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Faculty Development Council The University of Texas Medical Branch

In order to encourage collaboration between our faculty development groups, we are pleased to announce the establishment of a new Faculty Development Council. The Council will be comprised of representatives from various UTMB faculty development organizations who will regularly meet to:

  • Share and diseminate information regarding the activities, missions and goals of each group and identify common areas of interest
  • Generate ideas about activities to enhance faculty development and discuss overall implementation at UTMB
  • Identify and monitor the current success of faculty development activities as well as the gaps or obstacles that limit progress
  • Coordinate faculty development activities and discuss methods for sharing resources and information


Members of the Faculty Development Council

  • Office for Faculty Affairs, Lisa Cain, PhD
  • Office for Faculty Affairs, Anish Bhardwaj, MD, MBA
  • Faculty Senate, Janet Enderle, PhD, MLS (ASCP)
  • Community of Developing Educators/School of Health Professions, Vicki Freeman, PhD, MLS (ASCP) SC, FACB
  • Scholars in Healing Program, Cara Geary, MD, PhD
  • Office of Continuing Education, Brenda Johnson, MEd, CCMEP
  • Academy of Master Teachers, S. Lynn Knox, MD
  • Scholars in Education, Oma Morey, PhD
  • School of Nursing, Carolyn Phillips, PhD, RN
  • Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Joan Nichols, PhD
  • Academy of Master Clinicians, Linda Phillips, MD
  • The UTMB Health Physician Leadership Academy, To Be Announced
  • Academy of Research Mentors, Nisha Garg, PhD
  • Professionalism Committee, Rebecca Saavedra, EdD
  • Interprofessional Education, Carol Wiggs, PhD, RN, CNM, AHN-BC
  • Office of Development, Majka B. Woods, PhD
  • Office of Human Resources, Ian Barrett, EdD, MBA, SPHR, CCP, CBP