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Department of Life Sciences

Theobald Science Center
Old Westbury, NY 11568-8000
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The Life Sciences Department offers degrees at our campuses in New York City and Long Island, NY.

Halina Diener, M.S., MT (ASCP)

Halina Diener

Associate Professor
Department of Life Sciences

Old Westbury Campus 
Theobald Hall, room 422

Phone: 516.686.3887


M.S. (Medical Biology), Long Island University, CW Post
B.S. (Medical Technology), SUNY Downstate Medical Center 

Academic Experience

  • Co-Director BS/DO Program
  • Associate Professor Life Sciences
  • Chairperson, Medical Technology
  • Director, Medical Technology Program

Clinical Experience

  • North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY:
    Hematology and Clinical Chemistry Laboratories
    Research Hematology Laboratory; examined and studied blood and bone marrow from leukemic children that had twin siblings; studied bone marrow, blood and urine samples from patients with multiple myeloma
  • Hematology/Oncology private physician practice:
    Director of Clinical Laboratory


General Chemistry; Nutrition and Society; Humanity and Biological Universe; Food Microbiology; Hematology; Clinical Chemistry; Certified online instructor

Memberships in Professional Societies

  • American Society of Clinical Pathologist MT (ASCP) Certified
  • American Society of Clinical Pathologist - Associate Member
  • American Society of Clinical Laboratory Sciences
  • Empire State Association of Medical Technologists