Title: Medical Researcher, Educator
Company: SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Location: Westwood, New Jersey, United States
Phyllis Supino, Medical Researcher and Educator at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in medical research and education.
In preparation for her career, Dr. Supino attended the City College of New York, earning a Bachelor of Science in biological sciences in 1964, and continued her academic pursuits at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, where she graduated with an EdD in science education in 1976. In 1977, she began working as director of research and evaluation at The Educational Improvement Center division of the New Jersey State Department of Education, and in 1979, she accepted a position as an adjunct instructor at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School/University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Supino taught environmental, family, and community medicine for more than a decade, until her departure in 1990.
Dr. Supino began as an assistant professor at the Cornell University Weill Medical College, where she remained until 1995, and in 1996, she transitioned to the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. After working as a research associate professor and director of emergency medicine research until 1999, she returned to the Weill Medical College as an associate research professor of public health in medicine, additionally serving as the director of data management, epidemiology and educational programs until 2008. Dr. Supino currently works as an adjunct professor at the institution.
In 2008, Dr. Supino began her career at the State University of New York’s (SUNY) Downstate College of Medicine, where she continues to serve as a professor of medicine and public health, as well as acting as the director of clinical epidemiology and clinical research in the division of cardiovascular medicine. Furthermore, since 2008, she has employed her experience and knowledge to develop the first comprehensive approved course on the principles of research methodology for physicians, which is taught at the Weill Medical College, the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and the SUNY Downstate College of Medicine. Dr. Supino’s contributions to her field go beyond her educational roles—she has contributed to myriad professional publications, including publishing “Principles of Research Methodology; Guide for Clinical Investigators” in 2012 and serving on the editorial board for “Cardiology,” among many more publications.
Dr. Supino is a member of numerous professional organizations and is a fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine. She has been recognized with multiple awards, including the Best Mentor of the Year Award from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1998 and the Howard Gilman Award from The Howard Gilman Foundation in 1995. In the coming years, she plans to publish a new research paper on the epidemiology of heart disease in New York State. As a testament to her success, experience, and stature, Dr. Supino has been featured in the eighth edition of Medicine and Healthcare, as well as multiple editions of Who’s Who of American Women, Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in the East, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, and Who’s Who in America.
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