SPOKANE, Wash. – The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine has hired several new administrators to develop and direct Washington State University’s new medical school. They include:

Steven Grossman, assistant dean of learning communities and clinical professor. He comes from Canton, Ohio, where he was the medical director of two hospice and palliative care programs and had a long career in family medicine and medical education.

Leila Harrison, assistant dean for admissions and recruitment. She comes from Texas A&M College of Medicine where she was assistant dean of admissions.

Joshua Jacobs, chair of medical education and clinical sciences and clinical professor. He comes from the Association of American Medical Colleges where he was senior director of learner services.

Andrew Richards, technology incubator officer. He was the cofounder and chief technology officer for ReelDx of Portland, Ore., before coming to WSU.

Santiago Toro-Posada, director of curriculum accreditation and management. He comes from the University of British Columbia where he was the curriculum and assessment manager for the faculty of medicine.

Randi Wasik, associate dean of administration, finance and strategy. She comes from the University of Washington’s College of the Environment where she was director of finance and administration.

 

News media contact:
Terren Roloff, WSU Spokane communications, 509-358-7527, cell 509-720-6245, terren.roloff@wsu.edu