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VA Deans Committee


Dr. Lawrence Chin (Chair)
Dean, College of Medicine


Mary Arseneau
Office of the Dean
Room 1256, Weiskotten Hall


  • Dr. Danielle Katz, Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education; UH Dean COM Representative
  • Dr. Syed Asif Ali, Chief of Staff, VA
  • Dr. David Amberg, VP for Research
  • Dr. Tammy Austin-Ketch, Dean, College of Nursing
  • Dr. Moustafa Awayda, Chief Hospitalist VA; President, Med Staff
  • Dr. Ann Botash, Faculty Development/Acad Affairs
  • Dr. Sidney Bourgeois, Chief , Dental Service, VA
  • Dr. Steven Brose, Chief, Spinal Cord Injury, VA
  • Dr. Robert Cooney, Chair, Department of Surgery, UH
  • Dr. Mary DiRubbo, Lead Physician, Emergency Medicine, VA
  • Dr. Amit Goyal, Acting Chief of Surgery, VA
  • Dr. Alkhouri Hani, Medical Staff President, VA
  • Dr. Harminder Grewal, Lead MD, Women's Health, Site Dir, Fam Med Residency Progam, VA
  • Dr. Abid Iraqi, Lead Physician, Geriatrics,VA
  • Dr. William Paolo, Interim Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, UH
  • Dr. Pratibha Kaul, Lead Physician, Pulmonary/Critical Care, VA
  • Dr. Stephen Knohl, Medicine Residency Program Director
  • Dr. John Langenberg, Lead Physician, Primary Care, VA
  • Dr. Joan Mitchell, Chief of Medicine, VA
  • Dr. Michel Nasr, Interim Chair, Department of Patholigy, UH
  • Dr. Sri Narsipur, Chair, Department of Medicine, UH
  • Dr. Kevin O'Connor, Chief of Psychiatry, VA
  • Dr. Frank Pearson, VA Medical Center Director
  • Dr. Richard Salgueiro, Associate Medical Director, VA
  • Dr. Clyde Satterly, Family Medicine, UH
  • Dr. Shylaja Maini, Lead Physician, Anesthesiology VA
  • Dr. Stephen Thomas, Global Health, UH
  • Dr. Catherine Vernon, ACOSe, VA


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