The faculty and administration at St. Matthew's University bring in-depth experience and knowledge to the challenge of medical education.

All St. Matthew's University faculty have an advanced medical and/or doctoral degree (MD, MBBS, PhD) with postgraduate training in a medical or academic speciality, as well as demonstrated experience in teaching and/or research.

In addition to a 7:1 student-to-faculty ratio, St. Matthew's University faculty are full-time and devoted exclusively to their teaching mission.
Board of Trustees
  • John P. Docherty, M.D. (Chairman)
  • W. Christopher Croley, M.D.
  • John Crocker
  • Bernard Raxlen, M.D.
  • Dr. Spencer Amory, M.D.
Administration
  • Chief Academic Officer - Maurice Clifton, M.D., M.S.Ed, M.B.A
  • Senior Advisor - John Marvin, M.B.A.
  • Dean of Clinical Sciences - David R. Salter, M.D.
  • Dean of Basic Sciences - Basu Amitabha, M.B.B.S., M.D.
  • Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Basic Sciences - Xenia Sotiriou, Ph.D.
  • Associate Dean of Clinical Students - Terrence Reid, Ed.D.
  • Associate Dean of Clinical Sciences - Mark Doherty, Ph.D.
  • U.K. Associate Dean - Hasan Tahir, M.B.B.S., M.Sc.
  • Chief Financial Officer - Terry Moya
  • Director of Admissions - Adriana Marin-Negron
  • Director of Information Technology - Ripley Eldridge
  • Registrar - Gloria Miranda-Avila
  • Library Director - Michael G. Gillespie, M.L.I.S.

Chief Academic Officer

Maurice Clifton
Maurice Clifton
MD, MSEd, MBA

Chief Academic Officer

Dean

Amitabha Basu
Amitabha Basu
MBBS, MD, M. Clin.Ed

Dean of Basic Sciences, Professor Pathology and the Chair.

David Robert Salter
David Robert Salter
M.D., F.R.C.S. (c), F.A.C.S., F.A.C.C.

SMU Dean of Clinical Sciences, Chairman of the Department of Surgery

Associate Dean

Xenia Sotiriou
Xenia Sotiriou
PhD

Associate Dean of Student Affairs; Professor, Behavioral Sciences

Terrence Reid
Terrence Reid
Doctor of Education, Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Arts

Associate Dean of Clinical Students

Assistant Dean

Dr. Pritam Biswas
Dr. Pritam Biswas
MBBS, MD

Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs Assistant Professor of Medical Pharmacology & Clinical Therapeutics, St Matthews University School of Medicine.

John D. Marvin
John D. Marvin
B.S., M.B.A.

Senior Advisor

Amitabha Basu
Amitabha Basu
MBBS, MD, M. Clin.Ed

Dean of Basic Sciences, Professor Pathology and the Chair.

Dr. Aniruddha Bhattacharjee
Dr. Aniruddha Bhattacharjee
MSc PhD

Associate Professor, Medical Physiology; Physiology Examinations And Scheduling; Nbme Proctor

Dennis Navidad
Dennis Navidad
M.D

Associate Professor of Behavioral Sciences and Ethics

Gerardo Ochoa-Vargas
Gerardo Ochoa-Vargas
MD

Associate Professor

Dr. Gimena Marzan
Dr. Gimena Marzan

Assistant Professor Preclinical Science, Pediatrician

Dr. Inna Shypilova
Dr. Inna Shypilova
MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Medical Biochemistry; Biochemistry Examinations And Scheduling; Nbme Proctor

Jagannadha Rao Peela
Jagannadha Rao Peela
M.B.B.S., M.D., NRCC-CC, FAACC, (PhD)

Associate Professor

Maribel A. Aurelio
Maribel A. Aurelio
M.D.

Associate Professor, Preclinical Sciences Chairperson, Department of Preclinical Sciences and Pharmacology

Dr Narendra Padmanabha Nayak
Dr Narendra Padmanabha Nayak
MBBS. MD

Associate Professor

Olena Bolgova
Olena Bolgova
MD, PhD

Professor And Course Director Of Developmental And Gross Anatomy; President Of Faculty Senate; Nbme Proctor

Dr. Prajna Barke
Dr. Prajna Barke
MBBS, MD

Professor & Course Director of Physiology

Dr. Pritam Biswas
Dr. Pritam Biswas
MBBS, MD

Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs Assistant Professor of Medical Pharmacology & Clinical Therapeutics, St Matthews University School of Medicine.

Dr. Rajesh Thangarajan
Dr. Rajesh Thangarajan
BHMS, M.Sc, Ph.D

Associate Professor of Histology and Cell Biology

Samal Nauhria
Samal Nauhria
MBBS, MD

Associate Professor of Pathology

Seetharama Rao
Seetharama Rao
M.Sc., Ph.D., F.A.G. E

Professor and Chairman, Anatomical Sciences

Dr Sukumar T.K
Dr Sukumar T.K
MBBS, M.D

Assistant Professor of Medical Microbiology & Immunology. Coordinator Basic Life Support Training centre

Volodymyr Mavrych
Volodymyr Mavrych
MD, PhD, DSc

Director Of Center For Excellence In Medical Education, Chairman Of Neural And Behavioral Sciences Department, Professor Of Neuroscience

Xenia Sotiriou
Xenia Sotiriou
PhD

Associate Dean of Student Affairs; Professor, Behavioral Sciences