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

Adult Emergency Department: 843-792-3826
Pediatric Emergency Department: 843-792-1269

Residency Program Office Address

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


Administrative Staff

Renee McNeill, MHA
Emergency Medicine Department Administrator

Amy Robison, AS
Assistant to the Chairman
Administrative Support Supervisor
Promotion and Tenure Coordinator

Faculty Support to:

Terry Kowalenko, M.D.
Department of Emergency Medicine Chair

Elizabeth Barton, M.D.

Nicholas J. Connors, M.D.
Toxicology Director

Steven H. Saef, M.D., MSCR, FACEP

Yalani L. Vanzura, M.D.


Melanie Pigott, BA, C-TAGME
Residency Program Coordinator
Medical Student Education Coordinator (Clerkship)
Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Coordinator
Grand Rounds & Emergency Medicine Newsletter Coordinator
Department Webmaster

Faculty Support to:

Jeffrey Bush, M.D., FACEP
Residency Program Director

Simon Watson, M.D., FACEP
Associate Residency Program Director
Clerkship Director

Brad Presley, M.D., RDMS
Director of Emergency Medicine Ultrasound

Ryan Barnes, D.O.
Director of Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship
Director of Medical Student Ultrasound Education

Christina Bourne, M.D.
Associate Dean for Student Career Planning and Advising

Lindsey Jennings, M.D., MPH
Assistant Residency Program Director

Morsal Tahouni, M.D.
Simulation Based Education Director


Jennifer Smith, MBA
Accountant/Fiscal Analyst III
Grants Reporting, Support and Reimbursement Coordinator
Accounts Payable & Grants Reconciliations
Research Coordinator
Purchasing and Reimbursement Coordinator, Purchasing Card Liaison

Faculty Support to:

David M. French, M.D., FACEP, FAAEM, FAEMS
Prehospital Medicine Director

W. Brett McGary, M.D., FACEP
Assistant Prehospital Medicine Director

Dustin LeBlanc, M.D.
Meducare Medical Director


Cathy Zutell
New Hire & Credentialing Coordinator
Global Health Fellowship Coordinator
Physician Assistant Fellowship Coordinator
Facilities Management Coordinator

Faculty Support to:       

Marc T. Bartman, M.D., FACEP

Jeffrey P. Caporossi, M.D.

Christine M. Carr, M.D., FACEP, CPE

Gregory A. Hall, M.D., FACEP
Adult Emergency Medical Director Quality and Patient Safety Director

Diann M. Krywko, M.D., FACEP

Andrew J. Matuskowitz, M.D.
Chest Pain Center Director

Lacey MenkinSmith, M.D.
Global Emergency Medicine Fellowship Director

Edward C. O'Bryan, III, M.D.
Global Health Director, Lead for Emergency Medicine TeleMedicine