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The Health Sciences Faculty Mentor Training Program (FMTP) was developed by OFA in 2017 and continues to evolve as we identify best practices for faculty mentorship. The three-year pilot program is supported by the Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences, the Chancellor's Office, and the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

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Department/Division Mentor Directors (DMDs)

Mentor Facilitators

​Mentor Facilitators

Ulrich Schmidt, MD, PhD, MBA
Kimberly Robbins, MD
​​Robert El-Kareh, MD

​​Biomedical Informatics
Kevin Corbett, PhD
​Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Stephen Hayden, MD
​Emergency Medicine
Sarah Merrill, MD
​Family Medicine
​Sonia Jain, PhD

​Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health

  • General Internal Medicine
  • General Internal Medicine
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health
​John Ravits, MD
Judith Varner, PhD


  • Academic General Pediatrics
Greg Appelbaum, PhD
Mariana Cherner, PhD
Victoria (Vickie) Risbrough, PhD
Xianjin Zhou, PhD
Christina Gremel, PhD

Senior Faculty Mentors

Junior Faculty Mentors/Mentees

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