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Melinda                        Cameron

Melinda S. Cameron MD

Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

General Pediatrics; Pediatrics

 

Education and Training:
  • Residency, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (1986)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (1984)
  • MD, Medicine, University at Buffalo (1983)
  • BA, Chemistry, Allegheny College (1979)
Employment:
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2001-present)
  • Attending Physician, Division of General Pediatrics, UBMD Pediatrics, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2001-present)
  • Medical Director, School-Based Health Program, Kaleida Health (2000-present)
  • Director, Lead Program, WNY Lead Poisoning Resource Center (1986-present)
  • Clinical Director, Department of Pediatrics, Erie County Medical Center (1992–2000)
  • Attending Physician, Pediatrics, Erie County Medical Center (1986–2000)

Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • September 2011–September 2016
    Pre-Doctoral Training in Primary Care
    Health Resources and Services Admin
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $940,252
  • April 2014–March 2015
    Buffalo Regional/WNY Children's Environmental Health Center
    New York State Department of Health
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $45,455

Journal Articles:
Abstracts:
  • Wactawski-Wende J, Jaen CR, Cameron MS, Cookfair D, Mirand EA. Type of alcoholic beverage intake and the risk of pancreatic Cancer. Proceedings of the 14th International Cancer Congress, Budapest, 1986. (Abstract). 1986.

