Robert Amler, MD

Robert Amler, MD

Pediatrics Hawthorne, NY

Vice President, Dean and Professor of Public Health, Pediatrics, and Environmental Health Science, New York Medical College

Office Address

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  • 19 Bradhurst Ave
    Hawthorne, NY 10532
    Phone: (914) 593-8850
    Fax: (914) 593-8833

Dr. Amler's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pediatrics: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Medical Toxicology
  • Clinical Interests: Leadership; Public Health; Environmental Health; Disaster Medicine; Epidemiology

Dr. Amler's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Physician and Managing Partner (2009-pres)Children's and Women's Physicians of Westchester
    Hawthorne, NY
    Faculty practice: Academic General Pediatrics and co-founder Children's Environmental Health Center of the Hudson Valley, concurrent with full-time duties at New York Medical College
  • Vice President, Dean and ProfessorNew York Medical College
    Valhalla (Westchester County), NY
    VP Government Affairs; Dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice, and Institute of Public Health; Professor of Public Health, Pediatrics, and Environmental Health Science
  • Regional Health Administrator and Commanding Officer ESF-8US Department of Health and Human Services
    New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
    Chief federal medical official for the Northeast and Caribbean Region (pop 32 million); Commanding officer for emergency medical and public health assets (ESF-8)
  • Chief Medical Officer and Founding Director, National Children's Environmental Health InitiativeCDC Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
    Atlanta and Nationwide
    Co-founder Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (PEHSU); Liaison to: President's Task Force on Children's Environmental Health, Medicaid Child Health Insurance Program (CHIP, SCHIP), US Surgeon General Professional Advisory Council
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care (part-time)Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
    Atlanta, GA
  • Faculty member (part-time, advancing ranks 1982-2004)Emory University School of Medicine
    Atlanta, GA
    Clinical Professor of Pediatrics 1997-2004
  • Medical EpidemiologistCDC and ATSDR
    Atlanta and Nationwide
    CDC National Immunization Program; ATSDR Division Chief Medical Officer & Branch Chief; Jimmy Carter Presidential Center - Health Risk Appraisal (Healthier People v3.0), liaison to 1st US Preventive Services Task Force
  • Associate Director for Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicinePeekskill Area Health Center (currently Hudson River Health Care)
    Peekskill, NY
    Medical staffs: Westchester County Medical Center; St.Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center; Peekskill Community Hospital

Dr. Amler's Education & Medical Training

  • New York University, Stern School of BusinessNew York University, Stern School of BusinessOther Training, MBA(c), Strategy & Leadership, The Executive Program
  • Center For Disease Control & PreventionCenter For Disease Control & PreventionResidency, Preventive Medicine
  • Center for Disease ControlCenter for Disease ControlFellowship, Epidemic Intelligence Service
  • St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital CenterSt Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital CenterResidency, Pediatrics
  • New York University School of MedicineNew York University School of MedicineResidency, Pediatrics
  • Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolRutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolMedical School, MD
  • Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolRutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolOther Training, MMS, Basic Medical Sciences
  • Dartmouth CollegeDartmouth CollegeOther Training, AB, Chemistry, Physics Citation
  • Bronx High School of ScienceBronx High School of ScienceOther Training, HS

Dr. Amler's Certifications & Licensure

  • CT State Medical LicenseCT State Medical License2006 - 2015
  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License1977 - 2015
  • GA State Medical LicenseGA State Medical LicenseActive through 2015
  • American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsPediatrics, 1980
  • American Board of Preventive MedicineAmerican Board of Preventive MedicinePublic Health & General Preventive Medicine, 1986

Dr. Amler's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • US Public Health ServiceMeritorious Service MedalUS Public Health Service
  • Robert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolDistinguished Alumnus of the YearRobert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Westchester Medical Society, Westchester Business JournalDoctor of DistinctionWestchester Medical Society, Westchester Business Journal
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Dr. Amler's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • 200+ othersAmler, R.W. and coauthors, 1977-present


  • Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy AssociationBoard of Directors2010 - 2013
  • Children's Health Protection Advisory CommitteeUS Environmental Protection Agency2009 - 2013
  • Healthy Schools Network (national)Board of Directors2009 - 2012
  • New York State "Berger Commission" Regional Advisory CouncilChair (appointed by Governor)2005 - 2006
  • Hudson Valley Economic Development CorporationBoard of Directors2012 - Present
  • Westchester County AssociationBoard of Directors2008 - Present
  • Blue Ribbon Health Care Task ForceWestchester County Association2009 - Present

Dr. Amler's Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • French

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna DPPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Connecticare FlexPOS
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Oklahoma
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net Oregon CommunityCare
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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