Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Born and raised in Providence, RI, Joseph Carnevale is the son of Robert and Joanne, two medical professionals who stress the importance of public service in everyday life. With his siblings Caroline, Jessica, and Bobby before him, Carnevale followed a unique path that would eventually focus on uniting education and healthcare in order to empower disadvantaged and impoverished communities at home and around the world.
In 2011, Carnevale graduated summa cum laude from Fordham University with a BA in Natural Science (concentration: organismal biology) and Philosophical Theology. He was inducted into several honor societies including Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Sigma Nu, and Theta Alpha Kappa, while captain of his university soccer team. Earning the first Harry S Truman Scholarship for Fordham College Lincoln Center, Carnevale participated in the Truman Summer Institute in Washington, DC and worked for the Corporation for National and Community Service, strengthening communities and developing leaders through direct team-based national and community service. Afterward, Carnevale worked for the World Health Organization at the United Nations in New York City, with multiple global health initiaves, especially Roll Back Malaria's efforts to eradicate malaria worldwide. Then, prior to medical school, Carnevale was a leukemia and lymphoma clinical trials researcher in the division of Hematology-Oncology at Weill Cornell Medical College and New York Presbyterian Hospital.
Carnevale graduated ΑΩΑ from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and is currently a resident physician in the Department of Neurological Surgery at Weill Cornell - New York Presbyterian Hospital under Dr. Phillip Stieg and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center under Dr. Vivian Tabar. Carnevale's research and clinical interests continue to embrace his passion for global health as he strives to advance the fields of neuro-oncology, vascular neurosurgery, and pediatric neurosurgery here at home and in undeserved communities around the world.