Graduate School of Medical Sciences
A partnership with the Sloan Kettering Institute

Leadership and Staff

Barbara Hempstead, MD, PhD
Barbara Hempstead, MD, PhD
Dean
blhempst@med.cornell.edu
212-746-1818

Address
1300 York Ave, Room F-100
New York, NY 10065

Assistant: Sara Lynch

Randi B. Silver, PhD
Randi B. Silver, PhD
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
rbsilve@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6340

Address
1300 York Ave, Room A-128
New York, NY 10065

Assistant: Bouchra Hannaoui

David Eliezer, PhD
David Eliezer, PhD
Associate Dean, Program Development
dae2005@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6557

Address
1300 York Ave, Room W-306
New York, NY 10065

Assistant: Bouchra Hannaoui

Judith Cukor, PhD
Judith Cukor, PhD
Assistant Dean, Student Affairs
juc2010@med.cornell.edu
212-746-4492

Address
425 East 61 St, Penthouse
New York, NY 10065

Assistant: Fernando Arzu

Yazmin Carrasco, PhD
Yazmin Carrasco, PhD
Assistant Dean, Diversity and Inclusion
ypc4001@med.cornell.edu
646-962-4937

Address
445 E 69th St, OH-110
New York, NY 10021

Assistant: Fernando Arzu

Karla Jacome, M.S.ED
Karla Jacome, M.S.ED
Director of Education Administration
kjjacome@med.cornell.edu
212-746-4809

Address
1300 York Ave, Room A-128
New York, NY 10021

Heather DiTullio, MS
Heather DiTullio, MS
Associate Director, Enrollment & Educational Programs
had4003@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6981

Address
1300 York Ave, Room A-131
New York, NY 10065

Herminio QuiƱones
Herminio QuiƱones
Assistant Director, Finance & Grants
heq4001@med.cornell.edu
646-962-6482

Address
575 Lexington Ave, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Aubrey DeCarlo, PhD
Aubrey DeCarlo, PhD
Assistant Director, Career and Professional Development
aul4001@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6502

Address
1300 York Ave, Room A-139
New York, NY 10065

Roxana Mesias, PhD
Roxana Mesias, PhD
Diversity Program Manager
rem4008@med.cornell.edu
212-746-1060

Address
1300 York Ave, Room A-131
New York, NY 10065

Nora McCall, PhD
Nora McCall, PhD
Senior Grants Administrator
nom4007@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6565

Address
1300 York Ave, Room A-131
New York, NY 10065

Dikaury Hernandez-Guner
Dikaury Hernandez-Guner
Senior Manager, Training Grants
dih3001@med.cornell.edu
646-962-6916

Address
575 Lexington Ave, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Clive Liew, MS
Clive Liew, MS
Student Services Administrator, International Student Services
cll4002@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6565

Address
1300 York Ave, Room A-131
New York, NY 10065

Marleni Marte
Marleni Marte
Admissions and Marketing Manager
mam4066@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6565

Address
1300 York Ave, Room A-131
New York, NY 10065

Natalia Serrano
Natalia Serrano
Financial Coordinator
nas4030@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6565

Address
575 Lexington Ave, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Bouchra Hannaoui
Bouchra Hannaoui
Senior Administrative Specialist
boh3002@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6340

Address
1300 York Ave, Room F-100
New York, NY 10065

Fernando Arzu
Fernando Arzu
Senior Administrative Specialist
fea4002@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6122

Address
1300 York Ave, Room A-131
New York, NY 10065

PhD Programs

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BCMB Allied Program

Christopher Lima, PhD
Christopher Lima, PhD
Program Co-Chair, Biochemistry and Structural Biology
limac@mskcc.org
212-639-8205

Address
Sloan Kettering Institute/HHMI 
430 East 67th Street, RRL-301A 
New York NY 10065 

Tobias Meyer, PhD
Tobias Meyer, PhD
Program Co-Chair, Biochemistry and Structural Biology
tom4003@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6565

