NKI Directory

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Theresa Abad, M.S.N., R.N.

staff
Clinical Coordinator, Manhattan Schizophrenia Research Program (MSRP)
Manhattan Psychiatric Center
646-766-5874

Sarah Abdelaziz

staff
Student Research Assistant
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation

Fabiula Abreu, Ph.D.

staff
Laboratory Manager, Emotional Brain Institute
Emotional Brain Institute

Mohammad Ahmed

staff
Facility Support Assistant, Safety Department
Safety Department
845-398-5500

Sandeep Alapati

staff
Research Intern, Emotional Brain Institute
Emotional Brain Institute

David Alcantara Gonzalez, Ph.D.

staff
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5437

Mary Jane Alexander, Ph.D.

faculty
Visiting Research Scientist, Social Solutions and Services
Social Solutions & Services

Alex Alfasso

staff
Trades Generalist, Maintenance
Maintenance
845-398-5552

Melissa Alldred, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-2176

Baerbel Allingham, Dipl. Inf. Med.

staff
Database Administrator, Information Sciences
Information Sciences
845-398-6515

Erika Andrade, Ph.D.

staff
Research Scientist, Emotional Brain Institute
Emotional Brain Institute
845-398-6633

McDaniel Andre

staff
Facility Support Assistant, Research Support
Research Support
845-398-5591

Babak Ardekani, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Biomedical Imaging and Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-5490

Md Shofiul Azam

staff
Assistant Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5456
B

Basavaraj Balapal, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-3234

Andrea Balla

staff
Schizophrenia Research
845-398-2959

Annamaria Barczak, Ph.D.

staff
Center for Biomedical Imaging and Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-6643

Christopher Bare

staff
Director, Cytometry and Cell Sorting Facility, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5417

Pedro Batista

staff
Research Field Supervisor, Social Solutions & Services
Social Solutions & Services
845-398-6582

Audrey Bauzó-Rosario, MA, CCDM, CCRP

staff
Research Compliance Monitor; Senior Data Manager, Information Sciences
Information Sciences
845-398-2893

Elaynny Beco

staff
Administrative Support Assistant, Human Resources
Personnel

Odeta Beggel

staff
Schizophrenia Research
845-398-2897

Martin Berg, M.S.

staff
Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-3433

Tina Bermudez, B.S.

staff
Administrator, Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-5485

Hannah Bernstein, B.S.

staff
Dementia Research
845-398-5437

Yash Bhambhani, M.S.

staff
Research Support Assistant, Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation

Stephan Bickel, M.D., Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation

Benedetta Bigio, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5444

Chloe Blau, MA

staff
Research Coordinator, Social Solutions & Services Research
Social Solutions & Services
845-398-5836

Cynthia Bleiwas, M.S.

staff
Research Assistant, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5528

Esther Blessing, M.D., Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Clinical Research
Clinical Research

Silong Brady

staff
Clinical Laboratory
Clinical Lab

Laura Bragdon, Ph.D.

staff
Visiting Scientist
Clinical Research

Stephen Braren

staff
Emotional Brain Institute
845-398-6692

Melissa Breland, M.A.

staff
Program Coordinator, Clinical Research
Clinical Evaluation Center
845-398-5525

David Brown

staff
Research Support Assistant, Social Solutions & Services
Social Solutions & Services

Natalee Brown

staff
Facility Support Assistant, Cleaning Services
Cleaning Services

Lynchel Brumaire

staff
Emotional Brain Institute
845-398-6692

Katherine Brundage, B.S.

staff
Clinical Research Coordinator
Geriatric Psychiatry
845-398-6533

Pamela D. Butler, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Clinical Research
Clinical Research
845-398-6537

Brent Butler

staff
Translational Neuroscience Laboratories
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation

Linda Butson

staff
Medical Laboratory Technician, Clinical Laboratory
Clinical Lab

Peter Byrons

staff
Facility Support Assistant, Research Support
Research Support
845-398-5591
C

