Shapiro Simulation & Skills Center Team

Meet the SASC Team

The The Carl J. Shapiro Simulation & Skills Center (SASC) faculty has extensive experience in simulation technology and education. Supported by a multi-discipline advisory board and curriculum committee, the SASC team works to develop and implement programs and curricula for students and professionals in all medical fields.


Daniel Ricotta, MD
Senior Director

Ted Gomez, MD
Co-director of Surgical Education Technology

Cullen Jackson, PhD
Director of Research Innovations

Chas Parsons, MD
Co-director of Surgical Education for Internal Programming


Stephen Craft
Operations Manager

Julian Benitez
Simulation Technician

Zoe Brodsky
Simulation Technician

Robbin Miraglia
Simulation and Skills Education Specialist