Administrative Officials

Martha E. Pollack, Ph.D.
President, Cornell University

Augustine M.K. Choi, M.D.
Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medicine and Provost for Medical Affairs at Cornell University

Javaid I. Sheikh, M.D.
Dean, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar

Ravinder Mamtani, M.B.B.S., M.D., M.Sc.
Vice Dean (Student Affairs-Admissions, Population Health, and Lifestyle Medicine)

Thurayya Arayssi, M.D.
Senior Associate Dean (Medical Education and Continuing Professional Development)

Marco Ameduri, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean (Pre-medical Education and Education City Collaborative Curricular Affairs)

Khaled Machaca, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean (Research, Innovations, and Commercialization)

Bakr Nour, M.D.
Senior Adviser to Dean of WCM-Q

Shahzad Jafri 
Senior Executive Director of Administration 

Laith J. Abu-Raddad, Ph.D.
Associate Dean (Extramural Research Funding)

Rachid Bendriss, Ed.D
Assistant Dean (Student Recruitment, Outreach, & Foundation Programs)

Dietrich Büsselberg, Ph.D.
Acting Associate Dean Assistant Dean (Admissions)

Douglas Bovell, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean (Foundational Sciences)

Sohaila Cheema, M.B.B.S.
Assistant Dean (Institute for Population Health)

Rayaz Malik, M.D.
Assistant Dean (Clinical Investigations)

Nayef A. Mazloum, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean (Student Research) 

Amine Rakab, M.D
Assistant Dean (Clinical Learning)

James D. Roach, Jr., Ph.D.
Assistant Dean (Pre-medical Education)

Karsten Suhre Ph.D.
Assistant Dean (Intercampus Research Partnerships)

Alicia Tártalo, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean (Clinical and Faculty Affairs) 

Mohamud Verjee, M.D.
Assistant Dean (Medical Student Affairs)

Nicola Adair 
Chief of Staff 

Andrew Adair 
Director (Facilities, Health and Safety and Security)

Haya Ahmad
Director (Alumni Affairs)

Nesreen Al-Rifai
Chief Communications Officer

Deema Al-Sheikhly
Director (Medical Education & Continuing Professional Development)

Farhan Aziz
Director (Admissions)

Omar Baki
Director (Human Resources)

Jamie Gray, MLS
Director (Distributed E-Library)

Sameer Kalash
Director (Finance & Business Services)

Badar Khan 
Director (ITS)

Amal Robay Ph.D. 
Director (Research Compliance)

Gabriel Ruiz 
Director (Research Administration)

Noha Saleh 
Director (Pre-Medical Administration, Student Outreach, and Educational Development)

Faten Shunnar 
Director (Student Affairs)