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Curriculum Committee


The mission of the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Curriculum Committee is to create an optimal learning environment and develop and implement the best possible curriculum for the medical students which will enhance their learning and provide a foundation for their professional careers as physicians.


Curriculum Committee Membership

Member Department Term Ends
Student Members (selected by class election)
Holly Farkosh Class of 2022 5/2022
Micah Ray Class of 2023 5/2023
Kelsey Matusic Class of 2024 5/2024
Class of 2025 5/2025
Biomedical Sciences Members (selected by departmental election)
Beverly Delidow, Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences 2/2022
Larry Grover, Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences 2/2022
Travis Salisbury, Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences 2/2022
Maria Serrat, Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences 2/2022
Hongwei Yu, Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences 2/2022
Clinical Faculty Members (selected by departmental election)
Marco Yung, M.D. Surgery 6/2021
James Day, M.D./Ph.D. Orthopaedics 6/2021
Doreen Griswold, M.D. Pathology 6/2021
Jennifer Gerlach, M.D. Pediatrics 6/2021
Kelly Melvin, M.D. Psychiatry 6/2021
Non-Voting Administrative Attendees
Nancy, Norton, M.D.
Biomedical Sciences (NON-VOTING)
Nitin Puri, M.D./Ph.D.
(Executive Secretary)
Office of Medical Education (NON-VOTING)
Robbie Nance, BSAM
(Recording Secretary)
Office of Medical Education (NON-VOTING)
Bobby Miller, M.D. Office of Medical Education (NON-VOTING)
Marie Frazier, M.D. Office of Medical Education (NON-VOTING)
Traci West-McCombs, M.S. Office of Medical Education (NON-VOTING)
Robbie Ashworth, M.A. Office of Medical Education (NON-VOTING)
Mary Beth Hogan, M.D.   (NON-VOTING)
Amy Smith, M.Ed. Office of Student Affairs (NON-VOTING)
Laura Christopher, M.Ed. Office of Student Affairs (NON-VOTING)
Mike McCarthy, M.A. IT (NON-VOTING)
Holly Dunmore, M.S. IT (NON-VOTING)


To convey any curricular issues, add items to the Curriculum Committee agenda, etc., please email the Curriculum Committee Chair, Nancy Norton at