Stephanie H Factor

Stephanie H Factor, MD

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Medicine, Infectious Diseases
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science


Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease

Research Topics:

AIDS/HIV, Antibiotic Resistance, Antivirals, Behavior, Diabetes, Hepatitis C Virus, Infectious Disease, Liver, Reproductive Biology

Dr. Factor is an internist, and infectious disease specialist and an epidemiologic researcher. Her work at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention focused on the prevention of diseases due to respiratory pathogens and the prevention of respiratory illness in general. She specifically studied the epidemiology of infections due to group A Streptococcus, group B Streptococcus, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and Haemophilus influenzae and the prevention of SARS and childhood pneumonia. Her work for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene focused on prevention of large-scale public health emergencies including preparedness planning for bioterrorism attacks and pandemic influenza. Her current research interests include the epidemiology of emerging pathogens and prevention strategies for influenza. She is the course director for the Epidemiology Course, part of the core curriculum for a Masters in Public Health at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.


Infectious Disease

Clinical Focus

  • Polio Vaccine
  • Rabies Vaccine
  • Rubella Vaccine
  • Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
  • Shingles
  • Syphilis
  • Tetanus Vaccine
  • Toxic Shock Syndrome
  • Traveler's Diarrhea
  • Tuberculosis
  • Typhoid Fever
  • Typhoid Vaccine
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Varicella Vaccine
  • Yellow Fever Vaccine


MPH, Johns Hopkins University

MD, Johns Hopkins University

Residency, Internal Medicine, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center

Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center

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