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Academic Affairs


The Office of Academic Affairs is committed to providing excellence in medical education to ensure that our graduates possess the knowledge, skills and professional attributes necessary to meet society’s health care needs. It is our responsibility to develop, implement and oversee academic and professional policy and standards to recognize academic excellence.

Marie Frazier, MD, MSFS
Assistant Dean
Academic Affairs
(304) 691-1300

Traci West-McCombs
(Fax) (304) 691-1740

Robert Nance "Robbie"
Administrative Associate
(304) 691-8592
(Fax) (304) 691-1740

NOTE: If you are an undergraduate student at Marshall University, please contact the university’s registrar office.

Duties & Services

  • Registrar and Student Records
  • 4th Year Guide - JCESOM Students
  • Chief Proctor for USMLE
  • Academic Calendar
  • Academic Advising
    • Academic AdvisingThe Office of Academic Affairs monitors student grades and professional behavior through all four years of medical school. In the MS-I and MS-II years, grades are reviewed following each block exam. Students who are evidencing academic difficulty are contacted by the Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs who works in conjunction with the student to identify barriers to adequate academic progress. Referrals are made to appropriate learning, physical and mental health providers as appropriate.MS-III and MS-IV midpoint evaluations are forwarded and reviewed during each rotation. Again, academic concerns are addressed through communication between the Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs and the student. Referrals are made as needed.
  • Academic and Professionalism Standards and Promotion
  • Course Scheduling
  • Syllabus Policies (PDF)
  • Rising Class Meetings and Clinical Orientation
  • Health and Immunization Records
  • Compliance with LCME and AAMC guidelines regarding Academic Standards

Contact Info