King Li, dean, Carle Illinois College of Medicine

King Li

Dean, Carle Illinois College of Medicine
Chief Academic Officer, Carle Health System

Dr. King Li, MD, MBA, is a highly-regarded scholar who commands respect in his discipline and in the medical profession. Li enthusiastically engages faculty, disciplines and colleges across campus as well as physician colleagues at Carle and beyond in establishing the revolutionary college.

Li is a renowned researcher, educator, inventor and clinician in molecular imaging and radiology. Holding 16 patents, with another six pending, and four new invention disclosures since joining the Carle Illinois College of Medicine, he has a long track record of developing and commercializing intellectual property as well as setting up and administering large clinical and translational research programs.

Contact Tary Finefield, Assistant to the Dean

Dean's Office


Balascuta, Iuliana

Assistant Dean for Accreditation & Assessment

Boppart, Stephen

Executive Associate Dean and Chief Diversity Officer

Campbell, Julie

Administrative Aide

Ellis, Angie

Office Administrator

Finefield, Tary

Assistant to the Dean

Giacomelli, Gary

Chief of Staff

Goodpaster, Lisa

Associate Director of Project Management

Hoey, Patrick

Associate Dean, Finance & Administration

Johnson, Christine

Account Technician

Mendenhall, Ruby

Assistant Dean for Diversity and Democratization of Health Innovation

Pait, Jim

Director of Project Management

Roberts, Amy

Business/Administrative Associate

Wake, Autumn

Office Support Specialist

Department Heads


Moussa, Issam

Department Head, Clinical Sciences

Wagoner Johnson, Amy Jaye

Department Head, Biomedical and Translational Sciences



Ahmad, Irfan

Assistant Dean for Research

Burke, Martin

Associate Dean for Research

Academic Affairs


Adams, Sarah

Office Administrator

Ahmad, Kashif

Medical Education Facilitator / Teaching Professor

Amos, Jenny

Director of Evaluation and Student Assessment/Quality Officer

Archey, Jo-Ann

Medical Education Facilitator / Clinical Associate Professor

Bethke, Eliot

Engineering Lab and Capstone/Data Science/IDEA Project Coordinator

Burnette, Margaret (Peg)

Medical and Biomedicine Librarian/Associate Professor

Cabada, Elisandro

Medical and Bioengineering Librarian

Cain, Amy

Clerkship Coordinator

Coiado, Olivia

Medical Education Facilitator / Teaching Assistant Professor

Galvez, Roberto

Medical Education Facilitator / Teaching Associate Professor

Hamilton, Dylan

Office Support Specialist

Hasty, Bob

Simulation Center Technician (Equipment Specialist I)

Jamison, Shandra

Simulation Center Manager

Kesavadas, Kesh T.

JUMP Simulation Center Co-director

Nodine, Rachel

Standardized Patient Program Specialist

Orban, Jessica

Clerkship Coordinator

Osterbur, Lori

Clerkship Coordinator

Park, Grace

Medical Education Facilitator / Clinical Associate Professor

Pecenka, Chris

Medical Education Program Specialist – Basic Science

Quigg, Melissa

Simulated Patient Coordinator

Roberts-Lieb, Sol

Director of Faculty Development

Rowen, Judith

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Shurilla, Lexi

Academic Affairs Coordinator - Curriculum, Evaluation and Assessment

Slauch, James

Director MSP/PHD program

Swigart, James

Anatomy Instructional Specialist

Thomas, Katie

Medical Education Program Specialist – Clinical

Vozenilek, John

JUMP Simulation Center Co-director

Wallon, Robert

Academic Skills Specialist

Wright, Heather

Interim Director of Curriculum

Yodh, Jaya

Medical Education Facilitator / Teaching Associate Professor

Clinical Affairs


Rowitz, Blair

Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

Student Affairs


Few, Nora

Director of Admissions

Gooch, Wendy

Office Manager/Student Affairs

Jake, Andrea

Director of Student Affairs

Teraguchi, Daniel (Danny)

Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Van Orman, Colin


Marketing & Communications


Hart, Beth

Content Strategy Specialist

Monahan, Ryann

Assistant Director, Marketing & Communications

Simpson, Charlie

Executive Director, Marketing and Communications

Steele, Liz

Graphic Design Specialist

Human Resources


Bates, Heidi

Human Resources Associate

Coleman, Charisse

Senior Human Resource Specialist

Hughes-McCray, LaShae

Office Administrator

McLaughlin, Karen

Director of Human Resources



Jebe, Tod

Director of Technology Innovation

Patrick, Todd

Application and System Engineer



Breitbarth, Jessica

Associate Dean for Advancement

Rodawig, Daniel

Director of Advancement

Wallace, Kari

Office Manager