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Senior Faculty Leadership

The National Center of Leadership in Academic Medicine (NCLAM) Leadership Council is a comprised of senior faculty members with significant experience in research and administration and have broad knowledge of various divisions, departments, and Schools within Health Sciences. They facilitate understanding the importance of this program to the growth of junior faculty by communicating the progress of NCLAM back to Health Sciences. In addition, two specific tasks include (1) selection of the junior faculty participants for each class and (2) mentorship matching of the junior faculty with senior mentors.


NCLAM Program Directors

  • JoAnn Trejo, PhD, MBA - Assistant Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences Faculty Affairs; Professor of Pharmacology; NCLAM Co-Director
  • Karen Van Hoesen, MD - Associate Dean for Health Sciences Faculty Affairs; Professor of Emergency Medicine; NCLAM Co-Director
  • Vivian Reznik, MD, MPH - Faculty Director; Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health; NCLAM Founder and Co-Director
  • Deborah Wingard, PhD - Faculty Director; Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health; NCLAM Founder and Co-Director

Leadership Council

Name, Degree​Department and Titles
Kim E. Barrett, PhD​Medicine
Ruth Covell, MDClinical Professor​
Colin Depp, PhD​Psychiatry; NCLAM Alumni; Emeritus of Family Medicine and Public Health
Ronald Ellis, MD, PhD​Neurosciences
Gary Firestein, MD​Director, Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI); Dean and Associate Vice Chancellor, Translational Medicine; Professor of Medicine
Pamela Mellon, PhD​Vice-Chair for Research, Professor of OGRS and Neuroscience; Director of the Center for Reproductive Science and Medicine
Victor Nizet, MD​Pediatrics and Pharmacy​
Jackie Parthemore, MD​Professor Emeritus of Medicine
Sharon Reed, MD​Director of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory; Professor of Pathology
Andrew Ries, MD, MPHAssociate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; Professor of Medicine and Family Medicine and Public Health
Robert Ross, MDAssistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; Professor of Medicine​
Maria Savoia, MD​Dean for Medical Education; Professor of Medicine
Doris Trauner, MDNeurosciences and Pediatrics​


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