- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Environmental Medicine & Public Health
- Public Health and General Preventive Medicine
- Hospital Affiliation
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
Emily J. Senay, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health (EMPH) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She is a clinician at the Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health treating workplace illnesses or injuries. In addition, she is a clinician at the World Trade Center Health Program Clinical Center of Excellence at Mount Sinai caring for responders and volunteers with illness or injuries sustained as a result of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan. She is the founder of the World Trade Center Smoking Cessation Program and participated in the development of the Prevention Clinic, now fully integrated into the Primary Care Clinic, at the James J. Peters Veterans Affair Medical Center providing treatment for tobacco use. She precepts General Preventive Medicine and Occupational Medicine Residents in the Selikoff Clinics.
Dr. Senay serves as the Chair of the Sustain Mount Sinai Executive Committeee, overseeing programs aimed at reducing waste, water and energy use, and carbon emissions throughout the Mount Sinai Health System. Dr. Senay is a core faculty member in the General Preventive Medicine Residency Program and in the Graduate Program of Public Health at Icahn School of Medicine. She served as Director of the MPH Program in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the Icahn School of Medicine from 2007-2010. She was Deputy Director of the General Preventive Medicine Residency Program and Director of the American Cancer Society Physician Training in Cancer Prevention from 2012-2015 at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She is board certified in General Preventive Medicine.
Dr. Senay was previously a broadcast journalist with CBS News and PBS News reporting on medicine, health and science.
Dr. Senay’s interests include climate change impact on health, cancer prevention, asbestos exposure and risk of mesothelioma, sarcoidosis in WTC responders, sustainability in healthcare and well-being as a metric for overall health.
Multi-Disciplinary Training Area
Public Health [PH]
MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine
Beth Israel Medical Center
Residency, Preventive Medicine
Mount Sinai Hospital
Delta Omega Honorary Public Health Society
Graduate Program in Public Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Beta Omicron Chapter
Asbestos Exposure and Risk of Mesothelioma
Climate Change Impact on Health
Sustainability in Healthcare and Well-Being as a Metric for Overall Health
Sarcoidosis in WTC Responders
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Dr.Senay did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2016 and/or 2017: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
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