The Division of Student Affairs in the Office of Medical Education handles financial aid and scholarships, student records, issues related to student progress and promotions and educational services for all medical students. Student Affairs also processes applications to the Fourth-Year Visiting Student Program.
Chipper Griffith, M.D., associate dean for Student Affairs, and Todd Cheever, M.D., assistant dean for Student Affairs oversee all activities and provide academic, career and personal counseling for medical students. They also coordinate the National Residency Matching Program for senior medical students.
Beth Hartmann, registrar, oversees course registration for medical students, records grades, bills for tuition and fees, maintains all files on enrolled students and alumni and verifies enrollment and coordinates transcript generation.
Julie McDaniel, director of Financial Aid, counsels students on their financial needs while in medical school and processes all loan applications and scholarship awards.
Shirley Tipton, director of Student Services, assists medical students with academic support services, career planning, student government, student organizations, special events including orientation and graduation and community service and other extracurricular activities.