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Faculty

The Institute’s Director leads a team of program faculty, who are experts representing various disciplines, and international faculty, who contribute expertise and actual fellowship experience.

Director

Rashmi Vyas, M.B.B.S., M.D., M.H.P.E., is the Director of the FAIMER Institute.

Faculty

Faculty members are professional leadership development and health professions educators who possess expertise in various disciplines.

Eliana Amaral, M.D., Ph.D.

Eliana Amaral, M.D., Ph.D.

FAIMER Institute 2003 Fellow
Co-Director, Brazil-FAIMER Regional Institute
Universidade Estadual de Campinas
Brazil

Dinesh K. Badyal, M.B.B.S., M.D., M.H.P.E., Dip. Clinical Research

Dinesh K. Badyal, M.B.B.S., M.D., M.H.P.E., Dip. Clinical Research

CMCL-FAIMER Regional Institute 2007 Fellow
FAIMER Institute 2009 Fellow
Christian Medical College, Ludhiana
India

Valdes Roberto Bollela, M.D., Ph.D.

Valdes Roberto Bollela, M.D., Ph.D.

FAIMER Institute 2006 Fellow
Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto da Universidade de São Paulo (FMRP-USP)

William P. Burdick, M.D., M.S.Ed.

William P. Burdick, M.D., M.S.Ed.

FAIMER
United States

Emmanuel Cassimatis, M.D.

Emmanuel Cassimatis, M.D.

FAIMER
United States

Jugesh Chhatwal, M.B.B.S., M.D.

Jugesh Chhatwal, M.B.B.S., M.D.

FAIMER Institute 2007 Fellow
Christian Medical College, Ludhiana
India

Francois Cilliers, M.B.,Ch.B., M.Phil.(Higher Education), Ph.D.

Francois Cilliers, M.B.,Ch.B., M.Phil.(Higher Education), Ph.D.

FAIMER Institute 2004 Fellow
University of Cape Town
South Africa

James Degnan, Ph.D.

James Degnan, Ph.D.

Temple University (retired)
United States

Gail Furman, Ph.D., M.S.N.

Gail Furman, Ph.D., M.S.N.

Clinical Skills Evaluation Collaboration
United States

Janet Grant, Ph.D.

Janet Grant, Ph.D.

The Centre for Medical Education
in Context (CenMEDIC)
United Kingdom

Ralf Rundgren Graves, M.S.

Ralf Rundgren Graves, M.S.

FAIMER
United States

James A. Hallock, M.D.

James A. Hallock, M.D.

FAIMER
United States

Paul Hilt, M.B.A.

Paul Hilt, M.B.A.

Hilt & Associates
United States

Jennifer Klapper, M.S.N., M.Sc., R.N., C.N.S.-B.C.

Jennifer Klapper, M.S.N., M.Sc., R.N., C.N.S.-B.C.

United States


Erik Langenau, D.O., M.S.

Erik Langenau, D.O., M.S.

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
United States

Henry Lin, M.D.

Henry Lin, M.D.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
United States

Longjian Liu, M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. (LSHTM)

Longjian Liu, M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. (LSHTM)

Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health
Drexel College of Medicine
United States

Katherine Margo, M.D.

Katherine Margo, M.D.

University of Pennsylvania
United States

Page S. Morahan, Ph.D.

Page S. Morahan, Ph.D.

FAIMER
United States

John J. Norcini, Ph.D.

John J. Norcini, Ph.D.

FAIMER
United States

Cheryl Portwood, M.S.N., R.N., N.E.A.-B.C.

Cheryl Portwood, M.S.N., R.N., N.E.A.-B.C.

Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions
United States

James Portwood, Ph.D.

James Portwood, Ph.D.

Temple University
United States

Vijay Rajput, M.D.

Vijay Rajput, M.D.

Ross University School of Medicine
United States

Mary Beth Scallen, M.F.A.

Mary Beth Scallen, M.F.A.

People’s Light & Theatre
United States

Henal Shah, M.B.B.S., M.D.

Henal Shah, M.B.B.S., M.D.

FAIMER Institute 2008 Fellow
Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital
India

Wagdy Talaat, M.D., Ph.D.

Wagdy Talaat, M.D., Ph.D.

FAIMER Institute 2007 Fellow
Faculty of Medicine, Suez Canal University
Egypt

Muhammad Tariq, M.B.B.S.

Muhammad Tariq, M.B.B.S.

FAIMER Institute 2009 Fellow
Aga Khan University
Pakistan

Ara Tekian, Ph.D., M.H.P.E.

Ara Tekian, Ph.D., M.H.P.E.

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
United States

Nancy Tkacs, Ph.D., R.N.

Nancy Tkacs, Ph.D., R.N.

University of Southern California
United States

Ray Wells, Ph.D.

Ray Wells, Ph.D.

FAIMER
United States

Gang Xin, M.D., Ph.D.

Gang Xin, M.D., Ph.D.

CMB-CMU-FAIMER Regional Institute 2015 Fellow
Shantou University Medical College
China

Zhongfang Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.

Zhongfang Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.

CMB-CMU-FAIMER Regional Institute 2013 Fellow
Shantou University Medical College
China

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[last update: April 5, 2018]