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New Horizons in Islamic Education


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Rashed Rashed - Chairman

Dr. Rashed Rashed, DDS is a dentist in New York City. With more than 20 years of experience within the Islamic Education field in NJ, he sets forth the strategies of the organization, based on avoiding shortcomings of previous experiences. 



Hammad Choudhry- Vice Chairman

Dr. Hammad Choudhry, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, and Nephrology. He is the first Muslim board member of  St Ann's Home, a Catholic institution serving the Hudson County community for over a 100 years. He has been serving the community by participating in the NJ based APPNA free health clinic, since its opening. Dr. Choudhry is an Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Bayonne Medical Center. He has a passion for teaching and is a Clinical Assistant Professor at New Jersey Medical School. 


Abdeslem Elidrissi- Chairman of Academic Committee

Dr. Abdeslem ElIdrissi, PhD is a Professor of Neuroscience and Chairman of the Biology Department at College of Staten Island of the City  University of New York.  Dr. El Idrissi has also served as a Chair of Neuroscience Program at the CUNY Graduate School and as a Co-Director   of  the McCaulay Honors College at CSI. He has coordinated conferences on Autism and presented all around the world on the topic. Deeply   grounded in the world of academia, Abdeslem has headed the accreditation committee to ensure that all academic programs at AGE are rigorous   and challenging. 


Wahid Melook - CFO

Wahid Melook,  Director of the Oracle Financial and Oracle ERP Systems at SubCom LLC. With over 30 years in Financial Software              Engineering and  Enterprise Resource Planning, he brings about financial and planning strategies that give the organizations he leads a cutting edge. Wahid also gives sermons and lectures at different religious centers and schools.

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