SHAZEEN SULEMAN, MD, MPH – Immigrant Health Task Force Chair
Dr. Shazeen Suleman MD MPH is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Division of General Pediatrics at Stanford University, where she is also the Co-Director of Community Engagement with the Office of Child Health Equity. She obtained her medical degree from the University of British Columbia and completed her residency at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Following this, she completed an MPH at Johns Hopkins University as a Sommer Scholar. She is an Affiliate Scientist with the MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions at Unity Health Toronto at the University of Toronto. Prior to joining Stanford, she was an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, and the founder of the Compass Clinic, which provides low-barrier, trauma-informed and culturally-safe care to refugee and immigrant children with special healthcare needs. She is the Chair of the Newcomer Child Health Special Interest Group and a member of the Caring for Kids New to Canada Taskforce with the Canadian Pediatric Society. Her research is community-based, focused on co-designing and testing interventions with migrant families. Most recently, she was awarded a New investigator Grant from the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) to co-design a prospective cohort study to follow growth and nutrition outcomes with migrant families.