Leadership and Administration

Katrina Armstrong, MD
Executive Vice President for Health and Biomedical Sciences
Dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences and the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
Chief Executive Officer of Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Harold and Margaret Hatch Professor of the University


Administrative Coordinator to Dr. Armstrong
Emily Patch

Lorraine Frazier, PhD
Senior Vice President, CUIMC, and Dean, School of Nursing


Linda P. Fried, MD, MPH
Senior Vice President, CUIMC, and Dean, Mailman School of Public Health


Christian S. Stohler, DMD, DrMedDent
Senior Vice President, CUIMC, and Dean, College of Dental Medicine


James M. McKiernan, MD
Senior Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs and CEO of ColumbiaDoctors

William P. McKoy
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Lynne Roth
Senior Vice President for Development

Anne Taylor, MD
Senior Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Career Development

Patrick Burke III
Vice President, Facilities Management, Operations and Planning

Francine Caracappa
Vice President, Finance, and Controller

Ross Frommer
Vice President, Government and Community Affairs

Diana I. Mejia
Vice President, Student and Campus Services

Laura Gaffney
Chief Strategy Officer

Neil McClure
Chief Human Resources Officer

Jim Bossio
Interim Chief Information Officer

Scott Schell
Chief Communications Officer

Nemat “Minouche” Shafik
President of the University

Dennis A. Mitchell
Interim Provost of the University

Board of Advisors


  • P. Roy Vagelos, MD

Vice Chairs

  • Philip L. Milstein
  • Shoshana Shendelman, PhD
  • Richard E. Witten
  • George D. Yancopoulos, MD, PhD


  • Cira Angeles
  • Armen A. Avanessians
  • Lisa M. Baker
  • Keith T. Banks
  • Michael Barry
  • Stanley M. Bergman
  • Gary B. Bettman
  • E. Garrett Bewkes, III
  • Eugene Braunwald, MD, Emeritus Member
  • Dana Buchman
  • Michael Carr
  • John A. Catsimatidis
  • Anna Chapman, MD
  • Neil L. Cohen
  • Jesse Cohn
  • Erica Dewan
  • Harris Diamond
  • Misook Doolittle
  • F. Jonathan Dracos
  • Loren Eng
  • Carolyn N. Everson   
  • Marjorie Harrison Fleming
  • Carl Frischling
  • Lawrence E. Golub    
  • Marc D. Grodman, MD         
  • Ara K. Hovnanian
  • Ann F. Kaplan
  • Samuel L. Katz
  • Ilan Kaufthal
  • Karen A. Kennedy, MD
  • Jonathan S. Leff
  • A. Michael Lipper
  • Victor M. Lopez-Balboa
  • Carol Ludwig, MD
  • Paul J. Maddon, MD, PhD
  • Phyllis Mailman
  • Edward D. Miller, Jr., MD
  • Philip L. Milstein  
  • Terry C. Moore     
  • Joseph M. Murphy     
  • Lawrence Neubauer
  • Jonathan Rosand, MD
  • John W. Rowe, MD
  • Peter J. Sacripanti
  • Thomas P. Sculco, MD
  • Shoshana Shendelman, PhD
  • Frank V. Sica
  • Richard Silverman
  • Dinakar Singh
  • Andrew Solomon, PhD          
  • Sarah Billinghurst Solomon
  • Esta Stecher
  • Leonard Tow, PhD
  • Savio Tung
  • Andy Unanue
  • P. Roy Vagelos, MD
  • Joseph A. Walker
  • Deborah Weinberg     
  • Richard E. Witten
  • Roger Wu, MD
  • George D. Yancopoulos, MD, PhD