Chair, GEMx Advisory Committee
Dr. Mamtani is a specialist in public health, occupational medicine, and integrative medicine. He is Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research, Senior Associate Dean for Population Health and Capacity Building, Professor of Integrative Medicine, and Public Health Clerkship Director at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q).
Prior to joining WCM-Q in 2007, Dr. Mamtani was a Professor of Clinical Community and Preventive Medicine and Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at New York Medical College (NYMC), and a physician at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York. At NYMC, Dr. Mamtani developed and directed the Master of Public Health (MPH) in International Health and the Diploma in Tropical Medicine programs. As a principal investigator on a National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant from 1991 to 1995, he developed a new curriculum on nutrition and cancer for medical students at the college.
Dr. Mamtani is a diplomate of the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) for general preventive medicine, public health, and occupational medicine. He is also board certified by the American Board of Integrative Medicine® (ABOIM®). He has written numerous articles on public health and preventive and integrative medicine, and has delivered lectures and seminars on various medical topics in the United States and abroad. As a monthly columnist for a local newspaper in New York from 2001 to 2007, he wrote on contemporary health issues, such as vegetarian diets, health care costs, lifestyle medicine, and mind/body medicine.
Dr. Mamtani has served on government, hospital, medical school, and health care system sponsored committees in both the United States and the State of Qatar. He is an Honorary Consultant in Public Health in Qatar. As a consultant member of New York State Education Department site-visit teams, he contributed to the evaluation of international medical schools. He is a member of the New York State Board for Professional Medical Conduct.
Dr. Mamtani’s interests include developing innovative medical and public health education programs, student wellness and career counseling, evidence-based approaches to patient care and chronic disease management, occupational medicine, global health, and emerging health care trends such as integrative medicine.