MPA, MS, DM
Emergency Management Mount Sinai Healthcare System
Professor Boyd Dixon is Assistant Director of Emergency Management at the Mount Sinai Health System. Professor Dixon oversee two facilities of the Mount Sinai Health Care System, Mount Sinai Beth Israel and New York Eye and Ear of Mount Sinai. He holds an MPA in Emergency and Disaster Management from Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY) and a master’s in science in Healthcare Administration from New School University. Professor Dixon just recently defended his dissertation successfully from Colorado Technical University and now holds a Doctor of Management in Homeland Security. Professor Dixon recently retired from New York City Health + Hospitals/ Bellevue. As Director of Emergency management at one of NYC’s busiest Trauma one hospital, he has been involved in every major disaster to befall New York City. He was Incident Commander for Superstorm Sandy and directed the evacuation of 730 patients successfully. He was Incident Commander during New York City’s first Ebola patient and has traveled the country teaching healthcare facilities on how to successfully establish a biocontainment unit to treat Ebola patients. In 2014, Professor Dixon was honored by Metropolitan College of New York with the MCNY Emerging Leader Award in Emergency Management for his leadership during the 2014 Bellevue’s Ebola Response as incident Commander In 2019, Professor Dixon has been awarded the Bronze Award by FEMA’s Center for Domestic Preparedness as a trainer for Mass Casualty Decontamination. In 2020, he was awarded the Platinum Award by American Security Society for Best Emergency Management Program for Federal, State and local. Also, in 2021, Professor Dixon was awarded the Homeland Security Mission Award by Homeland Security Today. He has also been instrumental in developing a well-rounded Emergency Management program at Bellevue.