IMANA Education: Webinars

Past Webinars

Cancer Screening Awareness

Dr. Marium Husain, Dr. Darrell Gray, and Shifa Mohiuddin, MPH
Thursday September 17th, 2020
September brings awareness for seven types of cancers. The IMANA Education Committee aims to guide you about the importance of screening, preventive care, early detection of symptoms for more treatment options, and better outcomes. We’re proud to host a webinar by Dr. Marium Husain, Oncology Hospitalist, IMANA Vice-President, and Shifa Mohiuddin (MPH) on how screening saves lives and also commemorate Chadwick Boseman whose recent death brought heightened attention to colorectal cancer. This webinar also includes a special presentation by Dr. Darrell M. Gray, MD, MPH, Gastroenterologist on undertaking frequent and regular colorectal cancer screenings.

Holistic Approach to COVID-19

Dr. Madiha Saeed
Tuesday August 25th, 2020
We are dealing with a crisis, as cases of this virus continue to rise, we are noticing it is affecting people differently. Some may lose their lives, as others didn’t even know they had it. Studies have proven that 86.2% of the deaths involved at least one comorbid condition, specifically those with diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and obesity-lifestyle-based diseases.
Join Dr. Madiha Saeed, Family Physician, as we dive into how you can lower chronic inflammation and evidence-based lifestyle tips to optimize your immune system and your overall health.

Mental Health Stigma - Navigating Awareness, Acceptance, and Access

Dr. Farha Abbasi
Thursday August 13th, 2020
Dr. Farha Abbasi, M.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Michigan State University and a staff psychiatrist. She emigrated from Pakistan and settled in the United States in 2000. Her areas of interest are cultural psychiatry and teaching medical students how to provide culturally appropriate care to Muslim patients. She works with the Muslim-American community to encourage integration rather than isolation from mainstream society. She has established the Muslim Mental Health Conference and is the managing editor for the Journal of Muslim Mental Health.

Introduction to Cerebrovascular Accident (Stroke)

Dr. Irfan Sheikh
Monday July 20th, 2020
The IMANA Education Committee in collaboration with Dr. Irfan Sheikh presents an informational webinar on the basics of neurovascular medicine, defining strokes, how they present, risk factors, what to do if you suspect you are having a stroke. Additionally, Dr. Sheikh will discuss diagnosis and management for health care professionals. Dr. Irfan Sheikh, MD is a 4th-year Neurology Resident at The University of Toledo Medical Center, Ohio, and Kaplan Medical Professor/Content Developer/TA.

Understanding Palliative Care

Dr. Natasha Piracha
Monday July 13th, 2020
The IMANA Education Committee is proud to present a webinar with Dr. Natasha Piracha, a MedPeds Hospice & Palliative Medicine Physician. This webinar will share the basics of palliative care, who it benefits, and what a physician’s role is in one’s care throughout the critical illness. Dr. Piracha will also present on how one can prepare and handle Hospice care.

Advanced Care Planning

Dr. Quratulain Syed
Saturday June 27th, 2020
Dr. Quratulain Syed, a board-certified Internist, and Geriatrician presents on Advance Care Planning, a topic generally neglected in Muslim communities. Dr. Syed’s clinical practice is based at JenCare Senior Medical Center. Her clinical expertise and interests include driving safety, cognitive impairment, elder abuse/neglect, polypharmacy and de-prescribing, transitions of care, and improving outcomes post-hospital discharge.

Taking the Stigma Out of Pelvic Pain

Dr. Tayyaba Ahmed
Dr. Tayyaba will discuss the basics of pelvic medicine, from what pelvic floor is to common pelvic diseases and their treatments; including: Vaginismus, Endometriosis, Chronic Pain Cycle, and Infertility.
Pelvic Rehabilitation Medicine

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Urinary Incontinence and its Implications on Wudu

Monday June 8th, 2020
The IMANA Education Committee is proud to present a webinar with Aneesa Husain, Urology Physician Assistant discussing the issues of urinary incontinence and it’s implications on ones Wudu’.

Travel Medicine

Dr. Lubna Varcie Zahir
Saturday July 6th, 2019

Hypertension in the Clinical Setting

Dr. Marriyam Moten
Thursday April 26th, 2018
Dr. Marriyam Moten presents a webinar on Dealing with Hypertension in clinical setting. Dr. Moten is a board-certified Cardiologist practicing in California. She graduated from Dow Medical College, Karachi University in Pakistan and completed her MPH at University of Pittsburgh in 2004. Dr. Moten is a recipient of TWO Gold medals.

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