Renuka Gera, MD
Community Assistant Dean
Sparrow Professional Building, Ste. 305 1200 East Michigan Avenue
Lansing, MI 48912
Renuka Gera, MD serves as the Community Assistant Dean for the Lansing Campus, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Dr. Gera is the division chief MSU Adolescent and Pediatric hematologist and oncologist and the Associate Chair for Academic/Education and Clinical Affairs for Department of Pediatrics and Human development. She is very well known in the community for her expertise in Pediatric Hematologist/ Oncologist and excellence in medical education. As the Community Assistant Dean for the Lansing Campus since 2005 she has been helping students with their clinical education, career planning, specialty selection and residency application process
Sarah McVoy, BA
Sarah McVoy is the Lansing Community Administrator. Sarah coordinates and administers the academic and administrative support services for medical students assigned to the Lansing Campus of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine during their clinical years of medical school; advises and counsels medical students with regard to curriculum, career development, residency, personal issues that may affect performance, and other areas in order to help ensure the success of the students; coordinates and oversees a variety of student activities in the community, including the scheduling of students in required and elective clerkships at numerous area facilities.
Anne Leiby-McMahon, BS
Community Outreach Program Specialist
Anne Leiby-McMahon is the Lansing Community Outreach Specialist. The Community Outreach Specialist is responsible for recruitment of new faculty, retention of faculty, faculty educational development and assisting with continuing medical education (CME). Anne also instructs faculty members and residents on core teaching skills, assessment skills, strategies for integrating students into their practice and use of electronic resources.
Michelle Knox, BS
MSU, College of Human Medicine Lansing Assistant Dean’s Office Sparrow Professional Building
Lansing , MI 48912
Michelle Knox is the Lansing Curriculum Assistant. The Curriculum Assistant is responsible for VSAS for visiting students, COM elective clerkship scheduling, Absence request forms and Community/Volunteer faculty appointments.
Patricia Faunce is the Secretary for the MSU CHM Assistant Dean’s office, Lansing campus. The Secretary is responsible for obtaining training and access into Sparrow Hospital’s EPIC EMR, and MSU’s Centricity EMR, elective evaluations, immunization tracking, and the Block III Orientation requirements for MSU, that also include requirements of the Sparrow Health System and McLaren Greater Lansing sites.