Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine Faculty

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Joe Kingery, D.O., MBA, FACOFP, FAAFP

Dean, Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
Professor and Chair, Department of Family Medicine.

Office: Coal 602
Telephone: (606) 218-5446
Email: JoeKingery@upike.edu


Amanda Blankenship, M.S., Pharm.D., RPH

Assistant Professor of Optometry

Office: Health Professions Education 401K
Telephone: (606) 218-5258
Email: AmandaBlankenship@upike.edu


Michael Carnes, D.O., FAAO

Associate Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practices

Office: Coal 912
Telephone: (606) 218-5449
Email: MichaelCarnes@upike.edu


Cathryn J. Caudill, Ph.D.

Professor of Pathology

Office: Coal Building 817
Telephone: (606) 218-5431
Email: CathyCaudill@upike.edu


Sarah Crawford, D.O.

Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Office: Coal Building 437
Telephone: (606) 218-55550
Email: SarahCrawford@upike.edu


Joshua Crum, D.O.

Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs, Associate Professor of Family Medicine

Office: Coal Building 611
Telephone: (606) 218-5428
Email: JoshuaCrum@upike.edu


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Danny Driskill, J.D., NRP, FP-C

Director of Simulation, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine

Office: Coal Building 435
Telephone: (606) 218-5448
E-mail: DannyDriskill@upike.edu


M. Nabeel Ghayur, Ph.D.        

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Office: Coal Building 816
Telephone: (606) 218-5422
E-mail: MuhammadGhayur@upike.edu


Laura Griffin, D.O., FAAO

Associate Dean of Osteopathic Principles and Practices Integration, Professor, Chair of the Osteopathic Principles and Practices department

Office: Coal Building 906
Telephone: (606) 218-5434
E-mail: LauraGriffin@upike.edu


Candi Griffey, D.O.

Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Office: Coal Building 441
Telephone: (606) 218-5450
E-mail: CandiGriffey@upike.edu


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Guichun Han, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Physiology

Office: Coal Building 717
Telephone: (606) 218-5551
Email: GuichunHan@upike.edu


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Shumaila Hanif, Ph.D. , M.Sc., MBA

Associate Professor of Microbiology

Office: Coal Building 718
Telephone: (606) 218-5551
Email: ShumailaHanif@upike.edu


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Churchill Ihentuge, Ph.D

Assistant Professor of Anatomy

Office: Coal Building 619
Telephone: (606) 218-5438
Email: churchillihentuge@upike.edu


Mary Johnson, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs , Professor of Microbiology & Immunology

Office: Coal Building 303
Telephone: (606) 218-5955
Email: MaryJohnson@upike.edu


Antoinette Justice, D.O.

Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Osteopathic Principles and Practices

Office: Coal Building 436
Telephone: (606) 218-5432
Email: AntoinetteJustice@upike.edu


Kartick Pramanik, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Office: Coal Building M11
Telephone: (606) 218-5423
Email: KartickPramanik@upike.edu


Malgorzata Simm, Ph.D., MSc

Associate Dean of Biomedical Sciences, Professor of Microbiology & Immunology

Office: Coal Building 301
Telephone: (606) 218-5502
Email: MalgorzataSimm@upike.edu


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Carlos Soneira, M.D.

Associate Professor of Anatomy

Office: Coal Building 821
Telephone: (606) 218-4489
Email: CSoneira@upike.edu


Julia H. Smith, DHEd, MS

Associate Professor of Anatomy

Office: Coal Building 802
Telephone: (606) 218-5401
Email: JuliaSmith@upike.edu


Edward G. Stiles, D.O., FAAO

Professor of Osteopathic Principles & Practices

Office: Coal Building 621
Telephone: (606) 218-5424
Email: EdwardStiles@upike.edu


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J. Michael Younger, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biochemistry

Office: Coal Building 718
Telephone: (606) 218-5417
Email: MichaelYounger@upike.edu


Dana R. Ziegler, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Anatomy 

Office: Coal Building 820
Telephone: (606) 218-5412
Email: DanaZiegler@upike.edu