President Of The Medical Advisory Board
Dr. Ali went to Houston Baptist University where she triple majored in Biology, Chemistry, and Spanish graduating Suma Cumlaude. Later she went to the University of Texas and got her medical doctorate. From there Dr. Ali completed a dual residency in both internal medicine and pediatrics. Dr. Ali is passionate about public health including preventative care and a healthy lifestyle. She focuses on each patient individually and builds a two way bond enhancing the doctor patient relationship. Dr. Ali is board certified in internal medicine and in pediatrics. When she is not seeing patients, Dr. Ali enjoys reading medical literature, listening to audiobooks, and spending time with her two children.
Chief Executive Officer
Rehman Hassan acts as the president, chairman, and founder of iCure. He looks after all iCure Operations ranging from stability to expansion, and all members of iCure directly report to him. He is a diligent student taking neuroscience courses at Harvard University online and taking graduate-level courses from the University of Maryland online, focusing on Bioinformatics. He founded iCure after seeing so many people die from heart disease and cancer, including two of his grandparents. For the past six years, he has been dedicated to helping other people in any way he could. His primary interests are public health, medicine, and education. Professionally he works as a volunteer biology teacher's assistant responsible for teaching students, hosting extra help sessions, implementing project-based learning, and grading papers. He also acts as a medical graphic designer for private practices in Texas. So far, he has worked for a primary care physician and an ophthalmologist designing websites and informational flyers. Furthermore, he works as a medical researcher and is undertaking a project focused on identifying COVID-19 risk factors where he has screened more than 30,000 pieces of medical literature. In his free time, Rehman enjoys reading medical research, reading memoirs of famous scientists, writing short nonfiction articles, teaching Afghan Refugees, and swimming.
Chief Medical Advisor
Dr. Zahra Ali is a comprehensive ophthalmologist. She finished medical school at the University of Southwestern (UTSW) Medical Center in Dallas in 2008, When she is not seeing patients, Dr. Ali enjoys fitness activities such as Bombay Jam and Zumba, planting flowers in her budding garden, learning how to cook new healthy and tasty foods, and spending time with her family including 2 children, Aiza and Adam. Dr. Ali is passionate about making sure that her patients are well informed about all options for care and developing optimized treatment plans for each patient individually.and her residency in ophthalmology also at the UTSW in June 2012.
Chief Operating Officer
Yash Tiwari oversees global chapters (50+ worldwide) of iCure Health. He looks after and strategically plans the expansion of iCure to more locations, internationally. Yash works to build a more influential network for iCure, which can reach and help more people. His motivation for joining iCure Health was his interest and passion for assisting others in understanding the very vast world of medicine. He loves to educate people on topics that are very important for people to know about, such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. He has developed (from ground-up) and structured icure.health. Yash studies at The Village School located in Houston, Texas. Yash plans to go work in the medical field as an oncologist. In his free time, Yash likes to read nonfiction books, study psychology, spend time with family, write code, run, and play tennis.
Chief Financial Officer
Arman Hassan is a student and is acting as the CFO of iCure. He is an assiduous student learning from online courses dealt from universities such as Yale. He decided to join iCure due to his passion for helping others and health. His primary focuses in life revolve around staying active and learning more. He also enjoys educating others in various fields. He aided his brother in the founding and establishment of iCure following the death of two key pieces of their lives-- their grandparents. In his free time he loves running, working out, and as aforementioned, teaching others and learning new things
Central Communications Officer
Nandana is the Director of Relations at iCure Health and manages the official email as well as contacts chapter presidents. She joined iCure due to her passion for health and science and believes it's critical to inform the public of preventive measures they can take to ensure their wellbeing. Her volunteering experiences have opened her eyes to the issues present in the real world, and by becoming a part of iCure, she hopes to use this platform as a way to improve public health. Between helping her community and pursuing her interest in science, she enjoys reading, running, and traveling to mountainous areas. Nandana studies at John P. Stevens and aims to enter a medical profession.
Chief Advising Officer to The Board
Director of Medical Education
Dr. Salima Ali went the the University of Missouri-Kansas City for her undergraduate and went to the UMKC School of Medicine where she received her medical doctorate. She completed a residency in internal medicine and became an endocrinologist from the University of California. Dr. Salima Ali is passionate about helping others and making other’s lives better.
Advising Board Member - Global
Director of Operations
Richa is from Pennsylvania. She serves as the Director of Operations at iCure Health and develops and manages international chapters. She joined iCure Health because of her passion for science and public health. Richa has written articles relating to health and science and has taught students at her school about biology to increase general education about the sciences. After losing her grandmother to various chronic diseases, Richa understands the importance of promoting healthy lifestyles and preventative measures for chronic diseases. Aside from her interests in science and helping others, Richa enjoys listening to music, swimming, playing the piano, and traveling around the world.
Director of Strategy
Alanna Polyak is a student from T.C Jasper and is acting as the Director of Strategies for iCure Health; she works to improve our outreach methods in order to be able to create more chapters to reach more individuals, thus, furthering their education about the topics iCure stands for in captivating ways to get iCure's message across. Her initiative to join iCure was fueled by her passion for the field of medicine regarding everything from understanding the inner workings of the human body and various diseases to interacting with individuals and improving their daily lives by teaching them the various workings of the medical field. Alanna plans to go into the medical field as a doctor. In her free time, she enjoys writing, reading medical research articles as well as literature, spending time with her family, and she is always eager to learn new things.
Director Of Marketing
Deeksha is a sophomore in high school originally from California, but now lives in Texas. She joined iCure Health because of her passion to help people in any way that she can. Currently, Deeksha is a part of several youth-led organizations that advocate for different issues. If she has free time, she likes to draw, watch tv, or design. Deeksha spends her time at iCure creating posters and messages to broadcast on iCure's social platforms to promote iCure.
Director Of Journalism
Sowmya Sridhar is a rising high school senior from Texas. Sowmya joined iCure to fuse her passions for English and science and further iCure’s mission of prevention of disease. She collaborates with Ayesha Sobhan to create engaging and informative newsletters at iCure. Sowmya hopes to become an ophthalmologist in the future. In her free time, she enjoys writing articles on Medium, practicing karate, learning about mindfulness, and reading fantasy and
Shravani Atakari is a junior who currently attends Tompkins High School, she joined iCure Health so that she can have learning experience on her journey through medical education to achieve her goal of being in the medical field. Acting as the Growth Director, and the Chapter President, she works towards spreading awareness of this organization, and educating others about the objectives and goals of iCure Health, while setting the vision for the activities of the iCure organization at her high school as a leader and mediator. In her free time, Shravani enjoys to draw, run, and explore other hobbies and passions.
Assistant To CEO
Richa Chaudhary is a rising junior in high school and lives in New York. She is passionate about nutrition, fitness, and living a healthy lifestyle. Richa joined iCure to promote awareness about healthy life choices and encourage early medical care to avoid preventable ailments. She is interested in pursuing a career in the medical field. In her free time, Richa enjoys swimming, dancing, reading, skiing, yoga, and spending time with family and friends.
Ayesha Sobhan is currently a college student in Malaysia, and hopes to pursue a healthcare-related degree soon! Ayesha joined iCure, as their mission statement allies with my belief that promoting healthier lifestyles can lead to a better future. Diseases such as, coronary heart disease which plague the modern world and tear apart families each year can be eliminated with the right choices. Choices , which people must be informed about. Furthermore, Ayesha believes that raising awareness about diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, diabetes, etc can serve as a preventative measure. Ayesha loves reading scientific journals, thrillers and listening to music and writing in my spare time! Ayesha hopes that one day, she will be able to write for science direct or lancet!