Howard University College of Medicine Leadership

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To the Howard University College of Medicine Community:

In preparation for another exciting year and the many challenges that are shaping our academic endeavors in the College of Medicine, I am pleased to announce the following changes and additions to the College of Medicine leadership beginning July 1, 2017.

Please join me in welcoming and congratulating our leadership team. We look forward to engaging all faculty as we plan our strategic initiatives and transform our academic enterprise to be well adapted to the future requirements of teaching, research and health care delivery. I also welcome back the members of our team who are remaining in their previous roles but with new and expanded duties.

Please join me in congratulating each of these leadership team members.

David Rose, M.D., FACS; Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Admissions and Director of Diversity and Inclusion. Dr. Rose is an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery.

Debra Ford, M.D., FACS, FASCRS; Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. Dr. Ford is an Associate Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Surgery and will continue to serve as Medical Director of the Health Sciences Simulation Center.

Lekidelu Taddesse-Heath, M.D.; Assistant Dean for Assessment and Accreditation. Dr. Taddesse-Heath is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology and Director of Hematopathology.

Celia Maxwell, M.D., FACP; Associate Dean for Research. Dr. Maxwell is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine. Dr. Maxwell will continue in her role as Associate Dean for Research.

Peter Sealy, M.D., FACP; Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education. Dr. Sealy is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine and is the Designated Institutional Official for the hospital’s graduate medical education programs.

Swati Jain Goel, M.D.; Assistant Dean for Faculty Development. Dr. Goel is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Child Health and will continue to serve as Assistant Dean for Faculty Development.

Michelle Carter, M.D., FACEP; Executive Director, Student Health Services. Dr. Carter is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine and the former Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Howard.

Mr. Eric Leal, MBA; Associate Dean of Administration and Finance. Mr. Leal joins the Howard community from the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as Assistant Dean, Administration and Finance for the School of Optometry.

Mr. DiMario Blackwell, M.S.; Human Resources Manager for the College of Medicine. Mr. Blackwell will join us from Boston, MA where he served as Human Resources Director at Universal Health Services, Inc.

Sincerely,

Hugh E. Mighty, M.D., MBA, FACOG
Dean, and Vice President of Clinical Affairs
College of Medicine

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HU College of Medicine Leadership

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