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Fareha Rahim MD, FACP


Fareha Rahim MD FACP earned her medical degree from The AGA Khan University Karachi Pakistan and completed her residency in Internal Medicine and Chief Resident year at New York Medical College program, Sound Shore Medical Center, New Rochelle, New York. She also did a partial fellowship training in Rheumatology, from Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, New York. She is board-certified in Internal Medicine.
Dr. Rahim has been practicing medicine for 20 years. Prior to joining Piedmont Athens Regional, Dr. Rahim was part of the Private Practice group, Hawthorne Medical Associates, Athens GA.
Presently she is Faculty for Piedmont Athens Regional Internal Medicine Residency Program, Clinical Assistant Professor Augusta University /UGA Medical Partnership. She is also an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Faculty of Medical Sciences, College of Public Health, UGA 9/2016.
Dr. Rahim enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 kids. She enjoys travel and food.
She enjoys serving the community. She is involved with philanthropic work in USA and Pakistan.
She is a recipient of the Charles A. Foreman M.D Humanitarian Award and Chief Resident Award.

Winner of Online Athens Community Choice Award BEST OF THE BEST 2021 Physician at Piedmont.


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Shamamah Niazi MD

General Secretary

Dr. Shamamah Niazi obtained her medical degree from The Aga Khan University Medical College. 

She completed her residency in Internal Medicine from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, and served as a Chief Resident. She is Board Certified by The American Board of Internal Medicine and is a member of the American Medical Association and American College of Physicians. Dr. Niazi works for the Wellstar Medical Health System. She s a Primary care physician at the Shallowford Medical Center in Marietta, Georgia. Dr. Niazi has been associated with GAAPPNA for 14 years while working with different committees. she is pleased to serve as General Secretary of EC 2022.

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Yasmeen Imran MD


Dr. Yasmeen Imran obtained her Medical degree from Sindh Medical College, Karachi.  She did her residency at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She then did her fellowship in Geriatrics from the University of Louisville,  KY. 
Dr. Imran is currently working as a Hospitalist with the VA Medical Center, Atlanta, GA. 
She is Board certified with ABIM and a member of ACP and Society of Hospital Medicine. 
Yasmeen has been a part of the GA community for the last 12 years and is honored to be a part of the GA-APPNA Executive team as a Treasurer.

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Nausheen Naveed MD

Immediate Past President

I graduated from People’s Medical College Nawabshah Sindh. Afterward, I completed my residency in Radiology at Bridgeport Hospital Yale-New Haven in Connecticut. Then I pursued dual fellowships in Pediatric and Neuroradiology at Yale-New Haven Hospital. I worked at a private practice in Milford, Connecticut for 2 years before moving to Atlanta. I have been working as a consultant radiologist at Virtual Radiologic. I have two beautiful children and a husband, Naveed Alvi, who is also a Radiologist. In my spare time, I enjoy engaging in philanthropy and am currently involved in several projects both in the United States and Pakistan. In 2019 I served as the treasurer for APPNA.

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Fahd Syed

President Elect 2022