Office of Faculty Affairs & Diversity

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The Office for Faculty Affairs and Diversity (OFAD) oversees the Department of Medicine programs to support the mentoring, career development, and advancement of our faculty.

Our goals and responsibilities include:

  • Enhance faculty scholarship through educational programs in scientific writing, grant proposal development, and project development
  • Promote effective mentoring relationships through mentorship training, support tools, and oversight
  • Oversee and facilitate the annual promotion and tenure process
  • Assist with the recruitment and retention of a diverse faculty, with an emphasis on increasing the number of women and underrepresented minorities on the faculty and in leadership roles
  • Connect faculty to relevant intramural/extramural career development programs and awards

Program Leaders


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Anne Joseph, MD, MPH
Vice Chair
Anne Weber Main, PhD
Associate Vice Chair
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Mohamed Hassan, MD
Diversity Director
Cuong Pham, MD
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

OFAD Administrators


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Michon Peterson
Phone: 612-626-0483
Emily Kowalczyk
Administrative Associate
Phone: 612-624-2909