Faculty

The Marvin Kuschner Professor and Chair
Shroyer CV, Shroyer LabKenneth R. Shroyer, MD, PhD, Professor,  Molecular mechanisms of tumor aggression. Surgical pathology and cytopathology.

Vice Chair for Anatomic Pathology
Azabdaftari Biosketch, Gissou Azabdaftari, MD, Associate Professor

Vice Chair for Clinical Pathology 
Spitzer BiosketchEric D. Spitzer, MD, PhD, Associate Professor,  Director Laboratory Services. Molecular biology of microbial pathogens.

Vice Chair for Laboratory Initiatives and Digital Medicine
Saltz BiosketchJoel H. Saltz, MD, PhD, Professor (Biomedical Informatics), Cherith Professor and Founding Chair, Biomedical Informatics; Vice President for Informatics, Stony Brook Medicine; Associate Director for Informatics, Stony Brook Cancer Center

Vice Chair for Experimental Pathology
Moll BiosketchUte Moll, MD, Professor,  Tumor suppressor genes, the role of the p53/p73/p63 gene family in human cancer, transcription-independent mitochondrial apoptosis program of p53.

Vice Chair for Education
Howard B. Fleit, PhD, Associate Professor,  Leukocyte Fc receptors; granulocyte/macrophage growth and differentiation.

Residency Program Director
Hennigar BiosketchRandolph Alexander Hennigar, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Chief of Renal Pathology, Director of Autopsy Service, Medical Director, Biobank

Fellowship Program Directors
Ma BiosketchYupo Ma, MD, PhD, Professor, Hematopathology Fellowship Program Director, Hematopathologist, Medical Director of Flow Cytometry Lab, Scientific Director of Stem Cell Core, Stem cell research

Wu BiosketchMaoxin Wu, MD, PhD, Clinical Professor, Chief of Cytopathology, Director of Fine Needle Aspiration and Core Biopsy Services. Cytology and predictive tumor markers

Truskinovsky BiosketchAlexander Truskinovsky, MD, Professor, Surgical Pathology Fellowship Program Director, Associate Director of Surgical Pathology.


PATHOLOGY FACULTY, PRIMARY APPOINTMENTS

Ahmed Biosketch, Sunjida Ahmed, MD, Assistant Professor

Ahmed Biosketch - Tahmeena Ahmed, MD, Assistant Professor, Transfusion medicine and hematopathology

Evguenia Alexandrova, PhD Assistant Professor, Breast cancer and mammary stem cells

Arena Biosketch, Robert Arena, MD, Assistant Professor

Bai Biosketch, Ji Dong (Karen) Bai, MD, Clinical Instructor

Jela Bandovic, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Subspecialty: Gastrointestinal/Pancreatobiliary/Liver Pathology and Hematopathology. 

Boyce Biosketch - Brendan Boyce, MD, Clinical Professor, Bone and soft tissue.

Ann-Leslie Berger-Zaslav, PhD, Clinical Professor,  Cytogenetics

Bo Chen, PhD, Research Instructor, Manager, MALDI

Fei Chen, PhD, Professor, Epigenetics and cancer stem-like cells

Jun Chung, PhD, Associate Professor,  Mechanisms of tumor invasion and metastasis.

Mehdi Damaghi, PhD, Assistant Professor

Davis Biosketch - James Davis, MD, Associate Professor,  Medical Director of Stony Brook BioBank; Neuropathology; Chief of Pediatric Pathology.

Gong Feng, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Laboratory Director, Director of Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Martha B. Furie, PhD, Professor (Molecular Genetics and Microbiology),  Director, Graduate Program in Genetics. Interactions of bacterial pathogens with host cells of innate immunity.

John Haley, PhD, Associate Professor,  Director of Developmental Therapeutics, Cancer Center, and Director of the Proteomics Core.

Hong Lin, PhD, Head of the Clinical Immunology

Jingfang Ju, PhD, Professor, non-coding RNAs in cancer and translating the new discovery to clinical cancer diagnosis and therapy.

Richard Kew, PhD, Associate Professor, Scientific Director of Stony Brook Biobank; Leukocyte chemotaxis; inflammation; pulmonary immunopathology.

Liu Biosketch - Ke Jian "Jim" Liu, PhD, Professor, Associate Director for Basic Research, Stony Brook Cancer Center

Mamone BiosketchLinda Mamone ,MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Board Certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, with subspecialty training in Transfusion Medicine

Natalia Marchenko, PhD, Assistant Professor,  Mechanisms of aberrant stabilization of mutant p53 in cancer and its effect on cell motility, invasion and metastases.

Luis A. Martinez, PhD, Associate Professor,  Transcriptional regulation by mutant p53.

David Montrose, PhD, Assistant Professor, Understanding and modulating host intrinsic and extrinsic factors in the GI tract to prevent and treat colorectal cancer (CRC) and  inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). 

