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Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine

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Administration

Dean’s Office

Lawrence Smith, MD, MACP

Dean
Professor of Medicine

516-463-7517

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Veronica Catanese, MD, MBA

Vice Dean, Dean for Academic Affairs
Dr. Leo A. Guthart Endowed Chair
Professor of Medicine

516-463-7204

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David Battinelli, MD

Dean for Medical Education
Betsy Cushing Whitney Professor of Medicine 

516-463-7198

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Associate and Assistant Deans

Adam Aponte, MD, MSc, FAAP

Assistant Dean, Office of Diversity & Inclusion
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

516-463-7528

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Judith Brenner, MD

Associate Dean for Curricular Integration and Assessment
Co-director, Office of Academic Success
Assistant Professor of Medicine

516-463-7590

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David Elkowitz, DO

Associate Dean and Director of the Academy of Medical Educators
Associate Professor of Science Education and of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

516-463-7511

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Alice Fornari, EdD, RD

Associate Dean for Educational Skills Development 
Professor of Science Education and Occupational Medicine, Epidemiology and Prevention and Family Medicine

516-463-7522

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Samara Ginzburg, MD

Associate Dean for Case-Based Learning
Co-director, Office of Academic Success
Assistant Professor of Medicine

516-463-7501

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Ronald Kanner, MD

Associate Dean for Career Advisement
Professor and Chairman Emeritus, Department of Neurology

516-463-7533

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Jeffrey Kraut, MBA

Associate Dean for Strategic Planning 
Assistant Professor of Science Education

516-463-7412

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Thomas Kwiatkowski, MD

Assistant Dean for Simulation and
Professor of Emergency Medicine

516-463-7551

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Jodi Langsfeld, MSEd

Associate Dean for Student Affairs

516-463-7145

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Ellen Pearlman, MD

Associate Dean for Advanced Clinical Learning 
Assistant Professor of Medicine

516-463-7512

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Debra Rand, MS

Associate Dean for Library Services and Assistant Professor of Science Education

516-463-7537

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Steven Rubin, MD

Assisstant Dean for Respective Culture and Professor of Ophthalmology

516-465-8444

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Kevin Tracey, MD

Associate Dean for Research 
Professor of Molecular Medicine and Neurosurgery

516-568-2416

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Rona Woldenberg, MD

Associate Dean for Admissions
Associate Professor of Radiology

516-463-7532

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Andrew Yacht, MD, MSc

Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Associate Professor of Medicine

516-463-7411

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Academic Affairs

Veronica Catanese, MD, MBA

Vice Dean, Dean for Academic Affairs
Dr. Leo A. Guthart Endowed Chair
Professor of Medicine

516-463-7204

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Annalise Ellis, MHA

Director of Academic Affairs and Registrar

516-463-7576

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Tiffany Jordan, MHEA

Associate Director, Dual Degree Programs

516-463-7417

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Vanessa Fyfe, MA

Elective Coordinator

516-463-7278

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Theresa Miller

Academic Affairs Coordinator

516-463-7525

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Whitney Steller

Faculty Affairs Coordinator

516-463-7418

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Academic Success

Judith Brenner, MD

Associate Dean for Curricular Integration and Assessment
Co-director, Office of Academic Success
Assistant Professor of Medicine

516-463-7590

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Samara Ginzburg, MD

Associate Dean for Case-Based Learning
Co-director, Office of Academic Success
Assistant Professor of Medicine

516-463-7501

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Admissions

Rona Woldenberg, MD

Associate Dean for Admissions
Associate Professor of Radiology

516-463-7532

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Lisa Ellenbogen, MSEd

Assistant Director of Admissions

516-463-7508

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Christopher Fazio

Admissions Coordinator

516-463-7509

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Annemarie Kollmer

Accounts Clerk Specialist

516-463-7519

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Budget

Corinne Amato, MBA

Assistant Budget Director

516-463-7566

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Career Advisement

Ronald Kanner, MD

Associate Dean for Career Advisement
Professor and Chairman Emeritus, Department of Neurology

