Medical Education Steering Committee (MESC)

Office of Medical Education

Meeting Information: 2017 Calendar Year

The Medical Education Steering Committee meets the fourth Thursday of every month from 12:15 – 1:30 PM in the Pennington Medical Education Building, Room 214 (Reno), and the 1701 Building, Suite 130 - Classroom A (Las Vegas), unless otherwise specified.

  • January 26, 2017
  • February 23, 2017
  • March 23, 2017
  • April 27, 2017
  • May 25, 2017
  • June 22, 2017
  • July 27, 2017
  • August 24, 2017
  • September 28, 2017
  • October 19, 2017* - Third Thursday
  • November 16, 2017* - Third Thursday
  • December 21, 2017* - Third Thursday

* Denotes location and/or schedule changes

Medical Education Steering Committee: Membership 2016-17 Academic Year

Please note the new Committee Mail List email address: MESC@lists.med.unr.edu

Medical Education Steering Committee: Membership
MemberDepartmentTerm
Timothy Baker, M.D., Convener OME Associate Dean
Kevin Facemyer, Ph.D., Chair Pharmacology 7/2016 – 6/2019
Kirk Bronander, M.D. Internal Medicine – Reno Chair, Years 3-4 Committee
Lisa Calvo, M.D. Internal Medicine – Reno 7/2014 – 6/2017
David Howard, M.D., Ph.D. Internal Medicine – Reno 7/2014 – 6/2017
Ken Hunter, Sc.D. Microbiology 7/2014 – 6/2017
David Jackson, M.D. Obstetrics and Gynecology - Las Vegas 7/2015 - 6/2018
Nicole Jacobs, Ph.D. Psychiatry - Reno 7/2015 - 6/2018
Normand Leblanc, Ph.D. Pharmacology 7/2016 – 6/2019
Cynthia Mastick, Ph.D. Biochemistry Chair, Years 1-2 Committee
Brian Perrino, Ph.D. Physiology & Cell Biology 7/2014 – 6/2017
Gary Shen, M.D. Surgery 7/2015 - 6/2018
Carl Sievert, Ph.D. Physiology & Cell Biology 7/2015 - 6/2018
Student Representatives
Emily Martinelli (Diller) (Class of 2019) MS2 7/2016 – 5/2017
Johnson Ukken (Class of 2019) MS2 7/2016 - 5/2017
Lance Horner (Class of 2017) MS4 6/2016 – 5/2017
Colt Williams (Class of 2017) MS4 6/2016 – 5/2017
Administrative Support
Jennifer Hagen, M.D. Associate Dean, Faculty Development  
April Heiselt, Ph.D. Director, Office for Community Faculty
Brady Janes, Ph.D. Director, Curriculum Assessment and Development
Deborah Kuhls, M.D. Associate Dean, Academic Affairs – Las Vegas  
Beverly Neyland, M.D. Assistant Dean, Admissions  
Krystle Oates, Ph.D. Coordinator, Accreditation
Melissa Piasecki, M.D. Senior Associate Dean, Academic Affairs  
Gwen Shonkwiler, Ph.D. Director, Evaluation and Assessment  
Mary Shultz Director, Savitt Medical Library
Cherie Singer, Ph.D. Associate Dean, Admissions & Student Affairs  
Amy Smith, Ph.D. Director, Office of Continuous Institutional Assessment