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Andrew Balder, MD

Balder AndrewDepartment of Medicine

Departmental/Divisional Leadership Roles

  • Medical Director, Baystate Mason Square Neighborhood Health Center
  • Chief Medical Officer, City of Springfield Health Services for the Homeless

Academic Appointment

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate

Education and Training

  • University of Rochester Associated Hospitals, Rochester, NY
    Residency, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics (1979-1983)
  • The University of North Carolina School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    M.D. (1975-1979)
  • Amherst College, Amherst, MA
    B.A. (1971-1975)

Scholarly Foci

  • Diabetes care
  • Homeless health care
  • Medicaid administration

Scholarly Activity

View a list of Dr. Balder's publications in the Scholarly Commons repository.

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
    • Member (1983-present)
  • American College of Physicians
    • Member (1983-present)
  • Society for General Internal Medicine
    • Member (1988-present)
  • American Public Health Association
    • Member (2005-present)

Significant Honors and Awards

  • Social Justice, Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Services Center (2017)
  • Mother Woman Awardee, MotherWoman (2014)
  • Physician in Public Health Award, Massachusetts Public Health Association (2013)
  • Public Health Luminary Award, City of Springfield Department of Health and Human Services (2007)

Contact Information

Department of Medicine
Baystate Mason Square Neighborhood Health Center
11 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA 01109