Membership

Uniformed Services University

Faculty Senate Membership: Senators & Officers

The Faculty Senate consists of 32 faculty members: 28 senators and four officers. Nine senators from clinical departments, nine senators from basic science departments, and two senators from faculty not billeted to USU represent the School of Medicine (SOM). Three senators represent the Graduate School of Nursing (GSN),  three senators represent the Postgraduate Dental College (PDC), and two senators represent the College of Allied Health Sciences (CAHS). Senators serve three-year terms and are expected to represent the common good of the university rather than individual constituencies. The senate officers are the President, the President-Elect, the immediate Past President, and the Secretary-Treasurer. Each presidential officer serves a one-year term. A new President-Elect is chosen each year, and after serving in that capacity for one year, becomes the Senate President. Following that, a one-year term as immediate Past president is served. Thus, it is a three year commitment. Beginning with the 2015 election, the Secretary-Treasurer will serve a two-year term. Senate elections are held each May, and terms of office begin in July.

2017-2018 Roster

Officers

President
COL Ellen Chung, MD                   RAD-SOM 

President-Elect
Sara Contente, PhD                       PAT-SOM

Past President
Tracy Sbrocco, PhD                       MPS-SOM

Secretary-Treasurer
COL Anne Warwick, MD, MPH      PED-SOM

 

SOM Basic Science Senators (9)

Name

Department

Term Ends

Celia Byrne, PhD

PMB-SOM

2018

LT Brian  Kupchak, PhD

MEM-SOM

2018

Jennifer Rusiecki, PhD

PMB-SOM

2018

Pushpa Sharma, MD, PhD

ANE-SOM

2018

Thomas Flagg, PhD

APG-SOM

2019

Maj Kevin Semelrath, MD

MEM-SOM

2019

COL John Barrett, MD, MPH

PMB-SOM

2020

Natasha Schvey, PhD

MPS-SOM

2020

LtCol Michael Stone, MBA, MIS

MEM-SOM

2020

 

SOM Clinical Science Senators (9)

Name

Department

Term Ends

Maj John Lichtenberger, III, MD

RAD-SOM

2018

Maj Brian Neubauer, MD

MED-SOM

2018

Simon Auster, MD, JD

FAM-SOM

2019

Jeff C. Leggit, MD

FAM-SOM

2019 

Lou Clark, MFA, PhD

SIM-SOM

2020

Bernard Dardzinski, PhD

RAD-SOM

2020

He Li, MD, PhD

PSY-SOM

2020

Minnie Malik, PhD

OBG-SOM

2020

Viqar Syed, PhD

OBG-SOM

2020

 

SOM Non-Billeted Senators (2)

Name

Department

Term Ends

COL Sidney Hinds, MD

RAD-SOM

2019

CDR Thomas Herndon, MD

MED-SOM

2020

 

Graduate School of Nursing (3)

Name

Department

Term Ends

Penny Pierce, PhD

GSN

2018

Elizabeth Kostas-Polston, PhD

GSN

2019

To Be Appointed

GSN

2018


Post-Graduate Dental College (3)

Name

Department

Term Ends

LCDR Gregory Ringler, DMD

NVD-PDC

2019

CDR Jeffrey Wessel, DDS, MS

NVD-PDC

2020

Col Nancy Motyka, DDS

AFD-PDC

2018

 

College of Allied Health Sciences (2)

Name

Department

Term Ends

To be appointed

CAHS

2018

To be appointed

CAHS

2018