Community Faculty

Amrutlal J. Barot, MBBS
Firas Beitinjaneh, MD, FACP, FAAN
Martha S. Boulos, MBBCh
Mary A. Bowles, MD
Zhaoming Chen, MD, PhD
Carmen R. Fuentes, MD
Marie T. Holland, MD
Steven T. Kanarek, MD
Robert J. Lanoue Jr., MD
Stephen O. Nnodim Jr., MD
Rachel M. Paul, MD
Marcus C. Rice, MD
Krzysztof E. Romanowski, MD
Michael R. Wagner, MD
Renee S. Walker, MPH, PA-C
Armistead D. Williams, MD
Ugur Yilmaz Anatolian, MD
Richard M. Zweifler, MD

Current Members

Patricia B. Williams, PhD, FCP - Center Director

Frank A. Lattanzio Jr., PhD - Basic Science Director

John D. Sheppard, Jr., MD, MMSC - Clinical Director

Shannon McCole, MD - Chair, Ophthalmology

Earl Crouch, Jr., MD, FACS – Director, Pediatrics Research

Jorge Jacot, PhD - Diabetic Retinopathy

Alireza Hosseini, MD - Translational Research

Sandeep S. Samudre, PhD, MPH - Electrodiagnostics

Karl Schellenberg, MD, PhD - Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Earl R. Crouch III, MD - Modeling and Simulation


Emeritus Members

Robert C. Allen, MD (deceased)

Bruce I. Bodner, MD

Patricia Loose-Thurman, BS

Peter V. Mitrev, MD


Komal Dhir, M.D.

Hometown:   Centreville, VA

Undergraduate:  Virginia Commonwealth University / B.S. of Finance

Medical School:   Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA

Why I Chose EVMS Emergency Medicine: Did a SubI here and fell in love with the people. Great training, variety of hospitals. Not too far from family, and of course, beaches!

Hobbies & Interest:   Photography, board games, Netflix, food, cooking, sports, adventure.