Espey Appointed SOM Associate Dean of Students

Eve Espey, M.D. Appointed as UNM School of Medicine Associate Dean of Students

Eve Espey, MD, associate professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has been appointed Associate Dean of Students effective March 15, 2007, according to Paul Roth, M.D., Executive Vice President for the Health Sciences and Dean of the HSC Medical School.

“Dr. Espey has a national reputation in educational innovation and scholarly activity and is noted for her commitment to students,” said Roth in making the announcement. “She is known for mentoring many student research projects, advising student groups and sponsoring student volunteer grant applications through the UNM School of Medicine La Tierra Sagrada Society.”

Espey led the team which brought structured tutorials to the UNM School of medicine. She has published several studies based on the university’s method of student assessment and presented workshops on the UNM adaptation of this method at national forums. She currently serves on several prestigious national committees, including the Undergraduate Medical Education Committee of the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Committee for Underserved Women.

Roth also expressed his appreciation to Sharon Phelan, MD, who has served as Acting Dean of Students since October 1, 2006. Phelan will continue to serve in the Office of Student Affairs.

Contact: Cindy Foster, 272-3322

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