Dr. Jacob Finkelstein Ph.D.

Dr. Jacob Finkelstein formerly served as our vice president for strategic planning and co-chair of the USCJ-HaYom Strategic Planning Commission. He has served on USCJ’s Strategic Planning Implementation Committee and its Bylaws and District Integration Subcommittees. He also co-chaired the 2013 USCJ Centennial in Baltimore. A past president of USCJ’s Empire region, he is now the fundraising chair for the Northeast District.

Jack is a professor of pediatrics, environmental medicine and radiation biology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He is also the neonatology division’s research director, associate director of the Strong Children’s Research Center in the pediatrics department, and director of faculty development in the Rochester Environmental Health Sciences Center.

A board member of Mercaz USA, Jack is a vice president of his local Jewish community federation.

He, his wife and family live in Rochester, NY, where he is past president of Temple Beth El.

Jack’s term concludes in 2020.


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