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Dr. Qanta Ahmed

Visiting Fellow

Dr. Ahmed is a physician, non-fiction author and broadcast media commentator. Her work has been published in The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, The Spectator, Al Jazeera, The Independent, USA Today, The Daily Beast, the World Policy Journal, Fox News, CNN, and many others.

Dr. Ahmed is the first physician, and first Muslim woman, to be awarded the Templeton-Cambridge Fellowship in Journalism at the University of Cambridge, England.

In 2012, she testified to Congress on Radical Islam in the United States. She subsequently has provided Congressional Briefings at the invitation of Congressional Staff on the issues of Palestinian child radicalization in the Disputed Territories. In 2016, she was nominated to Life Membership at the Council on Foreign Relations in the United States in recognition of her journalistic work focusing on Islamism.

A graduate of the University of Nottingham, Dr. Ahmed has practiced subspecialty medicine in the United Kingdom, the United States and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Currently, a triple board certified pulmonologist and sleep disorders specialist, Dr. Ahmed is appointed Associate Professor of Medicine at the State University of New York, an Honorary Professor at the School of Health and Life Sciences at Glasgow Caledonian University and an Honorary Fellow at the Technion-Israel Institute of Science and Technology. She is a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a Fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. 

In her limited spare time, she volunteers at Women’s Voices Now, a nonprofit foundation, as a Member of the Board of Directors

In December 2015 Dr. Ahmed was naturalized as an American citizen. Today, she maintains dual British and U.S. citizenship and lives in New York where she continues to write and practice medicine.

 

Recent Articles:

 

The Tunnel Vision of Philadelphia's Commission On Human Relations
American Thinker
February 2 2020
by Qanta Ahmed


The Administration Unveils Middle East Peace Plan • Fox & Friends
January 29 2020
by Qanta Ahmed


Netanyahu and His Chief Political Rival Gantz Head to White House for Peace Talks • Varney and Co.
January 24 2020
by Qanta Ahmed


Counter Iran with an independent Kurdistan
Washington Examiner
January 16 2020
by Qanta Ahmed


What Next: Mnuchin, Pompeo Announce New Iran Sanctions • Varney & Co.
January 10 2020
by Qanta Ahmed


Media so Obsessed With Portraying Trump as Irrational They're Forgiving America's Greatest Nemesis • Fox & Friends
January 8 2020
by Qanta Ahmed


Ironic Iran's Zarif Talks About "Law Abiding" When Iran Has Continually Violated International Law
January 7 2020
by Qanta Ahmed


Once in a Generation Idea: Forming a Fully Independent 'Kurdistan" in Northern Iraq • Fox & Friends
January 7 2020
by Qanta Ahmed


Biggest Realistic Threat After Soleimani Death: Hybrid Warfare • Fox & Friends First
January 7 2020
by Qanta Ahmed


Pivotal Moment for Iran After an Airstrike Kills Prominent Iranian Terrorist • Fox & Friends Weekend
January 4 2020
by Qanta Ahmed


Overnight U.S. Airstrike Kills Top Iranian Military Leader • i24 News/Cheddar
January 3 2020
by Qanta Ahmed


Religious Persecution Should Not Be Overlooked • Fox & Friends
December 28 2019
by Qanta Ahmed


Threat Is Not Over in Syria: An Update on ISIS Activity • i24 News
November 4 2019
by Qanta Ahmed


Latest on Syria and Turkey with Qanta Ahmed • Brian Kilmeade Show
October 14 2019
by Qanta Ahmed


Middle East Studies Programs Deserve Scrutiny to Weed Out Bias • Fox & Friends
September 21 2019
by Qanta Ahmed


Linda Sarsour Endorses Bernie Sanders and Halts Political Progress • Ingraham Angle
September 9 2019
by Qanta Ahmed


Religious crackdown in the India-occupied portion of Kashmir • Family Research Council
August 30 2019
by Qanta Ahmed


Problematic ideology behind Reps. Tlaib and Omar circus following Israel's ban • Ingraham Angle
August 19 2019
by Qanta Ahmed


Understanding the Pros and Cons of Letting Reps. Omar and Tlaib In the Country• Fox & Friends
August 16 2019
by Qanta Ahmed


Fighting for Religious Freedom Abroad • Fox & Friends
August 13 2019
by Qanta Ahmed


'Sanctuary Church' Offers to Shelter Illegal Immigrants Despite Public Health Risks • Fox & Friends
August 11 2019
by Qanta Ahmed


Rep Tliab Uses Social Justice Scheme to Promote Anti-Israel Policy • The Story with Martha MacCallum
July 29 2019
by Qanta Ahmed


On the Left Victimhood is Praised Above Everything Else • Ingraham Angle
July 15 2019
by Qanta Ahmed


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