Address
1300 York Avenue, A-402 
New York, NY 10065-4805

Heidi Stuhlmann, PhD
Heidi Stuhlmann, PhD
Program Co-Chair, Cell and Developmental Biology
hes2011@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6156

Address
1300 York Avenue, A-312 
New York, NY 10065-4805

Tobias Walther, PhD
Tobias Walther, PhD
Program Co-Chair, Cell and Developmental Biology
twalther@mskcc.org
212-746-6565

Address
MSK Rockefeller Research Laboratories
430 East 67
th Street
New York, NY 10065

Kirk Deitsch, PhD
Kirk Deitsch, PhD
Program Co-Chair, Molecular Biology
kwd2001@med.cornell.edu
212-746-4976

Address
1300 York Avenue, W-704 
New York, NY 10065

Andrew Koff, PhD
Andrew Koff, PhD
Program Co-Chair, Molecular Biology
ank2021@med.cornell.edu
212-639-2354

Address
MSK Rockefeller Research Laboratories
430 East 67
th Street
New York, NY 10065

Dirk Remus, PhD
Dirk Remus, PhD
Program Director, BCMB Allied
remusd@mskcc.org
212-639-5263

Address
MSK Rockefeller Research Laboratories
430 East 67th Street
New York, NY 10065

Jessica Tyler, PhD
Jessica Tyler, PhD
Program Director, BCMB Allied
jet2021@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6565

Address
1300 York Ave, Room C-440
New York, NY 10065

Vanessa Dodson
Vanessa Dodson
Program Coordinator
vad3003@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6565

Address
1300 York Ave, Room A-131
New York, NY 10065

Denise Jenkins
Denise Jenkins
BCMB Co-Program Coordinator/WCGS Coordinator
djenkins@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6565

Address
1300 York Ave, Room A-131
New York, NY 10065

Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis

Sabine Ehrt, PhD
Sabine Ehrt, PhD
Program Co-Chair
sae2004@med.cornell.edu
646-962-6215

Address
413 East 69th Street, Room BB1102
New York, NY 10021

Alexander Rudensky, PhD
Alexander Rudensky, PhD
Program Co-Chair
rudenska@mskcc.org
646-888-3109

Address
MSK Rockefeller Research Laboratories
430 East 67th Street
New York, NY 10065

Theresa Lu, MD, PhD
Theresa Lu, MD, PhD
Program Director
thl2005@med.cornell.edu
212-774-2532

Address
515 E 71st St, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10021

Joseph Sun, PhD
Joseph Sun, PhD
Program Director
sunj@mskcc.org
646-888-3228

Address
MSK Rockefeller Research Laboratories
430 East 67
th Street
New York, NY 10065

Thelma Lopez
Thelma Lopez
Program Coordinator
thl2013@med.cornell.edu
212-746-2502

Address
1300 York Ave, Room A-131
New York, NY 10065

Neuroscience

M. Elizabeth Ross, MD, PhD
M. Elizabeth Ross, MD, PhD
Program Chair
mer2005@med.cornell.edu
646-962-6144

Address
407 E 61st St
New York, NY 10065

Teresa Milner, PhD
Teresa Milner, PhD
Program Director
tmilner@med.cornell.edu
646-962-8274

Address
407 E 61st St
New York, NY 10065

Maullika Dua, MPH
Maullika Dua, MPH
Program Manager
mzd2020@med.cornell.edu
646-962-6145

Address
413 E 69th St, BRB 1004
New York, NY 10021

Pharmacology

Lorraine Gudas, PhD
Lorraine Gudas, PhD
Program Co-Chair
ljgudas@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6250

Address
1300 York Ave, Room E-409,
New York, NY 10065

Omar Abdel-Wahab, MD
Omar Abdel-Wahab, MD
Program Co-Chair
abdelwao@mskcc.org
646-888-3487

Address
Zuckerman Building
417 E. 68th St, 
Room 1860
 
New York, NY 10065

John Blenis, PhD
John Blenis, PhD
Program Director
job2064@med.cornell.edu
212-639-2090

Address
Belfer Building
413 E 69th St, Room 1330
New York, NY 10021

Aileen Rosales
Aileen Rosales
Program Coordinator
aii2002@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6250

Address
1300 York Ave, Room E-409/LC519
New York, NY 10065

Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology

Harel Weinstein, D.Sc.
Harel Weinstein, D.Sc.
Program Chair
haw2002@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6358

Address
1300 York Avenue, Room E-509
New York, NY 10065

Emre Aksay, PhD
Emre Aksay, PhD
Program Director
ema2004@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6207

Address
525 East 68th Street, Room W-820 B
New York, NY 10065

Audrey Rivera
Audrey Rivera
Program Coordinator
ajr2004@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6361

Address
1300 York Avenue, Room E-509
New York, NY 10065

Population Health Sciences

Rainu Kaushal, MD
Rainu Kaushal, MD
Program Co-Chair
rak2007@med.cornell.edu
646-962-8006

Address
402 East 67th Street
New York, NY 10065

Bruce Schackman, PhD
Bruce Schackman, PhD
Program Co-Chair
brs2006@med.cornell.edu
646-962-9302

Address
425 East 61st Street, 3rd Fl
New York, NY 10065

Samprit Banerjee, PhD
Samprit Banerjee, PhD
Program Director
sab2028@med.cornell.edu
646-962-8014

Address
402 East 67th Street
New York, NY 10065

Suklima Roy Barua, MA
Suklima Roy Barua, MA
Senior Graduate Program Coordinator
sur4004@med.cornell.edu
646-962-8069

Address
575 Lexington Avenue, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10022 

PhD Programs at Houston Methodist Academic Institute

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Physiology, Biophysics & Systems Biology

Henry Pownall, PhD
Henry Pownall, PhD
Site Director
hjpownall@houstonmethodist.org
713 441-7048

Address
Houston Campus

Amy Wright Ed.D, MBA
Amy Wright Ed.D, MBA
Director, Educational Partnerships
aswright@houstonmethodist.org
713-441-7267

Address
Houston Campus

Rashad Bigham
Rashad Bigham
Sr. Trainee Affairs Coordinator
rbigham@houstonmethodist.org
713-441-7267

Address
Houston Campus

Neuroscience

Philip J. Horner, PhD
Philip J. Horner, PhD
Site Director
pjhorner@houstonmethodist.org
713-363-9046

Address
Houston Campus

Amy Wright Ed.D, MBA
Amy Wright Ed.D, MBA
Director, Educational Partnerships
aswright@houstonmethodist.org
713-441-7267

Address
Houston Campus

Rashad Bigham
Rashad Bigham
Sr. Trainee Affairs Coordinator
rbigham@houstonmethodist.org
713-441-7267

Address
Houston Campus

Tri-Institutional PhD Programs

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Chemical Biology

Derek Tan, PhD
Derek Tan, PhD
Program Chair and Program Director
tand@mskcc.org
212-746-5267

Address
1300 York Avenue, Box 194 
New York, NY 10065 

Tarun Kapoor, PhD
Tarun Kapoor, PhD
Associate Director
kapoor@rockefeller.edu
212-746-5267

Address
1300 York Avenue, Box 194 
New York, NY 10065

Joshua Levitz, PhD
Joshua Levitz, PhD
Associate Director
jtl2003@med.cornell.edu
212-746-5267

Address
1300 York Avenue, Box 194 
New York, NY 10065

Kathleen E. Pickering
Kathleen E. Pickering
Executive Director
kap2013@med.cornell.edu
212-746-5267

Address
1300 York Avenue, Box 194 
New York, NY 10065

Margie Hinonangan-Mendoza, M.A.
Margie Hinonangan-Mendoza, M.A.
Program Administrator
212-746-5267

