Promotions, Announcements & Appointments – September 2018

ABOVE: Pictured from left to right are Dr. Steven Joseph DiBiase, Michael Dowling & James Uehlinger.

DiBiase to head Oncology
Dr. Steven Joseph DiBiase was appointed new chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens.
Prior to his appointment, Dr. DiBiase served as professor of Radiation Oncology at Tulane University and as medical director of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Tulane Comprehensive Cancer Center in New Orleans.
His arrival coincides with the hospital’s enhancement of its technology pertaining to radiation oncology treatment.
“NewYork-Presbyterian Queens is a leader in comprehensive cancer care, and it is an exciting time to be joining the hospital,” said Dr. DiBiase. “I look forward to engaging with the borough’s patients and offering them the most advanced technologies and treatments available to fight cancer.”
In addition to his tenure at Tulane University, Dr. DiBiase has served as professor of Radiology at the University of Tennessee and held multiple faculty positions at the Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine and at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Dowling named an influencer
Michael Dowling, Northwell Health president and CEO, has been named to Modern Healthcare magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” for the 12th consecutive year.
Dowling is the top-rated hospital executive in New York State on this year’s list, ranking number 44 overall. He oversees an organization with nearly $12 billion in annual revenue, building a culture of high-quality care with a focus on innovation that has helped drive the growth of
Northwell Health now has 23 hospitals and more than 665 outpatient facilities throughout the New York metropolitan area. Dowling’s ability to grow the health system builds on a legacy of innovation dating back to his 12 years of public service for former governor Mario Cuomo.
“I’ve always tried to be a compassionate voice for the needy, a no-excuses advocate for patients, and a driver of changes that stabilize our industry and improve health care delivery in the process,” he said
President Donald Trump topped the rankings, while Apple CEO Tim Cook and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos were among 12 executives tied in the second spot and labelled as “disrupters.”

Two at QC win Investors award
Investors Bank awarded Queens College students Michelle Fang and Raymond Greene scholarships of $2,500 each.


Fang, who came to the U.S. from Shanghai as an eighth-grader, graduated from QC in 2005 with a degree in Accounting and Information Systems. Currently a student in the MS in Accounting program, she maintains a perfect GPA of 4.0.
Fang’s ultimate goal is to become a CPA, where she stresses the need to hold the profession to a “high ethical standard.”
“Receiving this scholarship has impacted my career and future studies in a very positive way,” Fang says.
Like Fang, Greene lives in Flushing, where he grew up and attended PS/IS 499 on the QC campus. He is currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Business


Administration, earning a GPA of 3.8, and expects to graduate in 2019.
He has already lined up an internship with J.P. Morgan for next summer, and he is currently the director of marketing for the business club ALPFA, as well as vice president of the QC Economics and Business club.
After graduation, he plans to continue his studies at QC, enrolling in the MA in Risk Management program.
“I’m very attracted to finance because of the complex nature of the industry and its potential for upward mobility,” Greene says. “This scholarship means a great deal to me, as it will allow me to comfortably attend school and dedicate myself to furthering my career in finance.
Along with the expected business-related courses, Fang includes a communication class among “the most interesting and meaningful to her.”
“The class helped me not only in reading and writing but in expressing myself more clearly to others,” says the Chinese native.

New region boss at Santander
James Uehlinger has been appointed region president for Santander Bank’s Metro New York/Northern New Jersey region.
With more than 30 years of leadership experience in branch management, business banking and finance, Uehlinger will oversee all sales and services in over 160 retail branches, with more than 1,000 colleagues located across seven counties in northern and central New Jersey and the five boroughs.
Uehlinger arrives at Santander Bank after more than 20 years with JPMorgan Chase, where as market director he led the retail markets in Manhattan and Bergen County, and was responsible for 10 percent annual growth in deposit and investment balances for three consecutive years.
Prior to JPMorgan Chase, Uehlinger led operations in both the public and non-profit sectors in management roles at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office and in health care management in Boston.
He earned a B.A. in Economics from Harvard College and a Master of Public Administration from Columbia University.

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