Faculty and Staff

The faculty of the Health Care Delivery Leadership program includes some of the best in the industry as well as health care thought leaders. Learn more about our faculty below.

Alan J. Moskowitz, MD
Faculty Director, MS in Health Care Delivery Leadership Program
Professor and Vice Chair, Dept. of Population Health Science and Policy

Robert Albright, PhD
Professor of Practice, Lally School of Management, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Lawrence D. Brown, PhD
Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Population Health Science and Policy
Professor of Population Health Science and Policy and Management, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Bruce Darrow, MD, PhD
Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Medical Information Officer, Mount Sinai Health System; Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiology

Ashley Fox, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Population Health Science and Policy

Arthur A. Gianelli, MBA, MPH
President, Mount Sinai St. Luke's

Elizabeth Howell, MD, MPP
Associate Professor, Dept. of Population Health Science and Policy
Associate Professor, Dept. of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science
Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry

Harold S. Kaplan, MD
Senior Faculty, Dept. of Population Health Science and Policy

Madhu Mazumdar, PhD
Senior Faculty, Dept. of Population Health Science and Policy

Brian J. Nickerson, PhD
Senior Faculty, Dept. of Population Health Science and Policy

Norma Padron, PhD
Research Scientist, Center for Health Innovation, the New York Academy of Medicine

José A. Pagán, PhD
Director, Center for Health Innovation, the New York Academy of Medicine

Michael Pugh
Senior Faculty, Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Alexander Preker, MD, PhD
President and CEO, Health Investment & Financing Corporation
Visiting Professor of Economics
Former Chief Economist for Health and Head of Health Systems Development, World Bank

Additional Course Presenters

Our course presenters include colleagues from throughout Mount Sinai and other health care experts from various disciplines.

Kenneth L. Davis, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer, Mount Sinai Health System
Professor of Psychiatry
Professor of Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics

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

Annetine Gelijns, PhD, LLM
Edmond A. Guggenheim Professor of Population Health Science and Policy and Chair, Dept. of Population Health Science and Policy

Richard Amiraian, MD
CEO, Primary Care Institute, Mount Sinai Health System

Jeffrey Farber, MD, MBA
CEO, Mount Sinai Care LLC, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

David Reich, MD
President, the Mount Sinai Hospital

Michael Schaffer
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, Mount Sinai Doctors Faculty Practice
Senior Vice President, Ambulatory Care for the Mount Sinai Health System

Strategic Communications in Health Care Delivery

John Ambrose
Director, Genetics and Genomic Sciences

Brad Beckstrom
Director of Community Affairs, the Mount Sinai Hospital

Ron Cappello
Founder & CEO, Infinia Group & Rocketure

Marcia Horowitz
Senior Executive Vice President at Rubenstein Associates

Dorie Klissas
VP, Marketing & Communications, Associate Dean, Mount Sinai Health System

Bob Loughhead
Principal, Implementation at Infinia Group

Emma Palmer
Vice President of Government Affairs and Public Policy, Mount Sinai Health System

Deborah Raskin
Executive Vice President, Rubenstein Communications

Karsten Risch, MD, PhD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer, Havas Health

Francoise Simon, PhD,  MBA
President of SDC Consulting and Professor of Marketing at Columbia University

Robin Verges
Senior Vice President at Rubenstein Associates

Leading and Managing Health Care Delivery Organizations

Frank Irr
Senior Partner, AIM Consulting Associates

Leveraging Data for Evidence-Based Decision-Making in Health

Natalia Egorova, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Mount Sinai Medical Center

Steve Ellis
Senior Director, Informatics & IT, Institute for Personalized Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Bart Ferket, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Mount Sinai Medical Center

Umut Ozbek, PhD
Assistant Professor, Mount Sinai Medical Center

Rehana Rasul
Biostatistician, Mount Sinai Medical Center

Doran Ricks
Director, Decision Support, Mount Sinai Health System

Health Information Systems and Technology

Kaylan Baban, MD, MPH
Chief Resident Physician and Course Director, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Adel Bassily-Marcus, MD
Associate Professor, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Kevin Baumlin, MD
Associate Medical Information Officer, Vice Chair and Associate Professor, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Laurie Anne Buckenberger
AVP Corporate IT, Mount Sinai Health System

Heather Chamides
Director HIPAA Compliance, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Kevin Chason, MD
Director, Emergency Management and Pre-Hospital Care, Mount Sinai Medical Center

Kumar Chatani, MBA
Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Mount Sinai Health System

Kenny Chu, JD
Sr. Director, IT Security, the Mount Sinai Medical Center

Mary Joy Dia, PhD
Director, Clinical Applications, Information Technology, Mount Sinai Health System

Paul Francaviglia
Associate Director, IT, Mount Sinai Health System

Robbie Freeman, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Assistant Director, Nursing Quality Initiatives, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Nick Genes, MD, PhD
Emergency Medicine Informatics Research, Mount Sinai Health System

Matthew Grob, CPHIMS, FHIMSS
Senior Director, Enterprise IT Planning, Mount Sinai Health System

Joseph Kannry, MD
Lead Technical Informaticist, EMR Clinical Transformation Project, Mount Sinai Health System

Avniel Shetreat-Klein, MD, PhD
Associate Chief Medical Information Officer, Mount Sinai Health System

Jason Martin
Senior Director of Operational and Integration Applications, Mount Sinai Health System

Kash Patel
Senior Director, Innovations & Analytics, Mount Sinai Health System

David Reich, MD
President, the Mount Sinai Hospital

Jason Shapiro, MD
Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, the Mount Sinai Medical Center

Pattie Spuma
Nurse Manager, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Barbara Straub,RN
Nurse Informaticist, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai

Sudipto Srivastava, MBA
Senior Director – eHealth, the Mount Sinai Health System

Fred Thum, MD, FACEP
Assistant Professor and Informatics Fellow, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Gateway (Introductory) Seminar Participants

Peter Orszag, PhD
Vice Chairman; Chairman—Public Sector; and Chairman, Financial Strategies and Solutions, Citigroup; and member, Boards of Trustees, Mount Sinai Health System

Christopher F. Koller
President, Milbank Memorial Fund and former Health Insurance Commissioner of Rhode Island

Jo Ivey Boufford, MD
President, the New York Academy of Medicine

Arthur Klein, MD
President, the Mount Sinai Health Network

Arthur A. Gianelli, MBA, MPH
President, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s

Kathleen Shure, MPA
Senior Vice President of Managed Care and Insurance Expansion for the Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA)

Murray N. Ross, PhD
Vice President, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Director, Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy

John McDonough, DrPH, MPA
Professor of Public Health Practice, Department of Health Policy & Management, Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and Director of the HSPH Center for Executive and Continuing Professional Education

Michael S. Sparer, PhD, JD
Chair, Health Policy & Management and Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Pierre-Gerlier Forest, PhD
Director of the Institute for Health and Social Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Miriam J. Laugesen, PhD
Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management,  Faculty Lead, Mailman Health Policy Certificate Programs of Health Policy and Management,  Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Staff

Brian J. Nickerson, PhD
Administrative Director, MS in Health Care Delivery Leadership Program
Professor, Dept. of Population Health Science and Policy

Herb Lopez
Administrative Coordinator
Dept. of Population Health Science and Policy

Mariana Bernstein
Senior Instructional Technologist

Molly Zitouni
Business Coordinator
Dept. of Population Health Science and Policy

Advisory Council

Jeremy Boal, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Mount Sinai Health System

Frank Cino, MPH, CPA
Senior Vice President, Finance, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Beth Essig, JD
General Counsel, Mount Sinai Health System

Eric Genden, MD
Professor & Chair, Otolaryngology; Professor, Neurosurgery

Paul Lawrence
Associate Dean of Academic Technology/Vice President, Academic Informatics & Technology

David Reich, MD
President, The Mount Sinai Hospital

Michael Schaffer
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, Mount Sinai Doctors Faculty Practice
Senior Vice President, Ambulatory Care for the Mount Sinai Health System

Maria L. Vezina
Vice-President, Chief Nursing Officer, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s

Ex Officio

Annetine Gelijns, PhD, Chair, Department of Population Health Science and Policy

Alan Moskowitz, MD, Vice Chair, Department of Population Health Science and Policy

Brian J. Nickerson, PhD, Administrative Director

Herb Lopez, Administrative Coordinator