Nina A Bickell, MD Email Nina Bickell
- PROFESSOR | Population Health Science and Policy
- PROFESSOR | Medicine, General Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine
- Primary Care
- Hospital Affiliation
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- IMA - Internal Medicine Associates 212-659-8551 212-659-8551
Nina Bickell, MD, MPH, is a member of the senior leadership team at The Tisch Cancer Institute (TCI). She holds numerous positions at TCI, including Associate Director of Community Engaged and Equity Research, Co-Leader of the Cancer Prevention and Control Program, and Co-Director of the Center for Health Equity and Community Engaged Research. She is a TCI Pilot Grant study section reviewer and serves on TCI’s Cancer Population Science Steering Committee, Cancer Clinical Research Steering Committee, and Education Committee.
Dr. Bickell conducts research on assessing causes of and creating interventions to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in cancer care; improving the quality, continuity, and coordination of care; implementation research; community engaged research; comparative effectiveness research; and social determinants of health. She was Principal Investigator of the Center for Achieving and Sustaining Improved Health in Harlem, grant funded for 11 years by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.
Dedicated to community health improvement, Dr. Bickell founded the TCI Cancer Care Accelerator program to prioritize key challenges and potential solution for cancer disparities and accelerate health equity, as well as the New York City Cancer Consortium, comprising major cancer centers in the New York metropolitan region, to collaboratively address cancer disparities and improve the care of patients with cancer. She served as a senior clinical research scientist at the New York State Department of Health in the Office of Quality Improvement.
Dr. Bickell is a practicing primary care general internist at the Mount Sinai Diagnostic and Treatment Center. She completed a primary care internal medicine residency at Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center in the Bronx, a preventive medicine residency at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she also received a Master in Public Health degree in epidemiology, and a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
American Board of Internal Medicine
MD, New York Medical College
Residency, Internal Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center
Fellowship, Internal Medicine
North Carolina Memorial Hospital
NYC Mayor's Certificate of Appreciation
Research interests include:
Quality of care, racial disparities in care, approaches to improve quality, access to care for vulnerable populations, coordination of care, continuity of care
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Dr.Bickell did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2019 and/or 2020: 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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