Marissa Hauptman | Education
2011, New York, NY
2012, Boston, MA
2014, Boston, MA
2015, Boston, MA
Marissa Hauptman | Professional History
Marissa Hauptman, MD, MPH is a board certified pediatrician and a pediatric environmental health specialist at the Region 1 New England Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit in the Division of General Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital. She earned both a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics/Biology and a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in Social and Environmental Epidemiology at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. She earned her Medical Degree at New York University School of Medicine. She completed her pediatrics residency in the Urban Health and Advocacy Track at the Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital and Boston Medical Center.
Dr. Hauptman’s research focuses on using spatial analysis techniques to research and improve environmental and social health disparities in urban children. Dr. Hauptman is currently engaged in a research project evaluating the impact of spatial and environmental exposures on asthma morbidity as part of the NIH funded School- Inner City Asthma Study, led by principal investigator, Dr. Wanda Phipatanakul. She has been awarded the 2015 Academic Pediatric Association Research Award for Best Abstract by a Fellow for her research abstract entitled “Residential and School Proximity To Major Roadways and Asthma Morbidity in the School Inner-City Asthma Study” that was presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Annual Meeting in 2015.She has also been awarded the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Allergy and Immunology Outstanding Abstract Award at the 2016 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting, which recognized significant research efforts in the field of asthma, allergy or immunology in children.
Dr. Hauptman has served on the Medical Review Panel for Lead Poisoning for the Massachusetts Department of Health, Bureau of Environmental Health in partnership with the Pediatric Environmental Health Center at Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr. Hauptman has also served as a commissioner on the Rhode Island Attorney General’s Advisory Commission on Lead Paint from 2005 to 2007. She was awarded a 2007 Rhode Island Healthy Housing Award by the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program of the Rhode Island Department of Health for her efforts in the development of strategies that promote healthy environments for children and families in the State of Rhode Island.