CUIMC Faculty Forum


On July 20, Interim EVP and Dean Anil Rustgi, Interim Provost Ira Katznelson, and several members of the President’s Advisory Task Force on COVID-19 held a virtual Faculty Forum: Renewing the CUIMC Campus: Facilities and Public Health. The panel featured:

  • Anil Rustgi, Interim EVP and Dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences and Medicine
  • Ira Katznelson, Interim Provost, Ruggles Professor of Political Science and History  
  • Donna Lynne, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Columbia University Irving Medical Center and Chief Executive Officer of ColumbiaDoctors; University COVID Director
  • Wafaa El-Sadr, University Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine; Director, ICAP at Columbia University
  • Steve Shea, Senior Vice Dean, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons; Hamilton Southworth Professor of Medicine and Professor of Epidemiology (in Biomedical Informatics), Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Amador Centeno, Senior Vice President, Facilities Management, Operations and Planning and Vice Dean for Student Services, CUIMC
  • Ann D. Thornton, Vice Provost and University Librarian   
  • Melanie Bernitz, Associate Vice President and Medical Director for Columbia Health and Associate Professor of Medicine in the Center for Family and Community Medicine