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Aug 19 2014

NYIT Cybersecurity Conference 2014

Aug 18 2014

NYIT and Turkish Partner YTU Offer Dual Master’s Degrees

Aug 08 2014

Student-Doctors Begin NYIT Osteopathic Medical Education

Aug 05 2014

Paul Dangerfield to Lead NYIT-Vancouver

Aug 04 2014

NSF Awards NYIT Grant for Sputtering System to Support Nano/Micro-Fabrication Research

Aug 25 2014

Information Session About New ‘Minor in Energy Science, Technology and Policy’

Aug 26 2014

Graduate Enrollment Day

Aug 27 2014

School of Health Professions State of the School Address

Aug 27 2014

Graduate Enrollment Day

Aug 29 2014

New Student Orientation - Old Westbury

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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