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Contact SOM

Prospective SOM students contact:

NYMC School of Medicine Office of Admissions
Sunshine Cottage, suite 147
New York Medical College
40 Sunshine Cottage Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
(914) 594-4507

Currently-enrolled SOM students contact:

NYMC School of Medicine Office of Medical Student Affairs
Sunshine Cottage, suite 122A
New York Medical College
40 Sunshine Cottage Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
(T) 914-594-4498
(F) 914-594-4613
msastaff@nymc.edu (routine business) 
msadeans@nymc.edu (confidential and policy issues only)

School of Medicine Academic Administration:

Sunshine Cottage, 1st Floor
(914) 594-4500

Office of the Dean:

Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A.
Interim Dean, School of Medicine
(914) 594-4900

Padraic (Paddy) Reynolds, M.P.H.
Associate Dean for Academic Administration, School of Medicine
(914) 594-3677

Faye Seltzer
Assistant to the Dean, School of Medicine
Administrator, School of Medicine Academic Administration 
(914) 594-4500

Lenore Carpinelli
Executive Assistant for Special Projects, School of Medicine
(914) 594-4776

Percival Liongson, M.A., M.B.A.
Director of Academic Administration, School of Medicine
(914) 594-4322

Christopher Cappucci, M.B.A.
Financial Analyst, School of Medicine 
(914) 594-4130

Office of Admissions:

Sunshine Cottage, 1st Floor
Phone: (914) 594-3002

Karen M. Murray, M.D. ’99
Associate Dean for Admissions, School of Medicine
(914) 594-3002

James P. Demaio
Director, School of Medicine Admissions
(914) 594-3002

Office of Diversity and Inclusion:

Sunshine Cottage, Suite 216A
(914) 594-3880
diversityinc@nymc.edu

Mill Etienne, M.D.'02, M.P.H.
Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion
Associate Dean for Student Affairs, School of Medicine
(914) 594-4498

Office of Faculty & Academic Affairs:

Sunshine Cottage, 1st Floor
(914) 594-4523
facultyaffairs@nymc.edu

Kathryn Spanknebel, M.D., FACS
Senior Associate Dean, Faculty and Academic Affairs, School of Medicine
(914) 594-4523

Barbara Donnadio
Director, Office of Faculty and Academic Affairs, School of Medicine
(914) 594-3553

Marie Rivera
Administrator, School of Medicine Office of Faculty Records
(914) 594-3773

Office of Medical Student Affairs:

Sunshine Cottage, 1st Floor
Phone: (914) 594-4498
Fax: (914) 594-4613

Jane M. Ponterio, M.D. '81
Dean of Students, School of Medicine
(914) 594-4498

Susan Rachlin, M.D.
Associate Dean of Student Affairs, School of Medicine
(914) 594-4498

Joanna C. Pessolano, M.D. ‘81
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, School of Medicine
(914) 594-4498

Jonathan Pessolano
Director of Student Affairs, School of Medicine
(914) 594-4498

Office of Undergraduate Medical Education:

Sunshine Cottage, 2nd Floor
(914) 594-3900
(914) 594-3960 (fax)

Jennifer L. Koestler, M.D.
Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education and Curricular Affairs of the School of Medicine
(914) 594-3900

Pamela Ludmer, M.D., M.M.E.L.
Associate Dean for Curriculum Integration, School of Medicine
(914) 594-3954

Celia S. Freeman, M.B.A.
Assistant Dean of Continuous Quality Improvement and Strategic Planning, School of Medicine
(914) 594-4060
Mary M. Petzke, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Medical Student Research, School of Medicine
Basic Science Building
(914) 594-4973
Libor Velisek, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.E.S.
Assistant Dean for Basic Sciences, School of Medicine
Basic Science Building, A20
(914) 594-4945
Amanda P. Beck, D.V.M., DACVP
Director of Self-Directed Learning and Evidence-Based Practice Curriculum
(914) 594-4124
 
Carla Goodman
Director of Assessment and Evaluation
(914) 594-3876
 
Lila R. Kagedan, MTS, M.Ed. 
Course Director of Biomedical Ethics, School of Medicine
(914) 594-4128
Yardaena Osband, M.D.
Director of Longitudinal Curriculum Themes
(914) 594-3900
 
Christopher Millett
Data Analyst
(914) 594-3312
Supriya Jain, M.D.
Clinical Liaison, Clinical Curriculum
(914) 594-2222
Cheryl Benedetti
Administrative Coordinator, School of Medicine
(914) 594-3872
 
Fatbardha Shala
Curriculum Coordinator - Year 1 & Year 2, School of Medicine
(914) 594-3957

Foundations of Clinical Medicine:

Clinical Skills and Simulation Center
7 Dana Road
(914) 594-1760

Jeanne Marie Wilson, M.D.
Course Director, Foundations of Clinical Medicine
(914) 594-1760

Melissa Cellini, M.D., M.S.Ed.
Assistant Course Director, Foundations of Clinical Medicine
(914) 594-1760

Traci F. Gardner, M.D.
Director of Community Engagement
(914) 594-1760

Marissa Casale-Barcello
Administrator, Education Program Coordinator
(914) 594-1760

Clinical Skills and Simulation Center:

7 Dana Road
(914) 594-1734

Katharine Yamulla, M.A.
Senior Director of Competency Based Assessment and Clinical Skills Education
Director of the Clinical Skills and Simulation Center
(914) 594-1734

Elli Levy, M.A.
Lead Simulation Technician & AV Manager
(914) 594-1728

Julia Levo, M.F.A.
Program Coordinator
(914) 594-1737

Christine Hagan
Administrative Assistant
(914) 594-1745

Sylvia De La Torre
Simulation and Technology Coordinator
(914) 594-1733

Educational Technology:

Sunshine Cottage, 2nd Floor
(914) 594-3087

Jason DiNardi
Director of Educational Technology
(914) 594-3087

Omar Khan
Instructional Technology Specialist
914-594-3086

Office of  Graduate and Continuing Medical Education:

19 Skyline Drive, Suite 2S-B56
(914) 594-2020

Jennifer Salcedo, M.D.
Designated Institutional Official (DIO)
Graduate Medical and Dental Education Consortium
(914) 594-2020

Regina M. Damon
Director, Continuing Medical Education
Institutional Administrator,
Graduate Medical and Dental Education Consortium, School of Medicine
(914) 594-2020