Maida P Galvez

Maida P Galvez, MD

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Preventive Medicine
  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Pediatrics

Specialties:

Pediatrics, Public Health and General Preventive Medicine

Dr. Maida Galvez, a board certified Pediatrician, completed the Academic Pediatric Association sponsored fellowship in Environmental Pediatrics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. She is currently an Associate Professor in the Departments of Preventive Medicine and Pediatrics. She directs Mount Sinai's Region 2 Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit and practices General Pediatrics. She is Co-Principal Investigator and a designated New Investigator of an NIEHS and EPA funded research project entitled "Growing Up Healthy in East Harlem," a community based participatory research project examining the environmental determinants of childhood obesity. She is also Co-Investigator of an NIEHS/NCI funded project assessing environmental determinants of puberty in girls. Her areas of interests include the urban built environment, endocrine disruptors, and childhood growth and development. Her undergraduate degree is from the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Sciences/City College of New York.  She received her MD and MPH from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, trained in the Social Pediatrics Residency Program at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, followed by a Pediatric Chief Residency at Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, NY.

Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Focus

  • Environmental Pediatrics

Multi-Disciplinary Training Area

Public Health [PH]

Education

MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Masters in Public Health, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Residency, Pediatrics, Montefiore Medical Group

Residency, Pediatrics, Jacobi Hospital Center

Fellowship, Pediatric Enviromental Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital