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Internship Certificate Program - Orientation I

David Tegay, D.O., F.A.C.M.G.
David Tegay


Chair, Department of Medicine, Associate Professor of Medicine and Medical Genetics


  • Genetics: human genetics, clinical genetics, molecular genetics, cancer genetics, autism genetics
  • Neurodegenerative diseases: Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease genetics


David Tegay, D.O., F.A.C.M.G., joined NYIT in 2007, and participates in various administrative committees in the School of Osteopathic Medicine. He is involved in ongoing research studies about the genetics of Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, autism, Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy, and rare genetic syndromes such as Toriello-Carey syndrome.

Tegay is an active member of The New York State Genetics Task Force, The New York Academy of Sciences, The Association of Professors of Human and Medical Genetics, The American College of Osteopathic Internists, The American Osteopathic Association, The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, The American College of Medical Genetics, and The American Society of Human Genetics.

An alumnus of NYIT’s School of Osteopathic Medical School, Tegay (D.O. ’97), Tegay received his bachelor’s degree in biology at State University of New York at Albany. He also works as a clinical assistant professor of pediatrics and pathology at Stony Brook University Medical Center.

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