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Health Technologies & Interventions

Weill Cornell Medicine Health Care Policy and Research Health Technologies and Interventions

The Institute for Health Technologies and Interventions (CITI) has unique leadership in the country and globally and focuses on surgery, interventions and medical device evaluation in real world settings. It houses the Coordinating, Science and Infrastructure Center for Medical Device Epidemiology Network (MDEpiNet) funded by US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and many other federal grants. MDEpiNet is a global Public-Private Partnership that is building the discipline of medical device research science including technology outcomes research and epidemiological method development. We bring together leadership, expertise, and resources from health care professionals, industry, patient groups, payers, academia, and government to advance a national patient-centered medical device evaluation and surveillance system.

The Institute also has major activities within WCM and NYP. It initiates, conducts and collaborates on outcomes research and quality of care research within the surgery and interventional and medicine. The institute utilizes the national big data as well as Weill Cornell and NYP hospital network for these studies in order to generate new knowledge about medical technologies and clinical strategies and to improve the quality and efficiency of care. Over 20 senior and junior clinical faculty from many clinical departments are collaborating to advance the clinical research.

Faculty & Staff

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Suvekshya Aryal , MPH
  • Research Data Specialist
Guy Cafri , Ph.D., M.S., M.A.
  • Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences (Courtesy)
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Amanda Chen , M.S.
  • ORISE Fellow
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Philip P. Goodney , M.D., M.S.
  • Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences (Courtesy)
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Andrew Hoel , M.D.
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences
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Jessica Jalbert , Ph.D., M.A.
  • Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences (Courtesy)
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Stephanie (Dongze) Li , M.S.
  • Research Data Analyst
(646) 962-2944
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Alexander Liebeskind
  • ORISE Fellow
(310) 968-7354
Mahmoud Malas , M.D., M.H.S.
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences
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 Jialin Mao, M.A., Ph.D.
Jialin Mao , M.D., M.S.
  • Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences
(646) 962-8030
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Molly Olson , M.S.
  • Research Data Analyst
Marc Schermerhorn , M.D.
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences
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Art Sedrakyan , M.D., Ph.D., Sc.D.
  • Professor of Population Health Sciences
  • Professor of Population Health Sciences in Cardiothoracic Surgery
(646) 962-8072
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Grace Wang , M.D., M.S.
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences
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Heather Lynn Yeo , M.D., M.H.S.
  • Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences
  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Nanette Laitman Clinical Scholar in Population Health Sciences/Clinical Evaluation
  • Frank Glenn Faculty Scholar in Surgery
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Xinyan Zheng
  • Research Data Analyst

Clinical Collaborators

Department of Radiology

Resmi Charalel, MD

Resmi Charalel, MD

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Adam Talenfeld, MD

Adam Talenfeld, MD

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Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Jeffrey Milsom, MD, FACS

Jeffrey Milsom, MD, FACS

Research Profile

Heather Yeo, MD, MHS

Heather Yeo, MD, MHS

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Department of Vascular Surgery

Darren Schneider, MD

Darren Schneider, MD

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Department of Urology - Cancer

Jim Hu, MD, MPH

Jim Hu, MD, MPH

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Douglas Scherr, MD

Douglas Scherr, MD

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Timothy McClure, MD

Timothy McClure, MD

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Department of Urology - Benign

Bilal Chughtai, MD

Bilal Chughtai, MD

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James Kashanian, MD

James Kashanian, MD

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Peter Schlegel, MD, FACS

Peter Schlegel, MD, FACS

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Department of Thoracic Surgery

Nasser Khaled Altorki, MB, BCh

Nasser Khaled Altorki, MB, BCh

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Sebron Harrison, MD

Sebron Harrison, MD

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Brendon Stiles, MD

Brendon Stiles, MD

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Department of Cardiac Surgery

Mario Gaudino, MD

Mario Gaudino, MD

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Leonard Girardi, MD

Leonard Girardi, MD

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Department of Neurosurgery

Ali Baaj, MD

Ali Baaj, MD

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Rohan Ramakrishna, MD

Rohan Ramakrishna, MD

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