Dr. Shamaila Khan | Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Khan is an Assistant Professor at the Boston University School of Medicine. She is the Director of the Center for Multicultural Mental Health and the Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology, a doctoral psychology training Program, at BU/BMC. Her clinical and academic expertise are in Trauma, with a focus on Disaster Behavioral Health. She is on the MA DMH Disaster Behavioral Health Committee and travels nationally and internationally (Post 9/11, Earthquake in Haiti, Tsunami in Japan, Floods and school shooting in Pakistan, the Boston Marathon Bombings and the Tsarnaev trail, and the Rohingyan refugees in Bangaldesh) to provide disaster relief services and trainings from a multicultural stance, incorporating one’s belief systems.
Bilal Abbas | Social Worker
Bilal T. Abbas is a Public Administrator, a Social Worker, and Alcohol and Drug Counselor. He is also the AMHP Director of Chapter Development. Bilal is involved in substance use research at the Social Intervention Group at Columbia University School of Social Work and the Department of General Internal Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. He serves on the Board of Directors for American Muslim Health Professionals (AMHP)
Dr. Bill Slaughter | Psychiatrist
Dr. Slaughter is a lecturer at Cambridge Health Alliance, affiliated with Harvard Medical School and has worked in community mental health, corrections, home visits, hospitals, substance abuse clinics, systems administration, planning/program development — with children, adults up to elders individually and relationship counseling. He has part-time private insurance-based meds talk practice in Cambridge MA, with teaching health trainees and staff in Harvard system, and extensive volunteer work on the US and Palestine – Israel. He visits the West Bank and Gaza annually, supporting particularly interested in root Palestine-Israel transformation.
Dr. Basmaa Ali | Internist
Dr. Ali is a Clinical Instructor at the Cambridge Health Alliance affiliated with Harvard Medical School, and she is a Board Certified Internal Medicine Physician. She founded Zanjabee Integrative Medicine in June 2010 and since 2015 has been working with Thomas Heldt at MIT on developing a digital data platform to predict the course of chronic diseases with episodic exacerbations. Her teaching has focused on culturally congruent care and ameliorating health disparities. She has an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management and is a certified yoga teacher from Kripalu School of Yoga in Stockbridge, Massachuse