Nadja Graff, PhD
Vice President, Touro College Division of Graduate Studies
Touro College Illinois
As Vice President of the Division of Graduate Studies, Dr. Nadja Graff serves as the chief academic officer for Touro’s six graduate schools in the Division. She is responsible for overseeing and guiding the schools to enhance the quality and reputation of all its programs, to expand itsscholarly footprint, to enrich the student experience and promote student success, to support faculty, to facilitate increased collaboration and operational synergy between the graduate programs, and to oversee assessment processes. Dr. Graff joined TouroCollege in 1980 as a professor of clinical biochemistry and has taught health sciences students for more than 30 years in Touro’s Physician Assistant program and its biomedical program (a joint MS/MD program with Technion University in Israel). She servedas academic coordinator in the School of Health Sciences’ Physician Assistant program, and in 1999 was appointed the founding director of the Manhattan campus Physician Assistant program, a unique, non-traditional program. In 2010, she was appointed Associate Dean of the School of Health Sciences, and has served as the chairperson of the Touro College and University System Academic Integrity Council since 2012. In 2013, Dr. Graff was recruited as Interim Vice-President of the Division of Graduate Studies, and one year later was appointed as Vice-President.