Melissa D Aldridge, PhD
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PROFESSOR | Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

BA, College of the Holy Cross

MBA, New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business

MPH, Columbia University, Joseph L. Mailman School of Public Health

PhD, Yale University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences


Junior Faculty Investigator Award

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine


Brookdale Leadership in Aging Fellowship

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device, biotechnology companies, and other outside entities to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their outside financial relationships.

Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Aldridge during 2023 and/or 2024. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Board Service

  • Palliative Care Quality Collaborative

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.