BiographyMegan Sandel, MD, is an associate professor of pediatrics at the Boston University School of Medicine as well as an associate professor of environmental health at the Boston University School of Public Health. She has held both of these positions for the last eight years, but has been working with the university since 2002, first as an assistant professor. She is the former pediatric medical director of Boston Healthcare for the Homeless program and the first medical director of the founding site for medical-legal partnerships, Medical-Legal Partnership-Boston. In addition to publishing articles and serving on committees, she is considered an expert in her field on the topic of housing and child health.
- Associate Professor, General Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine
- Active Staff Hospital Privileges, Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center
- Dartmouth College, MD
- Boston University School of Public Health, MPH
- Yale University, BS
- Published on 9/3/2018
Sandel M, Sheward R, Ettinger de Cuba S, Coleman S, Heeren T, Black MM, Casey PH, Chilton M, Cook J, Cutts DB, Rose-Jacobs R, Frank DA. Timing and Duration of Pre- and Postnatal Homelessness and the Health of Young Children. Pediatrics. 2018 Oct; 142(4). PMID: 30177513.
- Published on 8/30/2018
Savage JH, Lee-Sarwar KA, Sordillo JE, Lange NE, Zhou Y, O'Connor GT, Sandel M, Bacharier LB, Zeiger R, Sodergren E, Weinstock GM, Gold DR, Weiss ST, Litonjua AA. Diet during Pregnancy and Infancy and the Infant Intestinal Microbiome. J Pediatr. 2018 Aug 30. PMID: 30173873.
- Published on 8/24/2018
Lee-Sarwar K, Kelly RS, Lasky-Su J, Kachroo P, Zeiger RS, O'Connor GT, Sandel MT, Bacharier LB, Beigelman A, Laranjo N, Gold DR, Weiss ST, Litonjua AA. Dietary and Plasma Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Are Inversely Associated with Asthma and Atopy in Early Childhood. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2018 Aug 24. PMID: 30145365.
- Published on 8/4/2018
Bacharier LB, Beigelman A, Calatroni A, Jackson DJ, Gergen PJ, O'Connor GT, Kattan M, Wood RA, Sandel MT, Lynch SV, Fujimura KE, Fadrosh DW, Santee CA, Boushey H, Visness CM, Gern JE. Longitudinal Phenotypes of Respiratory Health in a High-Risk Urban Birth Cohort. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Aug 04. PMID: 30079758.
- Published on 8/3/2018
Kelleher K, Reece J, Sandel M. The Healthy Neighborhood, Healthy Families Initiative. Pediatrics. 2018 Sep; 142(3). PMID: 30076188.
- Published on 6/21/2018
Kanak M, Stewart A, Vinci R, Liu S, Sandel M. Trends in Homeless Children and Young Adults Seeking Shelter in a Boston Pediatric Emergency Department Following State Housing Policy Changes, 2011-2016. Am J Public Health. 2018 Aug; 108(8):1076-1078. PMID: 29927643.
- Published on 5/23/2018
Beck AF, Cohen AJ, Colvin JD, Fichtenberg CM, Fleegler EW, Garg A, Gottlieb LM, Pantell MS, Sandel MT, Schickedanz A, Kahn RS. Perspectives from the Society for Pediatric Research: interventions targeting social needs in pediatric clinical care. Pediatr Res. 2018 Jul; 84(1):10-21. PMID: 29795202.
- Published on 5/2/2018
Lee-Sarwar K, Kelly RS, Lasky-Su J, Moody DB, Mola AR, Cheng TY, Comstock LE, Zeiger RS, O'Connor GT, Sandel MT, Bacharier LB, Beigelman A, Laranjo N, Gold DR, Bunyavanich S, Savage JH, Weiss ST, Brennan PJ, Litonjua AA. Intestinal microbial-derived sphingolipids are inversely associated with childhood food allergy. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2018 Jul; 142(1):335-338.e9. PMID: 29729303.
- Published on 2/5/2018
Chandra S, Wingender G, Greenbaum JA, Khurana A, Gholami AM, Ganesan AP, Rosenbach M, Jaffee K, Gern JE, Wood R, O'Connor G, Sandel M, Kattan M, Bacharier L, Togias A, Horner AA, Kronenberg M. Development of Asthma in Inner-City Children: Possible Roles of MAIT Cells and Variation in the Home Environment. J Immunol. 2018 Mar 15; 200(6):1995-2003. PMID: 29431692.
- Published on 1/29/2018
Underhill LJ, Fabian MP, Vermeer K, Sandel M, Adamkiewicz G, Leibler JH, Levy JI. Modeling the resiliency of energy-efficient retrofits in low-income multifamily housing. Indoor Air. 2018 May; 28(3):459-468. PMID: 29280511.
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