Emergency Medicine Administrative Staff Directory 

General Administrative Office Address

Emergency Medicine
169 Ashley Avenue
MSC 300 Room NT265
Charleston, SC 29425

General Information, not patient-related: 843-792-9705
Main Fax Line: 843-792-9706

Patient Information, dial hospital operator: 843-792-2300

Residency Program Office Address

Emergency Medicine Residency Program
169 Ashley Avenue
MSC 300 Room NT265
Charleston, SC 29425

Administrative Staff

Renee McNeill, MHA, FACHE
Department Administrator
Administrative Support Supervisor

Demeka "Dee" Cobb, Administrative Coordinator 
Assistant to the Chair (Interim), Diann M. Krywko, M.D., FACEP, FAAEM
   Director of Wellness, Health and Resilience
Faculty Contract & Evaluation Coordinator

Faculty Support to Medical Directors:
        Dustin P. LeBlanc, M.D., FAEMS
   Associate CMO for ATC and Emergency Management
           Prehospital Medicine Director  
   Emergency Preparedness Medical Director
   Admit-Transfer Center Medical Director
   Special Event Medicine Medical Director
        Andrew J. Matuskowitz, M.D.
   ED Informatics Medical Director
       Morsal Tahouni, M.D.
            Emergency Department Medical Director
          Kevin T. Dyer, M.D. 
   Emergency Department Assistant Medical Co-Director
Cynthia M. Oliva, M.D., RDCS, RDMS      Emergency Department Assistant Medical Co-Director 


Melanie Pigott, BA, C-TAGME, Program Coordinator
Residency Program Coordinator
Medical Student Education Coordinator (Clerkship)
Grand Rounds Coordinator 

Faculty Support to:
Jeffrey S. Bush, M.D., FACEP
   Residency Program Director
Simon C. Watson, M.D., FACEP
   Associate Residency Program Director
   Clerkship Director
Lindsey K. Jennings, M.D., MPH
   Assistant Residency Program Director
Morsal R. Tahouni, M.D.
   Simulation Based Education Director

Amy Robison, AS, Administrative Coordinator
Promotion & Tenure Coordinator
Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Coordinator
Global Emergency Medicine Fellowship Coordinator
Communications & Events Coordinator

Faculty Support to:
Ryan M. Barnes, D.O.
  Emergency Ultrasound Director  
        Earl Quinn Cummings V, M.D.
           Resident Ultrasound Education Assistant Director
       Gregory A. Hall, M.D., MHA, FACEP Promotion & Tenure Co-Chair Kathryn Koval, M.D., MPH Global Emergency Medicine Fellowship Co-Director         Lacey P. MenkinSmith, M.D., CTropMed, FACEP
   Global Emergency Medicine Director/Fellowship Co-Director
        Cynthia M. Oliva, M.D., RDCS, RDMS
            Ultrasound-Guided IV Program, Director
            Core Ultrasound Faculty
        Sam Ontiveros, M.D.
Bradley C. Presley, M.D., RDMS
   Promotion & Tenure Co-Chair
   Core Ultrasound Faculty (VA ED)
Aalap Shah, M.D., FACEP, FPD-AEMUS
            Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Director

Jennifer Smith, MBA, Accounting/Manager I
Grants Reporting, Support and Reimbursement Coordinator
Accounts Payable & Grants Reconciliations
Purchasing and Reimbursement Coordinator, Purchasing Card Liaison
Research Support Supervisor


Cathy Zutell, Administrative Assistant
New Hire & Credentialing Coordinator
Physician Assistant Fellowship Coordinator
Facilities Management Coordinator

Faculty Support to:
Marc T. Bartman, M.D.
        Christine M. Carr, M.D., CPE, FACEP
        W. Brett McGary, M.D., FACEP
Bryant Nelson, M.D.
Yalani L. Vanzura, M.D.
        Julia A. West, M.D.
Elizabeth E. Winton, M.D.