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Committees and Groups

Various interdepartmental committees and groups provide input regarding technology offerings at TAMHSC.

Instructional Technology Advisory Committee (ITAC)

The Instructional Technology Advisory Committee (ITAC) was redefined in 2011 to address specific concerns regarding instructional technology within the HSC. The group looks at how technology affects each component's teaching initiatives and examines future technology needs for the HSC. ITAC consists of associate deans of Academic Affairs for each college as well as OIT personnel.  The committee consists of:

  • Barry Nelson, Ph.D., Committee Chair, Vice President for Finance and Administration
  • Dan Basile, Interim Executive Director, Office of Information Technology
  • Vernon L. Tesh, Ph.D., Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Regina Bentley, Ed.D., R.N., C.N.E., Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Medicine
  • Paul Brandt, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Academic Technology, College of Medicine
  • Bob Hutchins, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Baylor College of Dentistry
  • Steven Peterson, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Pharmacy
  • Tony Rene, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Public Health

Information Technology Advisory Committee (ITAC2)

The ITAC2 was formed in 2011 and is made up of faculty representatives from each college. The committee provides input regarding the broad spectrum of technology needs and implementation across the HSC and consists of:

  • Barry Nelson, Ph.D., Committee Chair, Vice President for Finance and Administration
  • Dan Basile, Interim Executive Director, Office of Information Technology
  • Paul Brandt, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Associate Dean for Academic Technology and Curriculum Innovation
  • Jane Bolin, R.N., J.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Public Health
  • Bob Hutchins, Ph.D., Professor, Baylor College of Dentistry
  • Michael Veronin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy
  • Kris Wuensche, Instructional Designer, College of Nursing

E-Learning Advisory Group

The E-Learning Advisory Group focuses on specific issues involving e-learning software and systems. Meetings are attended by course designers along with representatives from Academic Affairs, OIT, and colleges within the HSC. Contact your course designer.

Last edited by: kauder 01/16/2015

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