Education and Training

Medical School

New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, Glen Head, NY

Residency

A.I. duPont Hospital for Children/Jefferson Medical College, Wilmington, DE

Board Certification

Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Endocrinology Fellow

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2019

Solounias, N., Danowitz, M., Buttar, I., Coopee, Z. 2019. Hypsodont crowns as additional roots: a new explanation for hypsodonty. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution doi:10.3389/fevo.2019.00135

Hou, S., Cydylo, M., Danowitz, M., Solounias, N. 2019. Comparisons of Schansitherium tafeli with Samotheritum boissieri (Giraffidae, Mammalia) from the Late Miocene of Gansu Province, China. PLoS ONE 14 (2): e0211797. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0211797

Rios, M., Danowitz, M., Solounias, N. 2019. First identification of Decennatherium Crusafont, 1952 (Mammalia, Ruminantia, Pecora) in the Siwaliks of Pakistan. Geobios 57:97-110

2018

Solounias, N., Danowitz, M., Stachtiaris, E., Khurana, A., Araim, M., Sayegh, M., Natale, J. 2018 The evolution and anatomy of the horse manus with an emphasis on digit reduction. Royal Society Open Science 5: 171782. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.171782

2017

Farraj, K., Annabi, M., Danowitz, M., Solounias, N. 2017 Combining Embryology, Anatomy, and Congenital Malformations in Teaching Reproductive Development to Medical Students. Perceptions in Reproductive Medicine 1: 1-10

Annabi, M., Farraj, K., Danowitz, M., Solounias, N. 2017. Right sided diaphragmatic hernia of Morgagni with associated abnormalities. Journal of Anatomy and Embryology 4:1-5.

Solounias, N., Danowitz, M. 2016. Astragalar morphology of selected Giraffidae. PLoS ONE 11(3): e0151310. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0151310

Danowitz, M., Barry, J.C., Solounias, N. 2017 The earliest ossicone and post-cranial record of Giraffa. PLoS ONE 12:e0185139

2016

Futterman, B., Danowitz, M., Solounias, N. 2016. Absence of Azygos Vein with Persistence of Left Vitelline Vein. Journal of Anatomy and Embryology 3:63-66

Watari, J., Danowitz, M., Jacob, S., Li, T.S. 2016. Etiology, Evaluation, and Osteopathic Management of Adult Constipation. Osteopathic Family Physician 8:24-31

White, S., Danowitz, M., Solounias, N. 2016. Embryology and evolutionary history of the respiratory tract. Journal of Anatomy and Embryology 3:54-62.

Rios, M., Danowitz, M., Solounias, N. 2016 First comprehensive morphological analysis on the metapodials of Giraffidae. Palaeontologia Electronica 19:1-39.

Solounias, N., Danowitz, M. 2016. The Giraffidae of Maragheh and the identification of a new species of Honanotherium. Paleobiodiversity and Paleoenvironments 1 - 18

Danowitz, M., Solounias, N. 2016 Embryology, comparative anatomy, and congenital malformations of the gastrointestinal tract. Journal of Anatomy and Embryology 3:39-50.

Danowitz, M., Zheng, H., Guigova, A., Solounias, N. 2016 A combined approach of teaching head development using embryology and comparative anatomy. Journal of Anatomy and Embryology 3:17 - 27.

Danowitz, M., Hou, S., Mihlbachler, M., Hastings, V., Solounias, N. 2016 A combined-mesowear analysis of late Miocene giraffids from North Chinese and Greek localities of the Pikermian Biome. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 449:194 – 204

2015

Danowitz, M., Vasilyev, A., Kortlandt, V., Solounias, N. 2015. Fossil evidence and stages of elongation of the Giraffa camelopardalis neck. Royal Society Open Science 2: 150393

Danowitz, M., Domalski, R., Solounias, N. 2015. A new species of Prolibytherium (Ruminantia, Mammalia) from Pakistan, and functional implications of atypical atlanto-occipital morphology. Journal of Mammalian Evolution 23:201 - 207

Danowitz, M., Domalski, R., Solounias, N. 2015. The Cervical Anatomy of Samotherium, an Intermediate Necked Giraffid. Royal Society Open Science 2: 150521

Danowitz, M., Solounias, N. 2015. The Cervical Osteology of Okapia johnstoni and Giraffa camelopardalis. PLoS ONE 10(8) : e0136552. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136552

2014

Hou, S., Danowitz, M., Sammis, J., Solounias, N. 2014. Dead ossicones, and other characters describing Palaeotraginae (Giraffidae ; Mammalia) based on new material from Gansu, Central China. Zitteliana. 32 :91 - 98

Solounias, N., Tariq, M., Hou, S., Danowitz, M. Harrison, M. 2014. A new method of tooth mesowear and a test of it on domestic goats. Ann. Zool. Fennici 51: 111 - 118.

Awards and Honors

Pediatric Academic Excellence Award (A.I. duPont Hospital for Children 2020)

Leadership and Memberships

National Organizations

Pediatric Endocrine Society