Speaker’s Name: Dr. Maham Munawar
Designation: Global Emergency Medicine Fellow, Penn Center for Global Health Associate Scholar Instructor of Clinical Emergency Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Biography: Dr. Maham Munawar, DO was born and raised near Houston, TX. Her familial heritage is from Punjab, Pakistan. She went to the University of Texas at Austin for undergraduate studies. She completed medical school after receiving her Master’s degree in medical sciences, both at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, TX. She completed her Emergency Medicine Residency Training at Southern Illinois University in Springfield, IL. She joined the Penn emergency medicine community as a Global Medicine Fellow and Instructor in July 2022.
Maham’s academic and professional interests include global emergency systemic development, women’s health, nutritional/preventative medicine, health policy, and medical education. Current global health projects are related to systems development and education in various countries, including Iraq, Pakistan, and Botswana.