Einstein Faculty

Einstein is home to more than 2,000 faculty members, who promote research and academic excellence at the College of Medicine.  In addition to conducting research in the institution’s 300 laboratories, these individuals serve as mentors and teachers to the medical school’s 724 M.D. students, 248 Ph.D. students, 117 M.D.-Ph.D. students and 368 postdoctoral research fellows. This page reflects resources and information useful to Einstein investigators, along with highlights pertaining to honors and events relevant to faculty.  Can't find a resource you need?  Please contact webrunners@einsteinmed.edu to let us know.

Faculty Features

Searching for the Next Generation of HIV Therapies

Dr. Diaz-Griffero studies the early events of HIV infection. A native of Chile, he earned a master’s in plant virology by pursuing a combined program between the Pontifical Catholic read more >

Scientists Pay Tribute to Pioneering Researcher Paul Frenette, M.D.

Researchers from across the globe assembled at Einstein on Thursday, June 2, at a memorial symposium in honor of Paul S. Frenette, M.D., Einstein professor of medicine and of read more >

Einstein and Montefiore Celebrate Opening of Psychiatry Research Institute

June 10, 2022—(BRONX, NY)—Last month, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System celebrated the official opening of the Psychiatry Research Institute at Montefiore Einstein (PRIME) with a read more >


Faculty Development Events

Thursday, October 20, 2022

"Transforming our Teams Using Psychological Safety"

Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location: Via Zoom

Thursday, October 27, 2022

"Special Session: Medical Screening and Treatment Recommendations for Newly Arrived Immigrant Children"

Time: 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: Via Zoom


Leadership Appointments

The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) and the department of pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have recently added several key leaders to their ranks. Under the direction of Judy Aschner, M.D., physician-chief at CHAM and university chair, pediatrics at Einstein and Montefiore, the new recruitments and promotions include:

  • Patricia Hametz, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Suzette Oyeku, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Peter Belamarich, M.D.
  • Melissa Wasserstein, M.D

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Academic Honors

Laudable Recognition—Dr. Allan Wolkoff has been selected to receive the Leadership Award from the American Liver Foundation (ALF) at its National Legacy Gala, in October. The honor recognizes his “decades of organizational leadership and scientific research on behalf of those affected by liver disease” and his loyal commitment to ALF’s mission. Renowned worldwide for providing new windows into the physiology and pathophysiology of hepatocytes as they relate to liver disease, Dr. Wolkoff’s work has had continuous support from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and he has served on various advisory committees. Previously, the ALF honored him with its 2012 Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award. A member of Einstein’s class of 1972, Dr. Wolkoff is professor and chief of the department of medicine’s division of hepatology and director of the Marion Bessin Liver Research Center. He also is professor of developmental & molecular biology, associate chair for research in medicine, and the Herman Lopata Chair in Liver Disease Research.

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