Education Research Service
  

 

WHO WE ARE
CFCM LEADERSHIP
NAME TITLE
  
Richard Younge, M.D., M.P.H.

Director, Center for Family and Community Medicine

Chief, Family Medicine Service, NYPH

Associate Professor of Medicine(CFCM) at CUMC

  
Carmen Dominguez-Rafer, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Director, Center for Family and Community Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine (CFCM) at CUMC
  
Heather Paladine, M.D.

Family Medicine Residency Program Director

Director of Women's Health in Family Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine (CFCM) at CUMC

 
ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF
NAME TITLE
  
Maria Diaz-Gil, M.A.
Department Administrator, CFCM
  
Renee Radenberg
Site Administrator, Farrell Health Center
  
Ruth Barragan

Administrative Assistant, Farrell Health Center

Residency Program Coordinator

  
Diana Suarez
Administrative Assistant, Farrell/CFCM
  
Ramona Velazquez

Administrative Assistant, The Allen Hospital

Electives Coordinator

  
CFCM FACULTY
NAME TITLE
  
Nancy Bermon, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine (CFCM) at CUMC
  
Melanie Bernitz, M.D.

Executive Director, Student Health Service

Assistant Professor of Medicine (CFCM) at CUMC

  
Bertie Bregman, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine at (CFCM) at CUMC
  
Silvia Cunto-Amesty, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.Ed.
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Population & Family Health (CFCM) at CUMC
 

Urmi A. Desai, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine (CFCM at CUMC)
   
Krishna Desai, M.D. Assistant Professor of Medicine (CFCM at CUMC)
   

Joanne Dempster, M.D.

Director Family Medicine Inpatient Service

Allen Hospital

Associate Residency Program Director

Assistant Professor of Medicine (CFCM) at CUMC

 

Himabindu Ekanadham, MD

Post-Doctoral Primary Care Research Fellow

 

Lama El-Zein, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine(CFCM) at CUMC
   

Mary Jo Fink, M.D.

Associate Course Director Foundation of

Clinical Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine (CFCM) at CUMC

 
Allan Formicola, D.D.S., M.S.        

Professor of Dentistry-Retired

 

Elizabeth Hall, FNP, DNP

Nurse Practitioner, Farrell Health Center

Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing

  
LeWanza Harris, M.D., M.P.H.

Quality & Patient Safety Officer

New York Presbyterian Hospital
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine

 

Dinaz Irani , M.D.


Assistant Professor of Medicine (CFCM) at CUMC

Division of Endocrinology

  

Beena Jani, M.D.

Medical Director, Farrell Health Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine (CFCM) at CUMC
 
Kathleen Klink, M.D.
Special lecturer
   

Robert Lewy, M.D., M.P.H. 

Special Lecturer  
   

Susan Lin, Dr.P.H.       

Assistant Professor of Medicine (CFCM) at CUMC
   

Michelle Love, MD      


Assistant Professor of Medicine (CFCM) at CUMC

Student Health Service

   

Marina Makous, MD

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
   

Jeanne Manubay , M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine (CFCM) at CUMC

Department of Psychiatry

  
Thomas Mele, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine (CFCM) at CUMC

Student Health Service

   
Khusbu Patel, Pharmacotherapy Faculty
   

Marion Richman,M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine (CFCM) at CUMC

 
David Rosenthal, Ph.D.
Director of Behavioral Science
Associate Professor of Health Policy & Management (CFCM) at CUMC
 

Pooja A. Shah, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine (CFCM) at CUMC

 
Anita Softness, M.D.

Director of Community Oriented Primary Care, 

Predoctoral Site Director, Farrell Health Center

Assistant Professor of Medicine (CFCM) at CUMC

 
James Spears,M.D.
Medical Director,CHHMP, Al Hirschfeld Clinic
Assistant Professor of Medicine (CFCM) at CUMC
  

Yael Swica,M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine (CFCM) at CUMC
   
Christopher Wang, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Medicine (CFCM) at CUMC

 

CFCM FACULTY ASSOCIATES
NAME
TITLE
  
Joyce Bitran,M.D. Bassett Health Care
Instructor in Clinical Medicine
 
Bertie Bregman, M.D.

Private Practice

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine

 
Rachel Bregman, M.D.

Private Practice

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine

   
Richard Buschatzke,M.D. Bassett Health Care
Instructor in Clinical Medicine
  
Carl Franzetti,M.D. Riverdale Family Practice
Assistant in Medicine
  
Leticia Gonzalez,M.D. Riverdale Family Practice
Assistant in Medicine
  
Jill Groves,M.D. Riverdale Family Practice
Instructor in Clinical Medicine
  
Gabriel Guardarramas,M.D. Private Practice
Instructor in Clinical Medicine
  
David Haswell,M.D. Bassett Health Care
Instructor in Clinical Medicine
  
Grace Holmes,M.D. Bassett Health Care
Instructor in Clinical Medicine
  
Thomas Holmes,M.D. Bassett Health Care
Instructor in Clinical Medicine
  
Eckardt Johanning, M.D.

Private Practice

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine

 
Cyril Kozak, M.D. Bassett Health Care
Instructor in Clinical Medicine
  
Joseph Luz, M.D. Bassett Health Care
Instructor in Clinical Medicine
  
Frank Maselli,M.D. Riverdale Family Practice
Assistant in Medicine
   
Lela Mayers, M.D.

Private Practice

Instructor in Clinical Medicine

  

Richard O’Keefe, M.D.

Student Health Services at Columbia

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine

  

Patricia Ruppert, D.O.

Helen Hayes Hospital

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine

 
Ludmila Sedlackova,M.D. Riverdate Family Practice
Instructor in Clinical Medicine
  
Gary Steward,M.D. Bassett Health Care
Instructor in Clinical Medicine
  
Roger Villi,M.D. Riverdale Family Practice
Instructor Medicine at CUMC
 
Eamonn Vitt ,M.D. Private Practice
Instructor in Clinical Medicine
   
 

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