Administrative Officials

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

Francis Lee, M.D., Ph.D.
Interim Dean, Weill Cornell Medicine and Interim Provost for Medical Affairs, Cornell University

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

Ravinder Mamtani, M.D.
Vice Dean (Population Health and Lifestyle Medicine)

Thurayya Arayssi, M.D.
Vice Dean (Academic and Curricular Affairs)

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)

Ali Sultan, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean (Foundational Sciences)

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

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

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

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

Mai Mahmoud, MBBS, MEHP 
Assistant Dean (Faculty Affairs) 

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)

Mohamud Verjee, MB ChB
Assistant Dean (Medical Student Affairs)

Charbel Abi Khalil, MD, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean (International Affairs)

Moune Jabre, M.D.
Assistant Dean (Academic Affairs)

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

Nicola Adair 
Chief of Staff 

Nesreen Al-Rifai
Chief External Affairs and Development 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 (Health Sciences Library)

Sameer Kalash
Director (Finance & Business Services)

Badar Khan 
Director (ITS)

Niamh O'Reilly 
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)

Fatimah Isa, Ph.D.
Director (Clinical and Faculty Affairs)