Josh Schaffzin, MD, PhD

Columnist: Josh Schaffzin, MD, PhD

Josh Schaffzin, MD, PhD has been the Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Officer for New York State since July, 2005. Born in Philadelphia, he studied Chemistry at Washington University in St. Louis and then spent 11 years in Cincinnati, Ohio completing his MD, PhD (in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology), and a pediatric residency (at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center). He resides in Albany with his wife Jennifer and daughter Fiona.