Candace Tannis
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Candace Tannis, MD, MPH

Public Health and General Preventive Medicine, Occupational Medicine

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About Me

Candace Tannis MD, MPH, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai where she completed both her Occupational Medicine and Preventive Medicine residencies.  She is dual-board certified in Preventive Medicine/Public Health and Occupational Medicine.  After graduating from NYU School of Medicine, she began her clinical training in pediatrics prior to beginning her preventive medicine training, which has continued to inform her research interests in maternal and child health disparities related to environmental and occupational exposures.

Dr. Tannis also holds a Master of Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health where the emphasis of her studies was on community-based research methods and strategies, and is a graduate of Brown University. She has worked on research looking at risks factors and birth outcomes of mothers receiving home visit services, the impact of active design on health behaviors, and most recently completed an analysis of health risk behaviors using NYC HANES data. In addition to her clinical work at the Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health.

Dr. Tannis teaches in the MPH program at Mount Sinai and works with residents as Deputy Residency Director for the Occupational and Environmental Medicine residency program. She is a 2019 NYC/NJ ERC pilot project grant recipient and is looking forward to furthering her research interests in occupational and environmental health disparities.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Environmental Medicine & Public Health
Hospital Affiliations
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital