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BMPC2020 Planning Committee
This dynamic, interdisciplinary team includes experts in business, psychology, anthropology, and education!
Kameelah Rashad, MS, MRP, MEd

KAMEELAH MU'MIN RASHAD, MS, MRP, MEd Founder & President, Muslim Wellness Foundation Chair, BMPC Planning Committee --- Kameelah also serves as the Interfaith Fellow for Spirituality, Wellness & Social Justice at UPenn. She is a clinical psychology doctoral student at Chestnut Hill College. Her dissertation focuses on identity and psychological well-being of Black Muslim Emerging Adults.

Donna Auston

DONNA AUSTON Chair, BMPC Programming Committee --- Donna Auston is a doctoral candidate in the department of Anthropology at Rutgers University, where she also received her B.A. in Linguistics and Africana Studies. Her dissertation is an ethnographic exploration of spirituality and protest through an examination of Black Muslim life in the era of Black Lives Matter.

Mona Masood

DR. MONA MASOOD Board Member, Muslim Wellness Foundation BMPC Programming & Conference Evaluation --- Dr. Mona Masood, DO is an outpatient psychiatrist practicing at Southampton Psychiatric Associates. She has experience treating patients with diverse sociocultural and religious backgrounds and hopes to address ways of building therapeutic alliance with Black Muslim clients across the racial divide.


DR. LAMISE SHAWAHIN --- Lamise Shawahin, Ph.D is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Psychology and Counseling at Governors State University. Her research centers on exploring risk and resilience factors among by ethic and religious minority individuals within the United States. Dr. Shawahin has published and presented on issues related to Muslim mental health, health disparities, cultural competence, counseling considerations for diverse populations, anti Muslim prejudice,

Ulrick Vieux, DO

DR. ULRICK VIEUX --- Ulrick Vieux, DO is a board certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist. He is also the Chairman of the Department of the Department of Psychiatry for the Greater Hudson Valley Health System.

Abdul-Malik Merchant

Imam Abdul-Malik was appointed Muslim Chaplain at Tufts University in September, 2019. In this role, Imam Abdul-Malik offers mentorship and support to students across Tufts University schools and helps to coordinate programs and activities related to Muslim life on campus. He also supports Tufts staff and faculty and collaborates with departments and programs across the university.

Kiah Glenn

Assistant Director of the Center for Race, Ethnicity, & Diversity Education - Elon University

Angelica Lindsey-Ali
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