Faculty & Staff

Administration

Richard O. Sutton, FACHE
President
Craig J. Lenz, DO
Dean & Senior Vice President
Dawn Hughes Gray
Senior Executive Assistant, Office of the Dean
Melanie Elmore, MBA
ERAS & MSPE Coordinator

Anatomical Sciences, Molecular Medicine, Research & Graduate Studies

James D. Foster, PhD, RRT
Associate Dean of Anatomical Sciences, Molecular Medicine, Research & Graduate Studies
Jill Blount
Executive Assistant, Antomical Sciences, Molecular Medicine, Research & Graduate Studies
Jonathan Brown, PhD
Associate Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
Melinda Carter, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Anatomy
Katelyn Flynn
Faculty Research Compliance & Grants/Projects Manager
Michael O. Ibiwoye, MD, DTM&H, MPH, PhD
Assistant Professor of Anatomy
Eric Johnson, PhD
Associate Professor of Anatomy
Christina Kennedy, PhD
Associate Professor of Physiology
Casey Knight
Anatomy and Research Lab Assistant
Pamela McElroy, HT(ASCP)
Research Lab Manager
Thomas McNary, PhD
Assistant Professor of Anatomy
Adam Morrow, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Rebekah Morrow, PhD
Assistant Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
Wayne Parker, PharmD
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
Chanté Richardson, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Emily Snyder, MT (AAB)
Grant Research/Lab Assistant
Krissy Travers, MBA
Coordinator of Willed Body Program & Anatomy and Research Labs
Audrey Vasauskas, PhD
Associate Professor of Physiology

Clinical Resources

Wil Baker, PhD
Associate Dean of Clinical Resources
Richard R. Thacker, DO, FACOI
Assistant Dean of Clinical Sciences and Clinical Resources / Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Christina D. Jackson
Executive Assistant, Clinical Resources
Cheryl Gibson
Director of Clerkship Resources Management
Kathy Whitehead
Affiliation Agreement Coordinator

Clinical Sciences

Stephen Miller, DO, MPH
Associate Dean of Clinical Sciences
Katelyn Abraham
Executive Assistant, Clinical Sciences
Richard R. Thacker, DO, FACOI
Assistant Dean of Clinical Sciences and Clinical Resources / Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
S. Dennis Baker, PhD
Assistant Dean of Faculty Enrichment / Professor in Department of Family Medicine
Sebastian Alston, MD
Professor of Pathology
Joseph D. Baker, II, DO
Chair of Family Medicine / Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Geriatrics
Sherry Barfield
Continuing Medical Education (CME) Coordinator
Jesse Basford, MD
Assistant Professor of Family and Emergency Medicine
John C. Biery, Jr., DO
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Sports Medicine, & Osteopathic Principles and Practice
Ronda F. Carter, MD
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Lauren Clemmons, DO
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and OPP
Martin Clemmons, DO, FACOI
Chair of Internal Medicine / Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and OPP
Brenda Coxwell
Regional Coordinator -- Southeast
Kimberly Cummings, LPN
Credentialing Coordinator
Lisa Ennis, MA, MS
Director of Library and Learning Resources / Professor of Library and Information Sciences
Danielle Ferguson, RN
Coordinator of Simulation & Standardized Patient Program
Amanda Gant
Clinical Sciences Coordinator & Site Didactic Scheduler
John Giannini, MD
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine / Faculty Director of Simulation Center
Jeffery Johns, DO
Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Osteopathic Principles & Practice / Chair of OPP
Becky Jordan, RN
Regional Coordinator -- South
Leigh Kincer
Regional Coordinator -- Central
Melinda Ledbetter, PA-C
Instructor of Family Medicine and Primary Clinical Skills
James Lyons, MD
Professor of Pathology and Family Medicine
Michelle Miller
Senior Technical Library Associate
Richard J. Misischia, DO
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
Nicole Mitchell, MA, MLIS
Information Technology Librarian / Associate Professor of Library and Information Sciences
Priscilla Mixon
Clerkship System Analyst
Heath Parker, DO
Chair of Pediatrics / Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Praful Patel, MD
Chair of OB/GYN & General Surgery / Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Surgery
Lisa Pitman, RN
Regional Coordinator -- North
Kim M. Schoeffel, DO
Professor of Pediatrics
Tom Tosto, MD
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Dianne Walker
Simulation Curriculum Coordinator
Renee Woodham, LPN
Director of Clinical Competency Center (SIM/PE Lab)
April Zorn, BSRT (R) (CT)
Performance Exam & Simulation Activities Manager

