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Academic Council

Academic Council, chaired by the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville (USCSOMG) Dean and co-chaired by the Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and DIO, meets monthly and includes Academic Vice Chairs, representatives from each of the HSC’s academic partners, and Upstate Affiliate senior clinical and administrative leaders. Additionally, the House Staff President is appointed to this council by the Chair and serves a one year role. The Academic Council is the primary coordinating body for the clinical learning environment and the Health Sciences Center. As such, the Academic Council provides guidance for all academic programs encompassed within the Health Sciences Center.


View The Academic Council Roster [pdf]



Name Role
Jerry Youkey, M.D. Non-Voting
David Cull, M.D. Non-Voting
Adrienne Talbert Voting
Alain Litwin, M.D. Voting
Robert Best, Ph.D. Voting
Angela Sharkey Voting
Anne Ellefson Voting
David Sudduth Voting
Eli Hestermann, Ph.D. Voting
Eunice Peterson, M.D. Voting
Rick Hodinka, Ph.D. Voting
John Pearson Voting
Kacey Eichelberger, M.D. Voting
Desmond Kelly, M.D. Voting
Jennifer Knight, M.D. Voting
Kathleen Valentine, Ph.D. Voting
Ron Pirrallo, M.D. Voting
Kristin Lacey, MBA, PMP Voting
Windsor Sherrill, Ph.D. Voting
Brenda Thames, Ed.D. Voting
Lori Stanley, D.N.P., R.N. Voting
Marchie Hepner Voting
Mike Devane, M.D. Voting
Patrick Kent, M.D. Voting
Thomas Pace, M.D. Voting
W. Jeffery Edenfield, MD Voting
William Hand, MD Voting






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