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Megan Sandel, MD

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentPediatrics
DivisionGeneral Pediatrics
Address88 E. Newton St Vose Hall
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 414-3680
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0001-7324-6325
Other Positions
TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Public Health
DepartmentEnvironmental Health

TitleActive Staff Hospital Privileges
InstitutionBoston Medical Center
DepartmentPediatrics

 Publications
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  1. Sordillo JE, Zhou Y, McGeachie MJ, Ziniti J, Lange N, Laranjo N, Savage JR, Carey V, O'Connor G, Sandel M, Strunk R, Bacharier L, Zeiger R, Weiss ST, Weinstock G, Gold DR, Litonjua AA. Factors influencing the infant gut microbiome at age 3-6 months: Findings from the ethnically diverse Vitamin D Antenatal Asthma Reduction Trial (VDAART). J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2016 Oct 13. PMID: 27746239.
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  2. Ramratnam SK, Visness CM, Jaffee KF, Bloomberg GR, Kattan M, Sandel MT, Wood RA, Gern JE, Wright RJ. Relationships Among Maternal Stress and Depression, Type 2 Responses, and Recurrent Wheezing at Age 3 Years in Low Income Urban Families. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Sep 21. PMID: 27654103.
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  3. Sandel M, Faugno E, Mingo A, Cannon J, Byrd K, Garcia DA, Collier S, McClure E, Jarrett RB. Neighborhood-Level Interventions to Improve Childhood Opportunity and Lift Children Out of Poverty. Acad Pediatr. 2016 Apr; 16(3 Suppl):S128-35. PMID: 27044690.
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  4. Beck AF, Huang B, Ryan PH, Sandel MT, Chen C, Kahn RS. Areas with High Rates of Police-Reported Violent Crime Have Higher Rates of Childhood Asthma Morbidity. J Pediatr. 2016 Jun; 173:175-182.e1. PMID: 26960918.
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  5. Litonjua AA, Carey VJ, Laranjo N, Harshfield BJ, McElrath TF, O'Connor GT, Sandel M, Iverson RE, Lee-Paritz A, Strunk RC, Bacharier LB, Macones GA, Zeiger RS, Schatz M, Hollis BW, Hornsby E, Hawrylowicz C, Wu AC, Weiss ST. Effect of Prenatal Supplementation With Vitamin D on Asthma or Recurrent Wheezing in Offspring by Age 3 Years: The VDAART Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2016 Jan 26; 315(4):362-70. PMID: 26813209.
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  6. Gruenberg DA, Wright RJ, Visness CM, Jaffee KF, Bloomberg GR, Cruikshank WW, Kattan M, Sandel MT, Wood RA, Gern JE. Relation between stress and cytokine responses in inner-city mothers. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2015 Nov; 115(5):439-445.e3. PMID: 26409873.
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  7. Murphy JS, Lawton EM, Sandel M. Legal Care as Part of Health Care: The Benefits of Medical-Legal Partnership. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2015 Oct; 62(5):1263-71. PMID: 26318951.
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  8. Visness CM, Sandel MT, O'Connor G, Gern JE, Jaffee KF, Wood RA, Kattan M, Bloomberg GR, Dresen A, Gergen PJ, Gold DR, Lemanske RF, Rajamanickam V, Camargo CA, Jackson DJ. Cord blood vitamin D concentrations are unrelated to atopy and wheeze in 2 diverse birth cohort studies. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2015 Oct; 136(4):1108-10.e2. PMID: 25979524.
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  9. McGowan EC, Bloomberg GR, Gergen PJ, Visness CM, Jaffee KF, Sandel M, O'Connor G, Kattan M, Gern J, Wood RA. Influence of early-life exposures on food sensitization and food allergy in an inner-city birth cohort. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2015 Jan; 135(1):171-8. PMID: 25129677.
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  10. Lynch SV, Wood RA, Boushey H, Bacharier LB, Bloomberg GR, Kattan M, O'Connor GT, Sandel MT, Calatroni A, Matsui E, Johnson CC, Lynn H, Visness CM, Jaffee KF, Gergen PJ, Gold DR, Wright RJ, Fujimura K, Rauch M, Busse WW, Gern JE. Effects of early-life exposure to allergens and bacteria on recurrent wheeze and atopy in urban children. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Sep; 134(3):593-601.e12. PMID: 24908147.
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  11. Iodine deficiency, pollutant chemicals, and the thyroid: new information on an old problem. Pediatrics. 2014 Jun; 133(6):1163-6. PMID: 24864180.
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  12. Sandel M, Murphy JS, Dixon SL, Adgate JL, Chew GL, Dorevitch S, Jacobs DE. A side-by-side comparison of three allergen sampling methods in settled house dust. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2014 Nov; 24(6):650-6. PMID: 24802556.
