George T Loo, DrPH
Dr. George Loo is an epidemiologist and an Assistant Professor in both the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Population Health Science and Policy. An experienced emergency manager, he supports the Mount Sinai Health System Emergency Management group as a subject matter expert. His research interests include leveraging healthcare data, emergency medicine/emergency medical systems (EMS) utilization, emergency preparedness/response and disaster mental health.
Prior to joining the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Dr. Loo was on faculty at the State University of New York-Albany School of Public Health as an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics while employed at the New York State Department of Health - Office of Health Emergency Preparedness. He has published in the areas of motor vehicle biomechanics and injury, emergency medicine/EMS, first responder volunteerism/willingness, emergency preparedness/response and disaster mental health. He provides data analytics support and teaches research methodology and basic data analysis for emergency medicine fellows, residents, medical students and students. Additionally, he serves the United States Department of Health and Human Services – Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response as a federal emergency response official in the Incident Management Team during national emergencies and special security events.
Doctor of Public Health (in Epidemiology), Columbia University-Mailman School of Public Health
Master of Public Health (in General Public Health), Columbia University-Mailman School of Public Health
Master of Public Administration, City University of New York – John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Bachelor of Arts, State University of New York – Stony Brook