Christopher K. Cain, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Emotional Brain Institute
Emotional Brain Institute
845-398-6560

Alvin Cameron

staff
Cleaning Services

Linda Capobianco, M.A.

staff
Social Solutions & Services
Social Solutions & Services
845-398-2190

Nicholas Caputo

staff
Business Officer, Business Office
Business Office
845-398-5401

F. Xavier Castellanos, M.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Clinical Research
Clinical Research
845-398-2899

Yun-Juan Chang, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist; Bioinformatics Facility Director, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-2894

Xinlin Chen

staff
Social Solutions & Services
Social Solutions & Services
845-398-6588

Qixuan Chen, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Social Solutions & Services Research
Social Solutions & Services
845-398-5589

James Clelland, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Clinical Research
Clinical Research
845-398-5512

Stan Colcombe, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist and Section Head, Design, Acquisition & Neuromodulation Laboratories, Center for Biomedical Imaging and Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-5514

Kate Collins, Ph.D., M.S.W.

faculty
Research Scientist, Clinical Research
Clinical Research
845-398-6580

Brenden Colon

staff
Maintenance Assistant / Driver, Maintenance
Maintenance

Chris Colucci

staff
Network Support Technician, Information Sciences
Information Sciences
845-398-6602

Soribel Consuegra

staff
Facility Support Assistant, Research Support
Research Support
845-398-5591

Antonio Convit, M.D.

faculty
Deputy Director, Nathan S. Kline Institute
Director’s Office
845-398-5502

Kathryn Cook, M.S., MCSE

staff
Network Project Manager and Systems Engineer, Information Sciences
Information Sciences
845-398-6662

Chiara Criscuolo, Ph.D.

staff
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5437

Clare Culver

staff
Research Assistant, Clinical Evaluation Center
Clinical Research

Thomas Cunningham, M.B.A.

staff
Deputy Director, Institute Administration, Nathan S. Kline Institute
Director’s Office
845-398-5504
D

Pasquale D’Acunzo, Ph.D.

staff
Postdoctoral Researcher, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-6669

Milena D’Auria

staff
Business Office
Business Office
845-398-5409

Saima Dar

staff
Clinical Laboratory
Clinical Lab
845-359-1000

Sandipkumar Darji, M.S.

staff
Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5436

Lila Davachi, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Clinical Research
Clinical Research
845-398-5471

Marlon De La Cruz

staff
Facility Support Assistant, Research Support
Research Support
845-398-5591

Nicaury De Los Santos

staff
Facility Support Assistant, Research Support
Research Support
845-398-5591

Stiver Delacruz

staff
Maintenance
Receiving
845-398-5461

Manolo DeLaCruz

staff
Facility Support Assistant, Research Support
Research Support
845-398-5591

Steven DeRosa

staff
Research Support Assistant, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5532

Francisco Dilone

staff
Maintenance
Receiving
845-398-5461

Xinyu Ding

staff
Project Administrator, Social Solutions & Services Research
Social Solutions & Services

David Dunlop, Ph.D.

faculty
Volunteer Research Scientist
845-398-5546

Salvador Dura-Bernal, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation

Victor Dyakin, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist
845-398-5464

Randi Dymond

staff
Human Resources Administrator, Personnel Department
Personnel
845-398-5412
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Jessica Eberlin

staff
Office Assistant, OMH Clinical Laboratory
Central Reference Lab

Edith Ellis

staff
Business Office
845-398-5405

Bernie Ellis

staff
Safety Department
Safety Department
845-398-5500

Goi Khia Eng, Ph.D.

staff
Assistant Research Scientist, Clinical Research
Clinical Research

Darlingtina Esiaka, Ph.D.

staff
Postdoctoral Fellow
Clinical Evaluation Center

Kathryn Evans

staff
Research Support Assistant, Clinical Research
Clinical Research
845-398-7752
F

