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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.


Kathleen Cowling, DO, FACEP
Kathleen Cowling, DO, FACEP

 Program Director



EM Residency: Sparrow Hospital-Ingham Medical Center
Lansing, 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                 
 

Ryan Kirby, M.D.
Ryan Kirby​, MD, FACEP

Assistant Program Director

 
EM Residency: MSU ​/ Genesys Regional Medical Center​
Grand Blanc, MI                  
ABEM Board Certified                 
 

Michelle Mclean, 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
 

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: 989-746-7517


Residency Administrative Assistant
Melinda Wardin, phone: 989-746-7518


Administrative Assistant        
Deanna Ingram, phone: 989-746-7519


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



Core Faculty:


Jonathon Deibel , M.D.

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


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

Therese Mead, D.O.
EM Residency: MSU/Genesys Regional Medical Ctr.,
Grand Blanc, 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


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

Catherine Champagne , D.O.
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

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.​
EM Residency: University of Florida, Health Science Center/Jacksonville,
Jacksonville, FL​
ABEM Board Certified

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

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

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


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

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

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

Carolyn Vert, D.O.
EM Residency: CMU College of Medicine,
Saginaw, MI
ABEM Board Eligible


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