Melissa Ellis Bennett, MD, is the medical advisor of the Homeless Health Initiative (HHI). Dr. Bennett graduated from Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, with an AB in molecular biology, and completed medical school at The Pennsylvania State College of Medicine at Hershey, Hershey, PA. While in medical school, she was the recipient of a Robert Wood Johnson Scholarship to study community pediatrics and child abuse.
Dr. Bennett continued her pediatrics training at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, where she volunteered with HHI. She was honored with the Distinguished First-Year Resident Award and the Senior Resident Clinician Award at CHOP. After completing her residency in 2000, Dr. Bennett joined the faculty at CHOP as a pediatrician at the Primary Care Center at University City.
Education and Training
MD - Pennsylvania State College of Medicine at Hershey, Hershey, PA
Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
BA in Molecular Biology - Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Titles and Academic Titles
Departments and Services
Awards and Honors
Robert Wood Johnson Scholarship (to study community pediatrics and child abuse)
First-Year Resident Award
Senior Resident Clinician Award
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