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Department

Mobile Clinics

Location

Texas Medical Center

Specialty
Academic General Pediatrics
Phone: 832-822-2778
Fax: 832-825-3435

Address

8080 N. Stadium Drive
Suite 250
Houston, TX 77054

Sanghamitra M. Misra, MD, MEd

Medical Director, Mobile Clinics Programs

Director, Integrative Medicine Program
Professor, Pediatrics and Pediatric Clerkship Director, Baylor College of Medicine

Education

School Education Degree Year
University of Houston Masters Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction 2021
Baylor College of Medicine Residency Pediatrics 2006
Texas A & M University - College Station Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2003
University of Texas at Austin Bachelors Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry 1998

About

Dr. Misra is the Medical Director of the Texas Children's Mobile Clinic Program which includes the SuperKids Mobile Clinic, the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile, the Texas Children’s Care Squad, and the Texas Children’s Behavioral Health Mobile Unit. The mobile clinics are funded by Texas Children's Hospital with help from philanthropic donations from the community. The mobile clinics provide comprehensive healthcare to under-resourced children. Dr. Misra's focus is on immunizations, regular check-ups, urgent care, and helping uninsured children access health insurance and a medical home. Dr. Misra's clinical and research interests include integrative medicine, immunizations, underserved care, and refugee health. Dr. Misra is the pediatric clerkship course director for Baylor College of Medicine and the Director of the Integrative Medicine Program at Texas Children’s Hospital. 

Organizations

Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Member, Section on Integrative Medicine (2010-present); Executive Committee Member, Section on Integrative Medicine (2016-present)
American Pediatric Association Member, Section on integrative Pediatrics (2010-Present); Co-chair, Section on Integrative Pediatrics (2015-2020)
COMSEP Member (2019-present); Core Clerkship Collaborative Appointed Leader (2020-present)

Selected Publications

Appelbaum NP, Misra SM, Welch J, Humphries MH, Sivam S, Ismail N. Variations in Medical Students’ Educational Preferences, Attitudes, and Volunteerism during the COVID-19 Global Pandemic. J Community Health, 2021 Jun 9:1-9.  

Chen W, Misra SM, Zhou F, Sahni LC, Boom JA, Messonnier M. Evaluating Partial Series Childhood Vaccination Services in a Mobile Clinic Setting. Clin Pediatr (Phila). June 2020;59(7):706-715. 

Misra SM, Monico E, Kao G, Guffey D, Kim E, Khatker M, Gilbert C, Biard M, Marcus M, Roth I, Giardino AP. Addressing Pain With Inpatient Integrative Medicine at a Large Children's Hospital. Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2019 Mar 31:9922819839232. 

Misra SM, Guffey D, Tran X, Giardino AP. Survey of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Services in Freestanding US Children's Hospitals. Clinical Pediatrics (Phila) 2016 Apr 29. PMID: 27130201. 

Misra SM, Nepal VP, Banerjee D, Giardino AP. Chronic Health Conditions, Physical Activity and Dietary Behaviors of Bhutanese Refugees: A Houston-Based Needs Assessment. Journal of Immigrant & Minority Health 2015 Oct 12. PMID: 26458956. 

Misra SM. Education Curriculum: Introduction of Complementary and Alternative Medicine/Integrative Medicine to Pediatrics Residents. MedEdPORTAL Publications. 2015. 

Misra SM, Verissimo AM. Springer. Briefs in Public Health. A Guide to Integrative Pediatrics for the Healthcare Professional 2014. 

View PubMed Publications 

Language

Bengali, Hindi, Spanish

* Texas Children's Hospital physicians' licenses and credentials are reviewed prior to practicing at any of our facilities. Sections titled From the Doctor, Professional Organizations and Publications were provided by the physician's office and were not verified by Texas Children's Hospital.