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Salomon Amar     

SALOMON AMAR, D.D.S., PH.D.

Senior Vice President for Research Affairs, TU
Vice President for Research, NYMC 
Professor of Pharmacology and Microbiology and Immunology, NYMC
Professor of Dental Medicine, Touro College of Dental Medicine at NYMC

Areas of Expertise: Inflammation, Molecular Immunology, Biotechnology, Pharmacology, Periodontal Disease, Clinical Trials. Industry Interests: Research, Education/Learning, Health Care

       
ROBERT W. AMLER, M.D., M.B.A. -9.20.22cm      

ROBERT W. AMLER, M.D., M.B.A.

Vice President for Government Affairs, NYMC
Dean, School of Health Sciences and Practice
professor of public health, pediatrics, and environmental health science

Areas of Expertise: Public Health, Academic Administration, Disease Control and Prevention, Health Policy and Management, Vaccinations.

       
AMY ANSEHL, R.N., M.S.N., FNP-BC, D.N.P. -9.20.22cm     

AMY ANSEHL, D.N.P., M.S.N., RN, FNP-BC

Associate Dean, SHSP
Director of Community Outreach and Education for the Children’s Environmental Health Center of the Hudson Valley
Associate Professor and Applied Practice Experience Director, Department of Public Health, SHSP

Areas of Expertise: Public Health Practice, Home Care, Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing  

       
Wilbert S. Aronow, M.D.     

WILBERT S. ARONOW, M.D.

Professor of Medicine, SOM

Areas of Expertise: hypertension, geriatric cardiology, blood pressure treatments, elder care.

       
MARIE T. ASCHER, M.S., M.P.H -9.20.22cm     

MARIE T. ASCHER, M.S., M.P.H.

Lillian Hetrick Huber Endowed Director, Phillip Capozzi, M.D., Library

Areas of Expertise: health sciences information resources, information literacy, health information literacy, health sciences libraries, scholarly communications.

       
Adam E. Block     

ADAM E. BLOCK, PH.D.

Associate Professor of Public Health, SHSP

Areas of Expertise: government health care regulation, health care markets, health economics

       
   

DORIS J. BUCHER, PH.D.

Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, GSBMS

Area of Expertise: Influenza Viruses, Flu vaccines development

       
MITCHELL S. CAIRO, M.D. -9.20.22cm    

MITCHELL S. CAIRO, M.D.

Associate Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, SOM
Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine, and of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology and of Cell Biology and Anatomy

Areas of Expertise: pediatrics, cancer genetics, tumor immunology, transplantation biology, stem cell biology, regenerative medicine, targeted cancer therapy in children

       
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DIPAK CHANDY, M.D.

Professor of Medicine and Neurology

       
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LESLIE L. CITROME, M.D.

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, SOM

Areas of Expertise: clinical trial design and interpretation, evidence-based medicine, psychopharmacology, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder

       
   

RAYMOND DATTWYLER, M.D.

Professor of Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology, SOM

Areas of Expertise: Lyme Disease, Babesiosis, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Science

       
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ABHAY DHAND, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine

       
Ercument Dirice Ph.D. -9.21.22cm    

ERCUMENT DIRICE, PH.D.

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, GSBMS

Areas of Expertise: Diabetes research, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, beta cell heterogeneity

       
   

ALLEN J. DOZOR, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics and Division Chief of Pulmonology, Allergy & Sleep Medicine

Areas of Expertise: Children's Environmental Health, Cystic Fibrosis, Asthma

       
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ABDELFATTAH EL QUAAMARI, PH.D.

Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy and of Pharmacology

Areas of Expertise: Pancreatic Innervation, Insulin secretion, Energy balance, Diabetes and Obesity

       
Mill Etienne, M.D, M.P.H.     

MILL ETIENNE, M.D. '02, M.P.H., FAAN, FAES

Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion, NYMC
Associate Dean for Student Affairs, SOM
Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology

Areas of Expertise: Neurology, epilepsy and brain injury medicine, disaster medicine.  

       
     

STEPHEN FERRANDO, M.D.

Professor and Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, SOM

Areas of Expertise: Neuropsychiatric aspects of infectious diseases, seasonal depression 

       
Jonathan Fisher     

JONATHAN A. N. FISHER, PH.D.

Assistant Professor of Physiology, GSBMS

Areas of Expertise: Neuroscience (sensory neuroscience and neural prostheses, auditory processing, neuroimaging data visualization).

