School of Medicine Faculty Appointments — April 2019

New appointments, promotions, change of status, renewals and secondary appointments for April 2019 in the School of Medicine.

 New Appointments (Omaha)

  • Amir Zahra, DO, as Clinical Instructor (CS) in the Department of Radiology.
  • Melissa Johnson, MD, as Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Medicine.
  • Alex Olsen, MD, as Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Surgery.
  • Thomas Kraner, MD, as Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Surgery.

New Appointments (Phoenix)

  • Meredith Wicklund, MD, as Assistant Professor (AF) in the Department of Neurology.
  • Heather Dalton, MD, as Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of OB/GYN.
  • Michael Do, MD, as Assistant Professor (AF) in the Department of Pediatrics.
  • Sandra Kim Yuh, MD, as Assistant Professor (AF) in the Department of Medicine.
  • Syed A.J. Zaidi, MB, BS, as Assistant Professor (AF) in the Department of Medicine.
  • Kama White, MD, as Assistant Professor (AF) in the Department of Medicine.
  • Syma Hamidi, MD, as Assistant Professor (AF) in the Department of Medicine.
  • Lakshmi K.P. Murthy, MD, as Assistant Professor (AF) in the Department of Medicine.
  • Ericka Scheller McLaughlin, DO, as Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Pediatrics.
  • Edwin Guzman, MD, as Professor (AF) in the Department of OB/GYN.
  • Elizabeth Banks, MD, as Instructor (AF) in the Department of OB/GYN.
  • Joseph Graziano, MD, as Associate Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Pediatrics.
  • Daniel J. Ostlie, MD, as Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Surgery.
  • Ramiz Audi, MD, as Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Psychiatry.
  • Adam Luber, MD, as Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Medicine.
  • Daniel Cucher, MD, as Assistant Professor (AF) in the Department of Surgery.
  • Kavitha Pundi, MD. as Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Medicine.
  • Deepti P. Bhat, MB, BS, as Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Pediatrics.
  • Stephen Pophal, MD, as Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Pediatrics.
  • Katalin H. Boleratzky, MD, as Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Anesthesiology.
  • Waddah Hajja, MD, as Assistant Professor (AF) in the Department of Medicine.
  • Roy Jedeikin, MD, as Associate Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Medicine.
  • Pedro F. Quiroga, MD, as Assistant Professor (AF) in the Department of Medicine.
  • Shilpa Vellore Govardhan, MB, BS, as Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Pediatrics.
  • Tingrui Wang, MD, as Assistant Professor (AF) in the Department of Medicine.
  • Robert A. Myers, Jr., as Assistant Professor (AF) in the Department of Medicine.
  • Christine E. Firth, MD, as Assistant Professor (AF) in the Department of Medicine.
  • Todd Nowlen, MD, as Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Pediatrics.
  • Michael Nguyen, MD, as Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Urology.
  • Patricia Habak, MD, as Associate Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of OB/GYN.

Contributed Service Renewals (Omaha)

  • Anthony Macdissi, MD, as Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Medicine/Hospital Medicine.
  • Julie Rothlisberger-Castillo, MD, as Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Medicine/General Medicine.

Contributed Service Renewals (Phoenix)

  • Theresa Murdock, MD, as Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Pediatrics.
  • John Zaharopoulos, DO, as Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Psychiatry.

Change of Status (Omaha)

  • Douglas Ramos, MD, from Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Surgery to Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Surgery.
  • Venkatesh Govindarajan, PhD, from the Department of Biomedical Sciences as Professor (FT-TR) to the Department of Medical Education as Professor (FT-TR). Dr. Govindarajan will have a secondary appointment in the Department of Biomedical Sciences. This will be effective May 1, 2019.

Secondary Appointment Renewals (Omaha)

  • Cody Sasek, MPAS, PA-C, as Assistant Professor (FT-TR) in the Department of Emergency Medicine. Mr. Sasek’s primary appointment is in the Department of Medical Education.