Promotion and tenure decisions announced

April 25, 2012

By KUMC News

The executive vice chancellor's office notified faculty members of promotions and tenure appointments that become effective July 1, 2012.

Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, Ph.D., and acting Executive Vice Chancellor Steven Stites, M.D., will host a dinner for the newly promoted and tenured faculty and their department chairs at the Beller Conference Center on May 2.

 

School of Medicine

To Professor (previously tenured)
Indranil Biswas, Ph.D., Department of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics and Immunology
Victor Gustavo Blanco, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Ann M. Davis, Ph.D., Department of Pediatrics
Byron J. Gajewski, Ph.D., Department of Biostatistics
Rebecca T. Horvat, Ph.D., Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Beth Levant, Ph.D., Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics
Michael Moncure, M.D., Department of Surgery
Warren B. Nothnick, Ph.D., Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Kimber K. Richter, Ph.D., Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health
Sally K. Rigler, M.D., Department of Internal Medicine
Theresa I. Shireman, Ph.D., Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health
Jinxi Wang, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Tenure Awarded (at current rank of Professor)
Mojtaba S. Olyaee, M.D., Department of Internal Medicine

To Professor on Clinical Scholar Track (non-tenure track)
Martin L. De Ruyter, M.D., Department of Anesthesiology
Fang Fan, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Leland Graves III, M.D., Department of Internal Medicine

To Professor (affiliate track, Mid-America Cardiology; volunteer, non-tenure track)
Dhananjaya Lakkireddy, M.D., Department of Internal Medicine

To Clinical Professor (clinical track, volunteer, non-tenure track)
Naomi N. Shields, M.D., Department of Surgery, Wichita

To Research Professor (research track, volunteer, non-tenure track)
Andrei Surguchov, Ph.D., Department of Neurology

Tenure Awarded (at current rank of Associate Professor)
Darren P. Wallace, Ph.D., Department of Internal Medicine

To Associate Professor with Tenure
Elizabeth A. Ablah, Ph.D., Department of Preventive Medicine, Wichita
In Young Choi, Ph.D., Department of Neurology
David A. Duchene, M.D., Department of Urology
Phil Lee, Ph.D., Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Terence E. McIff, Ph.D., Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Nicole L. Nollen, Ph.D., Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health
Soumen Paul, Ph.D., Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

To Associate Professor on Clinical Scholar Track (non-tenure track)
Heather S. Anderson, M.D., Department of Neurology
Monica F. Kurylo, Ph.D., Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Jyoti Panicker, M.B.B.S., Department of Pediatrics
Yelizaveta Shnayder, M.D., Department of Otolaryngology
Stephen C. Waller, M.D., Department of Internal Medicine
Yun-Xia Wang, M.D., Department of Internal Medicine

To Associate Professor (part time, non-tenure track)
Priyanka Sharma, M.B.B.S., Department of Internal Medicine

To Associate Professor (affiliate track, Stowers Institute; volunteer, non-tenure track)
C. Ron Yu, Ph.D., Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology

To Associate Professor (affiliate track, Veterans Administration; volunteer, non-tenure track)
Mark W. Plautz, M.D., Department of Internal Medicine

To Clinical Associate Professor (clinical track, full time, non-tenure track)
Maura W. Wendland, Ph.D., Department of Pediatrics

To Clinical Associate Professor (clinical track, part time, non-tenure track)
Daniel C. Davis, M.D., Department of Radiology, Wichita
Robert S. Freelove, M.D., Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wichita
Brent A. Lancaster, M.D., Department of Surgery, Wichita
Michael G. Porter, M.D., Department of Surgery, Wichita

To Clinical Associate Professor (clinical track, volunteer, non-tenure track)
Chad M. Cannon, M.D., Department of Emergency Medicine
David M. Netherton, M.D., Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wichita
Ronald Joseph Nold Jr., M.D., Department of Surgery, Wichita
Eugenio M. Taboada-Arana, M.D., Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Mark Camden Whitaker, M.D., Department of Surgery, Wichita
Patricia G. Wyatt-Harris, M.D., Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wichita

To Adjunct Associate Professor (volunteer, non-tenure track)
Nancy J. Hulston, M.A., Department of History and Philosophy of Medicine

To Research Associate Professor (research track, full time, non-tenure track)
Anup Ramachandran, Ph.D., Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics

To Research Associate Professor (research track, part time, non-tenure track)
Lisa S. Cox, Ph.D., Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health,

Hired with Immediate Tenure
Rajorshi Mitra, M.D., Department of Physical and Rehabilitaton Medicine


School of Health Professions

To Professor (previously tenured)
Mark E. Chertoff, Ph.D., Department of Hearing and Speech Education

Categories: School of Medicine, School of Health Professions

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