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DMS Faculty

PREPARING THE NEXT GENERATION OF

HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS and EDUCATORS

 

Dean, School of Medical Sciences (SMS)

Michael Stephens, DMS, PA-C
BS, Biology, Union College
MMS, Physician Assistant, Lincoln Memorial University
DMS, Primary Care Medicine, Lincoln Memorial university

 

Assistant Dean, SMS & Program Director, DMS

Paula Miksa, DMS, EdS, PA-C
Assistant Dean & Program Director
BS, Virginia Tech
MHS, Physician Assistant, University of South Alabama
EdS, Lincoln Memorial University
DMS, Medical Education, Lincoln Memorial University

 

Faculty

Roger Brooksbank, M.D
Instructor of Medicine
Medical School: University of Tennessee
Residency: University of Tennessee Medical Center
Fellowship: Healthcare Advisory Board Management Leadership Institute
Board Certified: Emergency Medicine; Family Medicine
Specialties: Emergency Medicine; Family Medicine

 

Michael Burger, Ed.D, M.Ed
Associate Professor
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).

 

James B. Crum, D.O.
Assistant Professor
Medical School: Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Grandview Medical Center
Board Certified: Radiologist
Specialty Diagnostic Radiology

 

Randal Dabbs, M.D.
Instructor of Medicine
President, Practice Development at Team Health
Medical School: University of Tennessee
Internship: University of Tennessee Medical Center
Residency: University of Tennessee Medical Center
Board Certified: Emergency Medicine; Family Practice
Specialty: Emergency Medicine

 

Ryan Dabbs, M.D.
Instructor of Medicine
Medical School: East Tennessee State University - Quillen College of Medicine
Residency: Southern Illinois University
Board Certified: Orthopedic Surgery
Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
Specialty: Emergency Medicine

 

Susan Dodd, M.D.
Instructor of Medicine
Medical School: University of Tennessee
Residency: University of TN Memorial Research Hospital
Board Certified: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Specialties: Obstetrics and Gynecology

 

Elizabeth Douglas, M.D.
Instructor of Medicine
Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine
Residency: University of Kentucky Family Practice
Board Certified: Family Medicine
Specialty: Family Medicine

 

David A. Escalante, M.D.
Instructor of Medicine
Medical School: Universidad de Montemorelos
Internship: Hospital Adventista Silvestre
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine
Board Certified: Internist and Endocrinologist
Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

 

James Ferguson, M.D., FACP
Instructor of Medicine
Medical School: University of Tennessee
Internship: City of Memphis Hospital
Residency: University of Tennessee Medical Center
Board Certified: Internal Medicine; Geriatrics
Specialty: Internal Medicine

 

Jacob Bradley Gibson, D.O.
Instructor of Medicine
Medical School: Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine
Internship: Grandview Medical Center
Residency: Grandview Medical Center
Fellowship: Grandview Medical Center
Board Certified: Internal Medicine (Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology &Interventional Cardiology)
Specialty: Cardiology

 

John Grace, M.D., PA.
Instructor of Medicine
Medical School: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Residency: University of South Florida College of Medicine
Board Certified: Psychiatry
Specialty: Psychiatry

 

Richard Grapski, M.D.
Instructor of Medicine
Medical School: Loyola University Chicago-Stritch School of Medicine
Residency: The Medical Center of Central Massachusetts
Fellowship: Boston University & University of Massachusetts
Board Certified: Internal Medicine; Hematology; Medical Oncology
Specialties: Internal Medicine; Hematology

 

Aisha Hussein, DMS, PA-C
BS, Wayne State University
MHS, Physician Assistant, Wayne State University
DMS, Clinical Medicine, Lincoln Memorial University

 

Ravindra Murthy, M.D.
Instructor of Medicine
Medical School: Kasturba Medical College Manipal
Residency: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Fellowship: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Board Certified: Gastroenterology; Internal Medicine
Specialty: Gastroenterology

 

Dante Pappano, M.D.
Instructor of Medicine
Medical School: Washington University
Residency: Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital
Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital; University of Rochester Medical Center
Board Certified: Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Specialty: Pediatric Emergency Medicine

 

Michael Sanders, D.O.
Instructor of Medicine
Medical School: Pikeville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Norton Community Hospital
Fellowship: University of South Carolina
Board Certified: Internal Medicine
Specialty: Pulmonology

 

Paul Serrell, M.D.
Instructor of Medicine
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
Specialty: Nephrology

 

Brett Smith, D.O
Instructor of Medicine
Medical School: Univ. of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: University of Kentucky
Fellowship: Wake Forest University
Board Certified: Internal Medicine
Specialty: Rheumatology

 

Hiediliza Tan, M.D.
Instructor of Medicine
Medical School: University of the Philippines College of Medicine
Residency: University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Fellowship: Medical College of Wisconsin
Board Certified: Internal Medicine; Infectious Disease
Specialty: Infectious Disease

 

Fred Wenger, D.O.
Instructor of Medicine
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Albert Einstein Medical Center; Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Fellowship: Albert Einstein Medical Center; Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Board Certified: Emergency Medicine
Specialty: Emergency Medicine

 

Noor Yono, M.D.
Instructor of Medicine
Medical School: American University of Caribbean School of Medicine
Residency: North Shore LIJ Health System, Neurology
Fellowship: North Shore LIJH Cushing Neuroscience Institute, Neurophysiology
Internship: Atlanticare Regional Medical Center
Board Certified: Psychiatry and Neurology
Specialty: Neurology