Promotion and Tenure Committees

The school/college Promotion and Tenure Committee is appointed by the respective dean of each school/college. The committee serves to review and make recommendations to the dean for annual promotion, tenure, and post-tenure review.

Shay Singleterry supports each school/college P&T Committee and can be contacted at Shay.Singleterry@unthsc.edu or 817-735-2103.

School/College Promotion and Tenure Committees
FY16 (September 2015 – August 2016)
School / Members Title Department Term Begins Term Expires
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Robert Luedtke, PhD (Chair) Professor  Center for Neuroscience Discovery 9/1/2015 8/31/2018
Alakananda Basu, PhD Professor  Molecular and Medical Genetics 9/1/2015 8/31/2018
Lad Dory, PhD Professor  Institute for Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disease 9/1/2015 8/31/2018
Kunlin Jin, PhD Professor  Center for Neuroscience Discovery 9/1/2013 8/31/2016
Porunelloor Mathew, PhD; At Large Member Associate Professor  Cell Biology and Immunology 9/1/2013 8/31/2016
Shaohua Yang, PhD; At Large Member Associate Professor  Center for Neuroscience Discovery 9/1/2013 8/31/2016
School of Health Professions 
Howe Liu, PT, PhD (Chair)  Associate Professor  Physical Therapy Program  Standing
Eric Arguello, PT  Assistant Professor  Physical Therapy Program  Standing
Nicoleta Bugnariu, PT, PhD  Associate Professor  Physical Therapy Program  Standing
Jessica Hartos, PA-C  Assistant Professor  Physician Assistant Program  Standing
Laura Mattingly, MHS, PA-C  Assistant Professor  Physician Assistant Program  Standing
School of Public Health 
Scott Walters, PhD (Chair)  Professor  Behavioral and Community Health  Standing
Subhash Aryal, PhD  Associate Professor  Biostatistics and Epidemiology Standing
Kristine Lykens, PhD, MPA, AB  Associate Professor  Health Management and Policy Standing
David Sterling, PhD  Professor  Environmental and Occupational Health  Standing
Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine 
John Licciardone, DO, MS, MBA (Chair)  Professor  Medical Education/Academic Affairs  Standing
Susan Franks, PhD; At Large Member  Associate Professor  Family Medicine  Ends 8/31/2016
James Hall, PhD; At Large Member  Associate Professor  Psychiatry & Behavioral Health  Ends 8/31/2016
Janice Knebl, DO, MBA  Professor  Internal Medicine  Standing
Michael Oglesby, PhD  Professor  Medical Education  Standing
Rita Patterson, PhD  Professor  Family Medicine  Standing
Albert Yurvati, DO  Professor  Surgery  Standing
UNT System College of Pharmacy 
Committee for Promotion from Assistant Professor – Chair TBD as Needed
Ayyappa Chaturvedula, PhD Associate Professor Pharmacotherapy 9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016
Yi Qiang Cheng, PhD Professor Pharmaceutical Science 9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016
Patrick Clay, PharmD  Professor Pharmacotherapy 9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016
Larry Cohen, PharmD  Professor Pharmacotherapy 9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016
Dorette Ellis, PhD  Associate Professor Pharmaceutical Science 9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016
Kyle Emmitte, PhD Associate Professor Pharmaceutical Science 9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016
Lisa Killam-Worrall, PharmD  Associate Professor Pharmacotherapy 9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016
Tina Machu, PhD  Professor Pharmaceutical Science 9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016
Scott Penzak, PharmD Professor Pharmacotherapy  9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016
Katalin Prokai, PhD  Associate Professor Pharmaceutical Science 9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016
Jerry Simecka, PhD Professor Pharmaceutical Science  9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016
Eliot Slovin, PhD Associate Professor Pharmaceutical Science  9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016
Lian-Jun Yan, PhD Associate Professor Pharmaceutical Science  9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016
Committee for Promotion from Associate Professor – Chair TBD as Needed
 Yi Qiang Cheng, PhD  Professor  Pharmaceutical Science  9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016
 Patrick Clay, PharmD  Professor  Pharmacotherapy  9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016
 Larry Cohen, PharmD  Professor  Pharmacotherapy  9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016
 Tina Machu, PhD  Professor  Pharmaceutical Science  9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016
 Scott Penzak, PharmD  Professor  Pharmacotherapy  9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016
 Jerry Simecka, PhD  Professor  Pharmaceutical Science  9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016
 Tenure Committee – Chair TBD as Needed
Yi Qiang Cheng, PhD Professor  Pharmaceutical Science  9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016
Patrick Clay, PharmD Professor  Pharmacotherapy  9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016
Larry Cohen, PharmD Professor  Pharmacotherapy  9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016
Tina Machu, PhD Professor  Pharmaceutical Science  9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016
 Jerry Simecka, PhD  Professor  Pharmaceutical Science  9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016