Faculty promotions for 2020

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Congratulations to the 27 Department of Medicine faculty who were approved for promotion this year. Their new ranks went into effect on July 1, 2020. 

Clinical track

Associate professor

  • Peter Gill, MD, Hospital Medicine
  • Joseph Holt, MD, Hospital Medicine
  • Kraig Kumfer, MD, PhD, Hospital Medicine
  • Muhammad Shahzeb Munir, MD, Hospital Medicine
  • Josh Phillips, MD, Hospital Medicine
  • Parag Tipnis, MD, Cardiovascular Medicine


  • Anurag Soni, MD, Hospital Medicine

Clinical track faculty listed from left to right.

Peter Gill, MD Joseph Halt, MD Kraig Kumfer, MD

Muhammad Shahzeb Munir, MD Josh Phillips, MD Parag Tipnis, MD Anurag Soni, MD

CHS track

Associate professor

  • Freddy Caldera, DO, Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Kurt Jacobson, MD, Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Sara Johnson, MD, Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care
  • Christos Kyriakopoulos, MD, Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care
  • Miguel Leal, MD, FACC, FHRS, Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Carol Mitchell, PhD, Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Mariah Quinn, MD, MPH, General Internal Medicine
  • John Rice, MD, Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Jeannina Smith, MD, Infectious Disease


  • Toby Campbell, MD, MS, Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care
  • David Feldstein, MD, General Internal Medicine

CHS track faculty listed from left to right.

Freddy Caldera, DO Kurt Jacobson, MD Sara Johnson, MD Christos Kyriakopoulos, MD Miguel Leal, MD, FACC, FHRS

Carol Mitchell, PhD Mariah Quinn, MD, MPH John Rice, MD Jeannina Smith, MD Toby Campbell, MD, MS David Feldstein, MD

Tenure track

Associate professor

  • Dudley Lamming, PhD, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Jeniel Nett, MD, PhD, Infectious Disease
  • Ozioma Okonkwo, PhD, Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Miriam Shelef, MD, PhD, Rheumatology
  • Matthew Churpek, MD, MPH, PhD, Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine


  • Mark Burkard, MD, PhD, Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care
  • Karen Hansen, MD, MS, Rheumatology
  • Danielle McCarthy, PhD, General Internal Medicine
  • John Sheehan, MD, Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care

Tenure track faculty listed from left to right.

Dudley Lamming, PhD Jeniel Nett, MD, PhD Ozioma Okonkwo, PhDMiriam Shelef, MD, PHD

Matthew Churpek, MD, MPH, PhD Mark Burkard, MD, PHD Karen Hansen, MD, MS Danielle McCarthy, PhD John Sheehan, MD