Leaders that are driven to seek creative solutions for the diverse voices within our community.
Yasir Shareef is a physician, a community builder, and social activist. He graduated from the University of Michigan with Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees. He then attended Michigan State University for his medical education. Dr. Shareef currently practices as a neurologist in Arizona. He is the director of stroke and neurology at Mountain Vista Medical Center in metropolitan Phoenix area. He is also a mentor and clinical faculty to medical students at Midwestern University.Dr. Shareef is currently also serving on the board of CAIR-Arizona. He is also one of the founding members of Arizona Muslim Community (AZMC), an organization committed to building an inclusive Muslim community. He previously also served on Muslim Youth Center of Arizona (MYCA), an organization committed to empowering young Muslim boys and girls and engaging them in community service projects. He has also been a board member of the American Muslim Health Professionals (AMHP), a public health organization that works on professional development, advocacy, and community based health education and outreach across the nation. Dr. Shareef delivers speeches and seminars to local audiences in an effort to build a cohesive and activist community. Dr. Shareef lives in Arizona with his wife and three beautiful daughters.