Carol R. Horowitz

Carol R. Horowitz

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY, USA

Dr. Horowitz is a practicing general internist, in Harlem, health services researcher and Professor in the Departments of Population Health Science and Policy & Medicine at Mount Sinai. She uses community and stakeholder engaged approaches to understand and eliminate health disparities related to common chronic diseases. She co-directs Mount Sinai’s Center for Health Equity and Community Engaged Research, the Sinai CTSA’s Community Engaged Research Core, has been PI and investigator on numerous NIH, CDC and PCORI grants related to chronic disease prevention and control, directs stakeholder engagement for the PCORI-funded NYC Clinical Data Research Network and chaired NHGRI’s translational genomics consortium, IGNITE and co-Chairs NHGRI’s CSER2 consortium. Dr. Horowitz has implemented and evaluated programs to improve the quality of care and outcomes of diverse populations of adults with diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease and other health conditions through clinical and community programs. She has extensive experience in multi-method (quantitative and qualitative) research, clinical research training, program and intervention development, conducting and analyzing multi-site randomized trials, and managing and working with large, trans-disciplinary teams that include diverse researchers, patients, clinicians, advocates and entrepreneurs and policymakers. She mentors students, residents, fellows and junior faculty, serves on community boards and is active in her local community. She has received numerous honors including a special award from the US Department of Health and Human Services for Excellence in Contributions to Diabetes and the Rudin NYC Prize for Medicine and Health. Dr. Horowitz received her MD from Cornell, primary care training at Albert Einstein, and received an MPH at the University of Washington as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar.