Prof. Dr. Richard T. AMBRON

Address: 320 East Shore Road, Great Neck, NY 11023
Phone:  516-244-4530
Email: [email protected]

Villanova University, BS in biology, 1965
Temple University Medical School, Ph.D. in Biochemistry, 1971
NYU School of Medicine. Post-Doc in Neurobiology with Drs J.H Schwartz and E.R. Kandel (Nobel Laureate)

2015-             Professor Emeritus of Pathology, Anatomy, and Cell Biology
2007-2015      Professor of Pathology, Anatomy and Cell Biology
1995-2007      Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Department of Anatomy
and Cell Biology,
1986-1994      Associate Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Department of
Anatomy and Cell Biology,

    •  Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology

1974-1978     Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology College of Physicians
and Surgeons, Columbia University
1971-1974     Post-doctoral Research Assistant, NYU Medical Center


1- Taught clinical Anatomy to first year medical and dental students at P&S for 35 years.

2- Was Co-director of the Clinical Anatomy Course from 1993 until 2008. The course was consistently rated first or second among all the courses at P&S and many of our graduates have gone on to become leaders in their field.

3- Taught a review course in head and neck anatomy to first year residents in ENT

4- Taught a review course on head and neck innervation to 1st year dental residents

5- Taught a CME course on advances in neuroscience

6- Worked with Dr. Ahmet Sinav, a world-renowned medical illustrator, to prepare virtual dissections of the ear, orbit, etc., as well as animations depicting difficult concepts, such as the function of the autonomic nervous system.  These programs are now being used to teach anatomy at other medical schools.