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Christopher S. Candler, MD, EdD
Office of the Executive Dean

Christopher S Candler, MD, EdD

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs


Dr. Christopher Candler serves as the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He oversees all aspects of the MD and PA programs including admissions, student affairs, the curriculum, support services, evaluation, and accreditation.

In addition to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Oklahoma, Dr. Candler obtained a doctorate in higher education from the University of Arkansas. During his twenty-six years in medical education he has served in a variety of administrative and leadership roles and has been an active member of the national medical education community.

Dr. Candler served as the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Association of American Medical College’s MedEdPORTAL journal, as a Field Secretary for the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, and as a member of the Peer Review Corps for the Higher Learning Commission. He has conducted twenty-four national medical school accreditation visits.

Dr. Candler has received over one million dollars of funding from national granting agencies for his work in medical education. He has authored over forty education publications in books and refereed journals that address a variety of timely medical education issues. His projects have been featured in Academic Medicine, Harvard Medical International and the journal Science. Dr. Candler’s achievements have been recognized through a David L. Boren distinguished professorship and awards from the University of Oklahoma Regents and the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.

 



Associate Members

Zain Asad, MD

Zain Asad, MD

Assistant Professor

Guilherme Barreiro, MD, PhD

Guilherme Barreiro, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Surgery
 

Heather Burks, MD

Heather Burks, MD

Assistant Professor,
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Amanda Celii, MD

Amanda Celii, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

4th Year Surgery Clerkship Director

Associate Director, Trauma Post-Acute Care, EMS liaison

Associate Director, Trauma Outreach/Education

Stephen M. Clayton, Jr., MD

Stephen M. Clayton, Jr., MD

Assistant Professor

Kelley A. Curran, MD

Kelly A. Curran, MD

Associate Professor

M. Blake Evans, DO
Karl Huebner, M.D.

Karl Huebner, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
 

Jeremy Johnson, MD, FACS

Jeremy Johnson, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Co-Director, Third Year Surgical Clerkship

Kellie R. Jones, MD, FCCP

Kellie R. Jones, MD, FCCP

Associate Professor, Medicine
Assistant Chief of Medicine, Oklahoma City VA Healthcare System
Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians

Edgar LeClaire, MD, MS, FACOG

Edgar LeClaire, MD, MS, FACOG

Assistant Professor

Fellowship Director

Amy Lee, M.D.

Amy Lee, M.D.

Associate Professor, Section of Pediatric Critical Care
Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Program Director, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

Kathryn Lindsay, MD

Kathryn Lindsay, MD

Assistant Professor

Yashas Nathani, MD

Yashas Nathani, MD

Assistant Professor

Shashank S. Shettar, MD

Shashank S. Shettar, MD

Assistant Professor
Division Chief, Transplant Anesthesiology
Interim Division Chief, Obstetric Anesthesiology

Christine Vo, MD

Christine Vo, MD

Assistant Professor
Assistant Program Director
Medical Student Clerkship Co-Director

Houssein Youness, MD, FCCP

Houssein Youness, MD, FCCP

Associate Professor, Medicine
Interim Section Chief, Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine Section
Director of the Interventional Pulmonary Program, Oklahoma City VAHCS
Program Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship, OUHSC
President, Oklahoma Thoracic Society
Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians