Henry Sacks, MD, PhD
- PROFESSOR | Environmental Medicine & Public Health
- PROFESSOR | Oncological Sciences
- PROFESSOR | Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
- PROFESSOR | Biomathematical Sciences
- PROFESSOR | Pediatrics
- PROFESSOR | Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Dr. Sacks is the Director of the Thomas C. Chalmers Clinical Trials Unit.
PhD, Albany Medical College
Dr. Sacks originally came to Mount Sinai to work with Thomas C. Chalmers, a pioneer in what is now called "evidence-based medicine." His work has been in two categories: 1) the design, conduct and analysis of clinical and natural history studies (primary studies), to provide new data to directly answer clinical questions, and 2) synthesis of existing data by meta-analysis, decision analysis and cost-effectiveness analysis, to provide guidance for urgent clinical problems for which primary data are not (or not yet) available. Dr. Sacks' current research interests include clinical trials, infections in the elderly, HIV, complementary and alternative therapies.
Dr. Sacks is also Director for Clinical Research of Mount Sinai's Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Center, and co-director of Mount Sinai's Fogarty International AIDS Training program.
Dunn AS, Wisnivesky J, Ho W, Moore C, Mcginn T, Sacks HS. Perioperative management of patients on oral anticoagulants: a decision analysis. Med Decis Making 2005 Jul-Aug;: 387-397.
Rovetto AL, Lai CY, Sacks H. Cost-Effectiveness of Probiotic Treatment in Preventing Hospital-Acquired Clostridium Difficile-Associated Diarrhea.;.