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JAMP Leadership


JAMP Council

Chair
Benjamin N. Nguyen, M.D.
Professor
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Brain Injury Medicine
Brain Injury Fellowship Director
University of Texas Southwestern Center
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75390-9055
Chair-Elect
Felix Morales, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Family Medicine
Associate Dean of Admissions and Diversity
Texas Tech Health Sciences Center
3601 4th Street, MS 6213
Lubbock, Texas 79430
Past Chair
Judianne Kellaway, M.D., M.Ed., FACS
Associate Dean for Admissions
Department of Ophthalmology
The University of Texas Health San Antonio Long School of Medicine
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78229
Pierre W. Banks, Ed.D.
Senior Director, Admissions & Recruitment
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77555-0807
Wei-Jung Chen, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Neuroscience & Experimental Therapeutics
Associate Dean for Faulty Affairs and Curriculum Management
Texas A&M University College of Medicine
8447 State Highway 47 MS 1359
Bryan, TX 77807
William H. Daily, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Director of General, Gynecological, Urologic, Bariatric, and Robotic Anesthesia
McGovern Medical School
6431 Fannin Street
Houston, Texas 77030
Cristel Escalona, M.D.
Assistant Professor - Clinical
The University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley
School of Medicine
1210 W Schunior Street
Edinburg, Texas 78541 
Karen Johnson, M.D.
Associate Dean for Admissions
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza
Houston, Texas 77030
Cynthia Perry, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor; Molecular Medicine, Molecular Pathology and Biomedical Science
Director; Laboratory for Education in Molecular Medicine
Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
4800 Alberta Avenue
El Paso, Texas 79920
Alan Podawiltz, D.O., M.S., FAPA
Chairman and Associate Professor Psychiatry and Behavioral Health
University of North Texas Health
Patient Services Department: Psychiatry/Psychiatry Office PCC
855 Montgomery 4th Floor
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
Steve Smith, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Department of Medical Education
The University of Texas at Austin
Dell Medical School
1501 Red River Street
Austin, Texas 78712

JAMP Council Alternates

Ricardo Belmares, Ph.D.
Instructor of Anatomy
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
4800 Alberta Avenue
El Paso, Texas 79920
Paulina Cardenas, M.D., FASA
Associate Professor
Director of Division of Obstetric Anesthesia
The University of Texas Health San Antonio Long School of Medicine
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78229
Diane Chico, Ph.D.
Instructional Professor
TDepartment of Neuroscience & Experimental Therapeutics
8447 Riverside Pkwy
2102 Medical Research and Education Building
Bryan , TX
Summer Davies, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics Administration
Texas Tech Health Sciences Center
3601 4th Street
Lubbock, Texas 79430 
Ruth Levine, M.D.
Professor
Psychiatry and Internal Medicine
Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Admissions
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77555-0807
Dana M. McDowelle, M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Dean
Admissions and Student Affairs
McGovern Medical School
6431 Fannin Street
Houston, Texas 77030
Keisa W. Mathis, Ph.D., FAHA
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Assistant Professor, Physiology & Anatomy
Univ. of North Texas Health Science Center - Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
 Ava Pierce, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
U.T. Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, Texas 75390-9006
 Jesus Vallejo, M.D.
Professor
Pediatrics, Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Associate Dean of Admissions
Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza
Houston, Texas 77030

JAMP Council Consultants

Joel Daboub, MBA
Director of Admissions  & Records
Student Affairs
University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School
1501 Red River Street 
Austin, Texas 78712
 
Belinda Gonzalez M.P.A.
Director of Admissions and Special Programs
The University of Texas Health San Antonio Long School of Medicine
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78229
Mike Kennedy, Ed.D.
Assistant Dean for TCOM Admissions
Univ. of North Texas Health Science Center - Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, Texas 76107-2699
Filomeno Maldonado, MA
Associate Dean of Admissions
Texas A&M University College of Medicine
8447 State Highway 47
Bryan, Texas 77807-3260

Mayra Martinez
Director of Admissions
The University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley
School of Medicine
1210 W Schunior Street
Edinburg, Texas 78541
Betty Monfort
Senior Assistant Dean for Admissions
The University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley
School of Medicine
1210 W Schunior Street
Edinburg, Texas 78541
Nancy P. Moreno, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Education, Innovation & Technology
Associate Provost of Faculty Development and Institutional Research
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza
Houston, Texas 77030
Laura Olivas
Senior Director of Admissions
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
4800 Alberta Avenue
El Paso, Texas 79920
Linda Prado
Director of Admissions, School of Medicine
Texas Tech Health Sciences Center
3601 4th Street, School of Medicine
Lubbock, Texas 79430

Leah Shouten
Director of Admission and Recruitment
U.T. Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, Texas 75390-9006

JAMP Faculty Director Consultants

Carolyn L. Bouma, Ph.D.
JAMP Faculty Director
Associate Professor
Microbiology, Histology, Medical Microbiology and Basic and Contemporary Biology
West Texas A&M University
Canyon, Texas 79016

Jason De La Rosa
JAMP Faculty Director
Director, Career & Professional Development
St. Edward's University
3001 South Congress
Austin, Texas 78704

Richard L. Puzdrowski, Ph.D.
JAMP Faculty Director
Associate Professor of Biology, Biotechnology and Environmental Science
Cooperative Degree Program AdvisorDepartment Chair of Biology and Biotechnology, 
University of Houston Clear Lake
2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, Texas 77058

JAMP Medical School Coordinators

Yolanda Bell
Assistant Director and JAMP Coordinator
McGovern Medical School
6431 Fannin
Houston, Texas 77030

Yolanda Betancourt, MBA
Associate Director of Admissions
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
4800 Alberta Avenue
El Paso, Texas 79920

 

Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza
Houston, Texas 77030

Guillermo Canedo
Program Coordinator
The University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley
School of Medicine
1210 W Schunior Street
Edinburg, Texas 78541

Belinda Gonzalez
Director of Admissions & Special Programs
The University of Texas Health San Antonio Long School of Medicine
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78229

Sandra Jeffery, M.Ed.
Admissions and Recruitment Coordinator
U.T. Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, Texas 75390-9006

Gaby Loredo
Admissions & JAMP Coordinator
University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School
1501 Red River Street
Austin, Texas 78712

Lorena Marin
Assistant Director of Admissions/JAMP Coordinator
Univ. of North Texas Health Science Center - Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, Texas 76107-2699

LeTanya Neely
Director of Student Recruitment
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77555-0807

Linda Prado
Director of Admissions, School of Medicine
Texas Tech Health Sciences Center
3601 4th Street, School of Medicine
Lubbock, Texas 79430

Fernando Vasquez
Director of Admissions
Texas A&M University College of Medicine
8447 State Highway 47
Bryan, Texas 77807-3260


JAMP Administration

P.O. Box 2175
Austin, TX, 78768
512-499-4352
Email: info@texasjamp.org

Paul Hermesmeyer

Director

Joel H. Robles, Ed.D., MBA

Associate Director

Jennifer Koenig

Administrative Associate

Cody Pannel

Administrative Assistant