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    Steering Committee - SGEA


    Andrea Berry, MPA
    Executive Director, Faculty Life
    University of Central Florida College of Medicine

    Chair Elect

    Roy Strowd, MD, MEd, MS 
    Assistant Dean for Basic Science Curriculum 
    Medical College of Wisconsin-Central Wisconsin (Wake Forest University School of Medicine)

    Past Chair

    John Luk, MD
    Assistant Dean of Interprofessional Integration
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medical Education
    University of Texas at Austin, Dell Medical School

    UME Section Chair and Representative

    Andrew Parsons, MD, MPH, FACP
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    University of Virginia School of Medicine

    GME Section Chair and Representative

    Tera Howard, M.D., MPH
    Assistant Professor and Associate Chair of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion   
    Department of Women’s Health
    Dell Medical School

    CPD Section Chair and Representative

    Matt Orr, PhD
    Assistant Dean, Continuous Professional Development and Strategic Affairs
    Clinical Associate Professor of Family & Preventative Medicine
    University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia

    CPD Section Chair-Elect and Representative

    Shari A. Whicker, EdD, MEd
    Senior Director, Office of Continuing Professional Development
    Assistant Dean, Faculty Development
    Director, TEACH (Teaching Excellence Academy for Collaborative Healthcare)
    Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
    Carilion Clinic/Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
    Email:  Sawhicker@carilionclinic.org

    MESRE Chair and Representative

    A.J. Kleinheksel, PhD, CHSE-A
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Educational Researcher
    Educational Innovation Institute
    Augusta University Medical College of Georgia

    MESRE Chair-Elect and Representative

    Gary Beck-Dallaghan, PhD
    Assistant Dean, Evaluation & Assessment
    Professor of Medical Education
    University of Texas at Tyler School of Medicine
    Email:  gary.beckdallaghan@uthct.edu

    OSR Representative

    Samuel Ufuah
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

    Communications Chair

    Carrie Elzie, PhD
    Associate Professor of Pathology & Anatomy
    Eastern Virginia Medical School

    Medical Education Staff Representative

    Tyrese Hinkins-Jones, Med, Eds
    Associate Director, Programs-Medical Education
    Emory University School of Medicine

    Special Interest Group Coordinator

    Angie Hairrell, PhD
    Instructional Assistant Professor of Medical Humanities
    Director of Academic Support Services
    Texas A&M University College of Medicine


    2024 Spring Regional Conference Planning Chair

    Member-at-Large/2024 SGEA Regional Conference Planning Chair

    Nadia Ismail MD
    Professor of Medicine
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
    Email: ismail@bcm.edu   

    2025 SGEA Regional Conference Planning Chair

    Michele Birch, MD
    Asst Dean of Curriculum,
    Associate Professor, Family and Community Medicine
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine
    Email:  michele.birch@atriumhealth.org

    AAMC Web Liaison/Special Projects

    Mariah Rudd, MEd
    Director, Office of Continuing Professional Development
    ​TEACH (Teaching Excellence Academy for Collaborative Healthcare)
    Carillion Clinic/Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
    Email:  mjrudd@carilionclinic.org