Alan L. Mendelsohn

Alan L. Mendelsohn, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Associate Professor, Department of Population Health

Summary

Alan Mendelsohn, MD is a developmental-behavioral pediatrician who is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Population Health at New York University School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center. Dr. Mendelsohn is Director of Research for the Divisions of General and Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics and Co-Director of Biostatistical Analysis Coursework for the NYU Clinical and Translational Science Institute - Masters of Science Program in Clinical Investigation. Dr. Mendelsohn is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Early Childhood, the Academic Pediatric Association Child Poverty Task Force and the NIH/NICHD Biobehavioral and Behavioral Sciences Subcommittee. He has received national recognition for his work as a Zero to Three Leaders for the 21st Century Harris Fellow. Dr. Mendelsohn's research has focused on poverty-related disparities in critical child outcomes including child development, obesity and chronic disease. He has investigated the role of environmental factors, both psychosocial (parent-child interactions, electronic media exposure, maternal depression, maternal literacy/health literacy, feeding practices) and biologic (lead), in relation to these outcomes. Dr. Mendelsohn's studies have demonstrated the potential role for the pediatric primary care setting as a universal platform for promotion of school readiness through enhanced parenting, through interventions such as Reach out and Read and the Video Interaction Project. Dr. Mendelsohn has been the recipient of NIH/NICHD R01 funding as a Principal Investigator since 2005. Dr. Mendelsohn is also a co-author of an instrument (StimQ) that can be used to assess the cognitive home environment in low income households.

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Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Associate Professor, Department of Population Health

Prg Dir Fellow Developmental-Pediatrics

MD from State University of New York at Stony Brook

Torres, Alejandro; Parker, Ruth M; Sanders, Lee M; Wolf, Michael S; Bailey, Stacy; Patel, Deesha A; Jimenez, Jessica J; Kim, Kwang-Youn A; Dreyer, Benard P; Mendelsohn, Alan; Yin, H Shonna

Academic pediatrics. 2017 Apr 8; ?-?

Chang, Lucy Y; Mendelsohn, Alan L; Fierman, Arthur H; Au, Loretta Y; Messito, Mary Jo

Journal of immigrant & minority health. 2017 Apr; 19(2):302-308

Gross, Rachel S; Mendelsohn, Alan L; Yin, H Shonna; Tomopoulos, Suzy; Gross, Michelle B; Scheinmann, Roberta; Messito, Mary Jo

Obesity (Silver Spring). 2017 Mar 22; 25(5):920-927

Use of a low-literacy written action plan to improve parent understanding of pediatric asthma management: A randomized controlled study

Yin, H S; Gupta, R S; Mendelsohn, A L; Dreyer, B; van, Schaick L; Brown, C R; Encalada, K; Sanchez, D C; Warren, C M; Tomopoulos, S

Journal of asthma. 2017 Feb 17; (pp(1-11):1-11

Yin, Hsiang Shonna; Gupta, Ruchi; Mendelsohn, Alan L; Dreyer, Benard P; van Schaick, Linda; Brown, Christina R; Encalada, Karen; Sanchez, Dayana; Warren, Christopher; Tomopoulos, Suzy

Journal of asthma. 2017 Jan 3; 0

Yin, H Shonna; Parker, Ruth M; Sanders, Lee M; Dreyer, Benard P; Mendelsohn, Alan; Bailey, Stacy; Patel, Deesha A; Jimenez, Jessica J; Kim, Kwang-Youn A; Jacobson, Kara; Hedlund, Laurie; Landa, Rosa; Maness, Leslie; Raythatha, Purvi Tailor; McFadden, Terri; Wolf, Michael S

Academic pediatrics. 2016 Nov; 16(8):734-741

Lucas, Candice Taylor; Messito, Mary Jo; Gross, Rachel S; Tomopoulos, Suzy; Fierman, Arthur H; Cates, Carolyn Brockmeyer; Johnson, Samantha Berkule; Dreyer, Benard; Mendelsohn, Alan L

Journal of nutrition education & behavior. 2016 Oct 15; 49(1):27-34.e1

Yin, H Shonna; Parker, Ruth M; Sanders, Lee M; Dreyer, Benard P; Mendelsohn, Alan L; Bailey, Stacy; Patel, Deesha A; Jimenez, Jessica J; Kim, Kwang-Youn A; Jacobson, Kara; Hedlund, Laurie; Smith, Michelle C J; Maness Harris, Leslie; McFadden, Terri; Wolf, Michael S

Pediatrics (1948). 2016 Sep 12; 138(4):?-?