Student Services & Institutional Effectiveness

Philip Reynolds, PhD
Associate Dean of Student Services & Institutional Effectiveness
Nicole Wallace
Executive Assistant, Student Services
Fred Helms, EdD
Assistant Dean of Academic & Career Support
Deanna Averett
Curriculum & Assessment Coordinator
Audrey Bawcum
Director of Student Life & Alumni Affairs
Kim Chosie, LPCS, CAP
Director of Academic Support
Travis O. Cobb, MBA
Director of Financial Aid
Maria A. Danzie
Director of Assessment & Curriculum Delivery
Linda Goodson, RN
Director of Admissions
Yasmine Hill, MS
Associate Director of Records & Registration
Catherine Jackson
Administrative Assistant
Kimberly Johnson
Communications and Marketing Coordinator
Karen Loftin
Accreditation & Program Evaluation Coordinator
Jennifer Myhand
Administrative Secretary, Student Services
Ashley Outlaw
Assistant Director of Enrollment Management
Jaishree Patel, PharmD
Director of Career Development
Emmanuel Segui, MS
Institutional Data Analyst
Sarah Senn
Director of Communications & Marketing
Tina Skipper
Financial Aid Administrator
Sai Soto
Registrar / Director of Student Tracking
Bob Willis, MS
Executive Director of Enrollment Management

Information Systems

John Abraham, MBA, MCSE-SI, CCNA
Director of Information Systems and Operations
Jeffrey Branton
Infrastructure Engineer
Alex Davis
Systems Analyst
Sherri Ham, RN
Simulation Systems Analyst
Brad Jimmerson
Systems Analyst
Michael Kelly
Systems Analyst
Ralph Utz
Network Systems Analyst
Robert Wileman
Database Systems Administrator

Bistro

Indaly Walker
Bistro Manager
Robin Curry
Dietary Assistant
Jamarcus Reynolds
Dietary Assistant
Keisha Williams
Dietary Assistant

Environmental Services

Danny Forrester
EVS
Randy Griffin
EVS
Wesley Killingsworth
EVS
Correy Willis
EVS

Facilities

Jeremy Bess
Facilities Manager
Bart Gilmore
Facilities Coordinator
John Hamm
Facilities Coordinator
Timothy Wiggins
Facilities Coordinator

Security

Ronnie Majors
Security Supervisor
Buddy Crosby
Security
Johnny Dixon
Security
Kyle Gieselmann
Security
Jerry Jackson
Security
Don Johnson
Security
Bill Rollins
Security

Accounting / Bursar

Melissa McDaniel Cazenave, CPA
Accounting Manager
Pam Deal
Bursar
Debra Hurst
Accounts Payable Coordinator

Compliance

Ashley Nelson
Policies and Procedures Analyst

Alumni Life Events

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Below is a list of required financial forms for ACOM’s SGA-sanctioned clubs, interest groups and organizations.

Pre-Approval Form

Travel Fund Application

Organization Checking Accounts Policy

Organization Budget Template

Media requests or questions? Contact an ACOM media representative.

ACOM’s Office of the Registrar provides forms related to student information that may be useful to current and prospective students. If you have a question about a form or do not see the form you need, please contact the Registrar at (334) 699-2266 or at register@acom.edu.

Replacement Diploma Form
Change of Name and Contact Information Request
Release for Letter of Recommendation
Request for Release of Information
Absence Notification and Approval Form
Club Officer Certification Form

Below is a list of other forms for ACOM’s SGA-sanctioned clubs, interest groups and organizations.

