Education

 

M.D.

University of California San Diego School of Medicine, 2023 (Expected)

  • Honors in Psychiatry Clerkship; Highest score on the final exam (98%).

  • Honors in OB/GYN Clerkship; Highest score on the final exam (98%).

 

Ph.D.

Psychological & Medical Anthropology

University of California San Diego, 2021 (Expected)

  • Thesis: Responsible Mothers, Good Patients, and Grateful Refugees: Interpellation & Intersubjectivity in  the Clinical Encounter.  

  • Thesis Advisor: Thomas Csordas

M.A.

Psychological and Medical Anthropology

University of California San Diego, 2018

  • Thesis: The Moral Valence of Intentionality: Models of Agency,  Choice, and Responsibility in Adolescent Pregnancy.

  • Thesis Advisor: Thomas Csordas.

 

B.A

Women’s Global Health

Pomona College, 2013

  • Distinction in the Senior Exercise (based on original fieldwork).

  • Senior Thesis: The Violence of Safer Birth: Labor Room Abuse and Maternal Health Policy.

  • Thesis Advisor: Pardis Mahdavi.

Language Skills

 

Modern Standard Arabic

  • Advanced Plus level in Levantine Arabic (ALTA Language Evaluation).

  • Intermediate High Proficiency in Modern Standard Arabic (Official ACTFL OPI score).

 

Hindi/Urdu

  • Intermediate High Proficiency (Official ACTFL OPI score).

 

Spanish

  • High Working Proficiency.

 

French

  • High Working Proficiency.