Nina A Bickell, MD
- PROFESSOR | Population Health Science and Policy
- PROFESSOR | Medicine, General Internal Medicine
Specialties:Primary Care, Internal Medicine
Dr. Bickell is Director of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine’s NIMHD-funded Center to Achieve and Sustain Improved Health in Harlem designed to improve care in minority communities and Co-Director of the Center for Health Equity & Community Engaged Research. She currently is Principal Investigator of NCI and DoD-funded studies to assess and reduce disparities in breast, ovarian and prostate cancer treatment.
A practicing primary care general internist in the Mount Sinai Diagnostic & Treatment Center, she completed a primary care internal medicine residency at Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center in the Bronx, NY, a preventive medicine residency at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she received her MPH in epidemiology, and a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars fellowship at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In addition to academic appointments, Dr. Bickell served as a senior clinical research scientist at the NYS Department of Health in the Office of Quality Improvement.
Dr. Bickell's research includes: assessing causes of and creating interventions to reduce racial & ethnic disparities in care; improving the quality of care; implementation research; continuity and coordination of care; community engaged research, comparative effectiveness research and social determinants of health.
American Board of Internal Medicine
MD, New York Medical College
Residency, Internal Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center
Fellowship, Internal Medicine, North Carolina Memorial Hospital
NYC Mayor's Certificate of Appreciation
Research interests include:
Quality of care, racial disparities in care, approaches to improve quality, access to care for vulnerable populations, coordination of care, continuity of care