Muppies is introducing the world’s largest Muslim leadership development conference on September 21, 2019, in Chicago.
Muppies is pleased to announce Dr. Imman Musa as a speaker for this year’s conference:
Imman Musa, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist, The Khalil Center
Author | Educator | Mentor
Dr. Imman Musa is a Clinical Psychologist at The Khalil Center in Lombard, Illinois, where she provides spiritually-integrated psychological services to Muslim individuals and families struggling with a number of issues, including anxiety and depression, domestic violence, and grief/loss. Dr. Musa is a co-founder and national board member of the Muslim Women’s Professional Network (MWPN), a non-profit organization dedicated to the mentorship and professional development of Muslim women. She is also an adjunct faculty member at the College of Lake County where she teaches psychology courses to undergraduate students.
Dr. Musa earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Saint Louis University. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from Saint Louis University as well, where she studied Psychology and Spanish and was awarded the university’s prestigious Presidential Scholarship. Her research career has focused on the mental health impact of discrimination and Islamophobia on American Muslims. Dr. Musa has presented her research at professional conferences across the country including the annual meetings of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Muslim Mental Health Conference. She published a chapter on her work in the recently published book Islamophobia and Psychiatry: Recognition, Prevention, and Treatment. Dr. Musa continues to conduct research at Khalil Center and is currently studying positive coping strategies for Muslim children experiencing Islamophobia in school settings.
In 2017, the Saint Louis University Psychology Department awarded Dr. Musa the Harold and Mary Jane Tall Award, which is given to a graduate student who significantly impacted the morale of other students and demonstrates excellence in both the classroom and clinical practice.
In her spare time, Dr. Musa enjoys playing with her cat, spending time with family and friends, and cooking new recipes