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College of Osteopathic Medicine Administration

Office of the Dean

Jerry Balentine, D.O., FACOEP, FACEP
Dean, NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine
Vice President for Medical Affairs and Global Health, NYIT

Nicole Wadsworth, D.O.
Senior Associate Dean

Raquel Romanick, J.D.
Associate Dean, Operations

Shelley Cohen, M.B.A.
Director, Finance

Karen Deasy, B.A.
Director, Development

Anne Marie Kemp, M.A.
Executive Assistant to the Dean

Esther Hevia, M.P.S.
Manager, Alumni Affairs

Academic Affairs Office

Peter Dane, D.O.
Associate Dean

Claire Bryant, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean, Educational Operations

William Blazey, D.O.
Assistant Dean, Pre-Clinical Education

Barbara Capozzi, D.O.
Assistant Dean, Clinical Education

Amber Chess, M.A.
Academic Enrichment Specialist

Feona Elliot, M.P.S.
Senior Specialist, Clinical Education

Christine Hutak, Ph.D.
Coordinator, DPC Curriculum

Abraham M. Jeger, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean, Academic Outreach & Site Development

Donna-Marie McMahon, D.O.
Director, DPC Curriculum

Cheryl Newman, M.S.
Academic Enrichment Specialist

Clinical Services & Facilities Office

Brian Harper, M.D.
Medical Director, Academic Health Care Center

Medical Library

Jeanne Strausman, M.L.S.
Medical Librarian, NY campus

Sloane Kelley, M.S.
Library Director, AR campus

Research Office

Kurt Amsler, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Research

Bhuma Krishnamachari, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean, Research

Min-Kyung Jung, Ph.D.
Biostatistician

Student Administration Office

Mary Ann Achtziger, M.S.
Associate Dean

Angjela Dajko, M.A.
Senior Admissions Specialist, Admissions

Edward Dettling, M.S.
Associate Director, Admissions

Clair Jacobi, B.S.
Director, Financial Aid

Gina Moses, M.Ed.
Director, Admissions/Recruitment

David Oroza, M.S.
Assistant Director, Admissions

Tanya Patterson-Stanley, M.P.A.
Advisor, Financial Aid

Susan Payette, M.S., M.A
Manager, Student Compliance & Reporting

Thomas Reilly, M.S.
Associate Director

Ramon Villongco, M.B.A.
Associate Director, Admissions

Christine Zembis, B.S.
Specialist, Application Processing, Admissions

Carol Zerah, M.S.
Associate Director, Admissions

Student Administration at Old Westbury Campus

Felicia Bruno, M.A.
Assistant Dean

Danielle Abbatiello, M.A.
Assistant Director, Medical Student Performance Evaluations

Marie Aldridge, B.A., B.S.
Senior Career Advisor, Medical Student Performance Evaluations

Mary Bachmann, M.S.
Associate Registrar, Registrar

Erica Bomani, M.S.
Advisor, Student Life

Michelle Caluori, LHMC
Associate Director, Counseling & Wellness

Linda Darroch-Short, M.S.
Director, Student Life

Sadia Halim, LMSW
Associate Director, Counseling & Wellness

Deborah Heineman, M.A.
Manager, Student Services

Jason Lasky, B.A.
Assistant Registrar, Registrar

Julianna Viviani, M.A.
Senior Career Advisor, Residency Services

Diane Williams, B.S., B.A.
Manager, STEP Program


NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University Campus

Shane Speights, D.O.
Site Dean, NYIT at Arkansas State University

Sharon Zimmerman, M.P.A.
Assistant Dean, Planning and Operations

Carol Brenner, D.O.
Senior Director, Research and Publications

Mary Margaret Jackson, M.C.R.P.
Director, Community Outreach

Kapil Bajaj, M.C.T.P.
Academic and Research Technology

Clinical Education

Amanda Deel, D.O.
Assistant Dean, Clinical Education

Richard O’Neal, M.S.
Director, Clinical Education

Tracy McAllister Owens, Ed.D.
Director, Faculty Development

Tenisha Roming, B.S.
Assistant Director, Clinical Education

Academic Affairs

Matthew Charnetski, M.S.M.S.
Director, Simulation Learning

Elizabeth Hooven, M.Ed.
Assistant Director, Academic Affairs

Amy Moody-Qualls, M.A.
Academic Enrichment Specialist

Heather Lemon, M.S., M.A.
Academic Enrichment Specialist

Student Administration at Jonesboro Campus

Tammy Fowler, Ed.D.
Assistant Dean

Blake Bradley, M.S.
Associate Director, Student Life

Resa Brinkley, M.A.
Associate Director, Admissions

Holly Proffitt, M.A.
Senior Career Advisor

Vicki Walker, Ed.S
Associate Director, Financial Aid