Undergraduate Education: Stony Brook University, Bachelor of Science in Health Science with Public Health Concentration Graduate Education: Stony Brook University, Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies Doctoral Degree Candidate: Walden University, PhD in Health Education and Promotion Rasheed is a practicing Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant since 2007 at Queens Hospital Center, Mather Hospital and has also worked in Chemical Dependency and Psychiatry at South Oaks Hospital. During her time practicing Emergency Medicine, she has served as a preceptor to many students on their Emergency Medicine clinicals. Rasheed also practices in urgent care settings as a single practitioner, performing procedures, managing an array of cases from viral syndromes, laceration repairs, reducing and splinting fractures to managing patients with ectopic pregnancies and CHF exacerbation. In addition to emergency medicine, Rasheed is a Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner for Queens County for the since 2009, caring for and collecting evidence from survivors of sexual assault, working with Special Victims Unit, NYPD and serving as an expert witness in court trials. In 2013, Rasheed transitioned from clinical practice to academia to become an adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor in the Health Science Program at Stony Brook University then later on a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor in the Physician Assistant Program at Stony Brook University, as she realized the importance of preparation in the classroom prior to venturing out clinically. As a Clinical Assistant Professor, Rasheed engages students throughout 3 to 4.5 hour lecture sessions from 35 to 120 students at times. Her responsibilities included, teaching Human Anatomy & Physiology I and II, Medical Language and Human Anatomy to the Health Science undergraduates and Genito-urinary & Sexual Reproductive Health with a focus on Women’s Health, Infectious Diseases and Endocrinology to the graduate level Physician Assistant students. As a Clinical Assistant Professor Rasheed incorporates her clinical experience and theories learned while pursuing her PhD in Health Education and Promotion. Rasheed believes her application of clinical experience has enhanced the learning experience in the classroom as students understand how didactic information directly correlates with the clinical experience. During the pursuit of her PhD, Rasheed has done extensive research in Black Maternal Health and the effects of Perinatal Depression in Black Women. Rasheed has presented at the National People of Color Conference on Perinatal Depression in Black Women. Rasheed is an active member of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Suffolk County Chapter, where she is a member of the Health Committee, Chair of the Website, Marketing and Personal Relations Committee. Rasheed has a heart for serving her community, her students, women’s health, patient advocacy, diversity and equity, providing optimal patient care while appreciating the positive impacts made in the classroom, the community and clinical setting.