Khadijah is a researcher with The Family and Youth Institute. In this role, she is responsible for assisting with data analysis and research dissemination for the Black Muslim Youth project. She received both her BS and MPH in Epidemiology-Biostatistics from The George Washington University.
Previously, Khadijah has worked as a research assistant at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates focusing on studying various eye conditions. Her research interests include working on health issues for disadvantaged populations.
She currently works at the National Institutes of Health as a research analyst studying some of the multifactorial contributors to health and disease. Her focus is on minority health and solutions to identifying health disparities and overcoming them. She is active in mentoring opportunities at the NIH, helping mentor high school and college students interested in research opportunities. As the proud aunt of young nieces and nephews, Khadijah is eager to work in an organization like The FYI and hopes to be of service in its growth and capacity.