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Nour Akhras

Board-Certified Pediatric Infectious Diseases Physician, Humanitarian & Author

Board-Certified Pediatric Infectious Diseases Physician, Humanitarian & Author

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Hoffman Estates, IL, USA
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Nour Akhras Biography

Dr. Nour Akhras is a Board-Certified pediatric infectious diseases physician who has been working at a free-standing Women and Children’s Hospital in the suburbs of Chicago for the last decade.

Dr. Akhras was trained in pediatrics at the University of Illinois Chicago Medical Center and completed her fellowship at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She holds a BA in Cellular and Molecular Biology from the University of Chicago and received her medical degree from Rush Medical College.

Dr. Akhras was trained in traditional Islamic sciences in Damascus, Syria, and has her ijaza in tajwid through the late Shaykh Hasan al-Kurdi. She has contributed a chapter on Islamic bioethics to a book published by Yale University entitled "What’s the Point? Clinical Reflections on Care that Seems Futile."

She has served on the board of IMAN (Inner City Muslim Action Network). This grassroots organization fosters transformational change in urban communities where she co-chaired IMAN’s youth group, Pillars, for many years. She has also participated in multiple medical missions to support Syrian refugees in Hatay, Turkey, Thessaloniki, Greece, and displaced war victims in Ma’rib, Yemen. She has served on the boards of MedGlobal and the Syrian American Medical Society Midwest chapter. She has advocated for the rights of refugees by authoring op-eds in newspapers like USA Today and the Chicago Sun-Times. She has led speaking engagements, including presenting at Washington DC’s National Press Club, discussing the effects of Syrian war violence on the lives of Syrian women.

She loves to travel, read, and swim in her free time. She takes bike rides and walks with her family and supports her children, who play basketball games. One may also find her attending gatherings with her sister, cousins, and high-school friends.

Nour Akhras Videos

  • Talking with CDC Experts About the Covid 19 Pediatric Vaccine
    Recently I spoke with two experts about the pediatric vaccine for covid-19 that was approved for use in the general population of children....
  • The American Muslim Physician Experience - Dr. Nour Akhras
    Panel #1: Perspectives on Muslim Physicians & Nurses Pastoral & Spiritual Care During the Pandemic Virtual Conference

Nour Akhras Books

  • Just One: A Journey of Perseverance and Conviction
    Just One: A Journey of Perseverance and Conviction

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    Nour Akhras is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Business, Culture, Faith & Religion, Health and Wellness, Muslim Speakers, Non Profit, Public Health.
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Nour Akhras is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Nour Akhras for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Nour Akhras generally travels from Hoffman Estates, IL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Shirin Ebadi, Linda Sarsour, Dr. Joel Selanikio, Suhaib Webb and Amal Kassir. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Nour Akhras for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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