Elizabeth K Singer, MD
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Emergency Medicine
- ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR | Medical Education
Dr. Singer is a member of the faculty at Mount Sinai St. Luke's/ Roosevelt where she is the director of research for the Global Health division. She also works on issues of health and human rights with the NGO HealthRight International and the Libertas Center for Human Rights, a comprehensive treatment program for survivors of torture and asylum seekers sponsored by the Elmhurst Hospital Emergency Department. She has worked in International Emergency Medicine and complex emergencies in Africa, South America, India, and Eastern Europe, and has been involved with the Clinton Health Access Initiative in Cambodia, in partnership with the Ministry of Health, to implement a national program for enhanced screening and early detection of cervical cancer.
American Board of Emergency Medicine
MD, S.U.N.Y., Health Science Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, Bellevue Hospital Center
Residency, Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital
Fellowship, Public Health, Columbia University
Public Health/ Global Health
Health and Human Right
Keller AS, Rosenfeld B, Trinh-Shevrin C, Meserve C, Sachs E, Leviss JA, Singer E, Smith H, Wilkinson J, Kim G, Allden K, Ford D. Mental health of detained asylum seekers. Lancet 2003 Nov; 362(9397).
Keller AS, Ford D, Sachs E, Rosenfeld B, Trinh-Shevrin C, Meserve C, Leviss JA, Singer E, Smith H, Wilkinson J, Kim G, Allden K, Rockline P. The impact of detention on the health of asylum seekers. The Journal of ambulatory care management; 26(4).
Stadtmauer GJ, Singer E, Metalios E. An analytical approach to clinical forensic evaluations of asylum seekers: the Healthright International Human Rights Clinic. Journal of forensic and legal medicine 2010 Jan; 17(1): 41-5.
Keller A. From Persecution to Prison: The Health Consequences of Detention for Asylum Seekers. A report by The Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture and Physicians for Human Rights group. 2003;.