Team

Rosa Perez-Maldonado, MA, EdM
Director, Office of Educational Programs

rep82@cumc.columbia.edu
(212) 305-1166


THINGS ABOUT ME:

My favorite place in New York:
“Taking a walk over the Williamsburg Bridge to Greenpoint, Brooklyn and having a delicious lunch at my favorite polish restaurant, Krolewskie Jadlo."
My favorite Mailman experience:

“Working closely with Core faculty leads, and listening to their great ideas on how to strengthen the Core Curriculum at the Core retreat."
 
My OEP Duties: 
  • Implement the Core curriculum and other educational programs

  • Oversee the administrative functions of the certificate curriculum

  • Manage and sustain new programs and certificates 

  • Troubleshoot and enhance adminstrative processes

  • Establish and maintain relationships with faculty, departments, and other Mailman offices

  • Support with Mailman's accreditation process



Paul McCullough
Coordinator of Educational Programs

pm2692@cumc.columbia.edu
(212) 305-9504


THINGS ABOUT ME:

My favorite place in New York:
“I enjoy visiting Lincoln Center. I've had wonderful experiences there and the architechture is always a pleasure to look at. Another spot that I frequent is Gotham West Market in Hell's Kitchen. It's an amazing venue that houses several restaurants."
My favorite Mailman experience:
“Assisting with commencement. Every year the Mailman community comes together to send off our graduating class, and it serves as a reminder as to why we work so hard."

My OEP Duties: 

  • Oversee course scheduling

  • Request and reserve classroom space

  • Maintain Course Directory

  • Oversee EchoRecordings


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lauren Westley, MPH
Program Coordinator, Core Lead

law2171@cumc.columbia.edu
(212) 342-5294


THINGS ABOUT ME:

My favorite place in New York:
“I love people and dog watching in Central Park. It is such a great place to relax and forget the bustle of the city.” 
My favorite Mailman experience:
“Listening to Public Health experts speak at Grand Rounds”

My OEP Duties: 

  • Supervise Core lead Teaching Assistants

  • Facilitate Teaching Assistant recruitment and training process

  • Coordinate Core teaching assistant selection and training

  • Manage Core assessment logistics and distribution

  • Provide Core faculty with logistical classroom support

  • Facilitate Certified Public Health exam voucher distribution


 
Troy Hoffman, MPA
Program Coordinator, Certificate Lead

th2654@cumc.columbia.edu
(212) 304-5233


Things About Me:

My favorite place in New York:
“The sight of Times Square during the early evenings."
My favorite Mailman experience:
“Sitting in on panel discussions, which addresses Global issues that the Mailman community hopes to participate in. Also, I really enjoyed participating in data collection projects, formulating a statistical story, which eventually lead to an action plan for improvements."

MY OEP DUTIES: 

  • Manage and update Certificate data

  • Maintain the MPH Requirements Database

  • Coordinate Certificate Open Enrollment Period

  • Provide administrative support to the Certificate Leads and Department Liaisons

  • Oversee Examsoft & Examplify access and troubleshooting

  • Support Teaching Assistant recruitment and training process

  • Manage office content listed via the Mailman website

  • Support EchoRecording management


 
Marjorie Perez-Richardson
Program Coordinator, ISP & Leadership Lead

mp3686@cumc.columbia.edu
212-342-0563


THINGS ABOUT ME:

My favorite place in New York:
“A place I hold dear is Tompkins Square Park in Alphabet City. Growing up, it was our go-to park that served as a gathering place for people from all walks of life, and is still a reminder of the incredible diversity that makes this city great."
My favorite Mailman experience:
“One of my favorite experiences is the TA Institute. It’s wonderful to see students – who themselves are still taking part in this rigorous academic program – enthusiastically make the commitment to support incoming students and faculty as Teaching Assistants."

MY OEP DUTIES: 

  • Administrative lead for Integration of Science and Practice (ISP) and Leadership Development
  • Facilitate Teaching Assistants hiring and onboarding process

  • Administrative liaison for the school's Curriculum Committee

  • Oversee program budgets


 
Leah Hooper, MST
Senior Director of Educational Initiatives

lch2124@cumc.columbia.edu

Location:
Allen Rosenfield Builiding, 1107C
722 W. 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

Things About Me:

My favorite place in New York:
“Fort Tryon Park. In the bustling environment of New York City, such a quiet and natural setting is a rare thing indeed! I love taking in the views of the city and enjoying a summery lunch at the New Leaf Cafe."
My favorite Mailman experience:
“Developing new approaches to teaching, from the Integration of Science and Practice's case-based teaching methods to our upcoming online degree programs."
 

My OEP Duties: 

  • Provide guidance on evidence-based curricular design, instructional practice, assessment, and evaluation.

  • Develop and lead faclty workshops

  • Consult with school leadership on best practices in teaching and learning

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