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Winston Kwa

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Preventive Medicine
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Certifications

  • Occupational Medicine

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Focus

Education

  • MD, New York Medical College

  • M.P.H., New York Medical College

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Staten Island University Hospital

  • Residency, Occupational Medicine
    Mount Sinai Hospital

Biography

    Winston C Kwa, MD, MPH, serves as the Medical Director for the Hudson Valley Clinical Centers of the Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine.  He was a former Residency Program Director for Occupational Medicine at Mount Sinai.

    Dr. Kwa's interests include occupational diseases such as occupational asthma, asbestos-related lung disease, silicosis, work-related musculoskeletal diseases, and the health effects of environmental and occupational exposures.

Publications

Claudio L, Kwa WC, Russell AL, Wallinga D. Testing methods for developmental neurotoxicity of environmental chemicals. Toxicology and applied pharmacology 2000 Apr; 164(1).

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. Kwa did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2013 and/or 2014: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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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Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health-Yonkers

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  • Wednesday 10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Thursday 10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Friday 10:00am - 3:30pm