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PhD Program

Academic Success

PhD Advisors

Cynthia Aranow, MD
Professor, Center for Autoimmune, Musculoskeletal and Hematopoietic Diseases,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical research
Associate Professor, Molecular Medicine and Medicine,
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Miklos Argyelan, MD
Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Betsy Barnes, PhD
Professor & Head, Laboratory of Autoimmune and Cancer Research,
Center for Autoimmune, Musculoskeletal and Hematopoietic Diseases,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Lance Becker, MD, FAHA
Professor, Center for Immunology & Inflammation,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Chair, Emergency Medicine, Northwell Health
Professor and Chair, Emergency Medicine, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Lionel Blanc, PhD
Associate Professor, Laboratory of Developmental Erythropoiesis,
Center for Autoimmune, Musculoskeletal and Hematopoietic Diseases,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Associate Professor, Molecular Medicine and Pediatrics,
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Ona Bloom, PhD
Associate Professor, Center for Autoimmune, Musculoskeletal and Hematopoietic Diseases,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine,
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Associate Professor and Director of Research, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Vincent Bonagura, MD
Professor, Center for Immunology and Inflammation,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor, Pediatrics and Molecular Medicine,
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

John Boockvar, MD
Professor, Feinstein Center for Neuroscience, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor, Laboratory for Brain Tumor Biology and Therapy, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Co-Director, Brain Tumor Biotech Center, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Vice Chair, Department of Neurosurgery, Lenox Hill Hospital
Director, Brain Tumor and Pituitary/Neuroendocrine Center, Lenox Hill Hospital
Professor, Neurosurgery and Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Chad Bouton
Professor & Center Head, The Center for Bioelectronic Medicine,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Director, The Center for Bioelectronic Medicine,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Division Leader, Neurotechnology and Analytics,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Vice President, Advanced Engineering, Northwell Health

Lior Brimberg, PhD
Assistant Professor, Center for Autoimmune, Musculoskeletal and Hematopoietic Diseases,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Eric Chang, PhD

Sangeeta Chavan, PhD
Associate Professor, Center for Biomedical Science,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Nicholas Chiorazzi, MD
Professor, Karches Center for Oncology Research,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Head, Karches Center for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Research,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor, Medicine and Molecular Medicine,
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Daniel Coletti, PhD
Assistant Professor, Division of Psychiatric Neuroscience, Zucker Hillside Hospital
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Medicine, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Barbara Cornblatt, PhD, MBA
Professor, Center for Psychiatric Neuroscience, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Director, Recognition and Prevention (RAP) Program,
Department of Psychiatry, The Zucker Hillside Hospital
Professor, Psychiatry and Molecular Medicine,
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Christoph Correll, MD
Professor, Center for Psychiatric Neuroscience,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Medical Director, Recognition and Prevention (RAP) Program,
Department of Psychiatry, The Zucker Hillside Hospital
Professor, Psychiatry and Molecular Medicine,
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Anne Davidson, MBBS
Professor, Center for Autoimmune, Musculoskeletal and Hematopoietic Diseases,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor of Molecular Medicine, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Peter Davies, PhD
Director, Litwin-Zucker Center for Alzheimer's Disease & Memory Disorders,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor, Pathology and Neuroscience, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Kristina  Deligiannidis, MD
Associate Professor, Center for Psychiatric Neuroscience, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Director, Women's Behavioral Health, Zucker Hillside Hospital, Northwell Health
Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Obstetrics & Gynecology, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Clifford Deutschman, MS, MD
Professor, Center for Biomedical Science,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Vice Chairman, Research, Department of Pediatrics,
Cohen Children's Medical Center, Northwell Health
Professor, Pediatrics and Molecular Medicine,
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
and Elmezzi Graduate School of Molecular Medicine

Betty Diamond, MD
Professor & Head, Center for Autoimmune, Musculoskeletal and Hematopoietic Diseases,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor, Molecular Medicine and Medicine, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Director, PhD Program, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Michael Diefenbach, PhD
Professor, Merinoff Center for Patient-Oriented Research, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Director, Behavioral Research, Department of Medicine & Urology
Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

