Vassar on the Front Lines

Voices from a Pandemic

Michael D’Urso ’11 & Dennis D’Urso ’11

Michael D’Urso ’11 is a resident at New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, and also serving a rotation at Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center, in Brooklyn, NY. Dennis D’Urso ’11 is a resident at Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL

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Christine Yu Moutier ’90

Dr. Christine Yu Moutier ’90 is Chief Medical Officer at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. She received her medical degree in psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego, and went on to become a practicing psychiatrist, professor of psychiatry, a dean in the medical school, and Medical Director of the Inpatient Psychiatric Unit at the VA Medical Center in La Jolla, CA. She has provided testimony and briefs on suicide prevention before the U.S. Congress and has even presented at the White House.

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Navin Ariyaprakai ’05

Dr. Navin Ariyaprakai is double boarded in Emergency Medicine and EMS & Disaster Medicine. He has been responding to EMS calls since 2000. Dr. Navin, as he is known, currently works as the Program Director for EMS & Disaster Fellowship at Newark (NJ) Beth Israel.

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Rachel Rivera ’89

Dr. Rachel Rivera is an Infectious Disease Specialist at Prism Health North Texas in Dallas, Texas. She graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 2007.

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Jeb Weisman ’82

Jeb Weisman, PhD, is the Director of Global Health Informatics at the Arnhold Institute for Global Health (AIGH) within the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. He is responsible for leading a team of software engineers, machine learning experts, data scientists, and researchers to build analytics and visualization tools and platforms at the AIGH. The Institute’s premiere analytics platform, ATLAS, supports transformative public health work on local and global scales, as well as providing a resource for researchers and policy-makers.

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Matthew Saks ’03

Matthew Saks is a clinical social worker in Colorado and oversees a residential facility for adults with severe mental illness and substance use. He also has a small private practice.

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Jonathan Weinstein ’96

Jonathan Weinstein is a clinical psychologist with the Veterans Administration. He serves as the suicide prevention coordinator at the VA Hudson Valley Health Care System in Castle Point, NY.

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Natalie Keng ’90

Natalie Keng, Founder and Owner of Chinese Southern Belle, LLC, is a multicultural marketing consultant, writer and entrepreneur in Atlanta.

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Donnele Daley ’06

Dr. Donnele Daley is a surgical oncologist. After Vassar, she graduated from the New York University School of Medicine. She works in New York City and is affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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