Faculty and Clinical Affairs

Executive Committee

Elected term is one year.



Term ends June 30

Valerie Weber, M.D., M.S.



Ngozi Anachebe, M.D.

Vice Dean for Educational Affairs 

Eric Bennett, Ph.D.

Interim Chair, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Chair, Department of Neuroscience, Cell Biology & Physiology


James Brown, M.D.

Emergency Medicine


David Dhanraj, M.D.

Obstetrics & Gynecology


John Duby, M.D.



John Folk, M.D.

Associate Dean for Medical Education 

Julie Gentile, M.D. Psychiatry  

Thomas Hardy, D.O.

Chief of Staff, VAMC


R. Michael Johnson, M.D.

Orthopaedic & Plastic Surgery


Marietta Orlowski, Ph.D.

Population and Public Health Sciences


Kimberly Paul, M.H.A.

Chief Administrative Officer


Glen Solomon, M.D.

Internal Medicine; Neurology


Robert Smith, M.D.

Kettering Medical Center


Daniel Swagerty, M.D. Geriatrics  
 Amber Todd, Ph.D Medical Education 2023
Jeffrey Travers, M.D., Ph.D. Pharmacology & Toxicology  

Julian Trevino, M.D.



Randy Woods, M.D.



Zenar Yohannes, M.D.


Teresa Zryd, M.D. Associate Dean  
Angela Clements (non-voting member) Advancement  
Drew Dieckman (recorder, non-voting member) Assistant to the Dean  

Joanna Anderson (non-voting member)

Reference and Instruction Librarian


  1. Committee Purpose

    The Executive Committee shall:
    1. Act in an advisory capacity to the dean of medicine.
    2. Review and approve recommendations of the standing committees, including all policies and policy changes.
    3. Act on all matters not specifically delegated to other committees.
    4. Recommend an interim policy until such time when the appropriate standing committee shall recommend a permanent policy.
    5. Recommend special meetings of the faculty as deemed advisable.
  2. 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 at-large elected members of the faculty. The Dean of Medicine shall be chair of the Executive Committee. 
  3. Committee Meeting Schedule

    The committee will meet regularly, at least nine times yearly.

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

Reports to the faculty

Monthly Minutes

Last edited on 01/25/2023.