University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Christine D. Sharkey, MD

Also known as: Christine Christine D. Sharkey

Associate Clinical Professor


MADISON, WI 53715-1507


  • McGovern Medical School, Houston, Texas – MD
  • Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft. Sam, Houston, Texas – Residency in Internal Medicine
  • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin – Fellowship in Rheumatology

Professional Activities

Dr. Christine D. Sharkey is a faculty member in the Division of Rheumatology within the Department of Medicine. She is passionate about her role at UW SMPH as a clinician-educator with interests in education and mentorship from medical students through faculty.

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Sharkey's clinical interests include treating patients with autoimmune interstitial lung disease, lupus, and arthritis.

Research Interests

Dr. Sharkey was awarded a multi-year grant through the UW Centennial Scholar's program. These funds and protected time will be used to support her time well as funding for educational and leadership initiatives. Her goal is to find strategies to increase the representation of underrepresented populations in health care.