COCA Self Study Steering Committee

Linda Boyd, DO, Chair

Thomas A. Cavalieri, DO Dean
  Mission, Goals and Planning
Vince DeRisio, DO Governance, Administration & Finance
Janice Skica, MS Facilities, Equipment & Resources
Alan Shienbaum, DO Faculty
Kathryn Lambert, DO Students
Millicent King Channell, DO
Carl Hock, PhD Research & Scholarly Activities
Joanne Kaiser-Smith, DO Graduate Medical Education Outcomes
Jacqueline Giacobbe, MS.Ed, MA Director, Academic Affairs

Charge to Standard Committees:

  1. Review the pertinent COCA standard

  2. Determine how SOM does or does not meet each standard

  3. Make recommendations for corrective action where standards are not met

  4. Write a report of up to 10 pages.

Standard Committee Members

Standard 1: Mission, Goals and Planning

  • , Chair
  • Pamela Bashore, Ed.D
  • John Bertagnolli, DO
  • Salvatore Caradonna, PhD
  • Bernd Spur, PhD

Standard 2: Governance, Administration and Finance

  • Vince DeRisio, DO, Chair
  • Michael Rieker
  • George Scott, DO, DPM

Standard 3: Facilities, equipment and resources

  • Janice Skica, Chair
  • Andrew Wagner
  • Patrick Chadd
  • Rocco Carsia, PhD
  • Donald Noll, DO
  • Sima Bennett, MPH, RD
  • Brian Sunwoo, OMS-II

Standard 4: Faculty

  • Alan Shienbaum, DO, Chair
  • Roz Vinson
  • Christine Beswick
  • Robert Hudrick, DO
  • Robert Nagele, PhD
  • Ronald Ellis, PhD
  • Deanna Janora, MD
  • Jacqueline Giacobbe, MS.Ed, MA
  • Elizabeth Cronin, MA

Standard 5: Students

  • Kathryn Lambert, DO, Chair
  • Martin Forsberg, MD
  • Dean Micciche, MA
  • Barry Waterhouse, PhD
  • Paula Watkins, MAS
  • Jacqueline Giacobbe, MS.Ed, MA
  • Christine Willse, MBA
  • Sue Muller-Weeks, PhD
  • Regina Wilmes, M.Ed.
  • William Spinosi, OMS-III
  • Tammer Raouf, OMS-II

Standard 6: Curriculum

  • Millicent King Channell, DO, Chair
  • Pamela Basehore, Ed.D
  • Jacqueline Kaari, DO
  • Danielle Cooley, DO
  • Jennifer Caudle, DO
  • Jennifer Fischer, PhD
  • James White, PhD
  • Jacqueline Giacobbe, MS.Ed, MA
  • Jared Jones, OMS-II
  • Tara Beck, OMS-II

Standard 7: Research and scholarly activities

  • Carl Hock, PhD, Chair
  • Donald Noll, DO
  • Eric Moss, PhD
  • Paola Leone, PhD
  • Esther Deblinger, PhD
  • Janice Ciesielski

Standard 8: Graduate Medical Education outcomes

  • Joanne Kaiser-Smith, DO, Chair
  • Frank Levin, DO
  • Terry Brown, MA
  • Chuck Tucker, MA
  • Linda Boyd, DO

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