The Office of Student Affairs is committed to your success. We support your success by promoting an environment of inclusion and respect, providing administrative services that guide your progress from matriculation through graduation (and beyond), assisting in your career and professional development, and coordinating programs that promote good health and wellness in all its forms. Medical school is a transformative process, and the entire student affairs team is dedicated to assist you at every step along the way.
We hope you will take the time to explore the many programs and services we have put in place to guide and support you through this amazing experience. If you ever have questions, if you need help, or if your not certain where to turn, we are available to assist you 24/7/365.
OSA Leadership Team and Units
Yolangel Hernandez Suarez, M.D., MBA
Interim Executive Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Andres L. Rodriguez
Assistant Dean for Student Services
Irene C. Delano, MBA
Director of Administrative Services
FIU Collaborative Programs
Barbra Roller, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs
Admissions and Recruitment
Cristina Arabatzis, MBA
Director of Admissions and Recruitment
Grades and Records
Marissa Miles, MA
Director of Financial Assistance
Medical Student Counseling Wellness Center
Nathaly Desmarais, PsyD, MSCP, BCB
Director of Counseling and Wellness
Student Support Services
Heidi von Harscher, Ph.D., FICPP
Director of Medical Student Support Services
Scarlett Aldana-Bosch, MBA
Director of Student Programs
Panther Learning Communities
Jessica Lewis, Ph.D.
Associate Director of Academic Support Services
Alumni Relations Manager
Office of Student Affairs
11200 SW 8th Street, AHC2 390W2
Miami, FL 33199
Office Hours: 8:30am to 5pm Monday through Friday except on university holidays.
After Hours and Weekend On-Call: 305-348-0696 (for current medical students only)