Melto James Eliades, MD, MPH
- ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR | 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
Delivery mechanisms for child survival interventions in low-income countries; cost-effectiveness of health interventions in low-income settings; strategies to improve delivery of clinical services
Eliades J, Wolkon A, Hawley W, Ter Kuile F, Hightower A, Crawford S, Terlouw D. The Burden of Malaria at the Community Level of Children Less Than Five Years of Age in Togo. Am J Troop Med Hyg 2006; 75(4): 622-29.
Wolkon A, Vanden Eng J, Morgah K, Eliades MJ. Rapid Scale-up of Long-lasting Insecticide-Treated Bednets through Integration into Togo's National Immunization Program during Child Health Week-2004. Am J Top Med Hyg 2010; 83(5): 1014-1019.
Vanden Eng J, Wolkon A, Frolov A, Terlouw DJ, Eliades J. Use of Handheld Computers with Global Positioning System for Probability Sampling and Data Entry in Household Surveys. Am J Trop med Hyd 2007; 77(8): 393-399.
Terlouw DJ, Kodjo M, Wolkon A, Dare A, Korkenoo A, Eliades MJ. Impact of mass distribution of free long-lasting insecticidal nets on childhood malaria morbidity: The To National Integrated Child Health Campaign. Malaria Journal 2010; 9(199).
Thwing J, Hochberg N, Vanden Eng J, Issifi S, Eliades MJ. Insecticide-treated net ownership and usage in Niger after anationwide integrated campaign. Trop med intl Health 2008 March; 13(6): 827-834.
Khamsiriwatchara A, Wangroongsarb p, Thwing J, Eliades J. Respondent-driven Sampling on the Thailand-Cambodian Border: Part I Can We Contain Malaria Cases in Mobile Migrant Workers?. Malaria Journal 2011; 10(120).
Wangroongsarb P, Satimai W, Thwing J, Eliades J, e. Respondent-driven Sampling on the Thailand-Cambodian Border: Part II Knowledge, Perception, Practice, and Treatment-seeking Behavior of Migrants in Malaria Endemic Zones. Malaria Journal 2011; 10(117).
Vanier V, VanRooyen M, Lis J, Eliades J. Post War-Kosovo: Part 1. Assessment of Prehospital Emergency Services. Prehosp Disast Med 2001; 16(04): 263-267.
Eliades J, Lis J, Barbosa J, VanRooyen M. Post-War Kosovo: Part 2. Assessment of Emergency medicine Leadership Development Strategy. Prehosp Disast Med 2001; 16(4): 268-274.
VanRooyen M, Eliades J, Stress M, Grabowski G. Perceived Effectiveness of Medical Personnel Working in Bosnia [editorial]. JAMA 1999; 282(5): 428-9.
Lis J, Eliades J. Development and Rehabilitation of Emergency Services. Prehosp Disast Med 2001; 16(4): 275-280.
VanRooyen M, Eliades J, Stress M, Grabowski G. Medical Relief Personnel in Complex Emergencies: Perceptions of Effectiveness in the Former Yugoslavia. Prehosp Disast Med 2001; 16(3): 104-8.
Moresky R, Eliades J, VanRooyen M. Preparing International Relief Workers for Health Care in the Field: An Evaluation of Organizational Practices. Prehosp Disast Med 2001 257-262; 16(4).