Professional Memberships:
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Fellow (FAAP)
Presentations:
  • "Promoting Your Family‘s Good Health" Parent Talk, Timeless WECK (2016)
  • "Ready for the First Day of School" Winging It!, WIVB (The CW) (2014)
  • "From Burma to Buffalo...The Changing Pediatric Population in the City" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2011)
  • "Environmental Factors in Pediatric Health" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2010)
  • "Lead and Nutrition" WIC Nutritionists, Erie County Health Department (1997)
  • "Update on Lead" Lab Personnel, Erie County Health Department (1997)
  • "Case Management of Childhood Lead Poisoning" Hospital Grand Rounds, WCA Hospital (1996)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Noon Residents Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (1996)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Sisters of Charity Hospital (1996)
  • "Raising a Healthy Child" Radio Show, WUFO Radio (1995)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Parents' Conference on Lead Posioning: How to Protect Your Children, Gethsemene Missionary Baptist Church (1994)
  • "Health Impacts of Lead" Sexual Dysfunction and Toxics Seminar, Marygold Manor (1994)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Treatment of Lead-exposed Children (TLC) Meeting (1994)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Noon Residents Conference, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (1994)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Toxic Torts and Toxic Exposure Program, Women's Bar Association/Women Physicians Association (1994)
  • "Overview of Well Child Care" Family Medicine Resident Orientation, University at Buffalo (1994)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Hispanic Perspectives VI (1994)
  • "Lead Poisoning" , WNY Public Health Association (1994)
  • "Lead Screening - Who and How" Common Issues in Family Practice (1994)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Treatment of Lead-exposed Children (TLC) Meeting (1993)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Treatment of Lead-exposed Children (TLC) Meeting, Erie County Medical Center (1993)
  • "Pediatric Preventive Care and Schools" Q and A Show with Dave Debo, WEBR Radio (1993)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Children‘s Division, Erie County Medical Center, Outpatient Psychiatry (1993)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Department of Family Medicine, Erie County Medical Center (1992)
  • "Lead Poisoning" WNY Regionnal Headstart Training Conference, Workshop on Lead Poisoning Prevention (1992)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (1992)
  • "Medical Aspects of Lead Poisoning" Lead Conference: A Heavy Burden on Children and Communities (1992)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Behavioral Sciences Seminar, University at Buffalo, Family Practice Residents (1992)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Students, University at Buffalo (1992)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Pediatric Psychiatry Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (1992)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Nurses Training Session, Niagara County Public Health (1991)
  • "Elevated Lead Levels" Grand Rounds, J.N. Adams Developmental Center (1991)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Nursing Personnel Training Session, Buffalo School Health Project (1991)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Southern Tier Prevention Coalition Conference (1991)
  • "Medical Issues Regarding Lead" Certification Course, Lead Abatement Workers (1991)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Students, University at Buffalo (1991)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Problems of the Urban Child Conference (1991)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Treatment of Lead-exposed Children (TLC) Meeting (1991)
  • "Lead Poisoning" CME, West Pupil Service Center, Buffalo Public School Special Education Staff (1991)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Status of Health of Afro-Americans in Buffalo Conference (1990)
  • "Clinical Management of Lead Toxicity" WNY Regional Lead Conference (1990)
  • "Lead Poisoning" WNY Regionnal Headstart Training Conference, Workshop on Lead Poisoning Prevention (1990)
  • "Lead Poisoning" CME for Chemistry Lab Technicians, Buffalo Veteran's Hospital (1990)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (1990)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Sisters of Charity Hospital (1990)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Department of Family Medicine, Erie County Medical Center (1990)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Mercy Hospita (1990)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Noon Residents Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (1989)
  • "Family to Family" Radio Program, WGR Radio (1989)
  • "Lead Poisoning" Noon Residents Conference, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (1988)
  • "Elevated Lead Levels" Grand Rounds, J.N. Adams Developmental Center (1988)
See all (41 more)
Service Activities:
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Faculty Council; Member (2004–present)
  • Continuing Medical Education: Childhood Violence Symposium; Teacher (1998)
  • Continuing Medical Education: ENT Conference; Teacher (1998)
  • Continuing Medical Education: Domestic Violence Conference; Teacher (1997)
  • Continuing Medical Education: Childhood Violence Symposium; Teacher (1997)
  • Continuing Medical Education: Genetics for the Generalist; Teacher (1997)
  • Continuing Medical Education: GER Conference; Teacher (1997)
  • Continuing Medical Education: First Syracuse Regional Lead Conference; Teacher (1997)
  • Continuing Medical Education: Adolescent Medicine; Teacher (1997)
  • Continuing Medical Education: Training Together for Tots; Teacher (1997)
  • Continuing Medical Education: WNY Regional Forum on Child Abuse; Teacher (1996)
  • Continuing Medical Education: Academic Risk Management Education; Teacher (1996)
  • Continuing Medical Education: Managed Care in WNY; Teacher (1996)
  • Continuing Medical Education: Child Fatality Review Conference; Teacher (1996)
  • Buffalo Hearing and Speech Center; Board Member (1996–2004)
  • Buffalo Hearing and Speech Center: Health Care Committee; Committee Member (1996–2004)
  • Success by Six: Child and Maternal Health Committee; Chair (1996–1998)
  • Success by Six: Executive Committee and Leadership Council; Member (1996–present)
  • Continuing Medical Education: Erie County Lead Poisoning Conference; Teacher (1995)
  • Continuing Medical Education: NYS Regional Lead Conference; Teacher (1995)
  • Continuing Medical Education: Women‘s Health Professionals Conference; Teacher (1995)
  • Continuing Medical Education: Networks - NYS Public Health Conference; Teacher (1995)
  • Continuing Medical Education: Childhood Violence; Teacher (1995)
  • Continuing Medical Education: Family Literacy Symposium; Teacher (1995)
  • Inter-Agency Lead Prevention Committee; Chair (1995–2001)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Search Committee for Chairman of OB-GYN; Committee Member (1995–1996)
  • Joint Commission of the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations: Focus Team/Patient Assessment; Member (1995)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Interdepartment (Pediatrics and Family Medicine) Committee; Committee Member (1995)
  • Continuing Medical Education: Technology and Teaching Conference; Teacher (1995)
  • United Way: Community Resource Team for Child Care/Child Development; Member (1994–2001)
  • Success by Six: Child and Maternal Health Committee; Committee Member (1994–1998)
  • Inter-Agency Lead Poisoning Prevention/Emergency Housing Committee; Committee Member (1994)
  • Erie County Health Advisory Committee: Headstart Program; Consultant (1993–present)
  • Inter-Agency Planning Committee for Regional Lead Conference; Committee Member (1992)
  • Erie County Medical Center: Executive Committee; Committee Member (1992–2003)
  • New York State Take the Lead Out of Children Coalition; Chair (1992–2000)
  • City-County Lead Action Task Force; Member (1992–1998)
  • Developmental Disabilities Prevention Program; Board Member (1992–1998)
  • Erie County Medical Center: Ambulatory Care Committee; Committee Member (1992–1995)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: District II Task Force on Lead Poisoning; Member (1992–1994)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Resident Evaluation Committee; Committee Member (1992–1994)
  • Erie County Medical Center: Medical Records Committee; Committee Member (1991–1993)

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Contact Information

Hodge Pediatrics
125 Hodge Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-7277
Fax: (716) 888-3966
Email: mcamero@buffalo.edu

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