Carol R. Horowitz is Associate Professor of Health Policy and Medicine at New York’s Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and a practicing general internist. With a focus on using Community-Based Participatory Research to address health disparities, she is the Principal Investigator of several National Institutes of Health (NIH) -funded, community- based interventions. She also is the recipient of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) REACH Center grant to eliminate diabetes disparities among African Americans and Latinos.
Dr. Horowitz is director of the East Harlem Diabetes Center of Excellence, and the Principal Investigator of the Community Engagement and Research Core for Mount Sinai’s Institutes for Clinical and Translational Sciences. She has implemented numerous community-based health improvement interventions. In addition, Dr. Horowitz, and mentors students, residents and faculty interested in addressing disparities and partnering with communities on research to improve local health and influence policy. She has an M.D. from Cornell University, and received a Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) from the University of Washington as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar.