Notable Alumni

Who has come through the NYU MD/PhD Program? Where are they now? Throughout its long history and as one of the oldest and most distinguished programs in the nation, the NYU Medical Scientist Training Program has been fortunate to have been home to a great many illustrious clinician-scientists since 1964. Here is a selection of some of our notable MSTP alumni and other significant people associated with the Program. If you have updated information on these alumni, please contact us.

Directors of the NYU MD/PhD Medical Scientist Training Program

Founding Deans Lewis Thomas, M.D., and Saul J. Farber, M.D.
Rody P. Cox, M.D.: 1974-1979
Michael Shelanski, M.D., Ph.D.: 1979-1987
David D. Sabatini, M.D., Ph.D.: 1987-1998
James Salzer, M.D., Ph.D.: 1998-2004
Rodney E. Ulane, Ph.D.: 2004-2008
David B. Roth, M.D., Ph.D.: 2008-2011
Mark R. Philips, M.D.: since 2011

Notable Physician-Scientist Alumni of the NYU MD/PhD Program

Alumni at NYU

Rachel Brody

Rachel Brody, MD, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Pathology at NYU School of Medicine and a 1989 graduate of the program. She is the Director of the Tissue Acquisition and Biorepository Service Core.

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