UMass Worcester Mentoring Advisory Board

2013-2014 Members

Pranoti Mandrekar, PhD
Chair, Mentoring Advisory Board
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine

Carol Bova, PhD, RN, ANP
Professor, Graduate School of Nursing

Joanna Cain, MD
Director of Talent Management, Office of Faculty Affairs
Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Anthony Carruthers, PhD
Dean, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

Deborah DeMarco, MD
Senior Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs
Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education
Professor, Department of Medicine

Terence R. Flotte, MD
Dean, Provost and Executive Deputy Chancellor
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Ex officio Member

Jerry Gurwitz, MD
Executive Director, Meyers Primary Care Institute
Chief, Division of Geriatrics
Professor, Department of Medicine

David Hatem, MD
Co-Director, Learning Communities
Co-Director, Teachers Of Tomorrow Program
Professor, Department of Medicine

Anthony Imbalzano, PhD
Associate Dean, Post Doctoral Scholars
Vice Chair and Professor, Department of Cell &
Developmental Biology

Catarina Kiefe, PhD, MD
Chair and Professor, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences

Jean King, PhD
Associate Provost, Biomedical Science Research
Vice Chair, Research
Director, Center for Comparative NeuroImaging (CCNI)
Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Dan Lasser, MD, MPH
Associate Dean, Commonwealth Medicine, UMMS
Chair, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Katherine Luzuriaga, MD

Associate Provost, Global Health
Director, UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science
Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Elaine Martin, DA
Director, Library Services for Lamar Soutter Library

C. Robert Matthews, PhD
Chair and Professor, Department of Biochemistry and
Molecular Pharmacology

Robert Milner, PhD
Associate Vice Provost for Professional Development
Office of Faculty Affairs
Professor, Department of Neurology

Judy Ockene, PhD, MEd, MA
Chief, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine
Professor, Department of Medicine
Associate Vice Provost, Gender and Equity,
Office of Faculty Affairs

Deborah Plummer, PhD
Associate Vice Chancellor, Diversity and Equal Opportunity
Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Michele Pugnaire, MD
Sr. Associate Dean, Educational Affairs
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Linda Sagor, MD, MPH
Division Chief, General Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics

Gyongyi Szabo, MD, PhD
Associate Dean, Dept of Clinical and Translational Sciences
Vice Chair, Research
Professor, Department of Medicine

Luanne Thorndyke, MD
Vice Provost, Office of Faculty Affairs
Professor, Department of Medicine
Ex officio Member