Margot Rosenthal is a Smithtown Democratic Committee-person, a Midwife, and a Nurse Practitioner. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and graduated from Stuyvesant HS. She is the daughter of a World War II Veteran, and both of her parents were NYC public school teachers.
Margot received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN) from New York University, Midwifery Certification from SUNY Downstate Medical Center, and a Master of Science in Nursing (Nurse Practitioner Certification) from Stony Brook University. She has worked with underprivileged patients for the past 39 years as a Midwife, Nurse Practitioner, and Nursing Instructor in various hospital and clinical settings in NYC and Long Island She currently works as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner providing psychiatric care for the elderly in nursing homes throughout Suffolk County.
Margot has been a Smithtown resident for 30 years. Margot is married to Gary Rosenthal, a County Prosecutor of child abuse and neglect cases. They are the proud parents of 4 Smithtown public school graduates. If elected, Margot plans to bring her expertise to the Suffolk County Legislature and seeks to address various healthcare, housing, education, and environmental issues in our community. Specifically, Margot intends to work on improving access to mental health care and combating the opioid crisis, and she plans to fight for additional laws designed to limit teenage vaping.