Committees, Councils, and Boards

Faculty Appeals Board

The charge of Faculty Appeals Board is to respond to matters of tenure abrogation, dismissal, severe sanctions, alleged violations of academic freedom or academic due process and other grievances unresolved through administrative procedures. Because of the extraordinary importance and the range of such issues, the Board shall be empowered to appoint ad-hoc committees to assist in the conduct of its affairs. The Faculty Appeals Board considers all matters brought before it by individual faculty members, academic units, or administrative units, or other duly constituted bodies within the University community.

Committee Makeup

40 HSC Faculty - members must be tenured and in nonadministrative positions.


4 years

Current Membership

Name College Term
 Karen Beckman Medicine 2018-2022
 Doris Benbrook Medicine 2018-2022
 Denise Bender Allied Health 2018-2022
 Daniel Culkin Medicine 2018-2022
 Sharukh Khajotia Dentistry 2018-2022
 William Hildebrand Medicine 2018-2022
 Rita Raman Medicine 2018-2022
 Michael Anderson Public Health 2018-2022
Raju V. Rajala Medicine 2018-2022
James Barrett Medicine 2019-2022
Frank Bousten Allied Health 2019-2022
Kathleen Dwyer Nursing 2019-2022
Valerie Eschiti Nursing 2019-2022
Kevin Farmer (Vice Chair) Pharmacy 2019-2022

Public Health 2019-2022
Nathan Shanker Pharmacy 2019-2022
Grant Skrepnek Pharmacy 2019-2022
Shanjana Awasthi Pharmacy 2020-2023
Sarah Buckingham Allied Health 2020-2023
Benjamin Cowley Medicine 2020-2023
Wei-qun Ding Medicine 2020-2023
Thubi Kolobe Allied Health 2020-2023
Jian-Xing Ma Medicine 2020-2023
William (Mike) McShan Pharmacy 2016-2020
Jordan Metcalf Medicine 2020-2023
John Dmytryk Dentistry 2019-2022
Leonida Tsiokas Medicine 2020-2023
Jordan Azzarello Nursing 2017-2021
Laura Fischer Medicine 2017-2021
Amir Khaliq Public Health 2017-2021
Emily Jones Nursing 2017-2021
Anneesh Pakala Medicine 2017-2021
Dean Meyers Medicine  2018-2022
Guangpu Li Medicine  2018-2022
Paul DeAngelis    Medicine  2018-2022
Jody Summers
Mike Ihnat
Xin Zhang
Carol Dione
Allied Health
2018-2022  2018-2022
Madeleine Cunningham