Sullivan Academy

LOUIS W. SULLIVAN ACADEMY
Who is Louis W. Sullivan?

Academy Advisors
Advisors At-Large
Jodi Abbott Daniel Alford
Stephen Christiansen Joel Alpert
Anand Devaiah Joel Caslowitz
James Holsapple Paige Curran
John Polk Ali Guermazi
Judith (Judy) Saide Anna Hohler
Benjamin Siegel Susan Leeman
Carol Sulis Chris Manasseh
Elayne Peloquin
Catherine Rich
Jarrett Rushmore
Megan Sandel
Raja Sayegh

JOHN POLK, M.D

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Board Certification: Thoracic Surgery
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine (1974)
Residency: University of California, Irvine, CA (1978); Boston University Medical Center (1980); Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Boston, MA (1981)

Advisors At Large:
Catherine Rich, M.D. (Primary Care/Internal Medicine)

BENJAMIN SIEGEL, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry
Board Certification: Pediatrics
Medical School: University of Chigago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL (1967)
Residency: Boston City Hospital (1969), Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, NY (1971)
Additional Training: U.S. Public Health Service (1969-1971)
Special Interests: psychosocial pediatrics; medical ethics; patient-doctor communications; cultural issues; primary care

Advisors At Large:
Elayne Peloquin (Student Financial Services)
Dan Alford, M.D., (medicine/primary care, addiction, pain medicine)

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CAROL SULIS, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Hospital Epidemiologist, Boston Medical Center

Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY (1979)
Residency: Roger Williams General Hospital, Providence, RI (1982)
Additional Training: Medical Staff Fellow, Laboratory of Microbial Immunity, National Intitute of Allergy and Infections Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, MD (1985); Fellowship in Infectious Diseases, Boston City Hospital (1988)
Special Interests: Hospital Infection Control (including needlestick prevention); Bioterrorism; General Infectious diseases

Advisors At Large:
Joel Alpert, M.D. (Pediatrics)
Jarret Rushmore, Ph.D. (Anatomy/Neurobiology)

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ANAND DEVAIAH, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology
Associate Program Director for Education
Director, Medical Student Education in Otolaryngology

Board Certification: Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Medical School: University of Iowa School of Medicine (1996)
Residency: University of Kansas (2002)
Additional Training: Research Fellowship in Molecular Neurobiology, University of Iowa
Special Interests: skull base surgery (anterior & lateral), minimally invasive/endoscopic surgery, otologic/vestibular disorders, sinus surgery, head and neck surgery, head and neck cancer, general otolaryngology

Advisors At Large:
Chris Manasseh, M.D. (family medicine)
Megan Sandel, M.D., MPH (Pediatrics)

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JAMES HOLSAPPLE, M.D.

Chair of Neurosurgery
Professor of Neurosurgery
Board Certification: Neurological Surgery
Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS (1985)
Residency: Medicine, St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, KS (1986); Surgery, SUNY, Syracuse, NY (1987), NRSA Research Fellow, SUNY, Syracuse, NY (1990); Neurosurgery, SUNY, Syracuse, NY (1994)
Additional Training: Visiting Fellow, Functional Neurosurgery, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR (2001)
Special Interests: general adult and pediatric neurosurgery, functional neurosurgery

Advisors At Large:
Anna Hohler, M.D. (neurology)

JODI ABBOTT, M.D.

Clerkship Director, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Associate Professor, BUMC
Board Certification: Ob/Gyn, Maternal Fetal Medicine
Medical School: Hahnemann University (1986)
Residency: Tufts University Affiliated Hospitals (1990)
Additional Training: Maternal Fetal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (1992)
Special Interests: Prenatal diagnosis, Prevention of fetal demise, Medical student and resident education

Advisors At Large:
Susan Leeman, Ph.D. (pharmacology)

STEPHEN CHRISTIANSEN, M.D.

Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus Service
Chair, Department of Ophthalmology
Board Certification: Ophthalmology
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin (1982)
Residency: University of Kentucky Medical Center (1990)
Additional Training: Pediatric Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (1991), Chief Resident, UKMC, 1989-1990

Special Interests: Pharmacological treatment of strabismus, Retinopathy of prematurity, Congenital cataracts

Advisors At Large:
Joel Caslowitz, M.D. (medicine)
Paige Curran, M.A. (Academic Enhancement)

JUDITH SAIDE, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Physiology and Biophysics
Ph.D. Education: Ph.D. in Physiology, Boston University School of Medicine (1972)
Special Interests: research on contractile proteins in Drosophila

Advisors At Large:
Ali Guermazi, M.D. (radiology)
Raja Sayegh, M.D. (obstetrics and gynecology)

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