M.D., FHRS, FACC, FASE, FESC

Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine

 Harvey Mayrovitz, M.D.

Medical Education

Harvey Mayrovitz, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine

 Lee Pravder, M.D.

Clinical Medicine

Lee Pravder, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine

 Mutasem Rawas-Qalaji, Pharm, Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences

Mutasem Rawas-Qalaji, Pharm, Ph.D.

Affiliate Associate Professor, Pharmacy

 Barry Schwartz, M.D.

Surgery

Barry Schwartz, M.D.

Clinical Professor of Surgery

 Bernard Shuster, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Surgery

Bernard Shuster, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery

 Randel Silbiger, M.D., FAAFP

Clinical Medicine

Randel Silbiger, M.D., FAAFP

Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical Medicine

 Steven Steinlauf, M.D.

Clinical Medicine

Steven Steinlauf, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor, Surgery

 Vladimir Vasudevan, Ph.D.

Clinical Medicine

Vladimir Vasudevan, Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine

 Yelena Vidgop, M.D.

Clinical Medicine

Yelena Vidgop, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine

 Eric Weiss, M.D.

Surgery

Eric Weiss, M.D.

Clinical Professor, Surgery

 Maria E. Padilla, M.D., M.S., M.Ed.L.

Medical Education

Maria E. Padilla, M.D., M.S., M.Ed.L.

Associate Professor of Medical Education

 Elizabeth Gray, M.D.

Medical Education

Elizabeth Gray, M.D.

Director of Clinical Skills and Simulation / Assistant Professor of Medical Education

 Nikette Neal, M.D.

Medical Education

Nikette Neal, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medical Education

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