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. 

Search for all NSU MD faculty, administrators and staff below:

Department of Surgery
Johannes W. Vieweg, M.D., FACS
Dean and Chief Academic Officer
Department of Medicine
Robert H. Getzenberg, Ph.D.
Executive Associate Dean for Research / Professor, Medicine
Department of Medical Education
Irving Rosenbaum, D.P.A., Ed.D.
Executive Associate Dean for Administration
Department of Medical Education
Paula S. Wales, Ed.D.
Executive Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs / Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Lindsey Henson, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Faculty Development
Department of Medical Education
Susan Collingwood, J.D.
Assistant Dean for Educational Standards and Quality / Assistant Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medicine
Farzanna Sherene Haffizulla, M.D., FACP, FAMWA
Assistant Dean for Community and Global Health/ Assistant Professor, Medicine
Department of Medicine
Jennie Lou, M.D., M.Sc.
Assistant Dean, Medical Education and Innovation / Professor, Medicine
Department of Medical Education
Donald D. Pritchett, Jr., M.S., J.D.
Assistant Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs
Department of Surgery
Vincent Cimmino, M.D., FACS
Chair, Admissions Committee / Professor, Surgery
Department of Medicine
Hamid Feiz, M.D.
Chair and Clinical Professor, Medicine
Department of Population Health
Julie Anne Jacko, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor, Population Health
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Richard Jove, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Department of Surgery
Mark G. McKenney, M.D., M.B.A., FACS
Chair and Clinical Professor, Surgery
Department of Pathology, Department of Clinical Medicine
Alan Lewis Schiller, M.D.
Chair and Clinical Professor, Pathology / Interim Chair, Clinical Medicine
Shannon Brown, CFRE
Senior Director of Development
Department of Medical Education
Stefanie Carter, Ed.D.
Director of Professional Affairs and Faculty Development / Assistant Professor, Medical Education
Alyssa K. Eason, M.S.
Director of Student Licensing and Credentialing
Jeremy Katzman, M.B.A., APR
Director of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Christine Kircher
Director of Finance
Sandra L. Moses, M.S.Ed.
Director of Student Affairs
Christine Nelson, M.S.B.I.
Director of Curricular Affairs
Caryl Ann Tolchinsky, Ed.D.
Director of Student Success and Learning Excellence
Ellen Wilkinson, B.A.
Director of Accreditation
Kristen Sooklal, M.S.
Executive Assistant
Department of Medical Education
Ahmad Ahmadi, D.M.D.
Assistant Professor, Medical Education
Department of Pathology
Harold Alvarez, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pathology
Department of Surgery
Juan Dario Arenas, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Surgery
Department of Pathology
Jennifer Barker, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pathology
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Vladimir Beljanski, Ph.D.
Clinical Research Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Department of Clinical Medicine
Abram Berens, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine
Department of Clinical Medicine
Raphael S. Bloch, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine
Department of Medical Education
Ronald E. Block, Ph.D.
Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Abby J. Brodie, D.M.D.
Affiliate Associate Professor, Medical Education
Department of Pathology
Wayne Y. Cai, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pathology
Department of Medical Education
W. Grady Campbell, Ph.D.
Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Kathy L. Cerminara, J.D., LL.M., J.S.D.
Affiliate Professor, Medical Education
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Cecilia Österholm Corbascio, Ph.D.
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Department of Medical Education
Kelley Davis, Ph.D.
Professor, Medical Education
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Gaetan J.-R. Delcroix, Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Department of Medical Education
Michael DeLucca, M.H.M.
Volunteer Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Michelle Demory Beckler, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Morton Diamond, M.D.
Affiliate Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Lori Beth Dribin, Ph.D.
Professor, Medical Education
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Dmitriy Minond, Ph.D.
Affiliate Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Adil Duru, Ph.D.
Clinical Research Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Department of Medical Education
Stephen Ely, M.D., Ph.D., FACS
Associate Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medicine
Naaz Fatteh, M.D., M.P.H.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine
Department of Medicine
Harvey Feldman, M.D.
Affiliate Professor, Medicine
Department of Pathology
Richard R. Gammon, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor, Pathology
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Timothy M. Ganey, Ph.D.
Visiting Research Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Department of Medical Education
Paul Greenman, D.P.M.
Associate Professor, Medical Education
Department of Surgery
Karl-Henrik Grinnemo, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Associate Professor, Surgery
Department of Medical Education
Edye Groseclose, Ph.D.
Professor, Medical Education
Department of Clinical Medicine
Robert M. Hecht, M.D., FACOG
Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical Medicine
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Outi Hovatta, Ph.D.
