Elizabeth J Garland, MD
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Environmental Medicine & Public Health
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Pediatrics
Specialty:Public Health and General Preventive Medicine
Dr. Elizabeth Garland is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Community and Preventive Medicine and Pediatrics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She has been the Chief of the Division of Preventive Medicine since May 2002 and the Director of the General Preventive Medicine Residency Program since 1995. She is a course director and the Specialty Track Coordinator for the Preventive Medicine Track of the MSSM M.P.H. Program. She has been the Director of the Student Health Center at Mount Sinai School of Medicine since 1997. She was the Co-Director of the third year Primary Care Clerkship from 1994 2002.
She received her bachelor's degree from Tufts University, her Medical Degree from Albany Medical College and her Masters of Science in Public Health and Nutrition from Columbia University. Both residencies in Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine were completed at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. She is a Fellow in the American College of Preventive Medicine and active on the GME Subcommittee and National Preventive Medicine Residency Directors Workshop committee. She recently reviewed the new Nutrition Counseling Recommendations for the United States Preventive Services Task Force.
Dr. Garland's has worked in the East Harlem community since 1981, and is the Co-Chair of the Pediatric/Child Health Sub-committee of the East Harlem Community Health Committee. Her research focused first on children's nutritional status, then on issues relating to pediatric immunization rates, immunization registry development and barriers to care. She has been clinically involved with socially high-risk families and evaluated pediatric home visiting interventions in East Harlem.
Public Health & General Preventive Medicine
- Adolescent Medicine
- Clinical Preventive Medicine
- Lifestyle Medicine
- Sexually Transmitted Infections
- Travel Medicine
- Women's Health
Multi-Disciplinary Training AreaPublic Health [PH]
BS, Tufts University
MS, Columbia University
MD, Albany Medical College
Residency, Pediatrics, Mount Sinai Hospital
Fellowship, Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital
Dr. Garland's research interests have centered on health disparities: pediatric asthma, reducing risk factors for diabetes in adolescents and screening men for intimate partner violence. She is currently Principle Investigator of three grants: to develop and evaluate home-based remediation and education for children and families with asthma, violence prevention screening and education, and a grant from Pfizer to develop a Sexual and Reproductive Health Education curriculum at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She is involved in research on student well-being, smoking cessation and needlestick prevention.