David Eidelberg, MD
Professor & Head, Feinstein Center for Neurosciences, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor of Molecular Medicine and Neurology, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Yun Freudenberg-Hua, MD
Assistant Professor, The Litwin-Zucker Center for Alzheimer's Disease & Memory Disorders,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Molecular Medicine,
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Marc Gordon, MD
Professor, Litwin-Zucker Center for Alzheimer's Disease & Memory Disorders,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor, Neurology and Psychiatry, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Daniel Grande, PhD
Associate Professor, Center for Bioelectronic Medicine, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Director, Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Associate Professor, Molecular Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery,
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Peter Gregersen, MD
Professor & Director, Robert S. Boas Center for Genomics & Human Genetics,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor, Molecular Medicine, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Negin Hajizadeh, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Merinoff Center for Patient-Oriented Research,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Associate Professor of Medicine, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

 

Patricio Huerta, PhD
Professor, Center for Autoimmune, Musculoskeletal and Hematopoietic Diseases,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Associate Professor, Molecular Medicine, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Jared Huston, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor, The Center for Biomedical Science, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Assistant Attending, Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, Northwell Health
Assistant Professor, Surgery, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

John Kane, MD
Professor, The Center for Psychiatric Neuroscience, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Senior Vice President, Behavioral Health Services, Northwell Health
Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, The Zucker Hillside Hospital
Professor & Chair, Psychiatry, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Professor, Molecular Medicine, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Sun Jung Kim, PhD
Assistant Professor, The Center for Autoimmune, Musculoskeletal and Hematopoietic Diseases,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine,
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Junhwan Kim, PhD
Czeslawa Kowal, PhD
Joshua Lampe, PhD

Annette Lee, PhD
Associate Professor, Robert S. Boas Center for Genomics & Human Genetics,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Director, Laboratory of Translational Genetics, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Associate Member, Northwell Health Cancer Institute
Associate Professor & Associate Dean, Elmezzi Graduate School of Molecular Medicine
Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine,
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Todd Lencz, PhD
Professor, The Center for Psychiatric Neuroscience, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor, Psychiatry and Molecular Medicine, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Chunyan Li, PhD
Assistant Professor, Center for Bioelectronic Medicine,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery,
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Jeffrey Lipton, MD, PhD
Professor, The Center for Autoimmune, Musculoskeletal and Hematopoietic Diseases,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Head, Patient Oriented Research, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Chief Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation,
Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York
Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Medicine, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Shu Fang Liu, PhD
Associate Professor, The Center for Immunology & Inflammation,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor of Medicine, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Johnson Liu, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatric Hematology & Oncology, The Karches Center for Oncology Research,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor of Pediatrics, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Meggan Mackay, MD, MS
Professor, The Center for Autoimmune, Musculoskeletal and Hematopoietic Diseases,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Associate Professor, Molecular Medicine and Medicine,
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Anil Malhotra, MD
Professor, The Center for Psychiatric Neuroscience,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Director, Psychiatry Research, Zucker Hillside Hospital
Professor, Molecular Medicine and Psychiatry,
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Thomas McGinn, MD, MPH
Professor, The Merinoff Center for Patient-Oriented Research,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor and Chair of Medicine, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
SVP and Executive Director, Medicine Service Line, Northwell Health

