Medical Education Steering Committee (MESC)

Office of Medical Education

Meeting Information: Calendar Year 2019

The Medical Education Steering Committee meets the fourth Thursday of every month from 12:15 – 2:00 P.M. in the Pennington Medical Education Building, Room 214 (Reno), and the 1701 Building, Suite 670 - Computer Lab (Las Vegas), unless otherwise specified.

  • January 24, 2019
  • February 28, 2019
  • March 21, 2019* - Third Thursday
  • April 25, 2019
  • May 23, 2019
  • Curriculum Committees Retreat*: May 30, 2019, MIKC Room 422, 12:00 - 7:00 P.M.
  • June MESC Retreat*: details to be determined
  • June 27, 2019
  • July 25, 2019
  • August 22, 2019
  • September 26, 2019
  • October 17, 2019* - Third Thursday
  • November 21, 2019* - Third Thursday
  • December 19, 2019* - Third Thursday

* Denotes location and/or schedule changes

Medical Education Steering Committee: Membership Academic Year 2018-19

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

Medical Education Steering Committee: Membership
MembersMembershipTerm
Kevin Facemyer, Ph.D., Chair
Pharmacology
Elected (Basic Science) 7/2016 - 6/2019
Chair term: 12/2018 - 11/2020
Kirk Bronander, M.D.
Internal Medicine - Reno
Ex-Officio Voting Chair, Year 3-4 Committee
Heather Burkin, Ph.D.
Pharmacology
Elected (Basic Science) 7/2017 - 6/2020
Lisa Calvo, M.D.
Internal Medicine - Reno
Elected (Clinical) 7/2017 – 6/2020
Kacey Durant, M.D.
Family Medicine - Reno
Elected (Clinical) 7/2018 - 6/2021
Lacy Fettic, M.D.
Family Medicine - Reno
Appointed (Clinical Department Chairs) 7/2017 - 6/2020
David Howard, M.D., Ph.D.
Internal Medicine - Reno
Ex-Officio Voting Chair, Year 1-2 Committee
Normand Leblanc, Ph.D.
Pharmacology
Appointed (Basic Science Department Chairs) 7/2016 – 6/2019
Gillian Moritz, Ph.D.
Physiology & Cell Biology
Appointed (Basic Science Department Chairs) 7/2018 - 6/2021
Darryll Patterson, M.D.
Internal Medicine - Reno
Appointed (Dean) 7/2018 - 6/2021
Cyprian Rossetto, Ph.D.
Microbiology and Immunology
Appointed (Dean) 7/2017 - 6/2020
Stephanie Wright, M.D.
Family Medicine - Reno
Appointed (Clinical Department Chairs) 7/2018 - 6/2021
Student Representatives
Brandy Soltz (Class of 2022) Medical Student Year 1 9/2018 - 6/2019
Tasha Vazquez (Class of 2022) Medical Student Year 1 9/2018 - 6/2019
Katelyn Fellows (Class of 2021) Medical Student Year 2 7/2018 - 6/2019
John Rolshoven (Class of 2021) Medical Student Year 2 7/2018 - 6/2019
Patrick Cassiday (Class of 2020) Medical Student Year 3 7/2018 – 6/2019
Joseph Rebman (Class of 2020) Medical Student Year 3 7/2018 - 6/2019
Emily Martinelli (Diller) (Class of 2019) Medical Student Year 4 7/2018 - 5/2019
Johnson Ukken (Class of 2019) Medical Student Year 4 7/2018 - 5/2019
Non-Voting Members
Timothy Baker, M.D. Ex-Officio Non-Voting Associate Dean, Medical Education
Ken Hunter, Sc.D. Ex-Officio Non-Voting Professor, Microbiology and Immunology
Gary Shen, M.D. Ex-Officio Non-Voting Principle Academic Officer, Las Vegas
Mary Shultz Ex-Officio Non-Voting Director, Savitt Medical Library
Cherie Singer, Ph.D. Ex-Officio Non-Voting Associate Dean, Admissions & Student Affairs
Vacant Ex-Officio Non-Voting Renown
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
Melissa Piasecki, M.D. Senior Associate Dean, Academic Affairs  
Gwen Shonkwiler, Ph.D. Director, Evaluation and Assessment  
Amy Smith, Ph.D. Director, Office of Continuous Institutional Assessment

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