Strategic Planning Steering Committee

The 2023-2028 Strategic Planning Steering Committee, consisting of executive leadership and department chairs, aims to establish a transparent and supportive community culture, develop exceptional clinical programs, educate and inspire lifelong learners, lead transformative research for advancing patient-centered care and innovation, enhance community engagement opportunities, and operate with a well-defined strategy for financial sustainability.

  • Curtis L. Whitehair, M.D.
    Interim Dean, College of Medicine
    Designated Institutional Official (DIO)
  • Jennifer Caceres, M.D.
    Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Admissions
    Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Rebecca H. Napier, M.B.A., SHRM-SCP
    Chief Operating Officer
    Senior Associate Dean for Finance and Administration
  • Lisa Clayton, D.O.
    Program Director of the Emergency Medicine Residency
    Chair of the Emergency Medicine Department
    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
  • Joanna Drowos, D.O., M.P.H., M.B.A.
    Professor of Family Medicine
  • Allison Ferris, M.D.
    Program Director of Internal Medicine Residency
    Chair of the Medicine Department
    Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H.
    Interim Chair of the Population Health and Social Medicine Department
    Sir Richard Doll Professor
    Senior Academic Advisor
  • Lawrence Lottenberg, M.D.
    Chair, Department of Surgery
    Clinical Affiliate Professor of Surgery
    Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, St. Mary's Medical Center
  • Janet Robishaw, Ph.D.
    Senior Associate Dean for Research
    Chair of the Biomedical Science Department
    Professor of Biomedical Science
    Executive Director, Research Distinction Track
Additional Information
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine offers students a variety of educational programs and degrees.
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road, BC-71
Boca Raton, FL 33431