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Baltimore, Maryland 21205
MD, Harvard Medical School, 1996
Dr. Sharfstein oversees the Office of Public Health Practice and Training and is director of the Bloomberg American Health Initiative. He also holds a faculty appointment in the Department of Health Policy and Management. Previously, he served as the Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the Principal Deputy Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, as Commissioner of Health for Baltimore City, and as health policy advisor for Congressman Henry A. Waxman.
Advising, Mentoring, Teaching, Recognition Award, JHSPH
Circle of Commendation Award, Consumer Product Safety Commission
Public Official of the Year, Governing Magazine
Alpha Omega Alpha, Boston University School of Medicine
Rose Seegal Award for Research, Community Service Award, Robert H. Ebert Prize in Primary Care, Harvard Medical School
Jay S. Drotman Memorial Award, American Public Health Association
Phi Beta Kappa, Thomas Temple Hoopes Prize, Frederick Sheldon Traveling Fellowship, Harvard College
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