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Maryam Othman, MD, MPH

Maryam Othman, MD, MPH

Associate Professor and Chief, Section of Global Health, Dept. of Population HealthDirector, Community Service Learning

College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

Phone: 8724

  • Education
    • MPH, Global Health Management, The George Washington University, School of Public Health & Health Services, Washington, DC 2009
    • MD, the University of Baghdad, School of Medicine, Baghdad, Iraq 2000
  • Professional Experience
    • Associate Professor and Chief, Section of Global Health, Department of Population Health -Western University of Health Science College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Pomona, CA - 2018-present
    • Director of the Global & Community Health Division / Assistant Professor, Western University of Health Science College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Pomona, CA 09/2013 – present
    • Director of Medical Education, WiRED International, San Dimas, CA 03/2009 – present
    • Consultant, University Research Co., Bethesda, MD, 06/2009 – 02/2010
    • Advisor, the Iraqi Ministry of Health, Baghdad, Iraq, 1/2005-1/2006
    • National Medical Officer, International Organization for Migration, Baghdad, Iraq 7/2003-1/2006
    • Project Manager, Palestine Children Relief Fund (PCRF), Baghdad, Iraq 112/2004–8/2006
    • OB/GYN Resident, Baghdad, Iraq 1/2002
  • Awards
    • Fulbright Scholar, Washington, DC 2007-2009
    • 2004 International Organization for Migration (IOM) Director General Award, Geneva, Switzerland, May 2005
    • Certificate of Recognition, The Penn Summit, Global Issues in Women’s Health, University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, April 2005
    • Global Migration Health Assessment, IOM Migration Health Assessment Department in Nairobi, Kenya, November 2005
  • Committees

    Governing Board member - WiRED International, a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization that provides vital medical information and education to underserved communities in regions challenged by war, poverty and dislocation.

  • Publications
    • Making a Difference with Health Education, Humanism in the Health Sciences, Vol. 17, 24-25. (2014)
    • Collaborations in Health Education for Low-Resource Regions. Southern California Clinician. Vol. 8, No. 1, 64-71(2014)
    • Western University physician playing part in effort to battle Ebola in Africa, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin. 10/16/14
    • Developing health educating modules for WiRED Health Education Learning Portal W-HELP, 2009 – present

    Invited Guest Speaker

    • Challenges to Inter-Professional Collaboration (IPC) Globally, Western University of Health Science, the Graduate School of Nursing, July 14, 2014
    • Emerging Infectious Diseases: Focus on Ebola PIPELINE 10/25/2014