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In concert with the Board of Trustees, the University’s leaders work to develop academic programs, educational experiences, and clinical services that are at the forefront of healthcare education and patient care. The One Health Initiative further strengthens the University’s commitment to creating the healthcare team of tomorrow.


Board of Trustees

  • The Honorable Jean L. Baxter, J.D.   
    Vice Chair of the Board
  • Janet R. Bolton   
    Chair of the Board
  • Michael M. Bond, D.O. FAAFP
  • Steven R. Chanen, J.D.
  • Gregory J. Gaus
  • Kathleen H. Goeppinger, Ph.D.   
    President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Warren B. Grayson, J.D.
  • Kenneth R. Herlin, M.A., M.B.A., CPA   
  • Michael P. Kamradt, M.B.A.
  • John Ladowicz, M.B.A.
  • Kevin D. Leahy, FACHE
  • Sr. Anne C. Leonard, C.N.D.   
    Life Trustee
  • Madeline R. Lewis, D.O.
  • Chara Reid-Reed, Pharm.D.
  • Marilyn Kent Tapajna, M.A.T., CCC-SLP/L
  • Rear Admiral Ronald D. Tucker, USN, Retired
  • Nicholas C. Zagotta, J.D.

Executive Leadership Team

  • Joshua C. Baker, O.D., M.S. 
    Senior Vice President and Chief Academic Officer
  • Victoria Franks, M.Adm. 
    Vice President of Multicultural Affairs and Community Outreach
  • Amy Gibson, M.S., PHR, SHRM-SCP 
    Vice President, Human Resources and Organizational Development
  • Kathleen H. Goeppinger, Ph.D. 
    President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Mary W.L. Lee, Pharm.D., BCPS, FCCP 
    Vice President, Special Assistant to the President
  • Angela L. Marty, M.A.
    Senior Vice President, Administration and Communications
  • Barbara L. McCloud, Esq., J.D., M.B.A. 
    Vice President and General Counsel
  • Gregory O’Coyne, M.S.D.A., CPA 
    Vice President, Finance
  • Kaila Osmotherly Dougherty, O.D., FAAO 
    Vice President, Clinic Operations
  • Matthew Sweeney, CPA, CFA 
    Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
  • Daniel Tapia, Ed.D., M.I.S.M., M.P.M., PMP and ABT 
    Vice President, Operations
  • Yir Gloria Yueh, Ph.D. 
    Vice President and Chief Academic Officer

Academic and Administrative Leadership Team

  • Thomas Boyle, D.O., M.B.A. 
    Dean, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Sheri Brownstein, D.M.D., M.Ed. 
    Dean, College of Dental Medicine-Arizona
  • Erik P. Carroll, MPM, B.S.T.M, ITIL
    Director of Information Technology Services
  • Jared Chamberlain, Ph.D. 
    Dean, College of Health Sciences, Glendale Campus
  • Mitchell R. Emerson, Ph.D. 
    Dean, College of Pharmacy, Glendale Campus and Downers Grove Campus
  • Dana L. Fay
    Assistant Vice President, Communications & Marketing
  • Michael J. Fay, Ph.D. 
    Dean, College of Graduate Studies
  • Alicia E. Feis, O.D., FAAO 
    Dean, Arizona College of Optometry
  • Carla Gartrell, D.V.M., J.D., DACVIM 
    Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Harold J. Haering, D.M.D. 
    Dean, College of Dental Medicine-Illinois
  • Jeffrey L. Jensen, D.P.M., FACFAS 
    Dean, Arizona College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Lori A. Kemper, D.O., M.S., FACOFP 
    Dean, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Monica Kramer, B.B.A.
    Chief of Staff
  • Coretta C. Patterson, D.V.M., DACVIM-S, PG Cert Vet Med Education
    Dean, pending College of Veterinary Medicine IL
  • Fred Romano, Ph.D., M.S.
    Dean, College of Health Sciences, Downers Grove Campus
  • James Rubinstein, M.M., ITIL
    Director of Information Technology Services
  • Shannon Sesterhenn, Ed.D. 
    Dean, Student Services
  • Melissa Suckow, O.D., FAAO 
    Dean, Chicago College of Optometry
  • Jim Woods, Ph.D.
    Assistant Vice President of Research