Stephen I. Pelton, MD

Professor, Pediatrics

Stephen Pelton
670 Albany St Biosquare III


Stephen I Pelton MD is Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine and Public Health and Director of Pediatrics Infectious Diseases at Boston Medical Center. Dr Pelton’s interests focus on the effects of recurrent disease and the long term effects of HIV, Hepatitis C and B, and Herpes among other things. Additionally, he organizes numerous clinical trials to discover new approaches to HIV prevention and treatment.

Other Positions

  • Director (Section) of Pediatrics>Infectious Disease, Infectious Diseases, Pediatrics, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
  • Member, Pulmonary Center, Boston University
  • Professor, Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health


  • State University of New York at Buffalo, MD
  • Queens College, City University of New York, BA


  • Published on 1/1/2024

    Yildirim I, Lapidot R, Shaik-Dasthagirisaheb YB, Hinderstein S, Lee H, Klevens M, Grant L, Arguedas Mohs AG, Cane A, Madoff L, Johnson H, Ivanof C, Burns M, Pelton S. Invasive Pneumococcal Disease After 2 Decades of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Use. Pediatrics. 2024 Jan 01; 153(1). PMID: 38087952.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/19/2023

    Levin MJ, Divino V, Postma MJ, Pelton SI, Zhou Z, DeKoven M, Mould-Quevedo J. A clinical and economic assessment of adjuvanted trivalent versus standard egg-derived quadrivalent influenza vaccines among older adults in the United States during the 2018-19 and 2019-20 influenza seasons. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2024; 23(1):124-136. PMID: 38073493.

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  • Published on 12/14/2023

    Pelton SI, Mould-Quevedo JF, Nguyen VH. Modelling the population-level benefits and cost-effectiveness of cell-based quadrivalent influenza vaccine for children and adolescents aged 6 months to 17 years in the US. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2024; 23(1):82-87. PMID: 38093415.

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  • Published on 11/13/2023

    Pelton SI, Hullegie S, Leach AJ, Marchisio P, Marom T, Sabharwal V, Shaikh N, Tähtinen PA, Venekamp RP. ISOM 2023 Research Panel 5: Interventions- Vaccines and prevention, medical and surgical treatment, and impact of COVID-19 pandemic. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2024 Jan; 176:111782. PMID: 38000342.

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  • Published on 10/15/2023

    Mould-Quevedo JF, Pelton SI, Nguyen VH. Vaccine Effectiveness of Cell-Based Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine in Children: A Narrative Review. Vaccines (Basel). 2023 Oct 15; 11(10). PMID: 37896996.

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  • Published on 9/26/2023

    Pelton SI, Mould-Quevedo JF, Nguyen VH. The Impact of Adjuvanted Influenza Vaccine on Disease Severity in the US: A Stochastic Model. Vaccines (Basel). 2023 Sep 26; 11(10). PMID: 37896929.

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  • Published on 11/25/2022

    Mason KM, Marsh RL, Pelton SI, Harvill ET. Editorial: Otitis media. Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2022; 12:1063153. PMID: 36506022.

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  • Published on 9/29/2022

    Mussi-Pinhata MM, Ward S, Laimon L, Pelton SI, Canniff J, Golner A, Bone F, Newton L, Muresan P, Fenton T, Johnson MJ, João EC, Santos BR, Pilotto JH, Oliveira RH, Pinto JA, Dal Bó AGBL, Kreitchmann R, Chakhtoura N, Duarte G, Weinberg A. Effect of Maternal Immunization With 10-Valent Pneumococcus Conjugate Vaccine (PCV-10), 23-Valent Pneumococcus Polysaccharide Vaccine, or Placebo on the Immunogenicity of PCV-10 in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Exposed Uninfected Infants: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Clin Infect Dis. 2022 Sep 29; 75(6):996-1005. PMID: 35037049.

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  • Published on 8/10/2022

    Marshall GS, Pelton SI, Robertson CA, Oster P. Immunogenicity and safety of MenACWY-TT, a quadrivalent meningococcal tetanus toxoid conjugate vaccine recently licensed in the United States for individuals =2 years of age. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2022 Nov 30; 18(6):2099142. PMID: 35947774.

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  • Published on 3/15/2022

    Duarte G, Muresan P, Ward S, Laimon L, Pelton SI, Canniff J, Golner A, Bone F, Newton L, Fenton T, Coutinho CM, João EC, Santos BR, Pilotto JH, Oliveira RH, Pinto JA, Machado ES, Kreitchman R, Chakhtoura N, Mussi-Pinhata MM, Weinberg A. Immunogenicity of Conjugated and Polysaccharide Pneumococcal Vaccines Administered During Pregnancy or Postpartum to Women With HIV. J Infect Dis. 2022 03 15; 225(6):1021-1031. PMID: 34791324.

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