Sherrie Williams (Chair)
Past President, MetroHealth Medical Staff
Sherrie Dixon-Williams, MD, MHS is Past President of the Medical Staff for The MetroHealth System in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Williams is a pulmonary critical care specialist and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. She chairs MetroHealth's Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee and the Medication Safety Subcommittee. In the Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine Division she serves as the medical director of the pulmonary function lab and the pulmonary rehabilitation and smoking cessation programs.
As chair of P&T, she is the physician leader of the pharmacy, responsible for the safety and quality of medication being prescribed and dispensed. She oversees the policies and procedures that guide the clinical operations of the pharmacy and maintains financial prudence through due diligence of the system’s formulary.
Locally Dr. Williams is a champion and advocate for chronic disease management. She has collaborated with the St. Luke’s Foundation, the Cuyahoga County Board of Health(CCBH) and other community leaders on various initiatives in the areas of asthma and smoking cessation. She sits on the Board of Directors for CCBH and is the Medical Director for Cuyahoga Community College Respiratory Therapy Program. At a national level, she is the Immediate Past Chair for the Education Committee for America’s Essential Hospitals (AEH). Her work locally and nationally reflects her interests and background in health care education, public health, health policy and finance.
Dr. Williams joined the MetroHealth System in 2001. She completed her undergraduate and graduate work at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. She attended medical school at the University of Illinois in Chicago, IL. and completed her residency and fellowship training at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center in Detroit, MI.