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Katherine Van Oss, MD, Preventive Medicine, New York, NY

KatherineRachelVan OssMDMS

Preventive Medicine New York, NY

Public Health & General Preventive Medicine

Clinical preventive medicine provider with an emphasis on lifestyle medicine.

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Education & Training

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell Campus)
    New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell Campus)Residency, Public Health and General Preventive Medicine, 2012 - 2014
  • University of Cincinnati Medical Center/College of Medicine
    University of Cincinnati Medical Center/College of MedicineResidency, Surgery, 2009 - 2012
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Medical College of WisconsinClass of 2009
  • Hope College
    Hope CollegeB.S., Major: Biology; Minor: Music and Latin Hope, Magna Cum Laude, 2001 - 2005

Certifications & Licensure

  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 2023 - 2026
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2013 - 2025
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2009 - 2013
  • American Board of Preventive Medicine Public Health & General Preventive Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Distinguished Housestaff Award New York Presbyterian Hospital/Well Cornell Medical College, 2013
  • Distinguished Housestaff Award New York Weill Cornell Medical Center Alumni Council, 2013
  • Community Engagement Award grant Weill Cornell Clinical and Translational Science Center, 2013
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Voices through cameras: Learning about the experiences and challenges of minority government-insured overweight and obese New York City adolescents using photovoice  
    Van Oss K, Leung MM, Sharkey Buckley J, Wilson-Taylor M., Journal of Communication in Healthcare, 12/2014
  • Characteristics of obese children aged 1- 4 years at a referral clinic  
    Welch (Van Oss) KR, Ariza AJ, Wieczorek JL, Binns HJ, Journal of the National Medical Association, 1/1/2008


  • Institutional Observations of Bacterial Colonization of Operating Room Surfaces and Personnel Attire. Poster
    Van Oss KR, Van Sweringen HL, Alexander JW, Edwards MJ, Surgical Infection Society-North America Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, 1/1/2012
  • Characteristics of Very Young Obese Children at a Nutrition Referral Clinic. Poster
    Welch (Van Oss) KR, Wieczorek JL, Ariza AJ, Binns HJ, American Pediatric Society-Society for Pediatric Research Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, 1/1/2007
  • Measuring Effects of Treatment of Overweight Children. Poster
    Wieczorek JL, Welch (Van Oss) KR, Ariza AJ, Binns HJ, Northwestern University Medical Student Research Day, Chicago, IL, 1/1/2006
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Grant Support

  • Planning GrantCohen Family Foundation2014–2015
  • Community Engagement AwardWeill Cornell Medical College Clinical and Translational Science Center2013–2014

Research History

  • Co-investigatorBMIQKids Planning Grant2014 - 2015
  • Co-principal investigatorVoices Through Cameras2013 - 2014

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