University of Pittsburgh

Academy Members

Appointments to the Academy of Master Educators at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine are made after following the process described on the membership criteria page.

Active Members | Directors | Alumni of the Academy | Emeritus

Active Members
Name Department Member Since* Current Term Ends **
Eric J. Anish, MD Medicine 2012 2017
Gerard L. Apodaca, PhD Medicine 2006 2015
Robert M. Arnold, MD Medicine 2006 2015
Shawn T. Beaman, MD Anesthesiology 2012 2017
Debra Bogen, MD Pediatrics 2009 2015
Diemthuy Bui, MD Medicine 2009 2015
Peter D. Bulova, MD Medicine 2009 2015
Gregory M. Bump, MD Medicine 2012 2017
Raquel A. Buranosky, MD Medicine 2006 2015
Hollis D. Day, MD Medicine 2009 2015
Donald B. DeFranco, PhD Pharmacology & Chemical biology 2012 2017
Brad Dicianno, MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 2012 2017
Michele L. Dorfsman, MD Emergency Medicine 2012 2017
Antoine Douaihy, MD Psychiatry 2009 2015
Peter F. Drain, PhD Cell Biology and Physiology 2006 2015
Georgia K. Duker, PhD Cell Biology and Physiology 2006 2015
Susan M. Dunmire, MD Emergency Medicine 2006 2015
David E. Eibling, MD Otolaryngology 2006 2015
David M. Elnicki, MD Medicine 2006 2015
Peter F. Ferson, MD Cardiothoracic Surgery 2006 2015
Jonathan D. Finder, MD Pediatrics 2006 2015
William P. Follansbee, MD Medicine 2012 2017
Andrea R. Fox, MD Family Medicine 2006 2015
Kevin O. Garrett, MD Surgery 2006 2015
Rachel J. Givelber, MD Medicine 2012 2017
Alda Maria R. Gonzaga, MD Medicine 2012 2017
Stephanie M. Gonzalez, MD Emergency Medicine 2012 2017
Gabriella Gray Gosman, MD Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences 2012 2017
Rosanne Granieri, MD Medicine 2006 2015
Giselle G. Hamad, MD Surgery 2012 2017
Peggy B. Hasley, MD Medicine 2012 2017
Dena S. Hofkosh, MD Pediatrics 2006 2015
Elmer L. Holzinger, MD Medicine 2008 2015
James R. Johnston, MD Medicine 2006 2015
Phillip H. Kaleida, MD Pediatrics 2006 2015
Steven L. Kanter, MD Medicine 2006 2015
Paul (Kip) R. Kinchington, PhD Ophthalmology 2012 2017
John W. Kreit, MD Medicine 2006 2015
Frank J. Kroboth, MD Medicine 2006 2015
Joan M. Lakoski, PhD Pharmacology & Chemical Biology 2009 2015
Sanjay Lambore, MD Pediatrics 2012 2017
Cynthia Lance-Jones, PhD Neurobiology 2006 2015
Kenneth Lee, MD Surgery 2009 2015
James D. Luketich, MD Cardiothoracic Surgery 2009 2015
Trevor A. Macpherson, MD Pathology 2012 2017
John F. Mahoney, MD Emergency Medicine 2006 2015
Michael P. Mangione, MD Anesthesiology 2006 2015
Michael A. Mathier, MD Medicine 2012 2017
James Barry McGee, MD Medicine 2006 2015
Sara C. McIntire, MD Pediatrics 2006 2015
Kathleen McIntyre-Seltman, MD Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences 2006 2015
William R. McIvor, MD Anesthesiology 2006 2015
Melissa A. McNeil, MD Medicine 2006 2015
Donald B. Middleton, MD Family Medicine 2012 2017
Christine Milcarek, PhD Immunology 2009 2015
A. Paula Monaghan-Nichols, PhD Neurobiology 2012 2017
Sandra A. Murray, PhD Cell Biology and Physiology 2006 2015
Steven Orebaugh, MD Anesthesiology 2009 2015
Thomas D. Painter, MD Medicine 2006 2015
Rita M. Patel, MD Anesthesiology 2006 2015
Andrew B. Peitzman, MD Surgery 2006 2015
Paul E. Phrampus, MD Emergency Medicine 2009 2015
R. Harsha Rao, MD Medicine 2012 2017
Evelyn C. Reis, MD Pediatrics 2009 2015
Jason B. Rosenstock, MD Psychiatry 2006 2015
Richard A. Saladino, MD Pediatrics 2006 2015
John B. Schumann, PhD Neurobiology 2006 2015
Carla L. Spagnoletti, MD Medicine 2012 2017
Richard A. Steinman, MD, PhD Medicine 2006 2015
Gary Sutkin, MD Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences 2012 2017
Gary H. Tabas, MD Medicine 2009 2015
Stevan P. Tofovic, MD, PhD Medicine 2006 2015
Michael J. Travis, MD Psychiatry 2012 2017
Philip Troen, MD Medicine 2009 2015
Asher A. Tulsky, MD Medicine 2009 2015
Peter J. Veldkamp, MD Medicine 2009 2015
Kishore Vellody, MD Pediatrics 2012 2017
Evan "Jake" L. Waxman, MD Ophthalmology 2012 2017
Ora A. Weisz, PhD Medicine 2009 2015
Basil J. Zitelli, MD Pediatrics 2006 2015

