Office of the Dean

The Office of the Dean is responsible for the academic and administrative functions of Tufts University School of Medicine, including overseeing the School’s academic departments, the teaching and research enterprises, student services, and campus buildings and facilities.

The primary responsibilities of the Office of the Dean include financial and strategic planning, resource allocation, faculty recruitment, interface with clinical partners, and other management responsibilities related to the function of a large and diverse medical school.

Main Office Line: 617-636-6565


Dianne Whyte
Executive Assistant

Kimberly Burke
Program Administrator

Marlene Jreaswec
Program Manager

Kristin Lindquist
Assistant Director of Communications & Marketing

Sibyl Kaufman
Director of Communications & Marketing

Heather Gasper
Executive Director, Office of the Dean of the School of Medicine and Chief Academic Officer of Tufts Medicine

Terah Schamberg
Director of Strategic Initiatives

MaryPat Lohse, PhD
Senior Director of Administration

Thomas Malone
Executive Vice Dean, Strategy and Operations