Alfonso Delgado Rubio (Spain)
Pediatrics and puericulture Professor, CEU-San Pablo medicine faculty, Madrid
Director of Pediatrics Department, Grupo HM Hospitales, Madrid
Giuseppe Mele (Italy)
Paidòss - Italian Observatory on childhood and adolescence health - President
SIMPe - Italian Society of Pediatricians - President
Javier Aranceta (Spain)
Nutrition Society Basque President. Associate Professor University of Navarra
Stefan Worgall, Ph.D., M.D.
I am a physician scientist. My clinical expertise is in diseases that affect the lungs and airways in infants and children. My research interests are to better understand chronic lung diseases, particularly asthma and cystic fibrosis, and to develop new strategies to prevent and treat these disorders.
Dr. Worgall is the Division Chief of the Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Immunology Division and Distinguished Professor of Pediatric Pulmonology at Weill Cornell Medical College, where is is also a Professor of Pediatrics, and Associate Professor of Genetic Medicine. In addition, he is an Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children's Health/Weill Cornell Medical Center.
He received his medical education at the Ruprecht-Karls University in Heidelberg, Germany and his residency training in Pediatrics at the Universities of Heidelberg, Essen and Giessen in Germany and at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Worgall completed a fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonology at Weill Cornell Medical Center.
Dr. Worgall maintains an active research laboratory where his group studies the lung immune system in asthma and cystic fibrosis as well as new vaccine strategies against lung infections. As author or co-author of more than 70 research articles, Dr. Worgall has published his scientific work in journals such as Journal of Clinical Investigation, Blood, Nature Medicine and Journal of Virology.
Brooke I. Spector, M.D.
born 21 January 1954
Dr. Brooke Spector is an Assistant Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical
Center and an Instructor in Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College. She is board certified in Pediatrics.
After graduating with a B.S from Cornell University in 2005, Dr. Spector attended New York Medical College where she earned her medical degree (M.D.). She then completed her residency training in Pediatrics at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. After residency, Dr. Spector remained at NYP/Weill Cornell to serve as Chief Resident for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Lisa B. Moreno, M.D.
Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
As a specialist in the field in Allergy/Immunology there is a vast array of symptoms and clinical diagnoses that I have encountered. The clinical role in treating the dynamics of allergies, asthma, and immunodeficiency is both challenging and rewarding. Every patient has a unique presentation. In working with my patients, I enjoy working closely with patients and their families to provide the most comprehensive, state-of-the art care.
Dr. Lisa B. Moreno is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and an Assistant Attending Pediatrician at Weill Cornell Medical College in the Division of Pediatric Pulmonary, Allergy & Immunology. She received her medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency & served as Chief Resident at Cohen’s Children’s Hospital in New York. Dr. Moreno also completed her fellowship training at Cohen’s Children’s Hospital. Dr. Moreno has also received a Masters of Science in the field of Health Service Research and Epidemiology from the Weill Cornell Medical College.
She is board certified in Pediatrics and Allergy/Immunology. Dr. Moreno’s patient population has served both pediatric and adults. Prior to joining Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Moreno served as faculty at Columbia University Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital.
Her clinical interests span the field to include asthma, allergic rhinitis, food allergy, atopic dermatitis, drug allergy, and chronic urticaria.
Dr. Moreno’s research interest and experience has been primarily in pediatric asthma. Most recent research has involved the use of stress intervention techniques in the management of asthma.
ELVIRA RICCI, MD
Abilitazione in Medicina e Chirurgia
presso la Facoltà dell’Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”
Laurea in Medicina e Chirurgia con 110 e lode/110
presso la Facoltà dell’Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”
Diploma di Maturità Classica con voto 100/100
presso il Liceo Classico “F. Vivona” di Roma
ESPERIENZE DI STUDIO ALL’ESTERO
30 Settembre 2008-30 Settembre 2009
Erasmus presso la Facoltà di Medicina di Malaga(Spagna)
1 Ottobre 2010-20 Gennaio 2011
Accademia CTO-Medicina di Madrid (Spagna)
1 Novembre 2012-15 Gennaio 2012
Accademia CTO Medicina di Madrid (Spagna)
ESPERIENZE PROFESSIONALI IN ITALIA
15 Giugno 2010-20 Luglio 2010
Medico presso la colonia della sede Torre Marina situata in Marina di Massa (MC)
20 Gennaio 2010-30 Marzo 2010
Tirocinio presso l’ambulatorio di Malattie Infettive del dott.Bruno Di Vico,
Policlinico Umberto 1 di Roma
1 Febbraio 2010-30 Aprile 2010
Tirocinio presso lo studio medico di Medicina Generale e presso lo studio di Ginecologia e Ostetricia della Dott.ssa Laura Micantonio di Roma
1-31 Gennaio 2010
Attività di medicina di base presso lo Studio di Medicina Generale di Albano Laziale (Rm) del Dott. Leonardo Giobbi
1-31 Dicembre 2009
Tirocinio presso il reparto di Psicologia Clinica,Policlinico Umberto 1 di Roma
1-30 Novembre 2009
Tirocinio presso il reparto di Adolescentologia, Policlinico Umberto 1 di Roma
1novembre 2009-31gennaio 2010
Tirocinio presso lo studio medico di Medicina Generale di Roma della Dott.ssa Laura Micantonio
