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)

Stephen F. Kenney, MBA CPA
Chief Administrative Officer

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

Ravinder Mamtani, M.B.B.S., M.D., M.Sc.
Senior Associate Dean (Population Health, Capacity Building and Student Affairs)

Marco Ameduri, Ph.D.
Associate Dean (Pre-medical Education)

Khaled Machaca, Ph.D.
Associate Dean (Research)

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

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)

Ming-Jung Ho, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Dean(Continuing Professional Development)
Director (Office of Educational Development)

Amine Rakab M.D
Assistant Dean (Clinical Learning)

Kevin Smith, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean (Pre-medical Education)

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

Sunanda K. Holmes, JD, LLM, MBA
Deputy Chief Administrative Officer & Associate University Counsel

Nicola Adair
Executive Director (Dean's Office Administration)

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)

John Doig
Director (Facilities Management)

Thomas Doyle
Director (Environmental Health, Safety & Security)

Sharon Hollinsworth
Director (Applications & Education Solutions)

Shahzad Jafri
Chief Information Officer

Sameer Kalash
Director (Finance & Business Services)

Badar Khan
Director (IT Operations)

Farzana Khan
Director (Education Administration)

Jim Pait
Director (Project Management & Process Improvement)

Gabriel Ruiz
Director (Research Administration)

Faten Shunnar 
Director (Student Affairs)

Noha Saleh
Director (Student Recruitment & Outreach)

Cheryl Talaber
Director (Research Integrity)

Alicia Tártalo, Ph.D.
Director (Clinical & Faculty Affairs)