Neil Schachter, M.D.
Dr. Neil Schachter is Dr. Maurice Hexter Professor of Medicine and Professor of Community Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where he is also the Associate Director of the Pulmonary Division. After studying mathematics at Columbia, he received his M.D. from NYU and completed postgraduate medical training at Bellevue Hospital. Before coming to Mt. Sinai, Neil was an Associate Professor of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine. He has been the editor of several professional journals, written nearly 200 original peer-reviewed papers and has also authored/edited several textbooks, including Respiratory Pharmacology and the NAMDRC Handbook. An authority on byssinosis and an advocate for clean indoor air, Neil's current research focuses on the treatment of asthma and chronic bronchitis.

Dr. Schachter reports no conflict of interest.