Sharday Lewis, M.P.H
Sharday Lewis (Shar-day Loo-is) is an associate director on the Drug User Health team. She leads the Strengthening the Capacity of SSPs to Respond to COVID-19 project which aims to strengthen the capacity of SSPs to serve as critically essential access points for COVID-19 vaccination services and broaden adult vaccination services for people who use drugs project. Prior to NASTAD, Sharday worked building out harm reduction infrastructure and capacity building strategies for the city of Washington, DC. With a background in trauma-informed approaches, change management, and HIV/AIDS and substance use prevention, Sharday is passionate about advancing systems change rooted in equity and justice. She holds a B.S in Allied Health Sciences from Howard University (Washington, DC) and an MPH in Management and Policy from SUNY Albany (Albany, NY).