1 marzo 2007-30 luglio 2008
Internato elettivo presso il reparto di Psichiatria , Ospedale Universitario S.Andrea di Roma
1 ottobre2007-27 febbraio 2008
Tirocinio presso lo studio medico di Medicina Generale di Roma del Dott.Alfonso Fiorillo
1 febbraio 2006-30 giugno 2007
Internato elettivo presso il day surgery di Chirurgia Generale , Ospedale Universitario S.Andrea di Roma
10 novembre2006-30 gennaio 2007
Internato elettivo presso il reparto di Malattie Infettive, Ospedale Universitario S.Andrea di Roma
ESPERIENZE PROFESSIONALI ALL’ESTERO
30 Settembre 2008-30 settembre 2009
Attività di tirocinio all’estero presso:
- Hospital Clinico Universitario di Malaga (Spagna)
- Hospital Materno Infantil di Malaga (Spagna)
nei reparti di : Ginecologia ed Ostetricia,Pediatria, Medicina Intensiva ed Urgenza, Radiologia, Anestesia e Rianimazione
15 Maggio 2011-1 Ottobre 2011
Specializzanda nel servizio di psichiatria presso l’ospedale di Burgos (Spagna)
Dr. Haviva Veler is the Director for the Weill Cornell Pediatric Sleep and Breathing Disorders Center. She also serves as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College, and is an Assistant Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children's Health/Weill Cornell Medical Center.
Board certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, Dr. Veler is an expert in sleep medicine and obstructive sleep apnea. She received her medical degree at the Technion Institute of Technology, School of Medicine in Haifa, Israel. She completed her internship and residency at Maimonides' Infant and Children's Hospital in Brooklyn, New York, and then went on to complete a fellowship program in Pediatric Pulmonology at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), staying on as an attending physician. In 2006, Dr. Veler returned to New York City, joining the Department of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Montefiore, where she also served as the Director of the Pulmonary Function Test Laboratory from 2007-2010.
In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Veler is the author of several peer-reviewed articles and a book chapter on asthma. She also serves as a reviewer for pulmonary journals. Her research experience includes looking at airway smooth muscle cells as a potential super-antigen in asthmatics.
Dr. Veler's current research interest focuses on evaluation of upper airway abnormalities, in the context of upper airway obstruction and in kids with obstructive sleep apnea, in a non invasive way through the use of the impulse oscillometry system (IOS).
Susan B. Bostwick
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College 2012
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College 2005 - 2012
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College 1999 - 2005
Dr. Susan Bostwick is Executive Vice Chair for Education and Administration in the Department of Pediatrics and Chief of the Division of General Academic Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College. She is also Interim Chief of the Division of Medical Genetics. In addition she has served as Associate Director of Pediatric Graduate Medical Education at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Campus after serving as Director for 10 years. She is also Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College. She is board-certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
After earning a B.S. in Mathematics at the State University of New York at Binghamton, Dr. Bostwick attended the Simon School at University of Rochester, where she received her M.B.A in 1987. In 1993, she received her medical degree (M.D.) at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and completed her residency at New York Hospital, where she also served as Chief Resident. She received a Clinical Excellence award while a resident at New York Hospital
Dr. Bostwick is involved with teaching of medical students and pediatric residents in both the inpatient and outpatient settings, and chairs the Pediatric Education Committee. She has also received teaching awards as a faculty member from the pediatric residents as well as the Medical College She is a member of the Academic Pediatric Association (APA) and the Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD). She was recently elected to the board of the APA as Chair of Workshops and Special Interest Groups, IN addition she was chosen to be an inaugural Council Member of the APPD Program Director's School.
ALICIA DE LA CUERDA, MD
DIRECCION RIESGOS LABORALES en HM Hospitales
HM Hospitales, Universidad CEU San Pablo
OCCUPATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT
February 2007 - Present (8 years 10 months)
San Pablo CEU University
February 2010 - Present (5 years 10 months) Enseñanzas Clínicas
FREMAP Prevention Society
March 2002 - February 2007 (5 years)
Andrew B. Avarbock, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Dermatology, Weill Cornell Medical College 2012 -
Dr. Avarbock received his undergraduate education at the University of Pennsylvania, majoring in Biology, where he was both a University and Benjamin Franklin Scholar. He received his medical education at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine combined MD/PhD program. His PhD work focused on energy metabolism and characterizing biochemical pathways important for Mycobacterium tuberculosis survival.
Dr. Avarbock completed his internship in internal medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, and his dermatology residency at Columbia University/New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He serves as site director for Dermatology Consultations at NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital. Dr. Avarbock has special research interests in infectious diseases and complex medical dermatology.
