Melissa Oliver, MD
699 Riley Hospital Drive, RR307
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Areas of Interest
CRMO, Spondyloarthropathy, Quality Improvement
Dr. Oliver recently joined the practice after finishing her fellowship at Stanford University Lucille Packard Children's Hospital in California. Dr. Oliver completed medical school in Grenada, West Indies. Her residency was completed in Newark, NJ at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. She is interested in CRMO, Spondyloarthropathy, and Quality Improvement. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Rheumatology, Pediartric Rheumatology Care & Outcome Improvement Network, and Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance.
|2011||Saint George's University School of Medicine|
|2014||Residency - Rutgers New Jersey Medical School|
|2017||Fellowship/Pediatric Rheumatology - Stanford University Lucille Packard Children's Hospital|
Honors & Awards
- Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Pediatric Continuity Practice Award, 2014
- Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Pediatric Senior of the Year, 2014
- UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School Pediatric Intern of the Year, 2012
- Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching Nominee, 2012, 2013
- Geoffrey H. Bourne Scholarship, Saint George’s University, 2007
- University Scholarship, Saint Joseph’s University, 2002
11725 N Illinois Street, Suite 450
Carmel, IN 46032
Research & Grants
Post-doctoral fellow research, Department of Pediatric Rheumatology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA - A retrospective cohort study of juvenile spondyloarthropathy patients. Aim is to assess reasons for initiation of TNF inhibitors in this population and the effects on clinical disease activity measures.
Member of the CARRA Chronic Recurrent Multifocal Osteomyelitis work group. - Involved in developing a consensus treatment plan for children with NSAID refractory chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO). Developed a survey for patients and families to assess the disease burden. Working on developing a family handout for educational purposes.
Oliver, M. and Watrous, J. 2006. The Role of Conductance in Long-Term Potentiation of a Five Cell Neuronal Network. Proceedings of the 20th National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) 2006. SpeColl LB2331.N39.2006 CD-ROM