Mellisa Pensa, MD, MPH

Associate Program Director

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Occupational Health & Environmental Medicine Program


Mellisa received her MD from the University of Connecticut and trained in a combined Family Medicine-Preventive Medicine Program at Oregon Health and Sciences University (OHSU). She has an MPH with a concentration in health policy. She practiced academic and private family medicine and also  served as a clinical epidemiologist for the OHSU Center for Evidence-based Policy prior to completing Yale's fellowship in Occupational and Environmental Medicine . Mellisa enjoys practicing clinical Occupational and Environmental Medicine, teaching and performing research within the field of OEM.

Education & Training

MPH Portland State University, Health Management and Policy (2012)
MD University of Connecticut (2008)
BS College of William and Mary, Biology (2004)
Fellow Yale University School of Medicine
Resident Oregon Health and Science University
Resident Oregon Health and Science University
Board Certification AB of Family Medicine, Family Medicine (2011)
Board Certification AB of Preventive Medicine, Public Health & General Preventive Medicine (2013)
Board Certification AB of Preventive Medicine, Occupational Medicine (2018)

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Contact Info

Mellisa Pensa, MD, MPH
Patient Care Location
Occupational and Environmental Medicine135 College Street, Fl 3rd Ste 392
New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Occupational Health & Environmental Medicine367 Cedar Street
E.S. Harkness A

New Haven, CT 06510

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