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  13. Litonjua AA, Lange NE, Carey VJ, Brown S, Laranjo N, Harshfield BJ, O'Connor GT, Sandel M, Strunk RC, Bacharier LB, Zeiger RS, Schatz M, Hollis BW, Weiss ST. The Vitamin D Antenatal Asthma Reduction Trial (VDAART): rationale, design, and methods of a randomized, controlled trial of vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy for the primary prevention of asthma and allergies in children. Contemp Clin Trials. 2014 May; 38(1):37-50. PMID: 24614387.
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  14. Reid M, Fiffer M, Gunturi N, Ali A, Irish D, Sandel M. Breathe easy at home: a web-based referral system linking clinical sites with housing code enforcement for patients with asthma. J Environ Health. 2014 Mar; 76(7):36-9. PMID: 24683937.
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  15. Lawton EM, Sandel M. Medical-legal partnerships: collaborating to transform healthcare for vulnerable patients-a symposium introduction and overview. J Leg Med. 2014; 35(1):1-6. PMID: 24669805.
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  16. Lawton EM, Sandel M. Investing in legal prevention: connecting access to civil justice and healthcare through medical-legal partnership. J Leg Med. 2014; 35(1):29-39. PMID: 24669807.
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  17. Sandel M, Suther E, Brown C, Wise M, Hansen M. The MLP vital sign: assessing and managing legal needs in the healthcare setting. J Leg Med. 2014; 35(1):41-56. PMID: 24669808.
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  18. Klein MD, Schumacher DJ, Sandel M. Assessing and managing the social determinants of health: defining an entrustable professional activity to assess residents' ability to meet societal needs. Acad Pediatr. 2014 Jan-Feb; 14(1):10-3. PMID: 24369864.
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  19. Frank DA, de Cuba SE, Sandel M, Black MM. SNAP cuts will harm children in the USA. Lancet. 2013 Oct 5; 382(9899):1155-6. PMID: 24095184.
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  20. Baer TE, Gottlieb L, Sandel M. Addressing social determinants of health in the adolescent medical home. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2013 Aug; 25(4):447-53. PMID: 23744098.
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  21. Fabian MP, Adamkiewicz G, Stout NK, Sandel M, Levy JI. A simulation model of building intervention impacts on indoor environmental quality, pediatric asthma, and costs. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Jan; 133(1):77-84. PMID: 23910689.
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  22. Meyers A, Joyce K, Coleman SM, Cook JT, Cutts D, Ettinger de Cuba S, Heeren TC, Rose-Jacobs R, Black MM, Casey PH, Chilton M, Sandel M, Frank DA. Health of children classified as underweight by CDC reference but normal by WHO standard. Pediatrics. 2013 Jun; 131(6):e1780-7. PMID: 23690515.
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  23. Peters JL, Boynton-Jarrett R, Sandel M. Prenatal environmental factors influencing IgE levels, atopy and early asthma. Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 Apr; 13(2):187-92. PMID: 23385288.
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  24. Cook JT, Black M, Chilton M, Cutts D, Ettinger de Cuba S, Heeren TC, Rose-Jacobs R, Sandel M, Casey PH, Coleman S, Weiss I, Frank DA. Are food insecurity's health impacts underestimated in the U.S. population? Marginal food security also predicts adverse health outcomes in young U.S. children and mothers. Adv Nutr. 2013 Jan; 4(1):51-61. PMID: 23319123.
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  25. Vesper S, Barnes C, Ciaccio CE, Johanns A, Kennedy K, Murphy JS, Nunez-Alvarez A, Sandel MT, Cox D, Dewalt G, Ashley PJ. Higher Environmental Relative Moldiness Index (ERMI) values measured in homes of asthmatic children in Boston, Kansas City, and San Diego. J Asthma. 2013 Mar; 50(2):155-61. PMID: 23137280.
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  26. Ryan AM, Kutob RM, Suther E, Hansen M, Sandel M. Pilot study of impact of medical-legal partnership services on patients' perceived stress and wellbeing. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 Nov; 23(4):1536-46. PMID: 23698668.
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  27. Fabian MP, Stout NK, Adamkiewicz G, Geggel A, Ren C, Sandel M, Levy JI. The effects of indoor environmental exposures on pediatric asthma: a discrete event simulation model. Environ Health. 2012; 11:66. PMID: 22989068.
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  28. Garg A, Sandel M, Dworkin PH, Kahn RS, Zuckerman B. From medical home to health neighborhood: transforming the medical home into a community-based health neighborhood. J Pediatr. 2012 Apr; 160(4):535-536.e1. PMID: 22424405.
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  29. Suglia SF, Duarte CS, Sandel MT. Housing quality, housing instability, and maternal mental health. J Urban Health. 2011 Dec; 88(6):1105-16. PMID: 21647798.
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  30. Murphy JS, Sandel MT. Asthma and social justice how to get remediation done. Am J Prev Med. 2011 Aug; 41(2 Suppl 1):S57-8. PMID: 21767739.
