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Sandra M Lowe, MD


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Sandra M. Lowe, MD is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Environmental Medicine and Public Health at the Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai where she is active as a teacher and mentor to students and early career professionals from various behavioral health disciplines. Dr. Lowe serves as Medical Director of the Mount Sinai World Trade Center (WTC) Mental Health Program, the largest WTC Clinical Center of Excellence, serving a diverse cohort of over 23,000 responders. In that role, she leads a large multidisciplinary team of professionals and is responsible for oversight of administrative and clinical operations, including patient care, disease surveillance, education, and medical network management. 

Dr. Lowe has extensive experience in the psychiatric sequelae of trauma exposure and provides direct care to responders diagnosed with conditions associated with their 9/11 exposure. She publishes on health concerns of WTC responders, including PTSD, depression, substance use disorder, cognitive impairment, suicidal ideation, stigma, and barriers to care.  Dr. Lowe collaborates with NIOSH/CDC leadership to develop standards for mental health care for 9/11 exposed populations and has a prominent role in the development of initiatives to improve service utilization. She contributes to the dissemination of practices relevant to future disaster response and works to elevate public awareness of the enduring effects of psychological trauma exposure.

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Sandra M. Lowe, MD is a Board Certified, New York State licensed psychiatrist, and a registered out-of-state telehealth provider for the state of Florida (


ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Environmental Medicine & Public Health, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
Hospital Affiliations
  • Mount Sinai Queens
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital