UMBrella Advisory Board

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*Founding Members

Cherita Adams

Cherita Adams, MBA, MS

Assistant Dean for Administration & Strategic Initiatives
School of Social Work

Kristina Alayan

Kristina Alayan, JD, MLIS

Associate Dean for Library & Technology and Associate Law School Professor
Carey School of Law

Patricia Alvarez

Patricia Alvarez, PhD

Chief Student Affairs Officer and Associate Vice President of Student Affairs
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Alison Brown

Alison Brown, MPH, BSN

President
University of Maryland Medical Center, Midtown Campus

Vanessa Carroll

Vanessa Carroll, MS

Special Asstisant to the Dean
School of Dentistry

Christina Cestone

Christina Cestone, PhD

Vice Provost of Faculty Affairs
Office of the Provost

Juliet Dickerson

Juliet Dickerson, MS

Functional Project Lead, Human Resource Services
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Crystal Edwards

Crystal Edwards, JD

Assistant Dean for Academic Admin
Carey School of Law

Deborah Eisenburg

Deborah T. Eisenburg, JD

Piper & Marbury Professor of Law, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Faculty Director, Center for Dispute Resolution & Dispute Resolution Program
Carey School of Law

Diane Farnetta

Diane Faranetta

Assistant Vice President for Enterprise Applications
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Diane Forbes Berthoud

Diane Forbes Berthoud, PhD

Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Erin Giudice

Erin Giudice, MD*

Director, Pediatric Residency Program
School of Medicine

Pam Heckler

Pamela Heckler

Vice President, Financial Operations, COO & Treasurer, UMB Office of Philanthropy
University of Maryland, Baltimore Foundation, Inc.

Cheri Hendrix

Cherilyn (Cheri) Hendrix, DHED, MSBME, PA-C, DFAAPA

Assistant Dean for Physician Assistant Education, Associate Professor, Program Director
UMB/AACC Collaborative Physician Assistant Program

Renee McDonald Hutchins

Renée McDonald Hutchins, JD

Dean
Carey School of Law

Jodi Jacobson Frey

Jodi Jacobson Frey, PhD, LCSW-C, CEAP

Professor
School of Social Work

Laura Kozak

Laura Kozak, MA

Senior Associate Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Alana Kyriakakis

Alana Kyriakakis, JD

University Counsel
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Cherokee Layson-Wolf

Cherokee Layson-Wolf, PHARMD

Associate Dean and School Professor
School of Pharmacy

Jennifer Litchman

Jennifer Litchman, MA, Chair*

Senior Vice President for External Relations
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Victoria Marchese

Victoria Marchese, PhD, PT

Associate Professor and Chair
School of Medicine

Sarah Michel

Sarah Michel, PhD

Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
School of Pharmacy

Yolanda Ogbolu

Yolanda Ogbolu, Phd

Chair, Partnerships, Professional Education and Practice and Associate Professor
School of Nursing

Judy Postmus

Judy L. Postmus, PhD, ACSW

Dean
School of Social Work

Isabelita Rambob

Isabelita Rambob, DDS

Clinical Assistant Professor
School of Dentistry

Dawn Rhodes

Dawn Rhodes, MBA

Chief Business and Finance Officer and Vice President
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Virginia Rowthorn

Virginia Rowthorn, JD, LLM

Assistant Vice President for Global Engagement and Executive Director
Center for Global Engagement (CGE)

Monica Schneider

Monica Schneider, DDS

Clinical Associate Professor & Director of Predoctoral Orthodontics
School of Dentistry

Jane Shaab

Jane Shaab, MBA*

Assistant Vice President, Economic Development
UMB & BioPark

Sheryl Syme

Sheryl Syme, RDH, MS

Associate Professor & Director of Dental Hygiene Programs
School of Dentistry

M. J. Tooey

M. J. Tooey, MLS, AHIP, FMLA*

Assoc. Vice Provost and Dean
Health Sciences and Human Services Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore

Shannon Tucker

Shannon Tucker, MS, CPHIMS

Assistant Dean
School of Pharmacy

Alison Watkins

Alison Watkins, JD, MS

Assistant Vice President for Enterprise Risk and Policy
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Niya Werts

Niya Werts, PhD, MIS, MS, EHS, LMT

Graduate Program Director of Health Science
Graduate School

Thelma Wright

Thelma Wright, MD, ESQ

Assistant Professor
School Medicine

Paulette Harris-Gross

UMBrella Staffing: Paulette Harris-Gross, MS

Sr. Community Program Specialist
Office of the President