administration

Administration

Meet the AUA team

AUA’s supportive administration is dedicated to helping you succeed at AUA and become an exceptional physician. Whether it’s facilitating your applications or guiding you through ways to finance your education, our team is here to cover the details so you can focus on what matters most.

Executive Leadership
AUA President and Co-Founder - Neal Simon Neal Simon, JD 

AUA President and Co-Founder

Mr. Simon received his BS/MA from American University and his JD from New York Law School, where he made the Law Review.

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer - Prabhu Marudheri Prabhu Marudheri

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer

Vice President for Clinical Sciences Administration and Chief Marketing Officer - Corey Greenberg Corey Greenberg 

Senior Vice President for Enrollment Management, Vice President for Clinical Sciences Administration and Chief Marketing Officer

Senior Vice President and General Counsel - Len Sclafani Len Sclafani 

Senior Vice President and General Counsel

 

Executive Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs - Dr. Robert Mallin Robert Mallin, MD

Executive Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs

 

Vice President of Global Medical Education and Executive Dean of Clinical Sciences - Dr. Peter Bell Peter Bell, MD  

Vice President of Global Medical Education and Executive Dean of Clinical Sciences

Vice President for Academic Administration - Craig Hauser Craig Hauser 

Vice President for Academic Administration

 

Professor of Surgery and Provost - Dr. Seymour Schwartz Seymour Schwartz, MD

Professor of Surgery and Provost

Vice President for Administrative Services & Community Affairs Director – Emergency Medicine Training Centre & Clinical Simulations AHA ITC Programs Director - Vernon Solomon Vernon Solomon

Vice President for Administrative Services & Community Affairs
Director – Emergency Medicine Training Centre & Clinical Simulations
AHA ITC Programs Director

Senior Vice President - Vikram Kaul Vikram Kaul 

Senior Vice President

Admissions

Admissions Leadership

Associate Dean for Admissions, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, and Professor - Dr. James Rice James Rice

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Dean of Admissions

Vice President for Clinical Sciences Administration and Chief Marketing Officer - Corey Greenberg Corey Greenberg

Vice President for Enrollment Management

Director of Applicant Services & Institutional Analytics - Mamta Purbey Mamta Purbey

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Executive Director of Enrollment Managment

Regional Director of Admissions - Danielle Hermon Danielle Hermon

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Director of Admissions

She is a Regional Director of Admissions at American University of Antigua – College of Medicine.  Danielle joined AUA in 2009. She worked in higher education enrollment for eight years earning Master’s degree in Business Administration.  Prior to entering the field of higher education she was a corporate recruiter for health care professions. Her primary responsibilities include overseeing outreach activities along the East Coast and managing the Healthcare MBA opportunities for AUA students at Urbana University.

Regional Director of Admissions - Jennifer Bosco Jennifer E. Bosco

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Regional Director of Admissions

She is the Regional Director of Admissions for American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine, charged with the outreach efforts throughout the western half of the United States and Canada. Currently a doctoral student in the International and Multicultural Education program at University of San Francisco, Jennifer holds a Master of Arts degree in Educational Leadership with a focus in Higher Education Administration from San José State University and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from University of California, Santa Cruz. Jennifer has worked in higher education for over fifteen years with experience in admissions, outreach, judicial affairs, student leadership, and residential life. In addition, Jennifer is a lecturer for topics in social justice and leadership development.

Admissions Advisors

Senior Associate Director of Admissions - Brianna Galmiche Brianna Galmiche

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Senior Associate Director of Admissions 

She joined AUA in 2006 as the Mid-Atlantic representative and more recently assumed the role of Associate Director of admissions for the state of Florida. Prior to making the transition into higher education, she was a case manager in the mental health field. While with AUA, Brianna earned her Master’s degree in School Counseling from the College of New Rochelle. 

Her primary responsibilities include outreach activities in Florida, interviewing students, and guiding students through the admissions process.

Sean Rose

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Senior Associate Director of Admissions

Sean is a Senior Associate Director of Admissions and has been with the American University of Antigua for the last 6 years.  His overall career in higher education spans the last 11 years, primarily in admissions. Prior to entering the field of higher education he was a corporate recruiter in the field of Civil and Environmental Engineering. His primary responsibilities at AUA include outreach and interviews in Southern California where he resides. He earned his MBA in May 2016.

Associate Director of Admissions - Katherine MacDonald Katherine MacDonald

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Associate Director of Admissions

She is an Associate Director of Admissions who comes to us with extensive experience in Higher Education, having served in various and increased levels of responsibility over the past 14 years. She has worked in various positions within higher education ranging from an Admissions Representative to Financial Aid Advisor for AIU and Le Cordon Bleu.  In 2005, Katherine moved to Saint Leo University where she served as the Director of Continuing Education and leveraging her knowledge and skills to grow the continuing education program in Atlanta from one location to four.  Katherine has a bachelor’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology with a minor in Communications from Florida State University, a Master of Arts degree in Organizational Management from The University of Phoenix, a Master of Arts degree in Teaching from Saint Leo University and is currently working on completing her Doctorate in Health Care Administration from Northcentral University.  Katherine is extremely passionate about education and believes there is nothing more rewarding than assisting a student in reaching their goal of obtaining a college degree and watching that student walk across the stage on graduation day.

