Office of the Senior Vice President of Research


Message from the SVP of Research


From explorations focused on the development of new treatments and therapeutics to faculty and student-led research driving groundbreaking innovations in health and medicine, research programs at SUNY Downstate span a broad spectrum of interests from the basic sciences; to translational research; to clinical trials; to population research and health equity; to health information technology; to evidence-based research for nursing, healthcare, and education. Our investigators are making discoveries that are changing the world of biomedicine and healthcare.

David Christini, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Research

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Our Team

                                                                                          Top Row, Left to Right:                                                                                            
                                                             Dr. David Christini, SVP of Research                                                                 
                                                           Dr. Marcus Lambert, AVP for Research Strategy & Operations                                                                   
                  Dr. Ayesha Joshi, Director for Research Programs Development                              
Bottom Row, Left to Right:
Ms. Sharon L. Sealy, Exec. Director/Deputy Operations Manager, RF
Mr. Marcus (Gabe) Rodriguez, Exec. Director of Development for Research
Ms. Tirtha Ratnam, Program Coordinator