Years 1-2 Directors Committee

Meeting Information: Academic Year 2023-24

The Years 1-2 Directors Committee meets the third Tuesday of every month from 4:00 – 5:30 P.M. as a virtual meeting (online only), unless otherwise specified. The meeting link will be sent via email prior to each meeting.

  • July 18, 2023
  • August 15, 2023
  • September 19, 2023
  • October 17, 2023
  • November 14, 2023* - Second Tuesday
  • December 12, 2023* - Second Tuesday
  • January 16, 2024
  • February 20, 2024
  • March 19, 2024
  • April 16, 2024
  • May 21, 2024
  • June 18, 2024

*Denotes location and/or schedule changes

Years 1-2 Directors Committee: Membership Academic Year 2023-24

Please note the new Committee Mail List email address: Year1-2@lists.med.unr.edu

Years 1 & 2 Block Directors Committee: Membership
Representatives Curricular Components Roles
Ashley Anderson, M.Ed. Learning and Wellness Resource Center Administration
Jonathan Artz, M.D. MED638 Block 10 Block Director
Shannon Beets, M.A. Assessment Administration
Dean Burkin, Ph.D. MED631 Block 1
Genetics
Block Director
Content Director
Heather Burkin, Ph.D. Pharmacology Content Director
Lisa Calvo, M.D. MED637 Block 7, MED621+MED622 Practice of Medicine

Block Director

Aaron Dieringer, M.D. MED624 Advanced Clinical Skills Block Director
Joshua Fitzgerald, M.D. Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Content Director
Robert Fulbright, J.D., M.A. Ethics Content Director
Miguel Gonzalez, M.D. MED630 MedFIT
Curricular Design
Block Director
Administration
Thomas Gould, Ph.D. MED633 Block 3 Block Director
Aaron Heckelman, M.D. MED640 Block 9 Block Director
Greg Highison, Ph.D. Histology Content Director
Brandon Hockenberry, M.D. Ultrasound Content Director
Arthur Islas, M.D. MED624 Advanced Clinical Skills Block Director
Nicole Jacobs, Ph.D. MED621+MED622 Practice of Medicine Block Director
Ashley Jones, M.D. MED622+MED623 Preceptorships Block Director
Lisa Kornze Learning and Wellness Resource Center Administration
Anayansi Lombardero, Ph.D. MED621+MED622 Practice of Medicine Block Director
Vincent Lombardi, Ph.D. Immunology Content Director
Catherine McCarthy, M.D. MED624 Advanced Clinical Skills Block Director
Daniel Mockler, Sc.D. Pathology Content Director
Gillian Moritz, Ph.D. (Chair term: 7/2023-6/2025) MED634 Block 4
Anatomy
Block Director
Content Director
Carrie Murphey, M.S. MED630 MedFIT Block Director
Brian Perrino, Ph.D.

MED639 Block 8  

Physiology and Cell Biology

Block Director

Content Director

Cherie Singer, Ph.D. Biochemistry Content Director
Paul Sumby, Ph.D. MED636 Block 6
Microbiology
Block Director
Content Director
Chris von Bartheld, M.D. MED635 Block 5
Neuroscience
Block Director
Content Director
John Westhoff, M.D., M.P.H. MED632 Block 2
Evidence/Systems Based Science
Block Director
Content Director
Vacant Case Conference Content Director
Vacant Interprofessional Education Content Director
Student Representatives
Colton Cox (Class of 2027) Medical Student Year 1 (9/2023 - 6/2024) Curriculum Committee
Soha Elfass (Class of 2027) Medical Student Year 1 (9/2023 - 6/2024) Curriculum Committee
Juned Sadiq (Class of 2026) Medical Student Year 2 (7/2023 - 6/2024) Curriculum Committee
Carson Spade (Class of 2026) Medical Student Year 2 (7/2023 - 6/2024) Curriculum Committee
Non-Voting Members
Neda Etezadi-Amoli, M.D., Ex Officio (Bylaws) Office of Academic Affairs Senior Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Jonathan Artz, M.D., Ex Officio (Bylaws) Neurology Chair, Years 3-4 Committee
David Carlson, M.D., Ex Officio (Bylaws) Office of Graduate Medical Education Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education
Janet Corral, Ph.D., Ex Officio (Bylaws) Office of Medical Education Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education
Aaron Dieringer, M.D., Ex Officio (Bylaws) Office of Admissions Assistant Dean, Admissions
Cherie Singer, Ph.D., Ex Officio (Bylaws) Office of Student Affairs Associate Dean, Student Affairs