School Leadership

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) leadership team is comprised of world-class clinicians, scientists, educators, and administrators, all experts and innovators in their fields.

Our deans and other executive leaders provide direction across the many educational, research and clinical departments of the School and Health System.

Kenneth Davis, MD
President and CEO, Mount Sinai Health System
212-659-9003

Dennis S. Charney, MD
Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and
President for Academic Affairs, Mount Sinai Health System
212-241-5674

Gary C. Butts, MD
Dean for Diversity Programs, Policy, and Community Affairs
212-241-8276 

Robert J. Desnick, MD, PhD
Dean for Genetics and Genomic Medicine
212-659-6700

Lakshmi Devi, PhD
Dean for Academic Development and Enrichment
212-241-8345

Burton P. Drayer, MD, FACR, FANN
Dean for Clinical Affairs
212-241-6403

Marta Filizola, PhD
Dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences 
212-659-8690

Scott L. Friedman, MD
Dean for Therapeutic Discovery
212-659-9501

Stephen Harvey, CPA, MBA
Senior Vice President for Finance
212-731-3147

Philip Landrigan, MD
Dean for Global Health
212-582-7018

Eric Langhoff, MD, PhD
Dean for Bronx Veterans Administration Affairs
718-741-4225

Reginald Miller, DVM
Dean for Research Operations and Infrastructure
212-241-3008

Jasmin Moshirpur, MD
Dean for Elmhurst and Queens Programs
718-334-2390

David Muller, MD
Dean for Medical Education
212-241-8716

Barbara Murphy, MD
Dean for Clinical Integration and Population Health
212-659-8086

Eric J. Nestler, MD, PhD
Dean for Academic and Scientific Affairs
212-659-5656

Samin Sharma, MD
Dean of International Clinical Affiliations
212-241-4021

Jeffrey Silberstein, MBA
Dean for Operations
212-659-9091

Rosalind Wright, MD
​Dean for Translational Biomedical Research
​212-241-5287

Former deans who continue to play an active role on the Icahn School of Medicine faculty may be honored with an emeritus dean title.

Nathan Kase, MD
Dean Emeritus

Our Senior Associate Deans oversee and grow a broad range of educational, research and clinical programs across the School and Health System.

Margaret Baron, MD, PhD
Senior Associate Dean for Education
212-241-0825

Sarah Garrison, MD, MPH
Senior Associate Dean for Veteran's Affairs
718-584-9000

Peter Gliatto, MD
Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education and Student Affairs
212-241-4141

Basil Hanss, PhD
Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Career Development 
212-241-2956

Rama Iyengar, MBA
Senior Associate Dean for Planning and Resource Management
212-241-6701

Reena Karani, MD, MHPE
Senior Associate Dean for Curricular Affairs and Undergraduate Medical Education
212-659-8552

Michael Leitman, MD
Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
212-844-8570

Glenn Martin, MD
Senior Associate Dean for Human Subjects Research
212-659-8980

Jessica Moise
Senior Associate Dean for Sponsored Programs
212-824-8300

Valerie Parkas, MD
Senior Associate Dean for Admissions
212-241-1793

Michael Schaffer, MPA
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
212-241-6228

Leslie Schneier, MBA, MPH
Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Administration
212-241-4098

Phyllis Schnepf, MS
Senior Associate Dean for Education and Research Administration
212-241-7006

Thomas Ullman, MD
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
212-241-8100

Our Associate Deans are integral to the functioning and success of ISMMS.

Scott H. Barnett, MD
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
212-241-6694

Kelly Cassano, DO
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
212-247-8100

Glenn Farrell
Associate Dean for Brand Strategy

Ken Feifer, MBA
Associate Dean for Elmhurst and Queens Programs
718-334-1840

Rosemarie Gagliardi, Ed.D.
Associate Dean for Cancer Clinical Research Operations
212-824-7294

Scott Hayworth, MD
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs at CareMount Medical, The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
914-241-1050

Elizabeth A. Howell, MD, MPP
Associate Dean for Academic Development

Dorie Klissas
Associate Dean for Marketing and Public Relations
212-659-9037

Patricia Kovatch
Associate Dean for Scientific Computing
212-659-8531

Paul Lawrence, MFA
Associate Dean of Academic Technology
212-241-7892

Sharon Mias
Associate Dean for Cancer Program Operations
212-241-8816

Jagat Narula, MD
Associate Dean for Global Health
212-241-4794

Matthew O'Connell, PhD
Associate Dean for Curriculum, Acreditation, and Outreach 

Shema Patel
Associate Dean for Academic Operations

Rachel Posner, MPA
Associate Dean for Research Administration

Lily Recanati, MPA
Associate Dean for Graduate School Administration
212-241-2793

Michelle Sainte
Associate Dean for Academic Administration
212-241-3103

Mary Sano, PhD
Associate Dean for Clinical Research
212-241-4228

Prameet Singh, MD
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
212-523-2208

Eric Sobie, PhD
Associate Dean for Programmatic Development 

Hal Teitelbaum, MD, JD, MBA
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs at Crystal Run Healthcare, The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Caryn Tiger
Associate Dean for Faculty and Staff Relations
212-241-4097

David Thomas, MD
Associate Dean for Continuing Medical Education
212-659-8551

Hamel Vyas, JD
Associate Dean for International Personnel

Karen Zier, PhD
Associate Dean for Medical Student Research
212-241-4429

Our Assistant Deans support our leadership and schoolwide efforts.

Shashi Anand
Assistant Dean of Curricular and Student Affairs

Frank H. Basloe
Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education

Michelle Koury, MD
Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs at Crystal Run Healthcare, The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Thomas Lester, MD
Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs at CareMount Medical, The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Kenneth Brower
Director, Conflicts of Interest Office