Madelon L. Finkel   Professor of Clinical Healthcare Policy and Research

Healthcare Policy, Women's Health Issues

Dr. Madelon Finkel has been involved in epidemiological research and health care policy studies for three decades. In addition to writing on U.S. health care policy, her research focus most recently has been on women's health issues including hormone replacement therapy and mammogram screening. New areas of research include cervical cancer screening in rural India, reduction of maternal mortality in Peru, and reduction of preterm birth in Brazil. Dr. Finkel's educational responsibilities involve coordinating and directing medical school course modules in Years 1 and 2, as well as the Public Health Clerkship in Year 4. Dr Finkel has established an eight-week research methodology seminar series, which is presented to Residents at several of our Network hospitals.

Dr. Finkel's current research/educational projects include:


  • Mini-course in Research Methodology: Brooklyn Hospital, Department of Medicine; New York Presbyterian Hospital, Queens, Departments of Medicine and Surgery; Lincoln Hospital (all Residents)
  • Co-Investigator, Accelerating the Cycle of Research through a Network of Integrated Delivery Systems, 2000-2005, AHRQ


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  • Clinical and Translational Science Center (UL1) - Cooperative Agreement  awarded by National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences Key Personnel 2012 -


Primary Affiliation

  • Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University


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  • Dr. Madelon L Finkel

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