Dr. Sarimer Sánchez, MD, MPH

Medical Director, Infectious Diseases Bureau

Dr. Sarimer Sánchez serves as the Medical Director of the Infectious Diseases Bureau at the Boston Public Health Commission. She is also a clinician at the Massachusetts General Hospital’s Sexual Health Clinic. She received her medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in 2015 and completed an Internal Medicine residency at the University of Pennsylvania in 2018. Dr. Sánchez completed a subspecialty fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital in 2020 and the Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Policy with an MPH degree from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in 2021. Her areas of interest include advancing multilingual health literacy and equitable delivery of communicable disease prevention and treatment services, including immunizations, to immigrant communities.

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