Dr. Deena Kishawi

Dr. Deena Kishawi

Deena Kishawi, MD is a Chicago born and raised obstetrician and gynecologist resident physician. Deena is particularly interested in health outcomes that are unique to Middle Eastern and North Africans residing in the U.S. and is currently conducting research on these populations.

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Classifying Middle East Americans as ‘White’ Undermines the Community’s Health

Classifying Middle East Americans as ‘White’ Undermines the Community’s Health

The goal would be to have a demographic identifier that places Middle East, North Africa and the Mediterranean Basin as a separate category in the census, therefore allowing more medical and health-related research to occur in these populations and adequate funding for targeted interventions.

Dr. Deena Kishawi