Carol R Horowitz, MD Email Carol Horowitz
- DEAN FOR GENDER EQUITY IN SCIENCE AND MEDICINE
- PROFESSOR | Population Health Science and Policy
- PROFESSOR | Medicine, General Internal Medicine
- Primary Care
- Internal Medicine
- Hospital Affiliation
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- General Medicine Associates 212-659-8551 212-659-8551
Carol R. Horowitz, MD, MPH, is Professor of Population Health Science and Policy and, Professor of Medicine and a practicing general internist at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She is Sinai’s new and founding Dean for Gender Equity in Science and Medicine. Her research focuses on using Stakeholder-Engaged and Community-Based Participatory Research to address health disparities. As Principal and Co-investigator for federally-funded studies, her special interests are in chronic disease prevention and control, and intersection or race, ancestry, genomics and health. Dr. Horowitz mentors diverse trainees and faculty interested in addressing disparities and inequities faced by individuals from underrepresented racial, ethnic, gender and sexual minority groups, as well as women. She partners with community and clinical stakeholders to use lessons learned to inform health, policies, systems and environments. She is active on NIH study sections, as a reviewer for peer-reviewed medical journals and as an international lecturer. She received an MD from Cornell University, was a primary care resident at Albert Einstein, and earned an MPH from the University of Washington as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar.
MD, Cornell University Medical College
MPH, University of Washington (Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program)
Residency, Internal Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine
Albert Einstein College Hospital
US Department of Health and Human Services, Excellence for Contributions to Diabetes
US Department of Health and Human Services
Hartford Rising Star Business Award, Addressing Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare
Addressing Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare
Mount Sinai School of Medicine: Community Service Award
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Madrina (Godmother) Three Kings Day Parade
Spencer Forman Award for Outstanding Community Service (AAMC), Part of Awardee Team
Part of Awardee Team
Partnership Award, Lighthouse International
Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society
National Leadership Award, Academy for the Public’s Health
Academy for the Public’s Health
Cornell Council of Alumni Women
Healthy Communities Promising Practice Award
Rudin NYC Prize in Medicine and Health
Ithaca Mayoral Award, Outstanding Community Service
Outstanding Community Service
Dean's Award, Cornell University, Merit in Independent Research
Merit in Independent Research
Dr. Horowitz conducts mixed method (quantitative and qualitative research), implements community and clinically-based clinical trials to improve health, and works with large datasets locally and globally. Currently, she chairs the NIH-NHGRI CSER consortium within which she is PI of a NYC Grant seeking to study the effectiveness of integrating genome sequencing into the clinical care of diverse and medically underserved individuals; is PI of an NHGRI translational genomics clinical trial network (IGNITE); and is PI and engagement director for Mount Sinai’s Clinical Translational Science Award- Conduits, of a NYC-wide clinical data research network- INSIGHT funded by PCRF, and of an NIH Children’s Environmental Health Grant (TCEEE). She also leads studies returning renal risk variants to African ancestry adults and their providers. Her work has also included NIH and CDC-funded grants focused on prevention and control of diabetes, obesity, hypertension, heart failure and stroke, and on associations between the built environment, genomics and health.
- Health Disparities and Health Equity Research
- Community-Based Participatory Research
- Chronic Disease Prevention and Control
- Community Based Interventions
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