Dr. Dennis P. Conklin


  • 1968 Ph.D., Inorganic Chemistry, X-ray Crystallography, Fordham University
  • 1965 M.S., Inorganic-Analytical Chemistry, Fordham University
  • 1963 B.S., Chemistry, Manhattan College
  • 1978 Diplomate, American Board of Clinical Chemistry

Teaching Experience

  • 2005 – present Queensborough Community College (Adjunct Assistant Professor)
  • 2002 – present St. Johns University (Adjunct Associate Professor)
  • 2002 – 2004 St. Francis College (Adjunct Associate Professor)
  • 1981 – 1984 Clinical Biology review Course by Disstrict 1199
  • 1977 – 1990 Pathology Residency training Program (Maimonides Medical Center)
  • 1977 – 1990 Long Island University (Adjunct Associate Professor)
  • 1966 – 1968 Manhattan College (Instructor in Chemistry)

Research Experience

  • 1975 – 1988 Maimonides Medical Center: General research on theories of cellular aging
  • 1963 – 1968 Forddham University: Basic research in crystal and molecular structure

Hospital Experience

  • 1997 – 2001 New York Community Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1995 – 1997 Victory Memoreal Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
    • Administrative Director - Department of Laboratories
  • 1975 – 1995 Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
    • Assistant Director - Graduate Medical Education, Quality Assurance and Safety (1994-1995)
    • Assistant Director - Clinical Pathology (1980-1994)
    • Assistant Laboratory Manager (1975-1980)
  • 1968 – 1975 Jamaica Hospital, Jamaica, NY
    • Supervisor - Department of Clinical Biochemistry


  • 1967 – 1968 Research Fellow, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY
  • 1966 – 1966 Research Fellow, Argonne National Laboratory, Joliet, IL

Affiliates and Memberships

  • American Chemical Society
  • American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  • American Society of Clinical Pathology
  • Clinical Laboratory director: NYS Department of Health
  • Charge of Chemical Laboratory: NYC Fire Department Certificate of Fitness


  1. "Total LD and Isoenzyme Variations During in vitro Fibroblast Aging with A Discussion of Its Theoretical Implications.", Mechanism of aging and Development, 1985, 31, 163-169.
  2. "Lactic Dehydrogenase Changes during in-vitro Aging in Dermal fibroblast Cultures", the gerontologist, 1984, 24, 226 (abstract).
  3. "The Crystal and Molecular Structure of Bis-Cyano Triethylenetetraamine Cobalt (III) Perchlorate.", Acta Cryst., 1970.
  4. "Solid-Solid Interactions. VIII. some Compounds of Uranyl Nitrate with N-alkyl Substituted Ureas.", J. Inorg. Nucl. Chem., 1968.


  1. Minkowitz, S.; Conklin, D.; Kaplan, P. "Mid Cycle Appearance of LD-1 in the in-vitro Life Cycle of cultured Dermal fibroblast", The 36th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, 1983.
  2. Minkowitz, S.; Kaplan, P.; Conklin, D. "Age Related Lactic Dehydrogenase Isozyme Change during in-vitro Human Fibroblast Cultures", the 35th Annual scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, 1982.
  3. Minkowitz, S.; Minkowitz, F.; Conklin, D. P.; Tannenbaum, R. S.; Stutman, J., "Quantitative Assay of Enzyme Activity in Skin; A New Approach to the Correlation of Cell Biology Physiology.", the NY Hilton 7th Annual Meeting of the American Aging Association, 1977.

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center
Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts Center
QPAC: Performing Arts Center

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art Gallery
QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.