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: Vaccine Group | Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS | Global Health Concentration

Research Interests

Infectious diseases; microbiome; antibiotic resistance; respiratory tract infections; COPD more...


  • Ph.D., Yale University, 1999

Selected Publications

  • Pettigrew, M.M., Marks, L.R., Kong, Y., Gent, J. F. and Hakansson, A.P. Changes in the pneumococcal transcriptome during transition from biofilm formation to invasive disease upon influenza A virus infection. Infection and Immunity. 2014; In press.
  • Chambers, H. F., Bartlett, J. G., Bonomo, R. A., Cosgrove, S., Cross, H., Daum, R.S., Evans, S.R., Kreiswirth, B.N., Lautenbach, E., Patel, R., Pettigrew, M.M., Rodvoid, K., Spelling, B., and Fowler, V.G. Antibacterial resistance leadership group: Open for business. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2014; 58:1571-6.
  • Pettigrew, M.M., Laufer, A.S., Gent, J.F., Fennie, K.P., Kong, Y. and Metlay, J.P. Upper respiratory tract microbial communities, acute otitis media pathogens and antibiotic use in healthy and sick children. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2012; 78:6262-70.



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