Kecia Carroll

Kecia Carroll, MD

  • PROFESSOR | Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • PROFESSOR | Environmental Medicine & Public Health



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Kecia N. Carroll, MD, MPH, is the Division Chief of General Pediatrics in the Jack and Lucy Clark Department of Pediatrics at Mount Sinai and Professor of Pediatrics and Environmental Medicine and Public Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital. She is a board-certified general pediatrician, clinical investigator, and epidemiologist.

Dr. Carroll completed her medical degree at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and her Pediatric Residency at the University of California San Francisco, and a General Academic Pediatrics Research Fellowship at Vanderbilt. She joined the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai from Vanderbilt University Medical Center and she is thrilled to have joined the Division of General Pediatrics with its providers and staff who are dedicated to activities including teaching learners of various stages and providing equitable care in innovative ways to patients and families.

Research Expertise

Dr. Carroll is a former recipient of early investigator awards from the Parker B. Francis Fellowship Program and the NIH. Her current NIH-funded research program investigates how environmental exposures, including stress, nutritional exposures, and environmental toxicants, during critical periods of development, influence childhood asthma risk and she is excited to work with collaborators and investigators in the Institute for Exposomic Research as well as others. She also served as the Director of Faculty Inclusion and Diversity in the Pediatric Office of Faculty Development and Chair of the Diversity Committee for the Master of Public Health Program at Vanderbilt. Through these roles, Dr. Carroll spearheaded efforts to foster an inclusive environment and in creating mentoring and career development opportunities for faculty, trainees, and students. She serves as a mentor for faculty and trainees across various career stages and academic tracks and through her K24 Midcareer Investigator Award funded by the National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute through the National Institutes of Health. She is thrilled to have the opportunity to also mentor early career investigators and contribute to efforts to support research mentor training.

Press Release

Read here about Dr. Kecia Carroll being named one of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai’s first Biomedical Laureates.


MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Residency, Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco

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