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photo of Richard MillerPresident Riley Names CFO for Downstate

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Miller, Ph.D. as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University effective November 1, 2019. Since February 2019, Dr. Miller has served as Interim CFO for Downstate’s academic enterprise.

Dr. Miller joined University Hospital of Brooklyn in 2012 as Assistant Vice President for Hospital Finance. Since then, he served briefly as Interim Hospital Chief Financial Officer and later became Vice President and Hospital Chief Financial Officer before being appointed to the Interim CFO for the University.

Before joining Downstate, Dr. Miller spent nearly three decades at the University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) in various leadership roles, including Vice President of Finance, Executive Director of Finance and Controller, and Controller, among others. 

A former Marine Reservist, Dr. Miller received his undergraduate degree from Oberlin College and his doctorate in philosophy from the University of Chicago. He holds the MBA degree plus CPA and CIA (Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor, respectively) certificates.

Please join me in congratulating Dr. Miller on his new and continuing role.

Wayne J. Riley, M.D.

Chrome River Announcement

Chrome River

Downstate Health Sciences University announces its “ Chrome River” Expense Management online software effective April 1, 2021. Chrome River gives employees a fast, easy, new method for submitting Procurement(PCard), Travel(TCard); Non-Employee (NET) Cards pre-approval and expense report submission. This system has a more user friendly, quicker method for travel expense reimbursements. Reports can be submitted online, and receipts can be captured while traveling using a smartphone.

For additional information, check out our Card Services Webpage


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