Faculty Relations & Professional Development

University Faculty Council

The University Faculty Council is a faculty body established to promote dialogue, facilitate shared governance, advocate on behalf of faculty, and to assure a faculty voice in academic matters such as appointments, promotions, tenure, the curriculum and to provide a faculty voice in decision-making pertaining to academic matters.

2023-24 meeting dates

The University Council meets monthly on the first Tuesday of the month from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Meetings minutes are posted below once they become available.

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Minutes

Council Membership

The membership of University Faculty Council is provided for in the University Faculty Bylaws (Section H.2) and includes two (2) members from each department with five or more full-time salaried faculty, selected by respective departmental faculty; one (1) member from each department with one to four full-time salaried faculty, selected by respective departmental faculty; two (2) members of the graduate faculty selected by the Graduate Faculty Council; One (1) member of the NEOMED Affiliated Faculty from the College of Medicine; and One (1) member of the NEOMED Affiliated Faculty from the College of Pharmacy to achieve a balance between basic science and clinical membership, diversity, and other important dimensions.

Length of term is three years and may be staggered to ensure continuity.

Graduate Faculty Member
College of Graduate Studies
Email: jmellot@neomed.edu
Term: June 30, 2024

Chair, University Faculty Council (2023-2024)

Vice Chair, University Faculty Council (2022-2023)

Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Pharmacy Practice
Email: mcober@neomed.edu

Term: June 30, 2026

Vice Chair, University Faculty Council (2023-2025)

Professor of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Email: tbarreir@neomed.edu
Term: June 30, 2025

Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Psychiatry
Email: nbonfine@neomed.edu
Term: June 30, 2025

Vice Chair, University Faculty Council (2020-2022)
Chair, University Faculty Council (2022-2023)

Professor of Integrative Medical Sciences
Integrative Medical Sciences
Email: wonk@neomed.edu

Term: June 30, 2025

Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Pharmacy Practice
Email: leverly@neomed.edu
Term: June 30, 2026

Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Email: sfleming1@neomed.edu
Term: June 30, 2025

Professor of Neurobiology
Anatomy and Neurobiology
Email: agalaz@neomed.edu
Term: June 30, 2024

Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine
Family and Community Medicine
Email: sgardnerbuckshaw@neomed.edu
Term: June 30, 2025

Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine
Family and Community Medicine
Email: kknepp@neomed.edu
Term: June 30, 2026

Associate Professor of Neurobiology
Anatomy and Neurobiology
Email: ylu@neomed.edu
Term: June 30, 2024

Professor of Integrative Medical Sciences
Email: vohanyan@neomed.edu
Term: June 30, 2026

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Email: ejstovsk@neomed.edu
Term: June 30, 2024

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Email: tengelhart@neomed.edu 
Term: June 30, 2024

Graduate Faculty Member
College of Graduate Studies
Email: lyin@neomed.edu
Term: June 30, 2025

Contact

Phone: 330.325.6817
Email: facultyrelations@neomed.edu

Faculty Relations & Professional Development

Northeast Ohio Medical University