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Lori A. Weir Solomon, M.D. '99, M.P.H. '09

Lori Solomon, M.D., M.P.H.Chair and Clinical Associate Professor of‌ Family and Community Medicine

Email: lori_solomon@nymc.edu


Department of Family & Community Medicine
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY 10562

Personal Profile:

Dr. Solomon is an alumna of New York Medical College, earning both her Doctor of Medicine (99) and Master of Public Health (09). She has been an active faculty member since completing her residency in Family Medicine at Brown University, where she served as a chief resident.   She has filled many roles in the School of Medicine including Associate Dean of Community Health Affairs, Director of the Family Medicine Clerkship, Director of the Foundations of Clinical Medicine course and Chairman of the Third and Fourth Year Curriculum subcommittee. She has led curricular reform initiatives on cultural competency, community and preventive medicine, evidence-based medicine, clinical skill development and longitudinally integrated clerkships. 

Dr. Solomon grew up in California, earning a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from the University of California in San Diego. She spent a year doing HIV bench research before attending New York Medical College.  She is a member of the medical honors society Alpha Omega Alpha and has been awarded for her work in the community in Westchester County and the Bronx. Her research interests include environmental determinants of physical activity in children, health literacy and medical education.

As a family physician, she is committed to improving patients’ healthcare experience and health outcomes through longitudinal, comprehensive medical care. She loves helping her patients adopt healthy lifestyles and supporting patients through all life phases.  Dr. Solomon is married with two young daughters. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, cooking and stand up paddle boarding.

Education Profile:

Post Graduate Studies: Family Medicine at Brown University
Graduate Degree: M.D., M.P.H.
Graduate Degree Institution: New York Medical College
Undergraduate Institution: University of California in San Diego

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