Melissa Dattalo, MD, MPH

Project: "Mobile Medical Teams for Homebound Older Adults across the Care Continuum"
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Madison, WI

Melissa Dattalo, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and serves as the Medical Director of Home-Centered Care for the UW Health Office of Population Health Management. She is passionate about improving health systems to better meet the needs of homebound older adults. Her clinical, leadership, research, and educational activities are integrated around home care medicine. She leads an interdisciplinary house call team as part of her primary care practice.

Dr. Dattalo completed medical school at Johns Hopkins University and received an MPH from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with a Certificate in Gerontology. She then completed internal medicine residency at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, where she served as chief resident 2012-13. She completed a clinical fellowship in geriatric medicine at University of Wisconsin-Madison and an advanced fellowship in women’s health at the William S. Middleton Memorial VA Hospital. During her fellowship training, she received a Certificate in Clinical and Community Outcomes Research from University of Wisconsin. Her scholarly activities are focused on implementation science and patient-centered models of care for older adults with complex needs.

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