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NAOME Fellows

Each fellow will become a mentor for future applicants and NAOME applicants are encouraged to work with a mentor early in the application process. For more information, please contact meded@aacom.org.

2019 NAOME Fellows

NAOME Fellows, 2019

Fellows 2021-2026

  • Sharon Obadia, DO
    A.T. Still University - School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona
    Educational Leadership
  • Kelli Glaser, DO
    A.T. Still University - School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona
    Teaching and Evaluation
  • Sumathilatha Sakthi Velavan, MBBS, DGO, MS
    Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Teaching and Evaluation
  • Jozia McGowan, DO
    Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Teaching and Evaluation

Renewed Fellows 2021-2026

  • Evelyn Schwalenberg, DO, MS, FACP, FACOI
    University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Educational Leadership
    (2011-2016; 2016-2021; 2021-2026)
  • Leslie Wimsatt, PhD
    Des Moines University - College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Educational Leadership
    (2016-2021; 2021-2026)
  • Craig Canby, PhD
    Des Moines University - College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Teaching and Evaluation
    (2011-2016; 2016-2021; 2021-2026)
  • Jennifer Fischer, PhD
    Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
    Teaching and Evaluation
    (2016-2021; 2021-2026)
  • Schoen Kruse, PhD
    Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Teaching and Evaluation
    (2016-2021; 2021-2026)
  • Mark Speicher, PhD
    American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine
    Educational Research
    (2016-2021; 2021-2026)
  • John W. Graneto, DO, MEd
    California Health Sciences University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Teaching and Evaluation
    (2011-2016; 2016-2021; 2021 Advisory Status)

Active Fellows and Service Years by Category

Development of Enduring Educational Materials 

  • Neal R. Chamberlain, PhD
    A.T. Still University - Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2011-2014; 2014-2019, 2019-2024) 

Educational Leadership 

  • Mark Andrews, PhD
    Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2012-2017; 2017-2022)
  • Pamela M. Basehore, EdD, MPH
    Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2014-2019; 2019-2024)
  • Natasha N. Bray, DO, MSEd

    Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2020-2025)

  • Charles Finch, DO, FACOEP
    Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
    (2020-2025)

  • Millicent King Channell, DO, MA
    Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2019-2024)

  • Rita K. Getz, PhD
    Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2014-2019; 2019-2024)
  • Marilyn R. Gugliucci, PhD
    University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2017-2022)
  • Sherry Jimenez, EdD
    Lincoln Memorial University - DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2017-2022)
  • Harold Lausen, DO, MA 
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine 
    (2018-2023)
  • Polly E. Leonard, DO, MS
    University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2012-2017; 2017-2022)
  • Machelle Linsenmeyer, EdD
    West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2015-2020; 2020-2025)
  • Elizabeth McClain, EdS, PhD, MPH
    Arkansas Colleges of Health Education
    (2013-2018; 2018-2023)
  • Stacey Pierce-Talsma, DO, MS
    University of new England College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2015-2020; 2020-2025)
  • Evelyn Schwalenberg, DO, MS
    University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2011-2016; 2016-2021; 2021-2026)
  • Patricia S. Sexton, DHEd
    A.T. Still University - Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2009-2014; 2014-2019; 2019-2024)
  • Karen T. Snider, DO
    A.T. Still University - Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2017-2022)
  • Leslie Wimsatt, PhD
    Des Moines University - College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2016-2021; 2021-2026) 

Teaching and Evaluation 

  • Adrienne Z. Ables, PharmD, MS (MedEd)
    Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine – Carolinas Campus
    (2019-2024)
  • Tafline Arbor, PhD
    Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2020-2025)
  • Craig A. Canby, PhD
    Des Moines University - College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2011-2016; 2016-2021; 2021-2026)
  • Lisa R. Chun, DO, MS
    California Health Sciences University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2014-2019; 2019-2024)
  • Jennifer Fischer, PhD
    Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2016-2021; 2021-2026)
  • David B. Fuller, DO

    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2020-2025)

  • John W. Graneto, DO, MEd
    California Health Sciences University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2011-2016; 2016-2021; 201 Advisory Status)
  • Matthew K. Henry, PhD
    Des Moines University - College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2010-2015; 2015-2020; 2020-2025)
  • Mark J. Hernandez, MS, PhD
    Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2018-2023)
  • Diane R. Karius, PhD
    Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine 
    (2010-2015; 2015-2020; 2020-2025)
  • Christopher C. Keller, PhD
    Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2012-2017; 2017-2022)
  • Schoen W. Kruse, PhD
    Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2016-2021; 2021-2026)
  • Polly E. Leonard, DO, MS
    University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2nd category 2014-2019; 2019-2024)
  • Drew Lewis, DO
    Des Moines University - College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2017-2022)
  • Ali Moradi, MD, MPH, Dr. PH
    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - GA campus
    (2019-2024)
  • Luke H. Mortensen, PhD
    Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2009-2012; 2017-2019; 2019-2024)
  • Sharon Obadia, DO
    A.T. Still University - School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona
    (2016-2021)
  • Miko Rose, DO
    Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine/College of Human Medicine
    (2019-2024)
  • Amina Sadik, PhD, MS, MEdL
    Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2019-2024)
  • Martin Schmidt, PhD
    Des Moines University - College of Osteopathic Medicine 
    (2019-2024)
  • Ryan M. Smith, DO, MS
    University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2018-2023)
  • Lisa Lynn Streyffeler, PhD
    Des Moines University - College of Osteopathic Medicine 
    (2019-2024)
  • Wayne A. Wilson, PhD
    Des Moines University - College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2013-2018; 2018-2023)

Educational Research

  • Elizabeth K. McClain, PhD, EdS, MPH
    Arkansas Colleges of Health Education
    (2019-2024)
  • Mark R. Speicher, PhD
    American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2016-2021; 2021-2026)

Inactive Fellows and Service Year by Category