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NYMC Leadership

New York Medical College’s leadership is responsible for the College’s educational excellence and is committed to preparing our students to be skilled, impactful, compassionate and principled physicians, researchers and public health practitioners.  NYMC’s leadership—scholars, academics, clinicians, health care providers and professionals—work together to deliver a high-quality education in a progressive, inspired and nourishing environment.

headshot Dr. Kadish   Alan Kadish, M.D.
Phone: (914) 594-4900
Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer  

Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A.
Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer

Phone: (914) 594-4900

Neil W. Schluger, M.D. headshot portrait  

Neil Schluger, M.D.
Dean, School of Medicine
Professor of Medicine

Phone:  (914) 594-2080
Email: nschluge@nymc.edu

Marina Kaufman Holz, Ph.D.  

Marina K. Holz, Ph.D.
Dean, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy

Phone:  (914) 594-4110
Email: mholz@nymc.edu

Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A. headshot  

Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A.
Vice President for Government Affairs
Dean, School of Health Sciences and Practice

Phone: (914) 594-4531
Email: Robert_Amler@nymc.edu

Ronnie Myers, D.D.S., M.S  

Ronnie Myers, D.D.S., M.S.
Dean, Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College
Vice Chancellor of Interprofessional Dental Education, New York Medical College
Professor of Dental Medicine

Phone: (914) 594-2632
Email: ronnie.myers3@touro.edu

Sandra Russo, R.N., M.S  

Sandra A. Russo, R.N., M.S.
Chair and Director of Nursing
Touro College School of Health Sciences Nursing Program at NYMC

Phone: (718) 236-2661 ext.36309
Email: sandra.russo@touro.edu

Salomon Amar  

Salomon Amar, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Senior Vice President for Research Affairs, Touro College and University System
Vice President for Research, New York Medical College
Professor of Pharmacology and Microbiology and Immunology, New York Medical College
Professor of Dental Medicine, Touro College of Dental Medicine at NYMC

Phone: (914) 594-3036
Email: Salomon_Amar@nymc.edu

Adam Hammerman  

Adam D. Hammerman, M.B.A., CNE
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Phone: (914) 594-4570
Email: adam_hammerman@nymc.edu

Nicholas S. Janiga  

Nicholas S. Janiga, Esq.
Vice President, Chief Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary

Phone: (914) 594-4567
Email: nicholas_janiga@nymc.edu

 Jennifer Riekert, M.B.A.  

Jennifer Riekert, M.B.A.
Vice President of Communications and Strategic Initiatives

Phone: (914) 594-4552
Email: jennifer_riekert@nymc.edu

Ronald Matten, M.P.A. headshot  

Ronald Matten, M.P.A.
Associate Vice President of Facilities Management and Capital Planning

Phone: (914) 594-4574
Email: rmatten@nymc.edu 

Square   Gregory L. Almond, M.D., M.P.H. '00, M.S. '00 
Vice Chancellor for External Academic Relations
Chair and Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine‌, Emergency Medicine 
headshot Dr. Etienne  

Mill Etienne, M.D. '02, M.P.H., FAAN, FAES
Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion;
Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Associate Professor of Neurology and Medicine and House Advisory Dean, School of Medicine

Phone: (914) 594-4498
Email: Mill_Etienne@nymc.edu

Dana Mordue  

Dana G. Mordue, Ph.D.
Vice Chancellor for Accreditation
Vice Chancellor for Student Support
Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Email: dana_mordue@nymc.edu

Kathryn Spanknebel, M.D., FACS  

Kathryn Spanknebel, M.D., FACS
Vice Chancellor for Student Mental Health and Wellness
School of Medicine Dean of Faculty and Academic Affairs
Associate Professor of Surgery

Email: Kathryn_Spanknebel@nymc.edu