Faculty Profile

Dr. Sandra Flavia Braganza, M.D.

Sandra Flavia Braganza, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Academic General Pediatrics)

Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Social Medicine

Areas of Research: Medical Education Social Determinants of Health Global Health

Professional Interests

Education

Medical School: Downstate Medical Center (SUNY)
Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Pediatrics)

Interests

  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Global Health
  • Medical education
  • Nutrition

Active Projects

  • Evaluation of global health initiatives in Togo, West Africa
  • Resident education in social determinants of health
  • Implementation of Community Health Workers

Selected Publications

Selected Presentations and Publications

  1. Zajac L, Scharbach K, Braganza S. Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Multiunit Housing: What’s the Drift? Pediatric Academic Societies, 2013:4535.626.
  2. Turner C, Scharbach K, Braganza S. Do Parents Read the Label? An Assessment of Parents’ Use and Understanding of Nutrition Labels. Pediatric Academic Societies, 2013:3806:118.
  3. Elensary M, Kuo A, Klein M, Alcamo A, Braganza S, Lax Y, Patel M, Shchiff D. Catalysts for change: Empowering resident advocates focused on leadership and community engagement. Presented at the Association of Pediatric Program Directors Chicago, April 2014.
  4. Patel M, Braganza S. Assessing Legal Needs of Patients at a Federally Qualified Health Center. PAS 2014.
  5. Fiori K, Schecter J, Houndenou S, Braganza S. Global Health Delivery Science: Applying the Care Delivery Value Framework to a Community Based HIV/AIDS Initiative in Togo, West Africa, AAP 2014.
  6. Singh A, Wilkinson S, Braganza S. Smartphones and pediatric apps to mobilize the medical home. J Pediatrics. 2014:165(3):606-610.
  7. Resident Documentation of Social Determinants of Health: Effects of a Teaching Tool. Presented at the Academic Pediatric Association, Region 2 and 3 meeting, Bronx, NY, March 2015, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research, Philadelphia, PA, March 2015 and the Pediatric Academic Societies, San Diego, CA, April 2015.
  8. Moving on Up: Pediatric Perspectives on the Transition of Adolescents to an Adult Model of Care. Presented at the Academic Pediatric Association, Region 2 and 3 meeting, Bronx, NY, March 2015, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research, Philadelphia, PA, March 2015 and the Pediatric Academic Societies, San Diego, CA, April 2015.
  9. From Boosters to Books: Enhancing Emergent Literacy in the Medical Home. Presented at the Academic Pediatric Association, Region 2 and 3 meeting, Bronx, NY, March 2015, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research, Philadelphia, PA, March 2015 and the Pediatric Academic Societies, San Diego, CA, April 2015
  10. Participant Perspectives on Education at WIC. Presented at the Eastern Society for Pediatric Research, Philadelphia, PA, March 2015 and the Pediatric Academic Societies, San Diego, CA, April 2015.
  11. Caregiver Health Literacy and Comprehension of Acute Asthma Summary Instructions in an Urban Underserved Community. Presented at the Academic Pediatric Association, Region II and III, New York, NY, March 2016 and the Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore, MD, May 2016.
  12. Closing the Delivery Gap: Operationalizing the Care Delivery Value Chain for Pediatric HIV/AIDS in Togo, West Africa. Presented at the Academic Pediatric Association, Region II and III, New York, NY, March 2016 and the Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore, MD, May 2016.
  13. Resident Documentation of the Social Determinants of Health Utilizing the Electronic Health Record. Presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore, MD, May 2016.
  14. Documentation of the Social Determinants of Health via a Social History Tool in the Electronic Health Record. Presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore, MD, May 2016. 
  15. With a Little Help From Your Friends: Social Networks as a Predictor of Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption in an Urban Academic Practice. Presented at the Academic Pediatric Association, Region II and III, New York, NY, March 2017 and the Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco CA, May 2017.
  16. Perception, Attitudes and Practice among Pediatric Primary Care Physicians and Subspecialists Caring for Low-Income Children at an Urban Academic Medical Center. Presented at the Academic Pediatric Association, Region II and III, New York, NY, March 2017 and the Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco CA, May 2017.
  17. An Rx for success: The Pediatricians Role in Educational and Career Planning in Urban Underserved Communities. Presented at the Academic Pediatric Association, Region II and III, New York, NY, March 2017 and the Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco CA, May 2017.
  18. Pediatric Resident Attitudes and Practice Regarding Advocacy Pre- and Post- Implementation of an Innovative Advocacy Curriculum. Presented at the Academic Pediatric Association, Region II and III, New York, NY, March 2017 and the Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco CA, May 2017.
  19. Assessing Educational Characteristics of Children at an Urban Federally Qualified Health Center. Presented at the Academic Pediatric Association, Region II and III, New York, NY, March 2017 and the Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco CA, May 2017.

More Information About Dr. Sandra Braganza

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=braganza+sandra

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