From 30/12/1993 to date
Medical Manager first level
Neonatology and gastroenterology
Hospital consortium Polyclinic of Bari
Academic year 1986/87 with 110/110 cum laude
Medical and Surgery degree
Specializing in Pediatrics, Perfected in Pediatric Nephrology and Neonatal Echography
University of Bari "Aldo Moro"
Anna M. Bender, M.D.
As a former resident of the Weill Cornell Dermatology Department, I am honored to join the outstanding dermatology faculty here at Weill Cornell. I specialize in treating dermatological problems in infants, children, and adolescents, and also enjoy caring for adults and older patients. I prioritize making patients feel comfortable and encourage questions during the visit.
Dr. Bender majored in neuroscience and graduated summa cum laude from Amherst College. She attended medical school at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and completed her internship in internal medicine at Saint Vincent's Hospital in New York City. After internship, she completed residency training in dermatology at New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center. Following her residency training, Dr. Bender completed an additional year of specialized fellowship training in pediatric dermatology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. This advanced training makes her distinctly qualified to care for children with skin conditions.
Angelica Marie Pineda
Ms. Pineda is currently a 3rd year medical student from the University of The East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, a center of excellence medical school in the Philippines. She has finished her undergraduate course (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) at the University of Santo Tomas, Philippines, and had presented her undergraduate research orally at the East Asian Forum of Nursing Scholars held in Bangkok, Thailand.
department, institution / hospital, address, City, State (if relevant), Country College of Medicine, University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, 64, Aurora Blvd., Quezon City, Philippines 1113
Caitlin E. Hoffman, MD
Dr. Hoffman is an award-winning neurosurgeon who specializes in pediatric neurosurgery as well as in adult and pediatric epilepsy surgery. She has completed fellowship training in pediatric neurosurgery with a focus on surgical epilepsy, and has performed extensive research on the molecular mechanisms of progression of brain tumors, specifically medulloblastoma. Her clinical research includes venous anomalies in craniosynostosis, early surgical treatment for Rasmussen’s encephalitis, minimally invasive methods of treating hydrocephalus and intracranial cysts, and the characteristics and safety of invasive monitoring for pediatric neurovascular disorders such as AVM.
Dr. Hoffman sees patients at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and New York Hospital Queens, and performs surgery at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering.
Dr. Hoffman graduated summa cum laude from Columbia University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, before receiving her M.D. from Weill Cornell Medical College. She completed a neurosurgical residency and chief residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, then went on to complete advanced fellowship training in pediatric neurosurgery at the Hospital for Sick Kids in Toronto.
During her neurosurgical training, Dr. Hoffman was awarded the 2013 Distinguished Housestaff Award by NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, the 2012 Dr. Kenneth Shulman Award by the AANS Pediatric Section, and the 2011 New York State Neurosurgical Society-Resident Research Award; in 2006 she was selected for membership in Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical honor society.
Dr. Hoffman has published academic papers in leading journals including Cancer Research, Nature Medicine, Neurosurgery, and Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics on topics ranging from mechanisms of tumor progression to pediatric cerebrovascular disorders.
Jeffrey P. Greenfield
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery in Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College 2009 -
Victor and Tara Menezes Clinical Scholar in Neuroscience, Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College 2010 -
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College 2014 -
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College 2009 - 2014
Dr. Greenfield is the director of the Children's Brain Tumor Project at the Weill Cornell Pediatric Brain and Spine Center. In the laboratory, Dr. Greenfield and his team are investigating genetic medicine for pediatric brain tumors. Researchers use advanced gene sequencing techniques to study gliomatosis cerebri and other pediatric tumors and have established a tissue bank with samples from the archives of several leading hospitals around the country.
Mee-Lian Wong, MBBS, MPH, MD, FFPH
Mee-Lian is Associate Professor of Public Health at the NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore (NUS). She teaches health promotion and behavioral change in the MBBS and MPH programs. She received her MBBS and MPH from the University of Malaya and her Doctor of Medicine from the National University of Singapore.
Her current research interests include health promotion, cancer screening, behavioral change and prevention of sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV among adolescents, heterosexual men and sex workers in Singapore and Cambodia. She has published more than 100 papers on STI/prevention and health promotion. Her research on STI prevention and women’s health has earned her many awards, including (i) the Wilf Howe Memorial Prize 2008, Faculty of Occupational Health Physicians, United Kingdom, for outstanding intervention/research project on STI prevention among sex workers with demonstrable health benefits, (ii) Red Ribbon Award, Singapore 2014 for her significant contributions in research against HIV. (iii) National Skin Centre (NSC) Distinguished Friend Award 2009, (iv) SEAMEO-JASPER award, second best research on women and health, 1996 and (v) the Rockefeller Foundation’s (US) Reflections on Development Fellowship award, 1989 for her research on Women in Health and Community Development. She is also visiting consultant to the Department of STI Control, National Skin Center, Singapore.
Mee Lian has previously served as Assistant Dean of Preclinical Education at the Yong Loo School of Medicine, National University of Singapore; and Program Director of the National Preventive Medicine Residency Program, Singapore.