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Research Faculty—College of Health Professions

Cardiovascular Perfusion

  • Edward Darling, MS, CCP
    Associate Professor
  • Bruce Searles, MS, CCP
    Associate Professor
    Research Interests:

    Quantitative and qualitative outcomes of high fidelity simulation in perfusioin education
    Myocardial perfusion territories
    Clinical Perfusion (outocomes, techniques and technolgies)
    Professional demographics

Medical Biotechnology

Physical Therapy

  • Dale Avers, PT, DPT, PhD, FAPTA
    Research Interests:

    Qualitative: Exploring elements of PT practice and critical thinking. Quantitative: Exploring the effectiveness of exercise interventions for mobility disability in aging adults, especially in frail individuals. Specifically exploring the best time to intervene to prevent and remediate frailty. 

  • Gary Brooks, PT, DrPH
    Associate Professor
    Research Interests:

    identifying best practices in cardiovascular and pulmonary, and geriatric physical therapy, and assessing the impact of physician referrals on process and outcomes of care

  • Christopher Neville, PT, PhD
    Associate Professor
  • Nathaniel Ordway, MS, PE
    Assistant Professor
    Research Interests:

    Clinical and experimental spine biomechanics; Motion analysis and functional assessment

Physician Assistant Studies

  • Sandra Banas, MST RPA-C
    Associate Professor
    Research Interests:

    Learning Styles

    Primary Care in Rural Communities

    Inter-Professional Education

    Medical Simulation

Radiation Therapy

More About Upstate Research and Faculty

Overview of Research
David Amberg, PhD
Vice President for Research
Research Administration Organization
Sponsored Programs
Jennifer A. Rudes, Director, Sponsored Programs Pre-Award
Office of Sponsored Programs
Research Administration
Holly Chanatry, MS
Strategic Research Initiatives

Research Development
Clinical Research Unit
Ruth S. Weinstock, MD, PhD
Division Chief of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Clinical Research Unit
Research Integrity
Robert H. Quinn, DVM, PhD
Interim Associate Vice President for Research Integrity
Research Integrity Office
Quality Assessment and Improvement Program (QAIP)
Robin Cerro
QAIP Coordinator
Research Compliance: IRB, IBC & QAIP
Research Compliance
Marti Benedict
Chief Compliance Officer for Research
Research Compliance: IRB, IBC & QAIP
Center for Research & Evaluation (CRE)
Steven Ziemba
Administrative Director
Center for Research & Evaluation (CRE)
Post-Awards Services
Gina McMahon
Director, Post-Award Services
Technology Transfer
Scott Macfarlane
Director, Office of Technology Transfer
Office of Technology Transfer