Jody-Ann Facey

staff
Administrator, Institutional Review Board
Administration – IRB

Arnaud Falchier, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Biomedical Imaging and Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-6632

Shaona Fang

staff
Clinical Laboratory
Central Reference Lab
845-398-6696

Rosibel Fernandez

staff
Research Technician, Social Solutions & Services
Social Solutions & Services
845-398-6588

Gisele Ferrari

staff
Lab Administrator, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5539

Michael Fink

staff
Safety Department
Safety Department
845-398-5500

Sophie Flem

staff
Research Support Assistant, Emotional Brain Institute
Emotional Brain Institute

Alexandre R. Franco, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist and Section Head, Computational Neuroimaging Laboratories, Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-5822
G

Vilma Gabbay, M.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Clinical Research
Clinical Research
845-398-6559

Daniela Galvez, BA

staff
Research Assistant, Social Solutions & Services
Social Solutions & Services
845-398-6626

Kai Xuan Gan

staff
Research Support Assistant, Clinical Research
Clinical Research

Rolando Garcia

staff
IT Director, Information Sciences
Information Sciences
845-398-2196

Daniel Garcia-Barnett

staff
Technical Specialist, Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-6615

Yunglin Gazes, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation

Marjorie Gerbier

staff
Office Assistant, Business Office
Business Office
845-398-5404

Regina Giacinto

staff
Administrator, Business Office
Business Office
845-398-5446

Stephen Ginsberg, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-2170

Donald C. Goff, M.D.

faculty
Director, Nathan S. Kline Institute
Director’s Office
845-398-5502

Abraham Goldring, M.A.

staff
Clinical Research Volunteer, Manhattan Psychiatric Center
Manhattan Psychiatric Center
212-961-8992

Eduardo Gonzalez-Moreira, Ph.D.

staff
Research Scientist, Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-5507

Chris Goulbourne, Ph.D.

faculty
Director of Electron Microscopy, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-2192

Keith Graham

staff
General Mechanic, Maintenance
Maintenance
845-398-5554

Mary Griffin, Psy.D.

staff
EAP Coordinator, Licensed Psychologist
EAP Coordinator
845-680-7780

Skylar Gross, MPH

staff
Project Coordinator, Social Solutions & Services
Social Solutions & Services
845-398-6595

David Guilfoyle, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Biomedical Imaging and Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-5573

Andrea Guzman

staff
Assistant Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5456
H

Renee Hartig, Ph.D.

staff
Research Scientist, Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-5592

Jeanmarie Harvey, B.S.

staff
Research Support Assistant, Clinical Research
Clinical Research
845-398-6525

Audrey Hashim, M.S.

staff
Research Associate, Emotional Brain Institute
Emotional Brain Institute
845-398-5546

Elizabeth Henriquez

staff
Human Resources
Personnel
845-398-5411

Jennifer C. Hernandez, MPA

staff
Department Administrator
Social Solutions & Services
845-398-5489

Raymundo Hernando, M.D.

staff
Research Scientist
Geriatric Psychiatry
845-398-5578

Timothy Hilbert, M.D.

staff
Clinical Laboratory
Clinical Lab
845-398-6518

Teddy Hoppe

staff
Research Support Assistant, Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation

Matthew J. Hoptman, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Clinical Research
Clinical Research
845-398-6569

Charles Howard

staff
Research Assistant, Emotional Brain Institute
Emotional Brain Institute

Jan Hrabe, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Biomedical Imaging and Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-5488

Caixia Hu, M.S.

staff
MR Technician, Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-6512

George Hula

staff
Facilities Manager, Maintenance & Shipping/Receiving
Maintenance
845-398-6577
I

Kyrillos Ibrahim, M.S.

staff
Research Technician, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-6696

Eunju Im, Ph.D.

staff
Volunteer Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5438

Kristine Immediato

staff
Administrator, Neurochemistry
Neurochemistry
845-398-5530

Dan Iosifescu, M.D., M.Sc.

