• Assistant Teaching Professor, Global Health
  • Assistant Teaching Professor, Health Systems and Population Health

Seattle, WA
United States

Phone Number: 
206-566-9597
Email: 
rabiy@uw.edu
Biography 

Rabi Yunusa's interests in public and global health stem from her lived experiences of being affected by structural and social violence. Her research and work focuses on the negative role of stigma on the health of people living with HIV and their families, and violence against women and girls particularly in resource limited settings. Rabi collaborates with communities in the USA and Nigeria in bringing Equity, Antiracism and Social Justice lens in her activities. She identifies as an African American Muslim woman with roots in Nigeria where she is also a practicing physician and does work related to her research interests.

Education 
  • MPH, University of Washington
  • MBBS, Ahmadu Bello University (Nigeria)
Country Affiliations 
Languages 
  • Arabic
  • Hausa
  • Melanesian Pidgin
Health Topics 
  • Community-Based Participatory Research
  • Education and Training
  • Female Circumcision
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Interventions
  • Health Policy and Advocacy
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Immigrants and Refugees
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injury, Violence, Trauma and Domestic Violence
  • Maternal Child Health (incl. Reproductive Health)
  • Mental Health
  • Non-Communicable Diseases
  • Qualitative Research and Methods
  • Race
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Social Justice and Human Rights
  • War, Conflict, and Peace Studies
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