Associate Director of Admissions - Troy Sherman Troy Sherman

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Associate Director of Admissions

He has been an Associate Director of Admissions at the American University of Antigua – College of Medicine since 2013 and has worked in higher education enrollment management for more than seven years.  Prior to entering the field of higher education, he was Director of Operations for a large, multinational financial services company.  At AUA, he is responsible for college outreach, responding to inquiries from prospective students, and interviewing applicants in the South Central Region, which includes the states of Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas, where he resides.  He has a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri – Columbia.

 Lauren Weiss Lauren Weiss

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Associate Director of Admissions

 

 

Student Coordinators

Mira Hallstrom

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New Student Coordinator

 

Applicant Services

Applicant Services

Assistant Director of Applicant Services - Raymond Garcia Raymond Garcia

Assistant Director of Applicant Services

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  Karen Ash

Assistant Director for Applicant Decision Processes

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 Senior Admissions Coordinator - Tyneesha Barros Tyneesha Barros

Senior Admissions Coordinator (Last Names O-T)

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 Kesari Arjoon Kesari Arjoon

Admissions Coordinator (Last Names A-G)

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Tiffani Robinson

Admissions Coordinator (Last Names H-N)

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Admissions Coordinator - Mikaelle Laroche Mikaelle Laroche

Admissions Coordinator (Last Names U-Z)

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Tamara Rooi

Admissions Coordinator (Antigua and Barbuda)

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Bursar

Leadership

Michael Burtch, University Bursar.
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Bursar Representatives

Indra Walker, Accountant-Bursar-Antigua Campus.
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Carla Potter, Assistant Bursar.
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Gerald Bastien, Associate Bursar.
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Nirma Harkhani, Associate Bursar.
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Clinical Department

Leadership

Peter Bell, MD, Vice President of Global Medical Education and Executive Dean of Clinical Sciences.
Corey Greenberg, Vice President of Clinical Sciences Administration.
Melissa Morell, Executive Director for Clinical Sciences Administration.
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Clinical Coordinators

Maria Cepeda, Clinical Coordinator for students with last names A-F.
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Clinical Coordinators for students with last names G – L.
G/H – Maria Cepeda, I/J/L – Jason Rivera, K – Teneshea LeGrand
Jason Rivera, Clinical Coordinator for students with last names M-O, Q-R, and last names beginning with PAT.
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Teneshea LeGrand, Clinical Coordinator for students with last names S-Z and all other students whose last names begin with P.
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Clinical Document Specialists

Katrina Washington, Document Specialist for Clinical Students with last names A-F.
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Ronald De leon, Clinical Document Specialist for Clinical Students with last names G-L.
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Sean Tierney, Clinical Document Specialist for students with last names M-O, Q-R, and last names beginning with PAT.
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Jelani Bustamonte, Document Specialist for Clinical Students with last names S-Z and all other students whose last names begin with P.
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Registrar

Leadership

Kristal Calloway, University Registrar. 
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Registrar Representatives

Sandra Sclafani, Senior Associate Registrar
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Desiree Barnes, Associate Registrar
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Andrew Truong, Senior Assistant Registrar, Systems
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Amina Owens, Assistant Registrar for students with last names A-G
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Darwin Gonzalez, Assistant Registrar for students with last name H-O
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Andrea Stevens, Assistant Registrar for students with last names P-Z
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James Conlon, Registrar Coordinator
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Student Financial Services

Student Financial Representatives

Lynnise Pimentel,  Senior Associate Director, Student Financial Services.
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Stanley Jean-Louis, Senior Financial Aid Counselor.
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Marisol Tejeda, Financial Aid Counselor.
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Semone Ocatave, Financial Aid Counselor.
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Derek Warner, Financial Aid Loan Coordinator.
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Cindy David, Financial Aid Counselor.
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Johanna Gomez, Financial Aid Counselor.
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Erika Vargas, Financial Aid Counselor.
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Graduate Affairs

The department of Graduate Affairs provides extensive information to guide 3rd and 4th year AUA students through the residency Match process each year. The department helps students understand and prepare for the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS), and other matching services as well as ERAS® – the Electronic Residency Application Service.

Graduate Affairs’ Blackboard page contains a wealth of information including the Residency Preparation Manual and several breakout guides that will help Match applicants with particular aspects of the Match process, such as writing personal statements for residency and advice for going on interviews.

The department also provides guidance and assistance with state licensing for residency, and with licensure for post-residency applicants.

Additionally, post-residency graduates can contact the department of Graduate Affairs for information regarding fellowship applications.

Samantha Thacker
Executive Director, Graduate Affairs
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Jessica Romero
Associate Director, Graduate Affairs
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Rebecca Zhu
Graduate Affairs Coordinator
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Ophelia Akanjo
Graduate Affairs Coordinator
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