Dean's Office Staff



Email & Phone

Marie Mitchell

Executive Assistant

To reach the Dean, Health Care System Board of Directors, and Special Events


Carol Edenton

Executive Assistant

To reach the Dean, Ms. Karen McCall (Chief Communications and Marketing Officer), Dr. Paul Godley (Executive Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Development), Dr. Margaret Dardess (Senior Advisor to the CEO), ACCLAIM Program, Executive Search Committees, and Five-Year Reviews


Cheryl P. Jarmon

Executive Assistant

Constituent Services Advocate for the Dean, administrative support to Dr. Jeffrey Houpt and the Program in Leadership Development and Dr. Stuart Bondurant


Leeanne Walker

Operations Liaison

Vendor relations, faculty searches, Dean's Advisory Committee, and budgetary matters related to the School of Medicine


Jaime Foster

Executive Assistant to Executive Dean

To reach Dr. Runge



Becky Medford

Senior Executive Assistant to the Chief of Staff and Vice Dean for Finance & Administration

To reach Ms. Glenn George, Dr. Enarson, Ms. Kelly Nicholson and Mr. David Parker


Cathy Cornett

Executive Assistant to the Vice Dean for Research

To reach Dr. Magnuson


Katie O'Brien

Strategic Communications Manager

SOM internal communication including Vital Signs and Clinicians' Update, SOM website content, strategic communications initiatives.


Jamie Smith

Sr. Executive Assistant to Chief Financial Officer

To reach Mr. Lewis, Mr. Willis, Mr. Hart and Mr. McSwain


Lisa Apple

Sr. Executive Assistant to Chief Audit and Compliance Officer

To reach Mr. Lewis, Mr. Willis, Mr. Hart and Mr. McSwain


Jim Carpenter

Administrative Support Associate

Reception, database management, conference room and state car reservation, listserv maintenance, office supplies, DO webpage administration.


April Kollar

Executive Assistant to Executive Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer

To reach Dr. Lindsey or Dr. Drake

Medical Staff Executive Committee