Megan T. Sandel, MD

Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Megan Sandel
617.414.3680
88 E. Newton St Vose Hall

Biography

Megan 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.

Other Positions

  • Associate Professor, Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health

Education

  • Dartmouth College, MD
  • Boston University School of Public Health, MPH
  • Yale University, BS

Publications

  • Published on 3/27/2021

    De Marchis EH, Ettinger de Cuba SA, Chang L, Sheward RS, Doran KM, Gottlieb LM, Cohen AJ, Fleegler EW, Sandel MT. Screening Discordance and Characteristics of Patients With Housing-Related Social Risks. Am J Prev Med. 2021 Mar 27. PMID: 33785274.

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  • Published on 3/18/2021

    Fiechtner L, Castro I, Cheng ER, Sharifi M, Gerber MW, Luo M, Goldmann D, Sandel M, Block J, Orav EJ, Taveras EM. Characteristics of achieving clinically important weight loss in two paediatric weight management interventions. Pediatr Obes. 2021 Mar 18; e12784. PMID: 33734583.

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  • Published on 3/10/2021

    Altman MC, Calatroni A, Ramratnam S, Jackson DJ, Presnell S, Rosasco MG, Gergen PJ, Bacharier LB, O'Connor GT, Sandel MT, Kattan M, Wood RA, Visness CM, Gern JE. Endotype of allergic asthma with airway obstruction in urban children. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2021 Mar 10. PMID: 33713771.

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  • Published on 3/10/2021

    Ramratnam SK, Lockhart A, Visness CM, Calatroni A, Jackson DJ, Gergen PJ, Bacharier LB, O'Connor GT, Sandel MT, Kattan M, Wood RA, Gern JE. Maternal stress and depression are associated with respiratory phenotypes in urban children. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2021 Mar 10. PMID: 33713764.

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  • Published on 3/9/2021

    LeBeau P, Lockhart A, Togias A, Sandel MT, Gereige JD, Bacharier L, Lovinsky-Desir S, Wood RA, James R, Busse WW, Gern JE, Altman MC. Cockroach-induced IL9, IL13, and IL31 expression and the development of allergic asthma in urban children. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2021 May; 147(5):1974-1977.e3. PMID: 33712279.

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  • Published on 12/15/2020

    Peer K, Adams WG, Legler A, Sandel M, Levy JI, Boynton-Jarrett R, Kim C, Leibler JH, Fabian MP. Developing and evaluating a pediatric asthma severity computable phenotype derived from electronic health records. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2021 Jun; 147(6):2162-2170. PMID: 33338540.

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  • Published on 9/30/2020

    McKennan C, Naughton K, Stanhope C, Kattan M, O'Connor GT, Sandel MT, Visness CM, Wood RA, Bacharier LB, Beigelman A, Lovinsky-Desir S, Togias A, Gern JE, Nicolae D, Ober C. Longitudinal data reveal strong genetic and weak non-genetic components of ethnicity-dependent blood DNA methylation levels. Epigenetics. 2021 Jun; 16(6):662-676. PMID: 32997571.

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  • Published on 8/1/2020

    Coughlin CG, Sandel M, Stewart AM. Homelessness, Children, and COVID-19: A Looming Crisis. Pediatrics. 2020 08; 146(2). PMID: 32747589.

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  • Published on 7/1/2020

    Atkins M, Castro I, Sharifi M, Perkins M, O'Connor G, Sandel M, Taveras EM, Fiechtner L. Unmet Social Needs and Adherence to Pediatric Weight Management Interventions: Massachusetts, 2017-2019. Am J Public Health. 2020 07; 110(S2):S251-S257. PMID: 32663093.

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  • Published on 6/30/2020

    Bovell-Ammon A, Yentel D, Koprowski M, Wilkinson C, Sandel M. Housing Is Health: A Renewed Call for Federal Housing Investments in Affordable Housing for Families With Children. Acad Pediatr. 2021 Jan-Feb; 21(1):19-23. PMID: 32619545.

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