Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

November 14, 2019

Former IC Student, Celebration Scholar Anisa Ibrahim Featured by CNN

Anisa Ibrahim, Celebration 2008

Dr. Anisa Ibrahim is pictured (middle right) as an undergraduate at OMA&D’s Celebration event in 2008.Photo Courtesy Emile Pitre

Anisa Ibrahim, M.D., who utilized OMA&D programs and received both her undergraduate and medical degrees from the UW, was recently featured by CNN. The article linked below highlights her inspirational journey to become the director of Harborview Medical Center’s Pediatrics Clinic in Seattle.

Ibrahim utilized OMA&D’s Instructional Center during her time as an undergraduate and was honored as a Celebration Recognition Scholar in 2008, receiving OMA&D’s Lee and Virginia Huntsman Scholarship. Each year, OMA&D awards scholarships to students who make great contributions on campus and in the community, while achieving academic excellence.

Ibrahim received a B.S. in biology and physiology in 2009, and remained at the UW to complete her medical degree from the School of Medicine in 2013. She completed both her internship (2014) and residency (2016) in the UW Department of Pediatrics, and is currently also a UW Clinic Assistant Professor of Pediatrics.

READ DR. IBRAHIM’S STORY