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The Office of Graduate Education is available to assist students, faculty and other staff members with any matters related to our graduate education and research training programs. We are located in room M134 of the Medical Sciences Building.
Director, Associate Dean for Graduate Education
Thomas Rowe, Ph.D.
Recruitment & Admissions, First-Year Students, Student Records, Web Management
First-Year Students, Course Management, Fiscal Management, Web/Social Media Management
Kenneth Wynn, M.S.
Event and award management, Grade and Degree Management, Alumni and Student Services
College of Medicine Administration
Dean, college of medicine
Colleen Koch, MD, MS, MBA
Senior Associate Dean for Research Affairs
Azra Bihorac, MD, MS, FCCM, FASN
Senior Associate Dean for Educational Affairs
Joseph Fantone, MD
Council of Academic chairs
The Council of Academic Chairs consists of the College of Medicine basic science department chairpersons and the chair of the Oral Biology Department of the College of Dentistry, and is chaired by the Associate Dean for Graduate Education. This council advises the associate dean in overall policy decisions for the Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences, including policies that relate to education quality such as changes in the curriculum and enrollment of faculty from other Colleges into the Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences. The council meets as required
Jennifer Bizon, PhD
Department Chair, Neuroscience
David Bloom, PhD
Department Chair, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Matthew Gentry, PhD
Department Chair, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Jennifer Hunt, MD
Department Chair, Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine
Jeffrey Martens, PhD
Department Chair, Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Shannon Wallett, PhD
Department Chair, Oral Biology
Charles Wood, PhD
Department Chair, Physiology and Functional Genomics
Interim Department Chair, Anatomy and Cell Biology
BMS Coordinators committee
The BMS Coordinator Committee is made up of the Coordinators of the Advanced Programs, and chaired by the Associate Dean for Graduate Education. The BMS Coordinator Committee meets on a monthly basis (usually the fourth Thursday) to deliberate matters pertaining to BMS graduate program such as curriculum, rules and regulations, and finances.
bms Graduate studies committee
The Graduate Studies Committee is a panel of faculty that acts as the judicial board for students in the Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences. This panel reviews student progress in courses, research, and professionalism and applies the regulations of the program and university to individual student cases. This panel also determines the status of students who wish to enter the program with advanced standing. This committee reports directly to the Associate Dean for Graduate Education.
|Darius Ramkhalawan, MS||Student GSO representative|
|Olga Guryanova, PhD||Pharmacology and Therapeutics|
|Ed Scott, PhD (committee chair)||Molecular Genetics and Microbiology|
|Dietmar Siemann, PhD||Radiation Oncology|
|Glenn Walter, PhD||Physiology and Functional Genomics|
|Marguerite Hatch, PhD||Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine|
|Tom Rowe, PhD (de facto member)||Office of Graduate Education|