Faculty Directory

You can also see a listing of all of our Volunteer Clinical Faculty.  

Ayotunde Adeagbo, PhD

Professor of Pharmacology & Physiology

John A. Arnott, PhD

Associate Professor of Cell Biology

Karen E. Arscott, DO, MSc, AOBNMM

Associate Professor of Medicine

Nelson Asante, MD

Regional Education Coordinator of Psychiatry, North Campus
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

David B. Averill, PhD

Chair of Basic Sciences
Professor of Physiology

Teresa Bianco, MD

Regional Education Coordinator of Psychiatry, West Campus
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Jennifer M. Boardman, PhD

Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs for the School of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Michael Bordonaro, PhD

Associate Professor of Molecular Biology

Patrick M. Boyd, PhD

Professor of Biochemistry

Susan Branton, MD

Regional Education Coordinator of Surgery, West Campus
Assistant Professor of Surgery

James Caggiano, MD, FAAP

Assistant Professor of Pediatics

Diana Callender, MBBS, DM

Chair of Clinical Sciences
Medical Director of Clinical Skills and Simulation Center  
Professor of Clinical Sciences

Christian Carbe, PhD

Assistant Professor in Genetics and Immunology

Carmine Cerra, MD

Associate Professor of Pathology

Sanjay Chandragiri, MD

Assistant Chair of Psychiatry
Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Youngjin Cho, PhD

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

John Citti, MD

Regional Education Coordinator of Medicine, South Campus
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Chari Cohen, DrPH, MPH

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Baruch S. Blumberg Institute
Director of Public Health, Hepatitis B Foundation

Mario Cornacchione, DO, MS, FAAFP

Assistant Chair Family Medicine
Associate Professor of Family Medicine

Patrick Coughlin, PhD

Professor of Anatomy

Jess Cunnick, PhD

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

Harold Davis, MD

Regional Education Coordinator of OB/GYN, North Campus
Associate Professor of OB/GYN

Francis Dawgert, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Joseph DeMay, MD, FAAP

Regional Education Coordinator of Pediatrics, West Campus
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Kathleen Doane, PhD

Professor of Anatomy

Stanley Dudrick, MD

Professor of Surgery

Jennifer Episcopio, MD

Assistant Professor of OB/GYN (Sessional)

Janet Erickson, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Michael Ferraro, MD

Associate Dean for South (Wilkes-Barre) Regional Campus
Assistant Professor of OB/GYN

Mark Frattali, MD

Regional Education Coordinator of Surgery, North Campus
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Catherine Freeland, MPH

Clinical Instructor in Public Health, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Public Health Program Manager, Hepatitis B Foundation

James Galasso, DO

Regional Education Coordinator of Family Medicine, South Campus
Associate Professor of Family Medicine

Tina Marie George, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Anthony Gillott, MD, FACS

Director of Case-Based Learning
Assistant Chair of Surgery      

Rose Guilbe, MD

Associate Professor of Family Medicine
Medical Director of Palliative Care, Pocono Medical Center

Marika Handakas, LCSW, PsyD

Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Timothy Heilmann, MD

Regional Education Coordinator of Family Medicine, West Campus
Associate Professor of Family Medicine

Jeffrey Holt, MD

Professor of Pathology
Director of Pathophysiology

Jennifer M Joyce, MD, FAAFP

Professor of Family Medicine

Steve Kafrissen, MD

Regional Education Coordinator of Psychiatry, South Campus
Associate Professor of Psychiatry

William A. Kinney, PhD

Adjunct Professor, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Director, Natural Products Discovery Institute
CEO, IteraMed

Venard Scott Koerwer, EdD

Vice President – Strategy, Planning & Communication
Vice Dean for Graduate Studies for the School of Graduate Studies
Professor of Organizational Systems and Innovation

Elizabeth Kuchinski, BS, MPH

Instructor of Family Medicine
Clinical Research Coordinator

John Kulp, PhD

Regional Assistant Dean, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Associate Professor and Director of Academic Affairs, Baruch S. Blumberg Institute
CEO, Conifer Point Pharmaceuticals

Raj Kumar, PhD

Director of Research
Professor of Biochemistry

Darina Lazarova, PhD

Associate Professor of Molecular Biology

Jun Ling, PhD

Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology

Maximo Llaudes, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology

Sonia Lobo Planey, PhD

Interim Associate Dean for Research
Associate Professor of Biochemistry

Pamela Lucchesi, PhD, FAHA

Professor of Physiology

Silviu Marica, MD

Regional Education Coordinator/Clerkship Director of Surgery, Guthrie Campus
Associate Professor of Surgery

