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Faculty and Staff 
Osteopathic Medical Program at PCOM

Administrative Faculty

Kenneth Veit, DO, MBA, FACOFP
Provost, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean
Professor

Joseph Kaczmarczyk, DO, MPH, MBA
Vice Dean, PCOM Osteopathic Medicine Program
Professor

Contact Information

Osteopathic Medical Program
PCOM
4170 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Phone: 215-871-6770

Staff

Amanda Mills
Assistant to the Dean and Provost
Phone: 215-871-6790
Email: amandami@pcom.edu

Nicole Dillard
Provost Office Manager
Phone: 215-871-6776
Email: nicoledi@pcom.edu

Faculty

Christopher Adams, PhD portrait

Christopher Adams, PhD

Professor of Anatomy

Phone: 215-871-6534

Email: christopherad@pcom.edu

Donald Allison, DO portrait

Donald Allison, DO

Associate Professor
PCOM First Year Course Director, Osteopathic Principles and Practice

Phone: 215-871-6425

Denah Appelt, PhD portrait

Denah Appelt, PhD

Director of Dual Degree Programs and Biomedical Science Specialty Concentrations in
the School of Health Sciences
Professor of Neuroscience

Phone: 215-871-6164

Email: denaha@pcom.edu

Brian Balin, PhD portrait

Brian Balin, PhD

Director of the Center for Chronic Disorders of Aging - Basic Science
Professor of Neuroscience and Neuropathology

Phone: 215-871-6862

Email: brianba@pcom.edu

John Becher, DO, FACOEP-D, FAAEM portrait

John Becher, DO, FACOEP-D, FAAEM

Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
Professor

Phone: 215-871-6320

Email: JohnB@pcom.edu

Michael Becker, DO, MS portrait

Michael Becker, DO, MS

Associate Dean of Clinical Education
Professor

Marcus Bell, PhD portrait

Marcus Bell, PhD

Director, Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences
Professor of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology

Phone: 215-871-6834

Email: marcusbe@pcom.edu

Kristen Berry, DO portrait

Kristen Berry, DO

Assistant Professor

Peter Bidey, DO, MSEd portrait

Peter Bidey, DO, MSEd

Vice-Chair, Department of Family Medicine
Director of Family Medicine Residency Program - Suburban Hospital PCOM
Director of Longitudinal Curricular Integration and Active Learning
Assistant Professor

Ruth Borghaei, PhD portrait

Ruth Borghaei, PhD

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Phone: 215-871-6454

Email: ruthb@pcom.edu

Arturo Bravo Nuevo, PhD portrait

Arturo Bravo Nuevo, PhD

Associate Professor of Neuroscience

Phone: 215-871-6345

Email: arturobr@pcom.edu

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David Cavanaugh, BS

Instructor of Anatomy
Director Gross Anatomy Laboratory

Phone: 215-871-6530

Email: davidc@pcom.edu

Qian Chen, PhD portrait

Qian Chen, PhD

Assistant Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology

Phone: 215-871-6153

Email: qianch@pcom.edu

Kerin Claeson, PhD portrait

Kerin Claeson, PhD

Director of Policy Formation and Metrics Development
Professor of Anatomy

Phone: 215-871-6526

Email: kerincl@pcom.edu

Farzaneh Daghigh, PhD portrait

Farzaneh Daghigh, PhD

Professor of Biochemistry

Phone: 215-871-6449

Email: farzanehd@pcom.edu

Autumn Dye, DO portrait

Autumn Dye, DO

Assistant Professor

Marina D’Angelo, PhD portrait

Marina D’Angelo, PhD

Professor of Anatomy

Phone: 215-871-6525

Email: marinada@pcom.edu

Larry Finkelstein, DO, FACOFP portrait

Larry Finkelstein, DO, FACOFP

Medical Director of Student Wellness
Professor

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Jeffrey Freeman, DO

Chair, Division of Endocrinology and Professor

Phone: 215-871-6337

Email: jeffreyf@pcom.edu

Kerin Fresa, PhD portrait

Kerin Fresa, PhD

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Associate Dean of Osteopathic Curriculum - Philadelphia Campus

Phone: 215-871-6864

Email: kerinf@pcom.edu

David Fuller, DO, FAAO, FNAOME portrait

David Fuller, DO, FAAO, FNAOME

Professor
OMM Department Practice Management Adviser
PCOM Second Year Course Director, Osteopathic Principles and Practice

Phone: 215-871-6425

Frederick Goldstein, PhD, FCP portrait

Frederick Goldstein, PhD, FCP

Professor of Clinical Pharmacology

Phone: 215-871-6859

Email: fredg@pcom.edu

Joan Grzybowski, DO portrait

Joan Grzybowski, DO

Assistant Professor

Cathy Hatcher, PhD portrait

Cathy Hatcher, PhD

Associate Professor of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology

Phone: 215-871-6527

Email: cathyha@pcom.edu

Susan Hingley, PhD portrait

Susan Hingley, PhD

Interim Chair of the Department of Bio-Medical Sciences
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Phone: 215-871-6854

Email: susanh@pcom.edu

Michelle Hobson, DO  portrait

Michelle Hobson, DO

Clinical Assistant Professor

Phone: 215-871-6425

Email: michellehob@pcom.edu

Nicol Joseph, DO, CMD portrait

Nicol Joseph, DO, CMD

Associate Professor
Program Director, Geriatric Fellowship
Medical Director of Comprehensive Care Center

