Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Office of Special Events

Our Team

Melanie Kruchten

Melanie Kruchten

Director
melanie( at )northwestern.edu
312-503-2421

Event Portfolio: Dean’s and Faculty Events

Contact me about:

  • Dean’s Events
  • Faculty Events
  • New initiatives/Requests for the Dean
  • Research Day
  • Campaign Events
  • Groundbreaking/Topping Off/Dedication Events
Erin Hogan

Erin Hogan

Manager
erin-hogan( at )northwestern.edu
312-503-6395

Event Portfolio: Student-Centered Events

Contact me about:

  • Office of Diversity and Inclusion Events
  • Medical Scientist Training Program Events
  • Master of Public Health/Program in Public Health Events
  • Physician Assistant Program Events
  • Second Look Weekend Events
  • Alumni Weekend Registration
Jennifer Langland

Jennifer Langland

Manager
j-langland( at )northwestern.edu
312-503-0433

Event Portfolio: Medical School-Wide Events

Contact me about:

  • Match Day
  • Commencement
  • Honors Day
  • Founders’ Day
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Intro to the Profession Week Events
Cathy May

Cathy May

Manager
c-may( at )northwestern.edu
312-503-0764

Event Portfolio: Alumni Relations Events and Third-Party Donor Events

Contact me about:

  • Alumni Weekend
  • Alumni Travel Events
  • Malnati Brain Tumor Institute Gala
  • Global Health Initiative Events
Kathryn  Swary

Kathryn Swary

Manager
kathryn.swary( at )northwestern.edu
312-503-0763

Contact me about:

  • Investitures
  • Donor Recognition/Stewardship Events
  • Departmental Event Management
  • Design for Print/Email Materials
  • Photography
Beata Kalata

Beata Kalata

Coordinator
b-kalata( at )northwestern.edu
312-503-1115

Contact me about:

  • Helpful resources and connections (hotels, restaurants, etc.)
  • Contract management
  • Budgeting
  • Event requests
  • Visitor/keynote management
  • Accessibility resources
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