516-463-7533

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Jessica Budnik, MS

Program Coordinator, Career Advisement

516-463-7447

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Communications

Adrienne Stoller, MA

Communications Manager

516-463-7585

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Curriculum Support and Assessment

Carole Bates, MPH, MBA

Director, Office of Curriculum Support and Assessment

516-463-7199

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Salaahuddin Akbar, MA

Coordinator, Assessment and Evaluation

516-463-7530

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Anu Anish

Coordinator, Year 1 Courses

516-463-7534

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Jaclyn Bellissimo

Program Coordinator, PEARLS

516-463-7431

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Jeffrey Bird, MA

Assessment and Evaluation Analyst

516-463-7567

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Stephen Butkus, MS

Coordinator, Year 2 Courses

516-463-7545

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Vicki Goldstein

Systems Analyst and Data Manager

516-463-7450

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Heather Quinn, MSEd

Coordinator, Assessment 

516-463-7294

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Bennett Mahler

Program Coordinator, Second 100 Weeks

516-463-7597

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Nicholas Mercado, MPH

Program Coordinator, Structure and Patient, Physician, and Society (PPS)

516-463-7588

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Lauren Roseman

Program Coordinator, Second 100 Weeks

516-463-7435

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Thomas Schoenthaler

Program Manager, Second 100 Weeks Educational Program

516-463-7598

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Lauren Tesoriero

Program Manager, First 100 Weeks Educational Program

516-463-7521

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Elizabeth Vasile

ICE and ACE Continuity Clinic Coordinator

516-463-7531

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MaryBeth Wright

Program Coordinator, Second 100 Weeks

516-463-7499

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Diversity and Inclusion

Adam Aponte, MD, MSc, FAAP

Assistant Dean, Office of Diversity & Inclusion
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

516-463-7528

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Student Finance

Joseph Nicolini, MHA

Director of Student Finance

516-463-7277

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Korinne Suter, MSEd

Assistant Director, Student Finance

516-463-7387

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Grants Management and Research

Billi Cipriano, MA

Director of Grants Management

516-463-7582

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Humanities in Medicine

Lisa Martin, JD

Coordinator, Humanities in Medicine Program

516-463-7389

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Information Technology

Nikia Lubin, MS

Assistant Director of Information Services

516-463-7558

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Dhanya Manu

Web Application Architect

516-463-7529

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Library

Debra Rand, MS, AHIP

Associate Dean for Library Services, Assistant Professor of Science Education

516-463-7537

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Wendy Herman, MLIS, AHIP

Education and Liaison Librarian

516-463-7594

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Leanna Stager, MLIS

Scholarly Publications Librarian

516-463-7510

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Jaclyn Burgos

Accounts Clerk Specialist 

516-463-7548

Operations     

Melissa Jonker, MPA

Director of Operations

516-463-7515

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Barbara Moran

Administrative Operations Coordinator

516-463-7524

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Regulatory and External Affairs

Brittani Raulerson, JD

Director of Regulatory and External Affairs

516-463-7526

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Aridafni Haralambous

Administrative Assistant

516-463-7589

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Special Programs

Gina Granger, MA

Associate Director, Special Programs and Alumni Relations

516-463-7550

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Strategic Planning 

Jeffrey Kraut, MBA

Associate Dean for Strategic Planning
Assistant Professor of Science Education

516-463-7412

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Student Affairs

Jodi Langsfeld, MSEd

Associate Dean for Student Affairs

516-463-7145

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Susan Caulfield, MSEd

Director for Student Affairs

516-463-7536

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Kathleen Conti

Coordinator

516-463-7568

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Stephen Boose

Administrative Assistant

516-463-7347

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Support Staff

Eileen Kirby

Administrative Assistant and Event Coordinator

516-463-7592

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Jacky Pupelis

Administrative Assistant to the Dean

516-463-7202

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Krista Paxton

Administrative Assistant and Coordinator, Office of Academic Success

516-463-7571

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Christina DeRespino

Clerk Specialist

516-463-7546

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Ivonne Viders

Reception Desk, Office of Admissions Clerk Specialist

516-463-7549

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