Experts for Media - Social Determinants of Health

Peter Selwyn, MD, MPH

Chairman, Department of Family and Social Medicine , Montefiore Medical Center

Director, Community Health and Wellness, Montefiore Medical Center

Professor, Department of Family and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Selwyn provides palliative care and specializes in teaching about AIDS. He has a memoir about his experiences in the early AIDS epidemic, Surviving the Fall: the Personal Journey of an AIDS Doctor. He also develops new programs for caregivers to help people
recover and heal through grief, loss, and trauma.

Areas of Expertise

  • Community health
  • Palliative/end-of-life care
  • Health and social justice
  • Urban and underserved populations
  • Palliative and end-of-life care

Selected Media Coverage

Wall Street JournalNorwood News

Rosy Chahhbra, Psy.D.

Director, Montefiore School Health Program

Research Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

She oversees 33 school-based health centers that serve close to a hundred NY public schools, comprised of about 45,000 students, spanning from PreK to 12th grade. Dr. Chhabra has a doctorate in clinical psychology from the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University.

Dr. Chhabra has more than 20 years of experience as a public health researcher and program development specialist focusing on addressing health inequities affecting Bronx children in school and community settings.
She has managed many successful academic, organizational, and community partnerships nationally and internationally.

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatrics
  • Montefiore School Health Program
  • Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Selected Media Coverage

Einstein, Norwood News, Bronx Voice