Forbes names CUNY med school dean Carmen Green to 50 over 50 list for Impact

This year’s Forbes list of 50 women over 50 recognized for their impact includes Dr. Carmen Green, dean of the CUNY School of Medicine (CSOM) at The City College of New York. She is cited by the publication for her medical leadership over the past 30 years. 

“Green is a leading researcher on inequities in pain care and, throughout her career, has been a vocal advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion in medicine,” said Forbes. “In 2006, she was selected for the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellowship and helped draft the National Pain Care Policy Act, which went into the landmark Affordable Care Act signed into law by President Obama in 2010.”

Green was named CSOM dean in 2021 at age 61. She previously worked at the University of Michigan, where she completed anesthesiology and pain medicine fellowships, and for many years in senior faculty positions teaching at the medicine and public health schools. Click here to read her full profile.

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