Mona Sarfaty, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Mona Sarfaty, MD MPH FAAFP, is the Director of the Medical Society on Climate and Health based in the Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University. The Consortium is comprised of 19 medical societies that jointly represent about 550,000 doctors, more than half the physicians in the U.S. The mission of the Consortium is to inform the public and policy makers about the health harms of climate change and the health benefits of climate solutions. As a family medicine professor and physician for over 30 years, most recently at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Dr. Sarfaty has engaged in research and teaching focused on primary care, cancer screening, and public policy, including the health effects of climate change. She has lectured at national and regional venues including medical societies, health plans, health departments, professional organizations, government conferences, and community organizations. Dr. Sarfaty is the author of widely circulated guides and articles on how to increase cancer screening rates in practice and on improving practice outcomes by using the chronic care model and features of the patient centered medical home. She is the author of many published articles and two book chapters.