Rose F. Kennedy Children's Evaluation & Rehabilitation Center

Faculty and Staff

Executive Administration

Theodore A. Kastner  M.D. 
Director, CERC
Co-Director, Rose F. Kennedy Center
Director, RFK UCEDD, LEND 
Chief, Division of Developmental Medicine, Dept. of Pediatrics, Einstein and Children's Hospital at Montefiore 

Karen Bonuck, Ph.D. 
Co-Director, RFK UCEDD 
 
Director, Research RFK CERC

Camille L. Rogers, M.A.
Director of Operations, RFK CERC

 

Anne Murphy, Ph.D 
Clinical Director, RFK CERC

Lurdes Pombo
Administrator, Revenue Cycle RFK CERC

Natalie Adler, Ph.D.
Dissemination Coordinator

 

Maris Rosenberg, M.D.
Training Director, RFK UCEDD/LEND
 

Joanne F. Siegel, LCSW
Associate Director, RFK UCEDD 
Director, Community and Advocacy Affairs UCEDD/CERC 

 

Discipline and Program Directors

Farah Alam, D.M.D.
Director, Dental Unit

Mayra E. Alvarez, Ph.D.
Director, Allied Health Training, RFK UCEDD/LEND

Blanche Benenson, M.D.
Director, Medical Training

 

Marsha Edell, LCSW
Co-Director, Developmental and Family Services Unit; Supervisor, Social Work

Lilia Evangelista, M.D.
Adult Rehabilitation

 

Tammy Fried, LCSW
Director, Autism Recreation and Socialization Program

Nicole Furnari, LMHC
Director, Children’s Health Home

Anna Goodearl, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Psychoeducational Program

 

Rani Kathirithamby, M.D.
Director, Pediatric Rehabilitation Unit

Kathy Lawson, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Psychoeducational Program

Monica McQuaid, Ph.D.

Co-Director, Adult Literacy Program 

Enna Payano
Supervisor, Medicaid Service Coordination

Chana Pinkerton, Au.D. 
Children’s Hearing Program

Elizabeth Ridgway, Ph.D., OTR
Supervisor, Occupational Therapy

 

Erin Rivelis, Ph.D.
Director, Adolescent Unit

Dovelet T. Shashou, M.D.
Director, Ophthalmology Clinic

 

Lisa Shulman, M.D.
Director, Infant Toddler Team

Ruth E. K. Stein, M.D.
Director, Academic Affairs, RFK CERC

Mitchell Steinschneider, M.D.
Director, Seizure Management Clinic

 

Nancy Tarshis, MA, MS CCC-SLP
Supervisor, Speech and Language Services

Carol Terilli, PT, DPT
Supervisor, Physical Therapy

Harriet Wieder, M.D. 
Director, Quality Assurance

 
 

Emeritus

Herbert J. Cohen, M.D.
Director Emeritus, RFK CERC

Ruth L. Gottesman, Ed.D. 
Director Emeritus, RFK CERC 
Fisher-Landau Center for the Treatment of Learning Disabilities

 
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