Hamed is an MPH-45 in clinical effectiveness candidate, with a strong passion for public health law, policy, and management and aims to alleviate healthcare disparities among diverse and under-served populations. He is also passionate about health tech, patient-centered design. Hamed is an advocate for health in all policies, dedicated to addressing social, economic, and environmental factors to foster more equitable, inclusive communities. He is experienced in partnership-building with communities, non-profit, and government organizations, as well as working in under-resourced communities with diverse stakeholders. Hamed is a dual-certified (youth and adult) Mental Health First-Aid instructor where he aspires to raise awareness about mental health challenges, encourage early intervention to aid recovery, increase confidence in dealing with mental illnesses, and consequently reduce stigma around mental health issues in our Muslim communities as well as local communities at large.