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Maria E. Aaron, MD Associate Dean, GME 404-727-5658

Designated Institutional Officer

Philip Shayne, MD Assistant Dean, GME 404-727-5658

Associate Designated Institutional Officer

Marilane Bond, Ed.D., M.B.A. Associate Dean, Education, SOM 404-727-5658


Ulemu Luhanga, MSc, MEd, PhD GME Education Researcher 404-712-8417

Translating educational innovations to educational scholarship, training faculty and learners on topics related to improving educational practice, and meeting ACGME requirements

Jianli Zhao, Ph.D. Sr. Associate Director 404-727-9934

Operations Director, Program Coordinator Liaison, NRMP Processing, Blackboard & Reference Manuals, Surveys, Online Courses, Program Coordinator Orientations, Administrative Processing, Special Projects

Taiwana Mearidy, M.B.A. Assistant Director 404-727-4545

ACGME Institutional Review Coordinator, GMEC Coordinator, Agreements, FTE Budgets, Housestaff Liaison, Orientation, Canvas and Web Manager

James Tambah, M.B.A. Senior Financial Analyst 404-727-8122

Supplemental Pay, Monthly Billing, Departmental/Grant Funding for Residents, License Reimbursements, FTE monitoring, General Ledger, Accounts Payable

Karen Darvill, M.S. Residency Records Manager 404-727-0456

Contracts/Appointment Agreements, ECFMG (J-1 visa), Resident FLMA & Leave Questions, Residency HR Representative

Stephanie Castro Database Manager 404-712-9674

New Innovations Development & Training, Data Base Manager, ERAS PDWS access

Geraldine Gaines, B.A. Accountant 404-712-9563

Monthly Billing, Departmental/Grant Funding for Residents, Accounts Payable

Dionne Matthews, M.S. Program Coordinator  404-727-5143 New Resident Orientation, Data Processing, Department Phones, Certificate Processing, CMS Rules & Regulations Updates, Accreditations Assistant & Backup
Cristina Braddy Administrative Coordinator 404-727-5658; 404-727-9833

General Information, Department Phones, Data Processing, Licensing & Training Permits, ID Cards, BLS/ACLS, Deferments/Forbearance, Verifications, Assistant to Associate Dean