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JAMP Leadership


JAMP Council

Chair

Benjamin N. Nguyen, M.D.
Professor
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.
Assistant 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
The University of Texas Health San Antonio Long School of Medicine
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78229

 
Richard Carroll, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Preventive
Medicine and Community Health
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77555-0807
 
 
Wei-Jung Chen, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Texas A&M University College of Medicine
8447 State Highway 47 MS 1359
Bryan, TX 77807
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
Wallace Gleason, M.D.
Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs
McGovern Medical School
6431 Fannin Street, MSB G.300
Houston, Texas 77030

Cynthia Perry, Ph.D.
Molecular Medicine, Molecular Pathology & Biomedical Sciences
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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
Associate Professor of Medical Education
The University of Texas at Austin
Dell Medical School
1501 Red River Street
Austin, Texas 78712

JAMP Council Alternates

Pierre W. Banks, Ed.D.
Senior Specialist, Learning and Career Counseling
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77555-0807

Ricardo Belmares, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
4800 Alberta Avenue
El Paso, Texas 79920

Paulina Cardenas, M.D.
Assistant Professor
The University of Texas Health San Antonio Long School of Medicine
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78229

Summer Davies, M.D.
Assistant Professor - Pedi Administration
Texas Tech Health Sciences Center
3601 4th Street
Lubbock, Texas 79430 

Karen Johnson, M.D.
Associate Dean for Admission and Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza
Houston, Texas 77030

Latanya Love, M.D.
Assistant Dean for Admissions & Student Affairs
McGovern Medical School
6431 Fannin, Room G300
Houston, Texas 77030

Keisa W. Mathis, Ph.D., FAHA
Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology
Univ. of North Texas Health Science Center - Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Thomas Peterson, Ph.D.
Director, Medical Education
Texas A&M University College of Medicine
164 Joe H. Reynolds Medical Building
College Station, Texas 77843-1114

 Ava Pierce, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
U.T. Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, Texas 75390-9006


JAMP Council Consultants

Joel Daboub
Director of Admissions  & Records
University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School
1501 Red River Street 
Austin, Texas 78712
 
Belinda Gonzalez
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.
Director of Admissions
Univ. of North Texas Health Science Center - Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, Texas 76107-2699
Filomeno Maldonado
Associate Dean, Admissions & Student Affairs
Texas A&M University College of Medicine
8447 State Highway 47
Bryan, Texas 77807-3260

Mayra Martinez
Associate 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.
Associate Provost of Faculty Development and Institutional Research
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza
Houston, Texas 77030
Laura Olivas
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 of 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, Environmental Science
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
Associate Director
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
4800 Alberta Avenue
El Paso, Texas 79920

Elizabeth Camacho-Lopez
Administrative Associate
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

Jazmin A. Gonzalez
Senior Admissions Officer
The University of Texas Health San Antonio Long School of Medicine
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78229

Ashley Hanson
Assistant Director of Recruitment and Special Programs
Texas Tech Health Sciences Center
3601 4th Street, School of Medicine
Lubbock, Texas 79430

Sandra Jeffery
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

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

Program Coordinator

Jennifer Koenig

Administrative Associate

Cody Pannel

Administrative Assistant