Advisory Board

The Master of Public Administration’s Health Care Specialization, the Department of Public Administration’s Certificate Programs, and the Center for Health Care Policy, Education and Research are supported by an advisory panel of health care executives, which meets twice a year to review program activities.

Current Members


  • Jon Schandler, President & CEO, White Plains Hospital Center


  • Neil Abitabilo, President, Northern Metropolitan Hospital Association
  • Cheryl Archbald, MD, Acting Commissioner, Westchester County Department of Health
  • Gary Brudnicki, Senior Executive Vice President, Westchester Medical Center
  • Robert B. Conaty, Executive VP/Operations, Montefiore Medical Center
  • James Davis, President & CEO, Amsterdam Nursing Home Corporation
  • Brian Foy, Executive Director, Westchester county Medical Society
  • David H. Freed, President & CEO, Nyack Hospital
  • Regina M. Kelly, Chief Planning Officer, Blythedale Children's Hospital
  • Douglas O. Landy, Executive VP/COO, Sound Shore Medical Center
  • John Mastronardi, Assistant Administrator, Aging in America
  • Joseph S. Orlando, President/CEO, Bergen Regional Medical Center
  • Lee H. Perlman, Executive Vice President, Administration and Chief Financial Officer, Greater NY Hospital Association
  • William T. Smith, Ph.D., President/CEO, Aging in America
  • Bernard M. Weinstein, Past Director, Center for Health Care Policy, Education and Research, Pace University 

Director of Human Resources:

  • Michael Pagliaro, White Plains Hospital Center