11 Facts About Aysha Akhtar


Aysha Akhtar is an American neurologist, public health specialist and animal ethicist.

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Aysha Akhtar is co-founder, CEO, and President of the Center for Contemporary Sciences.

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Aysha Akhtar has a master's degree in public health and is double board-certified in both neurology and preventive medicine.

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Aysha Akhtar's was a Medical Officer for the Food and Drug Administration's Office of Counterterrorism and Emerging Threats and Commander in the U S Public Health Service.

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Aysha Akhtar's was previously Deputy Director of the Army's Traumatic Brain Injury Program.

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Aysha Akhtar is a Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics and is a consultant editor for the Journal of Animal Ethics.

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Aysha Akhtar's is a long-term advocate of animal rights and attended animal protection events from a young age.

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In 2019, Aysha Akhtar authored Our Symphony with Animals: On Health, Empathy, and Our Shared Destinies which combines medicine, social sciences and personal stories.

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Aysha Akhtar argues that animals are co-equals, worthy of compassion and respect.

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Aysha Akhtar's was a speaker at The Rethinking Animals Summit and the DC VegFest in 2019.

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Aysha Akhtar's is a first generation Pakistani American and is a contemporary artist.

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