Memoona Hasnain

Associate professor of family medicine; director, Patient-centered Medicine Scholars Program and Health Disparities Scholars Program


Memoona Hasnain

Dr. Memoona Hasnain’s work revolves around identifying and addressing patient, provider and system level barriers to the provision of quality health care for minority and vulnerable populations, with a focus on immigrant women from South Asia and the Middle East.

Hasnain spearheaded the development of the UIC College of Medicine’s Patient-centered Medicine Scholars Program, which provides medical students the opportunity to work directly with patients starting in their first year and to get involved with the care of under-served patients identified by local community agencies starting in the second year.

She teaches a popular course on international women’s health at the UIC School of Public Health.

Subject areas

  • Minority health
  • Women’s health
  • Patient-centered medicine
  • Medical education
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