School of Medicine Faculty Appointments — June 2019

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

New Appointments (Omaha)

  • Nattapong Sricharoen, MD, as Assistant Professor, full-time, clinician educator, tenure track, in the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology.
  • Suchitra Pilli, MD, as Assistant Professor, full-time, clinician educator, tenure track, in the Department of Medicine.
  • Maher Alchreiki, MD, as Assistant Professor, full-time, clinician educator, tenure track, in the Department of Medicine.
  • Robin Farias-Eisner, MD, PhD, as Professor, full-time, clinician educator, tenure track, in the Department of OB/GYN.

New Appointments (Phoenix)

  • Hadi R. Najafian, DO, as Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Surgery.
  • Sumediah Nzuonkwelle, MD, as Assistant Professor (AF) in the Department of Medicine.
  • Beeletsega Yeneneh, MD, as Assistant Professor (AF) in the Department of Medicine.
  • Alexander Ngwube, MB, BS, as Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Pediatrics.
  • Rachel Bond, MD, as Assistant Professor (AF) in the Department of Medicine.
  • Erin Shaughnessy, MD, as Associate Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Pediatrics.
  • Javier I. Gentile, MD, as Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Surgery.

Contributed Service Renewals (Omaha)

  • Thomas Dobleman, MD, as Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Surgery.
  • Michael Morrison, MD, as Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Surgery.
  • Joel Bleicher, MD, as Associate Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Surgery.
  • Jason Foster, MD, as Associate Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Surgery.
  • Peter DeMarco, MD, as Associate Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Surgery.
  • Richard Murphy, MD, as Associate Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Surgery.
  • Sebastian Troia, MD, as Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Surgery.
  • Robert Troia, MD, as Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Surgery.
  • Daniel McGuire, MD, as Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Surgery.
  • James Vukonich, MD, s Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Surgery.

Change of Status (Omaha)

  • Carleigh Koenck, MD, from Clinical Instructor (CS) in the Department of Medicine to Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Medicine. Dr. Koenck recently received her board certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine.
  • David Quimby, MD, from Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Medicine to Assistant Professor (FT), clinician educator, tenure track in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, effective July 1, 2019.
  • Allison Harlow, PhD, from Adjunct Instructor (.5 FTE) in the Department of Medical Education to Adjunct Assistant Professor (.5FTE) in the Department of Medical Education.

Change of Status and Contributed Service Renewal (Omaha)

  • Robert Vandervort, MD, from Clinical Instructor (CS) in the Department of Surgery to Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Surgery. Dr. Vandervort is board certified by the American Board of Optometry.

Change of Status (Phoenix)

  • Shair Ahmed, MD, from Assistant Clinical Professor (CS) in the Department of Surgery to Assistant Professor (AF) in the Department of Surgery.
  • Curtis McKnight, MD, from Assistant Professor (AF) in the Department of Surgery to Health Sciences Associate Faculty Associate Professor (HSAF) with tenure in the Department of Surgery.
  • David Row, MD, from Assistant Professor (AF) in the Department of Surgery to Health Sciences Associate Faculty Associate Professor (HSAF) with tenure in the Department of Surgery.
  • Randy Richardson, MD, from Professor (AF) in the Department of Surgery to Health Sciences Associate Faculty Professor (HSAF) with tenure in the Department of Radiology.
  • Jordan Weinberg, MD, from Professor (AF) in the Department of Surgery to Health Sciences Associate Faculty Professor (HSAF) with tenure in the Department of Surgery.
  • Ronald Gagliano, MD, from Professor (AF) in the Department of Surgery to Health Sciences Associate Faculty Professor (HSAF) with tenure in the Department of Surgery.
  • Thomas Gillespie, MD, from Professor (AF) in the Department of Surgery to Health Sciences Associate Faculty Professor (HSAF) with tenure in the Department of Surgery.
  • Olga Kalinkin, MD, from Professor (AF) in the Department of Surgery to Health Sciences Associate Faculty Professor (HSAF) with tenure in the Department of Radiology.
  • Lilia Parra-Roide, MD, from Associate Professor (AF) in the Department of Pediatrics to Health Sciences Associate Faculty Professor (HSAF) with tenure in the Department of Pediatrics.
  • Jaya Raj, MD, from Professor (AF) in the Department of Medicine to Health Sciences Associate Faculty Professor (HSAF) with tenure in the Department of Medicine.
  • Mario Castellanos, MD, from Associate Professor (AF) in the Department of OB/GYN to Health Sciences Associate Faculty Professor (HSAF) with tenure in the Department of OB/GYN.
  • Ralph Drosten, MD, from Professor (AF) in the Department of Radiology to Health Sciences Associate Faculty Professor (HSAF) with tenure in the Department of Radiology.
  • Dean V. Coonrod, MD, from Professor (AF) in the Department of OB/GYN to Health Sciences Associate Faculty Professor (HSAF) with tenure in the Department of OB/GYN.
  • Jeffrey Curtis, MD, from Assistant Professor (AF) in the Department of Family Medicine to Health Sciences Associate Faculty Associate Professor (HSAF) with tenure in the Department of Family Medicine.