Faculty & Staff
Jennifer De La Fuente, Ana Luz Chiapa-Scifres)
Assistant Dean of Rural Medical Education/Professor
He teaches in the classroom as well as works to perfect and expand
the rural medical education program. He is also an advocate in the field and
serves on many levels advocating for the osteopathic profession.
Rural Community Assistant Director
rural clinical rotations throughout the state of Texas. She ensures that
the physicians are of the highest caliber and take pride in their teaching
efforts. Kim also provides credentialing information to hospitals who
assist in educating our student doctors.
Research Assistant Director
projects ensuring that they learn to respond to their communities’ needs
and at the same time produce a scholarly paper. For our overall
program, she links the data we collect from our student doctors, preceptors,
and other sources to the stories that this information tells about our shortcomings and our success.
She manages budgetary concerns and facilitates the
successful implementation of overall ORMED operations.
Senior Administrative Associate
A. Clifton Cage, DO
Associate Professor - Medical Education
Dr. Cage is engaged in course development, classroom
instruction for year 1 and year 2 student doctors.
He also serves as a mentor for all rural scholar students.
Gerald Friedman, DO
Assistant Professor - Medical Education
assists in instruction of specific procedural skills.