Sumaira Abrar

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Ph.D. candidate

sumairaabrar@unm.edu

Interests

health communication, patient-provider communication, health disparities, social determinants of health

Ph.D. Student

2014 cohort

Sumaira was born and raised in Pakistan, earning her BA in Communication Sciences from Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, and MS in Media and Communication from International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan, with a focus on computer mediated communications. Before joining the PhD program, she served as a lecturer at National University of Sciences and Technology and Fatima Jinnah Women University. Her research interests are in intercultural communication.