Elizabeth J Garland

Elizabeth J Garland, MD

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Environmental Medicine & Public Health


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

Clinical Focus

  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Clinical Preventive Medicine
  • Lifestyle Medicine
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections

Multi-Disciplinary Training Area

Public Health [PH]


BS, Tufts University

MS, Columbia University

MD, Albany Medical College

Residency, Pediatrics, Mount Sinai Hospital

Fellowship, Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital

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