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School of Graduate Studies in Health Sciences

Graduate Council

Joey P. Granger (Dean) (C)
Lique Coolen (Associate Dean of Postdoctoral Studies) ex officio
Sydney Murphy (Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs) ex officio
Michael Ryan (Associate Dean of Student Affairs) ex officio
Jessica Bailey (Clinical Health Sciences)
Eva Bengten (Microbiology & Immunology)
Alejandro Chade (Physiology & Biophysics)
Sean Didion (MD/PhD)
Jason Griggs (Biomedical Materials Science)
Dana Grzybicki (Pathology)
Amol Janorkar (Biomedical Materials Science)
Michael Lehman (Clinical Anatomy)
Xiu Liu (Pathology)
Larry McDaniel (Microbiology & Immunology)
Andrew Notebaert (Clinical Anatomy)
Michelle Owens (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
Donna Platt (Neuroscience)
Drazen Raucher (Biochemistry)
Jane Reckelhoff (Biochemistry)
Jennifer Robinson (Nursing)
Robin Rockhold (Professional Portal)
Jennifer Sasser (Medical Pharmacology)
Mary Stewart (Nursing)
Douglas Vetter (Neuroscience)
Nancy West (Clinical Investigation)


The committee's charge is to establish admission requirements for the graduate program; to establish guidelines for scholastic requirements; to establish eligibility of faculty members for appointment to the Graduate Faculty; to establish policies for the formation of student advisory committees; to determine a student's eligibility for admission to candidacy for a degree; to meet periodically to review academic and research requirements for master's and doctoral programs; to determine dissertation and thesis formats and the mechanisms for administering the final oral examinations; to participate in the implementation of new degree requirements; and to revise and/or eliminate obsolete procedures.

Meeting Schedule
August 8, 2017
December 5, 2017
March 6, 2018
May 22, 2018