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Heather Finlay-Morreale, MD, FAAP

Specialty in Pediatrics

Heather Finlay-Morreale, MD is a pediatrician working in primary care. She went to medical school at the University of Cincinnati and completed a residency at Tufts and now is an Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She is interested in mental health, mindfulness, wellbeing, and social media. She also chronicles her experiences as a chronic pain patient navigating the healthcare world as both a physician and a patient. Her essays have been featured on JAMA Neurology, Pharos, Psychology Today, KevinMD, Doximity, and the Mighty.

Practice names

Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School

University of Massachusetts Medical School Profile

Education and training

2010-2013 - Pediatric Residency, Tufts, Boston, MA

2006-2010 - MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

1994-1998 - BS (Biology), Northeastern University, Boston, MA


American Board of Pediatrics Board Certified

Publication Highlights

Case 4: 18-year-old Young Man with Chest Pressure, Shortness of Breath, Fatigue, and Hyponatremia. Finlay-Morreale H. Pediatr Rev. 2018 Dec;39(12):620-622. doi: 10.1542/pir.2017-0042. No abstract available. PMID: 30504256 Similar articles Select item 32176255

Check Engine Light. Finlay-Morreale H. JAMA Neurol. 2020 Mar 16. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2020.0254. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. PMID: 32176255 Similar articles Select item 21768873

High oxygen partial pressure decreases anemia-induced heart rate increase equivalent to transfusion. Feiner JR, Finlay-Morreale HE, Toy P, Lieberman JA, Viele MK, Hopf HW, Weiskopf RB. Anesthesiology. 2011 Sep;115(3):492-8. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e31822a22be. Review. PMID: 21768873 Free PMC Article Similar articles Select item 18246779

And then there were eight. Finlay-Morreale H. Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc. 2008 Winter;71(1):4-7. No abstract available. PMID: 18246779 Similar articles Select item 19359939

Close is dead: determinants of firearm injury lethality in women. Finlay-Morreale HE, Tsuei BJ, Fisher BS, Davis K, Johannigman JA. J Trauma. 2009 Apr;66(4):1207-11. doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e31819a05da. PMID: 19359939 Similar articles Select item 18246786

An essay award prize winner writes. Finlay-Morreale H. Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc. 2008 Winter;71(1):49. No abstract available. PMID: 18246786 Similar articles Select item 18308991

Computer-generated automatic alerts of respiratory distress after blood transfusion. Finlay-Morreale HE, Louie C, Toy P. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2008 May-Jun;15(3):383-5. doi: 10.1197/jamia.M2538. Epub 2008 Feb 28. PMID: 18308991 Free PMC Article Similar articles