School of Public Health Faculty & Staff

The School of Public Health at Downstate is home to talented academic and administrative professionals dedicated to serving students and promoting health equity for all. 

Departmental faculty have been extensively involved in a broad range of scholarly and research activities. These include clinical outcomes and health care quality improvement, risk management in health care institutions, home health care, hospice care, cost containment and prospective payment, Medicaid, community mental health, strategic health planning, HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, cancer epidemiology, prostate cancer, and comparative mortalities in surgical procedures. Current plans for future research directions include disparities in health and health care among minority populations, urban health issues, cancer epidemiology, health care evaluation, women's health, prevention issues for urban minority populations, and HIV prevention and treatment.

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Arlene L. Mbonu, PhD, MA

Coordinator for Strategic Partnerships

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Macceau Medozile, MPA, DrPH

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Health Policy & Management


Jacquelyn L. Meyers, PhD

Associate Professor, Psychiatry
Brain Sciences Lead, Institute of Genomic Health
Co-Director, Henri Begleiter Neurodynamics Lab

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Howard L. Minkoff, MD, FACOG

Distinguished Service Professor
Health Policy & Management

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Mohamed Nakeshbandi, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor / Hospitalist
Department of Medicine

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Christina Pardo, MD, MPH

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

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Victor Puac-Polanco, MD, DrPH, MSCE

Assistant Professor
Department of Health Policy and Management

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Simone A. Reynolds, PhD, MPH

Director of Online Learning and Instructional Innovation, Assistant Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Wayne J. Riley, M.D., MPH, MBA, MACP

Wayne J. Riley, M.D., MPH, MBA, MACP

Office of the President
SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

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Raeann Rolston, MA

Student Recruitment Specialist
School of Public Health

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Janet Rosenbaum, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

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Carl Rosenberg, PhD, MS

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics