Faculty

Adebola A. Adedimeji, Ph.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., M.S.

Adebola A. Adedimeji, Ph.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., M.S.

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

Division Head, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health Division of Health Behavior Research & Implementation Science

718.839.7098

Areas of Research: Social and Structural Determinants of Health, HIV Prevention, HIV-Stigma, and Intersectional Stigma, Cancer Education and Prevention, Marginalized Populations, Implementation Science, Real-World Evidence, Community-Based Health Interventions, Cap

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Matthew J. Akiyama, M.D.

Matthew J. Akiyama, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

718.920.7175

Areas of Research: I study how people access and utilize hepatitis C and HIV treatment and prevention services with particular emphasis on their intersection with substance use and the criminal justice system in the U.S. and sub-Saharan Africa.

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James C.M. Brust, M.D.

James C.M. Brust, M.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

718.920.6482

Areas of Research: Epidemiology and treatment outcomes of drug-resistant tuberculosis and HIV in South Africa. A particular focus is on novel therapeutics and emergence of resistance as drugs are introduced into the South African TB program.

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Rosy Chhabra, Psy.D.

Rosy Chhabra, Psy.D.

Research Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Academic General Pediatrics)

Research Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Community Health Director, Montefiore School Health Program

718.862.1720

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Mark Guelfguat, D.O.

Mark Guelfguat, D.O.

Professor, Department of Radiology (Body MR and CT Imaging)

718.918.4600

Areas of Research: Emergency, Abdominal and Cardiac Imaging, Medical Education

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Sunit P. Jariwala, M.D.

Sunit P. Jariwala, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Allergy & Immunology)

718.920.6089

Areas of Research: Asthma; Health information technology; Developing and evaluating patient-facing mobile health applications for chronic conditions; Applying the innovation biodesign framework to approach healthcare disparities

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Frederick J. Kaskel, M.D., Ph.D.

Frederick J. Kaskel, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Pediatric Nephrology)

718.430.2233

Areas of Research: glomerular diseases, hypertension, genetic etiologies for disparities in kidney disease, adherence, congenital genitourinary tract abnormalities, chronic kidney disease, translational life-course research

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David W. Lounsbury, Ph.D.

David W. Lounsbury, Ph.D.

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

Associate Professor, Department of Family and Social Medicine

718.839.7452

Areas of Research: My domestic and international research aims to reduce chronic disease burden in medically underserved populations. I am a community psychologist and a psycho-oncologist with expertise in systems science methods.

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Umar K. Mian, M.B.B.S.

Umar K. Mian, M.B.B.S.

Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Director, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Retina Division

718.920.2020

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Jonathan Ross, M.D., M.S.

Jonathan Ross, M.D., M.S.

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

718.920.7064

Areas of Research: I study how people access and utilize HIV treatment and prevention services in the U.S. and sub-Saharan Africa, and am particularly interested in the relationship between migration and HIV outcomes.

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Joe Verghese, M.B.B.S., M.S.

Joe Verghese, M.B.B.S., M.S.

Professor, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology

Professor, Department of Medicine (Geriatrics)

Division Chief, Department of Medicine Geriatrics

Murray D. Gross Memorial Faculty Scholar in Gerontology

Director, Jack and Pearl Resnick Gerontology Center

Director, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology Division of Cognitive & Motor Aging

718.430.3877

Areas of Research: Effects of disease and aging on gait and cognition in older adults. Influence of cognitively stimulating activities on reducing risk of dementia and mobility loss, cognitive control of mobility, and global health

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Shankar Viswanathan, Dr.P.H.

Shankar Viswanathan, Dr.P.H.

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

718.430.3762

Areas of Research: Multivariate Survival Analysis, Longitudinal Data Analysis, Observer agreement, Missing and Measurement error issues, Clinical Trials, Oncology, Injury prevention, Global Health, Obesity and Nutritional Epidemiology

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Rodney L. Wright, M.D., M.S.

Rodney L. Wright, M.D., M.S.

Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health (Maternal Fetal Medicine)

718.920.9647

Areas of Research: HIV; perinatal HIV transmission; HIV among women; HPV; global health; maternal fetal medicine

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Christina J. Yang, M.D.

Christina J. Yang, M.D.

718.920.4646

Areas of Research: Simulation in medical education, quality improvement, dysphagia, pediatric airway and aerodigestive disorders

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Reza Yassari, M.D.

Reza Yassari, M.D.

Professor, The Leo M. Davidoff Department of Neurological Surgery

Director, The Leo M. Davidoff Department of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery Residency Training Program

718.920.8887

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