Leadership and Administration

Supportive Leaders

The leadership team at IU School of Medicine is deeply and personally committed to an environment of professional collaboration and growth. IU School of Medicine’s executive leadership team is led by Dean Jay L. Hess, MD, PhD, MHSA, overseeing all clinical, educational, research, faculty and administrative affairs of the school. Explore these administrative offices and meet their leaders to better understand how each contributes to the success of IU School of Medicine — advancing medical education and research throughout Indiana and beyond.

Executive Associate Dean Joins Leadership Team

Paul M. Wallach, MD, a nationally recognized leader in academic medicine, joined IU School of Medicine as executive associate dean of educational affairs and institutional improvement in February 2018.  Dr. Wallach was previously vice dean for academic affairs and professor of medicine for Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, Georgia’s only public medical school. Having served on national boards and providing leadership to professional licensure, accreditation, and test development and governance activities for more than 20 years, Dr. Wallach is highly regarded for his expertise in both instructional design and evaluation.

Jay L. Hess, MD PhD

Jay L. Hess, MD PhD

Vice President for University Clinical Affairs
Stephen P. Bogdewic, PhD

Stephen P. Bogdewic, PhD

Executive Vice Dean
Mary E. Dankoski, PhD

Mary E. Dankoski, PhD

Executive Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development
John F. Fitzgerald, MD

John F. Fitzgerald, MD

Professor of Medicine
Peter M. Nalin, MD

Peter M. Nalin, MD

Associate Dean and Interim Director, Medical Sciences Program
Anantha Shekhar, MD, PhD

Anantha Shekhar, MD, PhD

Associate Vice President of Research for University Clinical Affairs
Jamie B. Dimond

Jamie B. Dimond

Executive Associate Dean of Financial and Administrative Services