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Associate Dean, Clinical Research Education, Einstein
Associate Director, Block Institute for Clinical and Translational Research at Einstein and Montefiore
Professor, Epidemiology & Population Health, Einstein
Professor, Medicine (General Internal Medicine), Einstein
Research educationClinical research methodsPublic health
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-director 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...
Professor, Clinical Epidemiology & Population Health, Einstein
Professor, Clinical Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Einstein
Director, Montefiore Einstein Center for Bioethics
Director, Einstein Cardozo Master of Science in Bioethics Program
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 master’s degree program in bioethics being offered jointly by Einstein and Benjamin Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University. read more...
Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, Epidemiology & Population Health
Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, Medicine (General Internal 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...
Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women, Einstein and Montefiore Health System
Professor, Pediatrics, Einstein
Chair Emeritus, Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women, Einstein
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...
Professor, Epidemiology & Population Health
Dr. Shoshanah Trachtenberg Frackman Faculty Scholar in Biomedical Ethics
BioethicsMultinational researchEthics in reproductive healthBioethics of research involving human subjectsGlobal health
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...
Professor, Medicine (Endocrinology)
Professor, Epidemiology & Population Health
Associate Director, Einstein-Mount Sinai 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...