School of Medicine


Office of the Dean

2020 Gravier Street
5th Floor
(504) 568-4007

Office of the Dean Organizational Chart


Richard DiCarlo, MD
Interim Dean, LSUHSC School of Medicine

Richard Dicarlo


Stephanie N Taylor, MD

Interim Senior Associate Dean for Faculty & Institutional Affairs

Stephanie N, Taylor


Cathi Fontenot, MD

Associate Dean for Alumni Affairs & Development

Cathi Fontenot, MD

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 Lee Engel, MD, PhD

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Lee Angel


Taniya de Silva, MD

Associate Dean for Student Affairs & Records

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Robert Maupin, MD

Associate Dean for Diversity and Community Engagement


Angela McLean, MD

Associate Dean for Admissions

Angela McLean


Robin English, MD

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education

Robin English


Katherine Diodene, MBA

Associate Dean for Fiscal Affairs

Katherine Diodene


Wayne Backes, PhD

Associate Dean for Research

Waynes Back


Shou-Ching Tang, MD, PhD

Associate Dean for Translational Research

Shou-Ching Tang


Jayne S. Weiss, MD

Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs



Lucio Miele, MD, PhD

Assistant Dean for Translational Research



Peter Winsauer, PhD

Assistant Dean for Basic Science Research



Fred Lopez, MD

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Records



Hamilton Farris, PhD

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Records



Fern Tsien, PhD

Assistant Dean for Medical Student Research

Fern Tsien


Peter DeBlieux, MD

Assistant Dean for Advanced Learning and Simulation



Ram Paragi MD, MPH

Director of Accreditation Compliance and Strategic Outcomes

Ram Paragi