* All appointments are effective for a renewable five-year term beginning January 1 of the year indicated.
** Terms end on December 31 of the year indicated and are renewable based on contributions to the educational programs at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and its Academy of Master Educators.
Directors
Name Department Term
Steven L. Kanter, MD, Founding Director Medicine 2005-2008
James R. Johnston, MD Medicine 2008-2013
ALUMNI OF THE ACADEMY
Name Department Dates of Service
Edward M. Barksdale, MD Surgery 1/1/2006-5/31/2007
Michael L. Boninger, MD Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1/1/2006-12/31/2011
Timothy Carlos, MD Medicine 1/1/2006-7/31/2007
Maurice S. Clifton, MD Pediatrics 1/1/2006-9/4/2006
William DeGroat, MD Pharmacology 1/1/2006-12/31/2011
Julie A. DeLoia, PhD Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences 1/1/2006-6/30/2007
Daniel Israel Edelstone, MD Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences 1/1/2006-12/31/2011
Heidi M. Feldman, MD, PhD Pediatrics 1/1/2006-8/31/2006
Allen L. Humphrey, PhD** Neurobiology  1/1/2006-12/31/2013
Harish Jasti, MD Medicine 1/1/2012-5/31/2014
Gregory J. Naus, MD Pathology 1/1/2006-9/30/2006
David L. Paterson, MD Medicine 1/1/2006-3/31/2009
Goutham Rao, MD Pediatrics 1/1/2006-4/1/2011
Paul L. Rogers, MD Critical Care Medicine 1/1/2006-1/11/2014
Jules R. Rosen, MD Psychiatry 1/1/2006-6/14/2013
Mark S. Roberts, MD Medicine 1/1/2009-1/31/2010
Nina F. Schor, MD, PhD Pediatrics 1/1/2006-8/31/2006
James A. Shaver, MD* Medicine 1/1/2006-4/13/2012
Samuel A. Tisherman, MD Critical Care Medicine 1/1/2006-6/8/2014
Manuel C. Vallejo Jr., MD, DMD Anesthesiology 1/1/2012-9/4/2013
Petronilla Vaulx-Smith, MD, PhD** Psychiatry 1/1/2006-10/31/2011
Emeritus members
Name Department Date of Appointment Date of Separation
William I. Cohen, MD* Pediatrics 1/1/2006 2/6/2009

 

* Deceased
** Retired