Clinical Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Department of Surgery
Tjasa Hranjec, M.D., MS-CR
Clinical Professor, Surgery
Department of Medical Education
Broderick Jones, M.D.
Professor, Medical Education
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Regine Kanzki, M.P.H.
Volunteer Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Department of Surgery
Howard M. Kaplan, M.D., D.D.S., M.S.
Clinical Professor, Surgery
Department of Medical Education
Jean J. Latimer, Ph.D.
Affiliate Associate Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Harold Laubach, Ph.D.
Professor, Medical Education
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Katarina Le Blanc, Ph.D.
Clinical Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Department of Medical Education
Leonard Levy, D.P.M., M.P.H.
Affiliate Professor, Medical Education
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Hans-Gustaf Ljunggren, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Andreas Lundqvist, Ph.D.
Affiliate Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Department of Medical Education
Anastasia Mashukova, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Alexandra Perez, Pharm.D.. M.S.
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Almos Trif, M.D., Ph.D., J.D.
Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Andrew Mariassy, Ph.D.
Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Bindu Mayi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Annabel Vila, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Medical Education
Department of Clinical Medicine
Antonio H. Wong, M.D., FAAFP
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine
Department of Clinical Medicine
John J. Lonergan, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine
Department of Medical Education
Nicholas Lutfi, D.P.M., M.S.
Professor, Medical Education
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Theodore I. Malinin, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Department of Surgery
Murugesan Manoharan, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Surgery
Department of Medical Education
Harvey N. Mayrovitz, Ph.D.
Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Debra McNally, M.S.
Instructor, Medical Education
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Ian Keith McNiece, Ph.D.
Clinical Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Department of Surgery
Mark Edward Moran, M.D., FRCS
Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery
Department of Surgery
Vladimir Mouraviev, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery
Department of Pathology
Fatemeh Rhana Mousavi, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pathology
Department of Surgery
Fernando A. Moya, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery
Department of Medical Education
Edwin Murdock, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Thomas Panavelil, Ph.D., M.S., M.B.A.
Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Michael Parker, Ph.D.
Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Charles Powell, Ph.D.
Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medicine
Paul G. Preste, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine
Department of Medical Education
Cheryl Purvis, Ph.D.
Professor, Medical Education
Department of Pathology
Rita L. Romaguera, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pathology
Department of Medical Education
Patricia Rose, Ph.D., M.S., R.Ph.
Associate Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Cynthia Ruppel, Ph.D.
Affiliate Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Liliya Ryshchak, M.D.
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Medical Education
Department of Surgery
Jose Esteban Santoro, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery
Department of Surgery
Eric D. Schiffman, M.D., M.B.A.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery
Department of Medical Education
Wayne Schreier, Ph.D.
Professor, Medical Education
Department of Surgery
Gary B. Schwartz, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery
Department of Medicine
Michael Shen, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine
Department of Surgery
Edward James Silverman, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery
Department of Surgery
Sanford M. Silverman, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Surgery
Department of Medicine
Tiffany B. Sizemore, D.O.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine
Department of Surgery
Steven D. Steinlauf, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor, Surgery
Department of Medical Education
Elizabeth Swann, Ph.D., ATC, LAT
Affiliate Professor, Medical Education
Department of Clinical Medicine
Paula Thaqi, M.D., M.P.H.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine
Department of Pathology
Jose R. Torrent, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pathology
Department of Medical Education
Marilyn Uzdavines, J.D.
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Kallidaikurichi V. Venkatachalam, Ph.D.
Professor, Medical Education
Department of Pathology
Stephen E. Vernon, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor, Pathology
Department of Clinical Medicine
Dana V. Wallace, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical Medicine
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Wendy W. Weston, Ph.D., CTBS
Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Department of Medical Education
Rick Yip, Ph.D.
Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Yuliya Yurova, Ph.D.
Affiliate Associate Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Yuri Zagvazdin, Ph.D.
Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Michelle Zhao, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Medical Education
Yaremis Carpio
Administrative Coordinator II, Student Affairs
Department of Medical Education
Kyle Bauckman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medicine
Trumane J. Ropos, D.O.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine
Department of Surgery
Barry J. Silverman, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Surgery
Department of Medicine
Jason Goldman, M.D., P.A.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Youxue Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Department of Pathology
Iouri G. Boiko, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pathology 
Department of Clinical Medicine
Marlene R. Wolf, M.D., FAAFP
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine
Department of Surgery
Jack Zeltzer, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery
Department of Medical Education
Julia Sarpy, Ph.D.
