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OCE Faculty

Ruth Levine, MD

Assistant Dean, Office of Clinical Education
Professor, Psychiatry
UTMB School of Medicine

As Assistant Dean for the Office of Clinical Education, Dr. Levine works closely with course and clerkship directors, community agencies, program coordinators and students to oversee clinical education throughout the School of Medicine curriculum.

JenniferHughesMD_leadershipJennifer Hughes, MD, FAAP

Assistant Dean for Regional Medical Education
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
UTMB School of Medicine

Dr. Hughes works with course and clerkship directors, community agencies, program coordinators and students to oversee the UTMB SOM clinical educational experience in Austin.

OCE Staff
Shaine LeGrand
Program Manager
(409) 747-0268
  • Coordinates orientation for 3rd and 4th year classes
  • Provides oversight of SOM 3rd year clerkships and assists with all questions related to 3rd and 4th year SOM course work
  • Management and oversight of Preclinical Preceptorships
  • Coordinates Austin and Houston clerkship assignments
  • Coordinates all activities associated with the Clerkship Directors,
    including the annual Clerkship Education Conference
  • Management and coordination of the Clinical Skills Experience
Frances Dawe
Community Education Specialist
(409) 747-1750
  • Coordinates SOM 3rd and 4th year Houston programs
  • Establish student rotations in Houston hospitals
  • Chief proctor for NBME shelf exams
  • Assists with WOS faculty appointment process
Brian Sullivan
Community Education Specialist
(409) 747-0265
  • Coordinates SOM 3rd year courses with Community Teaching Physicians
  • Preceptor access to the Moody Medical Library
  • UTMB's Rural Health Care Track coordinator
  • OCE Website maintenance
  • Assists with WOS faculty appointment process
Lori Ellis
Coordinator II
(409) 747-1850
  • Coordinator for all Scholarly Tracks
  • Pom3 & POM4 Coordinator
  • Student Housing Coordinator
  • Support for Electives Course Committee and Chair of CBEC
  • Management of all 3rd and 4th year electives
  • Coordinates student drug testing
Crystal Carpenter
Community Education Specialist
(409) 772-6953
  • Coordinates 4th year Ambulatory Community Selective (ACS) courses
  • Maintain affiliation agreements
Judy Terlik
Academic Advisor/Recruiter
(512) 324-7860
  • Coordinates SOM 4th Year Electives
  • Management of visiting student applications
  • Establish student electives
  • Proctor NBME Shelf Exams
  • Student Housing Coordinator