Faculty & Staff

We have two full professors, three associate professors, and the rest of our faculty and staff are assistant professors or instructors of psychiatry at the University of North Texas Health Science Center.

  • Alphonso, Helene M., DO – Osteopathic Program Director, Assistant Professor
  • Choi, Florence K., PMHNP-BC – Nurse Practitioner, Instructor
  • Claassen, Cindy, PhD – Psychologist, Professor
  • DeMoss, Dustin, DO, MS – Psychiatrist, Assistant Professor
  • Djokovic, Marija, MD – Psychiatrist, Assistant Professor
  • Durand, Julie, S., PMHNP-BC – Nurse Practitioner, Instructor
  • Etter, Gary, MD – Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry, DFAPA
  • Fan, Matthew, MD – Psychiatrist, Assistant Professor
  • Frol, Alan, PhD – Neuro-psychologist, Assistant Professor
  • Granado, Elma, MD, FAPA  – Medical Director, Psychiatric Emergency Center
  • Hall, James R., PhD – ​Neuro-psychologist, Professor
  • Hopewell, Alan, PhD – ​Neuro-psychologist, Assistant Professor
  • Huff, Jamie, DO – Psychiatrist, Assistant Professor
  • Hurd, Cheryl, MD – Director, Clerkship; Residency Assistant Program Director, FAPA
  • Jordan, Mandy J., PhD – Psychologist, Assistant Professor
  • Kaufman, Kendall, PA-C – Physician Assistant, Instructor
  • Klymiuk, Jadwiga A., MD – Psychiatrist, Assistant Professor
  • Manjunath, Prema, MD – Medical Director, Child & Adolescent, Assistant Professor
  • Miles, R. Edwin, PhD – Psychologist, Assistant Professor
  • Mummert, Diana I., MD – Psychiatrist, Assistant Professor
  • Mummert, Mark, PhD – Basic Scientist, Associate Professor
  • Muttineni, Jyotsna, MD – Psychiatrist, Assistant Professor
  • Nati, Carol A., MD, MS, DFAPA – Psychiatrist, Assistant Professor
  • Oliphant, Nekesha, MD – Medical Director, Inpatient Services, Assistant Professor
  • O’Meilia, Jacob, MD – Psychiatrist, Assistant Professor
  • Perez, Christine, A., PMHNP-BC – Nurse Practitioner, Instructor
  • Podawiltz, Alan L., DO, MS, FAPA – Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Associate Professor
  • Rains, Corey, PA-C – Physician Assistant, Instructor
  • Rubley, Tate, PA-C – Physician Assistant, Instructor
  • Smith, Leslie, MD – Vice-Chair Operations, Assistant Professor
  • Sonnenberg, Crystal, RN, PMHNP-BC – Nurse Practitioner, Instructor
  • Thomas, Samantha, PA-C – Physician Assistant, Instructor
  • Vickers, Chad, PhD, RN, PMHNP, FNP-BC – Nurse Practitioner, Instructor
  • Wiechmann, April, PhD – Staff Psychologist, Assistant Professor
  • Williams, Delwin, MD – Staff Psychiatrist, Assistant Professor
  • Winter, A. Scott, MD, DFAPA – Residency Program Director, Associate Professor