Covid-19 Data Commons Leadership

Mary Saltz, MD, Chief Clinical Integration Officer; Assistant Clinical Professor of Radiology; Assistant Clinical Professor of Biomedical Informatics

Dr. Saltz is board certified in clinical informatics  as well as diagnostic radiology.  She is a graduate of the Duke University School of Medicine and trained  at the Massachusetts General Hospital  in Interventional Abdominal Radiology.   She  has led several biomedical informatics efforts at Stony Brook Medicine, including as Chief Clinical Lead for the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) initiative. She has been active in clinical informatics education leading numerous boot camps at Stony Brook Medicine and in Manhattan, as well as leading a Vertically Integrated Program with Stony Brook University School of Nursing, bringing together computer science with healthcare. She  innovated the first required informatics workshop for medical students in the country here at the Renaissance School of Medicine and pioneered the development of an imaging informatics fellowship embedded within the Stony Brook Radiology Residency. She has also lectured throughout the county on informatics, and sits on the American Medical Informatics Association education committee.

Joel Saltz, MD, PhD, Cherith Professor and Founding Chair, Department of Biomedical Informatics; Vice President for Clinical Informatics, Stony Brook Medicine; Associate Director, Stony Brook Cancer Center

Dr. Saltz is a renowned informatician, computer scientist and a physician whose cross-cutting work drives the development of computational medicine. He has been a pioneer in using machine learning and artificial intelligence in pathology with many successful applications and current work that targets use of digitalized pathology information to better steer cancer therapy. In 2013, he joined Stony Brook to create a living laboratory for biomedical informatics. Since then, he has built a dynamic department spanning both the Renaissance School of Medicine and the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Sandeep Mallipattu, MD, Chief, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine; DCI-Liebowitz Endowed Professor, Associate Professor of Medicine

Dr. Malllipattu initially trained in biomedical engineering at the University of California, San Diego with a subsequent medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine. He also conducted his internal medicine residency and nephrology fellowship training at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Sharon Nachman, MD, Associate Dean for Clinical Research; Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases; Director, Office of Clinical Trials; Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Nachman is an international leader in the area of Pediatric Infectious Disease, and has been funded by NIH for over 25 years to conduct clinical trials in pregnant women and children around the globe. She has been the principal investigator of more than 30 clinical trials of promising medicines for domestic and international patients in the fields of TB, HIV, influenza, new vaccines and Lyme disease. She also directs the Stony Brook Maternal-Child/HIV program.