Rashid Ahmad

Research & Policy Analyst

Rashid Ahmad, born in Pakistan, is a dedicated public health professional who holds a bachelor of science focused on environmental impact assessment. He has pursued graduate courses in policy analysis, resource economics, and environmental sciences and is currently working toward an MPH. Rashid’s experience spans the University of Mexico, New Mexico Asian Family Center, and Health Equity Council, where he has been instrumental in developing community health improvement plans, mobilizing communities, and developing programs for various age groups. He is dedicated to focusing on collaboration, research, and policy support to empower communities and advance health equity. At the Institute, he concentrates on early childhood development within Native American communities, having set a goal to build a strong foundation for future generations. Ahmad, through his work at the Institute, is determined to contribute to transformative work as a catalyst for systemic change, concentrating on improving the well-being of New Mexico’s Native American communities, especially for their children.