Faculty & Staff

Carmelita P. Escalante, M.D.
Professor and Department Chair

Section of General Internal Medicine

Ellen F Manzullo, M.D.
Professor, Deputy Division Chair, Deputy Department Chair

Beatrice Edwards, M.D.
Associate Professor

Jessica P Hwang, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor

Gloria Iliescu, M.D.
Assistant Professor

John T Patlan, M.D.
Associate Professor

Jeong H Oh, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor

Kathleen Anne Smalky, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor

Khanh D Vu, M.D.
Associate Professor

Shuwei Gao, M.D.
Associate Professor

Sunil K Sahai, M.D.
Professor- GIM Section Chief ad-interim

 

Section of Hospital Care

Josiah Halm, M.D. Section Chief
Associate Professor

Mohammed Al Hallak, M.D. 
Assistant Professor

Ibrahim Dahbour, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Joanna Manzano, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Khanh Thi-Thuy Nguyen, M.D.
Associate Professor

David Rubio, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Maria-Claudia Campagna, M.D.
Assistant Professor 

Marina Ciny George, M.D.
Associate Professor

Norman Brito-Dellan, M.D. 
Assistant Professor

Wasif Raja, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Section of Rheumatology and Immunology

Maria E Suarez-Almazor, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Section Chief

Huifang (Linda) Lu, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Jean H Tayar, M.D.
Associate Professor

Angeles Lopez-Olivo, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Clinical Pharmacist Specialists

Ali Zalpour, RPH
PharmD

Maggie Lu, RPH 
PharmD

 

Research  Staff

  • Cecilia Cardenas, PhD - Program Coordinator
  • Jessica Foreman, B.A. - Sr. Clinical Studies Coordinator
  • Jude Des Bordes, PhD - Research Scientist
  • Marsha Richardson, MSW - Supv. Data Analysis
  • Noha A. Hassan - Post Doctoral
  • Parker Susan, MBA - Program Manager

Administrative Staff

Cheryl Faust, MPH - Department Administrator

  • Tanya Dabney, MBA -  Operations Manager
  • Angelica Sanchez - Sr. Administrative Assistant
  • Carmen-Luz Lohmann - Executive Assistant
  • Carol Murphy - Sr. Administrative Assistant
  • Crystal Allen - Sr. Administrative Assistant
  • Elisa Mills - Sr. Administrative Assistant
  • Kori Ostigin - Administrative Assistant
  • Maly Masters, MBA - Sr. Financial Analyst
  • Marlena Kays, MBA - Grants Program Coordinator
  • Judy Lucadou, CHCO, CPC - Mgr. Charge Capture & Document
  • Tony Lam, Ph.D. - Mgr. Systems Analyst Svs.
  • Lauren Viel, MBA - Program Coordinator
  • Felicia Stephens - Program Coordinator