Committee Members

Council on Diversity Initiatives
Wilfredo Torres
Wilfredo Torres, M.D.
Assistant Dean of Admissions, Diversity, and Inclusion
PMB
2356
Council on Diversity Initiatives
Gerald Ackerman
Gerald Ackerman
Assistant Dean, Rural Health; Director, Office of Rural Health; Director, Nevada AHEC Program
(775) 738-3828
2356
Council on Diversity Initiatives
Melody Alijani
Melody Alijani
Director, Office of Graduate Medical Education
(775) 284-9110
2356
Council on Diversity Initiatives
Megan  Almansoori
Megan Almansoori, M.A.
MS1-MS2 Learning Specialist
(775) 682-8311
2356
Council on Diversity Initiatives
Jennifer  Dougherty
Jennifer Dougherty, Ed.D.
Administrative Assistant III
775-682-7935
PMB Suite 029, Room 021
2356
Council on Diversity Initiatives
Rubina Hackbusch
Rubina Hackbusch
Admission & Recruitment Coordinator, Physician Assistant Studies Program
(775) 682-7669
2356
Council on Diversity Initiatives
Jennifer  Hagen
Jennifer Hagen, M.D.
Professor; Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Geriatrician
775-784-6758
PMB LL Suite 027
2356
Council on Diversity Initiatives
Blane Harding
Blane Harding
Director of Advising, Recruitment & Retention
775-682-8790
DMSC 415
2356
Council on Diversity Initiatives
April Heiselt
April Heiselt, Ph.D.
Director, Office for Community Faculty
(775) 682-7684
2356
Council on Diversity Initiatives
Nicole Jacobs
Nicole Jacobs, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion; Associate Professor
(775) 682-8479
PMB Suite 29 | Room 25
2356
Council on Diversity Initiatives
Christy Jerz
Christy Jerz
Communications Marketing Director
(775) 682-7346
PMB Room 225
2356
Council on Diversity Initiatives
Melissa Piasecki
Melissa Piasecki, M.D.
Executive Associate Dean; Professor
(775) 784-6777
PMB
2356
Council on Diversity Initiatives
Jose Miguel Pulido Leon
Jose Miguel Pulido Leon
Director, The Center
(775) 784-4936
2356
Council on Diversity Initiatives
Julie Redding
Julie Redding, MBA
Manager, Accreditation and Program Operations
(775) 682-7718
2356
Council on Diversity Initiatives
Patricia Richard
Patricia Richard
Chief of Staff & Assistant Vice President of Constituent Relations
2356
Council on Diversity Initiatives LCME
Sarah Ries
Sarah Ries
Accreditation and Academic Business Analyst
(775) 682-7937
PMB Room 220
2356 LCME
Council on Diversity Initiatives
Jodi Shpargel
Jodi Shpargel
Administrative Assistant
(775) 682-8361
PMB Room 206
2356
Council on Diversity Initiatives Medical School Admission/Education
Cherie Singer
Cherie Singer, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
(775) 682-8360
PMB Room 204
2356 Medical School Admission/Education
Council on Diversity Initiatives LCME
Amy Smith
Amy Smith, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Continuous Institutional Assessment
(775) 784-6703
PMB Room 213
2356 LCME
Council on Diversity Initiatives
Zachary  Walker
Zachary Walker, MS
Coordinator for Pipeline Programs & Diversity Initiatives
(775) 682-8356
PMB 211
2356