Leadership

The Leadership of the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine (ACOM) encompasses two entities: the Academic Leadership and the Board of Directors. The Academic Leadership comprises the President, Dean/Senior Vice President and the Dean’s Cabinet, and guides the overall academic direction of ACOM. The ACOM Board of Directors comprises an appointed Chairman, the President, the Chief Financial Officer, appointed physicians (D.O.s and M.D.s), and select business leaders.

Administration & Dean’s Cabinet

Richard O. Sutton III, MS, FACHE
President

James C. Jones, DO, FACEP
Dean

James Foster, PhD
Associate Dean of Anatomy, Molecular Medicine, Graduate Studies & Research

Richard R. Thacker, DO, MACOI
Associate Dean of Clinical Resources

Stevan Walkowski, DO, FAAMA
Associate Dean of Clinical Sciences

Wil Baker, PhD
Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education

Carmen Lewis, PhD, MBA
Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness

Philip Reynolds, PhD
Associate Dean of Student Services

James Lyons, MD
Associate Dean of Medical Education

Eugenia S. Thomas, JD, CHC
Compliance Officer & Interim Title IX Coordinator

Board of Directors

John McDaniel
Chairman

Bruce Wozow, DVM
Vice Chairman

Richard O. Sutton III, MS, FACHE
President

Derek Miller
Chief Financial Officer

Jamie E. Bell, DO
Secretary/Treasurer

Stephen L. Fernandez, MD
Kenneth McLeod, DO
Chester Sowell