Bassett Research Institute Faculty

Bassett Research Institute Faculty

Wendy Brunner, MS, PhD Wendy Brunner, MS, PhD

Biography
Deputy Director, Center for Rural Community Health, Bassett Research Institute
Interests: chronic disease epidemiology, respiratory disease (asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)


anne-gadomski Anne Gadomski, MD, MPH

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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.


caroline-gomez-di-cesare Caroline Gomez-Di Cesare, MD, PhD

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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.


 Paul Jenkins, PhD

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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 John May, MD

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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.


dananjai-menzies Dananjai Menzies, MD, FACC, FSCAI

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


Amanda (Mandy) Roome, MS, MA, PhD Amanda (Mandy) Roome, MS, MA, PhD

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Research Scientist- Bassett Research Institute
Interests: Public health, population dynamics, pathogenesis and transmission of new and re-emerging infectious diseases; zoonotic diseases; vector-borne disease; health transitions; health disparities; non-communicable diseases.


Erika Scott, PhD Erika Scott, PhD

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Deputy Director, The Northeast Center for Occupational Health and Safety: Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing (NEC), New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health (NYCAMH) 
Interests: Occupational Injury Surveillance, Forestry/Logging Health and Safety, Occupational Epidemiology, Industrial Hygiene, Economics and Health Policy


julie-sorensen Julie Sorensen, PhD

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Director-The Northeast Center for Occupational Health and Safety: Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and the New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health
Interests-Qualitative Research, Social Network Analysis, Social Marketing, Health and Human Behavior, Research to Practice, Behavioral Economics, Economic Assessments of Intervention Strategies


 David Strogatz, PhD

Biography
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


Pamela Tinc, PhD Pamela Tinc, PhD

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Junior Research Investigator, Northeast Center for Occupational Health and Safety: Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing
Junior Research Investigator, New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health
Interests: Implementation science, research translation, social networking analysis, qualitative methods, social marketing, behavior change, mental health, occupational safety and health