 
       
   

KATHLEEN FRANKLIN, PH.D., CCC-SLP

Associate Professor of Speech-Language Pathology, SHSP

Areas of Expertise: Clinical Education, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Communicative Disorders and Linguistics

       
     

WILLIAM H. FRISHMAN, M.D.

Chair Emeritus, Department of Medicine, SOM
Professor of Medicine and of Pharmacology

Areas of Expertise: Cardiology, cardiovascular pharmacology, clinical epidemiology and geriatrics.

       
Victor Garcia, Ph.D. -9.21.22cm    

VICTOR GARCIA, PH.D. '15

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, GSBMS

Areas of Interest: chronic kidney disease, hypertension, heart failure, genetic mutations and obesity
       
Patricia L. Gerbarg, M.D.    

PATRICIA L. GERBARG, M.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor in Psychiatry, SOM

Areas of Expertise: Stress, anxiety and depression, insomnia, PTSD, veteran trauma-related disorders, recovery from mass disasters, treatments to improve cognitive function and delay brain aging

       
MICHAEL GEWITZ, M.D., FAHA, FACC, FAAP -9.20.22cm     

MICHAEL GEWITZ, M.D., FAHA, FACC, FAAP

Vice Chair Department of Pediatrics

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric cardiology 
       
   

MICHAEL S. GOLIGORSKY, M.D., PH.D.

Alvin I. Goodman Chair in Nephrology, NYMC

Areas of Expertise: Nephrology, Cell Biology, Immune Responses

       
Vikas Grover, Ph.D., CCC-SLP -9.21.22cm    

VIKAS GROVER, PH.D., CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology, SHSP

Areas of Expertise: Early Intervention [0-3-year-old children] with speech-language delays, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and feeding and swallowing issues. Multicultural and multilingual early intervention, speech production and speech perception in non-native speakers of English.

       
Edward Halperin    

EDWARD C. HALPERIN, M.D., M.A.

Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer

Areas of Expertise: pediatric radiation oncology, pediatric cancer, history of medicine, adult brain tumors, radiotherapy in organ transplantation

       
Marina Kaufman Holz     

MARINA K. HOLZ, PH.D.

Dean, Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences
Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy
Integrated Ph.D. Program Director

Areas of Expertise: mechanisms of signaling by hormones and growth factors in breast cancer and lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM)—a rare lung disease.

       
ALAN KADISH, M.D.    

ALAN KADISH, M.D.

President

Areas of Expertise: Clinical Trials, Neuroscience, Biotechnology

       
     

LILA R. KAGEDAN, MTS, M.Ed.

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director of Medical Ethics and Humanities

       
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KENNETH A. KNAPP, PH.D.

Assistant Professor and Chair of the Department of Public Health
Director, Dr.P.H. Program
Director, Center for Long-Term Care

Areas of Expertise: Health Care Economics, Health Services Research

       
Sankaran Krishnan, M.D., M.P.H.    

SANKARAN KRISHNAN, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, SOM
Associate Professor of Clinical Public Health, SHSP
       
Edmund La Gamma, M.D.     

EDWARD F. LA GAMMA, M.D., FAAP

Professor of Pediatrics, SOM
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, GSBMS
Director, Division of Newborn Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, SOM
Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program

Area of Expertise: Newborn medicine

       
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TAI M. LEE JR., EMT-P/CIC, MEP

Assistant Director, Center for Disaster Medicine

Areas of Expertise: Law enforcement and Emergency medical services

       
XIU-MIN LI, M.D, M.S    

XIU-MIN LI, M.D, M.S.

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, GSBMS
Professor of Otolaryngology, SOM

Area of Expertise: Allergies and immune disorders and traditional Chinese medicine herbal treatments

       
JOHN LOIKE, PH.D.    

JOHN LOIKE, PH.D.

Master of Science Degree and the Graduate Certificate program in Bioethics

Area of Expertise: human white blood cells combating infections and cancer; bioethics, Jewish medical ethics 

       
David Markenson    

DAVID S. MARKENSON, M.D., M.B.A.

Director and Medical Director of the Center for Disaster Medicine

Areas of Interest: disaster medicine, pediatric emergency medicine, pediatric critical care, public health preparedness

       
Stephan Mayer, M.D., Professor of Neurology and of Neurosurgery    

STEPHAN MAYER, M.D. 

