Daniel Hughes

Daniel Hughes, PhD

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Environmental Medicine & Public Health

Dr. Hughes is a New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-R) and a Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP). He has completed broad professional training in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. He holds Masters’ Degrees in both Social Work and Cultural Anthropology. His doctoral research focused on the life-ways of a group of inner city men (East Harlem), building upon the practice and theory of Urban Anthropology.

Presently, he is Associate Professor of Environmental Medicine and Public Health and the Director of the Mount Sinai Health System’s Employee Assistance Program. Dr. Hughes is Vice President of the Employee Assistance Roundtable, and serves as the current chair of the Employee Assistance Professional Association’s Research Committee. His research interests include behavioral risk assessment, targeted workplace violence, stress management, and sleep hygiene for health care professionals and the development of an educational model for employee assistance practice.



BA, New York University

MA, New School for Social Research

MSW, Hunter College School of Social Work

PhD, New School for Social Research