Disability Services Liaisons are designated faculty or staff from each school, academic program or campus service who work with Disability Services to coordinate accommodations for students with disabilities. The primary contacts are listed below.

Morningside Graduate Liaisons


Danielle Smoller
Phone: (212) 854-3414
E-mail: ds89@columbia.edu


Laila Maher
Phone: (212) 854-2228
Email: lmaher@columbia.edu

Business MBA Program

Scott Van Pelt
Phone: (212) 854-6089
E-mail: sjv2110@gsb.columbia.edu

Business Ph.D. Program

Elizabeth Chang
Phone: (212) 854-2836
E-mail: ee31@columbia.edu

Business Executive MBA Program

Dan Curley
Phone: (212) 854-1296
E-mail: dc2605@columbia.edu

SEAS Graduate Programs

Fred Sanchez
Phone: (212) 854-8930
E-mail: fs2553@columbia.edu

Continuing Education

School of Professional Studies
Emily Marquez


Kei Phillip
Phone: (212)-854-7892
E-mail: k.phillip@columbia.edu


Linda Jones
Phone: (212) 854-8691
E-mail: lj2007@columbia.edu


Melanie Huff
Phone: (212) 854-3861
E-mail: mgh2@columbia.edu


Christy Pastore
Phone: (212) 854-8391
E-mail: cpastore@law.columbia.edu

Social Work

Karma Lowe
Phone: 212-851-2364

Medical Center Liaisons

Physicians & Surgeons

Lisa Mellman, MD, Sr. Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Phone: (212) 305-3806
E-mail: lam3@columbia.edu

P&S – Occupational Therapy

Pamela Miller, MA, OTR, Coordinator of Clinical Education
Phone: (212) 305-1651
E-mail: phm1@columbia.edu

P&S – Physical Therapy

Wing Fu PT, PhD, MA, Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine
Phone: (212) 305-9385
E-mail: wf2214@cumc.columbia.edu

School of Nursing

Tania Quispe, MSEd, Sr. Director of Student Services
Phone: (212) 305-5439
E-mail: tpq2101@columbia.edu


Fred Loweff, Assistant Dean, Graduate Affairs
Phone: (212) 305-8058
E-mail: fl12@columbia.edu

Mailman School of Public Health

Lillian Morales, Associate Director, Office of Student Affairs
Phone: 212-342-3128
E-mail: lm31@cumc.columbia.edu

P&S - Human Nutrition

Sharon Akabas, PhD, Associate Director
Phone: (212) 305-4808, (914) 629-1631
E-mail: sa109@columbia.edu

Dental Medicine

Sandra Garcia, MA, Assistant Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs
Phone: (212) 342-1697
E-mail: sb64@columbia.edu

Campus Services

Columbia Athletics

Jacqueline P. Blackett
Phone: (212) 854-2544
E-mail: jpb3@columbia.edu

CUMC Housing

Tanya Kent-James
Phone: (212) 304-7001
E-mail: tk2375@columbia.edu

High School Programs

Jeff Norquist (2013-2014)
Phone: (347) 852-1818
E-mail: jn2056@columbia.edu
Matthew Naparstek (Summer 2013)
Phone: (347) 439-1948
E-mail: mdn2113@columbia.edu


Mayra Melendez
Phone: (212) 854-3536
E-mail: mm57@columbia.edu

Undergraduate Housing

Lara Simone
Phone: (212) 854-2946
E-mail: lhs2122@columbia.edu

University Apartment Housing

Monica Kuth
Phone: (212) 854-3424
E-mail: mlk5@columbia.edu


Last updated February 28, 2017