Office of Academic Affairs
OAA Staff

Office of Academic Affairs

Melissa Piasecki Melissa Piasecki M.D.
Executive Associate Dean; Professor
(775) 784-6777
Brandi Aiazzi - Profile Brandi Aiazzi
Coordinator, Medical School Records & Registration
(775) 682-8351
Michael Bloch, M.D. Michael Bloch M.D.
Associate Professor; Coordinator, Case-Based Learning
(775) 784-4474
Jennifer Bonk
Specialist, Standardized Patient Education
Ebony Dennis
Administration Assistant; Immunizations
Jennifer Grove Jennifer Grove MBA
Senior Administrative Assistant, Pathology
(775) 682-7834
Lindsey Hobbs Lindsey Hobbs
Rural Clerkship & Year 3-4 Assistant
(775) 682-7723
David Howard Office of medical education David J. Howard M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor; Director, Curricular Operations, Years 1-2
(775) 784-4474
Kimiko Ishibashi Kimiko Ishibashi M.D.
Assistant Professor; Medical Ethics and Human Foundations of Medicine
(775) 682-7729
Brady Janes Brady Janes Ph.D.
Director, Curriculum Development and Assessment
(775) 682-7733
Julianne Krogh
Administrative Assistant, Evaluation and Curriculum
(775) 682-7722
Kathy Martin Kathy Martin
Manager, Standardized Patient Education
(775) 682-6322
Amy McFarland Amy McFarland MPH
Director, Community Based Medical Education
(775) 682-7734
Christine McHardy BSW
Coordinator, Clerkship & Electives; Student Scheduler
(775) 682-7729
Ranna Nash
Coordinator for Student Development and Academic Enrichment
(775) 682-8355
Melissa O’Brien Melissa O’Brien M.S.
Director, Office of Continuing Medical Education
(775) 784-1983
Brennan O’Keefe
Canvas – Digital Learning Resources Specialist
(775) 682-7714
Sarah Ries Sarah Ries
Accreditation and Academic Business Analyst
(775) 682-7937
Kay Rogers Kay Rogers
Office Manager, Standardized Patient Education Program
(775) 682-6332
Cherie Singer Thumbnail image Cherie Singer Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
(775) 682-8360

In addition to her role as the Associate Dean, Dr. Singer is an Associate Professor in the Pharmacology Department, continuing her research on the molecular mechanisms contributing to inflammatory lung disease.

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Administrative Assistant, Year 1-2 Coordinator
(775) 682-7731
Amy Smith Amy Smith Ph.D.
Director, Office of Continuous Institutional Assessment
(775) 784-6703
Wilfredo Torres Wilfredo Torres M.D.
Assistant Dean of Admissions, Diversity, and Inclusion
Leonard Walker
Assistant Director, Financial Aid And Scholarships
(775) 682-8358

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