Joseph Kaczmarczyk, DO, MPH, MBA portrait

Joseph Kaczmarczyk, DO, MPH, MBA

Vice Dean, PCOM Osteopathic Medicine Program
Professor

Email: josephkac@pcom.edu

Joanne Kakaty-Monzo, DO portrait

Joanne Kakaty-Monzo, DO

Academic Chair
Clinical Professor

Phone: 215-871-6789

Email: joanneka@pcom.edu

Jason Kaplan, DO, FACC, FACP portrait

Jason Kaplan, DO, FACC, FACP

Division of Cardiology
Clinical Associate Professor

Phone: 215-871-6689

Email: JasonKa@pcom.edu

Bruce Kornberg, DO portrait

Bruce Kornberg, DO

Chair, Division of Cardiology and Professor

Phone: 215-871-6337

Email: bruceko@pcom.edu

David Kuo, DO portrait

David Kuo, DO

Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education
Associate Professor of Family Medicine

Erik Langenau, DO, MS portrait

Erik Langenau, DO, MS

Professor
Chief Academic Technology Officer
Director for Teaching Support and Professional Development

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Pat Lannutti, DO

Chair, Division of General Internal Medicine
Departmental Co-Vice-Chairman
Professor

Andrew Levin, DO portrait

Andrew Levin, DO

Assistant Professor

Phone: 215-871-6425

Email: andrewlevi@pcom.edu

Christopher Scott Little, PhD portrait

Christopher Scott Little, PhD

Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Phone: 215-871-6882

Email: chrisl@pcom.edu

Joseph Lubeck, DO portrait

Joseph Lubeck, DO

Chair, Division of Neurology and Professor

Phone: 215-871-6337

Email: josephlub@pcom.edu

Michael McGuinness, PhD portrait

Michael McGuinness, PhD

Professor of Anatomy

Phone: 215-871-6524

Email: michaelmcg@pcom.edu

Heather Montie, PhD portrait

Heather Montie, PhD

Associate Professor of Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology

Phone: 215-871-6361

Email: heathermon@pcom.edu

Harry Morris, DO, MPH portrait

Harry Morris, DO, MPH

Professor and Chair

Alexander Nicholas, DO, FAAO, Dist. portrait

Alexander Nicholas, DO, FAAO, Dist.

Professor and Chair

Phone: 215-871-6425

Lauren Noto-Bell, DO portrait

Lauren Noto-Bell, DO

Associate Professor
Residency Program Director, Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine

Phone: 215-871-6425

Daniel Parenti, DO, FCCP, FACOI portrait

Daniel Parenti, DO, FCCP, FACOI

Chair and Professor with Tenure
Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency

Meghna Patel, DO, MPH, FAAP, FACOP portrait

Meghna Patel, DO, MPH, FAAP, FACOP

Assistant Professor

Phone: 215-871-6425

Email: meghnash@pcom.edu

Diana Peterson, PhD portrait

Diana Peterson, PhD

Professor

Phone: 678-225-7463

Email: dianape1@pcom.edu

Erik Polan, DO portrait

Erik Polan, DO

Assistant Professor

Philip Reno, PhD portrait

Philip Reno, PhD

Associate Professor of Anatomy

Phone: 215-871-6749

Email: philipre@pcom.edu

Art Sesso, DO portrait

Art Sesso, DO

Senior Associate Dean of Osteopathic Curricular Innovation and Oversight
Chairman, Department of Surgery
Director of Graduate Medical Education, Surgical Services
Medical Director, Clinical Learning and Assessment Center
Professor

Phone: 215-871-6942

Email: asesso@pcom.edu

George Spyropoulos, DO portrait

George Spyropoulos, DO

Assistant Professor

Michael Srulevich, DO, MPH portrait

Michael Srulevich, DO, MPH

Medical Director, Physician Assistant Studies Program
Associate Professor

Katherine Van Winkle, MS portrait

Katherine Van Winkle, MS

Anatomy Lab Instructor

Phone: 215-871-6648

Email: katheriva@pcom.edu

Kenneth Veit, DO, MBA, FACOFP portrait

Kenneth Veit, DO, MBA, FACOFP

Provost, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean
Professor

Phone: 215-871-6770

Michael Venditto, DO portrait

Michael Venditto, DO

Professor and Chair, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency

Rosemary Vickers, DO portrait

Rosemary Vickers, DO

Chair
Director of Pediatric Courses
Associate Professor

Phone: 215-871-1800

Email: rosemaryv@pcom.edu

Matthew Weinberg, MB portrait

Matthew Weinberg, MB

Associate Professor

Phone: 215-871-6983

Email: matthewwe@pcom.edu

Barbara Williams-Page, DO portrait

Barbara Williams-Page, DO

Associate Professor

Mei Xu, MD, PhD portrait

Mei Xu, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology

Phone: 215-871-6520

Email: meixu@pcom.edu

Lindon Young, PhD portrait

Lindon Young, PhD

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Phone: 215-871-6832

Email: lindonyo@pcom.edu

Dianzheng Zhang, PhD portrait

Dianzheng Zhang, PhD

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Phone: 215-871-6588

Email: dianzhengzh@pcom.edu

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