As the Deputy Director at the ACCESS Community Health and Research Center Madiha Tariq oversees health promotion and disease prevention programs with a focus of immigrant and refugee health. Ms. Tariq has served as project director on several complex federal grants including a highly successful Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services funded health insurance navigator program which gained recognition by leaders including President Barrack Obama and the US Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy. She has published research on access to care, chronic disease, mental health and other issues liked to Arab health. She also chairs the Arab Health Summit – which is the only platform for ground-breaking research on Health Issues in Arab Communities. She is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Interdisciplinary Research Leadership Program Fellow. She holds a Master’s in Public Health from George Washington University in Washington, DC and a Bachelor of Arts from Middlebury College in Vermont.