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
  • Active Staff Hospital Privileges, Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center

Education

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

Publications

  • 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.

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  • 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 May 23. PMID: 29795202.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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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  • Published on 1/22/2018

    Sandel M, Sheward R, Ettinger de Cuba S, Coleman SM, Frank DA, Chilton M, Black M, Heeren T, Pasquariello J, Casey P, Ochoa E, Cutts D. Unstable Housing and Caregiver and Child Health in Renter Families. Pediatrics. 2018 Feb; 141(2). PMID: 29358482.

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  • Published on 12/19/2017

    Sandel M, Desmond M. Investing in Housing for Health Improves Both Mission and Margin. JAMA. 2017 Dec 19; 318(23):2291-2292. PMID: 29090312.

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  • Published on 12/1/2017

    Childs E, Laws MA, Drainoni ML, Nath A, Reid MJ, Sandel M, Cohen RT. Caring for Young Children with Asthma: Perspectives from Urban Community Health Centers. J Urban Health. 2017 Dec; 94(6):824-834. PMID: 28741283.

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  • Published on 11/21/2017

    Dong Z, Nath A, Guo J, Bhaumik U, Chin MY, Dong S, Marshall E, Murphy JS, Sandel MT, Sommer SJ, Ursprung WWS, Woods ER, Reid M, Adamkiewicz G. Evaluation of the Environmental Scoring System in Multiple Child Asthma Intervention Programs in Boston, Massachusetts. Am J Public Health. 2018 Jan; 108(1):103-111. PMID: 29161061.

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  • Published on 10/27/2017

    Lee-Sarwar K, Hauser R, Calafat AM, Ye X, O'Connor GT, Sandel M, Bacharier LB, Zeiger RS, Laranjo N, Gold DR, Weiss ST, Litonjua AA, Savage JH. Prenatal and early-life triclosan and paraben exposure and allergic outcomes. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2018 Jul; 142(1):269-278.e15. PMID: 29111213.

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