Angela Diaz, M.D., M.P.H., is the Jean C. and James W. Crystal Professor of Pediatrics at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and the Director of the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center. Dr. Diaz earned her medical degree from Columbia University in 1981 and completed her post-doctoral training at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1985. She has a history of involvement in mental and primary health services, particular to trauma-affected adolescents. Dr. Diaz is also the Director of Health Services for the Children’s Aid Society in New York City. Her involvement includes international health projects in Asia, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, and health advocacy and policy in the U.S. Dr. Diaz, a former White House Fellow, was named one of the best doctors in New York by New York magazine and received the American Academy of Pediatrics Founders of Adolescent Health Award in 2001. She also recently received the Alexander Richman Commemorative Award for Ethics and Humanism in Medicine from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.