Faculty/Staff Directory

Dean's Office

Dr. Marc J. Kahn, MD, MBA, MACP, FRCP

Dean

Dean Marc Kahn
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1296

Barbara Atkinson, M.D.

Special Advisor for Community Relations and Accreditation

 

Barbara Atkinson
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-0343
Fax: 702-895-0074

Vice Dean

Michael Gardner, M.D., M.P.H., M.M.M.

Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs

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Mail Code: 3070

Neil Haycocks, M.D., Ph.D.

Vice Dean for Academic Affairs and Education

Mail Code: 7407
Phone: 702-895-0323
Fax: 702-895-0074

Senior Associate Dean

Samuel Parrish, M.D.

Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Admissions

Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-0324
Fax: 702-895-0074

Joann Strobbe, M.Ed.

Senior Associate Dean, Finance & Administration, Chief Financial Officer

Joann Strobbe
Phone: 702-895-0276

Associate Dean

Laura Culley, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Dean of Community Engagement

Laura Culley
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-0325
Fax: 702-895-0074

John Fildes, MD, FACS, FCCM, FPCS (Hon)

Associate Dean for External Affairs
Professor and Inaugural Chair of Surgery

John Fildes, MD, FACS, FCCM, FPCS (Hon)

Mario Gaspar De Alba, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Associate Dean for Diversity & Inclusion

Mail Code: 7407
Phone: 702-895-1528
Fax: 702-895-0074

Mark Guadagnoli, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

Mail Code: 7407
Phone: 702-895-4624
Fax: 702-895-0074

Kate Martin, M.D., MPH, MBA

Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education & Designated Institutional Official (DIO)

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Mail Code: MS 7220
Phone: 702-895-2627
Fax: 702-895-1767

Assistant Dean

Ron Bates, MBA

Assistant Dean of Finance

Ron Bates
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1573

Nora M. Doyle, M.D., M.P.H., M.Sc.

Assistant Dean of Ultrasound Education and Professor of Maternal Fetal Medicine

Nora Doyle
Phone: 702-671-5025

Sara Hunt, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean

Sara Hunt
Office: 1701 Charleston Tower - Suite 290
Phone: 702-671-2355

Gary Shen, M.D., FACS

Assistant Dean of Clinical Education

Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1484

Corrin C. Sullivan, Ph.D

Assistant Dean of Curriculum

Corrin C. Sullivan
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1409
Fax: 702-895-0074

Faculty

Johan C. Bester, MB.Ch.B., Ph.D., M.Phil.

Assistant Professor, Family Medicine; Director of Bioethics

Johan C. Bester

Parvesh Kumar, M.D.

Professor and Principal Investigator, Mountain West CTR-IN

Office: MSM-HRC 115
Mail Code: 4009
Phone: 702-895-1079
Fax: 702-895-5048

Samuel Parrish, M.D.

Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Admissions

Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-0324
Fax: 702-895-0074

Laura Culley, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Dean of Community Engagement

Laura Culley
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-0325
Fax: 702-895-0074

Stephen Dahlem, M.D.

Director of Case-Based Learning
Assistant Professor in Residence of Pediatrics

Mail Code: 7407
Phone: 702-895-0340
Fax: 702-895-0074

Neil Haycocks, M.D., Ph.D.

Director of Biomedical Science Integration
Associate Professor in Residence of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Mail Code: 7407
Phone: 702-895-0323
Fax: 702-895-0074

Anne Weisman, Ph.D.

Director of Wellness & Integrative Medicine

Anne Weisman
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1315

Gary Shen, M.D., FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery; Assistant Dean, Clinical Education

Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1484

Mario Gaspar De Alba, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Associate Dean for Diversity & Inclusion, Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Mail Code: 7407
Phone: 702-895-1528
Fax: 702-895-0074

Benita D. Wolff, M.Ed.

Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Benita D. Wolff
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1273
Fax: 702-895-0074

Mark Guadagnoli, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Director of Learning & Performance
Professor of Neuroscience and Neurology

Mail Code: 7407
Phone: 702-895-4624
Fax: 702-895-0074

Edward Simanton, Ph.D.

Director of Educational Outcomes and Assessment

Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1268
Fax: 702-895-0074

Ann Diggins, M.A.

Director of Student Affairs and Career Services

Ann Diggins
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-4573
Fax: 702-895-0074

Cindy Stella, M.S.

