Harold Horowitz, MD

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Assistant Professor of Medicine (Interim), Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

Dr. Horowitz has been teaching and practicing infectious diseases for 30 years. After an Infectious Diseases fellowship at Tufts-New England Medical Center he spent 20 years at New York Medical College where he switched his itnerests from tick-borne infections and HIV to infection control and antibiotic stewardship. Last October he moved to Weill Cornell Medicine/NY-P Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. Among the emerging infections that he has studied and published on are: leuconostoc, vancomycin-resistant enterococci, Lyme disease, and anaplasmosis. He helped develop the emergency response plan for the Ebola crisis at NYC Health & Hospitals/Bellevue.