TCOM Curriculum Committee

graduationThe committee is responsible for defining the instructional program that best fulfills the educational program objectives, including osteopathic core competencies. Additionally the committee is responsible for the detailed design and implementation of the components of the curriculum that enables our students to achieve those competencies and objectives. The committee regularly reviews all curriculum related matters including curricular performance outcomes, course design and assessment, adequacy of learning resources, and academic procedures. The committee also reviews courses to ensure that it is implemented according to the provisions approved by the committee and in a manner consistent with quality medical education. The committee communicates its recommendations and findings to the TCOM Dean and the TCOM Executive Committee for approval.

All college committees that deal with curriculum matters shall report to the Curriculum Committee. The Curriculum Committee reports directly to the TCOM Dean. The TCOM Curriculum Committee currently meets the first Monday of each month at 5:00 pm unless otherwise specified.


Dr. David C. Mason, Committee Chair, Interim Senior Associate Dean, TCOM Academic Affairs


Dr. Saira Dar, Assistant Professor, Community Medicine
Dr. Susan Franks, Associate Professor, Family Medicine
Dr. Damon Schranz, Associate Professor, Family Medicine
Dr. Ryan Seals, Interim Chair, Family Medicine
Dr. Victor Uteshev, GSBS Science/Research Member-at-Large
Dr. A. Scott Winter, Associate Professor, Mental Sciences Institute
Dr. Albert Yurvati, TCOM Clinical Member-at-Large
S/D  Layla Farahini, Year II Student Curriculum Representative
S/D Alexander Lo, Year III Student Curriculum Representative


Dr. John Gibson, Assistant Professor, ROME Program
Dr. Kollier Hinkle, Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dr. Janice Knebl, Chief, Geriatrics Division and Program Director, GET-IT Grant
Dr. Michael Oglesby, Year II Curriculum Director
Dr. Frank Papa, Associate Dean, Faculty Development
Dr. Michael Smith, Year I Curriculum Director
Katy Kemp, MEd, Director of Clinical Education
S/D Olivia Tomasco, Year I Student Curriculum Representative
S/D Geoffrey McInturf, Year IV Student Curriculum Representative

If you have any questions, please contact: Erin Milam, Executive Assistant, committee administrative liaison, at

This page was last modified on October 11, 2018