Leadership Team

The Office of Education coordinates with a network of administrative offices to support medical education at Washington University School of Medicine. For Office of Education contact information, visit the Contact Us page. For all team members or a specific service, see our Office Directory.


Office of Education

Eva Aagaard, MD
Senior Associate Dean for Education

Supports the medical school’s education missions by representing and advocating for education and by supporting leadership and programmatic development in education, educational scholarship and administration


Undergraduate Medical Education

Medical Student Education

Thomas M. De Fer, MD, FACP
Associate Dean of Medical Student Education


Sabrina Nuñez, PhD
Assistant Dean
Curriculum and Foundational Sciences


Steven J. Lawrence, MD, MSc
Assistant Dean
Curriculum and Clinical Sciences


Educational Technology and Innovation


Carolyn Dufault, PhD
Assistant Dean
Educational Technology and Innovation


Medical Student Admissions

Valerie Ratts, MD

Valerie S. Ratts, MD
Associate Dean of Admissions


Alan I. Glass, MD
Assistant Dean of Admissions


Medical Student Affairs

Lisa Moscoso, MD

Lisa M. Moscoso, MD, PhD
Associate Dean for Student Affairs


Kathy Diemer, MD

Kathy Diemer, MD
Assistant Dean of Career Counseling


Michael Donlan, PhD
Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs*


Bridget O'Neal

Bridget O’Neal
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
Director of Financial Services


Medical Student Research

Koong-Nah Chung, PhD

Koong-Nah Chung, PhD
Associate Dean of Student Research


Diversity Programs

Will Ross, MD

Will Ross, MD
Principal Officer for Community Partnerships;
Associate Dean of Diversity


Lisa Stevenson, MBA

Lisa Stevenson, MBA
Assistant Dean of Diversity



Graduate Medical Education

Rebecca McAlister, MD

Rebecca McAlister, MD
Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education


Continuing Medical Education

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Allyson R. Zazulia, MD
Associate Dean of Continuing Medical Education



Program Evaluation and Continuous Quality Improvement*

Eve R. Colson, MD, MHPE
Associate Dean
Program Evaluation and Continuous Quality Improvement

*Offices also serve students in Washington University School of Medicine programs in physical therapy, occupational therapy, and audiology and communication sciences.