As dean and CEO of NYU Langone Medical Center, Dr. Robert I. Grossman leads both NYU School of Medicine and NYU Hospitals Center, the latter comprising Tisch Hospital, the Hospital for Joint Diseases, the Hassenfeld Pediatric Center, and the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine. He assumed these responsibilities on July 1, 2007.
Dr. Grossman joined NYU in 2001 as the Louis Marx Professor of Radiology, chairman of the Department of Radiology, and professor of neurology, neurosurgery, and physiology and neuroscience. In his previous position at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, he had been professor of radiology, neurosurgery, and neurology; chief of neuroradiology; and associate chairman of radiology.
A prolific and highly respected scientist, Dr. Grossman was awarded the Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 1999 for his work on multiple sclerosis. He was a member (1995-2000) and chairman (1997-2000) of the Diagnostic Radiology Study Section at NIH, was appointed to the NIH’s National Advisory Council for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (2003-2007), and, in 2004, became the first recipient of the American Society of Neuroradiology Education and the Research Foundation’s annual Outstanding Contributions in Research Award in recognition of lifelong accomplishment and consistent excellence in clinical neuroscience. In 2010, he received the International Society in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine&rsquo