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Einstein Board Welcomes New Trustee

Einstein Board Welcomes New Trustee

Raja Flores, M.D. ’92, is a world-renowned thoracic surgeon recognized for his technical skill and lifelong work on lung and esophageal cancer, mesothelioma, and asbestos-related diseases. 

His research has produced more than 300 publications, and he has presented nearly 300 lectures worldwide. Dr. Flores is the principal investigator of a $4.8 million grant from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to study the effect of asbestos contamination in the town of Libby, Montana. 

He is currently investigating the health effects of mold exposure on New York City Housing Authority tenants. Dr. Flores is an active member of the Manhattan Community Board 11 in East Harlem, New York.

 He was educated at New York University, Einstein, Columbia University, and Harvard University. Dr. Flores currently serves as the Steven and Ann Ames Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery and is the system chair in the department of thoracic surgery at Mount Sinai Health System. 

Learn more about the endowed scholarship he has established at Einstein.

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