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 PREPARING THE NEXT GENERATION OF

HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS and EDUCATORS

 

LMU Faculty

Paul Serrell, MD 

Interim Dean, Doctor of Medical Science program

Private Practice of Nephrology

Medical Director Maryville DCI

Medical Director of Acute Dialysis Unit (UT Medical Center)

Chief of Nephrology (UT Medical Center)

Medical School: Harvard Medical School

Residency: Dartmouth Affiliated Hospital

       Univ. Of Rochester Affiliated Hospital

Board Certified: Internal Medicine; Nephrology

Specialties: Nephrology

 

David Ferguson, MD, MSPH

Academic Coordinator, Doctor of Medical Science

Assistant Professor of Family Medicine & Medical Director, PA program

Medical School: University of Missouri-Kansas City

Residency: Family Practice Residency of Idaho

Board Certified: Family Medicine

Specialties: Family Medicine

 

Anita Airee, PharmD

Associate Professor of Pharmacology, (LMU)

PharmD: University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Pharmacy Practice Residency: Shands, Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida, 1999

Board Certified: Pharmacotherapy, 2009

Licensure: State of Tennessee, Pharmacist

 

Michael Burger, Ed.D, M.Ed

Associate Professor, Graduate Education (LMU-DMS)

M.Ed.; Ed.D: University of Nebraska-Lincoln

(Educational Administration / Curriculum and Instruction)

Awards and Accolades:

-Outstanding New Faculty Award, College of Education, Texas A&M University 

-Great Teaching Chair in Education and Computer Science, Nebraska Wesleyan   University 

-Director, Learning Technology Center, Texas A&M University (1986-1991).

 

Jaime Hinojosa, M.D., M.S.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Anatomy (LMU-DCOM)

Medical School: University of Texas health Science Center at Houston Medical School

Master’s of Science in Anatomical: Lincoln Memorial University

 

Howard S. Teitelbaum, D.O., Ph.D, MPH, FAOCOP (dist.)

Adjunct Instructional Faculty (LMU)

Education:

  • BS, Mathematics, California State Polytechnic College
  • MA, Curriculum Development, Michigan State University
  • D, Philosophy and Statistics, Michigan State University
  • MPH, Harvard School of Public health
  • DO, Michigan State University

Internship, Mount Clemens (Michigan) General Hospital, 1985-1986

Chief Resident, Preventive Medicine Residency Program, Yale University School of Medicine, Dept. of Epidemiology and Public Health

Board Certified:  American Osteopathic Board of Preventive Medicine, 1989

Fellowship

  • Distinguished Fellow, American Osteopathic College of Preventive Medicine, 2013
  • Fellow, American Osteopathic College of Preventive Medicine, 1992
  • Diplomat, National Board of Examiners for Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons, 1986

 

Vinayak K. Nahar, M.D., Ph.D, M.S., FRSPH

Assistant Professor of Public Health and Research (LMU)

MD: Vitebsk State Medical University, Republic of Belarus     

MS: The University of Mississippi (Health Promotion)                           

PhD: The University of Mississippi (Health Behavior and Promotion)

Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics: The University of Mississippi

Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health (FRSPH)

 

Consulting Medical Specialist

James B. Crum, DO

Medical Adjunct Instructional Faculty (LMU)

Medical School: Pikeville College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: Grandview Medical Center; Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program

Internship: Norton Community Hospital; Internal Medicine

Board Certified: American Osteopathic Board of Radiology; Diagnostic Radiology

Specialties: Diagnostic Radiology

 

Randal Dabbs, MD

Medical Adjunct Instructional Faculty (LMU)

President, Practice Development at Team Health

Medical School: University of Tennessee College of Medicine

Residency: University TN Grad School of Medicine

Board Certified: Emergency Medicine; Family Practice

Specialties: Family Medicine

 

Thomas Doty III, MD, ECNU

Medical Adjunct Instructional Faculty (LMU)

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (University of TN)

Medical School: University of TN

Residency: Medical University of South Carolina

Board Certified: Endocrinology; Diabetes and Metabolism; Internal Medicine

Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

 

James Ferguson, M.D., FACP

Medical Adjunct Instructional Faculty (LMU)

Medical School: University of Tennessee College of Medicine

Residency: University of Tennessee Medical Center

Board Certified: Internal Medicine

Specialties: Geriatrics

 

John Grace, M.D., P.A.

Medical Adjunct Instructional Faculty (LMU)

Medical School: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Residency: University of South Florida

Board Certified: Psychiatry

Specialties: Psychiatry

 

Richard Grapski, MD

Medical Adjunct Instructional Faculty (LMU)

Medical Director of Stem Cell Transplant program (Thompson Cancer Survival Center)

Medical Oncologist (Thompson Oncology Group)

Medical School: Loyola Stritch School of Medicine  

Residency: The Medical Center of Central Massachusetts

Board Certified: Internal Medicine; Hematology; Medical Oncology

Specialties: Hematology

 

Sangeetha Kodoth, MD

Medical Adjunct Instructional Faculty (LMU)

Medical School: Calicut Medical College

Residency: New York Medical College

Fellowships: Northshore University Hospital

Board Certified: Allergy & Immunology and Pediatrics

Specialties: Allergy and Immunology

 

Ravindra Murthy, M.D.

Medical Adjunct Instructional Faculty (LMU)

Medical School: Kasturba Medical College Manipal

Residency: Wayne State University School of Medicine

Fellowship: Wayne State University School of Medicine

Board Certified: Gastroenterology

Specialties: Gastroenterology

 

Thomas Sullivan Jr., MD

Medical Adjunct Instructional Faculty (LMU)

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine (UT Medical Center)

Medical School: Duke University

Residency: DC General Hospital

                  North Carolina Memorial Hospital

Fellowship: Duke University Medical School

Board Certified: Internal Medicine; Pulmonary Medicine; Sleep Medicine

Specialties: Pulmonology

  

Hiediliza Tan, MD

Medical Adjunct Instructional Faculty (LMU)

Blount Memorial Hospital

Medical School: University of the Philippines College of Medicine

Fellowship: Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals

Residency: University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago

Board Certified: Infectious Disease; Internal Medicine

Specialty: Infectious Disease

 

Norman Walton, MD

Medical Adjunct Instructional Faculty (LMU)

Internal Medicine (UT Medical Center)

Medical School: State University of New York Upstate Medical School, Doctor of Medicine

Internship Internal Medicine: University of Virginia Hospital (Charlottesville, VA) July 1974-June 1975

Residency: Internal Medicine: University of Rochester (School of Medicine and Dentistry,     Associated Hospitals Program in Internal Medicine) July 1975-June 1977)

Neurology: University of Rochester (Strong Memorial Hospital) 1982-1985

Residency: Strong Memorial Hospital- University of Rochester

Board Certified:

  • The American Board of Internal Medicine, June 1977
  • The American Board of Neurology, Nov 1986
  • American Board of Electroencephalography, March 1987
  • American Board of Independent Medical Examiners, recertified 2015

Specialties: Internal Medicine

 

James Yates, MD

Medical Adjunct Instructional Faculty (LMU)

Director Cardiology (Cherokee Health Service)

Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School

Residency: University Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan               

Board Certified: Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Disease

Specialties: Cardiology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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