Office of the Vice Dean

 

Maria L. Soto-Greene, MD
Vice Dean, New Jersey Medical School
Professor of Medicine
Director, The Hispanic Center of Excellence
Medical Science Building, C-673
Phone: (973) 972-9151
E-mail: sotogrml@njms.rutgers.edu

 

The Office of the Vice Dean provides oversight for the following areas:

Office of Education
This office works with faculty, staff and students to assist in the training of future physicians. It is also committed to service, diversity and the delivery of culturally competent and compassionate care.

Contact

Dr. Sangeeta Lamba, MD, MBBS
Associate Dean for Education
185 South Orange Avenue, MSB C642
Email: lambasa@njms.rutgers.edu
Phone: (973) 972-4823
Website: http://njms.rutgers.edu/education/office_education/index.cfm

Office of Student Affairs
The main functions of the New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) Office of Student Affairs include:

  • Overseeing the academic progress of students
  • Providing counseling and advise as needed
  • Making referrals to appropriate support services
  • Preparing Medical Student Performance Evaluations (dean's letters) for residencies and other letters of recommendation
  • Planning student activities and events
  • Offering moral support and encouragement to the entire student body

Contact
James Hill, Ph.D., Associate Dean
Medical Science Building, Room B-648b
Phone: (973) 972-4783
E-mail: hilljm@njms.rutgers.edu
Website: http://njms.rutgers.edu/education/student_affairs/index.cfm

 

Office of the Registrar:

The Office of the Registrar shall create and maintain the integrity, accuracy, and privacy of the official academic record for all students enrolled at New Jersey Medical School. In addition, the following services are provided by the Registrar's Office:

  • Coordination of course enrollment and student registration
  • Maintenance of students' permanent academic records
  • Administration and enforcement of academic policies
  • Compliance with all federal, state, and University regulations and policies
  • Management of the student information system.

Contact
Julie Ferguson, MPA
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs/Director of the Registrar's Office
Medical Science Building, Room B-640

Phone: (973) 972-4640

E-mail: fergusje@njms.rutgers.edu

Web site: http://njms.rutgers.edu/education/registrar/index.cfm

 

Office of Admissions:
An integral part of NJMS's mission and goals is the recruitment, admission and retention of a highly qualified diverse student body that will have the knowledge, skills and professional values to meet and exceed rapidly changing healthcare needs. The members of the Admissions Committee have diverse interests and views and believe that many roles are possible in medicine. As such they make every effort to achieve various types of heterogeneity in the entering class.

Contact
George F. Heinrich, MD
Associate Dean for Admissions & Special Programs

Mercedes Rivero
Director of Admissions
Medical Science Building, Room C-653
Phone: (973) 972-4631
E-mail: njmsadmiss@njms.rutgers.edu
Web site: http://njms.rutgers.edu/education/admissions/index.cfm

Office for Diversity and Community Engagement
The Office for Diversity and Community Engagement develops individuals underrepresented in medicine and other health professions, as well as to champion cultural competency and humanism in all aspects of medical education. This is accomplished through a myriad of programs have been implemented in collaboration with partners at the pre-college, undergraduate, professional school and community levels.

Contact
Dolores Anthony

Program Director, Office for Diversity and Community Engagement

Medical Science Building, Room B-624
Phone: (973) 972-3762
Email: anthondd@njms.rutgers.edu
Web site: http://njms.rutgers.edu/education/special_programs/index.cfm

Victor Marques
Program Support Specialist, Office for Diversity and Community Engagement
Medical Science Building, Room B-624
Phone: (973) 972-3762
Email: marquevm@njms.rutgers.edu
Web site: http://njms.rutgers.edu/education/special_programs/index.cfm

Office of Faculty Affairs

The Office of Faculty Affairs implements the processes for faculty appointments and oversees retention, promotion, compensation and other vital faculty issues. The Faculty Information System (FIS) is maintained by this office in cooperation with Office of Academic Affairs.

Contact

Harriette Waltner

Project Director, Office of the Dean

Medical Science Building, Room C-671

Phone: (973) 972-9151
Email: waltner@njms.rutgers.edu

Web site: http://njms.rutgers.edu/education/faculty_affairs/index.cfm