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Hemant Prashad Sharma, MD

The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders

Departments
Associate Division Chief, Allergy and Immunology

Programs
Director, Food Allergy Program

Specialties: Food allergy, Allergic and Immunologic Disorders

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Allergy and Immunology
National Provider Identifier1487791273
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Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000
Biography

Hemant Sharma, MD, MHS, is the Associate Chief of the Division of Allergy and Immunology at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC. He is Director of the Food Allergy Program at Children’s National, as well as Site Director for the National Institutes of Health Allergy and Immunology Fellowship Program. Dr. Sharma is a regular contributor to a food allergy column in Allergic Living magazine and recently co-edited the “Food Allergy in Children” series for Pediatric Clinics of North America. His main areas of research interest include school-based management of food allergy, as well as adherence among adolescents with food allergy.
Education
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education University of Maryland Baltimore County Baltimore, MDBachelor of Science 1993 -1997
Medical School Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons New York, NYDoctor of Medicine 1997 -2001
Graduate Education Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MDMaster of Health Science 2006 -2008
National & International Recognitions
AwardInstitutionEventYear
Top DoctorsNorthern Virginia Magazine2013
Outstanding Pediatric Abstract AwardAmerican Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology2009

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
FellowAmerican Academy of Pediatrics2004 - 2009
MemberAmerican Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology2005 - 2009
Research
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
InvestigatorProviding School-Based Asthma Education in At-risk Neighborhoods in the District of Columbia District of Columbia Department of Health 2008 - 2009
Publications
Conference Presentation - Poster, Sharma, H.P., Quint, D., Teach, S. (2009), Asthma-related Quality of Life Assessment in the ER: An Important Predictor of Repeat Health Care Utilization, Poster session presented at the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology

Journal Article, Sharma, H.P., Wood, R.A., Bravo, A.R., Matsui, E.C. (2008), A Comparison of Skin Prick Tests , The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology , 933-939.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Sharma, H.P., Matsui, E.C., Rand, C., Izenberg, N., Dowshen, S., Wood, R.A. (2008), Risk-taking behaviors among adolescents with food allergy, Poster session presented at the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology

Conference Presentation - Poster, Sharma HP, Wood RA, Matsui EC (2007), The Relationship between Skin Test Responses and, Poster session presented at the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology

Journal Article, Sharma, H.P., Matsui, E.C., Eggleston, P.A., Hansel, N.N., Curtin-Brosnan, J., Diette, G.B. (2007), Does current asthma control predict future health care use among Black preschool inner-city children?, Pediatrics, 1174-1181.

Journal Article, Sharma HP, Hansel NN, Matsui E, Diette GB, Eggleston P, Breysse P (2007), Indoor environmental influences on children’s asthma., Pediatric Clinics of North America, 103-120.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Sharma, H.P., Eggleston, P., Matsui, E.C., Diette, G. (2006), Asthma Severity Predicts Future Asthma , Poster session presented at the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology

Conference Presentation - Poster, Sharma, H.P., Whicker, S., Peterson, E. (2005), Teaching Outside the Box: Incorporating Safety, Communication, Business, Ethics and EBM into Your Pediatric Residency Program’s Curriculum, Poster session presented at the Association of Pediatric Program Directors

Conference Presentation - Poster, Sharma, H.P. (2003), Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Poster session presented at the Use of Home Visits for Asthma Staging and Action Plans, Partners in


For a more comprehensive list of publications for Hemant Sharma, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database
 


   
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