Ahmed Elmi, M.P.H., is a program officer for the All of Us Research Program’s engagement division. He works closely with the chief of the engagement division to manage the community engagement awardees and community and provider initiatives to build a robust set of community and provider organizations who can advance the the priorities of the program. Ahmed has more than 20 years of experience managing and coordinating public health, training, and research programs in both the public and private sectors, including work for the City of Alexandria, Virginia, the state of Maryland, and the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins.
Ahmed has worked closely with community and faith-based organizations, as well as medical and public health organizations, to help advance community outreach, community engagement, and community-based participatory research. Over the years, he has worked closely with researchers and community partners to develop research and outreach protocols and programs to assess knowledge, attitude, and behavioral interventions related to cancer screening, HPV vaccination, participation in clinical trials, and biospecimen donation. Ahmed received his M.P.H. from The George Washington University and his B.A. in biology and psychology from George Mason University.
Program Update | All of Us Marks One Year
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As the All of Us Research Program marks one year since its national launch, former Director Eric Dishman shares an update and previews what’s coming next for the program. This includes an update on the size and diversity of the health database that All of Us is building for researchers to speed up medical breakthroughs. Eric also announces the launch of the All of Us Research Program’s public Data Browser, which will be a valuable interactive tool for both participants and researchers. Stay tuned for more exciting updates from All of Us by following us on social media and signing up for our newsletter at JoinAllofUs.org .