Apr 19, 2024  
Mercy College 2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
Mercy College 2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Advisory Boards

Clinical Placements for Teacher Candidates

Program Advisory Boards

School Advisory Boards


Clinical Placements for Teacher Candidates

Steve Ochser
Adjunct Faculty
Mercy College

Linda Languilli 
Adjunct Faculty
Mercy College

David Gualtiere
Greenburgh Academy

Kiowa Garcia
Charter School for Educational Excellence

Cindy Lopez
Charter School for Educational Excellence

Steve Levine
Adjunct Faculty
Mercy College

Elise Levine
Adjunct Faculty
Mercy College

Gisselle Robinson
American Dream Charter School

Program Advisory Boards

Communication Disorders

Glen Belkin, M.D.
Adolescent Psychiatry & Pediatric Psychiatry
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY 
Private Practice: Croton on Hudson, NY 10520

Helen Cronin Buhler, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Professor Emerita, Mercy College

Josephine K. Chen, M.S., CCC
Speech and Language Pathologist
Director & Clinical Supervisor
Center for Speech and Language Pathology

Paula Dinu, M.S.
Director of Speech and Hearing
Phelps Memorial Hospital Center
Sleepy Hollow, NY 

Diana Dianuzzo, MS, CCC-SLP
Northern Services, Inc
New City, NY

Elaine Dolgin-Lieberman, M.S., CCC-SLP
Pediatric Associates
White Plains, NY 

Karena Martin, M.S., CCC-SLP
St. Barnabas Hospital, Ambulatory Clinic
Bronx, NY 

Gloria Schlisselberg, PhD., CCC-SLP
Professor Emerita- Mercy College

Craig Zalvan, M.D.
Phelps Institute for Voice & Swallowing Disorders
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
Private Practice: Ardsley, NY 

Anne Kauffman Nolan, M.P.H.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Hudson River Health Care


Patricia Cal, DNP, MSN
Chair, Department of Nursing
Orange Community College
Middletown, NY 

Lynette DeBellis, MA, RN
Chair, Nursing
Westchester Community College
Valhalla, NY 

Rebecca M. Greer, DNP, RN
Dean, Montefiore School of Nursing
Mount Vernon, NY 1

Dorothea Lever, RN, Ph.D., CDE, CCRN
Nursing Chair
Rockland Community College
Suffern, NY 

Annemarie McAllister, Ed.D., RN
Dean, Cochran School of Nursing
St. Johns Riverside Hospital
Yonkers, NY 10701

Mary McDermott, MSN, RN, ANP, NE-BC
Chief Nursing Officer
Phelps Memorial Hospital
Sleepy Hollow, NY 

Michele Quirolo, RN, M.S.
President & Chief Executive Officer
Visiting Nurse Association of Hudson Valley
Mount Kisco, NY 

Daniel M. Suarez, RN, M.A.
Associate Director Sales NY Region
OnCourse Healthcare Group Bayside,
Queens, NY

Maria Vezina, EdD, RN, NEA-BC
Vice President of Patient Care and Chief Nursing Officer, MSSL
Mount Sinai, St. Luke’s
New York, NY 

Occupational Therapy

Denise Bertone, MS, OTR/L
Elizabeth Seton Children’s School
White Plains, NY

Shannon Clearwater, OTD, OTR/L, CHT
Phelps Memorial Hospital
Sleepy Hollow, NY

Lisa Edelstein, MS, OT/L
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital
White Plains, NY

Todd Faude, MS, OTR/L 
New York City Department of Education
Brooklyn, NY

Rachel Feld-Glazman, MS, OTR/L
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital
White Plains, NY

Antoinette Gentile, OTR/L
Keesler Rehabilitation Institute
West Orange, NJ

Jordan Jankus
Arc of Westchester
Hawthorne, NY

Julie Knitter, OTR/L
Blythedale Children’s Hospital
Valhalla, NY

Monica Nazario, MS, OTR/L
Los Niño’s
Hawthorne, NY

Izel Obermeyer, OTR/L, ATP, FAOTA
Westchester Institute for Human Development
Valhalla, NY

