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Jan 20 2015

NYIT Selected to Participate in Epicenter’s Pathways to Innovation Program

Jan 13 2015

NYIT Ranks Among 2015 U.S. News Best Online Programs

Dec 23 2014

Architecture and Medical Students Launch Global Competition for Healthy Designs

Dec 18 2014

BBC to Feature Home2(O) Project in News Segment

Dec 12 2014

NYIT Wins Grant to Develop STEM Programs

Mar 27 2015

Cycle D Withdrawal Period Begins

Mar 28 2015

Graduate Open House: Old Westbury

Mar 30 2015

Summer 2015 Registration Begins

Mar 30 2015

Teaching International Students: Lunch in Manhattan

Mar 31 2015

Research Boot Camp: Pulverizing Plagiarism

Robert Hill, Ph.D.
Robert Hill

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 the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine. 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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