Dean Robinson, serves as a senior level member of the administration, directs the financial, accounting, budgeting, human resources, and facilities operations at the school. Previously, he managed the financial accounting systems and facilities operation for Cornell’s Division of Nutritional Sciences. Before coming to Cornell, Dean Robinson’s background was in health care administration and clinical research. He holds an MBA and an MPH from Columbia University and attended Pennsylvania State University, where he received a bachelor’s degree with distinction in biophysics. He is currently an elected Trustee of the Village of Cayuga Heights where he serves as deputy treasurer and chairman of the finance and the public works committees. He is past president of the Tompkins Country Health Planning Council and has served as board member of the Tompkins County Human Services Coalition, Ithaca Community Childcare Center, and Temple Beth-El.