• Clinical Instructor, Global Health
  • Executive Director, Somali Health Board

Seattle, WA
United States

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Ahmed Ali is a pharmacist by profession, one of the founders and the current executive director of the Somali Health Board (SHB), a nonprofit organization that works to address health disparities within the Somali/East African community.. He is an active member within the Somali community, with emphasis on immigrant/refugee health issues both locally and abroad. He also serves on diverse boards, including the King County Immigrant/Refugee Task Force, city of Seattle's Sweetened Beverages Community Advisory Board, as well as the Fred Hutchinson Health Disparities Community Advisory Board. Along with the SHB team, Dr. Ali is also a recipient of the 2016 Molina Healthcare’s Community Champions Award.

Interests: Research on immigrant/refugee health, community resiliency efforts, chronic diseases preventative education.

  • PharmD (Washington State University)
  • BS (Washington State University)
Country Affiliations 
  • Somali
  • Swahili
Health Topics 
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Economics
  • Health Policy
  • Health Policy and Advocacy
  • Health Promotion
  • Immigrants and Refugees
  • Immunizations
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