faculty
Department Director, Clinical Research
Clinical Research
845-398-6568

Mohammed Islam

staff
Research Technician, Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-6523
J

Swati Jain

staff
Program Coordinator, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5421

Daniel Javitt, M.D., Ph.D.

faculty
Department Director, Schizophrenia Research
Schizophrenia Research
845-398-6534

Pureum Jeon, Ph.D.

staff
Assistant Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5438

Huyang Jiang

staff
Facility Support Assistant, Research Support
Research Support
845-398-5591

Ying Jiang, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5439

Ayana Jordan, M.D., Ph.D.

faculty
Research Psychiatrist, Social Solutions & Services
Social Solutions & Services
845-398-6596

Jean Joseph

staff
Cleaning Services
Cleaning Services

Claude Joseph

staff
Cleaning Services
Cleaning Services
K

Yoshinao Kajikawa, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Biomedical Imaging and Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-6630

Neven Kalds

staff
Medical Laboratory Technician, OMH Clinical Laboratories
Clinical Lab

Shereen Kamel Said

staff
Consolidated Clinical Laboratory Manager, OMH Clinical Laboratories
Clinical Lab
845-398-5564

Josh Kantrowitz, M.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Schizophrenia Research
Schizophrenia Research
845-398-5503

Tracey Keel

staff
Administrator, Schizophrenia Research
Schizophrenia Research
845-398-6546

Meghan Kennedy

staff
Research Support Assistant, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5427

Anzalee Khan, Ph.D.

faculty
Associate Director (Data Sciences), Manhattan Schizophrenia Research Program (MSRP)
Manhattan Psychiatric Center
646-766-5876

Sam Khitrov

staff
Undergraduate Student, Emotional Brain Institute
Emotional Brain Institute

Yohan Kim, Ph.D.

staff
Volunteer Researcher, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-6669

Anina Klein, JD, MSW, CCRA

staff
Research Education Director, Human Research Protection
Administration – IRB
845-398-5520

Mark Klinger, D.V.M.

faculty
Veterinarian, Research Support
Research Support
845-398-5498

Menachem Krakowski, M.D., Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Clinical Research
Clinical Research
845-398-6542

Melissa Kramer, LCSW

staff
Clinical Researcher, Clinical Evaluation Center
Clinical Evaluation Center
845-398-5821

Hope Kronman, Ph.D.

staff
Psychiatry Resident, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5456

Howard Kushner, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Biomedical Imaging and Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-6597
L

Amanda Labuza, Ph.D.

staff
Postdoctoral Researcher, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-2176

John LaFrancois

staff
Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5437

Siu Chun Lam

staff
Cleaning Services
Cleaning Services

Cara LeClair

staff
Medical Laboratory Technician, OMH Clinical Laboratory
Clinical Lab

Sang Han Lee, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-6638

Sai Lee

staff
Clinical Laboratory
Central Reference Lab
845-398-6607

Ju-Hyun Lee, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5438

Helen-Maria Lekas, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Social Solutions and Services
Social Solutions & Services
845-398-6590

Jenna Lembo

staff
Research Support Assistant, Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-5513

Marcin Leszczynski, Ph.D.

staff
Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation

Efrat Levy, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5540

Monica Lewin, B.S.

staff
Ph.D. Student, Emotional Brain Institute
Emotional Brain Institute
845-398-6692

Crystal Fuller Lewis, Ph.D.

faculty
Department Director, Social Solutions and Services
Social Solutions & Services
845-398-5834

Harvey Lichtblau

staff
Medical Technologist, Clinical Laboratory
Clinical Lab

Grace Lind

staff
Administrator, Emotional Brain Institute
Emotional Brain Institute
845-398-5825

Jean-Pierre Lindenmayer, M.D.

faculty
Director, Manhattan Schizophrenia Research Program (MSRP), Manhattan Psychiatric Center / NKI
Manhattan Psychiatric Center
646-766-5866

