Tania B. Arana PhD
Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Associate Professor of Foundational Sciences
Dr. Arana completed her PhD in behavioral neuroscience at the University of Ottawa, Canada. Her more than 13 years of experience in medical education includes serving as founding faculty of the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine in Texas, as well as a founding associate dean for admissions and student affairs at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine in New Mexico. In these roles, Dr. Arana participated in curriculum development, course directorship, student mentoring, and student wellness, in addition to leading the development and implementation of all policies and procedures for the Admissions and Student Affairs departments, the Office of the Registrar, and the Office of Financial Aid. Her passions include team building, leadership, and the promotion of student success.