Affiliated Faculty

Professors Emeriti

Raymond L. Goldsteen, Dr.P.H., Professor Emeritus in Preventive Medicine.

Steven Jonas, Preventive Medicine and Public Health; M.D., Harvard Medical School; M.P.H., Yale School of Medicine, M.S., Wagner School of New York Universty. Health policy; exercise, health and wellness promotion.



Elliott Bennett-Guerrero, Anesthesiology; M.D., Harvard Medical School. Safety and effectiveness of blood transfusion; surgical site infection; quality improvement.

Evelyn Bromet, Psychiatry and Behavioral Science; Ph.D., Yale University. Psychiatric epidemiology; psychiatric sequelae of disasters in adults and children; longitudinal studies of mental disorders.

Javed Butler, Medicine; M.D., Aga Khan University. Disease progression, outcomes, congestive heart failure.

David L. Ferguson, Technology and Society; Ph.D.,University of California, Berkeley. Quantitative reasoning; problem solving; educational technologies; decision-making.

Arthur Grollman, Pharmacology; M.D., Johns Hopkins University. Environmental carcinogens, carcinogenesis, oxicogenomics.

Ira Lamster, Periodontology; DDS, Stony Brook University

Marci Lobel, Psychology; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles. Stress, coping, and their effects on health, with an emphasis on pregnancy.

Anne E. McElroy, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Environmental toxicology; Use of aquatic models for assessing the effects of organic contaminates. 

Barbara Nemesure, Preventive Medicine; Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook. Cancer prevention and control; epidemiological and genetic risk factors for cancer.

Lester Paldy; MS, Distinguished Service ProfessorTechnology and SocietyCollege of Engineering and Applied Sciences

L. Reuven Pasternak, Former Vice President for Health Systems, Stony Brook Medicine; M.D., Duke University. Pediatrics.

Michael Pearl, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Medicine; M.D., University of California, San Francisco. Ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, general gynecologic oncology.

Charles L. Robbins, Social Welfare; D.S.W., Yeshiva University. Health, violence, and ethics; social justice; gender issues.

Peter D. Salins, Political Science; Ph.D., Syracuse University. Housing and economic development; immigration; urban and regional planning.

Warren Sanderson, Economics; Ph.D., Stanford University. Economic demography; economics of HIV.

Howard Schneider, Journalism, MS, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism; Executive Director, Center for News Literacy, Co-chair, Center for Communicating Science.

Mark Schweitzer, Radiology; M.D., SUNY Downstate.

Kenneth R. Shroyer, Pathology; M.D. Ph.D., University of Colorado.

Mark J. Sedler, Psychiatry and Behavioral Science; M.D., Baylor College of Medicine; M.P.H., Columbia University. Associate Dean, Global Medical Education; Director, Alzheimer's Disease Assistance Center of Long Island.

Christopher Sellers, History; Ph.D., Yale University; M.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. U.S. environmental and cultural history; transnational industrial and urban history.

Mark A. Talamini, Chairman of Surgery; M.D., Johns Hopkins University; achalasia; colon cancer; esophagus surgery; stomach cancer.

Nancy J. Tomes, History; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania. History of medicine and public health.


Associate Professors

Joan Broderick, Psychiatry and Behavioral Science; Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook. Behavioral medicine; pain; fibromyalgia; sleep; expressed emotional writing; HPA axis and stress; trama and diaster mental health.

Debra Cinotti, General Dentistry; D.D.S., State University of New York at Stony Brook. Oral health of persons with developmental disabilities. 

Aldustus Jordan, School of Medicine; Ed.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst Community development; cultural competence; health disparities.

Anne Moyer, Psychology; Ph.D., Yale University. Psychosocial issues surrounding cancer and cancer risk, gender and health, research methodology and meta-analysis.

Henry Thode, Emergency Medicine; Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook. Emergency medicine; trauma; quality assurance.


Clinical or Research Associate Professors

Josephine Connolly-Schoonen, Family, Population, and Preventive Medicine; Nutrition Division Health; Ph.D., Stony Brook University.

