Barry Smith, MD, PhD

Barry Smith

Title: 1) President, Chief Executive Officer 2) Director
Company: 1) The Rogosin Institute 2) Dreyfus Health Foundation
Location: New York, New York, United States

Barry Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Rogosin Institute, and Director of the Dreyfus Health Foundation, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in nephrology, surgery, and health care administration.

A graduate of Harvard University, Dr. Smith earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology in 1965. Three years later, he secured a PhD in neuroscience from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, later concluding his academic efforts with an MD from Cornell University in 1972. Between 1971 and 1975, he completed an internship and residency with the New York Hospital in New York City, before accepting a residency with Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, from 1974 to 1978. During this time, Dr. Smith also excelled as the program director of the neurosciences research program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Upon leaving the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dr. Smith joined the United States Public Health Service in 1978 and served as the commander until his departure in 1983. In addition to this appointment, he also contributed as the deputy director of the surgical neurology branch with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland for five years. Since 1983, Dr. Smith has served as the director of the Dreyfus Health Foundation in New York City. More recently, he has also assumed the position of president and chief executive officer of The Rogosin Institute in New York City. A successful physician and nephrologist, Dr. Smith is proud to have been involved in a program partnership with Dr. Abdul Sajid, which is responsible for developing a cell-based therapy option for cancer patients. In light of his exceptional undertakings, he has been the recipient of several honors including the Equal Employment Opportunity Award, the Commendation Medal from the United States Public Health Services between 1982 and 1983. In his spare time, he enjoys sailing and writing.

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