Aug 05, 2020  
2020-2021 Augusta University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Augusta University Catalog

Augusta University Leadership



President

Brooks Keel, PhD
President, Augusta University and CEO, AU Health System

President’s Cabinet

Thad Wilkins
Vice Chair, AU Medical Associates
 
Mickey Williford, MPA
Vice President, Institutional Effectiveness
 
Katrina R. Keefer, MPA
Executive Vice President, Health Affairs, Augusta University
Chief Executive Officer, AU Health System
 
Clint Bryant, MEd, BS
Director of Intercollegiate Athletics
 
Gretchen Caughman, PhD
Executive Vice President, Academic Affairs & Provost
 
Jorge Cortes, MD
Director, Cancer Center
 
Kim Shrewsbury
Interim Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, AU Medical Center
 
Phillip Coule, MD, MBA, FACEP
Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, AU Health System
 
Michael P. Diamond, MD
Sr. Vice President, Research
 
Michael Casdorph, EdD
Vice President, Information Technology, Chief Information Officer
 
Kathy Browder, PhD
Associate Provost, Faculty Affairs
 
Jack Evans, BA
Enterprise Vice President, Communications and Marketing
 
Richard M. Franza, PhD
Dean, Hull College of Business
 
Kim Davies, PhD
Dean, Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
 
David D. Hess, MD
Dean, Medical College of Georgia/Interim Executive Vice President, Medical Affairs Integration
 
Ron Booth, PE, MBA, BSME
Vice President, Facilities
 
Russell Keen, MeD
Executive Vice President, External Relations/Chief of Staff to the President
 
Zach Kelehear, EdD
Vice President, Instruction and Innovation
 
Karla Leeper, PhD
Executive Vice President, Operations
 
Carol Lefebvre, DDS, MS
Dean, Dental College of Georgia
 
Tim Gaillard, FACHE, MHA, MSBA
Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, AU Medical Center
 
Clark Speese, JD
Interim General Counsel, AU Health Center
 
Tanya Sudia, PhD, RN
Dean, College of Nursing
 
Chris Melcher, JD
Vice President, Legal Affairs
General Counsel, Augusta University
 
Susan Norton, SPHR, MS
Enterprise Vice President, Human Resources
 
Charles G. Howell, MD
Chief Executive Officer, AU Medical Associates
 
Susan B. Davies, PhD
Vice President, Enrollment and Student Affairs
 
Lester Pretlow, PhD, CLS(C), NRCC(CC)
Dean, College of Allied Health Sciences
 
Michael W. Shaffer, BA
Executive Vice President, Strategic Partnerships & Economic Development
 
Clay F. Sprouse, MBA, CPA, CIA, CISA
Interim VIce President, Compliance, Audit, Risk Management & Ethics
 
John Sutherland, PhD
Dean, College of Science and Mathematics
 
Peter M. Basciano, PhD
Chair, Faculty Senate
 
Yvonner Turner, CPM, CCP
Executive Vice President, Finance/Chief Business Officer
 
Jennifer Sullivan, PhD
Interim Dean, The Graduate School
 
Judi Wilson, EdD
Dean, College of Education
 
Wayne Sellers
Chief Information Officer, AU Health System
 
Alexander Schwarzmann, PhD
Dean, School of Computer and Cyber Sciences
 
Tiffany Townsend, PhD
Chief Diversity Officer
 
Debbie Vaughn, MEd
Vice President, Development
 
Laura Brower, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Chief Nursing Officer, AU Medical Center
Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs
 
Ian Mercier
Vice President, University Foundations
President and Chief Executive Officer, MCG Foundation
 
Jennifer Miller, BS
Vice President, Strategy & Business Development, AU Health System