Graduate School Contacts

Rutgers-New Brunswick

  • School of Graduate Studies
    Barbara Bender, Senior Associate Dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Director of the Teaching Assistant Project
    Phone: 848-932-7747



Each school has designated a contact person to assist graduate students who may have issues/difficulties with a faculty or staff member. These individuals are listed below:

  • Faculty of Arts and Sciences - Camden
    Michelle Meloy
    Associate Dean of Research and the Graduate School-Camden
  • School of Business-Camden
    Maureen Morrin
     Associate Dean for Graduate Programs

  • School of Nursing-Camden
    Katherine Prihoda
    Divisional Chair, Center of Academic Excellence - Division of Advanced Nursing Practice

These individuals will be supported by Tom DiValerio,, Dean of Students, whose office serves as a resource for conflict resolution for undergraduate and graduate students alike.

Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)

  • Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
    Herminio Perez, DMD MBA
    Director of Student Affairs, Diversity & Inclusion
    110 Bergen Street, Room B-828
    Newark, NJ 07101
    Phone: (973) 972-7816   Fax: (973) 972-0309
  • School of Nursing
    Mehtap S. Ferrazzano, MSW
    Assistant Dean for Student Engagement and Planning
    School of Nursing

    Ackerson Hall, Room 102B (Main Office)
    180 University Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102
    Phone: (973) 353-3698

  •  Rutgers School of Public Health
    Michael Vega, MSW
    Director of Student Support Services
    Rutgers School of Public Health

    Phone: (732) 235-4535


  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
    James M. Hill, Ph.D.
    Associate Dean for Student Affairs
    Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
    185 South Orange Avenue
    Room MSB B-648
    Newark, New Jersey  07103
    Phone: (973)972-4783