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About AMHP Board

American Muslim Health Professionals (AMHP) is a non-profit organization with an outreach of over 7000 health professionals and students working to leverage the educational background and skills of Muslims in the health care sector to improve the health of Americans.

AMHP Signs Supreme Court Amicus Brief in Support of Medicaid Expansions in Health Reform Law

By |February 21st, 2012|

Last month, AMHP joined more than 60 national, state and local faith organizations filed an Amicus (Friend of the Court) Brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of Medicaid expansions in the Affordable Care Act. The brief argues that these expansions more completely address the original intent of Medicaid – to fulfill the moral […]

AMHP Obesity Coalition Covered in Op-ed on Huffington Post

By |February 6th, 2012|

Jim Winkler, General Secretary of the General Board of Church & Society of the United Methodist Church and Chair of the Faith United to End Childhood Obesity Coalition published an op-ed last month on the faith community’s efforts in response to obesity. AMHP is proud to be an active member of the Coalition.

“The […]

Dealing with Muslim Patients with Dementia

By |December 4th, 2011|

Samara, Naim, Nassir, Mona, Malika, yes that’s it Malikah. How are you? I waited patiently as
my grandmother called the names of her grandchildren before she recognized that I was the one
standing before her. I was not alarmed initially because it is normal to have a typical age-related
change. Sometimes forgetting names but remembering them later.

Roughly, three […]