Years 1-2 Block Directors Committee

Office of Medical Education

Meeting Information: Calendar Year 2019

The Years 1-2 Block Directors Committee meets the third Tuesday of every month from 4:00 – 5:30 P.M. in the Pennington Medical Education Building, Room 214 (Reno), unless otherwise specified.

  • January 15, 2019
  • February 19, 2019
  • March 19, 2019
  • April 16, 2019
  • May 21, 2019
  • Curriculum Committees Retreat*: May 30, 2019, details to be determined
  • June 18, 2019*: Block Directors Retreat, 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M., location to be determined [note: no June regular meeting]
  • July 16, 2019
  • August 20, 2019
  • September 17, 2019
  • October 15, 2019
  • November 19, 2019
  • December 17, 2019

*Denotes location and/or schedule changes

Years 1-2 Block Directors Committee: Membership Academic Year 2018-19

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

Years 1 & 2 Block Directors Committee: Membership
MemberDepartmentBlock/Course
David Howard, M.D., Ph.D. Chair Internal Medicine – Reno MED 633 Gastrointestinal, Endocrine and Reproductive Systems I
MED 640 Gastrointestinal, Endocrine and Reproductive Systems II
Melissa Bloch, M.D. Office of Medical Education MED 635 Nervous System and Human Behavior I
Lisa Calvo, M.D. Internal Medicine – Reno MED 621 Practice of Medicine - Fall
MED 622 Practice of Medicine/Preceptorship - Spring
Kevin Facemyer, Ph.D. Pharmacology MED 633 Gastrointestinal, Endocrine and Reproductive Systems I
David Fiore, M.D. Family Medicine - Reno MED 631 Foundations and Principles of Medical Science I
Harry Hull, M.D. Office of Medical Education MED 637 Whole Body
Ken Hunter, Sc.D. Microbiology and Immunology MED 636 Foundations and Principles of Medical Science II
Arthur Islas, M.D. Family Medicine - Reno MED 624 Advanced Clinical Skills - Spring
Nicole Jacobs, Ph.D. Psychiatry – Reno MED 621 Practice of Medicine - Fall
MED 622 Practice of Medicine/Preceptorship - Spring
Brady Janes, Ph.D. Office of Medical Education MED 636 Foundations and Principles of Medical Science II
MED 637 Whole Body
MED 638 Nervous System and Human Behavior II
MED 639 Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Renal Systems II
MED 640 Gastrointestinal, Endocrine and Reproductive Systems II
Barbara Kohlenberg, Ph.D. Psychiatry – Reno MED 638 Nervous System and Human Behavior II
Cynthia Mastick, Ph.D. Pharmacology MED 631 Foundations and Principles of Medical Science I
Catherine McCarthy, M.D. Family Medicine - Reno MED 624 Advanced Clinical Skills - Spring
Amy McFarland, M.P.H. Office of Medical Education MED 622 Practice of Medicine/Preceptorship - Spring
MED 623 Advanced Clinical Skills/Preceptorship - Fall
MED 641 The Context of Patient Care
Gillian Moritz, Ph.D. Physiology and Cell Biology MED 634 Musculoskeletal and Integumentary Systems
Darryll Patterson, M.D. Internal Medicine – Reno MED 639 Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Renal Systems II
Brian Perrino, Ph.D. Physiology and Cell Biology MED 632 Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Renal Systems I
Carl Sievert, Ph.D. Physiology and Cell Biology MED 634 Musculoskeletal and Integumentary Systems
Chris von Bartheld, M.D. Physiology and Cell Biology MED 635 Nervous System and Human Behavior I
Stephanie Wright, M.D. Family Medicine - Reno MED 641 The Context of Patient Care
Student Representatives
Brandy Soltz (Class of 2022) Medical Student Year 1 Class of 2022 Curriculum Committee Student Representative
Tasha Vazquez (Class of 2022) Medical Student Year 1 Class of 2022 Curriculum Committee Student Representative
Katelyn Fellows (Class of 2021) Medical Student Year 2 Class of 2021 Curriculum Committee Student Representative
John Rolshoven (Class of 2021) Medical Student Year 2 Class of 2021 Curriculum Committee Student Representative
Administrative Support
Timothy Baker, M.D. Office of Medical Education Associate Dean, Medical Education
Kirk Bronander, M.D. Internal Medicine - Reno Chair, Years 3-4 Committee
David Carlson, M.D. Office of Graduate Medical Education Assistant Dean, Graduate Medical Education
Melissa Piasecki, M.D. Office of Academic Affairs Senior Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Cherie Singer, Ph.D. Office of Admissions and Student Affairs Associate Dean, Admissions and Student Affairs
Kathryn Eckert, M.D. Pediatrics - Reno Case Leader
Kevin Facemyer, Ph.D. Pharmacology Active Learning Leader
Brady Janes, Ph.D. Office of Medical Education Director, Curriculum Assessment and Development
Nadia Samad Locey, Ph.D. Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Content Coordinator, Behavioral Science
Ranna Nash, M.A. Office of Admissions and Student Affairs Learning Specialist
Gwen Shonkwiler, Ph.D. Office of Medical Education Director, Evaluation and Assessment
Mary Shultz Savitt Medical Library Director, Library
Amy Smith, Ph.D. Office of Continuous Institutional Assessment Director, Office of Continuous Institutional Assessment