Faculty and Clinical Affairs

Executive Committee

Elected term is one year.



Term ends June 30

Margaret Dunn, M.D., M.B.A., chair



Colonel Tim Ballard

Associate Dean


Linda Barney, M.D.

Faculty - Elected


Tim Broderick, M.D.

Associate Dean


James Brown, M.D.

Emergency Medicine


John Duby, M.D.



James Ebert, M.D.

Community Health


Igor Elman, M.D.



Molly Hall, M.D.

Associate Dean


Thomas Hardy, D.O.

Chief of Staff, VAMC


Madhavi Kadakia, Ph.D.

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


Paul Koles, M.D.



Richard Laughlin , M.D.

Orthopedic Surgery


Larry Lawhorne, M.D.



Gary LeRoy, M.D.

Associate Dean


Alan Marco, M.D., M.M.M.

Associate Dean


Mary McCarthy, M.D.



Dieter Nevels, M.B.A.

Executive Director/Chief Financial Officer


Albert Painter, Psy.D.

Associate Dean


Dean Parmelee, M.D.

Associate Dean


Glen Solomon, M.D.

Internal Medicine; Neurology


Jeffrey Travers, M.D., Ph.D.

Pharmacology & Toxicology


Julian Trevino, M.D.



Christopher Wyatt, Ph.D.

Neuroscience, Cell Biology, and Physiology


Jerome Yaklic, M.D.

Obstetrics & Gynecology


Therese Zink, M.D.

Family Medicine


Teresa Zryd, M.D.

Faculty - Elected


Betty Kangas (non-voting member)

Assistant to the Dean


Bette Sydelko, M.S.L.S. (non-voting member)

Health Sciences Library


Cindy Young (non-voting member)

Advancement; Marketing and Communications


Updated 18Nov2015 (sho)

A. Committee Purpose

The Executive Committee shall:

  • Act in an advisory capacity to the dean of medicine.
  • Review and approve recommendations of the standing committees.
  • Act on all matters not specifically delegated to other committees.
  • Recommend an interim policy until such time when the appropriate standing committee shall recommend a permanent policy.
  • Recommend special meetings of the faculty as deemed advisable.

B. Committee Membership

The Executive Committee is composed of the dean of medicine, those assistant and associate deans designated by the dean of medicine, each departmental chair, and two elected members of the faculty. The dean of medicine shall be chair of the Executive Committee.

C. Committee Meeting Schedule

The committee will meet regularly, at least quarterly.

Source: Bylaws of the Faculty of Medicine, Article V, Section 2.

Reports to the faculty

Monthly Minutes

Last edited on 11/18/2015.