Memoona Hasnain, MD, MHPE, MPH

Hasnain_Headshot_croppedAdjunct Professor
Associate Head, Faculty Development and Research
Associate Professor and Macy Faculty Scholar
Director, PCM Scholars Program
Email: memoona@uic.edu
1919 W. Taylor St, Office 167
Chicago, IL 60612

Dr. Memoona Hasnain is an Adjunct Professor with the Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health, a Macy Faculty Scholar, Associate Head of Faculty Development and Research, and Director of the PCM Scholars Program. She teaches CHSC-554, Current and Emerging Issues in International Women’s Health at the School of Public Health. Dr. Hasnain is interested in identifying and addressing patient, provider and system level barriers to the provision of quality preventive and therapeutic services for minority women – especially immigrant women from South Asia and thef Middle East.

Selected publications:

Hasnain, M. (2005). Cultural approach to HIV/AIDS harm reduction in Muslim countries. Harm Reduction Journal, 2(23), 1-9.

Sohn, A. J., Hasnain, M., & Sinacore, J. M. (2007). Impact of exercise (walking) on blood pressure levels in African American adults with newly diagnosed hypertension. Ethnicity and Disease, 17(3), 503.

Hasnain, M., Menon, U., Ferrans, C. E., & Szalacha, L. (2014). Breast Cancer Screening Practices Among First-Generation Immigrant Muslim Women. Journal of Women’s Health, 23(7), 602-612.