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Translational Medicine Program, Master of Science (M.S.)

Jeffrey S. Garanich, Ph.D., Director

Department Office: Steinman 503• Tel: 212-650-5330

General Information

The City College offers the following graduate degrees in Translational Medicine:



Jeffrey S. Garanich, PhD, Director

Sabriya A. Stukes, PhD, Assistant Director


Jeffrey S. Garanich, Ph.D Director, Master’s in Translational Medicine Program
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
B.S. (Mechanical Engineering) Penn State University; Ph.D. (Bioengineering) Penn State University

Gilda Barabino, Ph.D Dean, Grove School of Engineering Berg Professor, Biomedical Engineering
B.S. (Chemistry), Xavier University of Louisiana; Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering), Rice University

Maurizio Trevisan, MD, MS, Dean, CUNY School of Medicine

Anne and Irving Brodsky Medical Professor, CUNY School of Medicine
M.S. SUNY Buffalo; M.D, University of Naples 

Ashiwel Undieh, MPharm, PhD, Associate Provost for Research Medical Professor, CUNY School of Medicine
B.Pharm. (Pharmacy), University of Nigeria; M.Pharm. (Pharmacology), University of Nigeria; Ph.D. (Pharmacology), Medical College of Pennsylvania

Mitchell Schaffler, Ph.D., CUNY and Wallace Coulter Distinguished Professor, Biomedical Engineering Chairman, Biomedical Engineering
B.S. (Biology), SUNY Stony Brook; Ph.D. (Anatomy), West Virginia University 

Maribel Vazquez, Sc.D. Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
B.S. (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering), Cornell University.; M.S. (Mechanical Engineering),.,Massachusetts Inst. of Tech.; Sc.D. (Mechanical Engineering), Massachusetts Inst. of Tech

Joan M. Dorn, Ph.D., Medical Professor, CUNY School of Medicine Chair, Department of Community Health and Social Medicine
B.S., Ithaca College; M.S., State University of New York at Cortland ; Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo

Lola A. Brown, Ph.D., Assistant Dean of Academic Initiatives, Grove School of Engineering, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Sc.B.(Biology) Brown University; M.S. (Biomedical Engineering) Emory University/ Georgia Tech; Ph.D. (Biochemistry/Molecular Biology) University of Maryland Baltimore County 

John A. Blaho, Ph.D., Director, Industrial-Academic Research, CUNY Central Office of Research, Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Engineering
B.E. (Chemical Engineering), Manhattan College; Ph.D. (Biochemistry), University of Alabama School of Medicine

Abhishek Datta, Ph.D., Scientist/Chief Technology Officer, Soterix Medical, Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Engineering
M.S. (Electrical Engineering), Stony Brook University; Ph.D. (Biomedical Engineering) City University of New York

Katherine Mendis, M.Phil., Adjunct Lecturer, CUNY School of Medicine
A.B. (History), The University of Chicago; M.A. (Philosophy)