Dr. Maram S Museitif, an esteemed public health professional, holds a Doctorate in Public Health (DrPH), a Master’s in Public Health (MPH), and is a Certified in Public Health (CPH) practitioner. With a relentless dedication to addressing health inequities and disparities, Dr. Museitif focuses her expertise on cancer research tailored for vulnerable and underserved communities.
Her leadership spans across various spheres; she chairs the Texas Public Health Association’s Legislative, Policy, and Advocacy Committee, advocating for pivotal statewide policies, programs, and funding dedicated to public health concerns. As Central Health’s Treasurer and Chair of the Budget and Finance Committee, Dr. Museitif spearheads critical financial decisions, ensuring resources are directed to bolstering healthcare accessibility in underserved populations.
Recognized for her exceptional contributions, Dr. Museitif has been honored as a recipient of the National Diversity Council’s 2019 Diversity Health Care Leader award, Leadership Austin’s Ascendant Award, and the Texas Public Health Association’s Jessie A. Yoas Memorial Advocacy Award. Her commitment to service has been acknowledged with the 2021-2022 President’s Volunteer Service Award.
Her professional journey includes impactful roles at distinguished institutions like Yale University, UT Southwestern, and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency. Dr. Museitif is a founding member of The Society of Health Communication and a graduate of Leadership Austin, where she hones her leadership skills and networks with industry leaders.
Adding to her accolades, Dr. Museitif was recently inducted into the Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health in 2023, recognizing her unwavering commitment to promoting equity and addressing health disparities.
Beyond her professional pursuits, Dr. Museitif finds joy in cooking, gardening, and cherishing quality time with her family, striking a balance between her passionate advocacy for public health and personal interests.
- City of Austin Appointment
- Appointed: May 18, 2017
- Reappointed: October 31, 2019
- Term ends: December 31, 2023