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Who to contact at DCOM Knoxville

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Director of Academic Support

Questions concerning tutoring, advising, academic support, licensing examinations

Mr. Cody (Christopher) Harrison |

Dr. Kali Weaver |


Assistant Dean of Basic Medical Sciences

Questions about the academic calendar and general curriculum

Dr. Syed Quadri |  


Chief Administrative Officer and Associate Dean of Preclinical Academic Affairs

Questions about the general curriculum, facilities/building concerns, building day-to-day operations

Dr. Jeffrey Martin |


Assessment Team Liaisons

Course or lecture-specific concerns

See email sent at the start of the semester for specific contact information

Individual Course Directors for each course

Individual lectures, courses, examinations (content), labs

Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs

Course oversight questions/concerns about EPC/OPP (years 1 and 2), Questions about Clinical Rotations (years 3 and 4)

Dr. Anya Cope |


SGA Executive Board Vice-President

Questions regarding TOUCH hours, Reporting TOUCH hours/service, questions about SGA Elections

Olusegun Agaja |  


Student Activities Coordinator

Questions regarding student life, club/organizational concerns, student programming ideas, and concerns

Laurana Lehman |  


Director of Research

Questions surrounding participating in on- and off-campus research

Dr. Natalie Freeman |

Dr. Adam Gromley |



Office of Exam Services

Mary Bolton |

Lovella Fitzovich |

Information Services

Personal technology issues, printing, myLMU, email accounts

Graduate Financial Aid Officer

Student accounts, financial aid, FAFSA, loans

Ms. Kelly Cash |


Immunizations, health insurance, background checks, yearly drug screens

Mr. Rick Slaven |

Ms. Anita Sutton |



Associate Dean of Students

General student concerns (school or personal), support resources, excused absences, COVID protocol, etc.

Dr. Justina Hyfantis |  


Assistant Dean of Students

General student concerns (school or personal), support resources, excused absences, COVID protocol, etc.

Dr. Kali Weaver |  

Mental Health Counselor

Concerns about your own or a peer's mental health

Julie Lamb |

Kasey Bruce |

Career Services

Questions or concerns about your future career

Kendall Stagg, M.Ed. |

Lisa Patterson Shelburne, MBA |

For ANY absences regarding labs or practicals - contact:

To excuse an absence and arrange for makeup with scholars

*If you have an unexcused absence you will get 11% deducted from your final grade


Dean and Chief Academic Officer of LMU-DCOM

Dr. Christopher Loyke |, Dean’s hour (see class schedule)


SGA Executive Board President

Curricular and scheduling concerns, school policy concerns, ideas for how to improve the campus climate

Daulton Swan |


Class President

Class concerns (basically anything that affects your graduating class and has no effect on other graduating classes), ideas for how to improve the class experience, and student engagement

Braden Hammer, OMS-II |

Karah Ruttlen, OMS-I |

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