Meet the Staff


Douglas Shenson, MD, MPH

Associate Director, Clinical Preventive Services

Phone: (203) 732-1265

Dr. Shenson is Associate Director, Clinical Preventive Services, at the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center. Dr. Shenson also directs Sickness Prevention Achieved through Regional Collaboration (SPARC), a Connecticut-based nonprofit agency dedicated to expanding the population-wide use of disease prevention services. As part of his work at SPARC, Dr. Shenson leads the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s national Vote and Vax program, which is developing and testing a national strategy to provide influenza vaccinations at polling places. Dr. Shenson is working on research projects funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to track the delivery of vaccinations and cancer screening to older Americans. He is co-founder of the medical humanitarian organization, Doctors of the World USA, and founder of the Human Rights Clinic at Montefiore Medical Center, the first clinic in New York City to attend exclusively to the documentation and service needs of survivors of torture.