Thomas Jefferson University

What We Do

The Academic Commons is Jefferson's leadership and support team for academic excellence. Staff are grouped into primary service categories, but work collaboratively with you to meet your goals.

Anthony J. Frisby | Director, Center for Teaching and Learning and the Scott Memorial Library

Liz D'Angel | Assistant Director, Communications and Project Management

Doretha Johnson | Administrative Assistant

Rod MacNeil | Director of Operations, Scott Memorial Library

Pejman Makarechi | Director, Biomedical Communications

Dian Wooten | Administrative Assistant

Roger Mgrdichian | AV Equipment Services Supervisor

Christopher D. Braster | Assistant Director, Educational Technologies

Sean Dyer | Computer-Based Learning Developer

Gail Leone | Educational Technologies Assistant

Demi Barzana | Instructional Technology Specialist

Gerald Fillman | Instructional Technology Specialist 

Sydney Bynum | Instructional Support Specialist 

Julie Phillips | Assistant Director

Carmin Bermudez | Curriculum & Instructional Design Specialist

Melanie Bahti | Curriculum & Instructional Design Specialist

Anne Namocatcat | Medical Illustrator

Karen Kirchoff | Photography Supervisor

Britney Lillya | Photographer

Patrick Gilligan | Manager of Video Production, Webcasting and Videoconferencing/Assistant Director of Biomedical Communications

Amanda Cozza | Video Production Assistant

Kelsey Brown | Video Production Assistant