Sherman J. Alter, MD, Medical director, infectious disease

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Medical director, infectious disease

Sherman Alter, MD, serves as medical director of the infectious disease department at Dayton Children’s. He received his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and completed his fellowship in infectious disease at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Dr. Alter is an associate clinical professor of pediatrics at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. He is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric infectious disease. Dr. Alter was named to the Best Doctors in America list in 2007-2008.

Dr. Alter can be interviewed on anything related to prevention and symptoms of infectious diseases. This includes but is not limited to:

  • The flu
  • Vaccines/immunizations
  • Whooping cough
  • Bacterial infections
 

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Upcoming Events

Join our mix of doctors and dietitians in walking the neighborhood, including the local park and elementary school.

The Harrison's Heroes 5k and 10k Run will be June 4 at Beavercreek High School to raise money for the Dayton Children's Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

We are driven by our values of safety, compassion, ownership, collaboration, innovation and value creation. We are looking for individuals to join our team who embody these values and support our mission of improving the health status of all kids in our region. We hope that might be you! Come to one of our two job fairs to learn more about our open opportunities.

We are driven by our values of safety, compassion, ownership, collaboration, innovation and value creation. We are looking for individuals to join our team who embody these values and support our mission of improving the health status of all kids in our region. We hope that might be you! Come to one of our two job fairs to learn more about our open opportunities.

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