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Mona Sharifi, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics) and of Biostatistics (Health Informatics); Director, Yale Scholars in Implementation Science K12 Program, Pediatrics; Co-Director, National Clinician Scholars Program at Yale, Pediatrics

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Mona Sharifi, MD, MPH

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Mahnoosh (Mona) Sharifi, MD, MPH is a general pediatrician and health services researcher in the Section of General Pediatrics. She completed residency in the Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics and fellowship in the Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship Program, through which she obtained her MPH at the Harvard School of Public Health. Her research is focused on improving decision-making in pediatric primary care to promote health behavior change, prevent chronic disease, and reduce health disparities. Specifically, Mona studies the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and implementation of novel primary care based interventions for childhood obesity and tobacco smoke exposure that leverage decision support delivered to clinicians via the electronic health record and to patients and families via remote and mobile technologies. She joined the faculty in 2016.

Education & Training

  • Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research/General Academic Pediatrics Fellowship Program
    Boston Children's Hospital (2013)
  • MPH
    Harvard School of Public Health, Quantitative Methods (2012)
  • Boston Combined Residency in Pediatrics
    Boston Children's Hospital and Boston Medical Center (2010)
  • MD
    Vanderbilt School of Medicine (2007)
  • BS
    Emory University, Biology and Economics (2002)

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