Medical Education Steering Committee (MESC)

Office of Medical Education

Meeting Information: Academic Year 2017-18

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 670 - Computer Lab (Las Vegas), unless otherwise specified.

  • July 27, 2017
  • August 24, 2017
  • September 28, 2017
  • October 19, 2017* - Third Thursday
  • November 16, 2017* - Third Thursday
  • December 21, 2017* - Third Thursday
  • January 25, 2018
  • February 22, 2018
  • March 22, 2018
  • April 26, 2018
  • May 24, 2018
  • June 28, 2018

* Denotes location and/or schedule changes

Medical Education Steering Committee: Membership 2017-18 Academic Year

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
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
David Howard, M.D., Ph.D.
Internal Medicine - Reno
Ex-Officio Voting Chair, Year 1-2 Committee
David Jackson, M.D.
Obstetrics and Gynecology - Las Vegas
Appointed (Clinical Department Chairs) 7/2015 - 6/2018
Nicole Jacobs, Ph.D.
Psychiatry - Reno
Elected (Clinical) 7/2015 - 6/2018
Normand Leblanc, Ph.D.
Pharmacology
Appointed (Basic Science Department Chairs) 7/2016 – 6/2019
Darryll Patterson, M.D.
Internal Medicine - Reno
Appointed (Dean) 7/2017 – 6/2018
Cyprian Rossetto, Ph.D.
Microbiology and Immunology
Appointed (Dean) 7/2017 - 6/2020
Carl Sievert, Ph.D.
Physiology & Cell Biology
Appointed (Basic Science Department Chairs) 7/2015 - 6/2018
Student Representatives
Katelyn Fellows (Class of 2021) Medical Student Year 1 9/2017 - 6/2018
John Rolshoven (Class of 2021) Medical Student Year 1 9/2017 - 6/2018
Patrick Cassiday (Class of 2020) Medical Student Year 2 7/2017 – 6/2018
Joseph Rebman (Class of 2020) Medical Student Year 2 7/2017 - 6/2018
Emily Martinelli (Diller) (Class of 2019) Medical Student Year 3 7/2017 - 6/2018
Johnson Ukken (Class of 2019) Medical Student Year 3 7/2017 - 6/2018
Sally Higgins (Class of 2018) Medical Student Year 4 7/2017 – 5/2018
Marko Laitinen (Class of 2018) Medical Student Year 4 7/2017 – 5/2018
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
Doug Merrill, M.D., M.B.A. Ex-Officio Non-Voting Chief Medical and Academic Officer, Renown
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
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
Krystle Oates, Ph.D. Coordinator, Accreditation
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

Decision