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Administrative Officials

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

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

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

Robert K. Crone, M.D.
Vice Dean (Clinical & Faculty Affairs)

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.
Assistant Dean (Extramural Research Funding)

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

Dietrich Büsselberg, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean (Pre-medical Student Affairs)

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

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)

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

Shahrad Taheri, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Dean (Clinical Investigations)

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 (Continuing Professional Development)

Farhan Aziz
Director (Admissions)

Omar Baki
Director (Human Resources)

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

Jamie Gray, MLS
Director (Distributed E-Library)

Sameer Kalash
Director (Finance & Business Services)

Badar Khan 
Director (IT Operations)

Farzana Khan 
Director (Education Administration)

Amal Robay Ph.D. 
Director (Research Compliance)

Gabriel Ruiz 
Director (Research Administration)

Noha Saleh 
Director (Outreach and Educational Development)

Faten Shunnar 
Director (Student Affairs)