Meet the Staff

Graduate Medical Sciences administration is an indispensable part of the BUSM community. Our staff supports the education, success and well-being of over 900 graduate students and postdocs throughout their career at Boston University School of Medicine. Please visit our office or use the directory below.

GMS Leadership


  C. James McKnight, PhD
Associate Provost/Dean
Associate Professor of Physiology & Biophysics
Contact Grace for an appointment

Dr. McKnight  joined BU in 1995 as Assistant Professor of Biophysics and is a structural biologist.

Assistant Deans


Theresa A. Davies, PhD Theresa A. Davies, PhD
Assistant Dean, Masters Programs
Director, MS Oral Health Sciences Program
Clinical Associate Professor of Medical Sciences & Education
Andrew Henderson, PhD Andrew Henderson, PhD
Assistant Dean, Doctoral Programs
Professor of Medicine
Barbara Schreiber, PhD Barbara Schreiber, PhD
Assistant Dean, Alumni Affairs
Associate Professor of Biochemistry
Gregory A. Viglianti, PhD Gregory A. Viglianti, PhD
Assistant  Dean, Operations
Associate Professor of Microbiology

Directors


 

Gwynneth D. Offner, PhD Gwynneth Offner, PhD
Director,  MS Medical Sciences Program
Associate Professor of Medicine
Fadie Coleman, MA, PhD Fadie Coleman, MA, PhD
Director, BLCS Program
Assistant Professor of Medical Sciences & Education
M. Isabel Dominguez, PhD M. Isabel Dominguez, PhD
Director, Summer Training as Research Scholars
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Brigitte Ritter, PhD Brigitte Ritter, PhD
Director, Analytics & Admissions
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Katelyn Daley
Associate Director, Finance

Student Services


Millie Agosto Millie Agosto
Registrar, Graduate Medical Sciences
Karen Francis Karen Francis
Assistant Registrar, Graduate Medical Sciences
Olivia Gilbert
Assistant Registrar, Graduate Medical Sciences

Graduate Affairs


Kimberly Arena Kimberly Arena, EdM
Director, Graduate Affairs
Shuchita Rao Shuchita Rao, MS
Manager, Admissions

Business and Operations


GMS Operations
Operations, Graduate Medical Sciences

Marketing & Communications


Mike Bloom
Marketing & Communications Specialist
Sarah Rowan
Public Relations Associate

Post-Doctoral Affairs


Sarah Hokanson Sarah Hokanson, PhD
Assistant Provost,
Professional Development and Postdoctoral Affairs

Administrative Staff


Ying-Ju Lai Ying-Ju Lai, MFA
Masters of Science in Medical Science (MAMS)
Program Coordinator
Devin Weaver Devin Weaver
Masters of Science in Medical Science (MAMS)
Admissions Counselor
James Mazarakis
Administrative Coordinator
Christina Bowley Christina Bowley, MA
Oral Health Sciences Program Manager
Umerani Grace Marango
Executive Assistant to the Associate Provost
Sarah Mlynek
Administrative Assistant