Leadership

University of Rochester Senior Leadership Group

Joel Seligman
President

Bradford C. Berk, M.D., Ph.D.
University Senior Vice President for Health Sciences; Chief Executive Officer, URMC

Paul J. Burgett
Vice President, Senior Advisor to the President and University Dean

Steven I. Goldstein
President and Chief Executive Officers, Strong Memorial Hospital and Highland Hospital; Vice President, URMC

Ralph W. Kuncl, Ph.D., M.D.
Provost and Executive Vice President

Peter Lennie
Senior Vice President; Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Sciences and Engineering

Bill Murphy
Vice President for Communications

Lamar Murphy
General Secretary and Chief of Staff

Ronald J. Paprocki
Senior Vice President, Administration and Finance; Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Douglas W. Phillips
Senior Vice President, Institutional Resources

Peter G. Robinson
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, URMC; Executive Director, Government and Community Relations

Sue S. Stewart
Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Mark Taubman, M.D.
Dean of the School of Medicine and Dentistry; University Vice President for Health Sciences

James D. Thompson
Senior Vice President and Chief Advancement Officer

URMC CEO Strategic Group

Bradford C. Berk, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer, URMC; University Senior Vice President for Health Sciences

Steven I. Goldstein
President & Chief Executive Officer of Strong Memorial Hospital & Highland Hospital
Vice President, URMC

Michael C. Goonan
Chief Financial Officer; Vice President, URMC

Peter G. Robinson
Chief Operating Officer; Vice President, URMC; Executive Director of Government Relations

Mark B. Taubman, M.D.
Dean, School of Medicine & Dentistry

Strong Memorial Hospital Leadership

Jackie Beckerman
Director, Strong Commitment

Teri D’Agostino
Director, Public Relations & Communications

Barb Egenhofer
Director Recruitment, Retention, Succession Planning, SMH

Steven I. Goldstein
General Director and Chief Executive Officer

Peg Lee
Manager, Human Resources

Kelly Luther
Director, Social Work

Raymond J. Mayewski, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer

Robert J. Panzer, M.D.
Chief Quality Officer

Kathy Parrinello, R.N., Ph.D.
Chief Operating Officer

D. Jerome Powell
Chief Information Officer

Mark Schwartz
Director, Medical Center Facility Operations

Leonard J. Shute
Chief Financial Officer, Strong Health Finance

Elizabeth Slavinskas, R.N.
Administrative Director, Ambulatory Care Services

Karl Withers
Director of Marketing

Patricia A. Witzel, R.N., M.B.A.
Chief Nursing Officer

School of Medicine & Dentistry Deans

Mark B. Taubman, M.D.
Dean

Richard I. Burton, M.D.
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Linda H. Chaudron, M.D.
Senior Associate Dean for Diversity

Raymond J. Mayewski, M.D.
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

Diane M. Hartmann, M.D.
Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education

David R. Lambert, M.D.
Senior Associate Dean for Medical Student Education

Edith M. Lord, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Education

Thomas A. Pearson, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Research

J. Edward Puzas, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean for Basic Research

Laurence B. Guttmacher, M.D.
Associate Dean, Advising

John T. Hansen, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Admissions

Cheryl M. Kodjo, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Dean, Advising

Jeffrey M. Lyness, M.D.
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Elizabeth H. Naumburg, M.D.
Associate Dean, Advising

Regis J. O’Keefe, M.D.
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

Janine R. Shapiro, M.D.
Associate Dean for Faculty Development

Brenda D. Lee, M.Ed.
Assistant Dean for Medical Education and Student Affairs

Linda L. Spillane, M.D.
Assistant Dean for Medical Simulation

Department Chairs & Center Directors

Science

Robert A. Bambara, Ph.D.
Biochemistry and Biophysics

Nancy M. Bennett, M.D.
Center for Community Health

Stephen Dewhurst, Ph.D.
Microbiology and Immunology

Susan G. Fisher, M.S., Ph.D.
Community & Preventive Medicine

Thomas A. Gasiewicz, Ph.D.
Environmental Medicine

Harris A. Gelbard, M.D., Ph.D.
Center for Neural Development & Disease

Steven A. Goldman, M.D., Ph.D.
Center for Translational Neuromedicine

Karl D. Kieburtz, M.D., M.P.H.
Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics

Hartmut Land, Ph.D.
Biomedical Genetics

Charles J. Lowenstein, M.D.
Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute

Lynne Maquat, Ph.D.
Center for RNA Biology

Tim R. Mosmann, Ph.D.
Center for Vaccine Biology and Immunology

Maiken Nedergaard, M.D., D.M.Sc.
Center for Translational Neuromedicine

David Oakes, Ph.D.
Biostatistics and Computational Biology (interim)

Regis J. O'Keefe, M.D., Ph.D.
Center for Musculoskeletal Research

Gary D. Paige, M.D., Ph.D.
Neurobiology and Anatomy

Robert G. Quivey, Jr., Ph.D.
Center for Oral Biology

A. William Tank, Ph.D.
Pharmacology and Physiology

Richard E. Waugh, Ph.D.
Biomedical Engineering

Berislav V. Zlokovic, M.D., Ph.D.

