Meet the Staff
Cindy Kreisberg, PA-C, Director of the Student Health Center
Cindy Kreisberg became the director of the Student Health Center in the fall of 1997. She is a physician's assistant with thirty years of experience in internal medicine and pediatrics. She earned her B.S. in biology and psychology from Syracuse University and her degree as a physician's assistant from Pennsylvania State University, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.
Mark Polisar, M.D., Clinical Director
Dr. Mark Polisar joined the Student Health Center staff as clinical director in the fall of 2001. He is a board-certified Family Practitioner with degrees from Yale University and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Polisar is currently an attending physician at Montefiore Medical Group-Williamsbridge Family Health Center and has a faculty appointment in the Family Medicine Department of Montefiore Medical Center.
Rosemary Weingarten, R.N., F.N.P., Women's Health Provider
Rosemary joined the Student Health Center as the Women's Health Provider in the spring of 2005. She has more than twenty-five years of nursing experience in maternity, labor, and delivery, and is an adjunct clinical professor at Pace University and NYU. She is also on staff at Planned Parenthood in men’s and women’s health and family planning. Rosemary earned her B.S.N., M.S., and F.N.P. from Pace University.
Mary-Ellen Dorfman MPh, RD, CDN, Registered Dietitian
Mary-Ellen Dorfman is an adjunct instructor in the Department of Health Sciences and a member of the Dietetic Internship Selection Committee. Professor Dorfman has worked at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center as the dietitian in charge of hemodialysis and renal and liver transplant. In this capacity, she also educated dietetic interns. She has also lectured to Columbia University graduate students and hemodialysis nurses on renal nutrition. Previous teaching experience includes Medical Nutrition Therapy and Food Science taught at Marymount/Fordham University.
Last modified: Aug 8, 2013