- Chair, Department of Medicine at New York Medical College School of Medicine
- Director of Medicine at Westchester Medical Center
Dr. Neil Schluger is the Chair of the Department of Medicine at New York Medical College (NYMC) School of Medicine and Director of Medicine at Westchester Medical Center (WMC). Prior to this, he was Chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine in the Department of Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC).
He has been a principal investigator in the Tuberculosis Trials Consortium, an international collaboration sponsored by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for 25 years and was the Chair of the consortium from 2000-2016. Dr. Schluger is a founder and director of the East Africa Training Initiative in Pulmonary Medicine. He also serves as senior advisor for science at Vital Strategies, a global not-for-profit organization devoted to public health issues. Dr. Schluger is a past-president of the American Lung Association of New York.
Dr. Schluger is a regular guest lecturer at MSIH.
- Tuberculosis epidemiology and diagnostics
- Elucidation of the nature of human host responses to tuberculosis; evaluation of novel diagnostic approaches; conventional and molecular epidemiologic studies
- Global lung health
Education and Training
- B.A., Harvard University
- M.D., University of Pennsylvania
- Internship Internal Medicine, St. Luke’s Hospital, New York
- Residency Internal Medicine, : St. Luke’s Hospital, New York
- Chief Resident, St. Luke’s Hospital, New York
- Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, The New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center
- Visiting Fellow, Pulmonary Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland