Layla Mohammed, MBChB
Clinical Assistant Professor - General Pediatrics
Dr Layla Mohammed is a general pediatrician at Michigan medicine and a clinical assistant professor at the University of Michigan. She graduated from the University of Baghdad medical school and completed her residency at the Henry Ford pediatric residency program in 2017 and an academic general pediatrics fellowship at the University of Michigan in 2001. Dr. Mohammed is currently working at the Ypsilanti health center on a pilot project to develop a refugee health program in collaboration with Jewish Family services (JFS) in Washtenaw county.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
BackgroundChildren who are immigrants/refugees are challenged by health disparities unique to their experiences entering and living in the US. For example, children of immigrants are more likely to live below the poverty line, be uninsured, and lack a permanent medical provider than non-immigrant children. In meeting pediatricians and other professionals who work with immigrant/refugee children at the 2020 Acute Care Research Unit Migrant and Refugee Child Health Conference, it became apparent that there is a need for a central platform of available social services for this patient population…