The mission of all administrators in the Department of Medicine is to develop, perform, and provide administrative services that are recognized for their high quality and value by those we serve. These services exist to support our faculty, staff, and trainees in their pursuit of our education, research, clinical care and community service missions.
In providing our administrative leadership, services, and solutions, Department administrators strive to conduct business with the highest degree of efficiency and effectiveness. These efforts are focused on achieving our overarching goal of continuous improvement in the quality and value of our work for those we support and serve.

Budget and Finance

Chris Weymouth 
Finance Director

Jon Paslov
Systems Analyst

Andrea Quaranto
Financial Analyst

Clinical Administration

Cathy O'Neill
Director, Clinical Operations


Liz Switzer
Communications Strategist

Karen Judge
Communications Specialist

Brittany Vekstein
Communications Specialist


Jillian Ream
Executive Director of Development

Education Administration

Lynsey Michnowicz
Senior Administrator

Jessica Nipper
Program Coordinator

Human Resources

Jim Nieman
HR Director

Beth Lassiter
HR Departmental Manager

Appointments, Promotion, and Tenure (APT)

Sheila Walls
Program Director, APT

Amy Bradley
Special Assistant

Faculty Affairs

Joan Dupont
Program Director

Saini Pillai
Senior Program Coordinator

Research Administration

Denise Wynn
Director, Basic Research Administration

Jennifer Hamill, RN, MSN
Director, Clinical Research Administration

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Kim Dorman
Special Assistant to the Vice Chair for Faculty Development and Diversity