The Medical Sciences Program in Bloomington is unique among the IU School of Medicine campuses in that it educates medical students seeking an MD as well as graduate and undergraduate students. Bloomington offers a Big 10 learning environment on an iconic campus.

With six major hospitals housing about 2000 beds, medical students in Evansville have access to physician educators in a range of medical specialties. An expanded residency program here will provide more than 100 new graduate medical education positions over the next few years.

The Fort Wayne campus offers clinical education in both rural and urban communities through two large hospital systems serving the region. A Student Research Fellowship Program offers med students nine weeks of summer research experience.

Students and faculty in Indianapolis benefit from close proximity to some of Indiana’s largest teaching hospitals and the Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center. This campus offers medical education in the heart of one of the most progressive and economically healthy cities in the United States.

Muncie is the School’s only campus that’s located on hospital property, giving medical students a front-row four-year medical education with all the amenities that come with being located near the campus of Ball State University, a bustling college environment.

Located in a highly populated urban region just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, the Gary campus offers medical students unparalleled access to clinical care at 11 major teaching hospitals housing 2800 beds. An expanded residency program in Gary will accommodate more than 100 new graduate medical education positions.

IU School of Medicine-South Bend is located on the campus of Notre Dame, offering a rich campus life in a traditionally collegiate community. Students here gain clinical care experience at the Navari Student Outreach Clinic, and external funding for faculty research exceeds $2 million per year.

Known for its rural medical education program, IU School of Medicine-Terre Haute meets the increased need for physicians to serve rural communities throughout the state of Indiana and beyond. This unique four-year medical school program emphasizes primary care and other specialties of need in rural communities.

Located on the campus of Purdue University, the West Lafayette campus offers a Big Ten campus atmosphere and opportunities to supplement the MD curriculum with research experience in the collaborative labs and research centers here. This IU School of Medicine campus offers on-campus housing to med students.

MD Program

Lead Advisors

Jim Allen

South College, Bloomington House
Jordan Hall Room 300
Bloomington, IN 47401
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Jim Allen, EdS, MS, has more than forty years of experience as an educator, administrator and mental health professional. Jim began his career as an engineering and design instructor and led many student teams in winning national and international competitions. He also worked as a Career Development Coordinator. The school-to-work program that Jim developed was recognized as an exemplar program by the State of Michigan.

After earning a Master’s degree in guidance and counseling, Jim transitioned into a counseling role, working with students experiencing academic, emotional, behavioral and/or personal challenges. Jim develops a coaching and mentoring relationship with students that is based on mutual trust and respect. In addition to stressing health and wellness activities, Jim’s experience as an educator enables him to assess student learning challenges and strengths in order to create individualized strategies for academic success, which include connecting students with a variety of university and community resources.

Mary Alice Bell

East College, Muncie House
E.F. Ball Medical Education Building
MT 201
221 N. Celia Ave.
Muncie, IN 47306
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Mary Alice has more than 25 years of experience in higher education, the last 20 of those working directly with medical students at IU School of Medicine. Areas of responsibility have included general support and advocacy as well as academic, career and student interest group advising. She has participated in three LCME accreditation self-studies and site visits and has served on numerous school and university committees. She has had leadership roles or been an active participant in implementation of many new programs and initiatives. Mary Alice has a Master of Science degree in higher education with a minor in counseling. She lives in Indianapolis with her husband and daughter.

Lauren Henninger

North College, Indianapolis House
Medical Research Library
975 W.Walnut St.
IB 202
Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Lauren grew up on the south side of Chicago. She attended Western Illinois University where she studied Communication and Graphic Communication. She attended Ball State University where she earned a Master’s degree in Student Affairs Administration. Chirp! Chirp! Now with more than six years of higher education experience, Lauren has worked at both a community college and now a professional school in an academic advising role. Her creativity and drive have resulted in the implementation of programs in orientation and advising at both levels. She has presented at national conferences including the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), National Association for Academic Advising (NACADA), and National Orientation Directors Association (NODA). Outside of IU School of Medicine, she enjoys spending time with her husband Brett, daughter Gwyneth and their dog Bazbeaux.

Ashley Holt

West College, Terre Haute House
620 Chestnut Street
Holmstedt Hall 135
Terre Haute, IN 47809
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Ashley Holt was born and raised in Terre Haute. After high school, she attended Indiana State University where she studied Spanish and graduated with a BA in 2008. She completed a Masters in Criminology and Criminal Justice in 2009, which she had planned to use for a career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. However, after obtaining a graduate assistantship and experiencing an internship at the federal level, she realized she was better suited and more interested in a career in higher education. She has been employed at Indiana University School of Medicine–Terre Haute since September of 2012. During her years of employment at the school, Ashley has held several roles, all of which have allowed her to work with medical students. In her free time, Ashley enjoys portrait photography, going on cruises, exploring cities by foot, musical theater, and playing intramural softball with her students.

