Assistant Clinical Professor
Office Phone: (631) 444-2659
Gretchen Mockler is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family, Population and Preventive Medicine at the Stony Brook University Medical Center. Dr. Mockler studied athropology, linguistics and literature as an undergraduate. She trained in family medicine at Columbia University, where she stayed on as a faculty member and worked for several years with a primarily Spanish speaking, Caribbean patient population. She has spent time professionally in Mexico, Cuba, Nicaragua, India and on the Zuni reservation in New Mexico. Dr. Mockler's academic interests include research on the human microbiome project focusing on maternal-fetal transmission of beneficial bacteria, global health and medical anthropology and the role of the humanities in medical training and in preventing physician burnout. She recently returned from a needs assessment project in Madagascar and is excited to participate in Stony Brook's medical outreach to that country going forward. Dr. Mockler maintains a full spectrum family medicine practice in the Division of Family Medicine at Stony Brook.