Melto James Eliades

Melto James Eliades, MD, MPH



Emergency Medicine

.Dr. Eliades is an Emergency Medicine physician and epidemiologist.  He holds a bachelor of science degree from the University of Michigan, a medical degree from Wayne State University, a master’s of public health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and completed the Epidemic Intelligence Service fellowship at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In addition to his work as an emergency physician, Dr. Eliades has worked in global health for over 20years for U.S.G and U.N. agencies, non-governmental organizations, and was previously faculty in the Department of Population and Family Health at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. The focus of his work has included humanitarian response and refugee health, emergency health systems development, and malaria control and prevention in over 30 countries. He has served on WHO's technical expert group for artemisinin resistance, and numerous other advisory groups. He's published numerous peer-reviewed publications, abstracts, CDC MMWRs, and book chapters. He recently returned from two years in Southeast Asia running a four-country, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-funded malaria elimination initiative. Dr. Eliades returns to Mount Sinai to support ongoing global health initiatives and help develop partnerships with Indian Health Services to serve Native American communities. He has basic conversational skills in Spanish and French. 


American Board of Emergency Medicine


MD, Wayne State University

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