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Emergency Medicine

Faculty


Our faculty comprises a wide range of backgrounds and interests.  All are board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, with many holding dual certifications or other advanced degrees. In addition to providing hands-on, 24-hour department supervision and teaching, all faculty members share a commitment to creating an atmosphere that is conducive to education and the advancement of Emergency Medicine.

The entire faculty is involved in the efforts of our research division. Many also serve national committees and organizations dedicated to the growth and development of Emergency Medicine.

Christopher King, M.D.
Professor and Chair
Emergency Medicine, The Medical College of Pennsylvania
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 

Shellie Asher, M.D., M.S.
Program Director
Emergency Medicine, Upstate Medical University
Masters' Degree in Bioethics, Alden March Bioethics Institute

Tim Barcomb, M.D.
Assistant Program Director
Emergency Medicine, Albany Medical Center

Joel Bartfield, M.D.
Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Internal Medicine, Medical Center Hospital of Vermont
Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Chame Blackburn, M.D.
Director, Forensic Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine, Albany Medical Center

Beth Cadigan, M.D. 
Ultrasound Director
Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts
Ultrasound Fellowship, MetroHealth Medical Center

Jason Cohen, D.O.
Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts
Critical Care Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Michael Dailey, M.D.
Director, Pre-hospital Care and Education
Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

Dorothy Damore, M.D.
Pediatrics, North Shore University
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Columbia University

 

Deb Funk, M.D.
Medical Director, LifeNet of New York
Emergency Medicine, Albany Medical Center
EMS Fellowship, Albany Medical Center

Kate Hogan, M.D.
Clerkship Director
Emergency Medicine, Yale University

Kevin Jones, M.D.
Emergency Medicine, Albany Medical Center
Critical Care Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center

Benjamin Katz, M.D.
Associate Residency Director
Emergency Medicine, Albany Medical Center

Heather Long, M.D.
Emergency Medicine, Jacobi / Montefiore Medical Center
Toxicology Fellowship, New York University School of Medicine

Dan Mayer, M.D.
Professor
Director, Evidence-Based Health Care, Albany Medical College
Family Medicine, Eastern Maine Medical Center

Dennis McKenna, M.D.
Vice President for Medical Affairs and Medical Director, Albany Medical Center Hospital
Emergency Medicine, Albany Medical Center

Josh Pachecho, MD

Josh Pacheco, M.D.
Emergency Medicine, Albany Medical Center

Daniel Pauze, M.D.
Operations Director, Emergency Department
Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

Denis Pauze, M.D.
Vice Chair for Clinical Operations
Emergency Medicine, Albany Medical Center
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children

Jeffrey Rea, M.D.
Emergency Medicine, Madigan Army Medical Center
Trauma and Critical Care Fellowship, St. Luke's Hospital

Howard Snyder, M.D.
Emergency Medicine, Orlando Regional Medical Center

Taylor Spencer, MD

Taylor Spencer, M.D., MPH
Emergency Medicine, Albany Medical Center

Claudwardyne Thevenin, DO

Claudwardyne Thevenin, D.O.
Emergency Medicine, St. Barnabas Hospital

Laurie Thibodeau, M.D.
Director of Undergraduate Medical Education
Emergency Medicine, Albany Medical Center

Peter Tilney, DO

Peter Tilney, D.O.
Emergency Medicine, Albany Medical Center

Wayne Triner, D.O., MPH
Professor, Research Director
Emergency Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center
MPH, State University of New York at Albany

Vince Verdile, M.D.
Professor and Dean, Albany Medical College
Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

George Waterman, M.D.
Pediatrics, New York Medical College
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Nationwide Children's Hospital

Michael Waxman, M.D.
Emergency Medicine, New York University
Bellevue Hospital Center NIH Research Fellowship, Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Wendy Woolley, D.O.
Associate Residency Director
Emergency Medicine, Upstate Medical University