Miriam Y Neufeld, MD MPH

Site: Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Research Mentors: Sabrina Sanchez, MD, MPH and Michael Siegel, MD, MPH

Area of Research: Examined firearm policy and injury prevention, as well as exploring the mental health and social ramifications of violent trauma.

Dr. Miriam Y Neufeld has published 8 papers and letters in Surgery, the Journal of Surgical Research, Injury Epidemiology, American Journal of Surgery, Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, International Journal of Legal Medicine, Journal of American College of Radiologists, Journal of National Medical Association, and Journal of Affective Disorders. She has had two projects presented orally at ACS Clinical Congress and the American Public Health Association, as well as a poster presented at ACS Clinical Congress. She has also presented her work locally at Grasberger Research Day at Boston Medical Center. She has presented grand rounds on her research work at Boston Medical Center. This year, she completed her 3rd year at a T32 research fellow.

Top Three publications:

Neufeld MY, Bauerle W, Eriksson E, Azar FK, Evans HL, Johnson M, Lawless RA, Lottenberg L, Sanchez SE, Simianu VV, Thomas CS, Drake FT. Where Did the Patients Go? Changes in Acute Appendicitis Presentation and Severity of Illness during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Surgery. Online ahead of print. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2020.10.035

Poulson M, Neufeld MY, Geary A, Kenzik K, Sanchez SE, Dechert T, Kimball S. Intersectional disparities among Hispanic groups in COVID-19 outcomes. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 2020; in press. doi: 10.1007/s10903-020-01111-5.

Neufeld MY, Sanchez S, Siegel M. 2019. Firearm Policy: Physician Organizations’ Role in Political Action Committee Funds. AJPH. 2019; 109 (11): 1586-1588. doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2019.305274


  • Boston Trauma Institute Pilot Grant
  • NIH T32 training grant

Additional Degrees/Education Acquired:

  • Masters of Public Health, Boston University School of Public Health, MPH

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