Faculty promotions and tenure awards

July 01, 2011

By KUMC News

School of Medicine

To Professor (previously tenured)
Keith A. Greiner Jr., MD, Department of Family Medicine
Tomas L. Griebling, MD, Department of Urology
Thomas E. Snyder, MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Steven W. Stites, MD, Department of Internal Medicine

Tenure Awarded (at current rank of Professor)
Peter S. Rowe, PhD, Department of Internal Medicine

To Professor on Clinical Scholar Track (non-tenure track)
Deborah S. Clements, MD, Department of Family Medicine

To Professor (affiliate track, Mid-America Cardiology; volunteer, non-tenure track)
Loren D. Berenbom, MD, Department of Internal Medicine

To Clinical Professor (clinical track, part time, non-tenure track)
James M. Haan, MD, School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Wichita

To Research Professor (research track, full time, non-tenure track)
Giulia A. Bonaminio, PhD, Department of Family Medicine
Kelly E. Lyons, PhD, Department of Neurology

Tenure Awarded (at current rank of Associate Professor)
Ellen T. McCarthy, MD, Department of Internal Medicine 
Jinxi Wang, MD, PhD, Department of Orthopedic Surgery

To Associate Professor With Tenure
Paige C. Geiger, PhD, Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Suzanne R. Hawley, PhD, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Wichita
Todd Holyoak, PhD, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Jianming Qiu, PhD, Department of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics and Immunology
James B. Wetmore, MD, Department of Internal Medicine
Ruth Wetta-Hall, PhD, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Wichita
Thomas M. Yankee, PhD, Department of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics and Immunology

To Associate Professor on Clinical Scholar Track (non-tenure track)
Ellen P. Averett, PhD, Department of Health Policy and Management
Shelley B. Bhattacharya, DO, Department of Family Medicine
Carla C. Braxton, MD, Department of Surgery
Daniel C. Buckles, MD, Department of Internal Medicine
Albert J. Eid, MD, Department of Internal Medicine
Scott W. Grisolano, MD, Department of Internal Medicine
Mark E. Harrison, MD, Department of Pediatrics, Wichita
Brenda A. Issa, MD, Department of Pediatrics, Wichita
Qamar J. Khan, MD, Department of Internal Medicine
Talal W. Khan, MBBS, Department of Anesthesiology
Richard A. Korentager, MD, Department of Surgery
Isaac O. Opole, PhD/MD, Department of Internal Medicine
Da Zhang, MD, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

To Associate Professor (affiliate track, Stowers Institute; volunteer, non-tenure track)
Paul A. Trainor, PhD, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology

To Associate Professor (affiliate track, Veterans Affairs; volunteer, non-tenure track)
Ahmad Batrash, MD, Department of Internal Medicine

To Clinical Associate Professor (clinical track, full time, non-tenure track)
Laura M. Kenny, MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 

To Clinical Associate Professor (clinical track, part time, non-tenure track)

Kamran M. Ali, MD, Department of Radiology, Wichita
Susan L. Carr, MD, Department of Psychiatry, Wichita
Therese E. Cusick, MD, Department of Surgery, Wichita
Noel C. Sanchez, MD, Department of Surgery, Wichita  

To Clinical Associate Professor (clinical track, volunteer, non-tenure track)
Mona B. Brake, MD, Department of Internal Medicine, Wichita
Maurice L. Duggins, MD, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wichita
Martin P. Emert, MD, Department of Internal Medicine
Donna F. Ewy, MD, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wichita
Terry L. Mills, MD, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wichita
Scott L. Stringfield, MD, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wichita

To Research Associate Professor (research track, full time, non-tenure track)
Yafeng Dong, PhD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Carolyn R. Schmidt, PhD, Department of Pediatrics, Wichita

To Research Associate Professor (affiliate track, Veterans Affairs; volunteer, non-tenure track)
Animesh Dhar, PhD, Department of Internal Medicine

Hired With Immediate Tenure
Merlin G. Butler, MD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavior Science
Andrew K. Godwin, PhD, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Gary A. Johnson, MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yu Ting Xuan, PhD, Department of Internal Medicine

School of Nursing

To Clinical Associate Professor (clinical track, full time, non-tenure track)
Vicki L. Hicks, MSN, School of Nursing
David L. Martin, MN, School of Nursing
Elaine M. Williams Domian, PhD, School of Nursing

School of Health Professions

To Associate Professor (previously tenured)

Bethene L. Gregg, PhD, Department of Respiratory Care Education

To Associate Professor With Tenure
Hao Zhu, PhD, School of Allied Health, Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences

To Clinical Associate Professor (clinical track, full time, non-tenure track)
Debora A. Daniels, PhD, School of Allied Health, Department of Hearing and Speech

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