Virtual Conference
Farzanna S. Haffizulla

Farzanna S. Haffizulla

Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine , United States of America


Dr. Farzanna Haffizulla is Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine (KPCOM) and former  Assistant Dean for Community and Global Health and founding team member at NSU’s College of Allopathic Medicine (NSU MD). She is a past president of the American Medical Women’s Association, founder of their Fellowship Program and Preventive Medicine Task Force and is currently leading efforts to promote health equity and eliminate health disparities in the burgeoning, underserved Caribbean Diaspora community through her work as NSU’s Principal Investigator and Founder of the Caribbean Diaspora Healthy Nutrition Outreach Project. Research from this continuously funded project was published in the Annals of Global Health and received the faculty-led award at Baylor College of Medicine Health Equity Showcase. In line with health disparities highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic, she served as Principal Investigator and senior author of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in COVID-19 Outcomes: Social Determination of Health, published in the International Journal of Environmental and Public Health. Dr. Haffizulla is a sought-after speaker and authored numerous publications and 2 books, Harmony of the Spheres: Career, Family and Community and, Lead with your Heart: A Doctor’s Rx for Personal and Professional Success.

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