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About Us

Staff Engagement efforts at the medical school are led by the Feinberg Staff Engagement Steering Committee. This committee's current goals are to:

  • Represent department/unit constituents
  • Facilitate the action planning process and recommend action items
  • Communicate initiatives and ideas to community at large
  • Participate in working groups and focus sessions

Steering Committee Members

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Heather Campbell (Sponsor)

Dean’s Office

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Tameka Brannon

Department of Medical Social Sciences

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Kathleen Dunne Balducci

Dean's Office

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Kevin Connolly

IPHAM

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Bethany Ekesa

SPARC Central

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Jennifer Fry

Alumni Relations & Development

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Keith Herzog

NUCATS

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Kim Higgins

Northwestern University Human Resources

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Carianne Johnson

Neurology

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Richard Kelley

Medicine

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Nicole Mladic

Communications

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Janet Olivo

Office of Diversity & Inclusion

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Suzanne Peterson

Urology

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Thongsy Singvongsa

Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease

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Matt Temkin

Basic Sciences

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Jessica Thurk

Faculty Affairs

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Joan Trimuel

Office of Regulatory Affairs

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Grant Upson (Chair)

Dean's Office

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Alex Zafirovski

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

Subcommittee Members

Manager Mentor Program

Brittany Appleton, Jonathan Contreras, Keith Herzog, Melanie Kruchten, Khadijat Olayiwola, Tameka Brannon, Kevin Connolly, Mark Tortoriello, Michaela Riley, Herra Iqbal, Julie Weigle

Staff Recognition 

Joan Trimuel, Keith Herzog

Staff Grand Rounds

Kathleen Dunne Balducci, Kristine Casman

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Daniela Amortegui, Elena Artiside, Andres Avila, Tameka Brannon, Toni Gutierrez, Jenine Ideis, Jessica Johnson, Melanie Krutchen, MaryPat Mauro, Monica Rodriguez, Samuel Ross, Ashley Sipocz, Anna Yee

 

Contact Us

For more information about the activities of the committee, please contact
feinbergstaffengagement@northwestern.edu