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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Staff Engagement
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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

For more information about the activities of the committee, please contact Heather Campbell.

Kevin Connolly


Jennifer Fry

Alumni Relations & Development

Michelle Grana

Medical Social Sciences

Kim Higgins

Northwestern University Human Resources

Cyndie Shannon-Hutchison

Research Administration Services

Carianne Johnson


Richard Kelley


Nicole Mladic


Suzanne Peterson


Andrea Saenim


Thongsy Singvongsa

Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease

Matt Temkin

Basic Sciences

Jessica Thurk

Faculty Affairs

Joan Trimuel

Office of Regulatory Affairs

Grant Upson

Dean's Office

Alex Zafirovski

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

Subcommittee Members


Professional Development

Michelle Grana, Jason Kniss, Sharnia Lashley and Alex Puzon

Recognition Resource Guide and Toolkit

Joan Trimuel and Nicole Mladic

Staff Grand Rounds

Alex Zafirovski, Suzanne Peterson, Kristine Casman, Maged Gendy, Emily McElroy, Tiffany Parach, Anna Reczynski and Priya Thakkar

Manager Mentor Program

Michelle Grana, Andrea Saemin, Brittany Appleton, Jonathan Contreras, Melanie Mkrdichian, Tiffany Scaparotti, Mark Tortoriello and Patricia Zavalza

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