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Faculty, Mentors and Advisory Board

Full-Time Faculty:

Julie Agris, PhD, JD, LLM, FACHE
Chair and Clinical Associate Professor
Graduate Program in Health Administration
Stony Brook University

Terri Ann Parnell, DNP, MA, RN, FAAN
Clinical Associate Professor 
Graduate Program in Health Administration
Stony Brook University

Jeff Ritter, DBA, MBA
Clinical Associate Professor 
Graduate Program in Health Administration
Stony Brook University

Check out our MHA Program faculty featured in the Association of University Programs in Health Administration Spotlight and the 2018 Open SUNY Online Teaching Ambassadors!

Faculty, mentors, advisory board members and face-to-face residency lecturers of the SBU MHA Program include:

Ernest Baptiste, MS, MPA
Chief Executive Officer - Stony Brook University Hospital

Robert Chaloner, MBA, MPH
Chief Administrative Officer - Stony Brook Southampton Hospital
Clinical Assistant Professor - Stony Brook University

Wendy Darwell, MBA
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer - Suburban Hospital Alliance of NYS, LLC, Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council, Inc.

Darren H.P. Deoraj, MHA
Assistant Director and Administrator - Ambulatory Care - NYC Health + Hospitals, Gotham Health, Gouverneur
Clinical Assistant Professor - Stony Brook University

Carol A. Gomes, MS, FACHE, CPHQ
Chief Operating Officer - Stony Brook University Hospital
Clinical Assistant Professor - Stony Brook University

Marc J. Leff, Esq.
Vice President, Human Resources - St. John's Riverside Hospital
Clinical Assistant Professor - Stony Brook University

 Kevin McGeachy, FACHE
Senior Vice President, Strategic Alliances - Northwell Health

L. Reuven Pasternak, MD
Vice President for Health Systems - Stony Brook University Hospital

Alyeah E. Ramjit, MS, MHA
Administrative Manager - Mobile Integrated Healthcare/Community Paramedicine Program, Northwell Health
Clinical Assistant Professor - Stony Brook University

Fred Sganga, MPH, FACHE
Executive Director - Long Island State Veterans Home
Clinical Assistant Professor - Stony Brook University

Dennis Sheridan, MBA, FACHE
Vice President, Administration - Winthrop University Hospital
Clinical Assistant Professor - Stony Brook University

Maggie Sidarous, MHA, LNHA
Administrator - St. Mary's Healthcare System for Children
Clinical Assistant Professor - Stony Brook University

Susan Somerville, RN, MHA
Vice President - Clinical Transformation Peconic Bay Medical Center

Kevin Unruh, MSEd, RT (R), (MR), (CT)
Vice President, Imaging and Cancer Services - Stony Brook Southampton Hospital
Clinical Assistant Professor - Stony Brook University

Evelio Velis, MD, PhD 
Physician and Statistician
Clinical Assistant Professor - Stony Brook University