Center for Public Health Sciences

Paul Marantz


Paul R. Marantz is Director of the Center for Public Health of Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  He is also Associate Dean for Clinical Research Education, and Professor in the Departments of Epidemiology & Population Health and Medicine at Einstein.  Dr. Marantz graduated from medical school at Brown, and completed a residency and chief residency in primary care internal medicine at Montefiore Medical Center.  He then served as a research fellow in cardiovascular epidemiology at Cornell and completed an MPH at Columbia. He is board certified in internal medicine and in preventive medicine.  He has won several teaching awards, including the Harry Eagle Award for Outstanding Basic Science Teaching from Einstein, and the F. Marion Bishop Educator of the Year from the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research.

Research Interests

Dr. Marantz’s scholarly pursuits focus primarily on educating health professionals in research methods, especially in clinical and translational science and in the behavioral and social sciences.  He has two NIH grants: as Principal Investigator of a K07 award from the OBSSR to enhance the medical school curriculum in behavioral and social sciences, and as co-PI of the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from NCRR.  He has published on the educational and training programs that he has developed, and serves in national leadership capacities.  Dr. Marantz is Past-president of the Association of Clinical Research Training Program Directors.  He was a member of the Scientific Foundations for Future Physicians Committee, a group convened by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) to develop competencies in the natural sciences that should be expected of entering and graduating medical students, and is currently serving on a panel convened by the AAMC to develop similar competencies in the behavioral and social sciences.  He is also interested in enhancing the use of empirical evidence to support public health policy.

Center for Public Health Teaching Activities

  • Fundamentals of Epidemiology (PUB 6100)
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