Departments & Organizations
Melinda Pettigrew, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Microbial Diseases, the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Title IX coordinator at the Yale School of Public Health. She completed a fellowship from the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women in 2013 and was a Public Voices Thought Leaders Fellow in 2014-2015. Professor Pettigrew has an international reputation in the molecular epidemiology of pediatric infectious diseases, particularly in Streptococcus pneumoniae as a cause of otitis media and community-acquired pneumonia. Other research interests include the study of antibiotic induced disruptions to the microbiome. She serves on the Steering Committee for the Antibiotic Resistance Leadership group and serves on the editorial board of the mBio.
Education & Training
|PhD||Yale University (1999)|
|Postdoctoral Fellow||University of Michigan School of Public Health|
Honors & Recognition
New Professional Award Association of Yale Alumni in Public Health (2009)
Clinical Research and Field Studies of Infectious Diseases (CRFS) National Institutes of Health (2010 - 2014)