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Mary-Alice Abbott, MD, PhD

Department of PediatricsDr. Abbott
Division of Genetics

Departmental/Divisional Leadership Roles

  • Vice Chair, Pediatric Specialties, Baystate Children's Hospital
  • Division Chief, Genetics, Department of Pediatrics

Academic Appointment

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate

Education and Training

  • University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT
    Residency (2005)
  • University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
    M.D. (2000)
  • University of Massachusetts, School of Biomedical Sciences, Worcester, MA
    Ph.D., Neuroscience (2000)
  • Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
    B.A., Physics, Mathematics (1992)

Scholarly Foci

  • Clinical genetics
  • Genetic therapeutics

Scholarly Activity

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

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics
    • Fellow (2005-present)
    • Maintenance of Certification Committee
      • Member (2010-2015)

Significant Honors and Awards

  • Chairman’s Award, Special Contribution to UConn Pediatrics Residency Program (2000)

Contact Information

Department of Pediatrics
50 Wason Ave.
Springfield, MA 01199

(Updated February 2022)