Notorious for lying on social media about COVID-related experiences
“Dr. Risa Hoshino is a board-certified pediatrician at the New York City Department of Health, currently focusing on pandemic emergency response and public health. She received her bachelor’s degree from Barnard College of Columbia University, holds a Doctor of Medicine degree from New York University School of Medicine, and completed her pediatrics residency at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Her passion is improving the health of vulnerable populations by focusing on children’s physical and mental health, chronic disease management, immigrant health, and social determinants of health. Dr. Hoshino is highly involved in vaccine education and advocacy, often giving presentations to local communities to improve health literacy and equity.”
Dr. Hoshino spent the first year of the pandemic working remotely while schools were closed.