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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Alumni

2020 Graduates

  • Deborah Edelman DO Pesach Tikvah Family Service Center Outpatient Department, seeing children, adolescents and adults Brooklyn, New York.
  • Joseph Wise, MD Private Practice and a Part-time Faculty, at SUNY Downstate Health Science University Brooklyn, New York

2019 Graduates

  • Arashinder Dhaliwal, MD Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Southwest Community Health Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut.
  • Jessy Joseph, MD, Inpatient Unit Chief, Child and Adolescent Inpatient Service, New York City Health and Hospital/Metropolitan, New York, New York.
  • James Lubin, MD Inpatient Unit Chief, Child and Adolescent Inpatient Service, New York City Health and Hospital/Kings County, Brooklyn, New York.

2019 Graduation

2018 Graduates

  • Michelle Alstrom, MD Child Adolescent and Adult Outpatient Psychiatrist at New York Psychotherapy at both clinics in Brooklyn- Linden and Bushwick clinics as a in Brooklyn, New York.
  • Nayla Hariz, MD is working at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center as an Outpatient Attending Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in Hartford Connecticut.

2017 Graduates

  • Samina Mirza, MD is a Child and Adolescent Staff Psychiatrist at Christ Hospital (Care Point Health Care System) in Jersey City, New Jersey.
  • Tina Nguyen, MD is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences in the Psychiatric ER and Outpatient Department at Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Dept. of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences, Los Angeles, California.
  • Natasha Wallace, MD is a Psychiatrist in the Outpatient Department seeing adult and adolescent patients in San Francisco, California.

2017 Graduation

2016 Graduates

  • Sabrina Gratia, DO: Attending Psychiatrist in the Child and Adolescent Outpatient Department at Woodhull Hospital in Brooklyn, New York.
  • Anbreen Khizar, MD: Attending Psychiatrist in the Adult Outpatient Department at Kings County Hospital Center and Faculty at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, New York.
  • Lionel Pereira, MD: Attending Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at Lowell Community Health Center in Massachusetts.

2015 Graduate

  • Mandeep Kaur, MD: Attending Psychiatrist, Outpatient Adult and Pediatric Services and Faculty Member at Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine.

2014 Graduates

  • Weerasinghege Jayasekara, MD: Attending Psychiatrist, New York City Children's Center (Brooklyn Campus)
  • Seena Sebastian, MD: Attending Psychiatrist, Neighborhood Center for Children, Upstate, New York
  • Christian Trentacosta, MD: Attending Psychiatrist, New York City Children's Center (Brooklyn Campus)

2013 Graduate

  • Hinna Shah, MD Psychiatrist at the Pollak Mental Health Clinic at Monmouth Medical Center and part-time outpatient partial hospital program. Long Branch, NJ.

2012 Graduates

  • Shama Saqi, MD: Consultation Liaison Fellowship, Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship, LIJ Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY
  • Jonathan Weiss, MD: Columbia-Cornell Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship, New York, NY
  • Benjamin Wowo, MD: Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Kids Peace, Schnecksville, PA.

2011 Graduates

  • John Abulu, MD: Attending Psychiatrist at Woodhull Hospital; Outpatient Department – Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
  • Clarence Goh, MD: Gouverneur Healthcare Services; Outpatient Psychiatry and NYU Faculty Psychiatrist seeing patients in the Asian Bicultural Clinic, Child and Adolescent Clinic, and General Adult Clinic.

2010 Graduates

  • Taiwo Odedeyi, MD: Attending Psychiatrist, New York City Children's Center (Brooklyn Campus)
  • Payal Shah, MD: Attending Psychiatrist working with children and adults at Fordham Tremont CMHC, Bronx, NY.

Graduates who are currently faculty at Kings County Hospital Center:

  • Lenore Engel, MD
  • Norma Green, MD
  • John-Robert Jacques, MD
  • James Lubin, MD
  • Josephine Pedron-Santiago, MD

Graduates who are currently faculty at New York City Children's Center (NYCCC)

  • Taiwo Odedeyi, MD
  • Weerasinghege Jayasekara, MD
  • Christian Trentacosta, MD

Graduates who are currently faculty at SUNY Downstate University Hospital

  • Joseph Wise, MD (part time)

Graduates who are Voluntary Faculty

  • Marie Charles-Belzie, MD