MCGEC Principal Investigator


Charles P. Mouton, M.D., M.S.

Senior Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean, School of Medicine

Phone: 615.327.6204

MCGEC Faculty & Family Medicine Resident Coordinator

Sidani, Mohamad

Mohamad Sidani, M.D.

Professor and Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs
Family and Community Medicine
School: Medicine

Office Phone: 615.327.5817

Appointments: 615.860.7511

MCGEC Faculty & Delirium EBP Project Advisor

Singh, Pradumna

Pradumna Singh, M.D.

Associate Professor and Division Chief, Neurology
Internal Medicine
School: Medicine

Office Phone: 615.327.6565

Appointments: 615.327.6348

Financial Officer

Alex Armstrong

Alex Armstrong, M.B.A.

Fiscal Officer
School: Medicine

Office Phone: 615.327.6277

MCGEC Staff & Faculty – Meharry Medical College


Grace Smith

Grace Smith, L.M.S.W.

Program Manager
Geriatric Education Center
School: Medicine

Phone: 615.327.6947

Ruth Garrett

Ruth Garrett, Ph.D.

Education Consultant
Geriatric Education Center
School: Medicine

Carol Galvez-Gutierrez

Carol Galvez-Gutierrez

Program Coordinator and Office Manager
Geriatric Education Center
School: Medicine

Phone: 615.327.6947

Mary Ann Ruley

Mary Ann Ruley, M.S.

Program Coordinator
Geriatric Education Center
School: Medicine

Phone: 615.327.6947

Jabeen, Shagufta

Shagufta Jabeen, M.D.

Associate Professor
School: Medicine

Office Phone: 615.327.6491

Appointments: 615.327.6961

Deriemer, Susan

Susan DeRiemer, Ph.D.

Professional and Medical Education
School: Medicine



MCGEC Staff & Faculty - Vanderbilt University

James Powers, M.D.
Vanderbilt University  Principal Investigator
Associate Professor, School of Medicine
Associate Clinical Director of the VA GRECC

Parul Goyal, M.D.
Assistant Professor
General Internal Medicine & Public Health,
Delirium EBP Project Consultant 

Ruth Garrett, Ph.D.
Nursing Education Consultant

Anna Lea Cothron
Program Coordinator & Evaluator

Maciej Buchowski, Ph.D.
Research Professor & Nutrition Section Leader

For more information about educational events at Vanderbilt, visit the Vanderbilt-Reynolds Geriatrics Education Center



MCGEC Faculty - Tennessee State University

Kathy Martin, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.E.
Tennessee State University Principal Investigator
Dean, School of Nursing

Pamela Ark, Ph.D., R.N.
BSN Director, Associate Professor, Nursing

Ronald Barredo, P.T., D.P.T., Ed.D., GCS
Assoc. Professor and Head, Dept. of Physical Therapy

Carol Bompart, Ed.D., FNP-BC
FNP Coordinator, Assoc. Professor, Nursing  

Jane Norman, Ph.D., M.S.N., C.N.E.
MSN Director, Professor, Nursing

Janice Williams, B.S.D.H., M.S.
Assistant Professor, Dental Hygiene

Elizabeth Brown, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Health Admin. and Health Sciences

Tina Smith, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Associate Professor & Interim Head, Dept. of Speech & Audiology

Marie Hammond, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychology
MCGEC Evaluation Consultant