Melinda Mary Pettigrew PhD

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases); Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): MicrobiologyInfectious Diseases

School of Public Health: Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases | Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS | Global Health Concentration

Research Interests

Infectious diseases  more...


  • Ph.D., Yale University, 1999

Selected Publications

  • Laufer, A.S., Metlay, J.P., Gent, J.F., Fennie, K.P., Kong, Y. and Pettigrew, M.M. Microbial communities of the upper respiratory tract and otitis media. mBio. 2011; 2: e00245-10.
  • Laufer, A.S., Thomas, J.C., Gent, J.F., Figueira, M., Pelton, S.I., and Pettigrew, M.M. Capacity of serotype 19A and 15B/C Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates for experimental otitis media: Implications for the conjugate vaccine. Vaccine. 2010; 28:2450-2457.
  • Pettigrew, M.M., Gent, J.F., Revai, K., Patel, J.A., and Chonmaitree, T. Microbial interactions during upper respiratory tract infection. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2008; 14:1584-1591.



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