Stuart Linder

staff
Project Manager
Administration
845-398-6503

Christos Lisgaras, Ph.D.

staff
Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5437

Susan Liu

staff
Medical Technologist, Central Reference Laboratory
Central Reference Lab
845-398-6610

Rosemarie LoFaro

staff
Senior Administrative Assistant, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5423

Clementina LoProto

staff
Research Volunteer
Clinical Research
201-563-3740

Jadaera Lorenzo

staff
Project Support, Manhattan Psychiatric Center
Manhattan Psychiatric Center
212-961-8992

Samuel Louviot, Ph.D.

staff
Research Technician, Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation

Aerika Lucy

staff
Administrator, Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-6637

Michele Lynn

staff
Administrative Support Assistant, Business Office
Business Office
845-398-6623
M

Anna MacKay-Brandt, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Clinical Evaluation Center
Clinical Evaluation Center
845-398-5432

Chase Mackey

staff
Research Scientist, Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-5586

Kieran Mackin

staff
Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
201-965-0315

Derek MacRobbie

staff
Safety Department
Safety Department
845-398-5500

Kensei Maeda

staff
Research Support Assistant, Geriatric Psychiatry
Geriatric Psychiatry

Lisa Maggio

staff
Fiscal Supervisor, Business Office
Business Office
845-398-5400

Sandeep Malampati, Ph.D.

staff
Assistant Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5455

Neikeisha Marcelle, M.P.A.

staff
Senior Data Manager, Information Sciences
Information Sciences
845-398-6510

Brandon Marino

staff
Research Support Assistant, Schizophrenia Research
Schizophrenia Research

Victor Marrero

staff
Housekeeping Services
Cleaning Services

Yesenia Martin

staff
Business Office
Business Office
845-398-5407

Antigona Martinez, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Schizophrenia Research
Schizophrenia Research
845-398-5497

Carrie Masia, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Social Solutions and Services
Social Solutions & Services
845-398-6695

Kurt Masiello, M.S.

staff
Research Technician, Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-6520

Lisa Mathes

staff
Administrative Support Assistant, Business Office
Business Office
845-398-5406

Paul Mathews, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5428

Tammy McGinnis

staff
Center for Biomedical Imaging and Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-6520

Michael McKeever

staff
Facility Support Assistant, Maintenance
Maintenance
845-398-5554

Kareem McLean

staff
Maintenance Assistant/Driver, Maintenance
Maintenance

Edenia Menezes, Ph.D.

staff
Postdoctoral Researcher, Emotional Brain Institute
Emotional Brain Institute

Fernando Mercado

staff
Medical Laboratory Technician, OMH Clinical Laboratories
Clinical Lab

Kristin Micceri

staff
Research Technician, Schizophrenia Research
Schizophrenia Research

Justyn Mikulewicz

staff
Facility Support Assistant, Research Support
Research Support
845-398-5591

Michael Milham, M.D., Ph.D.

faculty
Department Director, Center for Biomedical Imaging and Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-5826

Panaiyur Mohan, Ph.D.

faculty
Senior Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5435

Rachael Moldow, B.S.

staff
Research Support Assistant, Clinical Research
Clinical Research

Judy A. Moore, M.P.H.

staff
Regulatory Core Director, Human Research Protection Program, New York State Office of Mental Health
Administration – IRB
845-398-5577

Sonya Moore

staff
Technical Specialist, Information Sciences
Information Sciences
845-398-6634

Yolanda Morales

staff
Safety Department
Safety Department
845-398-5500

Annette Moreno

staff
Medical Technologist, Clinical Laboratories
Clinical Lab

Stuart Moss, M.L.S.

staff
Library Director, Health Sciences Library
Library
845-398-6576

Elizabeth Muenzer

staff
Medical Technologist, Clinical Laboratory
Clinical Lab
845-398-5566

Marcos Munoz

staff
Janitor, Maintenance
Maintenance
N

Danyah Nadim

staff
Project Support Assistant, Manhattan Psychiatric Center
Manhattan Psychiatric Center

