James Rocco, MD, PhDInterim Dean, College of Medicine
Chair, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
A leading national authority on tumor heterogeneity, biomarkers of response and targeted therapies for head and neck cancers, Dr. Rocco was recruited to Ohio State’s James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute in 2015 to serve as director of the Division of Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery, medical director of the Head and Neck Service Line and director of the Head and Neck Disease Specific Research Group. He holds the Mary E. and John W. Alford Cancer Chair of Research in Head and Neck Cancer. In 2017, Dr. Rocco was named chair of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Ohio State.
Quinn Capers IV, MDVice Dean for Faculty Affairs
Dr. Quinn Capers is an interventional cardiologist, professor of Internal Medicine and vice dean for Faculty Affairs in The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He has trained more than 1,000 physicians and healthcare providers in strategies to reduce implicit bias, and he speaks widely on the topic of implicit racial and gender bias in medicine and health care.
Daniel Clinchot, MDVice Dean for Education
Dr. Clinchot oversees undergraduate and undergraduate medical education, continuing medical education and graduate and research education. He is regularly invited to speak on medical education innovations at professional conferences throughout the country.
L. Arick Forrest, MD
Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs
Considered an international expert in voice and swallowing disorders, Dr. Forrest is vice dean of Clinical Affairs for The Ohio State University College of Medicine, medical director of Ambulatory Services for The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and president of The Ohio State University Physicians, Inc.
Deborah Nichols Larsen, PhD, FAPTA, FASAHP
Associate Dean, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Larsen has a secondary educational scholarship and training focus on preparing professional students to work as interdisciplinary teams to provide healthcare services to at risk populations, living in poverty. This work is currently funded through the Medicaid Technical Assistance and Policy Program, for which she is the principal investigator for The Ohio State University, and is supporting training opportunities for professional students across the health sciences to facilitate team-based care for under-served populations.
Peter Mohler, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer for The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Vice Dean for Research
Mohler has received multiple awards, including being named a Pew Scholar, a Kavli Scholar of the National Academy of Sciences and an Outstanding Investigator of the American Heart Association. In 2015 he received the inaugural College of Medicine Distinguished Mentor Award. He serves on the Program Project Grant (PO1) Parent committee for the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. Mohler was named an inaugural NIH National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Outstanding Investigator, one of only seven awardees in the cardiovascular sciences in the nation to ever receive this award.
Associate Deans of Research
Associate Deans and Leaders of Education
Jennifer McCallister, MD
Associate Dean for Medical Education
Joanne Lynn, MD
Associate Dean for Student Life
Leon McDougle, MD, MPH
Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
Chief Diversity Officer, Wexner Medical Center
Scott Holliday, MD
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Jeffrey Parvin, MD, PhD
Associate Dean for Graduate Education
Ginny Bumgardner, MD, PhD
Associate Dean for Research Education
Demicha Rankin, MD
Associate Dean for Admissions
Associate Deans and Leaders of Academic Affairs
Centers, Institutes, Programs - Office of Health Sciences
Associate Vice President of Finance, College of Medicine and OSU Physicians, Inc.
Director, Marketing and Strategic Communications, College of Medicine
Associate Director, Human Resources, College of Medicine
Associate director, Faculty Recruitment