Rachel Zeig-Owens, Dr.P.H.

Rachel Zeig-Owens, Dr.P.H.

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Epidemiology)

Areas of Research: Cancer Epidemiology, Occupational Health, Longitudinal Studies

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Secondary Faculty
Kathryn Anastos, M.D.

Kathryn Anastos, M.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Health Behavior Research & Implementation Science)

Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health

Co-Director Emerita, Global Health Center

718.515.2593

Areas of Research: Clinical, epidemiologic & translational research in HIV disease & associated conditions in Bronx & Central Africa; HIV in women, HIV associated metabolic disease, race/sex differences, research capacity building in Africa

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Julia H. Arnsten, M.D., M.P.H.

Julia H. Arnsten, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor, Department of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health

Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine

Director, Center for Comparative Effectiveness Research

718.920.6641

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Victor M. Badner, D.M.D., M.P.H.

Victor M. Badner, D.M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor, Department of Dentistry

Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Epidemiology)

Chair, Department of Dentistry Department of Dentistry at Jacobi Medical Center

718.918.3418

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Earle C. Chambers, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Earle C. Chambers, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor, Department of Family and Social Medicine

Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Health Behavior Research & Implementation Science)

Director, Department of Family and Social Medicine Research Division

718.430.3057

Areas of Research: The intersection of social epidemiology and social medicine: how social determinants of health within the context of the physical environment can influence health behaviors and health outcomes in patients and populations.

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Carol A. Derby, Ph.D.

Carol A. Derby, Ph.D.

Research Professor, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology

Research Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Health Behavior Research & Implementation Science)

Louis and Gertrude Feil Faculty Scholar in Neurology

718.430.3882

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Jeffrey S. Gonzalez, Ph.D.

Jeffrey S. Gonzalez, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Health Behavior Research & Implementation Science)

646.592.4506

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Patrick D. Herron, D.Be.

Patrick D. Herron, D.Be.

Associate Professor, Department of Family and Social Medicine

Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Biomedical & Bioethics Research Training)

Director of Operations & Education Programming, Ruth L. Gotessman Clinical Skills Center

Director, Bioethics Education

718.862.1775

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Haejin In, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H.

Haejin In, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H.

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery

Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Health Behavior Research & Implementation Science)

718.379.6865

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Michal L. Melamed, M.D.

Michal L. Melamed, M.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine (Nephrology)

Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Epidemiology)

718.430.2304

Areas of Research: Risk factors for chronic kidney disease (CKD); racial disparities in kidney disease; clinical trials of bicarbonate therapy, vitamin D, group care; vitamin D deficiency and outcomes

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Carlos J. Rodriguez, M.D., M.P.H.

Carlos J. Rodriguez, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor, Department of Medicine (Cardiology)

Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Epidemiology)

Director, Clinical Cardiology Research

Director, Cardiovascular Epidemiology

718.430.2232

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Clyde B. Schechter, M.D.

Clyde B. Schechter, M.D.

646.228.4690

Areas of Research: Simulation modeling; epidemiology; breast cancer prevention and control; diabetes self-management support; patient safety and electronic medical records.

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Peter A. Selwyn, M.D., M.P.H.

Peter A. Selwyn, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor, Department of Family and Social Medicine

Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Health Behavior Research & Implementation Science)

Professor, Department of Medicine

Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Chair Department of Family and Social Medicine

Director, Palliative Care Program at Montefiore Medical Center

718.920.8434

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Simon D. Spivack, M.D., M.P.H.

Simon D. Spivack, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor, Department of Medicine (Pulmonary Medicine)

Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Epidemiology)

Professor, Department of Genetics

718.678.1040

Areas of Research: Development of early lung cancer detection strategies; exhaled nucleic acid and other airway biomarkers. Genome-wide surveys of lung epithelia. Translational lung studies. Mechanistic studies in functional epigenetics.

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Alvin H. Strelnick, M.D.

Alvin H. Strelnick, M.D.

Professor, Department of Family and Social Medicine

Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Health Behavior Research & Implementation Science)

Associate Dean for Community Engagement

Chief, Department of Family and Social Medicine Division of Community Health

718.920.4678

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Tertiary Faculty
Richard B. Lipton, M.D.

Richard B. Lipton, M.D.