Anusha Nalluri

staff
Research Support Assistant, Emotional Brain Institute
Emotional Brain Institute

Carla Nasca, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5423

Henry Nelson

staff
Clinical Laboratory
Central Reference Lab
845-398-6610

Katlyn Nemani, M.D.

faculty
Research Psychiatrist, Clinical Research
Clinical Research

Karl-Heinz Nenning, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-5576

Samuel Neymotin, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
718-490-0252

Peter Nguyen

staff
Medical Laboratory Technician, OMH Clinical Laboratory
Central Reference Lab

Gilbert Nick, LCSW, MPA

faculty
Research Scientist, Social Solutions & Services Research
Social Solutions & Services
845-398-6598

Jay Nierenberg, M.D., Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Clinical Research
Clinical Research
845-398-5574

Ralph Nixon, M.D., Ph.D.

faculty
Department Director, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5423
O

Noelle O’Connell, Ph.D.

staff
Center for Biomedical Imaging and Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-6625

Masuo Ohno, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-6599

Andrew Orefice

staff
Research Support Assistant, Geriatric Psychiatry
Geriatric Psychiatry
845-398-6533

Ricardo Osorio, M.D., M.A.

faculty
Research Scientist, Clinical Research
Clinical Research
845-398-6559

Karya Ottey, Ph.D.

staff
Director of Compliance
Administration
845-398-5527

Christa Ouellette

staff
Research Support Assistant, Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-6549
P

Kerstin Pahl, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Social Solutions & Services Research
Social Solutions & Services
845-398-5496

Mohan Parak

staff
Research Project Manager, Manhattan Schizophrenia Research Program (MSRP)
Manhattan Psychiatric Center
212-961-4016

Zamfira Parincu

staff
Research Support Assistant, Clinical Research
Clinical Research
845-398-6571

Benedicto Parker

staff
Research Scientist, Manhattan Schizophrenia Research Program (MSRP)
Manhattan Psychiatric Center
212-866-2690

Rajan Patel

staff
Clinical Laboratory
Clinical Lab
845-398-5564

Bindu Patel

staff
Clinical Laboratory
Clinical Lab
845-398-3258

Monika Pawlik, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-6664

James Peddy, B.S.

staff
Research Technician, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5436

Harshitha Pidikiti, M.S.

staff
Research Technician, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-2176

Janos Piturca

staff
Research Support
Research Support
845-398-5591

Amy Polinsky

staff
Project Support, Manhattan Schizophrenia Research Program
Manhattan Psychiatric Center

Vita Pomara

staff
Administrative Assistant
Geriatric Psychiatry
845-398-5582

Nunzio Pomara, M.D.

faculty
Department Director, Geriatric Psychiatry
Geriatric Psychiatry
845-398-5579

Cynthia Purtill

staff
Administrative Support Assistant, Business Office
Business Office
845-398-5402
Q

Wei Qi, M.D.

faculty
Psychiatrist, Clinical Research
Clinical Research
R

Lital Rachmany-Raber, Ph.D.

staff
Postdoctoral Researcher, Emotional Brain Institute
Emotional Brain Institute
845-398-6669

Diviya Rajesh

staff
Medical Student Research Fellow, Clinical Evaluation Center
Clinical Evaluation Center

Rosanny Ramirez

staff
Facility Support Assistant, Research Support
Research Support
845-398-5591

Miguelina Ramirez De Cespedes

staff
Facility Support Assistant, Research Support
Research Support
845-398-5591

Satish Rana

staff
Medical Technologist, Clinical Laboratory
Clinical Lab

Mala Rao, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5547

Nicolette Recchia, B.S.

staff
Research Support Assistant, Clinical Research
Clinical Research
845-398-5590

