Contact Us

University Campus and Albert Sherman Building enterenceEmail:
Tel: (508) 856-3244
Fax: (508) 856-2129

University of Massachusetts Medical School
Office of Faculty Affairs
55 Lake Avenue North, S1-710
Worcester, MA 01655-0002 USA

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Faculty Leadership

Luanne E. Thorndyke

Luanne E. Thorndyke, M.D.

Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
Professor of Medicine

Tel: (508) 856-3844
Fax: (508) 856-8181


Robert J. Milner

Robert J. Milner, Ph.D.

Associate Vice Provost for Professional Development
Professor of Neurology

Tel: (508) 856-1301

Judith K. Ockene

Judith K. Ockene, Ph.D., M.Ed.

Associate Vice Provost for Gender and Equity
Professor of Medicine,
Chief of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine
Barbara Helen Smith Chair in Preventive and Behavioral Medicine

Tel: (508) 856-2316
Fax: (508) 856-1570

Joanna Cain

Joanna M. Cain, M.D.

Director of Talent Management
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Tel: (508) 856-4285


Administrative Staff

Administrative Manager

John Congdon

Administrative Manager
Resource: Governance and Policies; Department Reviews; Recruitment and Hiring; Reporting and Analysis

Tel: (508) 856-2266

Gennie Ludovico

Academic Personnel Specialist
Resource: Appointments, Promotions, Tenure

Tel: (508) 856-4268

Margie Rodriguez

Margie Rodriguez

Executive Assistant to the Vice Provost
Resoruce: Faculty Diversity Scholars Program 

Tel: (508) 856-2107
Fax: (508) 856-8181

Sue Tremallo

Sue Tremallo

Programs and Events Coordinator 
Resource: Orientation, Onboarding; Junior Faculty Development Program; Events

Tel: (508) 856-3433