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Scherly Leon, MD, is currently a Public Health/Preventive Medicine Resident with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene working towards a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree. She is board-certified in Internal Medicine. She completed Nephrology Fellowship at State University of New York at Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. She received her medical degree from State University of New York at Stony Brook and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at New York-Presbyterian/Queens. She also holds a Master of Science in Biomedical Science from Barry University. Dr. Leon is passionate about patient education, health advocacy, public policy, and health disparities. Dr. Leon is active in several professional and community organizations. She is a member of the American College of Physicians, American Society of Nephrology (ASN), and Women in Nephrology (WIN). She currently serves on the ASN Media and Communications Committee and WIN Executive Council. Dr. Leon was a member of the 2015 inaugural class of the Nephrology Social Media Collective Internship with the Nephrology Journal Club, @NephJC on Twitter. She is honored to be part of this innovative group. Recognizing that technology can serve as a tool that either includes or excludes disadvantaged populations, Dr. Leon uses platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook to disseminate information on the issues she is passionate about as well as to network with like-minded professionals.
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