Jaime Hook, MD
Pulmonary Medicine (Lung), Critical Care Medicine
Jaime Hook, MD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine with a secondary faculty appointment in the Department of Microbiology. Her clinical and research career aims to improve the lives of patients with lung diseases. She serves as a teaching and supervising Attending Physician for pulmonary fellows in the outpatient Pulmonary Clinic and inpatient Pulmonary Consultation Service. Her research focuses on the biology of severe lung infections and pathogen-induced acute lung injury.
Dr. Hook obtained her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and completed her internal medicine residency and pulmonary and critical care fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center. She carried out her postdoctoral research training in clinical epidemiology (2010-2012) and basic science (2013-2019) at Columbia under the mentorship of Drs. David Lederer and Jahar Bhattacharya, respectively. She joined the faculty at the Icahn School of Medicine in June 2019 to establish her own basic science research program, the Lung Imaging Lab.
Dr. Hook has been the recipient of a number of clinical and research awards, including the 2018 Jo Rae Wright Award “in recognition of outstanding scientific achievement by a young investigator” from the American Thoracic Society Respiratory, Cell, and Molecular Biology Assembly.
- Mount Sinai Queens
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
Infectious Disease, Lung
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