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 Alpern, MD

Dean of the School of Medicine

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Cynthia Walker, CPA

Deputy Dean for Finance and Administration

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Richard Belitsky, MD

Deputy Dean for Education

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Paul Taheri, MD, MBA

Deputy Dean for Clinical Affairs and CEO, Yale Medicine

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Linda 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 Angoff, MD, MPH, MEd

Associate Dean for Student Affairs

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Linda Bockenstedt, MD

Deputy Dean for Faculty Affairs

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Carrie Capezzone

Associate Dean for Finance

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James 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 Crair, PhD

Deputy Dean for Scientific Affairs (Basic Science Departments)

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Michael Ebert, MD

Associate Dean for Veterans’ Affairs

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John Forrest, Jr, MD

Director, Office of Student Research

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Daniel Gallagher

Director, Medical Library

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Frank Grosso, PhD

Associate Dean for Student Affairs, School of Public Health

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Janet Hafler, EdD

Associate Dean for Educational Scholarship

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Michael Hoepp, MBA

Chief of Staff, Office of the Dean

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Mary Hu, MBA

Associate Dean for Communications and Chief Communications Officer

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Anna Maria Hummerstone, MHA

Director of Faculty Support and Lead for Workday@Yale Faculty & Other Academic

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Stephen Huot, MD, PhD

Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education

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James Jamieson, MD, PhD

Special Advisor, MD/PhD Program

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Robert Kanoff

Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration, School of Public Health

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Barbara Kazmierczak, PhD, MD

Director, MD-PhD Program

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Darin Latimore, MD

Deputy Dean for Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer

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Jack LeConche

Director of Student Affairs and Senior Registrar

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Laura Ment, MD

Associate Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid

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Ruth Montgomery, PhD

Associate Dean for Scientific Affairs

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Melinda Pettigrew, PhD

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Public Health

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Michael Schwartz, PhD

Associate Dean for Curriculum

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Robert Sherwin, MD

Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Sciences

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Brian Smith, MD

Deputy Dean for Scientific Affairs (Clinical Departments)

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Geraldine Sullivan

Director of Employee Relations

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Terri Tolson

Registrar for Student Affairs

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Charles Turner

Associate Vice President for Development

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Ronald J. Vender, MD

Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

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Merle Waxman

Associate Dean and Ombudsperson, YSM Title IX Coordinator