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Caroline G. Melhado, M.D.

Caroline G. Melhado, M.D.

Resident Research Fellow
General Surgery

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Caroline Melhado, MD is a general surgery resident at UCSF. She is currently in her third clinical year and plans to pursue a career in pediatric trauma surgery. Dr. Melhado has a BA in Anthropology and Environmental Studies from Tufts University and received her MD from Tufts University School of Medicine. She was awarded a Doris Duke International Clinical Research award and spent a year in Malawi researching surgical trauma outcomes and HIV in Pregnancy. She also was selected as a Sam Ho Justice Scholar at Tufts and researched health literacy within a non-English speaking surgical population in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Her research interests include pediatric trauma outcomes and implementation science for marginalized trauma patient populations.
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  • Tufts Unviersity School of Medicine, Boston, MA
  • MD
  • Medicine
  • 05/2018
  • Tufts University, Boston, MA
  • BA, BS
  • Anthropology and Environmental Science
  • 05/2012
  • UCSF, San Francisco
  • General Surgery
    • Pediatric Gun Violence
    • Geriatric Trauma
    • Global Surgery
    • Pediatric Trauma
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    1. Grudziak J, Mukuzunga C, Melhado C, Young S, Banza L, Cairns B, Charles A. Etiology of major limb amputations at a tertiary care centre in Malawi. Malawi Med J. 2019 12; 31(4):244-248. View in PubMed
    2. Harrington BJ, Pence BW, John M, Melhado CG, Phulusa J, Mthiko B, Gaynes BN, Maselko J, Miller WC, Hosseinipour MC. Prevalence and factors associated with antenatal depressive symptoms among women enrolled in Option B+ antenatal HIV care in Malawi: a cross-sectional analysis. J Ment Health. 2019 Apr; 28(2):198-205. View in PubMed
    3. Deng H, Ordaz A, Upadhyayula PS, Gillis-Buck EM, Suen CG, Melhado CG, Mohammed N, Lam T, Yue JK. Apolipoprotein E Epsilon 4 Genotype, Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, and the Development of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. Med Sci (Basel). 2018 Sep 14; 6(3). View in PubMed
    4. Dutt K, Sanford G, Harris-Hooker S, Brako L, Kumar R, Sroufe A, Melhado C. Three-dimensional model of angiogenesis: coculture of human retinal cells with bovine aortic endothelial cells in the NASA bioreactor. Tissue Eng. 2003 Oct; 9(5):893-908. View in PubMed


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