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Jenny Walker

  • ADJUNCT ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Preventive Medicine
  • ADJUNCT ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Pediatrics
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Education

  • Montefiore Medical Center
    Social Medicine-Family Medicine

  • M.S.W., Hunter College School of Social Work

  • Regional Nutrition Center
    Nutrition

  • M.P.H., Columbia School of Public Health

  • M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine

  • B.A., Simmons College
    English

Biography

    Dr. Jenny Walker is the Division Chief and Clerkship Director for Family Medicine. She is Board Certified in Family Medicine and joined Mount Sinai in November 2003. Previously, she opened and developed a community-based Family Medicine clinical site for St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center and a high school-based clinical site for the Montefiore School-Based Health Program at the 1199 School for Social Change. She also had a clinical practice and precepted at the Montefiore Family Health Center. Since coming to Mount Sinai, she has developed a Family Medicine venue at Boriken Neighborhood Health Center, re-organized the Family Medicine Clerkship and developed an innovative aspect of medical student teaching. She is the faculty advisor for the Family Medicine Interest Group and Co-course Director for the M.P.H. Introduction to Public Health Nutrition and Socio-Behavioral Health courses. She participates in the East Harlem Community Health Committee Pediatric/Child Health Sub-committee, Mount Sinai Culture and Health Working Group, and the Enhancing Education for Chronic Illness Care group. She is also a published poet and a photographer.

Awards

  • 1991 -
    Santa Chervu Memorial Award for Excellence in Geriatrics
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine

  • 1988 -
    Roch Slyster Award in Psychiatry
    America Medical Association

Research

Interactions between mental and physical health; health disparities; clinical research; and communications and learning.

Industry Relationships

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.

Dr.Walker is not currently required to report Industry relationships.

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.

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