Honors & Awards 2010
- Recipient of the Nuveen International Development Fund Award, University of Illinois at Chicago
- Teaching Recognition Award, Council for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, University of Illinois at Chicago.
- Elected member, Faculty Senate, University of Illinois at Chicago.
- Received first place award in Community & Public Health Research at the Women’s Health 2012: The 20th Annual Congress by the Office of Research on Women’s Health, National Institutes of Health, for the study “Breast Cancer Knowledge, Attitudes, Beliefs, and Screening Practices among First-generation Immigrant Muslim Women”.
- Illinois Academy of Family Physicians Teacher of the Year Award
- UIC M3 Golden Apple Teacher Award