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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Finance Division

Contracts & Purchasing


Contracts & Purchasing (Procurement homepage)

Our Mission: What We Do

Our Department is the sole agent for State procurement functions at Downstate Medical Center. We ensure that all commitments made against State appropriations are executed in full compliance with the laws governing State purchasing activities.  We provide step-by-step guidance through the forms and processes of the Supply chain system.

Cepeda Johnson

Cepeda Johnson

Assistant VP, Finance, Procurement and Administrative Services

Located at: 711PSA Room BA-36 map

(718) 221-5884

Mail Stop Code 71


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Maureen Crystal

Director of Contracts

(718) 270-1976

Fax: (718) 270-4413

Mail Stop Code 113

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Raul Tosado

Executive Director, Contracts & Procurement

(718) 613-8723

Fax: (718) 270-4413

Mail Stop Code 63

  • All Services
  • Consulting Agreements
  • Equipment Maintenance Agreements
  • Rental Agreements (Beds, Patient Care) Waste Disposal, Temporary Help


  • All Commodity Purchases
  • Medical Products, Implants, Office Supplies, Subscriptions, Forms, Membership Dues



Here are Helpful FAQs plus Policies & Definitions!  Contracts & Procurment FAQs »


How Procurement and Supply Chain Management Works:

“Buying, Procuring, Paying”

Supply Chain

Buy It

(Supply Chain - Procurement)

Receive It
Downstate Depot

(Supply Chain-Administrative Services)

Pay It
Accounts Payable

(a Controllers Office dept)



Contracts Located At 811NYA 2nd Flr (Entrance on Lenoxmap

Fax: (718) 270-3342

Mail Stop Code: 113


Purchasing Located At: 440Lenox Rm 1W map

Fax: (718) 270-4413

Mail Stop Code: 63


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