April 12, 2007 - (BRONX, NY) - Dr. Harris Goldstein has been named Assistant Dean for Scientific Resources at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, it was announced by Allen M. Spiegel, M.D., the Marilyn and Stanley M. Katz Dean of the medical school. In his new role, Dr. Goldstein will assess and coordinate the numerous shared scientific facilities that the College of Medicine offers its faculty, while working closely with the various Center directors who oversee shared facilities within Einstein. In addition, Dr. Harris will assess new technologies and make recommendations related to the expansion of the scientific facilities at Einstein.
Dr. Goldstein, who also is director of the NIH-funded Center for AIDS Research at Einstein and its University hospital, Montefiore Medical Center, as well as professor of pediatrics and of microbiology and immunology at Einstein, is renowned as both a distinguished scientist and a master teacher. He is a sought-after mentor among graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and medical students, alike, and his teaching excellence has been recognized through numerous awards.
A graduate of Yeshiva University (Class of 1976) and of Einstein (Class of 1980), Dr. Goldstein completed his residency in pediatrics at Jacobi Medical Center, also an Einstein hospital affiliate. He then spent four years as a post-doctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Anthony Fauci, at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. He returned to Einstein in 1987 as an assistant professor of pediatrics and associate in microbiology and immunology. He was named professor in 1998.
Dr. Goldstein is a resident of Teaneck, New Jersey.