Holly G. Atkinson
- SENIOR FACULTY Preventive Medicine
- Holly Atkinson, MD, FACP, is Director of the Human Rights Program for the Mount Sinai Global Health Center and Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, where she co-directs the Advancing Idealism in Medicine Program, along with Dr. Jon Ripp. She serves as faculty advisor to the Human Rights and Social Justice Scholars Program and the Physicians for Human Right student chapter at Mount Sinai. While working in Indonesia during her medical internship at the University of Rochester’s Strong Memorial Hospital, Dr. Atkinson became interested in global health. She subsequently became involved with Physicians for Human Rights, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning organization, serving on its board for more than 16 years, including four years as its president. Her particular focus is on the intersection of health and human rights, especially as it applies to advancing the health of women and girls.
Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.
Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Atkinson during 2012 and/or 2013. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
- South Beach Diet, LLC
Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.