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Strategic Planning Participants

  • Stephen Albanese, MD - Orthopedic Surgery (Team Leader)
  • Lisa Alexander, Office of General Counsel
  • David Amberg, PhD - Research Administration (Team Leader)
  • David Anthony, Accounting and Budgeting
  • Dale Avers, DPT, PhD - College of Health Professions
  • Katherine Beissner, PhD - College of Health Professions
  • Winter Berry, MD - Pediatrics
  • Heidi Beutenmuller, Student - College of Health Professions
  • Jeffrey Bogart, MD - Radiation Oncology (Team Leader)
  • Ann Botash, MD - Pediatrics
  • Sharon Brangman, MD - Geriatrics (Team Leader)
  • Gennady Bratslavsky, MD - Urology (Team Leader)
  • Patty Brecht, Human Resources
  • Jay Brenner, MD - Emergency Medicine
  • Julie Briggs, Hospital Administration
  • Catherine Cadley, Educational Communications
  • Leah Caldwell, Marketing and University Communications (Team Leader)
  • Bambi Carkey, DNP - College of Nursing
  • Hans Cassagnol, MD - Hospital Administration
  • Lynn Cleary, MD - Academic Affairs
  • Susan Cole, Public and Media Relations
  • Robert Cooney, MD - Surgery
  • Robert Corona, DO - Pathology (Team Leader)
  • Shawna Craigmile-Sciacca, Hospital Administration
  • Nancy Daoust, Hospital Administration (Team Leader)
  • Rajesh Dave, MD - Binghamton Clinical Campus
  • Sandra Delaney, Shared Business and Administration
  • Mantosh Dewan, MD - College of Medicine
  • Amit Dhamoon, MD, PhD - Medicine
  • Darcy DiBiase, Marketing and University Communications
  • David Duggan, MD - College of Medicine (Team Leader)
  • Robert Dunton, MD - Surgery
  • Timothy Endy, MD - Microbiology and Immunology
  • John Epling, MD - Family Medicine
  • Denise Feeley, President’s Office of Strategic Affairs
  • Bridget Flanagan, Upstate University Medical Associates at Syracuse (UUMAS)
  • Eric Frost, Human Resources
  • Susan Furtney, Ambulatory Services Administration
  • Rebecca Garden, PhD - Bioethics and Humanities
  • Rick Gardner, College of Medicine
  • Darryl Geddes, Public and Media Relations
  • Lauren Germain, PhD - Curriculum Development Office
  • Bonnie Grossman, MD - Medical Administration
  • Stephanie Hisgen, Nursing Recruitment and Retention
  • Zanette Howe, Marketing and University Communications
  • Sharon Huard, Student Affairs
  • Dan Hurley, Government Relations
  • Matt Hutz, Medicine
  • Patty Kane, PhD - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Susan Keeter, Marketing and University Communications
  • Katie Keough, Research Administration
  • Paul Ko, MD - Curriculum Development Office
  • Leslie Kohman, MD - Cancer Center Administration
  • Michael Jurbala, Internal Audit
  • Danielle Laraque-Arena, MD - President
  • James Legault, Clinical Practice Analysis and Support
  • John McCabe, MD - Hospital Administration (Team Leader)
  • Steve McClintic, Hospital Administration
  • Holly McCurdy, Organizational Training and Development
  • Margaret Maimone, PhD - Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Lorraine Manzella, Upstate University Medical Associates at Syracuse (UUMAS)
  • Bob Marzella, Hospital Administration
  • Luis Mejico, MD - Neurology
  • Frank Middleton, Research Administration
  • Chris Morley, PhD - Public Health and Preventive Medicine
  • Cynthia Morrow, MD - Bioethics and Humanities  
  • Sri Narsipur, MD - Medicine
  • Nancy Page, Hospital Administration
  • Tom Pelis, Finance and Management (Team Leader)
  • Eileen Pezzi, Upstate Foundation (Team Leader)
  • Mark Polhemus, MD - Medicine
  • Dr. Carol Recker-Hughes, PhD - College of Health Professions
  • Eric Rodriguez, College of Nursing
  • Renae Rokicki, President’s Office of Strategic Affairs
  • Ramesh Sachdeva, MD, PhD - President’s Office of Strategic Affairs (Team Leader)
  • Dr. Joseph Sanger, PhD - Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Ryan Schiedo, Student – College of Medicine
  • Mark Schmitt, PhD - College of Graduate Studies (Team Leader)
  • Neal Seidberg, MD - Pediatrics
  • Simone Seward, Center for Civic Engagement
  • Don Simpson, PhD - College of Health Professions
  • Eric Smith, Finance and Administration (Team Leader)
  • Amy Szczesniac, Hospital Administration
  • Asalim Thabet, MD - Emergency Medicine
  • Stephen Thomas, MD - Medicine
  • Brian Thompson, MD - Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Maxine Thompson, Diversity and Inclusion (Team Leader)
  • Wanda Thompson, PhD - Office of the President (Team Leader)
  • Winthrop Thurlow, Office of the President
  • Paula Trief, PhD - Faculty Affairs (Team Leader)
  • Grace VanNortwick, College of Medicine
  • Linda Veit, Community Relations
  • Mariano Viapiano, PhD - Neuroscience & Physiology
  • Terry Wagner, Information Management and Technology
  • Ruth Weinstock, MD, PhD - Medicine
  • Jennifer Welch, Student Affairs
  • Tony Weiss, MD - Hospital Administration (Team Leader)
  • Julie White, PhD - Student Affairs (Team Leader)
  • Stuart Wright, Financial Services Administration

Additional Thank You to:

  • Office of the President
  • Marketing and University Communications, including Creative Design
  • Public and Media Relations

Special gratitude to Cathy Cadley, Educational Communications, for the Strategic Plan website

Enormous appreciation to the countless Administrative Assistants who diligently worked schedules to allow for leadership participation

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