Administration

Wilson_Steven_Trinity_School_Of_Medicine.pngSteven R. Wilson

President and CEO

Mr. Wilson serves as President and CEO of Trinity LLC. He was part of the team that brought Trinity from concept to reality as it went through the accreditation process into a full fledged medical school. Mr. Wilson has many years of leading businesses through the early stages of development and into maturity, his track record speaks for itself. Mr. Wilson served as President and CEO of several highly regarded institutions over the past 22 years. Prior to Trinity School of Medicine, Mr. Wilson was President of TSYS Loyalty, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of TSYS, TSS on the NY stock exchange from 2003 until 2006 when he left to pursue the start-up of Trinity School of Medicine. Prior to TSYS, Mr. Wilson was President and CEO of Enhancement Services Corporation from 1998 to 2003, an institution that provided loyalty transaction processing and fulfillment services to the world's largest financial institutions. Mr. Wilson was also the President and CEO of Business Travel, Inc. from 1986 to 1997. Mr. Wilson's background and experience are a vital element in Trinity's success as it endeavors to become one of the finest Caribbean medical schools available to students from North America and around the globe.

Dr. Douglas Skelton Chancellor, Trinity School of MedicineW. Douglas Skelton, MD

Chancellor

Following graduation from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia and a psychiatric residency at Columbia in New York, Dr. Skelton returned to Emory where he was a full-time faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry. During his Emory years he served as Chief of Psychiatry at Grady Hospital and then as Medical Director of the Georgia Mental Health Institute. From 1974 to 1980 he served Georgia as Director of Mental Health under Governor Jimmy Carter and as Commissioner of Health and Human Services for Governor George Busbee. He then returned to Emory as Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry. He later assumed additional duties at Emory as Vice President for Government Relations of the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center. He served as a member of the National Advisory Mental Health Council during the Carter Administration. Dr. Skelton served as Dean of the Mercer University School of Medicine from 1985 to 2002 and as Senior Vice President and Provost for Health Affairs from 2002 to 2004. Active with the Association of American Medical Colleges, Dr. Skelton served as a member of the Generalist Physician Task Force, which has called for major changes in medical education to produce more generalist physicians. Since leaving Mercer in 2004, Dr. Skelton has served as the director of the Coastal Health District in Georgia. In 2012 he received the Community Physician of the Year Award from the Medical Association of Georgia and in 2014 the Distinguished Service Award from the Georgia Psychiatric Association.

Frances Carter PurcellFrancis C. Purcell Ph.D., M.S.

Provost - Dean

Dr. Frances C. Purcell comes to Trinity School of Medicine from the Medical College of Georgia - Augusta University campus where she served as assistant dean of curriculum and increased campus enrollment. It was here where she spearheaded the nation’s first and only student-driven medical response disaster unit to help relieve communities seeking immediate medical attention after tragedy strikes. Dr. Purcell received an award for her devotion to assisting those in need with a quick “response ready” team of residents, medical students, and physicians by the American Association of Medical Colleges. 

Dr. Purcell’s education includes a Ph.D. in Education Leadership in Higher Education from Mercer University in Macon, GA. She also holds an M.S. degree in Psychology with a focus in Neuropsychology from Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville. 

Prior to joining our institution of higher learning, Dr. Purcell’s additional career highlights include working to end homelessness in Savannah, GA at Union Mission, Inc. where she served as president and CEO, serving as an assistant director for academic program development at Mercer University’s School of Medicine, and working as the assistant director of the Master of Public Health Program in the Department of Community Medicine. Assistant Working Women in Need (AWWIN), a non-profit organization, honored Dr. Purcell as a philanthropic leader in their 2011 Top Ten Working Women of Savannah honoree list.



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Eric Froistad

Chief Administrative Officer

Mr. Froistad serves as chief administrative officer for Trinity.  He has over 30 years of financial management experience, serving in executive finance and operations positions for public and private companies, including startups and global corporations. For the past eight years, Eric has been a partner with TechCXO, a consulting firm serving growth stage technology companies in the major U.S. technology hubs. As a finance executive and advisor, he has led companies through capital formation and restructurings, financial turnarounds, mergers and acquisitions, private exit transactions, and IPOs.  He has worked with companies in the media, resort/hospitality, education, and technology sectors, after beginning his career with Arthur Andersen in Denver, Colorado.  Mr. Froistad earned his BS degree in accounting from the University of Colorado and his CPA certificate from the State of Colorado. 

MMP_7566-5.jpgKeith Hollers

Director of Student Services

Mr. Hollers responsibilities combine a number of important services for our students. He serves as Registrar and Bursar, oversees student transition and enrollment services, financial planning and student loans as well as the student information system, document management and student housing. Mr. Hollers holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration and has extensive background in operations, administration, customer services, and organizational development. He has served in a wide variety of settings in both the public and private sectors and has a proven ability to organize, develop, and manage operations for the successful delivery of services. In concert with other team members, his role serves to promote the overall operational and administrative integrity of the organization to ensure a quality educational environment and experience for our student population.

Zubrow_MarcMarc T. Zubrow, MD, FACP, FCCP, FCCM

Senior Associate Dean of Clinical Clerkships - Professor of Internal Medicine

A graduate of University of Pennsylvania and Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA., Dr. Zubrow completed his internal medicine residency and completed a fellowship in pulmonary medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. He is certified in internal medicine and pulmonary and critical care. Leadership experience includes serving as director of MICU at Christiana Hospital, ICU at Wilmington Hospital, and many other clinical teams, receiving national recognition for his work. 

Prior to joining Trinity, Dr. Zubrow was associate professor of medicine and vice president of tele-Medicine at University of Maryland School of Medicine. In addition to his academic duties, he led the development and implementation of the University of Maryland eCare program, providing critical care coverage to 11 hospitals throughout the state of Maryland. He has also co-authored 50+ scientific papers and abstracts. Dr. Zubrow has served as ACCP governor for the state of Delaware as well as on a variety of committees at both local and national levels. He was the chairperson of the tele-ICU committee for the Society of Critical Care Medicine 2012-2013. He is a fellow of the American College 

MMP_7289-5.jpgDr. Michael Miller

VP of Student Data Management and Registrar

Dr. Miller serves as registrar for Trinity School of Medicine, overseeing the complex and extensive record keeping processes critical to Trinity's continued successful operation. Dr. Miller received his BA with honors in liberal arts and history with a minor in English from Clemson University, a master of science in higher education from FSU, and his doctor of philosophy in higher education from FSU. He brings over 35 years of pedagogical stewardship to Trinity, as well as a deep background in academic research. Dr. Miller has presented at conferences on topics ranging from technology in education, admissions ethics, and diversity, on to student health care, strategic planning, and even longitudinal examinations of enrollment trends. Dr. Miller’s expertise has guided countless students through nearly every major institute of higher learning in Georgia, and that trend will only continue now that he has rejoined Trinity School of Medicine’s administration.