OPTI Administration

    RowanSOM OPTI of NJ
    Board of Directors

  • Thomas A. Cavalieri, DO, FACOI, FACP, Chair
  • Joanne Kaiser-Smith, DO, FACOI, FACP, Executive Director
  • Michael Rieker, Secretary / Treasurer
  • Terry Brown, MA, RowanSOM
  • Carmen Ciervo, DO, Jefferson Health New Jersey
  • Reginald Blaber, Lourdes Health System
  • TBA, CarePoint Health - Christ Hospital
  • Antonios Tsompanidis, DO, CarePoint Health - Bayonne
  • John DiAngelo, Inspira Health Network
  • Erick Kupersmith, MD, SFHM, Cooper Health System
  • Christopher Zipp, DO, Morristown Medical Center - Atlantic Health System

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine Administration

  • Thomas A. Cavalieri, DO, FACOI, FACP, Dean
  • Michael Rieker, CMPE , Chief Financial Officer
  • Philip Mesisca, MBA, CMPE Chief Operating Officer
  • Joanne Kaiser-Smith, DO, FACOI, FACP, Associate Dean, GME
  • Carl Hock, Ph.D., Senior Associate Dean for Research/GSBS
  • Linda Boyd, DO, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
  • George Scott, DPM, DO, FACOFP, Assistant Dean for Clinical Education
  • Kathryn Lambert, DO, FAOASM, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
  • Vincent DeRizzio, DO, FCAP, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and Medical Director, Rowan Medicine
  • Pamela Basehore, EdD, MPH, Assistant Dean for Assessment
  • Paula Watkins, MAS, Assistant Dean for Admissions
  • Millicent Channell, DO, M.A., FAAO, Assistant Dean for Curriculum
  • Terry Brown, MA, Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education

Jefferson Health New Jersey
Administration

  • Joseph Devine, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • David Condoluci, DO, MACOI, Senior Vice President /Chief Patient Safety & Quality Officer
  • Glenn Zirbser, Senior Vice President / Chief Financial Officer
  • Carmen Ciervo, DO, FACOFP, Ex. Vice President / Chief Physician Executive
  • H. Timothy Dombrowski, DO, Chief Medical Officer
  • Joseph Badolato, DO, Clinical Officer of GME / Medical Director of Hosptialist Clinical Operations

Our Lady of Lourdes Health System
Administration

  • Alexander Hatala, President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Mark Nessel, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
  • Alan Pope, MD, Vice President for Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer
  • E.F. Ashong, MD, Director of Medical Education

Cooper Health System
Administration

  • Adrienne Kirby, PhD, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer 
  • Kevin O'Dowd, ESQ, Sr. Executive VP, Chief Administrative Officer
  • Anthony Mazzarelli, MD, JD, MBE, Sr. Executive VP, Chief Physician Executive, Chief Medical Officer
  • Sharon Szmaciasz, Director, Graduate Medical Education

CarePoint Health Christ Hospital

  • Marie Duffy, DNP, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, NEA - BC, Chief Operating Offier
  • William Holubek, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer
  • Antonios Tsompanidis, DO , Director of Medical Education

Rowan University School of Osteopathic
Medicine Clinical Chairs

  • Francis Levin, DO, FACEP, (Acting) Emergency Medicine
  • Joshua Coren, DO, MBA, FACOFP, Family Medicine
  • Thomas Morley, DO, FACOI, FCCP, FAASM, Medicine
  • Ronald Ayres, DO, (Acting) Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Jacqueline Kaari, DO, FACOP, FAAP, Pediatrics
  • Stephen Scheinthal, DO, dFACN, DFAPA, Psychiatry
  • Louis Balsama, DO, (Acting), Surgery
  • Richard Jermyn, DO, FAAPMR, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
  • Richard Jermyn, DO, FAAPMR, Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Salvatore Caradonna, Ph.D., Molecular Biology
  • Janusz Godyn, MD, FCAP, FASCP, Pathology
  • Barry Waterhouse, PhD, Cell Biology & Neuroscience
  • Anita Chopra, MD, FACP, AGSF, CMD, Geriatrics and Gerontology

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