IMANA/Hofstra Ethics Symposium, Faculty List

Shahid Athar, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E., Department of Medicine and Endocrinology, St. Vincent Hospital and Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana. He was the past-chair of the Islamic Medical Association of North America (IMANA) Ethics Committee.

Jamal Badawi, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus at St. Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada where he also taught courses on Islam. He is a member of the Islamic Juridical Council of North America, The European Council of Fatwa and Research and the International Union of Islamic Scholars.

Julie Byrne, Ph.D., Monsignor Thomas J. Hartman Endowed Chair in Catholic Studies, Department of Religion, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York.

Rabbi Jerome K. Davidson, D.D. Rabbi Emeritus of Temple Beth-El of Great Neck, New York. Faculty, Hebrew Union College, New York City, New York.

Hossam E. Fadel, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.O.G., Maternal Fetal Medicine, University Hospital, Clinical Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia. Chair of the Islamic Medical of Association of North America (IMANA) Ethics Committee, Program Co-Director.

Warren Frisina, Dean, Honors College, Associate Professor of Religion, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York.

Malika Haque, M.D., F.A.A.P., Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Pediatrician, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Pediatric Consultant, Bureau of Disability and Social Security, Columbus, Ohio. Medical Director, Noor Community Free Clinic, Columbus, Ohio.

Faiz Khan, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.A.E.M., F.A.C.P., Vice-Chair and Head of Academic Affairs, Department of Emergency Medicine, Nassau University Medical Center; Site Residency Director, North Shore/Long Island Jewish Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Chair, Medical Ethics.

Faroque Ahmed Khan, M.D., M.A.C.P. Consultant, Faculty of Medicine, Chairman, Institutional Review Board, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Mary Lahaj, M.A., Muslim Chaplain, Clinical Pastoral Education, Certified by Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

Tanveer Mir, M.D., M.A.C.P., Associate Chief, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, New York. Member, Board of Regents, American College of Physicians, 2009-2012.

Cheryl B. Mwaria, Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Anthropology at Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York.

Ali M. Nadroo, M.D., F.A.A.P., Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Attending Neonatologist, Department of Pediatrics, New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, New York.

Sam Packer, M.D. Professor of Ophthalmology, Hofstra School of Medicine, Chair Emeritus, Department of Ophthalmology, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System and Chair, Ethics Committee, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System.

Aasim I. Padela, M.D., M.Sc., RWJ Clinical Scholar, Department of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Lecturer, Department of Emergency Medicine Fellow, Institute for Social Policy & Understanding, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Stephen G. Post, Ph.D., Director, Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics, Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York.

Hussein Rashid, M.T.S., Visiting Professor, Department of Religion, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York.

Hasan Shanawani, M.D., M.P.H., Assistant Professor, Wayne State University Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan.

Frederick A. Smith, M.D., Fellow in Ethics and Attending Physician, Department of Medicine, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, Manhasset, New York. Assistant Professor of Medicine, Hofstra University School of Medicine, Hempstead, New York.

Daniel Martin Varisco, Ph.D., Program Co-Director, Professor of Anthropology, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York.

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