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George T Loo, DrPH Email George Loo

    • Positions
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Emergency Medicine
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Population Health Science and Policy
    • Language
    • English

George Loo, DrPH, MPH, MPA is an epidemiologist and an Assistant Professor in both the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Population Health Science and Policy. Prior to joining the faculty at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, he was on faculty at the SUNY-Albany School of Public Health as an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology & Biostatistics and employed at the New York State Department of Health in the Office of Health Emergency Preparedness.  Dr. Loo earned both his Doctorate of Public Health in Epidemiology and Masters of Public Health in General Public Health from Columbia University – Mailman School of Public Health.  He completed a Masters of Public Administration from the CUNY-John Jay College and his Bachelor of Arts from SUNY-Stony Brook.  Dr. Loo’s research interests are in emergency medicine/EMS, medical and public health emergency preparedness/response, disaster mental health and injury epidemiology. He has published in the areas of motor vehicle biomechanics & injury, EMS, emergency medicine, first responder volunteerism/willingness, disaster preparedness and mental health.  Additionally, Dr. Loo concurrently serves the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response as a federal emergency manager where he has deployed on response missions in various roles for the NY-2 Disaster Medical Assistance Team and currently for the Incident Management Team-Operations Section.


DrPH, Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health

MPA, CUNY - John Jay College

MPH, Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health