Center for Neurodegenerative and Vascular Brain Disorders

Clinical Science

Eric D. Caine, M.D.
Psychiatry

Thomas L. Campbell, M.D.
Family Medicine

Yuhchyau Chen, M.D., Ph.D.
Radiation Oncology (interim)

Michael Eaton, M.D.
Anesthesiology

Steven E. Feldon, M.D., M.B.A.
Ophthalmology

Richard I. Fisher, M.D.
Cancer Center 

Steven A. Goldman, M.D., Ph.D.
Neurology

Michael F. Kamali, M.D.
Emergency Medicine

Paul C. Levy, M.D.
Medicine

Edward M. Messing, M.D.
Urology

Cyril Meyerowitz, D.D.S., M.S.
Dentistry

Shawn D. Newlands, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.
Otolaryngology

Regis J. O'Keefe, M.D., Ph.D.
Orthopaedics

Alice P. Pentland, M.D.
Dermatology

Jeffrey H. Peters, M.D.
Surgery

Webster H. Pilcher, M.D., Ph.D.
Neurosurgery

K. Rao Poduri, M.D.
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Daniel H. Ryan, M.D.
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Nina F. Schor, M.D., Ph.D.
Pediatrics

David L. Waldman, M.D., Ph.D.
Imaging Sciences

James R. Woods, Jr., M.D.
Obstetrics and Gynecology

School of Nursing Deans & Associate Deans

Kathy H. Rideout, Ed.D., P.N.P.-B.C., F.N.A.P.
Interim Dean

Renu Singh, M.S.
Senior Associate Dean for Administration and Finance

Harriet Kitzman, Ph.D., R.N.
Senior Associate Dean for Research

Emily Hauenstein, Ph.D., R.N.
Associate Dean for Research

Lisa Norsen, Ph.D., R.N., A.C.N.P.-B.C.
Associate Dean for Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Community Outreach

Daryl Sharp, Ph.D., P.M.H.C.N.S.-B.C., N.P.P.
Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Diversity

University of Rochester Board of Trustees Health Affairs Committee

Richard T. Aab
Ernest A. Bates, M.D.
Laurence H. Bloch
C. William Brown
William M. Carpenter
Richard Collins, M.D.
David Flaum
Roger B. Friedlander, Vice Chair
Robert B. Goergen
Paul F. Griner, M.D.
Edmund A. Hajim, Ex Officio
Robert H. Hurlbut
Carol D. Karp
Ronald B. Knight
Louis G. Lange, M.D.
Nancy A. Lieberman
Cathy E. Minehan
Philip A. Pizzo, M.D., chair
Francis L. Price
Elena A. Prokupets
Thomas S. Richards
Joel Seligman, Ex Officio
Thomas R. Sloan
Peter D. Standish
Daniel R. Wegman
Nathaniel Wisch, M.D.
G. Robert Witmer, Jr.
Administration Contact
Bradford C. Berk, M.D., Ph.D.

University of Rochester Medical Center Board

Richard Thomas Aab
Michael J. Amalfi
Willem T. Appelo
Kenneth D. Bell
Michael F. Buckley, Esq.
Daniel Burns
Daniel J. Chessin
William G. Clark
Richard J. Collins, M.D.
Elaine Del Monte
Joan L. Feinbloom
John T. Fitzgerald Jr., Esq.
David M. Flaum
Anne B. Francis, M.D.
Roger Bruce Friedlander
Emerson U. Fullwood
George W. Hamlin IV
Kevin Hobert
Susan R. Holliday
Alan Illig
Richard Kaplan
Dan Kerpelman
Dennis Kessler
Diana R. Kurty
Robert N. Latella, Esq., Chairman
James P. Laurito
Joseph M. Lobozzo, II
Robert C. Morgan
Susan Parkes-McNally
Thomas S. Richards, Esq.
William W. Richardson
Lori VanDusen
Julio Vazquez
Joseph R. Wilson
W. Keith Wilson
Ronald Zarrella, Immediate Past Chairman

