Rochelle Waldman has resided in Scarsdale for 20 years with her husband Joshua and their three children, all of whom graduated from Scarsdale High School. She has been active in many civic activities, including serving on the Scarsdale Village Advisory Council for Parks and Recreation (PRC) for 8 years and as Treasurer of the Scarsdale Drug and Alcohol Task Force. She served on the board of Kids Base Little School. Additionally, she was a member of the Quaker Ridge PTA and the PTC Nominating Committees.
Throughout her children’s time at Quaker Ridge, Scarsdale Middle School, and Scarsdale High School, Rochelle has been involved with and chaired numerous PTA committees. She serves on the board of the Westchester/Fairfield/Hudson Valley Chapter of the JDRF, and holds the position of Advocacy Team Chair. She has traveled to Washington D.C. numerous times for JDRF to lobby on behalf of federal funding for Type 1 Diabetes research.
Since moving to Scarsdale, Rochelle has also been very involved with UJA Federation New York in Westchester, serving as Scarsdale Area Chair and Divisional Chair, and is currently on the Scarsdale board co-chairing the “Freebird” initiative. Finally, she also serves on the grant review committee of Impact 100 Westchester.
Rochelle is a physician working part-time in Sleep Medicine as the Medical Director of the Sleep Center at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and the White Plains Hospital Sleep Center.
Rochelle received a BA with honors from Union College and her MD degree from Albany Medical College. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Mt. Sinai Medical Center where she served as Chief Resident, and then completed a fellowship in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, also at Mt. Sinai.