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2021-2022 UMMC Promotions and Tenure

Published on Tuesday, July 5, 2022

More than 80 current Medical Center faculty will begin the new academic year with a promotion in rank, newly granted tenure, or both. Faculty are listed alphabetically, by school, in rank order of professor with tenure, associate professor with tenure, professor, and associate professor. 

SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY 

Sreenivas Koka

Sreenivas Koka 

Professor of Care Planning and Restorative Sciences with Tenure

Alicia Rose Hathorn

Alicia Hathorn Rose 

Associate Professor of Advanced General Dentistry with Tenure

Scott Williamson

Scott Williamson 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Biomedical Materials Science with Tenure

Curtis Caskey 

Curtis Caskey 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Periodontics

SCHOOL OF HEALTH RELATED PROFESSIONS 

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Seena Edgerton 

Promotion to Professor of Radiologic Sciences

Brian Rutledge

Brian Rutledge 

Promotion to Professor of Health Administration

Amber Arnold 

Amber Arnold 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Health Administration 

Ottis Lee Brown 

Ottis Brown 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Radiologic Sciences 

Kristy Cole

Kristy Cole 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy 

Robin Thompson 

Robin Thompson 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Health Sciences 

 

 

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE  

 Kristen Alston 

Kristen Alston 

Associate Professor of Family Medicine with Tenure 

Fan Fan

Fan Fan 

Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology with Tenure

Candace Howard

Candace Howard-Claudio 

Associate Professor of Radiology with Tenure

Chad Washington

Chad Washington 

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery with Tenure 

Licy Yanes Cardozo

Licy Yanes-Cardoza 

Associate Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology with Tenure

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Bradley Walters 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences with Tenure

Mark Barraza

Mark Barraza 

Promotion to Professor of Surgery

Mary J. Burton

Mary Burton 

Promotion to Professor of Medicine

Pierre DeDelva

Pierre E. De Delva 

Promotion to Professor of Surgery

Erin Dehon

Erin Dehon 

Promotion to Professor of Emergency Medicine

Portrait of Dr. Kevin Freeman

Kevin B. Freeman 

Promotion to Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Michael Hall

Michael Hall 

Promotion to Professor of Medicine

Carrie Henderson

Carrie Morgan Henderson 

Promotion to Professor of Pediatrics

Zeb Henson

Zeb K. Henson 

Promotion to Professor of Medicine

Portrait of Jennifer Hong

Jennifer Hong 

Promotion to Professor of Pediatrics

Michelle Horn

Michelle M. Horn 

Promotion to Professor of Medicine

Jeremy Jackson

Jeremy D. Jackson 

Promotion to Professor of Dermatology

Brian Kirmse

Brian M. Kirmse 

Promotion to Professor of Pediatrics

Khristinn Leitch

Khristinn Kellie Leitch 

Promotion to Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitative Services

Andrea Lewis

Andrea F. Lewis 

Promotion to Promotion to Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 

Kyle Lewis

Kyle T. Lewis 

Promotion to Professor of Ophthalmology

Craig Long

Robert Craig Long 

Promotion to Professor of Medicine

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Chawla Latoya Mason 

Promotion to Professor of Anesthesiology

Gerald Mckinney

Gerald Mckinney 

Promotion to Professor of Surgery

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Todd A. Nichols 

Promotion to Professor of Radiology

James Larry Parker

James Larry Parker 

Promotion to Professor of Neurology

Eddie Perkins

Eddie Perkins 

Promotion to Professor of Neurosurgery

Veena Shenoy

Veena Shenoy 

Promotion to Professor of Pathology

Angela Subauste

Angela Raquel Subauste 

Promotion to Professor of Medicine

Calvin Thigpen

Samuel Calvin Thigpen 

Promotion to Professor of Medicine

Laura Vick

Laura Richards Vick 

Promotion to Professor of Surgery

Andrew Wilhelm

Andrew M. Wilhelm 

Promotion to Professor of Medicine

Portrait of Amanda Witt 

Amanda L. Witt 

Promotion to Professor of Neurology

Youssef Al-Hmada

Youssef Al Hmada 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Pathology

Sandeep Arya

Sandeep Arya 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Kelley Bishop

Kelley M. Bishop 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Family Medicine

Garth S. Campbell 

Garth S. Campbell 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Radiology

Portrait of Jared Davis

Jared Michael Davis 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Surgery

Justin Davis

Justin R. Davis 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Savannah Duckworth

Savannah Duckworth 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Medicine

Shreyas Gangadhara

Shreyas Gangadhara 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Neurology

Padma Garg

Padma Parvesh Garg 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Ashley Grillis

Lauren Ashley Grillis 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

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Jonah Casey Gunalda 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

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Laura Hendon 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Pediatrics

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Nicholas Elwin Hoda 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Ian Hoppe

Ian Craig Hoppe 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Surgery

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Pegah Hosseini-Carroll 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Medicine

Sarika Jain

Sarika Prakash Jain 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Pathology

Portrait of Dr. Joshua Brett Jeter

Joshua Brett Jeter 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Medicine

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Tobe Samuel Momah 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Family Medicine

Rebecca Suzanne Moore

Rebecca Suzanne Moore 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Pediatrics

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Michael Wyatt Morris 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Surgery

Bhagyashri Navalkele

Bhagyashri Devidas Navalkele 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Medicine

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Kathryn M. Nutter 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Radiology

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Frank Abrokwah Osei 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Amit Pandit

Amit A. Pandit 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

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James Daryl Pollard 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Medicine

Stella Kaye Powell

Stella Kaye Powell 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Radiology

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Hess Robertson 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Anesthesiology

Michal Senitko

Michal Senitko 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Medicine

Susan Shamburger

Susan E. Shamburger 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Radiology

Frank Spradley

Frank T. Spradley 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Surgery 

Anza Stanley

Anza M. Stanley 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Pediatrics 

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Kim C. Tarver 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Medicine

J. Paula Warrington

Junie Paula Warrington

Promotion to Associate Professor of Neurology 

Portrait of Dr. Lyssa Weatherly

Lyssa Alaina Weatherly 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Medicine

Kelly Wilkinson

Kelly Jeanes Wilkinson 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Medicine

Patrick Wright

Patrick Wright 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitative Services

Kathleen Yee

Kathleen Tracy Yee 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences

SCHOOL OF NURSING 

Kimberly Douglas

Kimberly Douglas 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Nursing

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Katie Hall 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Nursing

Eva Tatum

Eva Tatum 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Nursing

 SCHOOL OF POPULATION HEALTH  

 

Abigail Gamble

Abigail Gamble 

Promotion to Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine with Tenure