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FMAT Faculty

FMAT Program Co-Directors

Dr. Cook

Ron Cook, D.O., MS, MBA, ABFP, ABOFP; Professor of Family Medicine and Medical Education & FMAT Co-Director. Dr. Cook was appointed Braddock Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine in 2012 and previously served as Family Medicine vice chair and residency program director. He received B.S., M.S., and M.B.A. degrees from Texas Tech University. A graduate of the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center, Dr. Cook served as Chief Resident of the TTUHSC-Lubbock Family Medicine residency program.  In addition to serving as FMAT program Co-Director, he is co-leader for the Cardiovascular Week in FMAT1 and serves as a faculty mentor for FMAT2.

Dr. Jones

Betsy Goebel Jones, EdD; Professor of Medical Education and Family Medicine & FMAT Co-Director. Dr. Jones received the B.A. degree in TheatreArts and the M.A. degree in English from Texas Tech University, where she also completed a doctoral degree in Higher Education. She joined the Department of Family and Community Medicine in 1992. Dr. Jones serves as the Regional Director for the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women's Health. In 2013, Dr. Jones became Founding Chair of the Department of Medical Education at TTUHSC School of Medicine. Dr. Jones provides day-to-day oversight for the FMAT program.

Family Medicine Faculty

Dr. Ragain

R. Michael Ragain, MD, MSEd, Professor of Family Medicine. Dr. Ragain has served as UMC Chief Medical Officer since 2011. He previously served as Residency Program Director and Braddock Chair of the Department of Family Medicine. Dr. Ragain is co-leader for the Endocrine Week in FMAT1.

Dr. Haynes

Jamie Haynes, MD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine.  Dr. Haynes is Associate Director of the TTUHSC Family Medicine Residency Program in Lubbock. She is co-leader for the Uro/Gyn Week in FMAT1.

Dr. Peck

Elizabeth Kimberli Peck, MD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine. Dr. Peck serves as Assistant Dean for Admissions in the School of Medicine. She is co-leader for the Neuropsychiatry Week in FMAT1. 

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David Trotter, PhD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine. Dr. Trotter is Associate Block Director for the Integrated Neurosciences Block. He is co-leader for the Neuropsychiatry Week in FMAT1.

Dr. Prabhu

Fiona Prabhu, MD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine.  Dr. Prabhu currently serves as the course director for Development of Clinical Skills 1 and 2 and is the medical director for the TTUHSC Student Run Free Clinic. She is co-leader for the Respiratory Week in FMAT1 as well as faculty mentor and course director for FMAT2.

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Kelly Klein, MD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine.   Dr. Klein is Director of the Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship program. She teaches in the GI/Endocrine Week in FMAT1 and has served as a faculty mentor for FMAT2.

morales

Felix Morales, MD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine.  Dr. Morales is Associate Dean for Admissions in the School of Medicine. He is co-leader for the GI/Endocrine Week in Lubbock and a faculty facilitator for FMAT2.

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Kit Linton, MD, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine.  Dr. Linton is co-leader for the Dermatology Week in Lubbock and a faculty facilitator for FMAT2.

mitchell

Jennifer Mitchell, MD, Professor of Family Medicine.  Dr. Mitchell is Director of the Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship. She is co-leader for the Muscoskeletal Week in FMAT1.

edwards

David Edwards, MD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine.  Dr. Edwards is Associate Director of the Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship. He is co-leader for the Muscoskeletal Week in FMAT1.

babb

Franklyn Babb, MD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine. Dr. Babb is Director of the Family Medicine Clerkship in Lubbock. He is Course Director for the FMAT2 course.

sheets

Randall Sheets, MD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine. Dr. Sheets is Associate Director of the Family Medicine Residency Program in Lubbock. He is a faculty facilitator for the FMAT2 course.

FMAT Steering Committee

Dr. Young

Rodney Young, MD, Professor of Family Medicine, Amarillo.  Dr. Young is Regional Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine in Amarillo. Dr. Young is a member of the FMAT Steering Committee.

kirkland

Jerry Kirkland, MD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Amarillo. Dr. Kirkland is Director of the Family Medicine Residency Program in Amarillo. He is a member of the FMAT Steering Committee.

hampsten

Ellen Hampsten, MD, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Amarillo. Dr. Hampsten is Family Medicine Clerkship Director at the Permian Basin campus.

benton

Tim Benton, MD, Professor of Family Medicine, Permian Basin.  Dr. Benton is Regional Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine in the Permian Basin. Dr. Benton is a member of the FMAT Steering Committee.

Dr. Alam

Nimat Alam, MD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Permian Basin. Dr. Alam is Family Medicine Clerkship Director at the Permian Basin campus. 

Dr. Ike

Ikemefuna Okwuwa, MD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Permian Basin. Dr. Ike is Director of the Family Medicine Residency Program at TTUHSC in Odessa. He is a member of the FMAT Steering Committee.

onger

Fred Onger, MD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Lubbock. Dr. Onger is Director of the Family Medicine Residency Program at TTUHSC in Lubbock. He is a member of the FMAT Steering Committee.

Dr. Williams

Simon Williams, PhD, Professor of Medical Education and Associate Dean. Dr. Williams is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the Office of Academic Affairs for the School of Medicine at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.  Dr. Williams is a member of the FMAT Steering Committee.

Dr. Berk

Steven Berk, MD, Dean of the School of Medicine. Dr. Berk is Provost and Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean for the School of Medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.  Dr. Berk held the positions of Regional Dean, Professor of Medicine, and Mirick-Myers Endowed Chair in Geriatric Medicine of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in Amarillo from 1999-2006.

FMAT1 Basic Sciences Faculty

Dr. Colmer-Hamood

Jane Colmer-Hamood, PhD, Associate Professor of Medical Education. Co-leader of the Respiratory Week. 

 kaur

Gurvinder Kaur, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medical Education.  Co-leader of the Musculoskeletal/Rheumatology Week.

kruczek

Cassie Kruczek, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medical Eduction. Co-leader of the Gastrointestinal Week.

martinez-zaguilan

Raul Martinez-Zaguilan, PhD, Associate Professor of Physiology. Co-leader of the Endocrinology Week.

tenner

Tom Tenner, PhD, Professor of Medical Education & Pharmacology. Co-leader of the Cardiovascular Week.

webster

Dan Webster, PhD, Associate Professor of Medical Education. Co-leader of the Dermatology Week