Dorothy Fink, MD

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Women’s Health, Office on Women’s Health

Dr. Fink is Deputy Assistant Secretary for Women’s Health and Director of the Office on Women’s Health in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Fink brings to OASH extensive experience treating women’s health issues. She is board-certified in endocrinology, internal medicine, and pediatrics, and is recognized as a physician leader on topics such as diabetes, nutrition, and bone health. Previously, her clinical practice focused on women from adolescence through menopause and beyond. She is a nationally certified menopause practitioner and an expert on estrogen. Dr. Fink has done extensive research on women’s health, including evaluation of blood markers to assist in diagnosing hypothalamic amenorrhea and investigating the role of diabetes in women’s skeletal health. Dr. Fink has presented at national meetings on polycystic ovary syndrome, the female athlete triad, and other bonerelated conditions. Most recently, Dr. Fink practiced at the Hospital for Special Surgery and New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell University.