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Academic Chairs

The academic chairs listed below are categorized by their respective school. Please make sure to scroll all the way to the bottom to view all the academic chairs.


Peter Panzica, M.D., Chair of Anesthesiology   


Peter Panzica, M.D.
Chair and Associate Professor

WMC Macy Pavilion, 2389
Phone: (914) 493-7693
Fax: (914) 493-7927
e-mail: ppanzica@nymc.edu

Marina Kaufman Holz  

Marina Kaufman Holz, Ph.D.
Dean, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Interim Chair, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy
Integrated Ph.D. Program Director

Basic Sciences Building (BSB), A42
Valhalla, NY 10595

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

Joseph Etlinger  

Cell Biology and Anatomy

Joseph D. Etlinger, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor

Basic Sciences Building, 212
Phone: (914) 594-4028
Fax: (914) 594-4653
e-mail: joseph_etlinger@nymc.edu

 Joseph Morales  

Dental Medicine

Joseph F. Morales, D.D.S. 
Chair and Professor of Clinical Dental Medicine

NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan Hospital, 2nd Floor
Phone: (212) 423-8977
Fax: (212) 423-8495
e-mail: joseph_morales@nymc.edu



Bijan Safai, M.D.
Chair and Professor

NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan Hospital, Room 1208
Phone: (212) 423-7467
Fax: (212) 423-8464 
e-mail: safai@aol.com


Emergency Medicine

Gregory L. Almond, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.
Chair and Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine 

NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan Hospital, Room 2A18
Phone: (212) 423-7175
Fax: (212) 423-6383
e-mail: Gregory.almond@nychhc.org

Lori Solomon, M.D., M.P.H.   

Family and Community Medicine

Lori A. Solomon, M.D. '99, M.P.H. '09
Chair and Clinical Associate Professor

19 Skyline Drive, 1S-D43
Phone: (914) 594-2263
Fax (914) 594-2261
e-mail: lori_solomon@nymc.edu

 Neil Schluger  


Neil Schluger, M.D.
Barbara and William Rosenthal Professor and Chair of Medicine

19 Skyline Drive, 2N-D24
Phone: (914) 594-2080
Fax: (914) 594-2081

Tracey Milligan   


Tracey A. Milligan, M.D.
Chair and Professor of Neurology

19 Skyline Drive, 1S-K09
Phone: (914) 594-2200
Fax: (914) 594-2201
e-mail: tmilliga@nymc.edu

Chirag D. Gandhi, M.D.   


Chirag D. Gandhi, M.D.
Chair and Professor

19 Skyline Drive, 1S-M05 
Phone: (914) 493-5098
Fax: (914) 493-2424

 Sean Tedjarati, MD, MPH, MBA, FRCS, FACOG  

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Sean Shaheen Tedjarati, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A.
Chair and Clinical Professor

19 Skyline Drive, 2N-B04
Phone: (914) 594-2110
Fax: (914)594-2111

Kelly A. Hutcheson, M.D., M.B.A.   


Kelly A. Hutcheson, M.D., M.B.A.
Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology

New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595
(914) 594-4000


Orthopedic Surgery

David E. Asprinio, M.D.
Chair and Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery

Macy Pavilion, S-008
Phone: (914) 493-8743     
Fax: (914) 493-1230
Bradhurst: (914) 789-2734
e-mail: david_asprinio@nymc.edu
e-mail: david.asprinio@wmchealth.org (preferred)

 ‌Augustine Moscatello (11-17-16)  


Augustine Moscatello, M.D.
Chair and Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology

Otolaryngology Faculty Practice
1055 Saw Mill River Rd. Ste. 101, Ardsley, NY 10502
Phone: (914) 693-7636
Fax: (914) 693-5994
e-mail: a_moscatello@nymc.edu

Humayun Islam, M.D., Ph.D.  

Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology

Humayun Islam, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair and Clinical Professor of Pathology and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Basic Sciences Building, 413
Phone: (914) 594-4545
Fax: (914) 594-4163
e-mail: Humayun.Islam@wmchealth.org



Leonard J. Newman, M.D.
Chair and Professor

19 Skyline Drive, 1N-C26
Phone: (914) 594-2100
Fax (914) 594-2101
e-mail: lnewman21@aol.com



Michal Laniado Schwartzman, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor

Basic Sciences Building, 527A
Phone: (914) 594-3116
Fax: (914) 347-4956
e-mail: michal_schwartzman@nymc.edu

Christopher Leonard, Interim Chair of Physiology   


Christopher S. Leonard, Ph.D.
Interim Chair and Professor

Basic Sciences Building, A14
Phone: (914) 594-4085
Fax: (914) 594-4018
e-mail: chris_leonard@nymc.edu


Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Stephen Ferrando, M.D.
Chair and Har Esh Professor

WMC Health/Behavioral Health Center, N325
Phone: (914) 493-7120
Fax (914) 493-1015
e-mail: stephen_ferrando@nymc.edu

Mark D. Hurwitz, M.D.   

Radiation Medicine

Mark D. Hurwitz, M.D.
Chair and Professor of Clinical Radiation Medicine

WMC Macy Pavilion, 1297
Phone: (914) 493-1408
Fax: (914) 493-8321



Zvi Lefkovitz, M.D.
Chair and Director
Professor of Clinical Radiology 

WMC University Hospital Main Building, SW 266
Phone: (914) 493-6692
Fax (914) 493-6932
e-mail: Zvi.Lefkovitz@wmchealth.org

Paul T. Diamond, M.D.   

Rehabilitation Medicine

Paul T. Diamond, M.D.
The Catherine and Vladislav P. Hinterbuchner
Professor and Chair of Rehabilitation Medicine

19 Skyline Drive, 2N-B14
Phone: (914) 594-2090
Fax: (914) 594-2091
e-mail: pdiamond@nymc.edu

Photo of Dr. Steven Lansman  


Steven Lansman, M.D., Ph.D.
Interim Chair and Professor



Muhammad Choudhury, M.D.
Chair and Professor

19 Skyline Drive, 1S-B48 
Phone: (914) 594-2430
Fax (914) 594-2431
e-mail: muhammad_choudhury@nymc.edu


School of Health Sciences and Practice Department Chairs


SHSP Building, #302 
(914) 594-4915

Mark J. Kittleson, Ph.D.   
Mark J. Kittleson, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor of Public Health
(914) 594-4851

Kathleen Franklin, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Chair and Associate Professor
SHSP Building, #215 
(914) 594-4239