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Senior Leadership

Benjamin G. Neel, MD, PhD, Director

(212) 263-3276

Jeffrey Weber, MD, PhD, Deputy Director

(212) 263-9333

Tim Strawderman, PhD, Executive Director for Administration

(212) 263-3065



Deborah Axelrod, MD, Medical Director of Community Outreach & Education

(212) 263-6342

Thomas Walsh, Director for Business and Finance

(212) 263-9219

Laura Alice, Associate Director for Grants and Research Administration

(212) 263-9464


Administration for Patient Care Locations

Kevin Kirchen, Vice President of Operations, NYU Langone Medical Center

(212) 263-5806

Abraham Chachoua, MD, Associate Director of Cancer Services (Medical Director)

(212) 731-5134

Michael J. Zeller, Senior Administrative Director (Operations, Business & Finance)

(212) 731-5120

James Loos, Administrative Director (Operations, Business & Finance)

(212) 731-5126

Joan Scagliola, RN, Senior Director of Nursing, Ambulatory Oncology

(212) 731-5195


Clinical Trials Office

Erica Love, Administrative Director Clinical Trials Office

(212) 263-4432


Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology

Kasey Kiley, Division Administrator

(212) 263-9015


Office of Communications and Marketing

Jim Mandler, Senior Director for Media Relations, NYU Langone Medical Center

(212) 404-3525

Catherine G. Fontana, Senior Marketing Manager, NYU Langone Medical Center

(212) 404-3587


Office of Development

Linda Smith-Shearer, Director of Development, NYU Langone Medical Center

(212) 404-3652