Faculty and staff

At the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MU-COM), professors and course directors with over 275 years of collective medical and professional school experience as practitioners, teachers, and researchers will nurture and prepare you for a rewarding career in medicine. 

They are, of course, invested in your future, but they are also invested in the ongoing success of MU-COM. They chose to come here to be a part of a new venture, to help mold this program into the best osteopathic medicine school possible.

So, yes, they will be wholly dedicated to your success. They will support your performance inside and outside of the classroom. They will welcome your collaboration with their research. They care what you think and will welcome your contribution to the MU-COM family.


MU-COM Faculty


MS in Biomedical Sciences Faculty


Biomedical Science Staff


Clinical Affairs Staff


Dean's Cabinet


Clinical Chairs

  • Ryan Bence, DO, M.A., FACEP
    Ryan Bence, DO
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
  • Jesse Clark, DO
    Jesse Clark, DO
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
  • Ann Cunningham, DO
    Ann Cunningham, DO
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
  • Dr. Mark Dilella
    Mark DiLella, DO
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery/Ortho
  • Leah Gehring, DO
    Leah Gehring, DO
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Dr. Matakevich
    Barbara Matakevich, DO
    Clinical Assistant Professor of OB/GYN
  • Heather Richardson, DO
    Heather Richardson, DO
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Hill-Rom Simulation Center

For more information

(317) 955-6297 

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