Joint School of Medicine Board

The Joint School of Medicine Board (SOM Board) is delegated the ongoing management of the partnership between Hofstra University and Northwell Health in the operation of the Zucker School of Medicine. The SOM Board consists of equal representation from Hofstra and Northwell, and the membership of the SOM Board is updated annually by election. The SOM Board 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 member's home board is indicated below by an "H" for Hofstra or an "N" for Northwell.

SOM Board Officers
Margaret Crotty, Co-Chair, President & CEO, JSI Research and Training Institute, Inc., Boston, MA (N)
Donald Schaeffer, CPA, JD, Co-Chair, President, Schaeffer & Sam, CPA, P.C., Uniondale, NY (H)

SOM Board Members
Roger Blumencranz, Managing Director, NFP, LLC, Plainview, NY (N) 
Mark Claster, President, Carl Marks & Co., Inc., New York, NY (N)
Michael Dowling, President and CEO, Northwell Health, New Hyde Park, NY (N)
Michael Epstein, Co-Chair, Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP, New York, 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 & Chief Operating Officer, 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, Executive Vice Chairman, Board of Trustees, Northwell Health, New Hyde Park, NY (N)
Susan Poser, President, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY (H)
Michael Roberge, CFA, CEI and CIO, MFS Investment Management, Boston, MA (H)
Leonard H. Shapiro, President, Commander Enterprises, Plainview, NY (H)
Roy Zuckerberg, Senior Director, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., New York, NY (N)