Thomas Jefferson University

Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Founded in 1824, Jefferson Medical College,  now the Sidney Kimmel Medical Collegehas awarded more than 31,000 medical degrees and has more living graduates than any other private medical school in the nation. It offers both undergraduate medical education programs and innovative joint degree programs to more than 1,000 students each year.

The Sidney Kimmel Medical College is recognized for its balanced approach to medical education, and approximately one out of four to one out of five applicants throughout the U.S. apply to Sidney Kimmel.

College & Department Leadership

Dean:

Mark Tykocinski, MD

Mark Tykocinski, MD
Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
Thomas Jefferson University
The Anthony F. & Gertrude M. DePalma Dean
Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Deans/Senior Leadership:

David Abraham, MD

David Abraham, PhD
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education & Academic Affairs

Kate Berg, MD

Katherine Berg MD, MPH
Associate Dean, Assessment

John Caruso, MD

John Caruso, MD
Senior Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education & Affiliations

Kristen DeSimone, MD

Kristin DeSimone, MD
Associate Dean, Student Affairs & Career Counseling

Gretchen Diemer, MD

Gretchen Diemer, MD
Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education & Affiliations

Steven Herrine, MD

Steven Herrine, MD
Vice Dean, Academic Affairs & Undergraduate Medical Education

Judd Hollander, MD

Judd Hollander, MD
Associate Dean, Strategic Health Initiatives

Abigail Kay, MD

Abigail Kay, MD
Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education & Academic Affairs

Bon Ku, MD

Bon Ku, MD
Assistant Dean, Medical Education

Wayne Bond Lau, MD

Wayne Bond Lau, MD
Assistant Dean, Student Affairs & Career Counseling

Leonard Levine, MD

Leonard Levine, MD
Associate Dean, Student Affairs & Career Counseling

Bernard Lopez, MD

Bernard Lopez, MD
Associate Dean, Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives

Karen Novielli, MD

Karen Novielli, MD
Vice Provost, Faculty Affairs (TJU) & Vice Dean, Faculty Affairs (SKMC)

Dimitrios Papanagnou, MD

Dimitrios Papanagnou, MD
Associate Dean, Faculty Development

David Paskin, MD

David Paskin, MD
Vice Dean, Graduate Medical Education & Affiliates

Charles Pohl, MD

Charles Pohl, MD
Vice Provost, Student Affairs (TJU) & Vice Dean, Student Affairs (SKMC)

Peter Scoles, MD

Peter Scoles, MD
Vice Dean for Academic Program Development

John Spandorfer, MD

John Spandorfer, MD
Roger Daniels Associate Dean for Professionalism in Medicine

Brian Squilla, MBA

Brian Squilla, MBA
Senior Vice President of Administration, Chief Research Officer & Chief of Staff

Michael Stillman, MD

Michael Stillman, MD
Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education & Academic Affairs

Kathryn Trayes, MD

Kathryn Trayes, MD
Associate Dean, Student Affairs & Career Counseling

Traci Trice, MD

Traci Trice, MD
Assistant Dean, Diversity & Student Diversity Programs

Weitz-Howard

Howard Weitz, MD
Senior Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education & Academic Affairs

David Whellan, MD

David Whellan, MD
Assistant Dean, Clinical Research

Alliric Willis, MD

Alliric Willis, MD
Assistant Dean, Faculty Affairs

Deborah Ziring, MD

Deborah Ziring, MD
Senior Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education & Academic Affairs

Chairs:

Christopher-Ted

Theodore Christopher, MD
Emergency Medicine

David Cognetti, MD

David Cognetti, MD
Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

Adam Dicker, MD, PhD

Adam Dicker, MD, PhD
Radiation Oncology

Robert Diecidue, DMD, MD

Robert Diecidue, DMD, MD
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery/Dentistry

Christine Eischen, PhD

Christine Eischen, PhD  (interim)
Cancer Biology

Neal Flomenberg, MD

Neal Flomenberg, MD
Medical Oncology

Meg Frizzola, MD (interim)

Meg Frizzola, MD (interim)
Pediatrics

Leonard Gomella, MD
Julia Haller, MD

Julia Haller, MD
Ophthalmology

Gregory Kane, MD
John Lauriello, MD

John Lauriello, MD
Psychiatry & Human Behavior

Irwin Levitan, PhD

Irwin Levitan, PhD
Neuroscience

Michael Mahla, MD

Michael Mahla, MD
Anesthesiology

Steven McMahon, PhD

Steven McMahon, PhD
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Stephen Peiper, MD

Stephen Peiper, MD
Pathology, Anatomy & Cell Biology

Vijay Rao, MD

Vijay Rao, MD
Radiology

Robert Rosenwasser, MD

Robert Rosenwasser, MD
Neurological Surgery

Abdolmohamad Rostami, MD, PhD
William Schlaff, MD

William Schlaff, MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Matthias Schnell, PhD

Matthias Schnell, PhD
Microbiology & Immunology

Marion Siegman, PhD

Marion Siegman, PhD
Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

Jouni Uitto, MD, PhD

Jouni Uitto, MD, PhD
Dermatology & Cutaneous Biology

Alexander Vaccaro, MD

Alexander Vaccaro, MD
Orthopaedic Surgery

George Valko, MD (interim)

George Valko, MD (interim)
Family and Community Medicine

Scott Waldman, MD, PhD

Scott Waldman, MD, PhD
Pharmacology and Experimental Therapy

Steve Williams

Steve Williams, MD
Rehabilitation Medicine

Charles Yeo, MD