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Philip O. Ozuah, MD, PhD

Gender
Male
Department
Pediatrics
Practice Specialty
Pediatrics
Medical Education
University Ibadan, Nigeria
Residency
Montefiore Medical Center
Board Certified
Pediatrics
Academic Title
Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Epidemiology & Population Health
Administrative Title
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Clinical Focus
General Pediatrics, Asthma, Environmental Health
Research Focus
Dr. Ozuah’s research has focused on environmental exposures and medical education, and has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Health Resources and Services Administration of the Department of Health and Human Services, and many pr
Publications

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Biography
Dr. Ozuah’s background includes a medical degree from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and a rotating internship at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital. He later earned a master’s degree in Education from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and a PhD in Educational Leadership and Administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He obtained his pediatric internship and residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, and his post-doctoral research fellowship in Medical Education at the University of Southern California, School of Medicine, Los Angeles. Dr. Ozuah joined the faculty of the Department of Pediatrics at Montefiore and Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1992 and served as director of the Residency Training Program in Social Pediatrics from 1999 to 2005. He was appointed vice chairman for Clinical and Educational Affairs of the Department of Pediatrics in 2002, and was appointed Chairman of the Department in 2005. In January of 2012, he assumed the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for all of Montefiore. Dr. Ozuah research has focused on obesity, asthma, and medical education. He is a recipient of every prestigious teaching award offered by Albert Einstein College of Medicine and its university Department of Pediatrics, including the William Obrinsky Award for Excellence in Student Teaching, the Lewis M. Fraad Award for Excellence in Resident Teaching, the Harry Gordon Award for Outstanding Clinical Teaching and the Samuel Rosen Award for Outstanding Teaching in the Clinical Curriculum. He was inducted into the Leo M. Davidoff Society for outstanding achievement in teaching and into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society for outstanding teaching accomplishments. On a national level, the Ambulatory Pediatric Association recognized him in 2004 with its Outstanding Teaching Award and the Ray E. Helfer Award for Innovation in Pediatric Education. He was also the recipient of the APA’s Helfer Award in 2003.