Brenda Merritt

Brenda Merritt

Brenda Merritt

Clinical Professor Emerita
Sociomedical Sciences

Office/Address:

19 Madeline Pkwy
Yonkers NY USA 10705
Phone:
914-964-8133
Fax:
914-509-8116
Email:

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Education

MD, 1979, Albert Einstein Medical College
BA, 1975, University of Rochester

Other Affiliations

Board member, Doctors for Healthy Communities
Board member, International Mobile Medicine

Areas of Expertise

Adolescent Health, Cardiovascular Disease, Homelessness, Minority Health, Dental and Oral Health, Arsenic Exposure, Lead Exposure, Hepatitis, Infectious Disease, Malaria, Tuberculosis, Reproductive Health, Sex Education and Safe Sex, Addiction/Drug Abuse

Select Urban Health Activities

Medical Care for Homeless New Yorkers: Medical care for homeless New Yorkers provided by interdisciplinary team in shelters and streets. Comprehensive primary care and public health initiatives within a community-based organization.
Disaster Preparedness: Educate health care providers/administrators on disaster preparedness.
Mobile medicine: Mobile medicine as an instrument of public health delivery. Mobile clinics specializing in primary care for the homeless population, including adolescents and people with mental illness and substance abuse. Includes telemedicine.

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