Division of Medical Education

M.D. Program

The Division of Medical Education has been established within the College of Medicine to support and encourage the improvement of medical education by providing faculty development; consulting on the design, implementation and revision of educational programs; and facilitating the Curriculum Committee’s role as the central curriculum authority within the College.

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Faculty and Staff

Susan LeDoux, Ph.D.
Susan LeDoux, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Medical Education; Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Her responsibilities focus on the overall design and implementation of the undergraduate medical educational program in accordance with national accreditation standards. Dr. LeDoux can be reached at sledoux@southalabama.edu or (251) 460-7174.

Benjamin Estrada, M.D.
Benjamin Estrada, M.D.
Assistant Dean for Educational Strategies and Faculty Development; Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics
His duties focus on the design and implementation of contemporary teaching methods and requisite faculty training for the new curriculum. Dr. Estrada can be reached at bestrada@health.southalabama.edu or (251) 405-5126.

Anthony Gard, Ph.D.
Anthony Gard, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Curriculum Assessment and Evaluation; Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Dr. Gard oversees programs for development of testing and student self-assessment and evaluation of program effectiveness. He serves as the College’s liaison to the National Board of Medical Examiners. Dr. Gard can be reached at agard@southalabama.edu or (251) 460-6770.

T.J. Hundley, M.D.
T.J. Hundley, M.D.
Assistant Dean for Medical Education and Student Affairs; Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
Dr. Hundley is responsible for overseeing the curriculum for the third year of the undergraduate medical education program as well as assisting in curriculum development across the entire four-year program. Dr. Hundley can be reached at tjhundley@health.southalabama.edu.

Jeffrey Sosnowski, M.D., Ph.D.
Jeffrey Sosnowski, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Curriculum Integration; Associate Professor, Department of Medical Education
Dr. Sosnowski chairs the Curriculum Integration Subcommittee of the Curriculum Committee and assists the Associate Dean of Medical Education in design and implementation of the integrated systems-based curriculum. He can be reached at jsosnowski@southalabama.edu.

Philip Fields, Ph.D.
Philip Fields, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Medical Education
Dr. Fields is the Module Director for the ENT and BCS pre-clerkship courses. Dr. Fields can be reached at pfields@southalabama.edu.

Judy Getty
Judy Getty
Medical Student Education Specialist
Ms. Getty maintains the curriculum responsibilities for the undergraduate medical education program. Ms. Getty can be reached at jgetty@southalabama.edu or (251) 461-1413. The fax number is (251) 461-1412.

 
Charissa Moore
Medical Education Evaluation Specialist
Ms. Moore coordinates and supports all matters involving evaluations for the undergraduate medical education program. Ms. Moore can be reached at csmoore@southalabama.edu or (251) 460-7498.

 
Shannon Brown
Assessment and Evaluation Coordinator
Ms. Brown coordinates and supports all matters involving assessments and evaluations for the undergraduate medical education program. Ms. Brown can be reached at srbrown@southalabama.edu or (251) 461-1966.