Zohray Moolani Talib is Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine and of Health Policy at the George Washington University (GWU) Medical School in Washington, D.C. Dr. Talib is a clinician and practices Internal Medicine in addition to being a leader in the field of global health with expertise in health workforce, community engagement, strategic partnerships and health service research. She is a member of the National Academy of Medicine's Global Forum on Innovations in Health Professions Education and Vice Chair.
Zohray Moolani Talib is Chair of the Department of Medical Education and Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at the California University of Science and Medicine. Dr. Talib is also a Professor of Medical Education and Internal Medicine and also holds academic appointments at the Aga Khan University in Kenya as well as Mbarara University of Science and Technology in Uganda. Dr. Talib’s leadership activities and research focus on strengthening medical and health professions education in low-resource settings and for under-served communities. She has worked with medical schools in Africa, examining training models aimed at improving the quantity, quality and retention of graduates. She has published on medical education innovations that support the scale-up of training programs for under-served communities. Dr. Talib is also an advocate for gender parity in global health leadership and has written commentaries that bring light to this issue in both the Lancet and Lancet Global Health. Dr. Talib has led global health initiatives in Central Asia and East Africa ranging from community-based cancer screening to research training for academic faculty. She brings to the field of global health the unique perspective of being a primary care clinician, educator and researcher. She was previously Associate Professor of Medicine and of Health Policy at GWU where she held leadership positions in undergraduate and graduate medical education.
Dr. Talib received her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, and her Doctor of Medicine from University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the George Washington University Hospital. She is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.