Jay’s passion is fostering patient-provider relationships to improve health and mental health outcomes. As the Project Director on the SAMHSA Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration grant, Jay led the Institute’s initiative to promote the physical health of behavioral health patients. His work in suicide prevention included training primary care providers in Montana, Missouri, Colorado …read more
Dr. Noreen Singh is a full-spectrum family physician who has special interests in maternal health, sexual and reproductive health, integrative medicine, trauma-informed care, and narratives of the illness experience. She continues to enjoy the broad scope of family medicine and its vital role in advocacy for underserved communities – from inpatient medicine to labor and …read more
Dr. Robert B. Goldberg has over twenty-five years of experience in sports medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation. He is an expert in manual medicine and osteopathic manipulation techniques. He is a physician educator and has lectured locally and nationally on topics of interest to physicians who treat injuries; painful conditions of the muscles, spine, and …read more
Dr. Jacob is the inpatient pharmacy faculty for family medicine residency programs at Mount Sinai Hospital (MSH). She is also faculty for pharmacy residency programs and a clinical coordinator with the Department of Pharmacy at MSH. In addition, Dr. Jacob is an assistant professor at St. John’s University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She …read more
Dr. Rivera-Morales teaches on psychosocial aspects of health and illness. She provides trauma- and culture-informed psychotherapy in Spanish and English for children, adolescents and adults, most of whom identify as members of a marginalized or underserved group. Her research focuses on intergenerational transmission of trauma and sociocultural considerations in treatment.
Dr. Lindsay Blevins cares deeply about working toward bridging the gap between physical and mental health care with a focus on holistic treatment. Research interests include mental health stigma, barriers to seeking help, implicit bias, and health disparities. Her clinical interests include integrated primary care, health psychology, geropsychology, trauma-informed care, and social justice.
Dr. Peter Marcus is a family physician with a special interest in HIV and Hepatitis C care. He loves working as residency faculty because of the connections with patients and residents.
Michaela Frazier is the Institute’s vice president for social support services. In this role, she oversees delivery of case management, care coordination and related psychosocial support services across the Institute’s network of sites. Previously, she served as the Institute’s regional director of care coordination and interim director of community programs. Prior to joining the Institute, …read more
Yezmin is passionate about motivating patients to have a successful oral hygiene routine and focuses on oral hygiene preventative care, public health, nutritional counseling, and oral health care for patients with disabilities.
Dr. Pallapati joined the Institute as a full-time dental care provider in January 2019 following a residency at Lincoln Hospital and two years in private practice. Before joining the Westchester Square faculty, Dr. Pallapati worked part-time at the Institute’s Stevenson Family Health Center. “I came to the Institute to be a better service to the community. I …read more