Lisa Rivera, MS, OTR
New York Presbyterian Hospital Rehabilitation Medicine
New York, NY

Andrea Weill Schwartt, MA, OTR/L
New York Presbyterian-Lawrence
Eastchester, NY

Nancy Selsky, OTR/L
St. Cabrini Nursing Home
Dobbs Ferry, NY

Jeffrey Tomlinson, OTR/L, LMSW, FAOTA
Private Practice
White Plains, NY

Diane Westin, MS, OTR/L
Stamford Hospital
Stamford, CT

Physical Therapy

Shannan Albanese
New York

Kathy Birnbaum, P.T.
Community member
Dobbs Ferry, NY

Connie Brown
Throgsneck Rehab
Bronx, NY

William Campbell, PT DPT
Visiting Nurse Service of New York
New York, NY

Gail Cherry
Westchester Medical Center
Pleasantville, NY

Janet Herbold, P.T., M.A.
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital
White Plains, NY

Matt Landfield, P.T.
Phelps Memorial Hospital
Tarrytown, NY

Kelly Lockwood, P.T., M.H.S., D.P.T
Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, NY

Hemansu Mangal, P.T., DPT
Board of Education
New York, NY

Diane Nusso, P.T.
Blythedale Children’s Hospital
Valhalla, NY

Mia Palazzo
Rusk Rehabilitation, NYU Langone Health
New York, NY

Daniel Seidler, P.T., MS
TelePT Solutions
Bronx, NY

Mary Wainwright, P.T., DPT, NCS
Helen Hayes Hospital
West Haverstraw, NY


Physician Assistant Studies

Brian C. Baker, M.D., J.D.
Full-time Faculty/Associate Program Director
Mercy College

Marc Campo, P.T., Ph.D., OCS
School of Health and Natural Sciences
Mercy College
Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Lenny Caro
Chief Community Relations Officer
Mercy College

Lorraine Cashin, M.P.S., PA-C
Alumna/Full-time Faculty/Program Director
Elmhurst Hospital ED

David Cherkas, M.D.
Medical Director for PA Program
Elmhurst Hospital

Nana Fofana, M.P.S., PA-C
Graduate, Class of 2012

Stephen Gamberg, PA-C
Graduate, Class of 2015

Lorraine Jamieson, PA-C
Full-time Faculty
Mercy College

Joseph Kelleher
President and Chief Operating Officer
Hutchinson Metro Center

Jenna Werblin, PA-C
Graduate, Class of 2016


School Advisory Boards

School of Education

Dr. Marc P. Baiocco
Elmsford Union Free School District

Christopher Borsari 
Public Schools of the Tarrytowns

Dr. Lisa Brady
Dobbs Ferry Schools

Dr. Andrea Coddett
Deputy Superintendent
Yonkers Public Schools

Margaret Gilhooley
GET Services: Gilhooley Education and Training Services, Inc.

Dr. Kenneth Hamilton
Mount Vernon Public Schools

Dr. Kristopher Harrison
Irvington Union Free School District

Dr. Carolyn McGuffog
Greenburgh North-Castle Union Free School District

Dennis McKesey
Lead Consultant
In Our Best Interest, LLC

Wynta K. Nivens 
Director of Literacy Interventions & Access
NYC Department of Education: Special Education Office

Dr. Edwin M. Quezada
Yonkers Public Schools

Dr. Joseph Ricca 
White Plains Public Schools

Meisha Ross-Porter
Executive Superintendent 
Bronx Districts 7-12,
Bronx, NY

Raymond Sanchez
Ossining, USFD

Dr. George Stone
Lakeland Central School District

School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Marcia M. Brewster
United Nations Association - USA,
Westchester Chapter

Melissa Cebollero
Senior Director, Office of Government and Community Relations
Montefiore Health System

Shari Cohen, J.D., LMFT ‘12
Marriage and Family Therapist

Beth Enser
Director of Training

Michael Orth
Westchester County Department of
Community Mental Health

Susan Simon, J.D.
Town Justice in Lewisboro

Stephen E. Slate, D. Med
Executive Director
Institute for Mediation and Conflict Resolution

Stan Wiktor
Central Systems International