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National Council

School of Medicine and Dentistry National Council

The National Council of the School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Rochester is the top volunteer advisory group for the school. The council consists of distinguished national leaders who bring particular knowledge and experience to the task of helping the dean shape plans for the future of the school. The Council held their first meeting in August 2008.


Frank W. LoGerfo 66M (MD)

William V. McDermott Distinguished Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School


Holly G. Atkinson 78M (MD), 79M (Res)

Director of the Human Rights Program, Mount Sinai Global Health

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, and Co-Director, Advancing Idealism in Medicine Program

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Paul A. Bleicher, ‘83M (MS), ‘83M (MD), ‘83M (PhD)

Chief Executive Officer, Optum Labs

Lawrence N. Chessin 58 (BA)

Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, Rochester General Hospital

Betsy R. Fuchs, ‘82M (MD)

Center for Rheumatology, American College of Rheumatology

Philip Greenland 74M (MD), 78M (PhD)

Harry W. Dingman Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational

Research, Northwestern University

Paul Griner, ’59M (MD)

Professor of Medicine Emeritus, University of Rochester

Alexander A. Levitan 63M (MD)

Retired Oncologist and President, A&L Management Company

Marilyn McNamara, ‘74M (MD)

Senior Vice President, Southwest General Health Center

Stephen Rosenfeld 59, 63M (MD)

Faculty Emeritus, Allergy/Immunology/Rheumatology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center

Joseph Serletti 82M (MD), 88M (Res)

Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania