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Sharon Obadia , DO, FNAOME, ’97

Interim Dean, School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine


Sharon Obadia, DO, FNAOME, ’97 is the interim dean of A.T. Still University-School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona (ATSU-SOMA) and associate professor of internal medicine. Dr. Obadia previously served as ATSU-SOMA’s associate dean for clinical education and services, in which her primary role was to foster strong and enduring partnerships with its National Association of Community Health Centers partner sites throughout the U.S. Dr. Obadia has also served as chair of Clinical Science Education and director of faculty development at ATSU-SOMA. She is a 1997 graduate of ATSU’s Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and trained at Banner Good Samaritan/Carl T. Hayden Veterans Affairs Medical Center’s Internal Medicine Residency program in Phoenix, Arizona. She has been board certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine since 2001 and is a fellow of the National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators. From 2010-12, Dr. Obadia completed fellowships in teaching and learning and educational leadership at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine. Dr. Obadia has a long history of caring for patients experiencing homelessness at Maricopa County’s Health Care for the Homeless Clinic, and then, Circle the City, Phoenix’s first post-hospital homeless respite center.