Meet the Staff
Cindy Kreisberg, PA-C, Director of the Student Health Center
Cindy Kreisberg became the director of the Student Health Center in the fall of 1997. She is a physician's assistant with thirty years of experience in internal medicine and pediatrics. She earned her B.S. in biology and psychology from Syracuse University and her degree as a physician's assistant from Pennsylvania State University, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.
Mark Polisar, M.D., Clinical Director
Dr. Mark Polisar joined the Student Health Center staff as clinical director in the fall of 2001. He is a board-certified Family Practitioner with degrees from Yale University and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Polisar is currently an attending physician at Montefiore Medical Group-Williamsbridge Family Health Center and has a faculty appointment in the Family Medicine Department of Montefiore Medical Center.
Rosemary Weingarten, R.N., F.N.P., Women's Health Provider
Rosemary joined the Student Health Center as the Women's Health Provider in the spring of 2005. She has more than twenty-five years of nursing experience in maternity, labor, and delivery, and is an adjunct clinical professor at Pace University and NYU. She is also on staff at Planned Parenthood in men’s and women’s health and family planning. Rosemary earned her B.S.N., M.S., and F.N.P. from Pace University.
Lizette Martinez, RD, Registered Dietitian
Lizette Martinez is an adjunct instructor in the Department of Health Sciences. Professor Martinez received her B.S and M.S.. in Dietetics, Food & Nutrition from Lehman College as well as becoming certified as a Registered Dietitian. Prior to working as an adjunct, Professor Martinez was a laboratory technician in the food science laboratory and a health sciences tutor. She recently completed her dietetic internship and is currently a Master’s candidate in Nutrition. Ms. Martinez has volunteered for Cooking Matters at the Store espousing the health benefits of home cooking and was the lead volunteer at Mid-Bronx food pantry. At Mid-Bronx, she was also part of the team that developed nutrition education classes for the summer camp.
Yolanda Rodriguez, Reception
Yolanda Rodriguez joined the Health Center in February 2017.