Stacey Jackson

North College, South Bend House
Raclin-Carmichael Hall
1234 Notre Dame Avenue
South Bend, Indiana 46617
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Ms. Jackson is the Director for Medical Education and lead advisor at IU School of Medicine—South Bend. She received her undergraduate degree at Ball State University in Biology and German in 1998. She received a Master’s degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs with an emphasis on medical education at Indiana University, Bloomington in 2002. She has worked in higher education and student affairs for 18 years. Her work focuses on designing the four years of medical education, evaluating and assessing the effectiveness of the curriculum; ensuring accreditation standards are consistently met; and serving as an educational advisor to faculty and students. Ms. Jackson serves on all major education committees at IU School of Medicine, including the Curriculum Council (and components) and Academic Standards Committee. Her current interests are student mentoring/advising, educational technology and faculty development. In 2013, Ms. Jackson received the Michiana Forty Under 40 Award based on her work in establishing the IU School of Medicine—South Bend campus as a four-year program.

Courtney Lewellen
South College, Indianapolis House
Medical Research Library’
975 W.Walnut St.
IB 202
Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Courtney Lewellen has more than 13 years of experience in student affairs and advising. Prior to her time at IU School of Medicine, Courtney was employed at the University of South Florida spending time in USF Athletics, Nursing, and Criminology. In 2013, she earned the USF Outstanding Undergraduate Advising Award. Courtney has specialized in life skills coaching, at-risk advising, and career planning. She enjoys assisting students on their road to graduation including their personal and professional development.

Prior to her career in student affairs, Courtney competed as a Division I softball student-athlete at USF. Highlights from her athletic career include being the Conference USA Softball Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2001 and being inducted into the USF Softball Hall of Fame. She earned Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Criminology as well as a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Leadership. Originally from Tampa, Florida, Courtney relocated to Indianapolis in 2015 where she currently resides with her partner, Laura, and dogs, Scooby and Molly.

Brooke Linn
West College, West Lafayette House
Lyles Porter-Hall (2017)
715 Clinic Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2091
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Ms. Linn is the lead advisor for the IU School of Medicine students on West Lafayette’s campus. Prior to her current role, she spent four years in the College of Pharmacy as an assistant director in the Office of Student Services. She specializes in helping students experience academic success and developing them as professionals. Ms. Linn is a certified practitioner for Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Strong Interest Inventory, and StrengthsFinder assessment tools. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and a Master of Fine Arts in Writing.

Kelly Matthews

West College, Indianapolis House
Medical Research Library
975 W.Walnut St.
IB 202
Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Kelly Matthews is a Lead Academic Advisor at the Indiana University School of Medicine. She earned her Master of Science in Education from Indiana University in Bloomington and has more than nine years of experience in advising. Prior to her position with the IU School of Medicine, Kelly worked with undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Mathematics at IUPUI. In that role, she guided students from matriculation through graduation ensuring they met appropriate benchmarks along the way. She also helped initiate programs and policies to improve retention and provide a better experience for students. In addition to academic advising, she has experience in admissions, orientation and career advising.

Gin Moore

East College, Fort Wayne House
2101 Coliseum Blvd.E, Rm 202
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
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Gin is a graduate of Grace College in Winona Lake, Indiana, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 1989. Upon graduation, she was employed in community mental health in Fort Wayne. Gin pursued a Masters in Mental Health Counseling from IPFW in 1997 and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and board-certified professional counselor and PTSD clinician. Gin has served as a student advisor for over 15 years. She also provided individual and group counseling, hosted workshops in mental health, and served as Administrator of Professional Development. Gin received several awards during her tenure in mental health, including the President’s Award and Vice-President’s Award for her outstanding contributions. As a side interest, she volunteers as a family coach for a child placement program that assists families in crisis. Gin is currently the Lead Advisor at the Fort Wayne campus as of May 2016 and resides in Fort Wayne with her husband and son.

Keith Powers

South College, Evansville House
8600 University Blvd.
Evansville, IN 47712
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Prior to IU School of Medicine, Keith worked at the University of Southern Indiana as Director of the Advising and Resource Center in the Pott College of Science, Engineering and Education. He was at Kansas State University from 2004 to 2014 as the Senior Academic Advisor in the College of Education. Before advising he was a teacher with the Ponca City Public Schools in Ponca City, OK.

His degrees include a PhD in Counseling and Student Development – Student Affairs in Higher Education, 2012, from Kansas State University and a MS in Counseling and Student Personnel, 2004, from Oklahoma State University. His undergrad was in Music Education at the University of Central Oklahoma. Keith was also able to present the results of his research at the NACADA 2013 Annual Conference. This was followed by publication in the NACADA Journal in 2014.

Corona Wiley

North College, Northwest House
3400 Broadway
Dunes Medical Room 3001
Gary, IN 46408
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A Lead Advisor at Indiana University School of Medicine-Northwest-Gary, Corona has more than 20 years of service with the Indiana University School of Medicine Northwest-Gary campus. Her background includes coordination of library services and academic operations. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and a Master of Social Work from Indiana University Northwest. Corona loves traveling and spending quality time with family and friends.