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neuroscience and biophysics educator , Physiology

Phyllis Myrna Gootman, American physiology, neuroscience and biophysics educator. Recipient Hendel Family award Brandeis University, 1957; John Miles Davidson fellow in physiology Albert Einstein College Medicine, 1973; recipient numerous grants.


Gootman, Phyllis Myrna was born on June 8, 1938 in New York City. Daughter of Albert and Ida (Krieger) Adler.


Bachelor cum laude, Barnard College, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Yeshiva University, 1967.


Research associate department physiology and biophysics University Washington, Seattle, 1963. Instructor department physiology Albert Einstein College Medicine, Bronx, New York, 1968-1970, assistant professor, 1970-1973, State University of New York, Brooklyn, 1973-1975, associate professor, 1975-1981, professor, 1981-1998, professor department pediatrics, since 1997, professor department physiology and pharmacology, since 1998. Visiting assistant professor department physiology Albert Einstein College Medicine, Bronx, 1973-1976, visiting professor department Physiology and Biophysics, 1984-1992.

Member clinical campus, since 1989.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Member editorial board Journal of Development Physiology, 1986-1995, Journal Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Child Mortality, 1996-1999, Clinical Autonomic Research, since 1997.


Fellow Royal Society Medicine. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society for Neuroscis., Biophysics Society, American PHysiol. Society, American Heart Association, American Institute Biological Sciences, American Autonomic Society (executive board), Microcirculatory Society, Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, American Association Lab Animal Science, International Society for Development of Neuroscis.


Married Norman Gootman, June 1, 1958. Children: Sharon Hillary, Craig Seth.

Albert Adler

Ida (Krieger) Adler

Norman Gootman

Sharon Hillary Gootman

Craig Seth Gootman