Faculty/Staff Directory

Dean's Office

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

Dean

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

Barbara Atkinson, MD

Special Advisor for Community Relations and Accreditation

 

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

Vice Dean

Michael Gardner, MD, MPH, MMM

Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs

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Mail Code: 3070

Neil Haycocks, MD, PhD

Vice Dean for Academic Affairs and Education

Neil Haycocks
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-0323
Fax: 702-895-0074

Senior Associate Dean

Joann Strobbe, MEd

Senior Associate Dean, Finance & Administration, Chief Financial Officer

Joann Strobbe
Phone: 702-895-0276

Associate Dean

Laura Culley, MD, MPH

Associate Dean for 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, MD, FAAP

Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Mario Gaspar de Alba
Mail Code: 7407
Phone: 702-895-1528
Fax: 702-895-0074

Mark Guadagnoli, PhD

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

Mark Guadagnoli
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-4624
Fax: 702-895-0074

Robert Hernandez, Jr., MD

Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Admissions

Robert Hernandez
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-2662

Kate Martin, MD, MPH, MBA

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

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

Assistant Dean

Ron Bates, MBA

Assistant Dean for Finance

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

Johan C. Bester, MBChB, PhD, MPhil

Interim Assistant Dean for Biomedical Science Education

Johan C. Bester
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1557

Nora M. Doyle, MD, MPH, MSc

Assistant Dean of Ultrasound Education and Professor of Maternal Fetal Medicine

Nora Doyle
Phone: 702-671-5025

Sara Hunt, PhD

Assistant Dean for Behavioral Health Sciences
Sara Hunt
Office: 1701 Charleston Tower - Suite 290
Phone: 702-671-2355

Gary Shen, MD, FACS

Assistant Dean for Clinical Education

Gary Shen
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1484

Corrin C. Sullivan, PhD

Assistant Dean for Curriculum
Corrin C. Sullivan
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1409
Fax: 702-895-0074

Faculty

Johan C. Bester, MBChB, PhD, MPhil

Assistant Professor, Family Medicine; Director of Bioethics

Johan C. Bester
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1557

Laura Culley, MD, MPH

Associate Dean for Community Engagement

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

Mario Gaspar De Alba, MD, FAAP

Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Mario Gaspar de Alba
Mail Code: 7407
Phone: 702-895-1528
Fax: 702-895-0074

Mark Guadagnoli, PhD

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

Mark Guadagnoli
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-4624
Fax: 702-895-0074

Neil Haycocks, MD, PhD

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

Neil Haycocks
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-0323
Fax: 702-895-0074

Rosalie Kalili, MD

Assistant Director of Case Based Learning

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-0419

Dale Netski, PhD

Director of Medical Student Research

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1502

Gary Shen, MD, FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery and Assistant Dean for Clinical Education

Gary Shen
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1484

Edward Simanton, PhD

Director of Educational Outcomes and Assessment

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

Anne Weisman, PhD

Director of Wellness & Integrative Medicine

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

Benita D. Wolff, MEd

Director of Diversity and Inclusion

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

Academic Faculty Staff

Adeste Sipin, MA

Coordinator of Academic Support Services

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

Peter Kim, PhD

Registrar

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

Administrative Faculty

Roberto Aguayo, Jr., MEd

Diversity Coordinator

Roberto Aguayo
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

Jessica Alfaro, MHR

Administrative Coordinator, Curriculum Operations

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-0240

Elaine Aromin, MBA

Manager of Contracts

Elaine Aromin
Office: SOM-01 314
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, MBA

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, Equity, and Inclusion

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1521

Ann Diggins, MA

Director of Student Affairs and Career Services

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

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

Dulcie Gunner, PsyD

Director of Human Resources

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Office: 1701 Charleston Tower - Suite 110
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-331-4171
Fax: 702-202-0021

Paul Harasim, MS

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

Yvette Murray

Manager of Human Resources

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Office: 1701 Charleston Tower - Suite 110
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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Office: 1701 Charleston Tower - Suite 110
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, MBA

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
Office: 1701 Charleston Tower - Suite 110
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

Cindy Stella, MS

Director of Admissions and Student Financial Services

Cindy Stella
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1555
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

Jennifer Young
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1435