Maayan Yitshak-Sade, PhD

Position: Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Maayan Yitshak-Sade, PhD, is an environmental epidemiologist and serves as Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.  She is also a member of Mount Sinai’s Institute for Exposomic Research and Transdisciplinary Center on Early Environmental Exposures. Her research interests are cardiovascular and metabolic health, joint effects of urban and built environment exposures, and modification of these effects by individual and neighborhood socioeconomic factors. She applies mixture analysis methods to investigate the links between multiple concurrent environmental exposures and cardiovascular diseases and risk factors. Dr. Yitshak-Sade received her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (2006), her Master’s in Public Health (2013), and her PhD in epidemiology (2016) from Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel. Since 2016 Dr. Yitshak-Sade has completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Environmental Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, before joining Mount Sinai in August 2020.