Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University
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Administration Contacts
  Dean Joseph I. Shapiro, MD (304) 691-1700
shapiroj@marshall.edu
  Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs Joseph Werthammer, MD (304) 691-1300
werthammer@marshall.edu
  Senior Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Education Richard M. Niles, PhD (304) 696-7322
niles@marshall.edu
  Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education Paulette Wehner, MD (304) 691-8534
wehner@marshall.edu
  Senior Associate Dean for Medical Student Education Aaron M. McGuffin, MD (304) 691-1790
mcguffi3@marshall.edu
  Associate Dean for Student Affairs Marie C. Veitia, PhD (304) 691-1730
veitia@marshall.edu
  Associate Dean for Outreach
& Development
John B. Walden, MD (304) 691-1199
walden@marshall.edu
  Associate Dean for External Affairs Karen Bledsoe, MS (304) 691-1700
kbledsoe@marshall.edu
  Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
and Professional Development
Darshana Shah, PhD (304) 696-7352
shah@marshall.edu
  Associate Dean for Admissions and Director of the Center for Rural Health Jennifer Plymale, MA (304) 691-1182
plymale@marshall.edu
  Associate Dean for Medical Student Education Brian Dzwonek, EdD (304) 691-8828
dzwonek@marshall.edu
  Assistant  Dean for Academic Affairs Tracy LeGrow, PhD (304) 691-1572
legrow1@marshall.edu
  Assistant Dean for Admissions &
Student Affairs
Cindy Warren, MA (304) 691-1738
(800) 544-8514
warren@marshall.edu
  Assistant Dean for Information Technology
& Medical Informatics
Michael J. McCarthy, MA (304) 691-1750
mccarthy@marshall.edu
  Assistant Dean for Continuing Medical Education David N. Bailey, MBA (304) 691-1770
baileyd@marshall.edu
  Director of Development & Alumni Affairs Linda Holmes, MA (304) 691-1711
holmes@marshall.edu
  Director of Public Affairs Leah Payne, MAJ (304) 691-1713
edwardl@marshall.edu
  Director of Health Science Library Edward Dzierzak, MLS (304) 691-1750
dzierzak@marshall.edu
  Director of Medical Education Paul Ferguson, MD (304) 691-1762
paul.ferguson@marshall.edu
  Assistant Director of Medical Education Amy Smith, BSN (304) 691-8684
amy.smith@marshall.edu
  Assistant Director, Student Financial Services Prudence Barker, BS, MA (304) 691-8739
barkerp@marshall.edu
  Assistant Director, Academic & Career Development Joan Catherine Viksjo, M.Ed (304) 691-8725
viksjo@marshall.edu
  Director of Animal Resources Billy W. Howard, DVM (304) 696-7374
howardb@marshall.edu
  Chair, Curriculum Committee Carl Gruetter, PhD (304) 696-7316
gruetter@marshall.edu
  Executive Director, University Physicians & Surgeons Beth Hammers, MBA (304) 691-1712
bhammers@marshall.edu
  Chief Financial Officer, University Physicians & Surgeons Matt Straub, MBA (304) 691-1284
straub3@marshall.edu
  Chief Operating Officer, University Physicians & Surgeons Josh Dorsey, MBA (304) 691-1705
dorseyjo@marshall.edu
Department Chairs
Basic Science Departments
  Anatomy & Pathology Linda Brown, MD (304) 691-8850
lbrown@marshall.edu
    Section of Anatomy Laura Richardson, PhD (304) 696-3562
richardson@marshall.edu
  Biochemistry & Microbiology Richard M. Niles, PhD (304) 696-7322
niles@marshall.edu
    Section of Microbiology Donald A. Primerano, PhD (304) 696-7338
primeran@marshall.edu
  Pharmacology, Physiology & Toxicology Gary O. Rankin, PhD (304) 696-7313
rankin@marshall.edu
    Section of Physiology Elsa Mangiarua, PhD (304) 696-6211
mangiaru@marshall.edu
Clinical Departments
  Cardiovascular Services Mark Studeny, MD (304) 697-1166
studeny@marshall.edu
  Family Practice John Walden, MD (304) 691-1100
walden@marshall.edu
  Internal Medicine Larry Dial, MD (304) 691-1000
dial5@marshall.edu
  Neuroscience Anthony Alberico, MD (304) 691-1787
alberico@marshall.edu
  Obstetrics & Gynecology David Jude, MD (304) 691-1460
jude@marshall.edu
  Ophthalmology Michael Krasnow, MD (304) 691-8800
mkrasnow@marshall.edu
  Orthopaedics Ali Oliashirazi, MD (304) 691-1274
oliashirazi@marshall.edu
  Pediatrics Joe Evans, MD (304) 691-1300
evans83@marshall.edu
  Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine Vacant  
  Surgery David A. Denning, MD (304) 691-1200
denning@marshall.edu