University of Rochester Medical Center Board Ex Officio Members

Emmanuel Akowuah, M.D., M.S.
Nancy M. Bennett, M.D., M.S.
Bradford C. Berk, M.D., Ph.D.
Steven I. Goldstein
Michael C. Goonan
Edmund A. Hajim
Ralph Kuncl, Ph.D., M.D.
Raymond J. Mayewski, M.D.
Cyril Meyerowitz, D.D.S., M.D.
Peter G. Robinson
Joel Seligman
Mark B. Taubman, M.D.
David L. Waldman, M.D., Ph.D.
Elizabeth Webster

Strong Partners Health System, Inc. Board of Directors

Bradford C. Berk, M.D., Ph.D.
C. William Brown
Michael F. Buckley, Esq., Chairman
Susan P. Byrd
Richard J. Collins, M.D.
James J. DeCaro, Ph.D., Senior Advisor
Roger B. Friedlander
Steven I. Goldstein
Michael C. Goonan, Treasurer
Gerard T. Guerinot, M.D., Senior Advisor
William J. Hall, M.D.
Alan Illig
Joseph A. Johnson, M.D.
Amy Kates, R.N.
Robert N. Latella, Esq.
George D. Lord
Robert M. McCann, M.D.
Daniel Ari Mendelson, M.D.
Thomas S. Richards, Esq.
Michael P. Riordan, Esq.
Peter G. Robinson, Secretary
Anil Sharma, M.D.
Kathleen Whelehan, Senior Advisor
Ronald L. Zarrella

Highland Hospital Board of Directors

Hon. Francis A. Affronti
Adam Anolik
John H. Barr
Cindy Becker
Bradford C. Berk, M.D., Ph.D.
Michael F. Buckley
Diane Caselli, Esq.
Jean Close
David DeJoy, Vice Chair
Mark Eidlin
Kathleen Gallucci
Steven I. Goldstein
Gerard T. Guerinot, M.D.
Lisa Harris, M.D.
Joseph Johnson, M.D.
Amy Kates, R.N., M.S., C.N.S., Chair
Stephen Kates, M.D., Medical Staff President
Howard Konar
Robert Latella
Richard P. LeFrois
George D. Lord
Richard Magnussen, M.D.
Raymond J. Mayewski, M.D.
Robert McCann, M.D., Chair
Michael Riordan
Anil Sharma, M.B.B.S.
Kathleen Whelehan

Board of Directors for:
The Highlands Living Center; The Highlands at Brighton; Highland Community Development Corporation

Elizabeth G. Garrett
William J. Hall, M.D.
Robert N. Latella
Robbie Magee
James C. Moore
Michael P. Riordan, Chair
Gerald E. Van Strydonck

Highland Foundation  Board Members

Anessa Ansley-Purpura
 Monica H. Bauer
Dana R. Consler
Steve DePerrior
Daniel J. Diefendorf Jr.
Mark A. Eidlin
Steven I. Goldstein
Dave Henion
David W. Hughes
Mary Lou Huff
Doug Jerum
Jett Mehta
William Lanigan
Doug Lyon
Dan Mahany
Nicholas E. Nicosia, D.D.S.
Julie Odenbach
Diane M. Simon
Alan R. Ziegler
Diane G. Caselli, Esq.

Eastman Dental Center Foundation Board of Directors

Bruce B. Bates
Paul W. Briggs
J. Anthony Bello, DDS
William Calnon, D.D.S., President
Cecile Feldman, D.M.D., M.B.A.
Christopher Fox, D.M.D., D.M.Sc.
Bryan J. Frantz, D.D.S.
Roger B. Friedlander
Croft Hangartner, Secretary
Robert H. Hurlbut, First Vice President
Louis A. Langie, Jr., Treasurer, Chair/Endowment Committee
R. Wayne LeChase
William W. Richardson
G. Robert Witmer, Jr.
Bradford C. Berk, M.D., Ph.D., Ex Officio
Robert Quivey, Ph.D., Ex Officio
Cyril Meyerowitz, D.D.S., M.S., Ex Officio

Visiting Nurse Service of Rochester & Monroe County Board of Directors

Anne Bishop
Ann Marie Cook
Katherine Cronin
Jack Eisenberg, Vice Chair
Steven I. Goldstein
Victoria G. Hines, President and CEO
Tommye Hinton
Wallace Johnson, M.D.
Greg Kamp
Diana Kurty
Kathleen McGrail, M.D.
Daniel Mendelson, M.D.
Alan Resnick
Peter G. Robinson
Thomas Rusling
Jerome Standera, Treasurer
Susie Truesdell, Chair
Susan Topel
Maurice Varon, M.D.

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