Zaghoul Ahmed portrait

Ahmed, Zaghloul Professor and Chairperson

Dr. Ahmed is currently Professor of Neuroscience and Motor Control at the College of Staten Island/CUNY. He is also a licensed physical therapist who practices in New York. He treats patients with neurological disorders such as cerebral palsy, stroke, spinal cord injury, and developmental disability. Clinical experiences inform the Ahmed

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Karen Arca-Contreras

Arca-Contreras, Karen Assistant Professor.

I am the success coach program coordinator and co-coordinator of NRS. 110 and NRS. 115. I believe in preparing nursing students to meet the complex needs of patients in the health care system. My research interests include: active learning strategies, success coaching, clinical reasoning, interprofessional collaboration, and nursing concepts.

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Paul Archibald, Social Work Assistant Professor

Archibald, Paul Assistant Professor

Dr. Paul Archibald is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Work at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York (CSI). He comes to CSI from Morgan State University School of Social Work in Baltimore, Maryland where he served in a vital role as an early

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Dr. Jean-Philippe Berteau

Berteau, Jean-Philippe Assistant Professor

Dr. Berteau is an educator and researcher with experience in Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering and Clinical sciences. Dr. Berteau is interested in bones, their biology and mechanical behavior, and their role as pathology biomarkers. His training in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering complement his clinical skills in Rehabilitation, and extend them into

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Vandana Chaudhry

Chaudhry, Vandana Assistant Professor (Tenure and promotion to Associate Professor effective 9/1/19)

Vandana Chaudhry is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Work at the City University of New York – College of Staten Island, where she has been recently granted tenure and promotion to Associate Professor effective 9/1/19. She came to CSI in 2012 after completing her doctoral studies in

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Michael Chiacchiero

Chiacchiero, Michael Associate Professor

Since beginning his career as a physical therapist in 1995, Dr. Chiacchiero has treated patients throughout the health care continuum beginning in the Acute Care Hospital through Inpatient Rehabilitation, Outpatient Therapy, Home Care, and Skilled Nursing Facilities.  He has also worked in a Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic, Prosthetics and Orthotics Clinic,

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Danna Curcio

Curcio, Danna Assistant Professor

I am a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society in Nursing as well as a member of the Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars.  Most recently I was inducted as a Fellow in the New York Academy of Medicine.  My research interests are in the realm

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Barbara DiCicco-Bloom

DiCicco-Bloom, Barbara Associate Professor

As a clinical nurse for 17 years, my professional background is in primary care, home care, and hospice. My research employs qualitative and mixed methodologies and focuses on relationships among health care professionals. I am concerned with locating the organizational elements and interactional dynamics that facilitate or interfere with safe

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Regina Gonzales-Lama

Gonzales-Lama, Regina Lecturer

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Patti Gross

Gross, Patti Lecturer, MSW Field Education Director

Professor Gross has been in the field of social work since 1988. She has taught on the Adjunct Faculty of New York University's Silver School of Social Work since 1990. She has taught courses on working with Substance Abusers and their Families; Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered persons, Human Behavior Read more..