Dr. Altman is an Internal Medicine physician, sub-specializing in Infectious Diseases (ID). She completed a 3-year fellowship in ID in addition to a Master of Clinical Research at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Her research focus is on patient-oriented studies of Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) pathogenesis, epidemiology, and genomics. She investigates the capabilities of genomics to delineate both intra- and inter-host adaptation. She is the initiator of the collaborative Pathogen Surveillance Program (PSP) which uses genomics to define pathogen diversity at the Mount Sinai Health System. Her clinical responsibilities include inpatient ID consultations, inpatient clinical trials, and outpatient HIV primary care services.
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
Bacterial Genetics, Drug Resistance, Genomics, Infectious Disease, Microbiology, Staphylococcus Aureus, Translational Research, Virulence Genes