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Henny H. Billett, M.D.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Ullmann Building, Room: 921
Bronx, NY 10461

Tel: 718.430.2186
henny.billett@einsteinmed.org

Areas of Research: Thrombosis and Hemostasis (epidemiological & clinical studies); Women's Blood Disorders, particularly the prothrombotic state of pregnancy; transgenic sickle cell mouse models.

Full-Time Faculty

Eric E. Bouhassira, Ph.D.

Eric E. Bouhassira, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Cell Biology

Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Ingeborg and Ira Leon Rennert Professor of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Ullmann Building, Room: 903A
Bronx, NY 10461

Tel: 718.430.2188
Fax: 718.824.3153
eric.bouhassira@einsteinmed.org

Areas of Research: Pluripotent stem cells, erythroid differentiation, red blood cells, epigenetics, DNA methylation, DNA replication, bioinformatics, allele-specific expression, gene therapy, hemoglobinopathies

Edward R. Burns, M.D.

Edward R. Burns, M.D.

Professor, Department of Pathology

Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Executive Dean

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Belfer Building, Room: 307
Bronx, NY 10461

Tel: 718.430.4106
ed.burns@einsteinmed.org

Mark H. Chaitowitz, M.D.

Mark H. Chaitowitz, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Montefiore Medical Park
1695 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY 10461

Tel: 718.405.8505
machaito@montefiore.org

Paul S. Frenette, M.D.

Paul S. Frenette, M.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Professor, Department of Cell Biology

Chair and Director, The Ruth L. and David S. Gottesman Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Research

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Michael F. Price Center
1301 Morris Park Avenue
Room: 101
Bronx, NY 10461

Tel: 718.678.1255
paul.frenette@einsteinmed.org

Areas of Research: hematopoietic stem cell function and stem cell microenvironment; role of bone marrow microenvironment in leukemia; mechanisms of vaso-occlusion in sickle cell disease; neural regulation of prostate cancer

Swati Goel, M.B.B.S.

Swati Goel, M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Montefiore Medical Center
3411 Wayne Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467

Tel: 718.920.6310
Fax: 718.882.8698

Areas of Research: Myelofibrosis, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Polycythemia, Thrombocytosis

John M. Greally, Ph.D., D.Med., M.B.,B.Ch.,B.A.O.

John M. Greally, Ph.D., D.Med., M.B.,B.Ch.,B.A.O.

Professor, Department of Genetics

Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Pediatric Genetic Medicine)

Chief, Department of Genetics Division of Genomics

Director, Center for Epigenomics

Faculty Scholar for Epigenomics

Faculty Advisor, Department of Genetics Computational Genomics Core

Faculty Advisor, Department of Genetics Epigenetics Shared Facility

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Michael F. Price Center
1301 Morris Park Avenue
Room: 322
Bronx, NY 10461

Tel: 718.678.1234
Fax: 718.678.1016
john.greally@einsteinmed.org

Areas of Research: Medical genomics: the delivery of genomic information to enhance the health of the diverse Bronx population. Transcriptional regulation/epigenetics: understanding how the regulation of the genome is influenced by genetic and environmental variation.

Abhishek Kumar, M.B.B.S.

Abhishek Kumar, M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Jacobi Medical Center
1400 Pelham Parkway South
Building 1, Room: 3N20
Bronx, NY 10461

Tel: 718.918.5753
Fax: 718.918.5578
kumara20@nychhc.org

Margarita Kushnir, M.D.

Margarita Kushnir, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467

Tel: 718.920.4057
Fax: 718.798.7474
mkushnir@montefiore.org

Herbert M. Lachman, M.D.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Forchheimer Building, Room: 103
Bronx, NY 10461

Tel: 718.430.2428
Fax: 718.430.8772
herb.lachman@einsteinmed.org

Areas of Research: We use induced pluripotent stem cell technology to study the molecular basis of schizophrenia and autism by RNA-seq and ChIP-seq. Patient-specific lines and isogenic knockout lines, generated by CRISP-Cas9 are used.

Caterina P. Minniti, M.D.

Caterina P. Minniti, M.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Pediatric Hematology-Oncology)

Montefiore Medical Group
1575 Blondell Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461

Tel: 866.633.8255
cminniti@montefiore.org

Irina Murakhovskaya, M.D.

Irina Murakhovskaya, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Montefiore Medical Center
3411 Wayne Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467

Tel: 718.920.4137
Fax: 718.882.8698
imurakho@montefiore.org

Colette M. Prophete, M.H.Sc.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Michael F. Price Center
1301 Morris Park Avenue
Room: 107
Bronx, NY 10461


colette.prophete@einsteinmed.org

Louis Juden Reed, M.D.

