About the Committee

About the Committee

The Faculty Development Committee is comprised of a diverse group of individuals representing undergraduate, graduate and continuing medical education from the School of Medicine. The committee began meeting in early 2016 at the invitation of Dr. Gerard Rabalais and now continues to meet monthly to design and implement quality and researched based professional development offerings for the School of Medicine.

The Faculty Development Committee is comprised of the following members:

  • Amy Holthouser, M.D., Associate Dean for Medical Education
  • Ann Shaw, M.D., M.A., FACP, Vice Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education
  • Carolyn Roberson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
  • Cynthia J. Metz, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology
  • Daniel Cogan, Ed.D., FAODME, Assistant Dean, Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development
  • Erica Sutton, M.D., Assistant Dean for Clinical Skills and Medical Education
  • Gerard Rabalais, M.D., M.H.A., Associate Dean of Faculty Development, Committee Chair
  • Jennifer Brueckner-Collins, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Anatomical Science & Neurobiology
  • John Roberts, M.D., Vice Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Continuing Medical Education
  • Karen Miller, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Graduate Medical Education
  • Marie Kendall Brown, Ph.D., Assistant Director for Teaching and Learning, Delphi Center
  • Ron Paul, M.D., Vice Dean for Faculty Affairs and Advancement
  • Staci Saner, M.Ed., Program Manager, Faculty Development
  • Steven Ellis, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Basic Science Education
  • Susan Sawning, M.S.S.W., Director, Undergraduate Medical Education Research