Director of Osteopathic Medical Education
Greg Rokosz, D.O., J.D. is the Senior Vice President for Medical and Academic
Affairs at SBMC and the Osteopathic Director of Medical Education for
the SBMC which includes the neurosurgical residency program. He is also
Associate Dean and Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine-UMDMJ-NJMS
for RWJBarnabas Health. Dr. Rokosz is presently the Vice Chairman of the
NYCOMEC Board of Directors and past member of the OPTI Committee. Dr.
Rokosz received his D.O. degree from Des Moines University College of
Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery and his J.D. magna cum, laude from Seton
Hall University School of law in Newark, NJ.
Otakar R. Hubschmann, M.D., FAANS, FACS is the Osteopathic Neurosurgical
Residency Program Director. He is also the Director of the INNS and Director
of Neurosurgery at SBMC. He is nationally and internationally recognized
neurosurgeon who has published over 50 articles and abstracts in peer
reviewed journals and received numerous awards and recognitions. Dr. Hubschmann
completed his neurosurgical training at the Albert Einstein College of
Medicine and Montefiore Hospital in New York. He was a co-founder of the
first allopathic neurosurgical residency program in NJ while a tenured
Professor of Neurosurgery at UMDNJ in Newark, NJ. He was the first Neurosurgical
Residency Program Director at SBMC during its affiliation with UMDNJ.
Since then, Dr. Hubschmann also held the position of a Clinical Professor
of Neurosurgery at Seton Hall University and he is currently a Clinical
Professor of Neurosurgery at the NYCOM/NYIT. Dr. Hubschmann specializes
in brain tumor surgery, surgery for AVMs, skull base surgery and minimally
invasive spine surgery. He is in charge of the research program at the
animal laboratory dealing with the changes in ionic homeostasis in models
of subarachnoid hemorrhage and intracranial hemorrhage and its relationship
to intracranial pressure.