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Faculty and Staff of the Institute
The Institute is directed by:
Robert S. Dittus, M.D., M.P.H.
Director, Institute for Medicine and Public Health
Albert and Bernard Werthan Professor of Medicine
Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Health and Health Care
Senior Associate Dean for Population Health Science
2525 West End Avenue, Suite 1200
Katherine E. Hartmann, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Clinical and Translational Scientist Development
Deputy Director, Institute for Medicine and Public Health
Director, Women’s Health Research at Vanderbilt
2525 West End Avenue, Suite 600
Executive staff include:
Administrative Assistant III
Elizabeth supports Dr. Dittus as his administrative assistant. She employs her administrative skills to support Dr. Dittus in his multiple administrative and academic leadership positions. She has been in this role since July 2011 when she moved to Nashville. Prior to moving to Nashville, Elizabeth lived in the Chicago area and worked as the executive assistant to the CEO of a local hospital. Elizabeth holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
Sanel Filipovic, B.B.A.
Sanel Filipovic supports administrative leadership with matters related to Human Resources. Sanel serves in an HR liaison capacity and is an ideal contact for your HR questions regarding position creation, recruitment, performance development and recognition, employee relations, and facilities. Prior to joining our team, Sanel spent five years in Vanderbilt University Human Resources where he served as HR Recruiter for multiple departments within Vanderbilt University and Medical Center. Sanel holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from Belmont University.
Ron Jannetta, MBA
Ron Jannetta orchestrates activities related to budget, human resources, finance, and facilities. Ron is also the Administrative Officer for the Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health. He has been at Vanderbilt since 1996 and worked in the Department of Finance before assuming his division role in 2001. He is an analytical and thoughtful problem-solver, and his tenure makes him a resource for various institutional questions.
Amie Stephens, B.S.
Amie employs her more than 20 years of administrative experience in the university research setting as an Administrative Officer in the Center for Health Services Research and the Institute of Public Health and Medicine. Mrs. Stephens manages all the pre- and post-award logistics for grants and contracts submitted under the Center and Institute and is an excellent contact for questions about grant budgeting and administrative requirements.
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