Dr. Luis R. Marcos was appointed Chief Executive Officer at PAGNY in March 2013. Before joining PAGNY, he was NYU School of Medicine Medical Director for Affiliations. Dr. Marcos was a member of the Board and Chair of the Quality Committee of Dignity Healthcare West (CA) from 2003 to 2007. He held the positions of President/CEO of NYC Health & Hospitals Corporation from 1995 to 2002, and Commissioner of the New York City Department of Mental Health, Retardation, and Alcoholism Services from 1992 to 1995.
Member of the NY State Board for Medicine from 2005 to 2014, he currently serves as an Extended Member. He is also a Member of the NY State Palliative Care Education and Training Council.
Dr. Marcos is Professor of Psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine, and Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He earned his M.D. degree from Seville University in Spain (1967), and a Doctor of Medical Science degree from SUNY Downstate (1975). Board Certified in Psychiatry, he completed his residency training at Bellevue Hospital Center.