Chelsea Reichert Plaska, Ph.D.

staff
Postdoctoral Fellow
Geriatric Psychiatry
845-398-5583

Ramon Reyes

staff
Facility Support Assistant, Research Support
Research Support
845-398-5591

Olivia Ripley

staff
Research Support Assistant, Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-5516

Patrese Robinson-Drummer

staff
Emotional Brain Institute
Emotional Brain Institute
845-398-6692

Albert Rozalski

staff
Senior Systems Administrator, Information Sciences
Information Sciences
845-398-6508

Frank Ruiz

staff
Facility Support Assistant, Maintenance
Maintenance
845-398-5554

Brian Russ, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Biomedical Imaging and Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-6535

Margaret Ryan, R.N.

staff
Research Nurse, Clinical Evaluation Center
Clinical Evaluation Center
845-398-5521
S

Kuldeep Sachdeva, Ph.D.

staff
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5455

Yotam Sagi, Ph.D.

faculty
Assistant Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5456

Mariko Saito, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Emotional Brain Institute
Emotional Brain Institute
845-398-5537

Sheela Sajan, Ph.D., R.N.

staff
Research Nurse, Clinical Research
Clinical Research
845-398-5523

Raj Sangoi, RT(R)(MR), DHMS(Ind)

staff
MR Technician, Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-5416

Navin Sanichar, MPH

staff
Research Technician, Social Solutions & Services
Social Solutions & Services

Adrienne Naomi Santiago

staff
PhD Student, NYU Medical Center
Emotional Brain Institute
845-398-6692

Ivana Santopietro, M.D.

staff
Clinical Laboratory
Clinical Lab
845-398-5567

Antero Sarreal, M.D.

staff
Clinical Research Coordinator
Geriatric Psychiatry
845-398-6532

Helen Scharfman, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5427

Anne Schatz

staff
Research Assistant, Social Solutions & Services
Social Solutions & Services
845-398-6594

Charles Schroeder, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist and Section Head, Translational Neuroscience Laboratories, Center for Biomedical Imaging and Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-6539

Robert M. Sears, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Emotional Brain Institute
Emotional Brain Institute
845-398-6633

Pejman Sehatpour, M.D., Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Schizophrenia Research
Schizophrenia Research
845-398-6543

Henry Sershen, M.S., Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Schizophrenia Research
Schizophrenia Research
845-398-5548

Relish Shah

staff
Research Support
Research Support
845-398-5591

Kathleen Shannon

staff
Research Support
Research Support
845-398-5570

Jaclyn Sheehan

staff
Administration – IRB
845-398-5493

Subbanna Shivakumar, Ph.D.

staff
Assistant Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5454

Danni Sigler

staff
Research Support Assistant, Emotional Brain Institute
Emotional Brain Institute

Cristina Siller-Perez, Ph.D.

staff
Postdoctoral Investigator, Emotional Brain Institute
Emotional Brain Institute

Amarjyot Singh

staff
Research Support Assistant, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5456

Kari Siu

staff
Research Support Assistant, Clinical Research
Clinical Research
845-398-6572

Kim Siu

staff
Cleaning Services
Cleaning Services

John Smiley, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Schizophrenia Research
Schizophrenia Research
845-398-6601

Robert Smith, M.D., Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Schizophrenia Research
Schizophrenia Research
845-398-6531

Aileen Snider

staff
Executive Assistant to the Director
Director’s Office
845-398-5502

Tarek Sobeih, M.D., Ph.D.

faculty
Department Director, Information Sciences
Information Sciences
845-398-5585

Rana Sobeih

staff
Technical Specialist, Information Sciences
Information Sciences
845-398-7754

Andrew Solis

staff
Help Desk Manager, Information Sciences
Information Sciences
845-398-6517

Trisha Somerville

staff
Research Support
Research Support
845-398-5591

Brenda Stanbridge

staff
Business Office
845-398-5403

Aleksandra Stanisavljevic, Ph.D.

