Dr. Poole-Di Salvo is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Child Development Program in the Division of General Academic Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College and Assistant Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children's Health/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She is board certified in Pediatrics and board eligible in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. Dr. Poole-Di Salvo's area of expertise is in the evaluation and treatment of children with developmental disabilities.
Dr. Poole-Di Salvo completed her undergraduate studies at Cornell University, where she graduated with honors, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a concentration in Neurobiology and Behavior. She earned her medical degree from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, where she received a Dean's Letter of Commendation. Dr. Poole-Di Salvo completed her pediatric residency training and a research fellowship at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. She continued her training with a fellowship in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at the Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center (CERC) at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Rose F. Kennedy University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service in Bronx, NY. While she was a Developmental and Behavioral Pediatric Fellow, Dr. Poole-Di Salvo received a merit scholarship to pursue coursework that led to a Master's Degree in Public Health from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Dr. Poole-Di Salvo has conducted research investigating the associations between exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and child emotional and behavioral problems, and is interested in understanding how various environmental and social exposures affect child behavior, development, and mental health.
Education and Training
- M.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences 2004
- B.S., Columbia University 1994 - 2000
- Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University