A Seventh-day Adventist Organization

Medical Student Education


The Office of Medical Student Education is here to serve students and facilitate the attainment of a high-quality undergraduate medical education. Personnel in the office look forward to helping students with their academic and career counseling needs and making sure that the overall educational experience runs smoothly and efficiently. We enjoy working with students, so do not hesitate to stop by with any questions you may have!


Tamara Shankel, MD

Senior Associate Dean
Medical Student Education
Contact: Lorelei Cress
(909) 558-4255

Lynda Daniel-Underwood, MD, MS, FACEP

Associate Dean for Program Development and Evaluation
Contact: Jeanne Newbold
(909) 558-4466