May 17, 2019

Tenure and Promotion: May 2019

The Board of Regents on May 16, 2019, approved recommendations for new appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, and clinical or research faculty on the University of Michigan’s Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses. 

Eric P. Skye, M.D.
Eric P. Skye, M.D., Clinical Professor
Philip Rodgers MD
Phillip E. Rodgers, M.D., Clinical Professor

Eric P. Skye, M.D. was appointed to clinical professor of family medicine. Dr. Skye serves as Associate Chair for Educational Programs as well as the M-Home House Director, U-M Medical School.

Phillip E. Rodgers, M.D., was appointed to clinical professor of family medicine. Dr. Rodgers serves as the Associate Director for Clinical Programs, Adult Palliative Medicine Program and the Associate Director, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program.




Dr. Michael McKee
Michael M. McKee, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor
Christine Cigolle, MD, MPH
Christine Cigolle, M.D., associate professor

Michael M. McKee, M.D., M.P.Hwas appointed to associate professor of family medicine, with tenure. Dr. McKee is a family physician with clinical and research expertise in disability health. He is the director of the Deaf Health Clinic, located at the Dexter Health Center. As a physician with a hearing loss, he is especially interested in advocating for the rights of Deaf and hard of hearing patients to obtain equitable health care including accessible communication. His research focus includes health disparities for individuals with various disabilities, health information accessibility, health literacy, and telemedicine applications.

Christine T. Cigolle, M.D. was appointed to associate professor of family medicine, with tenure and associate professor of internal medicine, without tenure. Dr. Cigolle is a gerontologist researcher currently working on telemedicine intervention for recently hospitalized older veterans and cardiovascular disease risk in older adults. She also serves as a research faculty member at the Michigan Center on the Demography of Aging.