Steering Committee Members

Susie Gerik, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Family Medicine
Director, Division of Children's Special Services
Director, synergy – Interprofessional Education

School of Medicine

Pamela G. Watson, R.N., Sc.D.
Dean and Professor, School of Nursing
Rebecca Sealy Distinguished Centennial Chair
Vice President for Education

John C. McKee, PhD
Associate Vice President
Office of Institutional Effectiveness
Assistant Professor, Preventive Medicine and Community Health

School of Medicine

Trish Richard, RN, PhD                                 
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs
and Education

School of Nursing

Kathleen Yanni, MA
Institutional Effectiveness Analyst
Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Linda L. Rath, PhD, RNC, NNP-BC  
Associate Professor
Interim, BSN Program Director

School of Nursing

Lodie Massey, MA, PA-C
Assistant Professor & Director of Clinical Curricula
Department of Physician Assistant Studies
School of Health Professions

Mary E. O'Keefe, RN, PhD, JD                    
Associate Professor
School of Nursing

Vince Loffredo, Ed.D. 
Associate Vice President for Student Services

Laura Rudkin, PhD                                        
Vice Chair for Education
Graduate Program Director
Preventive Medicine & Community Health

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Karla Zengerle-Levy, PhD, RN
Clinical Educator II
Educational Resource Center
School of Nursing

John C. Luk, MD, FAAP                                
Assistant Dean for Regional Medical Education
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Hospitalist, Children’s Hospital of Austin
Director, Austin Pediatrics Clerkship

School of Medicine

Alexandra B. Nolen, PhD, MPH
Director of Health Policy and Planning, Center to Eliminate Health Disparities
Associate Director of the PAHO/WHO Center for Training in International Health
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine Associate Faculty, Institute for the Medical Humanities
School of Medicine

Dr. Kathryn Fiandt, DNS, FAANP
Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Clinical Affairs
The Finke Distinguished Chair of Nursing Arts

Center for Nursing Practice Development
School of Nursing

Ann W. Frye, PhD  
Director, Office of Educational Development
Assistant Dean for Educational Development
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine

School of Medicine

Marvin S. Cohen, MD
Associate Professor
Vice Chairman for Clinical Affairs
Director of Pediatric Anesthesiology

Department of Anesthesiology
School of Medicine

John D. Bauer, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Plastic Surgery
School of Medicine

Steve Lieberman, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine
Vice Dean for Academic Affairs

School of Medicine

Loretta Grumbles, MD 
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
School of Medicine

Henry J. Cavazos, JD
Associate Professor Humanities and Basic Sciences
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

School of Health Professions

George Watts SOM — Student

Justin Morgan SON — Student

Alina Bennett GSBS
— Student

Mary Miller GSBS — Student

Laura Mata SHP — Student

Cassie Ringhoffer SHP — Student