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Medical Education
Department of Pathology
Emma Oy Hir Lew, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor, Pathology
Department of Pathology
Wendolyn Sneed, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pathology
Department of Clinical Medicine
Peter J. Shulman, M.D., M.B.A., FAAP
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine
Department of Medicine
Barry C. Pevner, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine
Department of Pathology
Terrill Leon Tops, M.D., FCAP, FASCP
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pathology
Department of Medicine
Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, M.D., FACP, FAMWA
Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine
Department of Surgery
Seza Gulec, M.D., FACS
Clinical Professor, Surgery
Department of Surgery
Brad S. Chayet , M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery
Department of Medical Education
Yolanda Payne-Jameau, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Medical Education
Jamie Reid
Administrative Coordinator III, Admissions
Department of Medical Education
Lauren Fine, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Medical Education
Department of Surgery
Evren Alici, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Professor, Surgery
Department of Pathology
Katayoon Behshid, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pathology
Department of Medicine
Mitchell Bradley Cohen, M.D., FACC
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine
Department of Clinical Medicine
Alex R. Constantinescu, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Clinical Medicine
Department of Surgery
Ryan Anthony Durfee, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery
Department of Medicine
Gabriel Gavrilescu, M.D., FACP
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine
Department of Surgery
Anthony James Hall, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor, Surgery
Department of Surgery
Steven Kaltman, D.M.D., M.D.
Affiliate Professor, Surgery
Department of Clinical Medicine
Michelle Kirwan, M.D., FAAP
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine
Department of Pathology
Gary Wayne Kunsman, Ph.D., F-ABFT
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pathology
Department of Surgery
Charles P. Lago Sr., M.D., FACS, FASCRS
Clinical Associate Professor, Surgery
Department of Pathology
Craig Thomas Mallak, M.D., J.D.
Clinical Associate Professor, Pathology
Department of Medicine
Barbara Martin, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine
Department of Surgery
Shawn A. McClure, D.M.D., M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor, Surgery
Department of Medical Education
Barry Nierenberg, Ph.D., ABPP
Affiliate Associate Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medicine
Ahmed F. Osman, M.D., FHRS, FACC, FASE, FESC
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine
Department of Clinical Medicine
Lee B. Pravder, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Mutasem Rawas-Qalaji, B.Pharm (Hon.), Ph.D.
Affiliate Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Department of Surgery
Barry M. Schwartz, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery
Department of Surgery
Bernard Alan Shuster, M.D., FACS
Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery
Department of Clinical Medicine
Randel H. Silbiger, M.D., FAAFP
Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical Medicine
Department of Clinical Medicine
Herman J. Stubbe, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine
Department of Clinical Medicine
Vladimir Vasudevan, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine
Department of Clinical Medicine
Yelena Vidgop, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine
Department of Surgery
Eric G. Weiss, M.D., FACS, FASCRS, FACG
Clinical Professor, Surgery
Department of Medical Education
Maria E. Padilla, M.D., M.Sc., M.Ed.L.
Associate Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Elizabeth Gray, M.D.
Director of Clinical Skills and Simulation / Assistant Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Nikette A. Neal, M.D., FAAP
Assistant Professor, Medical Education
Department of Surgery
Jason E. Portnof, D.M.D., M.D., FACS, FICD
Clinical Associate Professor, Surgery
Department of Medical Education
Sharon Sholiton, M.D.
Learning Community Mentor
Department of Medical Education
Andon Placzek, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Medical Education
Claudette Chin-Loy, Ph.D.
Institutional Researcher
Department of Population Health
François Sainfort, Ph.D.
Affiliate Professor, Population Health
Department of Medical Education
Amanda Chase, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Daniel Griffin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Medical Education
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Deborah Mash, Ph.D.
Research Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Department of Medical Education
Suzanne Templer, D.O.
Learning Community Mentor
Department of Surgery
Charles A. Messa III, M.D., FACS
Clinical Professor, Surgery
Department of Surgery
Christopher Chen, M.D., FACRO
Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery
Department of Medicine
Matthew J. Soff, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine
Department of Medicine
Norman Henry Pevsner, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine
Department of Pathology
Thomas P. Lohmann, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Pathology
Amber Taylor, M.H.Sc., RVT
Administrator Coordinator II, Curricular Affairs
Maria Ortega, M.P.A.
Pre-Clinical Curriculum Manager
Rachel Snell, B.A. (Hons)
Administrative Coordinator III, Academic and Student Affairs
Jennifer Vaden-Rose
Administrative Coordinator II, Faculty Affairs
Department of Medical Education
Arkene S. Levy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Joshua Costin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Chasity O'Malley, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
R. Daniel Bonfil, Ph.D.
Professor, Medical Education
Department of Surgery
H. Thomas Temple, M.D.
Professor, Orthopedics
Roberto Weir
Administrative Coordinator II, Research