May 28, 2024  
Mercy College 2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
Mercy College 2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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 10595
Private Practice: Croton on Hudson, NY 10520

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

Paula Dinu, M.S.
Assistant Director of Speech
Phelps Memorial Hospital Center
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591

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

Leslie B. Dowling, MA, CCC-SLP
Retired Mercy College
Clinical Supervisor

Maria Kober, M.A., CCC-SLP
157-12 12th Avenue
Beechhurst, NY, 11357

Elaine Dolgin-Lieberman, M.S., CCC-SLP
Pediatric Associates
White Plains, NY 10605

Karena Martin, M.S., CCC-SLP
St. Barnabas Hospital, Ambulatory Clinic
Bronx, NY 10457

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 10502

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

MBA Strategic Consulting Institute

Paul Agueci
Federal Reserve

Manny Alas
Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC)

Dr. Robert Berman

Kim Blomker

John Brown
Sands Point Consulting (Former UBS)

Catherine Cioffi
Westchester County

Franceso Costanzo

Tim Crader

Dr. Bill D’Arienzo
WDA BrandMarketing Strategies

Allison David

Declan Denehan
Bank of New York Mellon

Joseph DeSalvo

Jim Doran

John Durante
Durante Rentals

Dr. Dominic Dilardi
Northwell Health Systems

Laurie Foster
Financial Advisor- Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Jesse Giordano
Opal Wealth Advisors

Jennifer Goez
Columbia Business School

Keith Goodwin

Charles Hacker
Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC)

Dave Johnson

Korn Lee
Opal Wealth Advisors

Bruce Lincoln
Columbia University

Steve Loehr

Nancy Maffucci
Federal Reserve

Thabo Manana
Goldman Copeland

Aldo Mazzaferro
Mazzaferro Research, LLC (Former Goldman Sachs)

Bill Mooney III 
Signature Bank

Bill Mooney Jr.
Westchester County Association

William Murphy

Dr. Frank Palumbo
Northwell Health Systems- Head of Intensive Care

Julius Picardi

Steve Ramerini
Compel CEOS

Richard Burke
American Express

Dr. Michelle Rivera
DOCTRI Analytics

Peter Rup
Artemis Wealth Advisors

Dr. Anita Sands
Member Board Director at ServiceNow

Matther Shellhorse
Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC)

Wesley Smith
NYU Langone

Joel Solemon
NYU Langone

Jim Standish
Consulting Engineers

Stanley Stern

Keith Strassberg
Cyber Safe Solutions

Ed Thompson
Molloy College

Don Ulsch
Charles River Associates

Joanne Ulsch
D’Amico and McConnell Realtors

Lisa Von Redden
Director, Americas Head of Equity Operations at Deutsche Bank Securities

Dr. Denise Walsh
Long Island University

Greg Williams
Mercy College Alumni (Former President at CCNY and University of Cincinnati)

Tom Williams
Aligned Independent Advisors


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 10550

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

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,

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
John A. Coleman School
New Rochelle, NY

Robin Butler, OTR/L
Harry H. Gordon School
Bronx, NY

Cristina Dumitrescu, MS, OTR/L
Mercy College
Dobbs Ferry, NY

Lisa Edelstein, OTR/L
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital
White Plains, NY

Karina Ehlers, OTR/L
The Hebrew Home and Hospital
Valhalla, NY

Susan Goldberg, MA, OTR, CHT
Retired Occupational Therapist
Hartsdale, NY

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

Lisa Lacon, MS, OTR/L
Private Practice
Westfield, NJ

Anjum Lone, OTR/L, CHT, CLT
Phelps Memorial Hospital
Sleepy Hollow, NY

Beverly KC Lovell, MS, OTR/L, CPRP
Collaborative Support Programs of NJ
Valley Cottage, NY

Joan Macfarlane, OTR/L
Alcott School
Dobbs Ferry, NY

Janine Kahan McLear, OTR/L
Westchester Medical Center
Valhalla, NY

Nadine Revheim, Ph.D., OTR/L
Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research
Orangeburg, 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

Physical Therapy

Kathy Birnbaum, P.T.
Dobbs Ferry, NY

Maria Borgia Huben, P.T.
Private Contractor
New York

William Campbell, PT DPT
Visiting Nurse Service of
New York

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

William Klotz, PT, M.S.
Westchester Medical Center
Pleasantville, NY

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

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

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

Daniel Seidler, P.T., MS
Westchester Square PT
Bronx, NY

Jacqueline Velez, P.T.
Helen Hayes Hospital
West Haverstraw, 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

Drew Coburn ‘11
Chief Impact Officer
United Way of Westchester & Putnam

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

Joseph Whalen
Former Executive Director
Green Chimneys

Stan Wiktor
Central Systems International