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Mara M. Minguez, <span>MD, MSc</span>

Mara M. Minguez, MD, MSc

Pediatrics (Board Certified)
Adolescent Medicine (Board Certified)
Languages: Spanish

Biography

Mara Minguez, MD is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and the Mailman School of Public Health and is board-certified in Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. She is a clinical preceptor at a school-based health center located in a busy Bronx high school, where she is responsible for the clinical care of adolescents as well as the teaching of medical students, pediatric residents, and adolescent medicine fellows.

She has been involved in research evaluations that have demonstrated the impact of school-based health centers on reproductive health and preventive care services in adolescents in New York City and has conducted a comprehensive evaluation of school-based health centers in the Dominican Republic.

Dr. Minguez currently serves a small-group preceptor and faculty for the Foundations of Clinical Medicine course and is a research mentor for the Program for Global and Population Health at the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons.

Additionally, Dr. Minguez is the Medical Director of the Lang Youth Medical Program at New York Presbyterian Hospital, a 6-year medical enrichment program for underserved junior/high school students in the Washington Heights/Inwood community in New York City. In this role, she advises regarding curriculum, coordin­ates partner­ships with professional organ­izations, and over­sees program evaluation.

The wellbeing of medically underserved adolescents and the increase of minority representation in the medical field are a few examples of Dr. Minguez's focus, inspiration, and passion. 

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Education

Tulane University School of Medicine - LA

Residency: Nyack Hospital

Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Fellowship: Mount Sinai Medical Center

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Population and Family Health

Transit Advisory Notice

Starting Jan. 5, 2019, 1 trains will bypass the 168th Street subway station at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center until early 2020.