IMANA Education: Who We Are
Dr. Amber Khan has devoted her medical training to health promotion and preventive medicine in various underprivileged communities for the past ten years. She served as a health educator at several schools and community centers focusing on nutrition, physical education, self-esteem, drugs and alcohol, common medical illnesses, preventive medicine, reproductive health, and sexual health. She currently teaches preventive health education at the Detroit free clinic, HUDA.
She is the Chair of the Education Committee for the Islamic Medical Association in North America (IMANA). She provides Islamic health talks for MYNA, ICNA, and ISNA, and leads discussions on women’s health, mental health, and tazkiyah (spiritual health).Dr. Amber Khan also holds an Associates Degree in Islamic Studies from Mishkah University. She has focused her studies on Aqeedah, Dawah, and Tafsir. She leads halaqas at her local masjid for the past 6 years, is an educator for new Muslim classes, and a volunteer Muslim chaplain at women correctional facilities.
Dr. Marium Husain is current Treasurer for the Islamic Medical Association of North America (IMANA). She grew up and studied in Dayton, and went to Ohio State University for medical school. She did her internal medicine residency at Riverside Methodist Hospital. She now works as an oncology hospitalist at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. She has been a part of IMANA for 6 years, actively involved in the student/resident issues as well as women’s health for IMANA
Noora is a proud Muslim American passionate about making high-quality health information widely available to the community via colorful and engaging infographics. After completing her B.S. in Biology, Noora began graduate studies in Pharmaceutical Sciences and was a recipient of the prestigious Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship for her research in data-driven, patient-propelled studies (2018). Noora’s hobbies lie in teaching and creative storytelling. She loves teaching at her local Islamic Sunday school and contributing to innovation in science communication and outreach. If you ask Noora about the coolest thing she’s ever done, she will tell you it’s a toss-up between delivering her university’s commencement address and writing an iconic 11-minute wedding speech entirely about an Ikea glass.
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