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
Raj Singh Class of 2018 6/18
Gregory Hill Class of 2019 6/18
Joey Simmons Class of 2020 6/18
TBD Class of 2021 6/18
Anatomy & Pathology Members Appointed by their Chair
Krista Denning, MD
Pathology 6/19 (2nd term)
Maria Serrat, Ph.D. Anatomy 6/18 (2nd term)
Biochemistry & Microbiology Members Appointed by their Chair
Hungwei Yu, Ph.D. Microbiology 6/18 (2nd term)
Pharmacology, Physiology and Toxicology Members Appointed by their Chair
Nalini Santanam, Ph.D. Pharmacology 6/18 (2nd term)
Piyali Dasgupta, Ph.D. Physiology 6/19 (3rd term)
Basic Science Appointees by the Dean
Larry Grover, Ph.D Pharmacology 6/18 (2nd term)
Clinical Faculty Members Appointed by their Chair
James Day, MD Orthopaedic Surgery 6/19 (2nd term)
Kelly Melvin, MD Psychiatry 6/19 (3rd term)
Hisham Keblawi, M.D. Obstetrics & Gynecology 6/19 (4th term)
Bonnie Beaver, M.D. Surgery 6/19 (2nd term)
Adrienne Mays, M.D. Family & Community Health 6/19 (2nd term)
Sean Loudin, M.D. (CHAIR) Pediatrics 6/18 (2nd term)
Stephen Roy, M.D. Internal Medicine 6/18 (1st term)
Paul Ferguson, M.D. Neuroscience 6/18 (3rd term)
Administrative Appointees by the Dean
Bobby Miller, M.D. Office of Medical Education (NON-VOTING)
Nitin Puri, M.D., Ph.D.
(Executive Secretary)
Office of Medical Education (NON-VOTING)


To convey any curricular issues, add items to the Curriculum Committee agenda, etc., please email the Curriculum Committee Chair, Sean Loudin, MD at