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Dr. Natoushka Trenard MD, MPH

Advisory Board

Dr. Natoushka Trenard is currently serving as Chief of the Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine

Division at Metropolitan Hospital which she joined in 2019 as the Director of Critical Care

Services. She earned her medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine in 2008

and completed her residency training at Stony Brook University Medical Center in 2011. Dr.

Trenard completed her Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship at New York University in 2015 and

earned a Master’s Degree in Public Health at Columbia University in 2020. Following the

completion of her medical training, she worked at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx for over

three years as a Pulmonary/Critical Care Attending during which time she became an Associate

Program Director for the Medicine Residency, Assistant Professor at CUNY School of Medicine,

and was honored with the Medicine Residency Teaching Award in 2018. She is currently an

Assistant Professor of New York Medical College. Her current clinical practice involves both

inpatient and outpatient care in the Medical Intensive Care Unit and Pulmonary Clinic, serving a

diverse patient population in East Harlem. Her research interests include improving lung cancer

screening utilization in vulnerable populations and has received a grant to investigate novel

approaches to improve screening in populations with known worse lung cancer outcomes. Dr.

Trenard is also passionate about having formal health equity education in resident training and

currently developing a Health Equity Curriculum for the medicine residency program. She serves

as the Site Director for the Westchester Pulmonary Critical Care Fellowship and is involved in

quality improvement initiatives and fellowship education. Her community work includes

participation in the NYC Speaks Health and Wellness Committee, a civic organization engaged

in providing feedback to NYC Mayor Eric Adams campaign on initiatives for the NYC

community. She maintains board certifications in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical

Care Medicine. She currently lives in Queens, New York and is a proud mother of three beautiful

children: Milana, Kirk Jr, and Yara.

Dr. Natoushka Trenard MD, MPH
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