Contact Us

University of Massachusetts Medical School
Office of Faculty Affairs
55 Lake Avenue North, S1-710
Worcester, MA 01655-0002 USA

Tel: (508) 856-3244
Fax: (508) 856-2129

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Faculty Leadership


Luanne E. Thorndyke, M.D.

Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
Professor of Medicine

Tel: (508) 856-3844; Fax: (508) 856-8181



Robert J. Milner, Ph.D.

Associate Vice Provost for Professional Development
Professor of Neurology

Tel: (508) 856-1301; Fax: (508) 856-2129


Judith K. Ockene, Ph.D., M.Ed.

Associate Vice Provost for Gender and Equity
Professor of Medicine,
Chief of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine
Barbara Helen Smith Chair in Preventive and Behavioral Medicine

Tel: (508) 856-2316; Fax: (508) 856-1570


Joanna Cain, M.D.

Director of Talent Management
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Tel: (508) 856-4285


Administrative Staff


John L. Congdon

Administrative Manager
Resource: Governance and Policies; Recruitment and Hiring; Department Reviews; Reporting and Analysis

Tel: (508) 856-2266; Fax: (508) 856-2129


Gennie Ludovico

Academic Personnel Specialist
Resource: Appointments, Promotions, Tenure

Tel: (508) 856-4268; Fax: (508) 856-2129


Katie Rancourt

Administrative Assistant II
Resource: Gender & Equity Programs, Leadership Series, Faculty Awards

Tel: (508) 856-3382; Fax: (508) 856-2129  


Margie Rodriguez

Executive Assistant to the Vice Provost

Tel: (508) 856-2107; Fax: (508) 856-8181  


Sue Tremallo

Programs and Events Coordinator
Resource: New Faculty Orientation, Onboard Mentoring; Junior Faculty Development Program; Events

Tel: (508) 856-3433; Fax: (508) 856-2129 

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