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Angela M. Sandell, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-2647

Fax: (585) 275-0707

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Pediatrics

Biography

I am deeply committed to furthering the health of children through patient consultation, organized advocacy, clinical research, quality improvement, and a dedication to lifelong education. While I am interested in all aspects of the field of pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition, my professional focus is in nutrition and its role in inflammatory bowel diseases along with considering contributions of social determinants of health to health outcomes. I have completed quality improvement training through the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and hold a certificate in clinical research to augment academic pursuits.

Professional Background

My background in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition has allowed me to pursue endeavors to further my commitment to child health advocacy. Throughout my training, I have been involved in organizations to advocate for access to healthy food, to educate about gastrointestinal-related issues, and to improve nutrition education of medical providers. I am involved in optimizing IBD care delivery through quality improvement initiatives at Golisano Children's Hospital to offer the best care for our patients. I am actively involved in the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, and the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. Through these organizations I have among other endeavors advocated for patient access to enteral nutrition and medications needed for disease.

Research

I am passionate about understanding the impact of nutrition in gastroenterological disease and its management and specifically in understanding the role of nutrition in the management of inflammatory bowel diseases. My research focuses on barriers and facilitators to implementation of dietary strategies for disease treatment. I am interested in the role of social determinants of health to health outcomes, and namely have engaged in quality improvement efforts to screen and provide resources for patients affected by food insecurity.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Education

2009
BS | Cornell University
Human Biology

2013
MD | Univ at Buffalo SUNY School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2016 - 06/30/2019
Fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology at University of Pittsburgh

06/30/2014 - 06/30/2016
Residency in Pediatrics at Oishei Childen's Hospital

06/24/2013 - 6/30/2014
Internship in Pediatrics at Oishei Childen's Hospital

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Awards

2015
Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society

2013
Richard T. Sarkin Medical Student Award

2009
Mortar Board Senior Honor Society
Location: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

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Publications

Journal Articles

11/2017
Baker SS, Maccarone J, Baker RD, Sandell AMD. "Health Status and Anthropometric Changes in Resettled Refugee Children." Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition.. 2017 Nov 0; 65(5):569-573.

2016
Sandell, AMD. "Brain Development and Poverty". AAP Grand Rounds. 2016; 35(3): 30.

8/2015
Sandell AM, Chambers MK, Cadzow RB. "School-Based Obesity Intervention Associated with Three Year Decrease in Student Weight Status in a Low-Income School District." Journal of community health.. 2015 Aug 0; 40(4):709-13.

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