The Health Sciences Faculty Council is the self-governing body of the Health Sciences Faculty. The primary tasks of the Health Sciences Faculty are to engage in research to fulfill the responsibility of the University to develop, transmit, and apply new knowledge in the health sciences; as well as to advise the Vice Chancellor Health Sciences concerning various matters, including the resources necessary to perform these missions. The Health Sciences Faculty Council will also:
Authorize and supervise all courses and curricula for health science courses.
Set the conditions for admission, testing, and promoting of medical and pharmacy students as well as for awarding of degrees.
Select, train, and certify students in Health Sciences Graduate Education Programs.
For additional information on any of these topics, or to learn about the specific workings of the Health Sciences Faculty Council, please read our Bylaws.
HEALTH SCIENCES FACULTY COUNCIL ROSTER
William Wachsman, Chair, Department of Medicine
Sonia Ramamoorthy, Vice-Chair/Chair Elect, Department of Surgery
David Bazzo, Member-at-Large, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health
Ellen Beck, Member-at-Large, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health
Michele Brown, Member-at-Large, Department of Radiology
Sherry Huang, Member-at-Large, Department of Pediatrics, Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education
Gita Mehta, Member-at-Large, Department of Medicine
Renate Pilz, Member-at-Large, Department of Medicine
Bob Carter, Past Chair, Department of Surgery
Gigi Blanchard, Chair, Faculty Rights and Welfare Committee, Department of Medicine
Dustin Lillie, Chair, Nominating Committee, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health
Douglas Conrad, Chair, SOM Committee on Academic Personnel, Department of Medicine
Cate Yashar, Chair, Committee on Educational Policy, Department of Radiation Medicine/Applied Science
Giovanna Casola, Chair, HS Committee on Planning and Budget, Department of Medicine
Tracy Handel, Division Head, Pharmaceutical Sciences, SSPPS
Jan Hirsch, Division Head, Clinical Pharmacy, SSPPS
David Brenner, Ex-Officio Member, Vice Chancellor Health Sciences/Dean School of Medicine
Thomas Moore, Ex-Officio Member, Chair, Board of Governors
Kathleen Kim, Ex-Officio Member, Acting Chief of Staff, Veteran’s Affairs
James Mckerrow, Ex-Officio Member, Dean, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Herb Kimmons, Ex-Officio Member, Dean, Children’s Services
Andrew Ries, Ex-Officio Member, Associate Vice Chancellor, HS Academic Affairs
Maria Savoia, Ex-Officio Member, Dean, Medical Education
Jack Dixon, Ex-Officio Member, Associate Vice Chancellor, Scientific Affairs
David Kimber, Chief of Staff, Health Sciences Business and Fiscal Affairs
Catherine Dooley, Administrative Analyst/Support