Director of Admissions and Student Financial Services

Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1555
Fax: 702-895-0074

Academic Faculty Staff

Rosalie Kalili, MD

Assistant Director of Case Based Learning

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-0419

Dale Netski, Ph.D.

Director of Medical Student Research

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1502

Adeste Sipin, M.A.

Coordinator of Academic Support Services

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1325
Fax: 702-895-0074

Peter Kim, Ph.D.

Registrar

Peter Kim
Office: SSC-C 109
Phone: 702-895-5147

Administrative Faculty

Roberto Aguayo, Jr., MEd

Diversity Coordinator

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-0234

Zareen Akbal

Assistant to the Vice Dean & Administrative Coordinator for Academic Affairs and Education

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-0533

Elaine Aromin, M.B.A.

Manager of Contracts

Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1629

​Kristian Artis

IT Technician 4

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-774-8630

Cyndi Backstrom

Manager of IT Support Services
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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-0435

Keiasha K. Carlton, BA

Administrative Program Coordinator

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702.895-1296

Annette Carter, MSNPA, CNP

Senior Director of Development

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Phone: 702-895-0211

Kim Case-Nichols, M.B.A.

Executive Director of Space & Facilities Management

Kim Case-Nichols
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-0331

Jessica De Jesus

Administrative Coordinator, Education Team

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-4354

Elizabeth De La Torre

Administrative Coordinator, Community Engagement & Diversity and Inclusion

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1521

Chris Ekroos

Technology Coordinator - Curriculum and Instruction

Chris Ekroos
Mail Code: 7407
Phone: 702-895-0287

Leeza Fazel

IT Tech IV

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1679

Bridget Grey, MEd

Administrative Coordinator, Visiting Students

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-0416

G. Mackey Grimball, M.H.A., F.A.C.H.E.

Director of Facilities and Operations
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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1604

Dulcie Gunner, PsyD

Director of Human Resources

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-331-4171
Fax: 702-202-0021

Paul Harasim, M.S.

Editorial Associate Director

Paul Harasim, M.S.
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1566

Chenala Herath

Accounting Technician II

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-2532

Alyssa Hill

Administrative Coordinator for Admissions and Onboarding

Alyssa Hill
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-0399

Cam M Johnson

Director of IT Operations

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-0760

Paul Joncich

Media Relations Manager

Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1696

Samuel Kardasz, MSIT

IT Training Coordinator

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-3524

Lori Lizakowski

Clinical Education Coordinator (Electives)

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-0421

Genevieve Lujan

Administrative Assistant

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-4450

Jessica Maquindang, MHR

Administrative Coordinator, Curriculum Operations

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-0240

Chantel McDonald

Administrative Assistant III

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-0443

Yvette Murray

Manager of Human Resources

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-331-0346

Peter Navarro, JD

Chief Compliance Office and Title IX Deputy Coordinator

Peter Navarro
Office: SOM-01 315
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1634

Osra M O'Neal

Associate Director, Business Administration

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-0333

Theresa Quinn

Manager of Human Resources

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-331-2597

Rita Riley

Administrative Coordinator for Academic Support Services and Wellness

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Office: SLC-B 273
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-774-2327

Wonda Riner, M.B.A.

Executive Director of Information Technology and Interim Director of Marketing and Communication

Wonda Riner
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-4212
Fax: 702-895-0074

Shirley Robinson

Administrative Assistant

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1674

Damon Samrao, MD

Director of Biomedical Science Education

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-0348

Cristina Scoble

Administrative Assistant

Cristina Scoble
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-331-0346

Ericka Shipley

Clinical Education Coordinator (Clerkships)

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-0338

Angelina Sioco

Manager, Office for Community Faculty

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1517

Mark Smedinghoff

Technology Coordinator

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1455

Kristin Steffen, MSM, MPH, CPH

Senior Director, Office of Faculty Affairs

Kristin Steffen
Mail Code: 7407
Phone: 702-895-0154
Fax: 702-895-0074

Tanya Webb

Project Manager
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Office: SOM-17 100
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-527-6183

Shannon Widdowes

Administrative Coordinator for Outreach and Admissions

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1406

Velanie Williams

Senior Administrative Coordinator, Student Affairs and Career Services

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-4727
Fax: 702-895-0074

Jennifer Young, MPA

Director of Community Engagement

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1435