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Joanne Toran

  • ADJUNCT RESEARCH ASSISTANT Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
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Education

  • B.A., State University of New York
    Psychology

  • M.P.A., New York University

Biography

    A Public administrator by profession, Joanne Toran serves as the Associate Director of the Pediatric School Based Health Center and has been a faculty member in the Division of General Pediatrics at Mount Sinai since 2001. She has administrative oversight of four school-based health centers, which provide comprehensive medical services for close to 4,000 children.

    Joanne is a New York City native and has been committed to community service for the last three decades. She firmly believes that overcoming obstacles is difficult but not impossible, she has been involved as a change agent in the city's educational an health care systems. She views herself as an a dvocate for meaningful, collaborative and viable partnerships. With an appreciation for community assets, her approach is first one of appreciation of community culture and skills, and subsequently, the identification of problems, resulting in a more inclusive approach to problem solving.

Awards

  • 2003 -
    National African American Womens Leadership Institute Fellowship

Research

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention,\r\n\r\nCommunity Based Participatory Research,\r\n\r\nOral Health

Publications

Mcfarlane WR, Dunne E, Lukens E, Newmark M, Toran J. From Research to Clinical Practice: Dissemination of New York State's Family Psychoeducation Project. Hospital & Community Psychiatry 1992; 44.

Mcfarlane WR, Lukens E, Link B, Dushay R, Deakins SA, Newmark M, Dunne EJ, Horen B, Toran J. Multiple-family groups and psychoeducation in the treatment of schizophrenia. Arch Gen Psychiatry 1995 Aug 52(8):679-687.

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.Toran 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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