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Office of Academic Affairs

Judy BaumhauerJudith Baumhauer, M.D., M.P.H. 585-275-3030
Vice Dean for Academic Affairs (VDAA)

Tammy MichielsenTammy Michielsen 585-275-3030
Director, Office of Academic Affairs

Provide leadership and support for Academic Affairs, serving as liaison to University-wide offices, advising on policy and procedures governed by the SMD Regulations of the Faculty and the University Faculty Handbook.

Lori McBrideLori Ann McBride 585-275-2747
Administrative team lead for the appointment, reappointment and promotion process for junior faculty levels and faculty leave of absence, facilitating faculty search postings, recruitment forms, and offer letters for all faculty ranks.

Kelly ChandlerKelly Chandler 585-273-2564

Faculty Professionalism Council liaison, manage faculty professionalism incident reporting. Review and processing of voluntary junior faculty appointments, facilitate conflict of interest survey and faculty annual reviews, review and process faculty offer letters, process named professorship appointments.

Grace KaneGrace Kane 585-275-3509
Appointments, reappointments and promotions at senior faculty levels; primary contact for activities of the MEDSAC Steering committee, Provost and Board of Trustee Actions, and Promotions and Reappointment Manager (PRM) processes and document review.

JoEllen Gilfus 585-275-6321JoEllen Gilfus

Supports administrative needs of the Office of Academic Affairs, primary support for the Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, coordinates and schedules MEDSAC Steering Committee meetings, SMD Faculty Council and events for the Office of Academic Affairs.  Facilitates web page edits.

Britney SwangerBritney Swanger 585-275-3030

Support administrative needs of the Office of Academic Affairs, primary support for Administrative Director.  Triage and route incoming faculty appointment paperwork for the OAA team, coordinate faculty orientation, professional service reappointment review, web site updates and edits.  Review faculty postings and recruitment forms for approval.


Academic Affairs
601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 706
Rochester, NY 14642
Room 1-5408
Phone: (585) 275-3030
Fax: (585) 276-2061