• Bassett Research Institute Faculty

    gadomski.pngAnne Gadomski, MD, MPH

    Director, Bassett Research Institute, Attending Pediatrician; Lead Evaluator                              
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Columbia University
    Interests: Dr. Gadomski is a general pediatrician who divides her time between the Bassett Pediatric Department and the Research Institute at Bassett Medical Center. As a program evaluator and health services researcher, she has accumulated many years of experience evaluating the efficacy and effectiveness of several clinical and community interventions relevant to primary care, injury prevention, public health, and the integration of children’s mental health services in primary care.

    gomez-di-cesare.jpgCaroline Gomez-Di Cesare, MD, PhD

    Research Scientist, Bassett Research Institute, Attending Physician, Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
    Interests: Resiliency research, burnout and impairment recognition and prevention, mindfulness, engagement, peer and psychological support, practice innovation and improvement.


    jenkins.pngPaul Jenkins, PhD

    Director, Center for Biostatistics
    Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, SUNY Albany School of Public Health Adjunct Instructor of Mathematic, State University of New York, College at Oneonta Adjunct Instructor of Biometry and Statistics, State University of New York at Albany Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics, Hartwick College, Oneonta, New York
    Interests: Biometrics, statistic analysis, Clinical Research


    John May, MD

    Research Scientist, Bassett Research Institute
    Jane Forbes Clark Professor of Clinical Medicine and Epidemiology, Columbia University
    Interests: Pulmonary medicine; Occupational health problems; Agricultural Health and Safety; Injury prevention; Community–based interventions; Farmworker injury prevention; Population health improvement; Social marketing.

    menzies.pngDananjai Menzies, MD, FACC, FSCAI

    Interventional Cardiologist
    Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Director, Interventional Cardiology
    Interests: Interventional Cardiology


    merle.jpgMerle Myerson, MD, EdD, FACC, FNLA

    Attending Cardiologist
    Director, Center for Clinical Research
    Interests: Dr. Myerson is a cardiologist specializing in clinical and research activities focusing on prevention of cardiovascular disease, Lipidology, exercise and physical activity.  On the clinical side, she is also the Director of the Preventive Cardiology Program & Lipid Clinic and the Pre-Exercise Heart Screening Program in addition to general cardiology

    scott.jpgErika Scott, PhD


    Deputy Director- The Northeast Center for Occupational Health and Safety: Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 
    Interests: Injury Surveillance in Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing, Forestry and Logging Safety, Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene


    sorensen.pngJulie Sorensen, PhD

    Director-The Northeast Center for Occupational Health and Safety: Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing Deputy Director-The New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health
    Interests: Qualitative Research, Social Network Analysis, Social Marketing, Health and Human Behavior, Intervention Development, Research to Practice, Occupational Health


    strogatz.pngDavid Strogatz, PhD

    Director, Center for Rural Community Health, Bassett Research Institute
    Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University at Albany, State University of New York
    Interests: Etiology, prevention and management of cardiovascular disease and other chronic conditions; Social, racial/ethnic and geographic disparities in health and health-related behaviors; Epidemiologic methods