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  31. Wood RA, Bloomberg GR, Kattan M, Conroy K, Sandel MT, Dresen A, Gergen PJ, Gold DR, Schwarz JC, Visness CM, Gern JE. Relationships among environmental exposures, cord blood cytokine responses, allergy, and wheeze at 1 year of age in an inner-city birth cohort (Urban Environment and Childhood Asthma study). J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011 Apr; 127(4):913-9.e1-6. PMID: 21333343.
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  32. Sandel M, Hansen M, Kahn R, Lawton E, Paul E, Parker V, Morton S, Zuckerman B. Medical-legal partnerships: transforming primary care by addressing the legal needs of vulnerable populations. Health Aff (Millwood). 2010 Sep; 29(9):1697-705. PMID: 20820029.
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  33. Sandel M, Baeder A, Bradman A, Hughes J, Mitchell C, Shaughnessy R, Takaro TK, Jacobs DE. Housing interventions and control of health-related chemical agents: a review of the evidence. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2010 Sep-Oct; 16(5 Suppl):S24-33. PMID: 20689371.
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  34. Wright RJ, Visness CM, Calatroni A, Grayson MH, Gold DR, Sandel MT, Lee-Parritz A, Wood RA, Kattan M, Bloomberg GR, Burger M, Togias A, Witter FR, Sperling RS, Sadovsky Y, Gern JE. Prenatal maternal stress and cord blood innate and adaptive cytokine responses in an inner-city cohort. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010 Jul 1; 182(1):25-33. PMID: 20194818.
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  35. Conroy K, Sandel M, Zuckerman B. Poverty grown up: how childhood socioeconomic status impacts adult health. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2010 Feb-Mar; 31(2):154-60. PMID: 20145476.
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  36. Paul E, Fullerton DF, Cohen E, Lawton E, Ryan A, Sandel M. Medical-legal partnerships: addressing competency needs through lawyers. J Grad Med Educ. 2009 Dec; 1(2):304-9. PMID: 21975996.
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  37. Wilson J, Dixon SL, Breysse P, Jacobs D, Adamkiewicz G, Chew GL, Dearborn D, Krieger J, Sandel M, Spanier A. Housing and allergens: a pooled analysis of nine US studies. Environ Res. 2010 Feb; 110(2):189-98. PMID: 19939359.
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  38. Suglia SF, Franco Suglia S, Duarte CS, Sandel MT, Wright RJ. Social and environmental stressors in the home and childhood asthma. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2010 Jul; 64(7):636-42. PMID: 19828512.
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  39. Gern JE, Visness CM, Gergen PJ, Wood RA, Bloomberg GR, O'Connor GT, Kattan M, Sampson HA, Witter FR, Sandel MT, Shreffler WG, Wright RJ, Arbes SJ, Busse WW. The Urban Environment and Childhood Asthma (URECA) birth cohort study: design, methods, and study population. BMC Pulm Med. 2009; 9:17. PMID: 19426496.
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  40. Zuckerman B, Sandel M, Lawton E, Morton S. Medical-legal partnerships: transforming health care. Lancet. 2008 Nov 8; 372(9650):1615-7. PMID: 18994651.
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  41. Silverstein M, Conroy K, Sandel M. Screening for social determinants of health in pediatric primary care. Pediatr Ann. 2008 Nov; 37(11):740-6. PMID: 19024841.
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  42. Kenyon C, Sandel M, Silverstein M, Shakir A, Zuckerman B. Revisiting the social history for child health. Pediatrics. 2007 Sep; 120(3):e734-8. PMID: 17766513.
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  43. Sandel M, Wright RJ. When home is where the stress is: expanding the dimensions of housing that influence asthma morbidity. Arch Dis Child. 2006 Nov; 91(11):942-8. PMID: 17056870.
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  44. Zuckerman B, Sandel M, Smith L, Lawton E. Why pediatricians need lawyers to keep children healthy. Pediatrics. 2004 Jul; 114(1):224-8. PMID: 15231932.
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  45. Sandel M, Phelan K, Wright R, Hynes HP, Lanphear BP. The effects of housing interventions on child health. Pediatr Ann. 2004 Jul; 33(7):474-81. PMID: 15298313.
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  46. Arbes SJ, Sever M, Archer J, Long EH, Gore JC, Schal C, Walter M, Nuebler B, Vaughn B, Mitchell H, Liu E, Collette N, Adler P, Sandel M, Zeldin DC. Abatement of cockroach allergen (Bla g 1) in low-income, urban housing: A randomized controlled trial. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Aug; 112(2):339-45. PMID: 12897740.
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  47. Sharfstein J, Sandel M, Kahn R, Bauchner H. Is child health at risk while families wait for housing vouchers? Am J Public Health. 2001 Aug; 91(8):1191-2. PMID: 11499101.
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