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Emergency Medicine Faculty

Our faculty come from diverse training programs, bringing a wealth of knowledge and skill sets to teach our residents. Many of our faculty members have served in national leadership positions including American College of Emergency Physicians, Council of EM Residency Directors, Society for Simulation in Healthcare and National Association of EMS Physicians. Our faculty members have a rich network of colleagues that are especially helpful to our graduating seniors as pursue future careers.


Mary Jo Wagner, M.D.
Steve Vance, MD, FACEP

Interim Program Director
Associate Dean, Academic and Clinical Technology


EM Residency: MSU/Grand Rapids Medical Ed. Partners,
Grand Rapids, MI
ABEM Board Certified

Tracie Potis, M.D. Michelle McLean, MD, NREMT-P, FACEP

Assistant Program Director
Assistant Medical Director, SYNAPSE Simulation Center

 
EM Residency: Synergy Medical Education Alliance
Saginaw, MI
ABEM Board Certified
 

Aaron Dora-Laskey, M.D.
Aaron Dora-Laskey, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Assistant Program Director

 
EM Residency: New York University School of Medicine
New York, NY                  
ABEM Board Certified                 
 

Noel Wagner, M.D.


Noel Wagner, MD, NREMT-P

EMS Fellowship Director
Assistant Program Director
Director, Saginaw Valley Medical Control Authority

EM Residency: State University of New York,
Brooklyn, NY
ABEM Board Certified
 

Support Staff

Residency Coordinator
Patricia Sewell , phone: 989-583-6817


Residency Administrative Assistant
Melinda Wardin, phone: 989-583-6961


Administrative Assistant        
Deanna Ingram, phone: 989-583-6872


Emergency Department E-mail: emergency.medicine@cmich.edu



Core Faculty:


Tim Brown, M.D.
EM Residency: Synergy Medical Education Alliance,
Saginaw, MI
ABEM Board Certified

Kathleen Cowling, D.O.
EM Residency: Michigan State University,
Lansing Affiliated Hospitals, Lansing, MI
ABEM Board Certified

Matthew Deibel , M.D.
EM Residency: MSU/Spectrum Health Systems,
Grand Rapids, MI
ABEM Board Certified


Ryan Kirby, M.D.
EM Residency: Genesis Regional Medical Center,
Flint, MI
ABEM Board Eligible


Hank Landsgaard, MD, RDMS
EM Residency:

ABEM Board Eligible


James Mlejnek, M.D.
EM Residency: Synergy Medical Education Alliance,
Saginaw, MI
ABEM Board Certified


Charles Nightingale, M.D.
EM Residency: Synergy Medical Education Alliance,
Saginaw, MI
ABEM Board Certified

Christa Persyn, M.D.
EM Residency: Synergy Medical Education Alliance,
Saginaw, MI
ABEM Board Certified



Clinical Faculty:


Allison Ayotte, D.O.
EM Residency:
AOBEM Board Certified

Andrew M.Bazakis, M.D.
EM Residency: University of Rochester,
Rochester, NY
ABEM Board Certified


Catherine Champagne , D.O.
EM Residency: Synergy Medical Education Alliance,
Saginaw, MI
ABEM Board Certified

Frederick Dunham, M.D.
General Surgery Residency: St. Joseph Hospital,
Pontiac MI
ABEM Board Certified

Andrew Franklin, M.D.
EM Residency: St. Francis Medical Center,
Peoria, IL
ABEM Board Certified

Harry Frederick, D.O.
Internship: South Bend Osteopathic Hospital,
South Bend, IN
ABEM Board Certified

Lance Freeman, M.D.
EM Residency: Grace Hospital,
Detroit, MI
ABEM Board Certified

Angela Gregory, M.D.
EM Residency: Synergy Medical,
Saginaw, MI
ABEM Board Eligible

Kirsten Guenther, M.D.
EM Residency: William Beaumont Hospital,
Royal Oak, MI
ABEM Board Certified

Brian Hartfelder, M.D.
EM Residency: Detroit Receiving Hospital,
Detroit, MI
ABEM Board Certified

Ken Hanson, M.D.

Risty Kalivas, D.O.
Internal Medicine Residency: Saginaw Cooperative Hospitals, Inc.,
Saginaw, MI
AOBEM Board Certified

Anjanette Kemp, D.O.
EM Residency: Mount Clemens General Hospital,
Detroit, MI
AOBEM Board Certified

Timothy Kaufman, M.D.
EM Residency: University of Cincinnati,
Cincinnati, OH
ABEM Board Certified

Lakshma Kottamasu, M.D.
EM Residency:
ABEM Board Certified

Nicole McCadie, D.O.
EM Residency: Synergy Medical Education Alliance,
Saginaw, MI
ABEM Board Certified

Steven McLean, M.D.
EM Residency: Detroit Receiving Hospital,
Detroit, MI
ABEM Board Certified

George Moylan, D.O.
EM Residency: St. Vincent's Medical Center,
Toledo, OH
ABEM Board Certified

Jeffrey Nielsen, M.D.
EM Residency: MSU/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies,
Kalamazoo, MI
ABEM Board Certified

Brian Purchase, D.O.
EM Residency: Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital Medical Center,
Pontiac, MI
AOBEM Board Certified

Jamie Ross. M.D.
EM Residency: St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center,
Toledo​, OH
ABEM Board Certified

Richard S. Ross,D.O.
EM Residency: Albert Einstein Medical Center,
Philadelphia, PA
AOBEM Board Certified

Rosarita Rullan, D.O.
EM Residency: Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital Medical Center,
Pontiac, MI
AOBEM Board Certified

Aaron Smith M.D.
EM Residency: Synergy Medical Education Alliance
Saginaw, MI
ABEM Board Certified

Joseph Spadafore M.D.
EM Residency:
ABEM Board Certified

Tory Synder, D.O.
EM Residency: Synergy Medical Education Alliance,
Saginaw, MI
ABEM Board Certified

Tiffany Weiss - Feldkamp, D.O.
EM Residency: Synergy Medical Education Alliance,
Saginaw, MI
ABEM Board Eligible

Terri Williams, M.D.
EM Residency: Wright State University School of Medicine - Integrated Residency
Dayton, OH
ABEM Board Certified