Karen Goldsteen, Retired, PhD in Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, MPH, Columbia University School of Public Health

Wei Hou, Family, Population and Preventive Medicine; Ph.D., University of Florida. Biostatistical methodology; Clinical Trial design; statistical genetics.

Evonne Kaplan-Liss, Assistant Dean, University of North Texas Health Sciences Center; M.D., Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Sharon A. Martino, School of Health Technology and Management, Physical Therapy, Ph.D. Nova Southeastern University. Pediatric and Adult Obesity; Preventive medicine; Inter-disciplinary collaboration of medicine, community, schools and families. 

Lisa Pastore, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Medicine; Ph.D., Epidemiolgoy; ovarian insufficiency.

Jeff Ritter, DBA, MBA, Clinical Associate Professor, School of Health Technology and Management 

Elinor R. Schoenfeld, Preventive Medicine; M.S., Ph.D., University at Buffalo Roswell Park Division. Epidemiology, community intervention trials, CBPR, data management and clinical research informatics, clinical trials.

Fred S. Sganga, Public and Community Health; M.P.H., Columbia University. Healthcare leadership; long term care; dementia care; pallative care.


Assistant Professors

Rebekah Burroway, Sociology; Ph.D., Duke University. Global health, gender, development, poverty and inequality.

Dolores Cannella, Dentistry; Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook. Women’s health; health psychology.

Carrie Shandra, Sociology; Ph.D., Brown University. Disabilities, market & nonmarket work, transition to adulthood, time use, quantitative methodology, social demography.

Jie Yang, Preventive Medicine (School of Medicine); Ph.D., University of Florida. Biostatistics.


Clinical Assistant Professors

Cappy Collins, M.D., Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Jordana Rothschild, Clinical Preventive Medicine; M.D., Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine; M.P.H., Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health. Public health of vulnerable populations.



Ernest Conforti, MS, MBA, Associate Director for Operation, Heart Center, Stony Brook Medicine

Amitava Das, MIDS, MBA, Chief Technology Officer, VICOM Computer Services, Inc.

Tristan Philip, PhD, Data Analyst, IPRO


Adjunct Professors

Robert Chaloner, MS, MBA, MPH, Chief Administrative Officer, Stony Brook Southampton Hospital

Ernie Conforti, MS, MBA, Associate Director of Operations, Heart Institute, Stony Brook University Hospital

Darren H.P. Deoraj, MHA, Director of Urology Services, Mt. Sinai Beth Israel, Mt. Sinai Morningside

Lawrence E. Eisenstein, MD, F.A.C.P., Commissioner of Health, Nassau County Department of Health.

Kathleen Flynn-Bisson, M.A., MCHES, Creator/CEO KFB Prevention Through the Arts, Inc.; Adjunct Professor, Adelphi University; Public Health Educator, Suffolk County Department of Health; Instructor, Clubhouse of Suffolk County and Seafield Drug Treatment Center.

Carolyn M. Gallagher, Ph.D., Project Manager, Office of Managed Care, IPRO.

Carol A. Gomes, MS, FACHE, CPHQ, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Stony Brook University Hospital 

Alan M. Jacobson, MD, Chief Research Officer, Winthrop University Hospital.

Marc J. Leff, Esq., Assistant Vice President, Labor and Employee Relations, Northwell Health

Catherine Marrone, Ph.D., Faculty, Stony Brook University Department of Sociology

Jennifer Manganello, Ph.D., Faculty, University at Albany, School of Public Health

Gregson H. Pigott, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Office of Minority Health, Suffolk County Department of Health Services.

Maggie Sidarous, MHA, LNHA, Administrator, St. Mary’s Hospital for Children 

James L. Tomarken, M.D., M.P.H. M.S.W., M.B.A., Commissioner, Suffolk County Department of Health Services.

Jason Winslow, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Jessica Koos, MS, MLS, Health Sciences Librarian, Stony Brook University