Mr. Jack Wiggin, formerly Senior Director for Clinical Operations, has been promoted to Assistant Dean for Clinical Systems& Patient Care. In this newly created position, he is responsible for providing direction and leadership in the management of clinical operations; insuring compliance with all protocols and standards; identifying areas of deficiency; and implementing changes in, and/or, new processes that improve the efficiency of delivery systems, quality of patient care and patient satisfaction.
Ms. Lauren Siegel, formerly a Development Associate, has been promoted to Associate Director of Campaign Operations. Ms. Siegel is responsible for managing and acknowledging all gifts and pledges contributed to the College’s numerous fundraising campaigns, and for administering stewardship programs for individual, corporate and foundation donors.
Mr. Arnold Schindel has been promoted to Manager of the Restorative Support Unit (formerly known as the Central Dental Laboratory) in recognition of his role in developing more efficient procedures for fabricating restorations.
Ms. Lauren E. Meyers, formerly a Program Administrator, has been promoted to Assistant Director in the Office of the Associate Dean for International Programs and Development. Ms. Meyers develops new programs in collaboration with the Office of International Programs, the FacultyStaff Development Center, the Continuing Dental Education Program and the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs. She also oversees international dental outreach.
Mr. Chirag Sadana, formerly a Multimedia Technology Specialist, has been promoted to Informatics Manager. Mr. Sadana is responsible for managing the Office of Dental Informatics and for helping students and faculty better utilize technology.
Ms. Cheryl VillaAbrille, formerly a Human Resources Generalist, has been promoted to Assistant Director of Faculty Services. Ms. VillaAbrille’s new responsibilities include managing compensation budgets and facilitating faculty recruitment, appointments, promotion and tenure.
Ms. Dolores Spinelli, formerly Director of International Programs, has been promoted to Senior Director of International Programs, in recognition of her success in managing the programs, increasing enrollments, and promoting NYUCD’s involvement with the international dental community.
Ms. Margaret Thompsen, formerly Associate Director of Faculty Services, has been promoted to Director of Faculty Services in recognition of her central role in overseeing all administrative aspects of appointments, promotions and tenure, compensation budgets, benefits and visas.
Ms. Annette CutugnoDeMarco, formerly a Facilities Manager, has been promoted to Assistant Director of Operations. Ms. CutugnoDeMarco oversees a variety of essential services, including telecommunications, nonacademic room scheduling, parking facilities, mail services, locker distribution and laundry services.