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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., MBA
Dean, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar

Ravinder Mamtani, M.D.
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 
Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) 

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

Rachid Bendriss, Ed.D
Associate Dean (Foundation, Student Outreach & Educational Development Programs)

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

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

Sohaila Cheema, MBBS, M.P.H.
Assistant Dean (Institute for Population Health)

Sean M. Holroyd, Ph.D.
Acting Assistant Dean (Student Affairs)

Rayaz Malik, MB ChB, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean (Clinical Investigations)

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

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

James D. Roach, Jr., Ph.D.
Associate 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, MB ChB
Assistant Dean (Medical Student Affairs)

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

Nicola Adair 
Chief of Staff 

Haya Ahmad
Director (Alumni Affairs)

Nesreen Al-Rifai
Chief Communications Officer

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

Farhan Aziz
Director (Admissions)

Asif H. Dawood 
Associate Director (Research Administration)

Jamie Gray, MLS, M.S.
Director (Distributed E-Library)

Sameer Kalash
Director (Finance & Business Services)

Badar Khan 
Director (ITS)

Niamh O'Reilly 
Acting Director (Human Resources)

Amal Robay Ph.D. 
Director (Research Compliance)

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

Faten Shunnar 
Director (Student Affairs, Engagement & Diversity)