Student Service Activity or Event Form

Apparel and Item Approval Form

Club Information Form

ACOM Media Release Form

Guest Speaker Form

Accounts

Password Change/Reset
Email and OneDrive


Teaching and Learning

Event Request Form

Office of Information Systems Policies

Access Controls Security Policy
ACOM User ID Policy
Data Classification and Security Policy
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Policy
Electronic Mail Policy
Information Security Plan
Information Technology Usage Policy
Internet and WWW Page Policy
IT Security Incident Reporting and Response Policy
Backup and Retention Policy
Media Sanitization and Disposal Policy
Operations and Management Security Policy
Physical and Environmental Security Policy
Security for Information, Computing, and Network Preferences
System Development and Maintenance Security Policy
Wireless Local Area Network Policy
Official Electronic Correspondence with Faculty, Staff, and Students
Peer-to-Peer (P2P) File Sharing Policy
ACOM Printing Policy
ACOM Security Camera Policy

Submit a Problem or Question

The OIS Service Desk is available to help you with technology-related questions or problems. You can call, email, or just drop by.

Contact Information

support@acomedu.org

Chat Online

Password Change/Reset

(334) 699-2266 ext. 4141

Hours of Operation

Monday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Tuesday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Wednesday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Thursday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Our Goal

The goal of the OIS Service Desk is to provide ACOM faculty, staff, and students with an effective primary point of contact for ACOM recommended software and computing resources. The OIS Service Desk will resolve the issue or distribute the call to the appropriate staff, technology group, or appropriate resource in order to best meet the needs of the client.
myACOM MyACOM: for students, faculty and staff to collaborate.
SeaMed SEAMed: Learning management site. View course material.
PaperCut PaperCut: Virtual printing management site add money to account and web print.
Email Email: Web access to your email and OneDrive.
DNA Citrix Desktop DNA Citrix Desktop: Access all network resources from any device.
iTunes U iTunes University: Public website.
SimulationIQ Simulation IQ: Clinical simulation portal.
SeaMed ACOM Self Service: Student portal used to pay fees and tuition.

 

Self Help Links

Password Reset
Office 365 & Email
myACOM Sharepoint site
Power Campus Self-Service
PaperCut Printing

Forms & Templates


Posters


Summer Research Opportunities

Policies

Principal Investigator (or Co-PI) and Project Director (or Co-PD)
Human Subjects Policy
Biosafety Policy
Limited Submission Policy
Lobbying Activity
Ethical Policies for Conducting Research


Forms & Applications

Faculty/Student Routing and Grant Acquisition Form
IBC Incident Report Form
IBC Modification Form
IBC Application


Templates

Budget Proposal Template
Consent Form Template
Project Biosafety Manual Template

Guides

Research Proposal/Research Protocol Guide
IRB for Human Subjects Use Submission Procedure
Decision Tree for IRB Submission
De-Identification Guide
Significant Sample Size Guide
Biosafety Manual


Applications & Checklists

Exempt Application Checklist
Expedited Application Checklist
Full Review Application


Key Personnel

Nicole Mitchell, MA, MLIS
Chair of ACOM Institutional Review Board
Associate Professor of Library and Information Sciences

Katelyn Flynn
Faculty Research Compliance & Grants/Projects Manager

Research Committee

The goal of ACOM’s Research Committee is to establish a premier research institute and maintain a comprehensive research program founded in bench, clinical, medical education, and translational research including community outreach programs that engage osteopathic students in research interests and opportunities.


Members

Christina Kennedy, PhD
Chair of ACOM Research Committee
Assistant Professor of Physiology

James D. Foster, PhD
Associate Dean of Anatomical Sciences, Molecular Medicine, Research & Graduate Studies

Audrey Vasauskas, PhD
Assistant Professor of Physiology

Kim Schoeffel, DO
Professor of Pediatrics

Ronda Carter, MD
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Krissy Wood
Coordinator of Willed Body Program and Research Lab

Katelyn Flynn
Faculty Research Compliance & Grants/Program Manager

Resources

Grant Basics Presentation
Budget FAQs


Templates

Sample Timeline
Budget Proposal Template

Training

CITI Program
CITI Registration Instructions


Conflict of Interest

Conflict of Interest Policy
What are conflicts?

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