Incoming President Danielle Laraque-Arena, MD, had a chance to meet informally with Upstate students in the courtyard of Weiskotten Hall today during her visit to campus.
The students, all from New York state, include Meredith Petit, physical therapy ’17; Kousai Alikhan, physician assistant ’17; Donald Moore, medicine, ‘18; Emily Cotey, physical therapy ’17; and Colin Donahoe, physician assistant ’17.
Laraque-Arena’s appointment takes effect Jan. 14. She comes to Syracuse from Brooklyn, where she is chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Maimonides Medical Center and vice president of Maimonides Infants and Children’s Hospital. She also is professor of pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University.