Steve Kenneth ShamaBA, MD, MPH
Steve Shama holds a Bachelor of Arts (AB) degree from Columbia College, a Medical Degree (MD) from Temple University School of Medicine and a Masters Degree in Public Health (MPH) from the Harvard School of Public Health. He spent the early part of his career working with the National Institute For Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). After completing his MPH in 1974, Steve completed his dermatology residency at Harvard Medical School Department of Dermatology in Boston. He also did a fellowship at St. John's Hospital for Diseases of the Skin in London, England, working on ways to eliminate and treat industrial skin diseases. He has taught at Harvard Medical School as an instructor in dermatology for many years.
For over 30 years, Steve has been in private practice in dermatology and has been on the medical staff of the New England Deaconess Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Dermatology, the National Speakers Association and a life member of the Creative Education Foundation. In 2010, Steve retired from medicine to devote more time to his other passion, engaging audiences all around the country with his unique brand of personal experiences and practical humor.