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

Chair and Clinical Associate Professor of‌ Family and Community MedicineSquare


Lori Solomon, M.D. '99, M.P.H. '09, has been an active NYMC 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 chair of the Third- and Fourth- Year Curriculum Subcommittee. Dr. Solomon has led curricular reform initiatives on cultural competency, community and preventive medicine, evidence-based medicine, clinical skill development and longitudinally integrated clerkships. 

Dr. Solomon 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, Dr. Solomon 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. 


  • B.S., Biochemistry and Cell Biology, University of California, San Diego
  • M.D. '99, New York Medical College
  • Residency, Family Medicine, Brown University
  • M.P.H. '09, New York Medical College


  • Environmental determinants of physical activity in children
  • Health literacy
  • Medical education


  • Napierala E, Rencher B, Solomon L, et. al. "Can federal policy help overcome systemically reinforced racial inequities in social determinants of health? An observational study of Georgia and neighboring U.S. states." BMC public health, 24(1), (2024) 304. doi: 10.1186/s12889-024-17726-4
  • RECOVERY Collaborative Group. "Immunomodulatory therapy in children with paediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome temporally associated with SARS-CoV-2 (PIMS-TS, MIS-C; RECOVERY): a randomised, controlled, open-label, platform trial." The Lancet. Child & adolescent health, (), (2024) . pii: S2352-4642(23)00316-4. doi: 10.1016/S2352-4642(23)00316-4
  • Pilcher L, Solomon L, Dragon JA, et. al. "The Neural Progenitor Cell-Associated Transcription Factor FoxG1 Regulates Cardiac Epicardial Cell Proliferation." Stem cells international, 2024(), (2024) 8601360. doi: 10.1155/2024/8601360
  • Farrior H, Teitelbaum S, Phalin B, et. al. "Pain Predicts Dropout from Substance Use Treatment." Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs, (), (2024) . doi: 10.15288/jsad.23-00099
  • Cho CH, Pijls BG, Abrahams JM, et. al. "Migration patterns of acetabular cups: a systematic review and meta-analysis of RSA studies." Acta orthopaedica, 94(), (2023) 626-634. doi: 10.2340/17453674.2023.24580
  • Sedhom J, Solomon LA. "Lambda CI Binding to Related Phage Operator Sequences Validates Alignment Algorithm and Highlights the Importance of Overlooked Bonds." Genes, 14(12), (2023) . doi: 10.3390/genes14122221
  • Ghadirinejad K, Graves S, de Steiger R, et. al. "What is the most appropriate comparator group to use in assessing the performance of primary total hip prostheses within the community?" Hip international : the journal of clinical and experimental research on hip pathology and therapy, (), (2023) 11207000231216708. doi: 10.1177/11207000231216708

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  • Alpha Omega Alpha