University of California San Diego
San Diego, CA
Dr. Muhammad is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California in San Diego UCSD.
She obtained her medical degree from Tishreen University in 2004 where she graduated at the top of her class. She then completed a transitional year in plastic surgery, burns, pediatrics, and internal medicine followed by a residency in dermatology and venereal disease at Damascus University in 2008. She practiced as a board-certified dermatologist in Syria before emigrating to the United States. Thereafter she completed a preliminary year in internal medicine at Case Western Reserve University, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center before matching at the University of New Mexico in general adult psychiatry.
She was Chief Resident in Psychiatry at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center and graduated with “Diana Quinn Award “for service, compassion, and dancing healer spirit. Then she finished a Fellowship in Consultation-Liaison (Psychosomatic)Psychiatry from the University of New Mexico.
In addition to her medical career, Dr.Muhammad is a professional Arabic Magic Realism Writer who focuses on cultural dilemmas, human rights and has published six books, the last one was recently published 01/2019 and now made its 3rd edition. Her areas of interest include Cultural Psychiatry, art in Psychiatry, and Nonverbal Communications.
Thursday, November 14
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM