Mount Sinai Health System

Religion as a Social Determinant of Health

Co-sponsored with the Mount Sinai Center for Spirituality and Health

Friday, November 10, 2017 at 8:30am to 12:30pm

Goldwurm Auditorium 1425 Madison Avenue

Event Type

Conference/Meeting, Lecture/Seminar


Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


Graduate Program in Public Health



Ellen Idler, PhD

Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Sociology

Emory University, Director of the Religion and Public Health Collaborative


Panel Discussion featuring:


Rev. Dr. Joan M. Williams, DMin, MSEd, LMSW, LCPC

Executive Director, Beth-Hark Christian Counseling Center, Inc.

Rabbi Jo Hirschmann, BCC, ACPE Certified Educator

 Director, Department of Spiritual Care and Education, Mount Sinai  Beth Israel

Ann-Gel Palermo, MPH, DrPH

Chief Program Officer of the Office for Diversity and Inclusion of the  Mount Sinai Health System, and the Associate Director of the Center for Multicultural and Community Affairs, ISMMS

Jamilia R. Sly, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health Science & Policy

Member, Center for Behavioral Oncology

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai