The National Palliative Care Research Center

Curing suffering through palliative care research.


Melissa M. Garrido PhD

Icahn School of Medicine

Melissa M. Garrido, PhD, is a Research Health Science Specialist with the James J. Peters VA Medical Center in Bronx, NY, and an Assistant Professor in the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Her research focuses on mental health care access and quality for individuals with serious physical illnesses and on econometric methods. Dr. Garrido is a 2011 NPCRC grantee.