staff
Assistant Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-6696

Philip Stavrides, M.S.

staff
Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5436

Shawn Stearns

staff
Chief Safety & Security Officer, Safety Department
Safety Department
845-398-5500

Harlan Stearns

staff
Facility Support Assistant, Safety Department
Safety Department
845-398-5500

Gabriel Stephens, Ph.D.

staff
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5437

Emily R. Stern, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Clinical Research
Clinical Research
845-398-6636

Andrea Suazo

staff
Undergraduate Research Intern, Clinical Evaluation Center
Clinical Evaluation Center

Regina M. Sullivan, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Emotional Brain Institute
Emotional Brain Institute
845-398-5511
T

Arielle Tambini, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-5491

Sebrena Tate

staff
Social Solutions & Services
Social Solutions & Services
845-398-6579

Cátia Teixeira, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Emotional Brain Institute
Emotional Brain Institute
845-398-5830

Russell Tobe, M.D.

faculty
Director, Clinical Evaluation Center
Clinical Evaluation Center
845-398-6556

Caroline Tobey

staff
Clinical Trials System, Project Manager; FDA Compliance Specialist, Information Sciences
Information Sciences
845-398-6511

Babak Tofighi, M.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Social Solutions & Services Research
Social Solutions & Services
845-398-6588

Kristin Trautman, L.C.S.W.

faculty
Research Scientist, Clinical Evaluation Center
Clinical Evaluation Center
845-398-6504

Laura Trubenbach

staff
Associate Director of Human Resources, Personnel Department
Personnel
845-398-5410

Lucia Tu, Ed.M.

staff
Research Coordinator, Clinical Evaluation Center
Clinical Evaluation Center
845-398-6620

Umit Tural, M.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Clinical Research
Clinical Research
845-398-6573
U

Ivie Uzamere

staff
Research Support Assistant, Geriatric Psychiatry
Geriatric Psychiatry
845-398-5584
V

J. Thomas Vaughan, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Highfield MR Lab Director, Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
845-398-5469

Ilana Veyde

staff
Clinical Laboratory
Clinical Lab
845-398-6612
W

Inez Waite

staff
Cleaning Services
Cleaning Services

Victoria Walker

staff
Research Support Assistant, Emotional Brain Institute
Emotional Brain Institute

Jocelyn Wang

staff
Lab Manager
Clinical Evaluation Center

Shayla Ward

staff
Undergraduate Student, Emotional Brain Institute
Emotional Brain Institute

Judea Williams

staff
Payroll Supervisor, Business Office
Business Office
845-398-5533

Sharifa Williams, DrPH, MSc, MPH

faculty
Biostatistician, Social Solutions & Services Research
Social Solutions & Services
845-398-5597

Colin Williams

staff
Research Assistant, Emotional Brain Institute
Emotional Brain Institute

Donald A. Wilson, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist and EBI Director, Emotional Brain Institute
Emotional Brain Institute
845-398-2178

Alysse Woods

staff
IRB Director, Institutional Review Board
Administration – IRB
845-398-5492
Y

Dun-Sheng Yang, M.Med., Ph.D.

faculty
Senior Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5436

Nathan Yaragudri

staff
Undergraduate Student, Emotional Brain Institute
Emotional Brain Institute

Vinod K. Yaragudri, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist and Research Associate Professor, Emotional Brain Institute
Emotional Brain Institute
845-398-5449

Kathy Yates, Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Clinical Research
Clinical Research
212-263-0407

David Yuan, M.D., Ph.D.

faculty
Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research
Dementia Research
845-398-5438
Z

Vance Zemon, Ph.D.

staff
Visiting Research Scientist, Clinical Research
Clinical Research
914-589-8219

Haige Zheng

staff
Clinical Reference Laboratory
Central Reference Lab
845-398-6606

Wasif Zia, Ph.D.

staff
Research Scientist, Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation
Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation