Kristin Oliver, MD
Kristin Oliver, MD, MHS, is Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where she also holds positions in the Departments of Global Health, Medical Education, and Pediatrics. She is the Director of the General Preventive Medicine Residency Program and also serves as faculty within the Graduate Program in Public Health.
As a pediatrician and preventive medicine physician, Dr. Oliver’s work lies at the intersection of public health and clinical practice. She is committed to advancing quality improvement, provider education, and patient communication around vaccine hesitancy, particularly for the HPV vaccine. With the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination program, Dr. Oliver was regularly featured in local and community forums, including national press, as a trusted messenger to discuss vaccine safety. She served as the American College of Preventive Medicine’s representative at the Trust for America’s Health convening and policy development program “Building Trust in and Access to a COVID-19 Vaccine Within Communities of Color and Tribal Nations”.
In partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Dr. Oliver works to expand the reach of quality improvement and patient communication work on vaccines from her own clinical practice to hundreds of health care providers across New York City. As Co-Chair of the National HPV Vaccination Roundtable, she develops broad strategies to catalyze a large and diverse group of stakeholders to improve vaccination rates across the country. Dr. Oliver’s research has focused on the evaluation of quality improvement activities to improve immunization rates.
Dr. Oliver received her medical degree from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and her Master of Health Science in Health Policy from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She completed residencies in Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine at the Mount Sinai Hospital and served as Chief Resident of the Preventive Medicine Residency Program.
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