About The College

College of Medicine Leadership

The College of Medicine Dean’s Office is home to Dean, Vice Dean, Medical Education and Student Affairs. Department chairs in Anatomy and Neurobiology, Family and Community Medicine, Internal Medicine, Integrative Medical Sciences and Psychiatry are part of the Dean’s leadership team.

College of Medicine Organizational Chart *updated 8.31.22

Dean and vice president

Dean’s Message

View past issues of the Dean’s Message and find out what’s been happening in the College of Medicine at NEOMED.

Eugene Mowad, M.D.
Interim Dean
Senior Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Clinical Professor, Pediatrics

Darcie Flower, M.B.A.
Senior Executive Director, Operations

Academic affairs

Dr. Sebastian Diaz

Sebastian Diaz, Ph.D., J.D.
Associate Dean, Quality Initiatives
Associate Professor, Family and Community Medicine

Assistant Dean, Diversity

Giselle G. Hamad, M.D., FACS, FASMBS
Associate Dean, Clinical Faculty Affairs
Professor, Surgery

Douglas Moses, M.D., ’95
Associate Dean, Admissions and Student Affairs
Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Medical Education

Cynthia Ledford, M.D.
Senior Associate Dean, Medical Education
Professor, Pediatrics and Internal Medicine

Sonja Harris-Haywood, M.D.
Associate Dean, Curriculum Integration
Associate Professor, Integrative Medical Sciences
Clinical Associate Professor, Family and Community Medicine

Susan Nofziger, M.D.
Associate Dean, Experiential Education
Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics

basic sciences

William Chilian, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor, Integrative Medical Sciences

Hans Thewissen, Ph.D.
Chair and Ingalls-Brown Professor, Anatomy and Neurobiology

NEOMED CAmpus department chairs

John Boltri, M.D.
Chair and Professor Family and Community Medicine

Randon Welton, M.D.
Chair and Professor, Psychiatry

Mehool Patel, M.D., ’98
Interim Chair and Professor, Internal Medicine

clinical department chairs

Jennifer Baccon, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair, Pathology

Chair, Urology

Chair, Orthopedics

William Demas, M.D.
Chair, Radiology

Drazen Petrinec, M.D., ’89
Interim Chair, Surgery

Prabhcharan Gill, M.D.
Chair, Obstetrics/Gynecology

Nicholas Jouriles, M.D.
Chair, Emergency Medicine

Shefali Mahesh, M.D., M.B.A., chair of the Department of Pediatrics at NEOMED.

Shefali Mahesh, M.D.
Chair, Pediatrics


Phone: 800.686.2511
Contact Form


College of Medicine at NEOMED