Our Faculty and Staff

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 CowlingKathleen Cowling, MS, DO, MBA, FAAEM, FACEP
Program Director

Medical School: Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine
EM Residency: Sparrow Health System, Ingham, MI





Therese MeadTherese Mead, DO, RDMS, FACEP
Associate Program Director

Medical School: Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Genesys Regional Medical Center




Derek SchallerDerek Schaller, MD, FACEP
Assistant Program Director

Medical School: Wayne State University, School of Medicine
Residency: DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital




Andrew BazakisAndrew Bazakis, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
Co-Director EM Simulation Curriculum

Medical School: Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine
EM Residency: University of Rochester/Strong Memorial Hospital




Jonathon DeibelJonathon Deibel, MD
Educational Site Director - Covenant HealthCare
Co-Director EM Simulation Curriculum

Medical School: The Ohio State University, College of Medicine
EM Residency: Synergy Medical Education Alliance



Matthew DeibelMatthew Deibel, MD, FACEP
Medical Director - Covenant

Medical School: Wayne State University, School of Medicine
EM Residency: MERC Spectrum Health



Adam HuntAdam Hunt, DO, MHS
Core Faculty - Covenant

Medical School: Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine
EM Residency: Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health



Emily McLarenEmily McLaren, MD
Educational Site Director - St. Mary's

Medical School: Wayne State University, School of Medicine
EM Residency: Henry Ford Hospital



Steve McLeanSteve McLean, MD
Medical Site Director - St. Mary's

Medical School: Wayne State University, School of Medicine
EM Residency: Detroit Receiving Hospital



Steve VanceSteve Vance, MD, FACEP
Associate Dean, Distributed Campus

Medical School: Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine
EM Residency: Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners



Mary Jo WagnerMary Jo Wagner, MD, FACEP
Chief Academic Officer/Designated Institutional Official

Medical School: Boston University, School of Medicine
EM Residency: SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Kings Country Hospital Center



Alec WeirAlec Weir, MD
EMS Faculty, Core Faculty EM

Medical School: Wayne State University, School of Medicine
EM Residency: University of Texas Southwestern, Parkland Hospital





Melinda WardinMelinda Wardin
Residency Coordinator

Phone: 989-746-7518
Email: melinda.wardin@cmich.edu



Deanna IngramDeanna Ingram
Residency Administrative Assistant

Phone: 989-746-7519
Email: ingra1ds@cmich.edu