Stella A Safo, MD
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, Infectious Diseases
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, General Internal Medicine
Dr. Safo A. Stella is an HIV primary care physician and assistant professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She is the Program Manager for Systems Design at the Arnhold Institute for Global Health in the Mount Sinai Health System where she leads the design and development of effective population health care models.
Dr. Safo received her medical education from Harvard Medical School and a masters degree in public health with a focus on Global Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. She completed a residency in Primary Care and Social Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx and subsequently completed an HIV Clinical Scholars Fellowship with HIV Medicine Association at Montefiore.
Dr. Safo is from Ghana and was raised in Brooklyn and Long Island. She currently resides in Harlem.
American Board of Internal Medicine
MD, Harvard Medical School
Residency, Internal Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center /Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, Montefiore Medical Center /Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Awarded as one of two national HIVMA (HIV Medicine Association) Clinical HIV Scholars
Joseph B. Martin Award
Sackey J, Dookeran N, Safo SA. Ghana. In: Spielberg L, Adams L, editors. Africa: A Practical Guide for Global Health Workers. Dartmouth College Press;.
Safo SA, Batchelder A, Peyser D, Litwin AH. The common sense model applied to hepatitis C: a qualitative analysis of the impact of disease comparison and witnessed death on hepatitis C illness perception. Harm reduction journal 2015; 12.