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IU School of Medicine names new senior associate dean for development and alumni relations


Notestine, PhD

INDIANAPOLIS—A senior leader with extensive fundraising experience in varying academic medical settings has been named Indiana University School of Medicine’s senior associate dean for development and alumni relations.

Mark Notestine, PhD, has most recently served as associate vice chancellor, advancement and president of the Medical & Health Sciences Foundation at East Carolina University. He has held various senior leadership advancement positions at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, and Ohio State University. Notestine will assume his new role effective March 16.

“The school’s Office of Gift Development is integral to our ability to improve health care in Indiana and beyond,” said Jay L. Hess, MD, PhD, MHSA, IU School of Medicine dean and executive vice president for University Clinical Affairs.  “Mark’s skills and experience make him uniquely qualified to ensure our success well into the future. “

Notestine earned his PhD in higher education administration from Ohio University. He received his master’s degree in educational leadership and bachelor’s degree in communications, both from University of Tennessee.

In his new role, Notestine will be charged with continuing meaningful relationships with contributors to faculty endowments, student scholarship and research support.

“I have been incredibly impressed by IU School of Medicine’s reputation as one of the nation’s premier research institutions, in addition to its long history of excellence in medical education and patient care,” Notestine said. “I am looking forward to joining visionary Dean Jay Hess and the School of Medicine team to improve health care in Indiana and across the globe.”


IU School of Medicine is the largest medical school in the U.S. and is annually ranked among the top medical schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. The school offers high-quality medical education, access to leading medical research and rich campus life in nine Indiana cities, including rural and urban locations consistently recognized for livability.