Faculty of Arnhold Institute for Global Health Receive Prestigious Appointments
Friday, July 15, 2016
Posted by: Julie Briggs
We are pleased to share the significant appointments of two faculty members of the Arnhold Institute for Global Health of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS), Dr. Sandeep P. Kishore, and Dr. James Faghmous.
Sandeep P. Kishore, MD, PhD, Associate Director of The Arnhold Institute and Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine and the Department of Health System Design & Global Health, ISMMS, was elected to a five-year term as a member of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Dr. Kishore is the founder of the global non-profit Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network; his work has focused on the prevention and control of chronic illness in poor communities globally.
James Faghmous, PhD, Chief Technology Officer, The Arnhold Institute for Global Health, and Assistant Professor in Population Health Science and Policy, ISMMS, was named the 2016 National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) Research Scholar. Dr. Faghmous' research applies artificial intelligence to various large non-clinical datasets (e.g. social, economic, policy, etc.) to create equitable healthcare systems.
“Dr. Kishore and Dr. Faghmous possess the type of collaborative leadership and innovative thinking required to transform how health care is delivered in communities domestically and abroad. I congratulate each of them on these acclaimed appointments, and couldn’t be more proud to have them as colleagues”, said Prabhjot Singh, MD, PhD, Director of The Arnhold Institute for Global Health and Chair, Department of Health System Design and Global Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Please join us in congratulating Drs. Kishore and Faghmous on these prestigious appointments.
Read the full press release on Newswise here.