Student Division Region 2 Director
Afeerah Ahmad is a second year medical student at the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine. She graduated from Drexel University with a B.S. in Biological Sciences, there serving as the university’s AMWA Treasurer, Vice President, and President. As president, she helped organize a conference that facilitated mentorship of undergraduate students by medical professionals Post graduation, Afeerah served as the social media chair of the National AMWA Premedical Division. Now as a medical student, Afeerah has experienced two more leadership positions within AMWA as the RowanSOM chapter’s first year representative and currently as the IDEA Council (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Action) Representative. The highlight of her contributions at RowanSOM was helping to organize a Women in Medicine panel including former AMWA president Dr. Theresa M. Rohr-Kirchgraber, MD and Dr. Ahmara G. Ross, MD, PhD.
Additionally, Afeerah serves as the vice president of the American College of Osteopathic Neurologists and Psychiatrists (ACONP) at Rowan SOM and actively volunteers in the COVID-19 vaccination clinic. She is currently pursuing a research project investigating the rates of child physical abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic. Afeerah’s hobbies include kickboxing, singing, playing the clarinet, and spending time with her family, friends, and her black cat, Sassparilla.