Leadership

 

Chair, Department of Internal Medicine

John M. Carethers, MD

John M. Carethers, MD, MACP
Chair, Department of Internal Medicine

Dr. John M. Carethers received his BS degree in Biological Sciences with a minor in Chemistry from Wayne State University, and his MD with high distinction from the same institution. Dr. Carethers did his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, followed by a fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of Michigan. He was then recruited to the University of California, San Diego, where he grew his laboratory-based research in the area of DNA mismatch repair and colorectal cancer pathogenesis, saw general medicine and gastroenterology patients.  He also served as the main physician for hereditary colon cancer referrals in Southern California. His leadership roles included the gastroenterology fellowship director, the gastroenterology Section Chief for the San Diego VA Hospital, then Division Chief for University of California, San Diego, before being recruited to Michigan.

He was the founding Director of the NIH-funded UCSD Gastroenterology Center grant, and was the Director of the gastroenterology T32 training grant. His laboratory research continues to be funded by the NIH. Dr. Carethers also has interest in colorectal cancer disparities as it relates to genetics and outcomes. He is the former PI of the SDSU/UCSD Cancer Center Comprehensive Partnership U54 grant, which addresses cancer disparities. He has published over 165 manuscripts and book chapters. He is a Senior Associate Editor for Gastroenterology, the highest impact gastroenterology journal. He completed a 2-year appointment on the National Commission for Digestive Diseases, a U.S. Congressional Commission, after his appointment by Elias Zerhouni, MD, then Director of the National Institutes of Health. He was elected a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation, and elected a member of the American Association of Physicians (AAP), and serves on the AAP Council. He was elected a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences in 2012.

Associate Chairs

U-M Department of Internal Medicine, John Del Valle, MD
John Del Valle, MD

John Del Valle, MD
Senior Associate Chair for Graduate Medical Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

U-M Department of Internal Medicine, Scott Flanders, MD
Scott Flanders, MD

Scott Flanders, MD
Vice Chair for External Relations;
Associate Chair for Quality and Innovation
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

U-M Department of Internal Medicine, Cyril Grum, MD
Cyril Grum, MD

Cyril Grum, MD
Senior Associate Chair for Undergraduate Medical Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

U-M Department of Internal Medicine, Timothy Laing, MD
Timothy Laing, MD

Timothy Laing, MD
Senior Associate Chair for Clinical Programs
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

U-M Department of Internal Medicine, Benjamin Margolis, MD
Benjamin Margolis, MD

Benjamin Margolis, MD
Associate Chair for Basic and Translational Research
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

U-M Department of Internal Medicine, Rodica Pop-Busui, MD, PhD
Rodica Pop-Busui, MD, PhD

Rodica Pop-Busui, MD, PhD
Associate Chair for Clinical Research
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

U-M Department of Internal Medicine, Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH
Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH

Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH
Senior Associate Chair for Veterans Affairs
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

U-M Department of Internal Medicine, Richard Simon, MD
Richard Simon, MD

Richard Simon, MD
Associate Chair for Faculty Affairs

Division Chiefs

U-M Allergy & Clinical Immunology Division, James Baldwin, MD
James Baldwin, MD

Allergy and Clinical Immunology Division
James Baldwin, MD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

U-M Cardiovascular Medicine Division, David Pinsky, MD
David Pinsky, MD

Cardiovascular Medicine Division
David Pinsky, MD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

U-M Gastroenterology and Hepatology Division, Chung Owyang, MD
Chung Owyang, MD

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Division
Chung Owyang, MD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

U-M General Medicine Division, Laurence McMahon, Jr., MD, MPH
Laurence McMahon, Jr., MD, MPH

General Medicine Division
Laurence McMahon, Jr., MD, MPH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

U-M Geriatric & Palliative Medicine Division, Raymond Yung, MB, ChB
Raymond Yung, MB, ChB

Geriatric and Palliative Medicine Division
Raymond Yung, MB, ChB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

U-M Hematology & Oncology Division, Pavan Reddy, MD
Pavan Reddy, MD

Hematology and Oncology Division
Pavan Reddy, MD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

U-M Hospital Medicine Division, Vineet Chopra, MD, MSc
Vineet Chopra, MD, MSc

Hospital Medicine Division
Vineet Chopra, MD, MSc
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

U-M Infectious Diseases Division, Powel Kazanjian, MD, PhD
Powel Kazanjian, MD, PhD

Infectious Diseases Division
Powel Kazanjian, MD, PhD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

U-M Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes Division, Peter Arvan, MD, PhD
Peter Arvan, MD, PhD

Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes Division
Peter Arvan, MD, PhD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

U-M Molecular Medicine & Genetics Division, Eric Fearon, MD, PhD
Eric Fearon, MD, PhD

Molecular Medicine & Genetics Division
Eric Fearon, MD, PhD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

U-M Nephrology Division, Subramaniam Pennathur, MD
Subramaniam Pennathur, MD

Nephrology Division
Subramaniam Pennathur, MD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

U-M Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Division, Theodore Standiford, MD
Theodore Standiford, MD

Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Division
Theodore Standiford, MD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

U-M Rheumatology Division, David Fox, MD
David Fox, MD

Rheumatology Division
David Fox, MD

Administration

Musty Habhab

Musty Habhab, Chief Administrative Officer

Musty Habhab is the Chief Administrative Officer for the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan Health System. In this role, she has administrative responsibility for all medical school, ambulatory care and hospital operations of the Department, including finances, faculty and staff human resources, grants and facilities. After earning her degree in Accounting from the University of Northern Iowa and passing the CPA exam, Musty moved to Michigan where she gained valuable experience working in the health system’s Hospital Finance Department. She has over 16 years of experience with the Department of Internal Medicine, serving initially as the Director of Finance and then as the Associate Administrator. She is actively involved in her national organization, the Alliance for Academic Medicine, where she has a seat on the council and is president of Administrators in Internal Medicine.

 
U-M Division of Internal Medicine Jolena Nollar and Eric Mullen
Jolena Nollar and Eric Mullen

Jolena Nollar, Director of Administrative Operations
Eric Mullen, Director of Finance

 

Division Administrators

U-M Department of Internal Medicine Administrators

                                            

Allergy & Clinical Immunology, Hillary Gallagher
Cardiovascular Medicine, Robert Keast
Gastroenterology, Jeffrey Holden
General Medicine, Kimberly Rize
Geriatric & Palliative Medicine, Stephanie Gatica
Hematology & Oncology, Dorothy Schroeder
Hospital Medicine, Marisa Rodgriuez
Infectious Diseases, Johannes Postma
Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes, Ryan Noel
Molecular Medicine & Genetics, Dorothy Schroeder
Nephrology, Amy Kaufman Eddy
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Mary Freer
Rheumatology, Gary Smith

Finance and Administrative Operations Staff

Denise Bell, Space & Facilities
Judy Carrillo, Sponsored Research
Catherine Craig, Departmental Reporting & Analysis
Tammy Ellies, Quality and Improvement
Michelle Hepler, Human Resources
Mari Jo Honeck, Human Resources
Silvana Janevski, Chair's Office
Leigh Johnson, Faculty Affairs
Dawn Meyer, Revenue, Hospital & Ambulatory Care Unit Analysis
Lisa Miller, Graduate Medical Education
Allison Picinotti, Marketing & Continuing Medical Education
Daniel Robertson, Policies, Internal Controls & Special Projects
Debra Ventura, Chair's Office