Matt Pantell, M.D., M.S., is an assistant professor of Pediatrics at the School of Medicine of the University of California, San Francisco. His research, conducted with the UCSF Center for Health and Community, the UCSF Social Interventions Research and Evaluation Network, and the UCSF Preterm Birth Initiative, focuses on the utility of incorporating social information into clinical decision-making, addressing social needs in clinical settings, data-mining and the analysis of large datasets, and biological manifestations of the social determinants of health. Clinically, Dr. Pantell is a pediatric hospitalist at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital—Mission Bay and Washington Hospital in Fremont, Calif. He worked at the Health Policy Center of the Urban Institute before attending the UC Berkeley–UCSF Joint Medical Program for medical school, where he earned an M.D. and a master’s degree in Health and Medical Sciences, focusing on social epidemiology. He then completed his residency in pediatrics and was chief resident at the University of California, San Francisco. He was also a fellow in the Clinical Research Training Program at the National Institutes of Health, where his work focused on biomarkers of social adversity.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine