Staff

Abby Schwartz, RN, BSN, MBA

Abby SchwartzAbby Schwartz is the Director of the Diabetes Alliance and Wellness at the Mount Sinai Health System. She is a clinical-operations professional who focuses her passion for health care in building wellness, care management and disease management initiatives that drive improvements in health outcomes. She has designed the infrastructure and cultivated medical teams to support the optimal management of obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Ms. Schwartz enjoys bringing cooking demonstrations, personal nutrition counseling, diabetes care management, smoking cessation and digital wellness offerings to Mount Sinai Hospital campuses for faculty and employees. She leads a team of practitioners who serve patients and employees at 30 primary care, multispecialty and cardiology practices through New York City metropolitan area.

 

Mari Umpierre, PhD

image of Mari UmpierreDr. Mari Umpierre is the Director of Behavioral Health and Research for the Mount Sinai Health System's Employee Wellness Initiatives. In this role she develops partnerships across the MSHS to design and implement programs and strategies that promote emotional wellness and stress reduction. She is particularly interested in health and mental health literacy and has investigated issues related to language, cultural barriers and health communication. Her clinical work and research interests include cross cultural issues in mental health and access to care for minorities.