Professor, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology

Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Epidemiology)

Edwin S. Lowe Chair in Neurology

Vice Chair The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology

Director, Montefiore Headache Center

718.430.3886

Areas of Research: I study migraine headaches, cognitive aging and dementia. My work includes longitudinal population studies that link stress, pain and cognitive performance to genetics, biomarkers and neuroimaging.

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Shlomo Shinnar, M.D., Ph.D.

Shlomo Shinnar, M.D., Ph.D.

718.920.2906

Areas of Research: Dr Shinnar�s research focuses on the outcome of childhood seizures including seizure and cognitive outcomes with an emphasis on status epilepticus. He also focuses on clinical trials in epilepsy and in child neurology.

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Quarternary Faculty
Robert D. Burk, M.D.

Robert D. Burk, M.D.

Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Pediatric Genetic Medicine)

Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health (Gynecological Oncology)

Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Epidemiology)

Vice Chair for Translational Research Department of Pediatrics

718.430.3720

Areas of Research: Papillomavirus evolution, pathogenesis and genomic changes causing cervix cancer; HPV methylation and risk of cervix cancer; Integration of molecular epidemiology, Next-Gen sequencing and bioinformatics. Epidemiology of the Human microbiome - gut, oral,

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Part-Time Faculty

Hillel W. Cohen, Dr.P.H., M.P.H.

Hillel W. Cohen, Dr.P.H., M.P.H.

Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Epidemiology)

Associate Director of Curriculum, Clinical Research Training Program

718.430.3745

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Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller, Ph.D.

Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller, Ph.D.

Distinguished University Professor Emerita, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Epidemiology)

Dorothy and William Manealoff Foundation and Molly Rosen Chair in Social Medicine Emerita

Site PI, Women's Health Initiative

718.430.2358

Areas of Research: cardiovascular risk, stroke, depression, hypertension, biomarkers, women's health, Hispanic health

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Alan R. Fleischman, M.D.

Alan R. Fleischman, M.D.

Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Neonatology)

Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Biomedical & Bioethics Research Training)

718.904.4105

Areas of Research: I am a pediatrician and bioethicist whose research focuses on perinatal and neonatal decision making, the limits of parental discretion in making health decisions for children, and research ethics.

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Elizabeth A. Walker, Ph.D.

Elizabeth A. Walker, Ph.D.

Professor Emerita, Department of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Professor Emerita, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Health Behavior Research & Implementation Science)

718.430.3242

Areas of Research: Evidence-based behavioral interventions to improve diabetes self-management and diabetes prevention. Focus on medication adherence for therapeutic and preventive medications. Risk perception re: diabetes. Global health care

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Voluntary Faculty

Michael H. Alderman, M.D.

Michael H. Alderman, M.D.

Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Epidemiology)

Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, Department of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

718.430.2281

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Damara Gutnick, M.D.

Damara Gutnick, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Health Behavior Research & Implementation Science)

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family and Social Medicine

914.354.5605

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David N. Hoffman, J.D.

David N. Hoffman, J.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Biomedical & Bioethics Research Training)

646.522.6363

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Jorge Kizer, M.D.

Jorge Kizer, M.D.

Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Epidemiology)

Director of Clinical Cardiovascular Research Department of Medicine

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Mark H. Kuniholm, Ph.D.

Mark H. Kuniholm, Ph.D.

Adjunct Research Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Epidemiology)

518.402.0397

Areas of Research: infectious diseases epidemiology, genetic epidemiology, molecular epidemiology, HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis

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Olivier D. Loudig, Ph.D.

Olivier D. Loudig, Ph.D.

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Epidemiology)

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology

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Ruth Macklin, Ph.D.

Ruth Macklin, Ph.D.

Distinguished University Professor Emerita, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Biomedical & Bioethics Research Training)

Areas of Research: Ethics in research involving humans, ethics and reproductive health, ethics in HIV research and treatment, public health ethics, ethics and health policy

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Sonia Suchday, Ph.D.

Sonia Suchday, Ph.D.

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Health Behavior Research & Implementation Science)

718.430.3856

Areas of Research: biopsychosocial health - specifically anger/stress and heart disease, global health, impact of stress related to immigration, acculturation, globalization on health; cultural contributions to understanding health/well-being

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