Alumni Mission, Momentum & Team

NYU School of Medicine Alumni Alumni Mission, Momentum & Team
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NYU School of Medicine Alumni Alumni Mission, Momentum & Team

For nearly two centuries, NYU School of Medicine alumni have improved medicine and had a significant impact on our global community. As alumni, you are leaders in your fields and champions of compassionate care, groundbreaking research, and transformative education. We are proud to serve you and to create meaningful opportunity in the service of NYU School of Medicine, NYU Langone, and our community at large.

Our Mission

To engage and activate our gifted, dynamic alumni body as volunteers, advocates, and supporters—for the ultimate good of the NYU School of Medicine and entire institution, our current and future students and trainees, and medicine as a whole. Through our efforts with alumni, we will foster pride and build community, creating meaningful opportunities to make a difference.

Our Team


Grace Y. Ko
Senior Vice President, Development and Alumni Affairs

Anthony J. Grieco, MD ’63, Res. ’68, BS (ARTS ’60)
Associate Dean, Alumni Affairs
Faculty Alumni Council Member

Nancy H. Coles, MD ’85
2016–17 Alumni Association President

Nicole M. Hindman, MD ’01, Res. ’06
Associate Professor, Department of Radiology
Faculty Alumni Council Member

Dimitris G. Placantonakis, MD ’03, PhD (GSAS ’02)
Director, Neurosurgical Laboratory for Stem Cell Research
Faculty Alumni Council Member

Rafael Rivera, Jr., MD, Res. ’00, Fellow ’01, MBA (STERN ’15)
Associate Dean, Admissions and Financial Aid
Faculty Alumni Council Member

Linda R. Tewksbury, MD ’90, Res. ’93
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Faculty Alumni Council Member

Marc M. Triola, MD ’98, Res. ’02
Associate Dean, Educational Informatics
Director, Institute for Innovations in Medical Education
Faculty Alumni Council Member


Marilyn Van Houten
Senior Director of Development, Planned Giving

Diana J. Robertson
Director of Development, Education and Alumni

Meryl Schwartz
Director, Alumni Affairs

William Gehling
Assistant Manager, Alumni Affairs

Amy Bariale
Associate Director, Donor Cultivation 

Adair Landy
Assistant Director, Special Events

Ida Myers
Project Associate, Alumni Affairs

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The generosity of our alumni helps us continue to excel in medical research, education, and care.

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