Council Members & Staff - 2014

Member Affiliation
Mary Jane Massie, M.D. - Chair Attending Psychiatrist
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Steven B. Abramson, M.D. Professor of Medicine and Pathology
Sr. Vice President and Vice Dean for Education, Faculty and Academic Affairs
Director, Division of Rheumatology
NYU School of Medicine
Rhonda M. Acholonu, M.D. Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
NYU School of Medicine
Michael D. Ammazzalorso, M.D., M.A.C.P. Chief Medical Officer
Winthrop-University Hospital
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Stony Brook School of Medicine
Victor M. Badner, D.M.D., M.P.H. Chairman Department of Dentistry/OMFS
North Bronx HealthCare Network
Associate Professor, Departments of Dentistry and Epidemiology/Population Health
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Joel M. Bartfield, M.D., F.A.C.E.P. Chairman, Graduate Medical Education Council
Designated Institutional Official
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Albany Medical Center
Karen L. Bell, M.D. Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology
Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer´s Disease & the Aging Brain
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Stephen Boese (Regents´ Designee) Executive Secretary - Board for Medicine
New York State Board of Regents
Gary C. Butts, M.D. Associate Dean, Diversity Programs, Policy & Community Affairs
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Medical Education, & Preventive Medicine
Director, Center for Multicultural & Community Affairs
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Vincent Calamia, S.M.,M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E. Medical Director
Eger Health Care and Rehabilitation Center
Saima Chaudhry, M.D., M.S.H.S Professor of Medicine & Vice Chair for Education
NSLIJ Health System
Hofstra NSLIJ School of Medicine
Nienke P. Dosa, M.D., M.P.H. Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Center for Development, Behavior, and Genetics
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Montgomery B. Douglas, M.D. Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Family and Community Medicine
New York Medical College
Paul Dreizen, M.D. Professor of Medicine
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Ethan Fried, M.D., M.Sc., F.A.C.P. Associate Designated Institutional Official
North Shore/LIJ Health System
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
Michael Glick, D.M.D. William M. Feagans Professor
Dean, School of Medicine
University at Buffalo
Jody M. Kaban, M.D. Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery
Jacobi Medical Center
Assistant Professor
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Richard Liebowitz, M.D., M.H.S. Senior Vice President
Chief Medical Officer
New York Presbyterian Hospital
David A. Milling, M.D. Associate Dean for Multicultural Affairs
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Director of the Post-Baccalaureate Program
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
University at Buffalo - SUNY
Howard L. Minkoff, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maimonides Medical Center
Distinguished Professor, SUNY Downstate
Margaret W. Paroski, M.D. Executive Vice President/Chief Medical Officer
Kaleida Health
Professor of Neurology
University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Steven M. Safyer, M.D. President & Chief Executive Officer
Montefiore Medical Center
Mark D. Schwartz, M.D. Associate Professor of Population Health and Medicine
Vice Chair for Education and Faculty Affairs
Department of Population Health
New York University School of Medicine
Monika K. Shah, M.D. Associate Chairman for Graduate Medical Education
Department of Medicine
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Mark B. Taubman, M.D. Dean, School of Medicine and Dentistry
University Vice President for Health Sciences
University of Rochester Medical Center
Merryl H. Tisch (ex officio) Chancellor
New York State Board of Regents
Henry F. C. Weil, M.D. Assistant Dean for Education
Bassett Healthcare
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Columbia Physicians & Surgeons
(Commissioner´s Designee) New York State Department of Health
Howard A. Zucker, M.D., M.P.H. (ex officio) Acting Commissioner
New York State Department of Health


Council Staff
Thomas F. Burke, M.S. Executive Director
Barbara Anderson Program Research Specialist II
Helen Crane Principal H.C.M.S. Analyst
Donna Coutant Administrative Aide
Prabhakar Rajupet (Raj), M.B.A Associate Auditor