MBBS, FRACGP, FACRRM, MHPE
Yousuf Ahmad has been a Family Physician and procedural generalist most of his professional life. He is a General Practitioner with specialisation in health professionals education, primary health management and governance of not for profit organisations. He is a GP supervisor involved in training and mentoring of registrars and international medical gradates for over 20 years, as well as medical education of students from University of Melbourne, Monash University and John Flynn Scholars. He has served many years as a Director and then Chair of East Gippsland Primary Health Alliance, as Deputy Chair and Board member of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Victoria. He has been the chair of board of directors, Rural Work Force Agency Victoria (RWAV) from 2017-2020.
MBBS, BMSci, DRACOG, MPH
Ambereen Farouque graduated in medicine from the University of Tasmania. Prior to taking a career break to raise a family, Ambereen worked in the NT, SA, Tasmania and Victoria. After a period working in emergency medicine at the Austin Hospital, Ambereen decided to pursue a career in medical research completing a Master of Public Health at La Trobe University with a focus on disaster medicine in general practice. Ambereen is currently a medical researcher at the Department of Public Health, La Trobe University, Victoria. She also works for the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority and the Department of Education and Training Victoria as a medical advisor.
MA MB BChir MRCP FRACP
I am a paediatric endocrinologist based at Monash Children’s Hospital and a Senior Lecturer in Paediatrics at Monash University where I oversee the children’s health program within the Monash MD course. I graduated from Cambridge University and relocated with my family to Melbourne in 2003.
I am active in the Melbourne Muslim community and participated in the AlKauthar students guild program. I have previously been a board member for the Australian International Academy and currently for the recently founded Fitra Community School.
I look forward to working with the MHPA and wish the organisation every success.
Dr Amrooha Hussain is a General Practitioner who has worked in the north western suburbs of Melbourne for over 20 years. Her main interests include women’s health, chronic disease management and focussed psychological strategies in General Practice. She enjoys the opportunity to serve families with continuity of care in her General Practice work.Alongside being a health professional Amrooha has spent more than a decade committed to her own Islamic education. This includes a 6 year online Islamic Sciences course.She has been a teacher of the Quranic Science of Tajweed since 2012 and in 2019 obtained an Ijazah in the recitation of Hafs an Asim in the way of Shatibiyyah.A mother of four children she considers parenting the most rewarding aspect of her life and has supported two of her four children through the process of Quranic memorisation (hifdh); a gruelling yet rewarding journey that both children have now completed Alhamdulillah. The combination of her experience working in Medicine and her commitment to grass roots community engagement means that Amrooha brings a mix of professional and community insight to her role at MHPA.Amrooha is excited about advancing the role of the Muslim Health Professional in the Australian community as inspired by the Islamic Tradition.s.
LLB (Hons), BSc, MBA
Adel Mohamed is the General Counsel and Company Secretary for a public transport operator in Melbourne . Prior to that he worked as a commercial lawyer at Allens - Linklaters. He completed his Bachelor in Science (majoring in Pharmacology) and Law at Monash University and has recently completed a Masters in Business Administration through the Australian Institute of Business.
He has a passion for community based projects, having worked in a voluntary capacity at various organisations and also founded several community based education initiatives. Adel is hopeful that the mix of his professional and community experiences can contribute positively to advancing the health outcomes for those that the MHPA seeks to serve.