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Saadiyah Bilal

Saadiyah Bilal

Global Health Fellow, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brown University

Dr. Saadiyah Bilal is currently a Clinical Instructor and a Global Health Fellow in the Dept. of Emergency Medicine at Brown University. She received her Medical Doctorate from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School before completing her specialty training in Emergency Medicine from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She received a Diploma in Tropical Medicine from the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine.

During medical school and residency, Dr. Bilal worked abroad in Malawi and El Salvador. In Malawi, she worked at the at the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre where she examined the use of simulation as a clinical teaching tool and delivered a grand rounds lecture on acute stroke management in the Emergency Department setting. Her current research focuses on improving the delivery of emergency care in resource-limited settings.