Carol R Horowitz

Carol R Horowitz, MD, MPH

  • PROFESSOR | Population Health Science and Policy
  • PROFESSOR | Medicine, General Internal Medicine


Primary Care, Internal Medicine

Carol R. Horowitz, MD, MPH, is Professor of Population Health Science and Policy and, Professor of Medicine and a practicing general internist at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She is Sinai’s new and founding Dean for Gender Equity in Science and Medicine. Her research focuses on using Stakeholder-Engaged and Community-Based Participatory Research to address health disparities. As Principal and Co-investigator for federally-funded studies, her special interests are in chronic disease prevention and control, and intersection or race, ancestry, genomics and health. Dr. Horowitz mentors diverse trainees and faculty interested in addressing disparities and inequities faced by individuals from underrepresented racial, ethnic, gender and sexual minority groups, as well as women. She partners with community and clinical stakeholders to use lessons learned to inform health, policies, systems and environments. She is active on NIH study sections, as a reviewer for peer-reviewed medical journals and as an international lecturer. She received an MD from Cornell University, was a primary care resident at Albert Einstein, and earned an MPH from the University of Washington as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar.


MD, Cornell University Medical College

MPH, University of Washington (Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program)

Residency, Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Residency, Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College Hospital

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