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Faculty

The Marvin Kuschner Professor and Chair
Shroyer BiosketchKenneth R. Shroyer, MD, PhD, Professor,  Cancer biomarkers as diagnostic adjuncts in surgical pathology and cytopathology.

Vice Chair for Anatomic Pathology
Zee BiosketchSui Y. Zee, MD, Associate Professor,  Director of Surgical Pathology. Gastrointestinal and pancreatic pathology.

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

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

Vice Chair for Experimental Pathology
Moll Biosketch - Ute 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.

Residency Program Director
Hwang Biosketch - Sonya Hwang, MD, Associate Professor,  Surgical pathology, cytopathology.

Fellowship Program Directors
Ahmed Biosketch - Tahmeena Ahmed, MD, Assistant Professor,  Hematopathology Fellowship Program Director. Transfusion medicine and hematopathology.

Liu Biosketch - Jingxuan Liu, MD, PhD, Associate Professor,  Surgical Pathology Fellowship Program Director. Anatomic and Clinical Pathology.


PATHOLOGY FACULTY, PRIMARY APPOINTMENTS

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

Jela Bandovic, MD, Clinical Associate Professor,  Chief of the Gross Anatomic Pathology and Histology Labs. Subspecialty: Gastrointestinal/Pancreatobiliary/Liver Pathology and Hematopathology. 

Batiste BiosketchRebecca Batiste ,MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, AP/Clinical Pathology

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

Michael J. Caplan, MD, Associate Professor,  Chief Medical Examiner, Suffolk County.

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

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

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

Luisa Escobar-Hoyos, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, 

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

Galanakis Biosketch - Dennis K. Galanakis, MD, Professor,  Director of Blood Bank. Biochemistry; metabolism and physiology of fibrinogen in health and disease.

Geoffrey D. Girnun, PhD, Associate Professor,  Director of Cancer Metabolomics. Cancer metabolism and transcriptional regulation.

Amit Gokhale, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Transfusion Medicine

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

Hong Lin Smith-Jones, PhD, Head of the Clinical Immunology

Heimann Biosketch - Alan Heimann, MD, Associate Professor,  Endocrine pathology; fine needle aspiration.

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

Kaplan Biosketch - Cynthia Kaplan, MD, Professor,  Director, Autopsy Service. Placental pathophysiology; pediatric pathology.

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

Ma Biosketch -Yupo Ma, MD, PhD, Professor,  Hematopathologist. Medical Director of Flow Cytometry Lab. Scientific Director of Stem Cell Core. Stem cell research.

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.

Mockler Biosketch - Daniel C. Mockler, MD, FCAP, Clinical Assistant Professor, General Surgical Pathology/GI and Liver Pathology/Bioinformatics. Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Southampton Hospital

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

Chiraag Patel, MD, MBA, Medical Chief of Molecular Pathology.

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

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

Adam Rosebrock, PhD, Assistant Professor, Regulation of central carbon metabolism underlying cell growth and division.

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

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

Silvia G. Spitzer, PhD, Clinical Professor,  Director of Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory. Molecular biology of microbial pathogens and clotting diseases.

Patricia Thompson-Carino, PhD, Professor,  Deputy Director of the Cancer Center.

Tornos Biosketch - Carmen Tornos, MD, Professor,  Surgical pathology, gynecological pathology, breast pathology.

XiaoTong (Tony) Wang, MD, Assistant Professor, Renal 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.

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


PATHOLOGY FACULTY, SECONDARY APPOINTMENTS

Jorge Benach, PhD, Professor Emeritus  (Microbiology),  Infectious disease immunology

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

Jason Cohen, MD, Assistant Professor,  Dermatopathology.

Yusuf 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 Assistant Professor (Dermatology)

Richard Moffitt, PhD, Assistant Professor (Biomedical Informatics)

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

Joel 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

Brian Sheridan, PhD (Molecular Genetics and Microbiology), Resident memory T cells (Trm) in the inhtestines, 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

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

Jizu Zhi, PhD, Research Assistant Professor,  Bioinformatics and cheminformatics


VOLUNTARY FACULTY
Barbara Arendash, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor
Galina Botchkina, PhD, Research Associate Professor

Joseph Chiofolo, DO, Clinical Instructor
Paul Chu, MD, Assistant Professor
John Chumas, MD, Clinical Associate Professor
Gary Clarke, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor
Virginia Donovan, MD, Clinical Associate Professor
Steven Drexler, MD, Clinical Instructor
William Engellenner, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor
Andrea Flieder, Clinical Assistant Professor
Matthew Geller, DO, Clinical Assistant Professor
Sol F. Green, PhD, FACB, Assistant Professor
Darren Groh, MD, Clinical Assistant Instructor
Mala Gupta, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor
Odette Hall, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor
Iman T. Hanna, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor
Wei Hou, MD, Research Associate Professor
Stephanie Horowitz, MD, Clinical Instructor
Alla Joutovsky, MD, Assistant Professor
Poonam Khullar, MBBS, Clinical Assistant Professor
Ruth Kohlmeier, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor
Shauna Kumar, MD, Clinical Assistant Instructor
Jinyu Li, PhD, Research Assistant Professor
Sharon Liang, MD, PhD, Clinical Associate 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
Lucia Roa, MD, Instructor
Valentine Schmidtt, Research Assistant Professor
Elena Selbs, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor
Liron Barnea Slonim, MD, Clinical Assistant Instructor
Renee Stonebridge, MD, Clinical Assistant Instructor
Jessica Strauss, MD, Clinical Assistant Instructor
George Turi, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor
Jianhong Zhou, MD, Clinical Instructor


EMERITUS
Jay L. Bock, MD, PhD, Professor, Emeritus
Gail S. Habicht, PhD, Professor Emeritus
Mae Hultin, MD, Professor Emeritus (Medicine)
Philip B. Kane, MD, Associate Professor Emeritus
Kenneth Marcu, PhD, Professor Emeritus 
Nancy Peress, MD, Professor Emeritus 
Mildred Phillips, MD, Professor Emeritus 
Leon Sokoloff, MD, Professor Emeritus
Gary Zieve, PhD, Associate Professor Emeritus