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Mona Sharifi, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics) and of Biostatistics (Health Informatics); Director, Pediatric Health Services and Implementation Research, Pediatrics; Co-Director, National Clinician Scholars Program at Yale, Pediatrics

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Mahnoosh (Mona) Sharifi, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics) and Biomedical Informatics and Data Science at Yale School of Medicine and Associate Professor of Biostatistics (Health Informatics) at the Yale School of Public Health. She serves as director of Pediatrics Health Services and Implementation Research and co-director of the National Clinician Scholars Program at Yale. Dr. Sharifi is a board-certified in pediatrics and clinical informatics, practices pediatric primary care at Fair Haven Community Health Center, and is a health services researcher focused on studying the implementation of interventions in pediatric primary care and community-based settings to prevent chronic diseases and promote equity, focusing on childhood obesity prevention and treatment. Dr. Sharifi completed her undergraduate degrees in biology and economics at Emory University, her medical degree at Vanderbilt University, and her residency in pediatrics at the Boston Combined Residency in Pediatrics. After formal training in health services, public health, and patient-centered outcomes research as part of an AHRQ T32-funded fellowship in pediatric health services research and a K12 scholars program, both at Harvard, she completed a K08 career development award to further develop expertise in the field of implementation science and clinical informatics. She is currently PI of two multi-site NIH-funded R01 projects to study the dissemination and implementation of interventions for obesity in children and adolescents. With continuous federal funding support of her research from the AHRQ, NIH, and CDC since 2010, Dr. Sharifi has experience working with and leading transdisciplinary teams that are inclusive of students and trainees and has completed several successful projects applying qualitative, quantitative, mixed methods, and implementation research methods.

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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