Faculty Profile

Dr. Eleanor Bathory, M.D.

Eleanor Bathory, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Academic General Pediatrics)

Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Social Medicine

Professional Interests


Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Pediatrics

Professional Activity

Prior to entering Einstein, Dr. Eleanor Bathory was a high school chemistry teacher. She has an extensive history of volunteering her time for community health related activities. During medical school this included the Einstein Youth Violence Prevention Program and the Einstein Community Health Organization Free Clinic. After the first year at Einstein she spent the summer in Guatemala learning Spanish and volunteering in community health settings. She has worked on a research project in the Division of Adolescent Medicine on the topic of motivational interviewing and did undergraduate research on RNA-DNA hybrids that resulted in a publication. 


  1. Sleep hygiene and sleep problems
  2. Mental health co-location/ for primary care physicians
  3. Literacy/ Reach out and Read
  4. Infant nutrition (feeding styles and breastfeeding)

Active Projects

  1. Parents perspective regarding infant and toddler sleep hygiene and sleep problems, and provider role Early Childhood Behavioral And Emotional Health Care In The Primary Care Medical Home: Parents Perspective
  2. Resident education in social determinants of health

Selected Publications

  1. Eleanor Bathory, MD, Suzy Tomopoulos, MD, Russell Rothman, MD,MPP, Lee Sanders, MD,MPH, Eliana Perrin, MD, MPH, Alan Mendelsohn, MD, Benard Dreyer, MD, Maria Cerra, BA and H. Shonna Yin, MD,MS: Infant Sleep-related Issues In Low SES Families: Role of Health Literacy (In Progress)
  2. Abstracts and Presentations
  3. Bathory E, Miskovitz S, Braganza S, Sharif I. “Perceptions about Exercise among Inner-city Adolescent Girls” Eastern Society for Pediatric Research, Philadelphia, March 2009.
  4. Bathory E, Blank AE, Rieder J. "Baseline Readiness of Morbidly Obese Inner-City Adolescents to Change Diet and Activity Behaviors" Eastern Society for Pediatric Research, March 2010 and Pediatric Academic Societies', May 2010.
  5. Bathory, E, Tomopoulos, S, Rothman, R, Sanders, L, Perrin, E, Mendelsohn, A, Cerra, M, Yin, HS. “Sleep-related Parenting Practices Among Low SES Families with Young Infants: Role of Health Literacy” Academic Pediatric Association March, 2012 and Pediatric Academic Societies', May 2012.
  6. Bathory E, Tomopoulos S, Fierman A, Messito M, Brockmeyer C, Arevalo J, and Mendelsohn AL. “Toddler Bedtime Routines and Externalizing Behaviors” Academic Pediatric Association March, 2011 and Pediatric Academic Societies', May 2011.

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