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Paul R. Marantz, M.D., M.P.H.

Paul R. Marantz, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor, Epidemiology & Population Health

Associate Dean, Clinical Research Education

Associate Director, Institute for Clinical and Translational Research

Director, Center for Public Health Sciences

Medical educationClinical research methodsPublic health

Translational medicine

Dr. Marantz is an innovator in developing educational programs in clinical medicine, research methods, and public health for medical students, residents, physicians, and other health professionals.  He is co-principal investigator of Einstein’s Clinical and Translational Science Award program, a national, NIH-funded consortium working to improve patient care by reducing the time it takes for laboratory discoveries to make their way into medical practice. read more...

 

Patricia (Tia) Powell, M.D.

Patricia (Tia) Powell, M.D.

Professor, Clinical Epidemiology & Population Health, Einstein

Professor, Clinical Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Einstein

Director, Montefiore Einstein Center for Bioethics

Director, Einstein Cardozo Masters of Science in Bioethics

BioethicsEthics of public health disastersBioethics education

Bioethics in clinical settings

Dr. Powell is a bioethicist who specializes in public health disasters, bioethics consultation in the clinical setting and bioethics education. She directs the Montefiore Einstein Center for Bioethics, which coordinates bioethics consultation, education, and policy development at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, as well as a masters degree program in bioethics being offered jointly by Einstein and Benjamin Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University. read more...

 

Michael H. Alderman, M.D.

Michael H. Alderman, M.D.

Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, Epidemiology & Population Health

Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

Atran Foundation Chair in Social Medicine

HypertensionDietary saltCardiovascular disease

A specialist in hypertension, Dr. Alderman is widely recognized for having questioned public health initiatives to lower the recommended level of dietary salt. His research has focused on understanding the wide variety of cardiovascular outcomes among patients with high blood pressure. Dr. Alderman has been featured by The New York Times, the Associated Press and The Wall Street Journal. read more...

 

Irwin R. Merkatz, M.D.

Irwin R. Merkatz, M.D.

Professor and Chair, Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health, Einstein and Montefiore Medical Center

Chella & Moise Safra Professor in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health, Einstein

Co-Director, Maternal & Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health, Einstein and Montefiore

High-risk pregnancyPrenatal testing

An expert in high-risk pregnancies, Dr. Merkatz is recognized for his landmark discovery of the link between low alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) levels and Down syndrome, which revolutionized prenatal testing.  The longest serving department chair in obstetrics and gynecology in the U.S., he established community programs to prevent preterm birth and eliminate racial and gender disparities in health outcomes. read more...

 

Ruth Macklin, Ph.D.

Ruth Macklin, Ph.D.

Professor, Epidemiology & Population Health

Dr. Shoshanah Trachtenberg Frackman Faculty Scholar in Biomedical Ethics

BioethicsMultinational researchEthics in reproductive healthBioethics of research involving human subjects

Dr. Macklin is considered one of the founders of the field of bioethics. In a career dating to the early seventies, Dr. Macklin has lectured and published widely on a variety of medical ethics topics, including research using human subjects, global health, stem cell research, reproductive health, public health ethics, end-of-life issues and HIV/AIDS. She is a past president of the International Association of Bioethics and currently serves on its board of directors. read more...

 

Elizabeth A. Walker, Ph.D.

Elizabeth A. Walker, Ph.D.

Professor, Medicine (Endocrinology)

Professor, Epidemiology & Population Health

Associate Director, Einstein Diabetes Research Center

Director of the Einstein Diabetes Prevention & Control Core

Diabetes Self-Management (behavior change)Type 2 diabetesBehavioral interventionPublic health

Dr. Walker is a nurse scientist, diabetes nurse specialist and certified diabetes educator who specializes in studying how to help people with diabetes better manage their disease by adhering to their medication regimen, eating a healthy diet, exercising, and getting regular screening for complications. She is recognized for leading large NIH-funded behavioral intervention studies in minority diabetes populations—and has a program of research studies showing that regular phone calls to people with diabetes can be successful in helping them self-manage their disease and improve their diabetes control.  read more...