DR. PRABHJOT SINGH (@prabhjotsinghNY) is Director of the Arnhold Institute for Global Health and Vice Chairman of Medicine for Population Health at the Mount Sinai Health System, as well as Special Advisor for Strategy and Design at the Peterson Center for Healthcare.
His work combines systems engineering and social mobilization principles, with an emphasis on how US healthcare can learn from other industries and low-resource settings to improve health and healthcare. He co-founded the One Million Community Health Worker Campaign with Jeffrey Sachs, which is an initiative of the African Union and UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. Domestically, he focuses on developing community-based health care delivery systems, where he is a practicing doctor in East Harlem and founding technical advisor for City Health Works.
Previously, Prabhjot was an assistant professor of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and Director of Systems Design at the Earth Institute. He completed a BA & BS at University of Rochester, an MD at Cornell and PhD in Neural & Genetic Systems at Rockefeller University, with a Post-Doctoral fellowship in Sustainable Development at Columbia University. He is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Young Leader, a Truman National Security Fellow, and term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Prabhjot was raised in Kenya and lives in Manhattan.