The Office of Advancement is responsible for securing and stewarding philanthropic support to further the mission and vision of the College of Medicine. It is the arm of the College of Medicine that reaches into the community to connect philanthropists and friends of the college to its vital work. The Department plans and executes special events for the college as a whole. It supports the Dean’s Society and recruits and retains members.

To learn more about the Office of Advancement and giving opportunities, please contact:


Chip Roberts


Chip Roberts
Assistant Vice President for Advancement
Phone: 407.266.1040




Carlee Thomas
Senior Director for Advancement
Phone: 407.266.1046



Erin Oglethorpe


Erin Oglethorpe
Associate Director of Alumni Engagement

Phone: 407.266.1041


Rachael Bacchus, J.D.
Assistant Director for Advancement 
Phone: 407.266.1043




Lorraine Scholler
Assistant Director for Advancement
Phone: 407.266.1044




Karina Girgis
Executive Administrative Assistant for Advancement
Phone: 407.266.1042



David Drylie
Administrative Assistant for Advancement
Phone: 407.266.1047