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 

Susanna Chan
Web Content Specialist

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

MaryPat Lohse, PhD 
Senior Director of Administration

Thomas Malone 
Executive Vice Dean, Strategy and Operations