Dr. Matthew Sadof, is a member of the Board of Directors at PHIWM. Since 1998, he has worked to develop sustainable systems of care and further medical education for medically and socially fragile children at Tufts University School of Medicine Western New England’s campus at Baystate Children’s’ in Springfield, MA. Dr Sadof has partnered with PHC on numerous projects that address health disparity in our region. As the former chair of the Pioneer Valley Asthma Coalition, with the help of grant writing and staffing support from PHC, he received CDC funding for local participation in National Inner City Asthma Intervention, The MADPH Asthma Disparity Initiative, National Institute for Environmental Health, HUD and the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Innovation (CMMI). This work helped to create an asthma community health worker program for children. Currently this effort is part of the Green Healthy Homes Social Investment Bond Initiative to create a regional center of excellence for asthma community health workers for seniors and children. Dr Sadof serves as an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine practicing general pediatrics and adolescent medicine teaching pediatric residents and medical students at the High Street Pediatric Clinic.
He is currently working locally regionally and nationally to improve the care of Children with medical complexity. Dr Sadof received his Medical Degree in 1983 from New Jersey Medical School, completed his pediatric residency training at the New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center in 1986 and his fellowship training in young adult medicine at The Boston Children’s Hospital in 1987. He was the recipient of the Massachusetts Public Health Association leadership in Medicine Award in 2017 and the Business West Community Health Hero Award in 2018 .