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Student Health Center at Lehman College

Meet the Staff



Cindy Kreisberg, PA-C, Director of the Student Health Center

Cindy KreisbergCindy 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

Mark Polisar

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 WeingartenRosemary 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.



Dina D’Alessandro, Registered Dietitian

Dina R. D'Alessandro, MS, RDN

Dina joined the Student Health Center staff in Spring 2019. Dina holds a Master's Degree in Nutrition from Lehman College where she is also an Adjunct Professor, teaching both graduate and undergraduate classes for the Dietetics, Foods, and Nutrition program.

Dina is a dedicated nutrition professional with over 20 years of experience in the culinary, corporate, and healthcare industries. She currently runs a part-time private practice in the East Village where she works with clients looking to prevent or manage chronic conditions such as Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and/or gastrointestinal issues. She is also a prenatal dietitian at a high-risk ob/gyn practice in midtown Manhattan, corporate wellness consultant, and self-taught chef.

Yolanda Rodriguez, Reception

Yolanda RodriguezYolanda Rodriguez joined the Health Center in February 2017.