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B.S. Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education at City College of New York MD Suny Stony Brook Medical School

Dr. Dean Saghafi

Director/Teacher of LHS PSI
Dr. Saghafi has been teaching and directing problem-based learning (PBL) scientific research programs in New York City (NYC) and Westchester County. He received his bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences from City University of New York Sophie Davis School of BiomedicalEducation, 7-year BS/MD program in 1989. He received his MD degree in 1992 from SUNY at Stony Brook. Before pursuing teaching, Dr. Saghafi-Ezaz was employed as a resident in internal medicine at the University Hospital in Stony Brook and was a research fellow at Memorial-Sloan Kettering Hospital. He has won numerous awards for excellence in PBL scientific research teaching and co-authored several research papers as both a physician and a teacher. Dr. Saghafi-Ezaz is bilingual in Spanish and has 28 years of experience working with students, Grades 9-12.

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  • LHS PSI Virtual Classroom Required Expectations, Assignments, and Evaluations


    1. Assignments will be given on Microsoft teams.  In addition, a Remind message will be sent as a reminder that the assignment is posted. 
    2. It is your responsibility to download Excel and Microsoft Word on to your computer. It is free and can be downloaded when you log into your Microsoft 365 account on your web browser.
    3. Assignments are to be turned in only through Microsoft teams and everybody will be given 24 hours to complete the assignments. No late assignments will be accepted.
    4. For certain assignments, instructional videos will also accompany assignments.
    5. Assignments will be graded and returned to students through Microsoft teams and grades will be entered in PowerSchool.
    6. After each unit is completed there will be a unit exam.
    7. I am available all day to ask me any questions you have on the assignments.
    8. Please contact me by text message either by cellphone, Microsoft Teams, or Remind.

    My Office Hours are from 8:00 am to 12 pm Monday-Friday


    Thank you very much for all of your cooperation!

    Have fun with these amazing assignments! They will give you the necessary skills that are imperative to do good research projects.


    Thank you very much!


    Dr. Saghafi