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Dr. Kate Grossman is board certified in internal medicine.
Dr. Kate Grossman served as Medical Director for About.com from 2006-2011, establishing About.com's medical review board and serving as the in-house medical consultant for About.com Health and its properties. Prior to her work at About.com, Dr. Grossman worked as a staff physician at Columbia University Medical Centerís Student Health Service.
Dr. Grossman graduated with distinction from Stanford University with a degree in human biology, and received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Columbia University Medical Center and is pursuing further training in psychiatry.
"I firmly believe that an educated patient is an empowered patient, and am proud to continue to provide the online audience the tools they need to navigate their health care journeys. The internet can be a powerful health care resource and I remain deeply committed to About.com's goal of providing accurate and accessible information on topics ranging from short-term illnesses to more chronic health challenges."