Steven Jonas, MD, MPH, MS, FNYAS

Steven Jonas

Title: Professor Emeritus
Company: Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Location: East Setauket, New York, United States

Steven Jonas, MD, MPH, MS, FNYAS, Professor Emeritus at Stony Brook University School of Medicine, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in preventative medicine.

Distinguished for his contributions to preventative medicine, Dr. Jonas served as a professor in the department of community and preventative medicine at the Stony Brook University School of Medicine from 1971 until attaining emeritus status in 2014. Also teaching within the graduate program for public health, he additionally lent his expertise as coordinator of ambulatory services. Over the years, Dr. Jonas has also taught at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Columbia University, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Touro College of Law. In the earlier years of his career, he served Morrisania City Hospital, Nassau County Medical Center, and the New York City Health Department. From 1984 to 1989, he was the senior adviser of the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force. Attracting numerous accolades for his work, Dr. Jonas was the recipient of the Outstanding Service Recognition Award from United University Professions in 2011 and a Top 10 Most Influential Public Health Professor Award from Health Hawk in 2010, among others.

After receiving a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Columbia College in 1958, Dr. Jonas went on to earn a Doctor of Medicine from Harvard University in 1962. Continuing his medical requirements, by 1967 he completed an internship at Lenox Hill Hospital and a residency in preventative medicine and public health with the New York Department of Health. Dr. Jonas is also backed by a 1967 Master of Public Health from Yale University, a 1997 Master of Science from New York University, and studies at the London School of Economics. Notably, he is a fellow of the New York Academy of Sciences, American College of Preventive Medicine, American Public Health Association, New York Academy of Medicine and Royal Society of Medicine. Dr. Jonas has also distinguished himself as a prolific author of myriad health and politics books, journals, articles, textbooks, and more. To attest to his legacy, Dr. Jonas can also be found in numerous editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the East and Who’s Who in the World.

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