Major: Islamic Studies
School: Harvard University
Sponsor: Islamic Institute of Orange County (IIOC)
Javad T. Hashmi, M.D., M.T.S. is an emergency physician and PhD candidate in the Study of Religion at Harvard University.
Bio: Javad T. Hashmi, M.D., M.T.S. is an emergency physician and PhD candidate in the Study of Religion at Harvard University. In addition to his medical training, he holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Arabic & Islamic Studies from Berkeley and Harvard, respectively. Dr. Hashmi was a recipient of the Kathryn Davis Fellowship for Peace, and was a former Fellow of Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School. His research interests include: Islamic and Qur’anic Studies, with a special focus on religious reform, interfaith relations, ethics, and human rights. He was awarded the Islamic Scholarship Fund scholarship in 2014 while pursuing his master’s degree in Islamic studies.
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