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Marquis Who’s Who Honors Dr. Phyllis G. Supino for Excellence in Medical Research and Education

Dr. Supino affiliates herself with the American Heart Association, the American Statistical Association 
and the New York Academy of Medicine

WESTWOOD, NJ, March 2, 2017, Dr. Phyllis G. Supino has been included in Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Recognized for more than four decades of invaluable contributions to her field, Dr. Supino parlays her knowledge into her role as professor of medicine and public health and director of clinical epidemiology and clinical research for the division of cardiovascular medicine at the State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine, where she has worked since 2008. Prior to entering the field, she earned a Bachelor of Science in biological sciences from the CityCollege of New York. Dr. Supino became an instructor of psychology and research associate in cognitive psychology at PrincetonUniversity in 1975, and the following year, she earned an Ed.D. in science education from RutgersUniversity, and was the recipient of the Phi Delta Kappa Award for Excellence in Dissertation Research. Upon graduating, she started with The Educational Improvement Center through the New Jersey Department of Education, where she worked as director of research and evaluation for two years. Subsequently, she took on a variety of other roles in higher institutions, including RobertWoodJohnsonMedicalSchool, CornellUniversityMedicalCollege, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where she served as the director of research in emergency medicine, and WeillCornellMedicalCollege, where she worked before obtaining her current role. Over the years, her primary research focus has been cardiovascular medicine.

In order to remain abreast of changes in the field, Dr. Supino affiliates herself with the New York Academy of Medicine, where she is a fellow, as well as the International Academy of Cardiology, where she serves as a member of its scientific advisory board, the American Statistical Association, and the American Heart Association. Throughout her career, she has parlayed her extensive knowledge to articles in professional journals and to her textbook, “Principles of Research Methodology: Guide for Clinical Investigators,” which helps medical professionals to understand the scientific process. Dr. Supino is also credited with developing the first comprehensive approved course on clinical research methodology for physicians at Weill Medical College, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and the State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine, and is proud to have served as a research mentor to more than 100 medical students, residents, fellows, and junior faculty and as a member of the editorial board and reviewer for a number of medical journals. Further, she was honored with her appointment as chair of the Institutional Review Board at SUNY Downstate, as well as with The Howard Gilman Award for Excellence in Research and Teaching in Cardiovascular Diseases, the Best Mentor of the Year Award from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Emergency Department, and the Best National Science Abstract Award, which was given to her by the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and International Affiliates. As a testament to her success, Dr. Supino was featured in Who’s Who of American Women, Who’s Who in the World, and Who’s Who in the East.