About Us

Vision

The vision of the Office of Faculty Advancement is to build an environment of inclusive excellence, allowing each faculty member to reach their fullest potential and to make meaningful contributions to their career goals and the institution’s mission.

Mission

  • Establish seamless alignments with academic departments and administrations to effectively recruit, appoint, advance, and retain a diverse faculty.
  • Design and develop evidence-based professional development programs and activities that enable faculty to achieve their highest ambitions as educators, investigators, and clinicians of the 21st century.

Our Staff

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Darshana Shah, PhD.
Associate Dean
Faculty Advancement 
Professor of Pathology
Founding Editor-in-Chief
Marshall Journal of Medicine
AAMC Group on Faculty Affairs (GFA) Steering Committee 
shah@marshall.edu

Cynthia J. Krantz
Program Coordinator
Office of Faculty Advancement
krantz6@marshall.edu

Taylor Ryan
Administrative Assistant
Office of Faculty Advancement
304-691-1772
ryan69@marshall.edu