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LIU Pharmacy
75 Dekalb Avenue, L130
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Phone: 718-488-1234

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Office of the Dean
John M. Pezzuto, Ph.D., D.Sc. Dean L108 718-488-1004
Sandy Lakhicharran Executive Administrator
Erica Valentin Secretary L108 718-488-1004

Office of the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
Robert DiGregorio, Pharm.D.
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
L130A 718-488-1236
Nikki Alimonda
Secretary LB20A 718-488-1236

Office of Academic and Student Affairs (Pharm.D. Program)
Jaclyn Novatt, Ph.D. Assistant Dean for Academic and Student Affairs L130E 718-488-1234
Phyllis Stone, Ed.D.
Director of Pharmacy Academic Services L130D 718-488-1235
Jacqueline McEwan, B.S., M.S. (Spring 2021) Coordinator of Pharmacy Academic Advising L130B 718-780-6112
Andrea-Gayle Baltazar, M.S. Ed.
Pharmacy Academic Advisor
L130C 718-488-1693
Crystal Johnson

Office of Admissions and Professional Activities (Pharm.D. Program)
Brian Yeung, Pharm.D.
Assistant Dean for Admissions and Professional Affairs
Patrick Campbell, M.A.
Director of Student and Professional Activities
L123 718-488-1241

Pre-Pharmacy Academic Advisor
L130A 718-780-6078
Brandon Pender, B.A. Admissions Coordinator
L130F 718-488-1234
Crystal Johnson
Secretary L130 718-488-1234

Office of Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Programs (M.S. and Ph.D. Programs)
Christopher K. Surratt, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Research & Graduate Studies
Aruna Kissoon, M.S. Graduate Programs Coordinator HS614A 718-780-4560
David Taft, Ph.D.
Program Advisor, Pharmaceutics/Industrial Pharmacy
Kenza Benzeroual, Ph.D.
Program Advisor, Pharmacology/Toxicology
HS613 718-488-1062
John Lonie, Ed.D. Program Advisor, Drug Regulatory Affairs
Mimi Pezzuto, R.Ph. Program Advisor, Cosmetic Science
HS609 718-488-1630
Nikki Alimonda
Secretary LB20A 718-488-1236

Office of Experiential Education

Jane Shtaynberg, Pharm.D.

Director of Experiential Education HS114E 718-488-3469

Experiential Education Field Coordinator HS114B


Tina Verveniotis, R.Ph.

Director of Preceptor Relations and Development HS114B


Edgar Schwartz, B.S. in Pharmacy

Coordinator of Community Pharmacy Clerkships

Howard Mandelbaum

Coordinator of Experiential Education HS114A 718-488-3455
Shana Young, CPh.D.
Coordinator of Experiential Education HS114C 718-488-1232

Continuing Professional Education and External Programs
Joseph J. Bova, M.S. Director L207 718-488-1247
Milena Ioselevich Coordinator of IPE and Continuing Education
L207 718-488-1065

Office of Assessment
Tina Zerilli, Pharm.D.
Director of Assessment
L306B 718-780-4004
Vanessa Vacchiano, M.S. Assistant Director of Assessment L306A 718-780-4048

Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Rutesh Dave, Ph.D. Division Director HS603 718-488-1101
Aruna Kissoon, M.S. Director, Program Support Services HS614A 718-780-4560
Agnes Morrone, M.S. Secretary HS604 718-488-1101

Lachman Institute for Pharmaceutical Analysis
Kenneth Morris, Ph.D. Director L32B 718-246-6452
Qing Cai, Ph.D.
Laboratory Manager
WL313B 718-780-6056
Emilio Crincoli, Ph.D.
Quality Control Laboratory Supervisor/Regulatory Specialist
WL313A 718-246-6453

Division of Pharmacy Practice

Anna Nogid, Pharm.D.

Division Director LB04 718-488-1270
Mary M. Dilligard, B.T. Secretary LB04 718-488-1270

International Drug Information Center
Joseph P. Nathan, Pharm.D. Director
LLC404D 718-488-1251
Sara Grossman, Pharm.D. Drug Information Specialist LLC404B 718-488-3460


Evangelina Berrios-Colon, Pharm.D.

Community and Co-Curricular Affairs LLC405C 718-780-4186

Suzanna Gim, Pharm.D.

International Affairs LB03A


John Lonie, Ed.D.

Interdisciplinary Studies LB12


Janna Roitman, Pharm.D.

Interprofessional Education (IPE) L207A 718-780-6121

Mala Sukhman, B.A.

Development L136 718-488-3368

Faculty Development Specialist and Academic Coach


LIU Pharmacy
John M. Pezzuto, Ph.D., D.Sc.