Javad Tauseef Hashmi
Javad Tauseef Hashmi, M.D., M.B., B.S.
Research Fellow in Global Health and Social Medicine (EXT)

Javad Hashmi, MD is an attending physician in the Emergency Department at Athol Memorial Hospital, a critical access hospital in an underserved region of Massachusetts. He is pursuing a master's degree in theological studies at Harvard University. As a Fellow of Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Hashmi is interested in the intersection between ethics, theology, and human rights. He is specifically interested in Islamic bioethics and believes Muslim physicians like himself must play a role in advocating for human and women's rights in the Islamic world. Currently, he is writing his first book, called “Flogging for God: A Muslim's Call to Abolish Corporal and Capital Punishments.”

Fellowship Year: 2014-2015

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