Committees and Workgroups

Accreditation Steering Committee

  • Alicia M. Dorsey, Ph.D. - Associate Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs - Chair
  • Cheryl R. Scheid, Ph.D. - Vice Chancellor, Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs - Vice-chair
  • Anthony Ferrara, C.P.A., M.A.S. - Vice Chancellor, Finance & Operations
  • Polly A. Hofmann, Ph.D. - Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and Professor, College of Medicine
  • Audrey Zucker-Levin, Ph.D., P.T., G.S.C. - Assistant Dean of Research and Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, College of Allied Health Sciences
  • Lloyd A. George, D.D.S., M.Ed., J.D. - Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs and Professor, College of Dentistry
  • Donald B. Thomason, Ph.D. - Dean and Professor, College of Graduate Health Sciences
  • Robert G. Shreve, Ed.D. - Associate Dean for Medical Education and Associate Professor, College of Medicine
  • Wendy M. Likes, D.N.Sc. - Vice Chair and Associate Professor, College of Nursing
  • Peter A. Chyka, Pharm.D. - Executive Associate Dean and Professor, College of Pharmacy
  • George A. Cook, Ph.D. - President of the Faculty Senate and Professor, College of Medicine

Faculty Credentials Workgroup

  • Cindy K. Russell, Ph.D., R.N. - Associate Vice Chancellor, Faculty Affairs - Chair
  • Cheryl R. Scheid, Ph.D. - Vice Chancellor, Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs
  • Alicia M. Dorsey, Ph.D. - Associate Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs
  • Rebecca Reynolds, Ph.D. - Assistant Dean of Faculty and Academic Affairs and Associate Professor, College of Allied Health Sciences
  • Lloyd A. George, D.D.S., M.Ed, J.D. - Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs and Professor, College of Dentistry
  • Donald B. Thomason, Ph.D. - Dean and Professor, College of Graduate Health Sciences
  • Susan E. Senogles, Ph.D. - Assistant Dean of Faculty Affairs and Professor, College of Medicine
  • Stephanie J. Phelps, Pharm.D. - Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor, College of Pharmacy
  • Patricia A. Cowan, Ph.D., M.N. - Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Associate Professor, College of Nursing

Student Policies & Procedures Workgroup

  • Cheryl R. Scheid, Ph.D. - Vice Chancellor, Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs - Chair
  • Alicia M. Dorsey, Ph.D. - Associate Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs
  • Sonya G. Smith, Ed.D, J.D. - Associate Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs
  • Keith Chandler - Director and Banner Project Manager, Student Affairs
  • Rick Kasser - Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Associate Professor, College of Allied Health Sciences
  • Stan Covington, D.D.S. - Associate Dean of Admissions and Student Affairs, College of Dentistry
  • Renate Rosenthal, Ph.D. - Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, College of Medicine
  • Leslie McKeon, Ph.D., RN, CNL, NEA-BC - Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Associate Professor, College of Nursing
  • Debbie Byrd, Pharm.D., BCPS - Associate Dean of Professional Affairs and Professor, College of Pharmacy
  • Rennolds S. Ostrom, Ph.D. - Associate Professor of Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy

Contact Us

For information on the overall UTHSC SACS Accreditation requirements and process, please email: accreditation@uthsc.edu. For more specific information, please visit the contacts page.