The Yalow Charter School Staff

Ross T. Lyon, MD, FACS, Chairman

Dr. Lyon is a graduate of the University of Chicago and the Pritzker School of Medicine.  Dr. Lyon has a private practice, Vascular and Endovascular Private Practice, Vein Specialists of New York, and has been an Attending in Surgery at

Gregoria Feliciano, MS. Ed., SDA, Vice Chairman

Associate Director of Program Operations Division at the 1199SEIU Child Care Fund. She has decades of experience in youth and community initiatives with a strong focus on positive youth development in the Bronx community. She was formerly Community School Director

Sandra Hayes, Ph.D, Board Secretary

Professor of Mathematics at City University of New York Professor of Mathematics at City College and a Visiting Scholar at the Graduate Center.  Researcher and teacher at universities in Germany and France for over 20 years.  A delegate to the

Debra Dennard, Ph.D

Dr. Dennard is a psychotherapist with Epic Long Island. She conducts child and family psychotherapy and administers psychological evaluations.

Justin McCrary, Ph.D

Paul J. Evanson Professor of Law at Columbia University School of Law. Dr. McCrary is is an economist and a member of the Committee on National Statistics at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. He teaches at Columbia

Alec H. Diacou, Executive Director and Founder

Founder and Executive Director. Project finance specialist and financial advisor for state and local governments.  Bronx non-profit organizer addressing economic development, senior services, and childhood obesity epidemic.  Restoration of historic Bronx homes.  Economist, and parent of 3 sons graduated from