Department Leadership and Staff

Steven R. Bergmann received his B.A. from the George Washington University, Washington, D.C. and his Ph.D. in Cardiovascular Physiology and Biophysics from the Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia, PA.  In 1985, Dr. Bergmann received his M.D. from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.  Dr. Bergmann was a faculty member at the Washington University School of Medicine from 1979-1996 and rose to the rank of Professor of Medicine and Radiology (with tenure) and served as Director of Nuclear Cardiology.  In 1996, Dr. Bergmann returned to his native New York and joined the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, where he was the Margaret Milliken Hatch Professor of Medicine (with tenure) and Professor of Radiology, as well as Director of Nuclear Cardiology at the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. He became Chief of the Division of Cardiology at the Beth Israel Medical Center in 2003. In 2009, he was named as Vice Chairman for Academic Affairs of the Department of Medicine and Professor of Medicine and Radiology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Bergmann joined the University of Connecticut in April, 2014, as Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and as Professor of Medicine and of Diagnostic Imaging and Therapeutics and became Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro/Princeton HealthCare System in 2016. He also serves as Clinical Professor and Associate Dean for Affiliate-Medical School Relationships at Rutgers/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Dr. Bergmann's research interests include the use of positron emission tomography for the quantification of heart blood flow and metabolism; the evaluation and treatment of chest pain; cardiac stress testing; and evaluation of the efficacy of therapeutic interventions designed to mitigate myocardial dysfunction. He helped develop tPA as a "clot busting" drug.  He is also interested in the development of clinical pathways to improve patient care, decrease hospital length of stay, and enhance patient outcomes.

Dr. Bergmann has over 170 scientific articles in peer-review journals, and over 60 invited chapters or review articles. He co-edited the book, Positron Emission Tomography of the Heart, and serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology and Coronary Artery Disease.

Dr. Bergmann's clinical expertise has been recognized by his selection to America's Top Physicians, America's Top Cardiologists, Best Doctors in America, Castle-Connolly's Top Doctors in the New York Metro area, and as one of New York's "Super Doctors." He is also listed in Who's Who in America.

Dr. Robison is the Vice Chair of Medicine and Associate Program Director of the internal medicine residency program, and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine. She completed her medical school education at New Jersey Medical School, followed by Internal Medicine residency at RWJMS.  She was chief resident at RWJMS following which she then joined the faculty at University Medical Center of Princeton Plainsboro.  In 1998 she was appointed the site director for the RWJMS Internal Medicine Residency at Princeton. She practices office-based primary care and hospital medicine.

Miyopa Little, Executive Assistant supports Chair and Vice Chair of Medicine, Institutional Review Board, and Intensivist Physicians at UMCPP. 

Mae "Missy" Trammel, Administrative Assistant and Academic Support Coordinator, supports the training program which includes residents, students and interns.