Address
1300 York Avenue, Box 194 
New York, NY 10065

Computational Biology and Medicine

Christina Leslie, PhD
Christina Leslie, PhD
Program Chair
lesliec@mskcc.org
212-746-5267

Address
1300 York Avenue, Box 194 
New York, NY 10065 

Ekta Khurana, PhD
Ekta Khurana, PhD
Co-Director
ekk2003@med.cornell.edu
646-962-6374

Address
1300 York Avenue, Box 194 
New York, NY 10065 

Quaid Morris, PhD
Quaid Morris, PhD
Co-Director
morrisq@mskcc.org
212-746-5267

Address
1300 York Avenue, Box 194 
New York, NY 10065

Kathleen E. Pickering
Kathleen E. Pickering
Executive Director
kap2013@med.cornell.edu
212-746-5267

Address
1300 York Avenue, Box 194 
New York, NY 10065 

Margie Hinonangan-Mendoza, M.A.
Margie Hinonangan-Mendoza, M.A.
Program Administrator
mah2036@med.cornell.edu
212-746-5267

Address
1300 York Avenue, Box 194 
New York, NY 10065

MD/PhD

Katharine Hsu, MD, PhD
Katharine Hsu, MD, PhD
Program Director
hsuk@mskcc.org
646-888-2667

Address
1300 York Avenue, C-103
New York, NY 10065

Catharine Boothroyd, PhD
Catharine Boothroyd, PhD
Executive Director
cab4003@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6023

Address
1300 York Avenue, C-103
New York, NY 10065

Masters Programs

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Biomedical Imaging

Douglas J. Ballon, PhD
Douglas J. Ballon, PhD
Program Chair
djb2001@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6579

Address
525 East 68th St
New York, NY 10065

Andrew Schweitzer, MD
Andrew Schweitzer, MD
Program Co-Director
ans2046@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6711

Address
525 East 68th Street, Floor: 8A-33
New York, NY 10065

Pat Zanzonico, PhD
Pat Zanzonico, PhD
Program Co-Director
zanzonip@mskcc.org
646-888-2134

Address
MSK Rockefeller Research Laboratories
430 East 67
th Street
New York, NY 10065

Lucia Li, MScEd, MA
Lucia Li, MScEd, MA
Program Coordinator
lpl4001@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6565

Address
1300 York Ave, Room A-131
New York, NY 10065

Clinical & Translation Investigation

Julianne Imperato-McGinley, MD
Julianne Imperato-McGinley, MD
Program Chair
jimperat@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6277

Address
445 East. 69th Street, OH-217
New York, NY 10021

My Linh H. Nguyen-Novotny
My Linh H. Nguyen-Novotny
Asst. Dir Programmatic Development
myn2001@med.cornell.edu
646-962-8326

Address
445 East. 69th Street, OH-217
New York, NY 10021

Clinical Epidemiology & Health Services Research

Mary Charlson, MD
Mary Charlson, MD
Program Chair
mecharl@med.cornell.edu
646-962-5060

Address
338 E 66th St
New York, NY 10065

 

Carol A. Mancuso, MD
Carol A. Mancuso, MD
Professor of Medicine
mancusoc@hss.edu
212-774-7508

Address
535 E. 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Robin D. Andrews, DSW
Robin D. Andrews, DSW
Senior Education Manager
rra2004@med.cornell.edu
646-962-5032

Address
338 E 66th St
New York, NY 10065

Computational Biology

Trine Krogh-Madsen, PhD
Trine Krogh-Madsen, PhD
Program Director
trk2002@med.cornell.edu
646-962-5392

Address
413 E. 69th St, 

New York, NY 10065

Lucia Li,  MScEd, MA
Lucia Li, MScEd, MA
Program Coordinator
lpl4001@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6565

Address
1300 York Ave, Room A-131
New York, NY 10065

Executive MBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership

Rainu Kaushal, MD
Rainu Kaushal, MD
Program Co-Chair
rak2007@med.cornell.edu
646-962-8006