Allen J. Norin, PhD, Professor,  Director of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Laboratory.

R. Scott Powers, PhD, Professor,  Director of Clinical Cancer Genomics, The Cancer Center.

Reddy Biosketch - Rekha Reddy, DMD, Assistant Professor, Director of Oral Pathology

Kanokporn Rithidech, PhD, Professor of Research Pathology,  Molecular cytogenetics, genomic instability and cancer, radiation biology, proteomics.

Seidman Biosketch - Roberta J. Seidman, MD, Associate Professor,  Neuropathology.

Senzel Biosketch - Lisa Senzel, MD, PhD, Associate Professor,  Director of Hematology Laboratory. Hematology and transfusion medicine.

Thakur Biosketch - Chitra Thakur, PhD, Research Assistant Professor

Xiaoyun Wen, MBBS, PhD, Assistant Professor, Surgical Pathologist Department of Anatomic Pathology 

Wu Biosketch - Maoxin Wu, MD, PhD, Clinical Professor, Chief of Cytopathology, Director of Fine Needle Aspiration and Core Biopsy Services. Cytology and predictive tumor markers

Tianhao Zhao, MD, Assistant Professor, Co-Director of Pathology Education 

Thomas Zimmerman, DVM, Assistant Professor,  Director of Laboratory Animal Resources.


PATHOLOGY FACULTY, SECONDARY APPOINTMENTS

Richard Bronson, MD, Professor (Ob/Gyn), Reproductive endocrinology

Jiang Chen, MD, Associate Professor,  Planar cell polarity and primary cilia in skin and hair follicle development and skin cancers.

Luisa Escobar-Hoyos, PhD, Research Assistant Professor

Hannun BiosketchYusuf A. Hannun, MD, Professor (Medicine),  Director, Cancer Center and Vice Dean, Cancer Medicine, School of Medicine. Internal Medicine; Medical Oncology

Tahsin M. Kurc, PhD, Research Associate Professor (Biomedical Informatics)

Daniel F. Lozeau, MD, Clinical Associate Professor (Dermatology)

Richard Moffitt, PhD, Assistant Professor (Biomedical Informatics)

Nora Odingo, DMD, Assistant Professor (Clinical Oral Pathology/Oral Medicine)

Brian Sheridan, PhD (Molecular Genetics and Microbiology), Resident memory T cells (Trm) in the intestines, Memory gd T cells in mucosal inflammation  

Sanford Simon, PhD, Professor (Biochemistry),  Extracellular matrix degradation by proteases of inflammatory cells, tumor cells, and microbes; design and evaluation of protease inhibitors for therapeutic applications

Roy T. Steigbigel, MD, Professor (Medicine),  Mononuclear and polymorphonuclear phagocyte functions; macrophage function in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection

Flaminia Talos, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor (Urology), Specification and clonal fate analysis of prostate epithelial cells in organogenesis and cancer

Patricia Thompson-Carino, PhD, Professor

Adrianus (Ando) Van Der Velden, PhD, Associate Professor (Molecular Genetics & Microbiology),  Role of Mammalian T cells in adaptive immunity to Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium


VOLUNTARY FACULTY   

Jingxuan Liu, PhD, Associate Professor Retired                                                                                                                                                                                    John Chumas, MD, Clinical Associate Professor
Gary Clarke, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor
Jason Cohen, MD, Assistant Professor, Dermatopathology
Giovanni D’Angelo, PhD, Research Assistant Professor
Amr Ghaleb, PhD, Research Assistant Professor
Odette Hall, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor
Wei Hou, MD, Research Associate Professor
Stephanie Horowitz, MD, Clinical Instructor
Jinyu Li, PhD, Research Assistant Professor
Anait Levenson, MD, PhD, Adjunct Research Professor
Ariella Lissauer, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor
Stephanie Muller, MD, Clinical Assistant Instructor
Alice Nemajerova, PhD, Research Assistant Professor
Timothy Pal MD, Assistant Professor, Chief of Pathology, Northport VA
Lester Paldy, MS, Distinguished Service Professor
Amy Rapkiewicz, MD, Adjunct Associate Professor
Valentine Schmidt, Research Assistant Professor
Omar Tliba, PhD, Research Professor
George Turi, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor                                                                                                                                                                                          Jianhong Zhou, MD, Clinical Instructor                                                                                                                                                                                                                


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Carmen Tornos, MD, Professor Emeritus
Jorge Benach, PhD, Professor Emeritus  
Jay L. Bock, MD, PhD, Professor Emeritus
Dennis K. Galankis, MD, Professor Emeritus
Gail S. Habicht, PhD, Professor Emeritus
Mae Hultin, MD, Professor Emeritus (Medicine)
Philip B. Kane, MD, Associate Professor Emeritus
Cynthia Kaplan, MD, Professor Emeritus
Nancy Peress, MD, Professor Emeritus 
Mildred Phillips, MD, Professor Emeritus