Office of Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs is responsible for the oversight of academic programs in all the schools that make up SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University



The Office of Academic Affairs is led by Dr. Pascal James Imperato, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer.

Dr. Imperato is responsible for oversight of all academic programs and the organization and coordination of central academic functions in the schools and colleges that make up SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University. These functions include Academic Program Planning; Evaluation, Outcomes Assessment and Accreditation Services; Continuing Medical Education; the Medical Research Library of Brooklyn, the Division of Student Affairs, and the Office of Academic Services. The Office of Academic Affairs also coordinates nominations for the SUNY Chancellor’s Awards and Honorary Degrees.


Colleges and Schools

Our five health science schools and colleges are all a part of one university. Regardless of your program, you'll tap the knowledge of our physicians, nurses, advanced practice providers, physical therapists, researchers and public health scientists.

College of Medicine College of Nursing School of Graduate Studies School of Health Professions School of Pubic Health

Stay in the Know

Keep up to date on academic planning, accreditation and administration related to academic departments, academic support services, faculty, and student matters.

OAA Divisions.

Get to know the divisions under OAA and the services they provide.

Visit OAA Divisions

Program Planning

Looking to propose, create, revise, deactivate or discontinue a credit-bearing academic program? 

Visit Academic Planning

Middle States

Stay up-to-date on Downstates Middle States accreditation process. 

Visit Middle States Site