Family Medicine Faculty & Staff

 

 
Deitra Diggins, B.A.: Adminsitrative Assistant
516-686-3910
516-686-3748 (F)
   

William Blazey, DO, earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2001 from Binghamton (NY) University.  In 2005, Dr. Blazey earned a Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine of New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) in Old Westbury, NY.
   

Nancy A. Bono, D.O., FACOFP graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Adelphi University in Garden City, New York in 1988. After her Bachelor’s, she proceeded on to earn her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine at New York Institute of Technology in 1992.
 
Robert B. Goldblatt, PhD. has been teaching at New York Institute of Technology and New York College of Osteopathic Medicine for over 28 years. He earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at Rhode Island College in Psychology and Developmental Psychology, respectively.
   
Patricia Happel D.O.
Asistant Professor
Family Medicine
Serota Building
Room:  141
Phone: 1426
Email:  phappel@nyit.edu
   
Brooksheild Laurent D.O.
Assistant Professor
Family Medicine
Serota Building
Room:  141
Phone: 1228
Email:  blaurent@nyit.edu
   
   
Deborah Ann Lardner, D.O., DTM&H
Assistant Professor
Family Medicine
Serota Building
Room:  120
Phone: 3989
Email:  dlardner@nyit.edu
 
Carlos Magalhaes D.O. is a small group instructor for the first and second year students in Doctor-Patient Relations and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine courses. These unique small group settings allow Dr. Magalhaes to share his medical expertise with his assigned students.
 
Sonia Rivera-Martinez, DO graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1983 from the University of Puerto Rico in Rio Piedras, P.R. She worked for many years as a Corporate Controller and Internal Auditor before re-entering the college arena to complete her required pre-medical courses.
 
Paula Ryo, DO 
Assistant Professor & ICC Clinical Coodinator
Family Medicine
Serota Building
Room: 142
Phone: 7773
Email: pryo@nyit.edu

Karen Sheflin, D.O. earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York in 1994; Dr. Sheflin then proceeded on to obtain a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury.
 

John Tsialis DO 
Associate Professor
Family Medicine
Serota Building
Room: 119A
Phone: 7484
Email: jtsialas@nyit.edu


Andrea Watson, D.O.
Assistant Professor
Family Medicine
Serota Building
Room:  142
Phone:  1030
Email:  awatso04@nyit.edu


Hallie Zwibel

Instructor
Family Medicine
Serota Building
Room:  140
Phone:  3771
Email:  hzwibel@nyit.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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