Professor, Epidemiology & Population Health
Dorothy and William Manealoff Foundation & Molly Rosen Chair in Social Medicine
Head, Division of Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health
Epidemiology & population healthHypertensionWomen's health
An authority in epidemiology, Dr. Smoller has made important research contributions in several areas including hormone therapy and cardiovascular disease, depression and antidepressant use as risk factors for cardiovascular disease and stroke, and biomarkers and prediction models of stroke risk. She has had a major role in studies that have helped to change medical practice in the U.S., including the NIH’s Women’s Health Initiative, a long-term study of postmenopausal women, for which she is Einstein’s principal investigator. read more...
Professor, Medicine (Pulmonary Medicine), Einstein
Professor, Epidemiology & Population Health, Einstein
Professor, Genetics, Einstein
Chief, Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Medicine, Einstein and Montefiore Medical Center
Lung diseasesLung cancerEarly lung cancer detection
A researcher and clinician, Dr. Spivack is developing tests for detecting lung cancer at the earliest possible stage—before it becomes fatal by spreading to other parts of the body. In one of several NIH-funded studies, his laboratory is working on a noninvasive, early-diagnosis test for lung cancer that detects particular genetic elements and chemicals in exhaled breath. read more...