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Stephanie H Factor, MD
Infectious Disease
    • Positions
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, Infectious Diseases
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science
    • Specialty
    • Infectious Disease
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliation
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital

Dr. Factor is an internist, and infectious disease specialist and an epidemiologic researcher. Her work at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention focused on the prevention of diseases due to respiratory pathogens and the prevention of respiratory illness in general. She specifically studied the epidemiology of infections due to group A Streptococcus, group B Streptococcus, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and Haemophilus influenzae and the prevention of SARS and childhood pneumonia. Her work for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene focused on prevention of large-scale public health emergencies including preparedness planning for bioterrorism attacks and pandemic influenza. Her current research interests include the epidemiology of emerging pathogens and prevention strategies for influenza. She is the course director for the Epidemiology Course, part of the core curriculum for a Masters in Public Health at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

Certifications

Infectious Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Focus

Research Topics

AIDS/HIV, Antibiotic Resistance, Antivirals, Behavior, Diabetes, Hepatitis C Virus, Infectious Disease, Liver, Reproductive Biology

Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas

Clinical Research Education Program [CLR], Public Health [PH]

Education

MPH, Johns Hopkins University

MD, Johns Hopkins University

Residency, Internal Medicine
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center

Fellowship, Infectious Disease
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center

Language

English