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Salomon Amar     

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

Senior Vice President for Research Affairs, Touro University
Vice President for Research, New York Medical College
Professor of Pharmacology and Microbiology and Immunology, New York Medical College
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.

Dean and Professor of Public Health; Professor of Pediatrics and Environmental Health Science; Vice President for Government Affairs
Professor Amler also holds faculty appointments in public health, pediatrics, and environmental health science.

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

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

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

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

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 at New York Medical College
Director of Cardiology Research at Westchester Medical Center

Areas of Expertise: Dr. Aronow is a recognized expert in the fields of hypertension and geriatric cardiology. Dr. Aronow has authored or co-authored more than 1,300 papers, 980 abstracts, edited 12 books and has authored national guidelines for blood pressure treatment in the elderly.

       
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.

Assistant Professor of Public Health: Division of Health Policy and Management
Dr. Block is a health economist with deep experience in the hospital, health plan, and government sectors. He has research interests in how individuals make decisions in health care markets.

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

       
   

DORIS J. BUCHER, PH.D.

Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology
Professor Bucher oversees the laboratory that develops strains for the production of the world's annual supply of influenza vaccine

Area of Expertise: Influenza Viruses and Vaccines

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

MITCHELL S. CAIRO, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine, Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology and Cell Biology and Anatomy & Associate Chair of the Department of Pediatrics
Dr. Cairo's work focuses on cancer genetics, tumor immunology, transplantation biology, stem cell biology, and regenerative medicine

Areas of Expertise: Genetics and Targeted Therapy in Childhood

       
   

LESLIE L. CITROME, M.D.

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Citrome is a contributor to Current Medical Research and Opinion, published by Taylor & Francis, and President of the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology. Dr. Citrome is also a consultant in clinical trial design and interpretation. His areas of interest include; schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depressive disorder. 

Areas of Expertise: Clinical trials, evidence-based medicine, psychopharmacology

       
   

RAYMOND DATTWYLER, M.D.

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

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

       
Ercument Dirice Ph.D. -9.21.22cm    

ERCUMENT DIRICE, PH.D.

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
Dr. Dirice's research investigates preserving immunological self-tolerance of islets and beta cell heterogeneity as a possible method to increase resistance to type 1 diabetes.

Areas of Expertise: Type 1 Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes

       
   

ALLEN J. DOZOR, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics and Division Chief of Pulmonology, Allergy & Sleep Medicine
Allen J. Dozor is director of the Armond V. Mascia M.D. Cystic Fibrosis Center

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

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

MILL ETIENNE, M.D., M.P.H.

Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, School of Medicine
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

Areas of Expertise: Neuropsychiatric aspects of infectious diseases.

       
Jonathan Fisher     

JONATHAN A. N. FISHER, PH.D.

Assistant Professor and Director, Neurosensory Engineering Lab Department of Physiology

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 & Chair of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology
Chair of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Director of Clinical Education

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

       
     

WILLIAM H. FRISHMAN, M.D.

Chair Emeritus of the Department of Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Pharmacology

Areas of Expertise: Cardiology, with a research interest in cardiovascular pharmacology, clinical epidemiology and geriatrics.

       
Victor Garcia, Ph.D. -9.21.22cm    

VICTOR GARCIA, PH.D.

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
The Garcia Laboratory recently collaborated with Regeneron and discovered rare genetic mutations associated with protection against obesity in humans.

Areas of Interest: chronic kidney disease, hypertension, heart failure and obesity

       
Patricia L. Gerbarg, M.D.    

PATRICIA L. GERBARG, M.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor in Psychiatry

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 at New York Medical College

Areas of Expertise: Nephrology, Cell Biology, Immune Responses

       
Alice Gottlieb - Media Expert    

ALICE GOTTLIEB, M.D., PH.D.

Professor of Dermatology

Area of Expertise: Psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis and related disorders.

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

VIKAS GROVER, PH.D., CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology,
Director of Speech Perception and Production Lab, and Accent Expansion Clinic

Areas of Expertise: Early Intervention [0-3-year-old children] with speech-language delays, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and feeding and swallowing issues. Dr. Grover's clinical specialty is training multicultural and multilingual parents and professionals in Early Intervention. His research areas are 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

Dr. Halperin's research has focused on pediatric cancer, adult brain tumors, and the role of radiotherapy in organ transplantation

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric Radiation Oncology, History of Medicine

       
Diane Heck    

DIANE E. HECK PH.D.

Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Public Health: Division of Environmental Health Science.
Dr. Heck is an expert in environmental health and medical countermeasures to mitigate the effects of weapons of mass destruction with deep experience in healthcare science, policy and government sectors. She has research interests in drug discovery and development focusing on protecting the health of the public at large.

Areas of Expertise: medical countermeasures and antidotes, government healthcare policy and regulation, drug discovery and development.

       
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

       
    

KENNETH A. KNAPP, PH.D.

Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management
Kenneth A. Knapp is an assistant professor of health policy and management in the School of Health Sciences

Areas of Expertise: Health Care Economics, Health Services Research

       
Edmund LaGamma     

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

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

Area of Expertise: Newborn medicine

       
JOHN LOIKE, PH.D.    

JOHN LOIKE, PH.D.

Interim Director of the Master of Science Degree and the Graduate Certificate program in Bioethics

Area of Expertise: His biomedical research focuses on how human white blood cells combat infections and cancer. Dr. Loike lectures internationally on emerging topics in the areas of immunology, cancer and bioethics. He specializes in bioethics from a Jewish perspective. 

       
David Markenson    

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

Director and Medical Director of the Center for Disaster Medicine at New York Medical College

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

       
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

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

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

DANA MORDUE, PH.D.

Vice-chancellor for Middle States Accreditation
Associate Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology

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

KAREN M. MURRAY, M.D.

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

       
   

PADMINI MURTHY, M.D.

Associate Professor of Public Health Practice
Dr. Murthy is a professor of public health practice and director of the global health program in the School of Health Sciences and Practice

Areas of Expertise: International Health, Women’s Health, Maternal Healthcare, Human Rights

       
   

STUART A. NEWMAN, PH.D.

Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy
Stuart A. Newman is professor of cell biology and anatomy at New York Medical College

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

       
Jerry Nadler, Diabetes Expert     

JERRY L. NADLER, M.D., MACP, FAHA, FACE

Dean, School of Medicine
Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology

Areas of Expertise: An internationally recognized diabetes researcher, Dr. Nadler has been a member of a Special Advisory Committee on Type I Diabetes with the director of the NIH. In addition, he had been a standing member of the American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, and NIH grant review committees. 

       
Srihari S. Naidu     

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

Professor of Medicine

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, and minimally-invasive techniques to prevent stroke while avoiding blood thinners, including PFO closure and Left Atrial Appendage Closure.

       
     

MICHAL LANIADO SCHWARTZMAN, PH.D.

Professor and Chair of Pharmacology

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

       
Neil W. Schluger, M.D.    

NEIL W. SCHLUGER, M.D.

The Barbara and William Rosenthal Chair of the Department of Medicine 

Areas of Expertise: Respiratory, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

       
   

MICHAEL P. SHAKARJIAN, PH.D.

Assistant Professor
Dr. Shakarjian is an assistant professor and program director of environmental health science in the School of Health Sciences and Practice

Areas of Expertise: Countermeasures Against Dermatological and Neurological Poisons

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

LORI SOLOMON, M.D., M.P.H.

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

       
Patric K. Stanton     

PATRIC K. STANTON, PH.D.

Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy
Dr. Stanton is engaged in work across the range of neuronal plasticity.

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

       
Raj Tiwari     

RAJ TIWARI, PH.D.

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Areas of Expertise: Research interests include chemoprevention, tumor immunology and cancer therapy.

       
     

GARY WORMSER, M.D.

Professor of medicine, chief of infectious diseases, vice chair of medicine

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

       
Craig Zalvan    

CRAIG H. ZALVAN, M.D.

Adjunct Professor of Otolaryngology

Areas of Expertise: Adult and Pediatric Voice and Swallowing Disorders, Professional voice disorders, Vocal Fold Paralysis, Spasmodic Dysphonia, Neurolaryngology, Laryngopharyngeal Reflux (Acid Reflux), the Aging Voice, Zenker's Diverticulum, Laryngeal Cancer, Chronic Cough, and any disorders of the throat