Thomas Martin, MD

Assistant Chair of Pediatrics
Professor of Pediatrics

Kristine Maxwell-McNulty, MD, FACOG

Assistant Professor of OB/GYN

Charles McGurk, MD

Regional Education Coordinator/Clerkship Director of Psychiatry, Guthrie Campus
Associate Professor of Psychiatry

William McLaughlin, PhD

Associate Professor of Computational Biology

Betsy Mead RN, BSN

Research Associate
Instructor of Family Medicine

William Miller, PhD, MHA

Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Wasique Mirza, MD

Regional Education Coordinator of Medicine, North Campus
Associate Professor of Medicine

Chris Moore, PhD

Adjunct Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Adjunct Associate Professor, Baruch S. Blumberg Institute
Director of Immunology, Arbutus Biopharma

Donald Nardone, MD

Regional Education Coordinator of Medicine, West Campus
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Joseph Narins, MD

Regional Education Coordinator of OB/GYN, South Campus
Assistant Professor of OB/GYN

Amechi Valentine Odife, MD

Regional Education Coordinator/Clerkship Director of Pediatrics, Guthrie Campus
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Sung Ryeol Park, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Department of Translational Medicine, Natural Products Discovery Institute (NDPI)

Donald Phykitt, DO

Regional Education Coordinator/Clerkship Director of Family Medicine, Guthrie Campus
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Brian J. Piper, PhD, MS

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

I Am Panlilio Resurreccion, MD

Regional Education Coordinator/Clerkship Director of Medicine, Guthrie Campus
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Martha Sauter, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Aejaz Sayeed, PhD

Assistant Professor, Baruch S. Blumberg Institute, Doylestown PA
Adjunct Assistant Professor Biochemistry, Department of Basic Sciences, Geisinger Commonwealth School  of Medicine, Scranton PA

Janice Schifferli, DO

Regional Education Coordinator of OB/GYN, West Campus
Assistant Professor of OB/GYN

Mark Schiowitz, MD

Regional Education Coordinator of Surgery, South Campus
Associate Professor of Surgery

Michelle Schmude, EdD

Associate Dean for Admissions, Enrollment Management and Financial Aid
Assistant Professor

James Scott, MD

Regional Education Coordinator/Clerkship Director of OB/GYN, Guthrie Campus
Assistant Professor of OB/GYN

Azra Sehic, MD

Regional Education Coordinator of Pediatrics, South Campus
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Gregory A. Shanower, PhD

Interim Vice Chair for Basic Sciences
Director of the Masters Program in Biomedical Sciences
Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology

Keith Shenberger, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Shubhra Shetty, MD, FACP

Regional Associate Dean, North Campus
Professor of Medicine

Margrit Shoemaker, MD

Regional Assistant Dean, West Campus
Director of Clinical Competencies
Assistant Chair of Internal Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Olapeju Simoyan, MD, MPH, BDS, FAAFP

Associate Professor of Family Medicine & Epidemiology

Maninder Singh, MD

Regional Education Coordinator/Clerkship Director of Medicine, Guthrie Campus
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Mary Elizabeth Sokach, DO

Regional Assistant Dean, South Campus
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Jon Sternburg, MD

Regional Education Coordinator of Family Medicine, North Campus
Associate Professor of Family Medicine

Ying-Ju Sung, PhD

Director of Anatomical Services
Associate Professor of Anatomy

John L. Szarek, PhD, CHSE

Professor and Director of Clinical Pharmacology
Education Director for Simulation

Mushfiq R. Tarafder, PhD, MPH, MBBS

Director of Preventative Health and Community Studies
Associate Professor of Epidemiology

Lisa Thomas, MD

Regional Assistant Dean, North Campus
Associate Professor of Medicine

Janet M. Townsend, MD

Senior Associate Dean for Regional Campuses, Community and Educational Affairs and Regional Associate Dean, West Campus
Professor of Family Medicine

Gerald Tracy, MD

Professor of Medicine

Mary Lawhon Triano, MSN, CRNP-C, ACHPN

Medical Director of the Clinical Skills and Simulation Center
Director of Clinical Skills
Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences

April Troy, MD, MPH

Regional Education Coordinator of Pediatrics, North Campus
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Thomas VanderMeer, MD

Regional Associate Dean for the Guthrie Campus

Gabi N. Waite, PhD

Professor of Physiology and Immunology

Mark V. White, MD, MPH

Vice Chair for the Department of Clinical Sciences
Associate Professor of Epidemiology

Cathy Wilcox, PhD

Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology

Brian Wilcox, MD, PhD

Assistant Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology 
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Abhishek Yadav, MBBS, MSc

Associate Professor of Anatomy

William Zehring, PhD

Professor of Biochemistry