Academic Leadership

Richard Hart, MD, DrPH — President

Ronald Carter, PhD — Provost

Karl Haffner, MD — VP for Student Experience


Elizabeth Bossert, PhD, RN — Dean, School of Nursing

Beverly Buckles, DSW — Dean, School of Behavioral Health

Robert Handysides, DDS — Dean, School of Dentistry

Michael Hogue, PharmD — Dean, School of Pharmacy

Craig Jackson, JD, MSW — Dean, School of Allied Health Professions

Helen Hopp Marshak, PhD — Dean, School of Public Health

Leo Ranzolin, Jr., ThD — Interim Dean, School of Religion

Tammi Thomas, MD — Dean, School of Medicine


Rachelle Bussell, MA, CFRE — Senior Vice President for Advancement

Daniel Giang, MD  — Vice President for Graduate Medical Education

David P. Harris, PhD — Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Rodney Neal — Senior Vice President for Financial Affairs

Michael Samardzija, PhD, JD — Vice President for Research Affairs


Healthcare Leadership