AWSA Office Holders

Dr. Nusrat Sharif is currently serving as President of AWSA.  She is an Immunologist, currently employed in Pfizer as Senior Principal Scientist in Immunology & Inflammation Research Unit. Her Research interests are in understanding the immune  mechanisms of Autoimmune & Inflammatory Diseases and targets involved in these diseases, with the goal of finding novel therapeutics. She is currently leading a team of scientists at Pfizer.  She received her Ph.D. from City University of New York in Biology (Molecular Immunology) and her Post-doctorate  in Cell signaling and Macrophage Activation from Hospital For Special Surgery & Weil Medical College of Cornell University at New York.  She is a member of Boston Jamaat, where she serves as Vice President, Finance & Taleem Secretary of Lajna.  Contact Dr. Nusrat Sharif.

Dr. Noveera Ahmed is currently serving as Vice President of AWSA.  She has served AWSA as President (2014-2017) and Vice President (2012-2014).  Dr. Ahmed received her Ph.D. in Anatomy and Cell Biology from SUNY Upstate Medical University.  She is currently an associate professor in the Department of Biology at St. John Fisher College.  Her research interests include identifying novel proteins needed for flagellar assembly and motility, and designing effective pedagogical approaches for teaching genetics and cell biology.  She is a member of the Rochester, NY jamaat, where she serves as the local Lajna Sadr.  Contact Dr. Noveera Ahmed.

Alfiya Akhmed is currently serving as General Secretary of AWSA.

Tayyaba Bhatti is currently serving as Finance Secretary of AWSA.

Farhana Khan is currently serving as Publication Secretary of AWSA.