|Regent At-Large: Stern|
Penny Stern, MD, MPH, FACPM
Dr. Stern is delighted to be serving a a Regent At-Large, and working to help ACPM achieve its goal to become the undisputed primary resource for preventive medicine.
She is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Public Health at the Weill-Cornell Medical College Department of Public Health and a Clinical Assistant at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Department of Preventive Medicine. She has been actively teaching medical students at Weill-Cornell since 1996 as part of the Community Medicine/Public Health course. Dr. Stern is currently Director, Preventive Medicine at the Department of Population Health at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System.
Dr. Stern earned her MD at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and her MPH at the Columbia (now Mailman) School of Public Health and she is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society. She trained in Preventive Medicine/Public Health at Cornell and Occupational Medicine at Mount Sinai and she is a Fellow of both ACPM and ACOEM. She is also New York State-certified in medical acupuncture.
Prior to coming to NS-LIJ, she was the Deputy Medical Director at the World Trade Center Medical Monitoring and Treatment Program and the Associate Medical Director (at Mount Sinai), and served as the Medical Director at the Pfizer manufacturing facility in Brooklyn NY until its closure in 2008. Dr. Stern is also an experienced medical editor and journalist, having worked at Lifetime Medical Television, Medical News Network, and ReutersHealth.com.
Dr. Stern is or has served in various leadership capacities at Mount Sinai, ACPM, ACOEM, and MSSNY (Medical Society of the State of New York) including the Residency Advisory Committee and the CME Committee at Mount Sinai; ACPM’S CME committee and Preventive Medicine planning committee; the ACOEM House of Delegates and Internal Affairs Working Group; and the Interspecialty Committee for MSSNY, among others. She is currently serving as the President of the New York Occupational and Environmental Medical Association.