Address
402 East 67th Street
New York, NY 10065

Bruce Schackman, PhD
Bruce Schackman, PhD
Program Co-Chair
brs2006@med.cornell.edu
646-962-9302

Address
425 East 61st Street, 3rd Fl
New York, NY 10065

Elisabeth Brodbeck, PhD, MPH
Elisabeth Brodbeck, PhD, MPH
Executive Director of Education
elb4008@med.cornell.edu

Address
402 E. 67th St.
New York, NY 10065

Suklima Roy, MA
Suklima Roy, MA
Graduate Program Coordinator
sur4004@med.cornell.edu

Address
402 E. 67th St.
New York, NY 10065

Genetic Counseling

M. Elizabeth Ross, MD, PhD
M. Elizabeth Ross, MD, PhD
Program Chair
mer2005@med.cornell.edu
646-962-6141, Ext. 16141

Address
413 East 69th St., Room 1002
New York, NY 10021

Shenela Lakhani, M.Sc., CGC, CCGC
Shenela Lakhani, M.Sc., CGC, CCGC
Program Director
shl2034@med.cornell.edu
646-962-7230

Address
413 East 69th St., Floor 9
New York, NY 10021

Maullika Dua, MPH
Maullika Dua, MPH
Program Administrator
mzd2020@med.cornell.edu
646-962-6145

Address
413 E 69th St, BRB 1004
New York, NY 10021

Health Sciences for Physician Assistants

Gerard Marciano, Ed.D., PA-C
Gerard Marciano, Ed.D., PA-C
Program Co-Chair/Program Director
gjm2001@med.cornell.edu
646-962-7290

Address
570 Lexington Avenue, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Randi B. Silver, PhD
Randi B. Silver, PhD
Program Co-Chair
rbsilve@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6340

Address
1300 York Ave, Room A-128
New York, NY 10065

Alexis Blount
Alexis Blount
Sr. Administrative Specialist
atc2002@med.cornell.edu
646-962-7277

Address
570 Lexington Avenue, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Population Health Sciences

Rainu Kaushal, MD, MPH
Rainu Kaushal, MD, MPH
Program Co-Chair
rak2007@med.cornell.edu
646-962-8006

Address
575 Lexington Avenue, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Bruce Schackman, PhD
Bruce Schackman, PhD
Program Co-Chair
brs2006@med.cornell.edu
646-962-9302

Address
575 Lexington Avenue, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Xi Kathy Zhou, PhD, MS
Xi Kathy Zhou, PhD, MS
Program Director, Biostatistics and Data Science
kaz2004@med.cornell.edu
646-962-8001

Address
575 Lexington Avenue, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Jose Fernando Florez-Arango, MD, MSc, PhD
Jose Fernando Florez-Arango, MD, MSc, PhD
Program Director, Health Informatics
jff4001@med.cornell.edu
646-962-8069

Address
575 Lexington Avenue, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Mark A.Unruh, PhD
Mark A.Unruh, PhD
Program Director, Health Policy and Economics
mau2006@med.cornell.edu
646-962-8061

Address
575 Lexington Avenue, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Robert Rentz , MPA
Robert Rentz , MPA
Program Coordinator
ror4002@med.cornell.edu
646-962-8069

Address
575 Lexington Avenue, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10022


Prospective Students: phs-admissions@med.cornell.edu

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Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

Leslie Krushel, PhD
Leslie Krushel, PhD
Manager, Postdoctoral Affairs
lek2014@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6065

Address
1300 York Ave, A-139
New York, NY 10065

Alumni Relations

Sharon Meiri Fox
Sharon Meiri Fox
Director of Alumni Relations and Giving, External Affairs
shm2056@med.cornell.edu
646-962-9546

Address
1300 York Avenue, Box 61
New York, NY 10065

Weill Cornell Medicine Graduate School of Medical Sciences 1300 York Ave. Box 65 New York, NY 10065 Phone: (212) 746-6565 Fax: (212) 746-8906