Professor of Neurology and of Neurosurgery, SOM

Area of Expertise: Neurology, Critical Care Neurology, Emergency Neurology Services

       
Monica McHenry, Ph.D., CCC-SLP -9.21.22cm    

MONICA A. MCHENRY, PH.D., CCC-SLP

Professor of Speech-Language Pathology and Director of Voice and Motor Speech Lab, SHSP

Area of Expertise: voice occupations (singers and actors), acoustic characteristics of speech, and computer-speech recognition

       
Marisa A. Montecalvo, M.D. -9.21.22cm    

MARISA A. MONTECALVO, M.D.

Director of Health Services
Professor of Medicine

Areas of expertise: Infectious Diseases, vaccinations

       
Dana G. Mordue, Ph.D. -9.21.22cm    

DANA MORDUE, PH.D.

Vice-Chancellor for Middle States Accreditation and Student Support
Associate Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, GSBMS

Areas of expertise: Emerging Infectious Diseases, babesiosis, tick-borne illness research

       
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JAMIE A. MULLALLY, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

       
KAREN M. MURRAY, M.D. -9.21.22cm    

KAREN M. MURRAY, M.D. '99

Dean for SOM Admissions and Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, SOM

Areas of expertise: medical education access, student diversity in medical education, women representation in medicine, enrollment disparities and systemic change in medicine, representation in medical school curriculum, cross-cultural intelligence in health care

       
   

PADMINI MURTHY, M.D.

Associate Professor of Public Health and Director of Global Health, SHSP

Areas of Expertise: International Health, Women’s Health, Maternal Health care, Human Rights, health care access in developing countries

       
   

STUART A. NEWMAN, PH.D.

Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy, GSBMS

Areas of Expertise: Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Vertebrate Limb Development, Physical Mechanisms of Morphogenesis

       
Srihari S. Naidu     

SRIHARI S. NAIDU, M.D., FACC, FAHA, FSCAI

Professor of Medicine, SOM

Areas of Expertise: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and the evaluation and management of sudden cardiac death in the young; treatment of advanced heart failure and Cardiogenic Shock; minimally-invasive techniques to prevent stroke while avoiding blood thinners, including PFO closure and Left Atrial Appendage Closure.

       
ASHANDA M. SAINT-JEAN, M.D. ’98, FACOG    

ASHANDA M. SAINT-JEAN, M.D. ’98, FACOG

Clinical Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, SOM

Areas of expertise: family planning, cancer prevention and screening, infertility counseling and screening, and menopausal care

       
Sensuke Sato, Ph.D.    

SENSUKE SATO, PH.D.

Associate Professor of Urology, SOM

Area of Expertise: Prevention and treatment of urological cancers

       
     

MICHAL LANIADO SCHWARTZMAN, PH.D.

Professor and Chair of Pharmacology, GSBMS

Areas of Expertise: Cardiovascular research, vascular injury and dysfunction, hypertension.

       
Neil W. Schluger, M.D. headshot portrait    

NEIL W. SCHLUGER, M.D.

Dean, School of Medicine
Professor of Medicine 

Areas of Expertise: Respiratory, pulmonary and critical care medicine; lung disease; public health (air pollution, tobacco); tuberculosis; global health; medical education

       
Lori A. Weir Solomon, M.D., M.P.H. -9.21.22cm    

LORI A. WEIR SOLOMON, M.D. ‘99, M.P.H. '09

Chair and Clinical Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine, SOM
Director of the Family Health Center

Areas of expertise: Family Medicine, seasonal vaccinations  

       
Patric K. Stanton     

PATRIC K. STANTON, PH.D.

Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy, GSBMS

Areas of Expertise: neuronal plasticity, concussion head injury, epilepsy, cellular and synaptic properties of neural systems 

       
JULIAN STEWART, M.D., PH.D.    

JULIAN STEWART, M.D., PH.D.

Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, SOM
Professor of Physiology, GSBMS
Associate Chair for Patient-Oriented Research
Director, Center for Hypotension

Area of Expertise: Neurally mediated syncope, chronic orthostatic intolerance, chronic fatigue syndrome, orthostatic intolerance of other etiologies such as occur in the postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS)

       
Raj Tiwari     

RAJ TIWARI, PH.D.

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, GSBMS

Areas of Expertise: chemoprevention, tumor immunology and cancer therapy

       
   

CHRISTOPHER B. WHITEHURST, M.S., PH.D.

Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology and of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, GSBMS

Area of Expertise: Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV)

       
     

GARY WORMSER, M.D.

Professor of Medicine and Vice Chair of Medicine, SOM

Areas of Expertise: Medicine, pharmacology, microbiology and immunology, Lyme disease, Babesiosis, Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis