Ms. Goshan Mohammed earned her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences from Kings College London, then went on to University College London to complete her Masters of Science in Global Health and Development. From 2014-2016, she served as faculty in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Sulaimaniyah’s School of Medicine. She joined AUIS in 2016 as a Lecturer in the Department of Math and Science. Among many other trainings and presentations, she took part in a training visit at Bath Spa University, UK, in January 2020, participated in a conference on ending violence against women in November 2019, and in August 2019, conducted three workshops at the National Assembly in Duhok. Most recently, she has been working as part of the management team on a project with UNICEF to promote awareness and good protective health practices during the COVID-19 pandemic for health workers and the general Sulaimani community. Her article, “Doctors as the governing body of the Kurdish health system: looking at upward and downward accountability among physicians and its influence on the adoption of coping strategies” was published in BMC Human Resources for Health (2015); she is also co-author of “Tales from the Dead: Perceptions of Health among Female Kurdish Prison Inmates.” Ms. Goshan contributed in a number of ways to CGDS’s growth by organizing events, participating in trainings, and doing outreach work. Shealso served as co-manager of a major research project funded by the European Union. She continues to contribute to the gender studies minor by offering “Gender and Health in the Developing World,” a popular science course. Ms. Goshan continues to conduct research, particularly anthropological and ethnographic research. She likes to keep up with both domestic and global current political affairs; she also enjoys painting and writing poetry.
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