​Office of Student Affairs

The Office of Student Affairs helps students make the most of their experience at the College of Dental Medicine. Our staff works with and supports students throughout their years here, helping with all issues relating to student predoctoral admissions, financial aid emergencies, academic progress and support, personal advisement, career planning, and postdoctoral placement.

Office of Student Affairs
P&S Building, Room 3-452
630 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
(212) 305-3890


Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM

Our Staff

Laureen Zubiaurre Bitzer, DMD, MS
Associate Dean
Admissions and Student Affairs
laz1@columbia.edu
(212) 305-3890

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

Diana Lugo
Admissions Coordinator
dl2430@columbia.edu
(212) 305-3478

Jajaira Patrocinio
Associate Director for Student Activities
jp172@columbia.edu
(212) 305-3890

Rosemary Guzman
Student Affairs Coordinator
rg3028@cumc.columbia.edu
(212) 305-3890

Yolanda De Leon
Postdoctoral Program Manager
yl2359@columbia.edu
(212) 305-4986

Alicia Garcia
Postdoctoral Program Coordinator
ag3460@columbia.edu
(212) 305-5259

Beverly Cummings
Administrative Aide
bic1@columbia.edu
(212) 342-3714