Our Administration

Meet the Department of Medicine administrative and leadership team:

Department chair and vice chairs

  • Dr. David Jacoby, Chair
  • Dr. Morgan Hakki, Vice Chair - Clinical Programs
  • Dr. Sima Desai, Vice Chair - Education
  • Dr. Ken Scalapino, Vice Chair - VA Affairs
  • Dr. David Lewinsohn, Vice Chair - Research
  • Dr. Andrea Cedfeldt, Vice Chair - Faculty Development
  • Dr. Jeff Gold, Vice Chair - Quality and Safety
  • Brent Carreau, Vice Chair - Administration 

Directors

  • Dr. Sima Desai, Internal Medicine Residency Program Director
  • Dr. Kerry Rhyne, Clerkship Director - Core Clinical Experiences
  • Dr. Rebecca Harrison, Clerkship Director - Elective Clinical Experiences
  • Dr. Angela Alday, Inpatient Quality Improvement Director
  • Dr. Pavan Chopra, Outpatient Quality Improvement Director

Research

  • Amber Roberts, Manager - Research Development
  • Kimberlee Padgett, Grants and Contracts Coordinator

Finance

  • Carly Edeline, Finance Administrator
  • Gionna Broussard, Revenue Cycle Manager

Administration

  • Dezmoree Johnson, Office Manager
  • Marti Mendenhall, Quality Project Coordinator
  • Mary Liefeld, Clinical Services Manager (Timeshare, Rheumatology and Diabetes)
  • Olga Fedotova, Administrative Assistant

Division faculty and staff may be viewed on the individual division pages.

Education

Education administration faculty and staff may be viewed on the Internal Medicine Residency page or the individual  Fellowship program pages.

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