WSU medical school

WSU leaders provided an update on where the university is at in its pursuit of a medical school in Spokane today, releasing the names of those on the Founding Dean Search Committee.

Gary Pollack, Ph.D., will chair the committee. Pollack is the Dean of the WSU College of Pharmacy.

The rest of the committee is as follows:

Marty Dickinson
Co-chair, WSU Spokane Advisory Council and Executive Vice President for Umpqua Bank

Dan Dixon, J.D.
Chief Community Engagement Officer, Providence Health & Services

Marcos Frank, Ph.D.
Professor, WSU College of Medical Sciences

Deb Harper, M.D.
Group Health, Spokane

George Novan, M.D.
Associate Dean, WSU College of Medical Sciences

Emma Noyes, M.PH.
WSU College of Nursing, Colville Tribal member

Nancy Potter, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, WSU Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences

Ken Roberts, Ph.D.
Acting Dean, WSU College of Medical Sciences

Keith Watson, D.O.
President, Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences

A nationwide search will be used to find the founding dean.