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Joint Board of OverseersSOM JBO Meetings

The Joint Board of Overseers (JBO) is delegated the ongoing management of the partnership between Hofstra University and Northwell Health in the operation of the Zucker School of Medicine. The JBO consists of equal representation from Hofstra and Northwell, and the membership of the JBO is updated annually by election. The JBO meets three times per year and is responsible for reviewing the policies, joint appointments, budgets, and all other matters that affect teaching and research at the School of Medicine.

Each overseer’s home board is indicated below by an "H" for Hofstra or an "N" for Northwell.

JBO Officers

Michael Epstein, Co-Chair, Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP, New York, NY (N)

Donald Schaeffer, CPA, Co-Chair, JD, President, Schaeffer & Sam, CPA, P.C., Uniondale, NY (H)

JBO Members

Roger Blumencranz, President, BWD Group, LLC, Plainview, NY (N) 

Mark Claster, President, Carl Marks & Co., Inc., New York, NY (N)

Daniel Crown, President and CEO, Foray Entertainment, Red Crown Productions, New York, NY (N)

Michael Dowling, President and CEO, Northwell Health, New Hyde Park, NY (N)

Arno H. Fried, Chairman and Director, Advanced Neurosurgical Associates, PC, Hackensack, NJ (H)

Richard D. Goldstein, Chairman and CEO, AEP Capital, LLC, New York, NY (N)

Leo A. Guthart, Senior Advisor, Topspin Partners, Roslyn Heights, NY (H)

Saul B. Katz, President, Sterling Equities, Inc., Great Neck, NY (N)

Hon. Arthur J. Kremer, Ruskin, Moscou & Faltischek, P.C., Uniondale, NY (H)

Diana E. Lake, MD, Attending Physician, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY (H)

William L. Mack, Chairman and Founder, Mack Real Estate Group, New York, NY (N)

Janis M. Meyer, Esq., Partner, Clyde & Co US LLP, New York, NY (H)

Marilyn B. Monter, Executive Vice President, Holiday Organization, Inc., Plainview, NY (H)

Ralph Nappi, President, Foundations, Northwell Health, New Hyde Park, NY (N)

Stuart Rabinowitz, President, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY (H)

Leonard H. Shapiro, President, Commander Enterprises, Plainview, NY (H)

Frank G. Zarb, Managing Director, Hellman and Friedman, LLC, Oyster Bay, NY (H)

Roy Zuckerberg, Senior Director, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., New York, NY (N)

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