Ashesh  Mehta, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, The Feinstein Center for Neuroscience,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical research
Director, Laboratory for Human Brain Mapping, Northwell Health
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Christine Metz, PhD
Director, Faculty Affairs, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor, The Center for Biomedical Science, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor and Associate Dean, Elmezzi Graduate School of Molecular Medicine
Professor, Molecular Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology,
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Edmund Miller, PhD CChem CSci FRSC
Professor, The Merinoff Center for Patient-Oriented Research, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Director, Cardiopulmonary Research Laboratory, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor, Medicine & Molecular Medicine & Surgery, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Jacqueline Moline, MD, MSc
Professor, The Merinoff Center for Patient-Oriented Research,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical research
Vice President, Occupational Medicine, Epidemiology and Prevention, Northwell Health
Chair & Professor, Occupational Medicine, Epidemiology and Prevention,
Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
Professor, Medicine, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Kenan Onel, MD, PhD
Professor, Robert S. Boas Center for Genomics & Human Genetics, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Chief, Division of Human Genetics and Genomics, Cohen Children's Medical Center
Associate Chief, Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, and Stem Cell Transplantation
Director, Center for Family Cancer Risk Assessment and Prevention
Director, Clinical Genomics, Northwell Health
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Valentin Pavlov, PhD
Associate Professor, Center for Biomedical Science,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine,
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Renee Pekmezaris, PhD
Associate Professor, The Merinoff Center for Patient-Oriented Research,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Vice President, Community Health and Health Services Research, Northwell Health
Professor, Department of Population Health, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Delbert  Robinson, MD
Associate Professor, The Center for Psychiatric Neuroscience, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor, Molecular Medicine & Psychiatry, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Rosamaria Ruggieri, PhD
Associate Professor, The Karches Center for Oncology Research,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Assistant Professor, Molecular Medicine and Radiation Medicine,
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Pina Sanelli, MD, MPH
Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Frances Santiago-Schwarz, PhD
Professor, The Center for Autoimmune, Musculoskeletal and Hematopoietic Diseases,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor, Molecular Medicine, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Barbara Sherry, PhD
Director, Research Training, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor, The Center for Immunology & Inflammation, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Director, Laboratory of Cytokine Biology, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor, Molecular Medicine and Medicine,
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Pravin Singhal, MD
Professor, The Center for Immunology & Inflammation,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Director, Academic Affairs, Division of Kidney Diseases and Hypertension
Professor of Medicine, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Harbi Sohal, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pre-Clinical Device & Microfabrication Laboratories,
The Center for Bioelectronic Medicine, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Bettie Steinberg, PhD
Provost, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor, The Karches Center for Oncology Research, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Director, Laboratory of Papillomavirus Research, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor & Chair, Department of Molecular Medicine,
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Professor, Elmezzi Graduate School of Molecular Medicine

Marc Symons, PhD
Professor, The Karches Center for Oncology Research, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Co-Director, Brain Tumor Biotech Center, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Director, Light Microscopy Facility, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor, Molecular Medicine & Neurosurgery, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Kevin Tracey, MD
President and CEO, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor & Director, The Center for Biomedical Science, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor, Molecular Medicine & Neurosurgery, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Sarah Rivkah Vaiselbuh, MD
Assistant Professor, Laboratory of Stem Cell Niche Biology,
The Karches Center for Oncology Research, The Feinstein Institute of Medical Research
Director, Pediatric Hemato/Oncology-HistioCare, Children's Cancer Center, Staten Island University Hospital
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics & Molecular Medicine, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Andrea  Vambutas, MD
Professor, The Center for Autoimmune, Musculoskeletal and Hematopoietic Diseases,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor, Molecular Medicine & Otolaryngology,
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Adrianna Vlachos, MD
Associate Professor
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

An Vo, PhD
Assistant Professor
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Bruce Volpe, MD
Professor, The Center for Biomedical Science,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine,
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Haichao Wang, PhD
Professor, The Center for Biomedical Science, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Director, Laboratory of Emergency Medicine, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor of Emergency Medicine, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Ping Wang, MD
Chief Scientific Officer, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor & Head, The Center for Immunology & Inflammation, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Vice Chairman for Research, Department of Surgery, North Shore University Hospital
and Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Professor of Surgery and Molecular Medicine, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Weng Lang Yang, PhD
Professor, The Center for Immunology & Inflammation,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor, Surgery, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Professor, Elmezzi Graduate School of Molecular Medicine

Theodoros Zanos, PhD
Assistant Professor, Neural Decoding and Data Analytics Laboratory,
The Center for Bioelectronic Medicine, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine,
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell


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