Administration and Faculty

General Administration

As one of the coordinate schools of the University, the general administration of the School of Medicine is conducted in accordance with the bylaws of the Yale Corporation. The affairs of the School are under the direction of the dean and the faculty, subject to the approval of the Corporation.


  • Peter Salovey, Ph.D., President of the University
  • Benjamin Polak, Ph.D., Provost of the University
  • Robert J. Alpern, M.D., Dean of the School of Medicine
  • Sten H. Vermund, M.D., Ph.D., Dean of the School of Public Health
  • Richard Belitsky, M.D., Deputy Dean for Education
  • Linda K. Bockenstedt, M.D., Deputy Dean for Faculty Affairs
  • Michael C. Crair, Ph.D., Deputy Dean for Scientific Affairs (basic science departments)
  • Darin Latimore, M.D., Deputy Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
  • Brian R. Smith, M.D., Deputy Dean for Scientific Affairs (clinical departments)
  • Paul Taheri, M.D., M.B.A., Deputy Dean for Clinical Affairs and Chief Executive Officer of Yale Medicine
  • Cynthia L. Walker, M.B.A., CPA, Deputy Dean for Finance and Administration
  • Linda C. Mayes, M.D., Special Adviser to the Dean
  • Nancy R. Angoff, M.D., M.P.H., M.Ed., Associate Dean for Student Affairs
  • Frederick J. Borrelli, M.B.A., M.S., Chief Administrative Officer, Yale Medicine
  • Iain Burchell, M.B.A., Chief Financial Officer, Yale Medicine
  • Carrie P. Capezzone, M.B.A., Associate Dean for Finance
  • Steven Choi, M.D., Chief Quality Officer, Yale Medicine
  • James P. Comer, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Dean for Student Progress
  • Ayaska Fernando, M.S., Director of Admissions
  • John N. Forrest, M.D., Director, Office of Student Research
  • John Gallagher, M.L.S., Director, Medical Library
  • Alexandria Garino, M.S., PA-C, Director, Physician Associate Program
  • Janet Hafler, Ed.D., Associate Dean for Educational Scholarship
  • N’Kenge Haines, B.A., Director of Financial Aid
  • Michael F. Hoepp, M.B.A., Chief of Staff, Office of the Dean
  • Mary J. Hu, M.B.A., Associate Dean of Communications
  • Steven J. Huot, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
  • Robert G. Kanoff, B.S., Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration, School of Public Health
  • Barbara I. Kazmierczak, Ph.D., M.D., Director, M.D./Ph.D. Program
  • Babar Khokhar, M.D., M.B.A., Chief Transformation Officer, Yale Medicine
  • Martin Klein, Ph.D., M.P.H., Associate Dean for Development and External Affairs, School of Public Health
  • Anthony J. Koleske, Ph.D., Director, Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  • Brian P. Leaderer, Ph.D., M.P.H., Deputy Dean of Public Health
  • Jack LeConche, M.S.M., Director of Student Affairs and Senior Registrar
  • Forrester A. Lee, M.D., Associate Dean for Multicultural Affairs
  • Laura R. Ment, M.D., Associate Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid
  • Ruth R. Montgomery, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Scientific Affairs
  • Kimbirly Moriarty, M.S., Chief Strategy Officer, Yale Medicine
  • Roopa Narasimhaiah, Associate Vice President for University Development and Director of Medical Development and Alumni Affairs
  • Melinda M. Pettigrew, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Public Health
  • Anne F. Pistell, M.B.A., Associate Dean for Student Affairs, School of Public Health
  • Maryam Saeri, M.B.A., Chief Operating Officer, Yale Medicine
  • Michael L. Schwartz, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Curriculum
  • Lisa Stump, M.S., Chief Information Officer for the School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Health System
  • Geraldine A. Sullivan, Assistant Vice President, Employee Relations and Staffing
  • Terri L. Tolson, Registrar for Student Affairs
  • James Van Rhee, M.S., PA-C, Director, Physician Assistant Online Program
  • Ronald J. Vender, M.D., Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Yale Medicine
  • Merle Waxman, M.A., Associate Dean, Ombudsperson, and YSM Title IX Coordinator


Faculty listings for the School of Medicine can be found within each department’s write-up in this bulletin. See individual departments, under Departments and Sections. The closing date for departmental faculty lists was April 30, 2019.