Emily Goldmann

Emily Goldmann
Emily Goldmann

Clinical Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

Professional overview

Emily Goldmann is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the School of Global Public Health. She holds a BA in Economics (honors) from Columbia University and an MPH and PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Michigan.

Trained as a psychiatric and social epidemiologist, Dr Goldmann's research centers on the social determinants of mental illness and suicidal behavior. Her recent work has examined comorbidity between mental and physical illness and the role of social context in comorbidity. A recent StrokeNet fellow, Dr Goldmann is also currently exploring factors associated with depression symptom trajectories following stroke and the impact of low-intensity interventions to prevent and reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety among stroke survivors using mobile technologies. Previous work has centered on the role of neighborhoods, socioeconomic status and social support in posttraumatic stress disorder in urban areas, as well as the mental health consequences of disasters and other potentially traumatic events.

Prior to joining NYU, Dr. Goldmann conducted health economics outcomes research on various health conditions at a consulting firm and worked as an epidemiologist at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in the Bureau of Adult Mental Health. In this role, she conducted surveillance of psychological distress, serious mental illness and psychiatric hospitalization among New Yorkers; assisted in designing and implementing a needs assessment of patients recently hospitalized for psychiatric illness; and helped lead a rapid assessment of the burden of mental health conditions following Hurricane Sandy. Dr. Goldmann received the NYU GPH Excellence in Public Health Faculty Award for the academic year 2016-2017.


BA, Economics (Honors), Columbia University, New York, NY
MPH, Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
PhD, Epidemiologic Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Areas of research and study

Mental Health
Social Behaviors
Social Determinants of Health


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