Louis Juden Reed, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Jacobi Medical Center
1400 Pelham Parkway South
Bronx, NY 10461

Tel: 718.863.8465

Joan Uehlinger, M.D.

Joan Uehlinger, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Pathology

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Rosenthal Pavilion, Room: SE
Bronx, NY 10467

Tel: 718.920.4556
Fax: 718.882.1036
juehling@montefiore.org

Part-Time Faculty

Ellen Wolkin Friedman, M.D.

Ellen Wolkin Friedman, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467

Tel: 718.920.4057
Fax: 718.519.7603
elfriedm@montefiore.org

Michael Bernard Stemerman, M.D.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Ullmann Building, Room: 921A
Bronx, NY 10461

Tel: 718.430.2088
MSTEMERM@montefiore.org

Voluntary Faculty

Seetharama A. Acharya, Ph.D.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Ullmann Building, Room: 911D
Bronx, NY 10461

Tel: 718.430.2133
seetharama.acharya@einsteinmed.org

Lennette J. Benjamin, M.D.

Lennette J. Benjamin, M.D.

Professor Emerita, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Klau, Room: 3
Bronx, NY 10467

Tel: 718.920.7375
Fax: 718.798.5095
lbenjami@montefiore.org

Robin W. Briehl, M.D.

Robin W. Briehl, M.D.

Professor Emeritus, Department of Physiology & Biophysics

Assistant Professor Emeritus, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Professor Emeritus, Department of Biochemistry

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Ullmann Building, Room: 215
Bronx, NY 10461

Tel: 718.430.2079
robin.briehl@einsteinmed.org

Areas of Research: We aim to develop a treatment for sickle cell disease, the first-described molecular disease, which afflicts millions world-wide. Our innovative approach focuses on dissolving pathogenic hemoglobin polymers in the lungs.

Mary E. Fabry, Ph.D.

Mary E. Fabry, Ph.D.

Professor Emerita, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Ullmann Building, Room: 915A
Bronx, NY 10461

Tel: 718.430.3753
mary.fabry@einsteinmed.org

Yelena Zory Ginzburg, M.D.

Yelena Zory Ginzburg, M.D.

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Icahn School of Medicine
1 Gustave L. Levy Place
Annenberg Building
Room: 24-64C
New York, NY 10029

Tel: 212.241.0579
yelena.ginzburg@mssm.edu

Mervyn Leon Goldstein, M.D.

Mervyn Leon Goldstein, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Montefiore Medical Center
3411 Wayne Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467

Susan R. Harris, M.D.

Susan R. Harris, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor Emerita, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Jack D. Weiler Hospital
1825 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY 10461

Rhoda Elison Hirsch, Ph.D.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Ullmann Building, Room: 925
Bronx, NY 10461

Tel: 718.430.3604
rhoda.hirsch@einsteinmed.org

Areas of Research: Hemoglobinopathies (e.g., HbE/beta-thalassemia, sickle cell disease, HbC Disease) & pathophysiological mechanisms underlying these morbid & often fatal diseases with a focus on therapeutic design. Acellular giant Hb as a HBOC

Christine Lawrence, M.D.

Christine Lawrence, M.D.

Distinguished University Professor Emerita, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461

Tel: 718.430.2591

Shirley P. Levine, M.D.

Shirley P. Levine, M.D.

Professor Emerita, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Belfer Building, Room: 1008
Bronx, NY 10461

Tel: 718.430.2621
slevine@montefiore.org

Andrew B. Mahon, Ph.D.

Andrew B. Mahon, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Ullmann Building, Room: 921
Bronx, NY 10461

Tel: 718.430.2186
Fax: 718.430.8855
andy@phdbiosciences.com

Simeon Pollack, M.D.

Simeon Pollack, M.D.

Professor Emeritus, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461

Tel: 718.430.2089
SIPOLLAC@montefiore.org

Jacob H. Rand, M.D.

Jacob H. Rand, M.D.

Adjunct Clinical Professor, Department of Pathology

Adjunct Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

NY Presbyterian Hospital -
Weill Cornell
525 East 68th Street
Room: F-711
New York, NY 10025

Tel: 212.746.2041
jar9135@med.cornell.edu

Patricia A. Shi, M.D.

Patricia A. Shi, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

New York Blood Center
310 East 67th Street
New York, NY 10128

Tel: 212.570.3046
Fax: 212.699.5241
pshi@nybc.org

Ira I. Sussman, M.D.

Ira I. Sussman, M.D.

Professor Emeritus, Department of Pathology

Professor Emeritus, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Central Zone, Room: 311
Bronx, NY 10467

Tel: 718.920.4540
isussman@montefiore.org

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