YSM Leadership & Administration

The School of Medicine is led by Dean Robert J. Alpern, M.D., who reports to the president of the university. The dean is advised by deputy deans for academic and scientific affairs, clinical affairs, education, and finance and administration. Associate and assistant deans, along with the heads of departments, help oversee the large and complex enterprise that is the medical school, with 1,474 ladder faculty, 1,223 students and 3,404 staff employees.

YSM Leadership

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Peter Salovey, PhD

President of the University

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Benjamin Polak, PhD

Provost of the University

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Robert J Alpern, MD

Dean of the School of Medicine

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Richard Belitsky, MD

Deputy Dean for Education

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Linda C Mayes, MD

Special Adviser to the Dean

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Sten H. Vermund, MD, PhD

Dean of the School of Public Health

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YSM Administration

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Nancy Rockmore Angoff, MD, MPH, MEd

Associate Dean for Student Affairs

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Linda Kathryn Bockenstedt, MD

Deputy Dean for Faculty Affairs

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James Pierpont Comer, MD, MPH

Associate Dean for Student Progress

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Lynn Cooley, PhD

Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

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Michael C Crair, PhD

Deputy Dean for Scientific Affairs (Basic Science Departments)

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Michael H Ebert, MD

Associate Dean for Veterans’ Affairs

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John Nevins Forrest, Jr, MD

Director, Office of Student Research

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Janet P Hafler, EdD

Associate Dean for Educational Scholarship

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Stephen Joseph Huot, MD, PhD

Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education

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James Douglas Jamieson, MD, PhD

Special Advisor, MD/PhD Program

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Barbara Irene Kazmierczak, PhD, MD

Director, MD-PhD Program

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Brian Paul Leaderer, MPH, PhD

Deputy Dean of Public Health

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Forrester Lee, MD

Associate Dean for Multicultural Affairs

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Laura R Ment, MD

Associate Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid

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Ruth R Montgomery, PhD

Associate Dean for Scientific Affairs

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Melinda Mary Pettigrew, PhD

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Public Health

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Michael L Schwartz, PhD

Associate Dean for Curriculum

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Robert Stanley Sherwin, MD

Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Sciences

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Brian Richard Smith, MD

Deputy Dean for Scientific Affairs (Clinical Departments)

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Ronald J. Vender, MD

Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs