Melissa Stockwell is the Florence Irving Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Population Family Health in the Division of Child and Adolescent Health, Department of Pediatrics at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons and the Department of Population and Family Health at Mailman School of Public Health. Dr. Stockwell completed her medical degree at Harvard Medical School and completed residency and served as Chief Resident in pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital. She then completed her General Academic Pediatric fellowship at Columbia University including receiving an MPH from the Mailman School. Dr. Stockwell’s research focuses on theory-based translational interventions to promote vaccination among underserved children and adolescents, with an emphasis on health technology and health literacy. She has been PI on ten federally-funded grants and authored over 55 scientific articles.
Dr. Stockwell is medical director of EzVac, the electronic immunization registry, utilized by NewYork- Presbyterian Hospital, and is a member of the New York City Coalition for Immunization Initiatives run by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. She also serves as the Co-Director for the Columbia University Primary Care Clinician Research Fellowship in Community Health, and practices pediatrics in the outpatient setting at one of NewYork- Presbyterian Hospital’s Ambulatory Care Network clinics.