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Nov 25 2014

NYIT Architecture Students Design and Build Beach Project

Nov 18 2014

NYIT Celebrates International Education Week

Nov 10 2014

Men’s Soccer Wins ECC Championship with 1-0 Victory over LIU Post

Nov 07 2014

Dr. Jerry Balentine New Vice President for Medical Affairs and Global Health

Nov 07 2014

NYIT Management Students Advance to Fed Challenge Semi-Finals

Dec 01 2014

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Dec 01 2014

Head in the Cloud? Protecting Your Privacy in a Mobile World

Dec 01 2014

Give ‘Em the Business: Resources for Management Students

Dec 02 2014

“Year of Turkey 2014” - Conference: Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry-A Global Perspective

Dec 02 2014

School of Engineering & Computing Sciences Graduate Info Session

Robert Hill, Ph.D.

Title

Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Anatomy

Expertise

  • History of anatomy
  • Comparative anatomy
  • Body donation
  • Evolutionary biology, paleontology, dinosaurs, and other extinct reptiles
  • Human anatomy in clinical perspective
  • Human body in health and disease

Biography
Robert Hill, Ph.D., heads the Department of Anatomy at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine of NYIT. In this role, Hill teaches students in the D.O. and health sciences programs a strong understanding of human anatomy.

Hill joined NYIT in 2008 as an assistant professor. His research focuses on three main areas: the anatomy and evolution of extinct reptiles including dinosaurs and crocodiles; comparative anatomy and histology of ossified dermal tissues (skin bones); and clinical manifestations of osteoarthritis and anatomical variations.

He is a member of several national scientific societies, including American Association of Anatomists, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, and Society of Systematic Biologists. He received the NYCOM Standard of Excellence Award in 2010, and has published various peer-reviewed articles.

Prior to joining NYIT, Hill taught courses at Philadelphia University and Hofstra University. He received a Ph.D. and M.Phil. in anatomical sciences and an M.S. in basic health sciences from Stony Brook University, as well as a B.S. in biology from Hofstra University.

 

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